Thank you for tuning in to our live Q&A session with Alexandria on April 21st, and many thanks to Alexandria for joining us to talk about fitness training and proper exercise techniques! For those who missed the session, please see below for a recording.
Alexandria Anderson (she/her) is an ACE Certified Personal and Group Fitness Instructor from Chicago, Illinois. She has lived in Austin for over 16 years. Alexandria graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in Communications. After graduating in 2009, she ran professionally for NIKE for 8 years and was a part of several USA World Gold and Silver Medal Track and Field teams. After retiring from track and field in 2017, she continued to pursue her passion of impacting lives through fitness by receiving her CPT in January 2018. She became a personal trainer because she truly has the desire to help others be the healthiest version of themselves. Alexandria launched her fitness business, Essential Fitness ATX, in the fall of 2018, with a focus on personal and small group training. Her sessions and classes are well-balanced and curated in such a way that all levels will find benefit and challenge. In the summer of 2020, Alexandria was inducted into the University of Texas Athletics Hall of Honors for her successful track and field career which includes winning an individual NCAA national championship her last year at UT.
She is currently working to complete her 200 RYT Yoga Certification, Cancer Exercise Training Institute Personal Training Certification, ACE Health Coach Certification & ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist Program. Outside of training, Alexandria loves to travel, camping, gardening, skating, hiking and hanging out with friends and family. Check out her website and Instagram for more information!