Barbara Cook is a graduate of Virginia Tech where she majored in biology. Barbara has been leading group exercise classes since 1991. With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry Barbara has taught around the world for a wide variety of populations. She is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, holds a Christopher Newport University personal trainer certificate, and is trained in a variety of disciplines including Les Mills BODYPUMP™, Silver Sneakers, YogaFit, Madd Dogg Spinning, Powder Blue Turbo kick and Piyo instructor programs. Barbara served as a Dept. of the Navy Fitness Coordinator for three years in Naples Italy and returned to MA where she enjoys instructing at a variety of clubs. Helping people stay active and healthy while having fun is her objective.