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Fitness Expert & Wellness Leader

Petra Kolber is an internationally renowned fitness expert and wellness leader who is known throughout the industry as a crusader for change and a beacon of authentic happiness. In her 25 years in the fitness world she has starred in and choreographed sixty award winning videos and fitness programs, and has spoken live to thousands of motivated followers. As a national workshop leader and keynote speaker she inspires people around the globe to stand up for their lives and live profoundly from their hearts. She has been a consultant and contributor to many national fitness magazines and has been named Fitness Crusader Of The Year by Health Magazine.

As a two-time cancer survivor, she is passionate about waking people up to the precious gift of time. Her mission is to inspire people to move more and fear less, so that they can stretch their dreams, strengthen their courage muscle and build an inspired life, full of joy and gratitude.

In her spare time Petra is an aspiring DJ, a budding cook, an avid traveler, and podcast maven who feels deeply blessed on the mornings...

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Fitness Professional and Author

Brett Klika, CSCS, is an award-winning fitness professional, author, and Co-Founder of SPIDERfit Kids, on online provider of youth fitness education and inspiration. With over 20 years of experience creating youth fitness programs, fitness DVD’s, and other resources for schools, athletic organizations, and the fitness industry, Brett continues to bring his knowledge and practical experience with the “power of play” to fitness educators around the world.

Brett consults with executives and Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson and Johnson, Deloitte, Marriot, and others on how to integrate health into the modern family’s busy lifestyle.

In 2013, Brett was recognized by the International Dance, Exercise, and Aerobics organization as “Personal Trainer of the Year”.

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Jessica H. Maurer’s career consists of teaching in collegiate, corporate, and private venues as a certified ACE personal trainer and AFAA group fitness instructor. While her background is in dance, she has found her passion in fitness education, with a concentration in program development and social media. Jessica is the social media and online manager as well as a ghost-writer for several top and well-known fitness personalities. She has designed, created and implemented websites and blogs for large brands, private studios, and individuals. She is the VP of GroupEx PRO Operations, the #VPAT of SFResources, Education Manager for Lebert Fitness, and the Online Manager for Bruce and Mindy Mylrea.

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Fitness & Wellness Educator

Jessica Matthews, M.S., is an award-winning fitness and wellness educator. She serves as assistant professor at Point Loma Nazarene University where she developed the Master of Kinesiology in Integrative Wellness program. She also is a senior advisor for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). As a national board-certified health and wellness coach (NBC-HWC) and longtime yoga teacher and exercise professional, Jessica is a sought after and trusted media resource, regularly contributing to numerous publications and media outlets, including CNN, The New York Times, Women’s Health and Oprah.com. Jessica is currently completing her doctorate in behavioral health with a focus on clinical integrated care and works within the Center for Integrative Medicine at UC San Diego.

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