Joanne Blackerby speaking & signing Training Effects

Joanne Blackerby, owner and founder of Spirit Fitness Training in Austin, celebrates the release of her first book, Training Effects, which goes beyond the art of the memoir to reflect on how her career as a personal trainer helped her overcome her stormy youth and the trials of life as a multiracial immigrant, wife, mother and professional woman and find wisdom and fulfillment.

Joanne interweaves the principles of fitness with her own story and glimpses into the lives of those she has known and trained to offer an inspiring guide for everyone who contends with family dysfunction, emotional issues and life's many challenges plus the quest to be physically healthy and strong. Voted "World's Top Personal Trainer" by LifeFitness and known as one of the most rigorous yet empathetic and inspiring trainers in Central Texas, Joanne also urges those in the exercise industry to recognize that training the body for fitness comes through acknowledging and working with each person’s entire self as well enhancing their own skills and selves.
Joanne will share her journey and discuss becoming fit for life in body and soul. A book signing will follow.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Event address: 
5501 N Lamar Blvd
78751-1029 Austin