Shannen unlocked her passion for fitness as an undergrad at Texas A&M University. Determined to pursue a healthy lifestyle while in college, she became heavily involved in the group fitness program offered at the Student Recreation Center. Shannen began teaching a variety of cardio group fitness classes and soon discovered a love for yoga, Pilates, and barre. She appreciates how these formats encourage functional movement that keep her body feeling good.
During her time in the fitness industry, Shannen has received certifications through YogaFit, Schwinn Cycling, Peak Pilates, AFAA, and is a Master Trainer for Barre Above. Upon obtaining her M.Ed. at Texas A&M University Shannen moved to San Antonio, TX where she oversaw the University of Texas at San Antonio group fitness & personal training program, taught multiple group fitness classes per week, and oversaw the hiring and training of all new group fitness instructors at her facility. Shannen has relocated to Austin, TX and is excited to discover all that Austin has to offer and share her love of fitness and Barre with the community. When she isn’t pursuing a new fitness endeavor, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling the world.