FitPro Bios

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The FitPro Team

JUDI SHEPPARD MISSETT

JUDI SHEPPARD MISSETT

Founder and CEO of the world’s largest dance fitness company, Judi is a renowned fitness pioneer who has received numerous awards, including four Hall of Fame inductions. Find out more about Judi and the history of Jazzercise here.
SHANNA MISSETT NELSON

SHANNA MISSETT NELSON

As President of Jazzercise, Inc. and a 30+ year veteran instructor, Shanna's business strategies and choreography have secured the fitness empire’s place in history.
YOUNG MCCARTHY

YOUNG MCCARTHY

Director of Training & Development at Jazzercise, Inc. and FitPro team lead, Young is also a killer motivator who’ll leave you dripping with sweat and feeling really good about it.
GRACE DOUGLASS

GRACE DOUGLASS

Grace took her first Jazzercise class at the age of just 13 – with her mom! Nearly 10 years later, she’s the instructor who’ll entertain you through the burn.
LAVONNE FAVORS

LAVONNE FAVORS

A Clinical Nurse Manager by day and 11 year instructor veteran, LaVonne is well-known for using the power of positivity to encourage you through muscles-on-fire workouts.
HOLLY GALLOWAY

HOLLY GALLOWAY

A pro instructor and trainer, Holly has been teaching Jazzercise for over 21 years. She was famously recruited by now-Jazzercise President Shanna from the dance floor and has never looked back.
JENN HOLDERNESS

JENN HOLDERNESS

Jenn fell in love with Jazzercise "at first dance" and certified as an instructor 3 short months after that. A Registered Dietician, Jenn also heads up Junior Jazzercise.
SHANDI JOHNSON

SHANDI JOHNSON

Known for her million-dollar smile and killer arms, Shandi has been teaching Jazzercise for over 7 years and also happens to be one of Apparel’s star models.
CLAIRE LABRECHE

CLAIRE LABRECHE

Sure, Claire can shake it with a smile, but make no mistake: she will help you change. Her smile is contagious, but she’s dead serious about motivating you to your next level.
ADRIENNE MENICHINI

ADRIENNE MENICHINI

Owner of Southlake Jazzercise Premier Center in Texas (voted "Best of the Best" gym/fitness facility for 6 years!), Adrienne may be best known for her sass and her “boss babe” lingo.
EMILY NEWLANDS MURPHY

EMILY NEWLANDS MURPHY

A dancer from the age of 3, Emily certified in 2010 and now mentors instructor trainees through to successful auditions. She can also whip up a mean (gluten-free) apple cake.
TONI PITRUZZELLO

TONI PITRUZZELLO

While her larger-than-life personality will motivate you through the toughest of sweat seshes, most days you’ll find Toni working behind-the-scenes to help bring Jazzercise to life online.