Certified Personal Trainer, and Motivational Speaker specializes in women's health and fitness, cardio, strength training, body sculpting and working with seniors for function, strength and independent living. She is certified by the American Council on Exercise, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, Wellness Council of America, Houston Wellness Association, the IDEA Health & Fitness Association and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Ujima Health Connection.
Yvette has worked in the fitness industry over 29 years and has trained at the Super Resorts in Negril, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, Jamaica. She facilitates workshops and seminars on health, fitness and wellness in corporate, religious and private sectors.
In 1998, she founded the Fill Your Cup First Fitness and Spa Retreat for Women. Former owner of Body Image Fitness Studio and Fitness Editor for Link Magazine, she currently writes articles on health and fitness for Jones Magazine and other publications. Yvette is dedicated to helping improve the quality of life for her clientele and the community through positive lifestyle changes that include exercise, motivation, education and good nutrition.
A dynamic speaker who brings optimism and energy to her workshops and seminars, Yvette's goal and purpose is to inspire the world to fitness. She provides fitness programs to individuals and corporate groups; an online training program along with a bi-monthly newsletter Yvette's Get Fit Newsletter. She runs the very successful G.U.M.B.O. (Get Up and Move Your Butt Operation) Boot Camp, held in Houston and in Pearland.