Blog > Interview With Patrice Ware the Cardio Instructor
Posted June 21, 2021
We interviewed Patrice Ware the instructor for our Cardio and Standing Cardio classes. Here are the questions we asked! Also take our Physical Activity survey here! It will help us know what types of programs to offer to you the community. You can find Patrice’s cardio classes over Zoom every other Thursday night. Find when her classes happen at the library on our event calendar here.
Library: How long have you been teaching cardio classes?
Patrice: Approximately 2 years.
Library: What is your fitness specialty?
Patrice: Anti- Aging measures :Resistance training and bodyweight exercises.
Library: What inspired you to become a physical fitness instructor?
Patrice: In my youth, I would “exercise” to my mom’s Jane Fonda tapes. My interest grew from there. Moreover, fitness instructing has dance elements, and I enjoy creating meaningful fitness choreography!
Library: What are the benefits of your class?
Patrice: I would say creative, engaging yet effective.
Library: What do you do to prepare yourself for class?
Patrice: Vibing in the mirror and the rest of the routine flows from there. I’m forever a student, so watching routines and taking group classes has become a beneficial hobby.
Library: What motivates you to work hard?
Patrice: Progression. its the essence of this industry. Also, I enjoy being impactful and hearing others testify on the positive side effects of exercise
Library: What qualifications do you have?
Patrice: Aside from my passion for this industry, I am dual certified. ACE Wellness Health Coach, ACE Group Fitness Instructor
Library: Do you teach any other workout classes?
Patrice: Before I became a full-time Health Coach, I instructed the active- aging community. Currently, I have few clients that I serve virtually.
Library: Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?
Patrice: My hula hoop, I have an extensive collection. Funny thing, I learned the art of hula hooping in my late 20’s.
Library: Do you recommend any other things one can do in addition to working out physically to improve their workouts?
Patrice: Balance matters. I advise individuals to diversify their routines. It should entail cardio, strength and flexibility exercises.
Library: Where can your classes be seen?
Patrice: Currently virtually at Matteson Public library on Thursday nights
Library: If anyone wants to reach you for further information and consultation how can they do so?
Patrice: Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org