Constance, a native of Germany, is a lifelong exercise and active lifestyle enthusiast. Throughout her life Constance has participated in a variety of sports and feels comfortable with a wide range of physical activities. Living in the Bay Area in California, she embraces a healthy lifestyle as much as she can for herself and her 16 year old twins. She has run 7 half marathons, practiced Shotokan Karate for almost 10 years, enjoys swimming, biking and hiking, group exercise classes and strength training. A consummate multitasker, she has embraced a variety of career paths including health coaching, personal training, skin care consultant, physical therapist, group exercise instructor, heading a YMCA group exercise department, and most importantly, a Mom. All of Constance’s roles support her philosophy of living a physically active and healthy lifestyle.
Currently, Constance divides her time between family and her lifestyle focused career. She is involved in her children’s activities and encourages them to focus on personal betterment. Her healthy lifestyle passions include topics such as Weight Loss – lose the weight and keep it off for good, Efficient Meal Planning, Shopping Tips, Edible Gardening, Healthy Meals and Snacks for the whole family, and How to Easily Incorporate Activity into Daily Life with activities such as walking, biking, and climbing stairs.
She loves to make the time to cook and sit down for meals with friends and family. Constance’s most recent trend-setting project is the construction of an edible garden in the front yard of her home in Silicon Valley. In place of a water guzzling lawn and ornamental shrubbery, Constance has installed an organic vegetable garden and is not only the talk of the neighborhood but is also spreading the word about the latest gardening trend – front yard organics, following the gardening trend for 2017 : “Five gardening trends for 2017“, San Jose Mercury News.
Constance’s qualifications include:
- Certified Holistic Health Coach and Nutritionist
- AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor for cycling, TRX, Boot Camp and Strength Training
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
- Former Physical Therapist, trained in Germany