Fitness Specialist - BS, PT, DC
Erica brings 30 plus years of experience in the health and fitness industry to Elite. This includes 15 years of clinical Chiropractic and Functional Medicine Nutrition, and 30 years of personal training and group exercise instruction. Mother of 6, Grandmother of 4, Erica personally as well as professionally understands the importance of lifetime wellness, time management, staying active and injury free, as well as facing weight challenges throughout a lifetime.
To Erica, wellness is a core value. Wellness equates to balance. All the body’s systems (physical, chemical, mental) must be in balance to achieve true health and wellness.
Her background as a collegiate track athlete, Chiropractor, Personal Trainer, and Corrective Exercise Specialist provide Erica with knowledge to help EVERYONE achieve their exercise goals (no matter how broken) in order to balance the physical part of the wellness equation. Erica believes activity and exercise is appropriate and necessary for everyone to improve and maintain quality of life if done in a safe, supervised environment.
BS-Biochemistry. University of Wisconsin, Madison
Doctor of Chiropractic. Palmer, Davenport, IA
Personal Training Certifications: YMCA, ACE, NASM
Group Fitness Certifications: YMCA, AFFA, ACE
NASM: Corrective Exercise Specialist
Functional Medicine: Functional Medicine Institute Gig Harbor, WA
American Heart Association: CPR/AED/FA Instructor
Exercising, Time with family and dogs, Hiking/camping, 4 –wheeling, and Marksmanship