Lauren Hawkins, is a certified group fitness instructor. She has been working as a group fitness instructor and physical therapy aide in a physical therapy setting for the past four years. Along with her clinical and fitness experience, she has helped facilitate and program high school cross country camps, as well as speed and agility camps for baseball athletes. Her passion for people, fitness, and travel took her overseas to develop a sports camp for the youth of a small village in Jinja, Uganda. Prior to becoming a fitness instructor, Lauren was a collegiate cross-country coach and worked with local high schools in developing a strength and conditioning program for cross-country athletes.