Andrea Cross

Coach

Qualifications

Yoga Certification - 200Hr
ACE Personal Trainer Certification
AA in Physical Education
Health Coach Certification through IIN (Institute for Integrative Nutrition)

About Coach

I grew up being homeschooled due to the frequency of travel for my Dad's work. It was a wonderful opportunity to bond as a family and see so many places but it also came with a good amount of inactivity, eating out for most meals and not the healthiest choices. There was always a desire within me to be an athlete but being overweight at a young age made me insecure and uncomfortable in my own skin. When I hit high school I joined EVER sport I could, let's just say basketball is not my sport even though I desperately wanted it to be. I tried out Tennis, swim and water-polo. The pool became my comfort zone. each year from then on I learned different way of exercising and eating. Out of high school I became a personal trainer and the rest is history! I am continually learning and growing in the health and wellness space.

Turning Point

My turning point was in high school when I stepped on the scale and saw 200lbs. I was uncomfortable in my own skin and completely insecure in my body. Over the past 10+ years I have lost over 80lbs. I still struggle with body image issues and food, but God is continually teaching and growing me in these areas.

Motivation & Passion

My why. I know what it feels like to be a slave to food. I know how hard it is to make changes and how long it takes. I know what it is like to be uncomfortable in my own skin and to feel alone/isolated in it. I want to help others in understanding they are BIO INDIVIDUAL. No one is like you so each person has an unique body and what works for them. I am passionate about God and how He meets us in movement. He made our bodies and He alone should where we place our identity. I love mobility, strength training and yoga. I am passionate about preventative practices, holistic and whole body health. I want to use my experiences to help others and glorify God.

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