author Shelly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, CA. She comes from a proud family of farmers and wonderful home-grown cooks and has enjoyed field-fresh produce her entire life.

Shelly has been involved in the Health, Fitness and Wellness Industry since 1989 teaching fitness classes, prescribing exercise programs, and providing massage therapy. She has been certified by various fitness organizations in post-rehabilitation therapy, group fitness instruction, Pilates, T.O.U.C.H. training, and massage therapy and has years of experience working with clients on healthy lifestyle modification, stress management and balanced (but tasty) nutrition.

Shelly is also the author of Fitness Kitchen: Recipes for a Fad-Free Lifestyle.