75 Year Old Fitness Expert Ernestine Shepherd Coming to Florissant

In her bodybuilding career, she has won 2 titles and run 9 marathons.

The Head, Heart and Hands Seminar will be held in Florissant on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Jamestown Bluffs Library from 1:30-3:00. The event is geared towards providing people with valuable and information on how to take good care of their health.

In general, the said seminar will address the fitness, health and nutritional issues faced by both men and women of all ages, sizes and shapes. The organizers of the seminar is Winans Academy of Performing Arts and they are confident that both couch potatoes and extreme athletes will benefit from the knowledge and information to be shared by the speakers. 

The seminar will feature 75-year old body builder, Ernestine Shepherd. She is one of the oldest competitive female bodybuilders in the world, declared by the Guinness Book of World Records. Currently, Shepherd leads the exercise classes for seniors at the Union Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore, and works as a personal trainer. In her bodybuilding career, she has won 2 titles and run 9 marathons.

In the seminar, Shepherd is expected to discuss all the things about longevity and optimum health secrets. She is also expected to share her experiences and routine as a bodybuilder not just to inform the audience, but to inspire them as well.

Apart from Shepherd, Dwayne Bess and Lyle Johnson will also share their expertise in fitness and health. Bess is an acclaimed author of The Perpetual Hand. He has also appeared and received coverage on The Bernie Hays Show, Essence Magazine, KPLR, ABC, FOX and other media outlets that speak on topics about creating a selfless and positive life and personal protection of ladies. Bess is highly regarded as a speaker who shoots straight from the hip, so he is expected to inspire others with his speech.

On the other hand, Johnson is the CEO of St. Louis-based MVP Fitness and the author of the book entitled “Get Fit 4 Christ”. He is considered as a force in the fitness industry due to his wide background in competitive athletics coupled with his knowledge of personal fitness training. With his long years of experience in the fitness and health industry, he is expected to provide the audience with tips and information that they can use and apply on their everyday life.

For more details about the Head, Heart and Hands Seminar, visit their website at www.getfit4christ.org or call them at 314-831-7505.

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Christie Norrick November 05, 2012 at 07:09 PM
It is wonderful to hear about an event that welcomes people of ages and fitness levels to learn how to be their healthiest. Adults over 50 who get inspired by Ms. Shepard should check out all the fitness classes and volunteer opportunities offered by OASIS (http://www.oasisnet.org/Cities/Central/StLouisMO.aspx).


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