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Jacqueline Batchelder

Zumba® Express Instructor

Jacqueline Batchelder has been in the fitness industry for almost 30 years.  An alumnus of The Boston Conservatory, she moved to Los Angeles in 1988 to further her career and education at UCLA.  Soon after, she was asked to be an instructor and trainer for Jane Fonda's fitness studio where her list of students and clients included celebrities such as Sharon Gless, Shirlee Fonda and even Fonda herself.  Batchelder also had a following of students from other fitness studios such as Kevin Bacon, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Paula Abdul, Chynna Phillips, Christy Turlington, and the late Juliete Prowse.

 

In 1991, Batchelder traveled to Norway to choreograph, produce and perform in an exercise video that featured Miss World Norway.  During the same time frame, she traveled to Bahrain where she and five other fitness professionals implemented a fitness and recreational program for the U.S. troops fighting in Operation Desert Storm.

 

Today, Batchelder is the owner and operator of BodyFit, Quincy’s most affordable and effective gym since 2003.  She is certified in aerobics, Zumba, Spinning®, Body Pump, Kick Boxing, Mat Pilates, Zumba®, Jukari®  and holds personal training certifications from UCLA and AFAA.  She has been featured in several fitness magazines such as Shape, Fitness, and Cycling Fitness and has appeared on several talk shows and fitness segments on major television networks.  

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