James has studied and trained in capoeira, the African Brazilian martial art for the past decade, and has been a student of health and fitness for a lifetime. He has been leading people through dynamic and innovative exercise regimens for more than 12 years, and is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. His practice centers around expanding efficiency and mobility along the body’s kinetic chain, allowing for the optimum movement, stability, and flexibility integral to any wellness plan.
James develops individualized workout programs to meet the needs of diverse clientele. He has an extensive understanding of the body’s interdependent systems, and how consistent physical activity, proper nutrition, and positive attitudes facilitate excellent health. His attentiveness to each client’s specific strengths and challenges have proven successful in improving joint and muscle issues, correcting posture and alignment, and increasing overall self-confidence in one’s physical abilities. As a martial arts practitioner he has devised a resourceful toolbox of holistic exercises, stretching techniques, and simple methods for injury reduction.
James is also the co-owner of TheFamily Dances, a creative practice boutique that designs dance and capoeira programs for youth, families, and organizations. He is the father of three awesome little folks.