Month: May 2021

The Functional Aging Institute feat. Dr. Dan Ritchie

In episode 20 of the FitnessFest Podcast we have one of the founders of the Functional Aging Institute, Dr. Dan Ritchie. Dr. Ritchie shares his initial start in the fitness industry which included the beginnings of active aging education, and his thought process going into co-founding the Functional Aging Institute. Over the last year many …

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Zumba and the World of Group Fitness feat. Petra Robinson

  In episode 19 of the FitnessFest Podcast we have Petra Robinson, fitness industry pioneer and consultant. Petra has had many notable stops in the fitness industry but created a name for herself at Zumba and AFAA. Having started in the fitness industry when education was a non-factor, Petra was one of major driving forces …

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Developing Masala Bhangra and Creating Your Own Fitness Journey feat. Sarina Jain

  In Episode 18 of the FitnessFest Podcast we have Sarina Jain, developer of Masala Bhangra. Sarina takes of through a journey that includes developing her own group fitness format, and how she wanted to share her Indian heritage. Coined as the “Indian Jane Fonda,” Sarina Jain is the creator of the original Masala Bhangra® …

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