A lifelong athlete, competing at the collegiate level as a Division I Field Hockey Player at the University of Richmond, Tara’s interest and passion has always been exercise and a healthy way of life. As afitness enthusiast, Tara has completed several full marathons, half marathons, triathlons, and other smaller races. Graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies, she combined her passion for health and fitness with her love for helping others by joining The Leukemia and Lymphoma Societies’ Team in Training Campaign. After several years with LLS, she worked in inside sales and then went back to the nonprofit industry as the manager of the development department of The Thyroid, Head, and Neck Cancer Foundation. Tara joined Live Journey Fit in 2016 as a trip leader and event coordinator, after becoming a mom. She has two young daughters she adores, Katherine and Annie. Tara is Maddog Spinning Certified and SCW Personal Training certified.
Tara loves spending time at the beach with her family, running, playing tennis and enjoying a cup of coffee or glass of wine!
Cherise is a local mom who strives to help others live their Fit Life! Never the athlete or the ‘fit’ one growing up, she knew change had to come after having her daughter in 2004. By educating herself on a healthy way to live and incorporating exercise is when she fell in love with the process, lost the weight and wanted to share her passion with other moms who felt the same!
To further her education, Cherise became a certified personal trainer through AAAI, a certified group fitness instructor with ACE and holds certifications with TRX and Insanity Live. She also has a health and fitness food blog over at www.cherisemazur.com where she creates simple healthy recipes & meal plans for the busy lifestyle.
She enjoys travel, yoga and a good glass of wine – life is all about balance, right? Fell in love with hiking & outdoor fitness through Live Journey Fit. Married her high school sweetheart and has 2 kids plus a crazy boxer. You can catch her at JeniFit studios training or teaching Circuit classes.
Patty is a NASM certified personal trainer as well as a Certified Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She teaches a variety of classes including TRX, spin and weight lifting classes. In her free time, Patty loves to spend time with her family, walk her dogs, snowboard in the winter and spend time at the beach in the summer.
Patty believes that a positive mindset is a very important part in living a healthy lifestyle. Speaking to yourself in a kind, encouraging and supportive way is necessary to maintain physical health.