LAUREN HICKERSON

Certified Personal Trainer
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EDUCATION

B.S. California State University, Fullerton - Kinesiology
A.D. Nursing, Santa Ana College – in progress – class of 2018

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (PFT) NESTA
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

ACHIEVEMENTS

Lauren received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, while being on the Dean’s list for multiple semesters. One of her most recent achievements was the implementation of a successful incentive program for the employees of Orange County Transportation Authority. Although the employees were timid to start the program they were pleased with their results at the end.

EXPERIENCE

Lauren has been a personal trainer for five years and started her career working with older adults. Lauren was cross trained as a fitness coach and physical therapy aide in a physical therapy gym geared for the 50+ age group. She has worked for over three years in corporate wellness; working alongside employees of OCTA, such as bus drivers, assistants, and directors. Lauren will be graduating with her Nursing degree in December 2018 and plans to work in the intensive care unit.

INTERESTS

Lauren has been involved in sports and fitness since she was on her first t-ball team at age 6. She continues to try new sports when the opportunity arises. This past year she has delved into mixed martial arts with a focus on Brazilian jiu jitsu and kickboxing. Lauren has a passion in the kitchen as well; she loves to create new and flavorful plant-based meals as often as possible. She also enjoys yoga, hiking, backpacking, and lifting.

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

Mark Twain said: “The two most important days in your life, are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Once I realized my personal why I have been able to work towards my aspirations with so much more passion. I want to help my clients find out their why, help them find their own passion.