Jannifer joins the Row On Austin crew with a humbling amount experience. With a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and ACE and TRX certifications, Jannifer has been in the fitness industry for almost fifteen years. As a personal trainer, she enjoys watching her clients get stronger, as a wellness coach she enjoys helping them find more balance in their lives. From developing a wellness program, to starting her own fitness company, Health Nut Fitness, Jannifer now loans her energy, knowledge and enthusiasm to Row On Austin.
Veronica spans the full fitness spectrum: from fitness, yoga and wellness educator to kickboxing and strength training group fitness instructor and nutrition consultant. She has studied yoga and exercise science for over a decade. Veronica has a Bachelor's degree from Texas State in Exercise and Sports Science and has been teaching group fitness and yoga since 2006.
She has developed and maintains a wellness program for UT students, who live at the Scottish Rite Dormitory: a private, non-profit educational dorm. Her program focuses on implementing the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for health and fitness, improving nutrient density and nutrient timing by using mindfulness practices, and practicing yoga to improve overall wellbeing.
Veronica fell in love with rowing after taking Stacy's amazing Rapid On Row class at Row On Austin: it's such a great full-body work-out! She's bringing her breadth of knowledge to Row On Austin and can’t wait to blend rowing intervals with a fusion of mat Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, and weight training.
Perks to taking her rowing classes: low-impact cardio, balanced muscular strength and endurance, improve power and range-of-motion safely.
Kara Kopecky has worked full time in the fitness industry since 2010. She is a certified personal trainer through the NASM, a certified comprehensive Pilates instructor through Body Arts & Science International, and is certified in The Bar Method technique. Kara's true passion resides in the world of weight and interval training, and teaching Row On Austin classes is the perfect balance of the two training methods. Kara's experience teaching Pilates and barre adds an awareness to her classes which focus on form and control. Kara is excited to be a part of the Row On Austin team and can't wait to spread her love for rowing throughout the Austin fitness community!
RP is a rare sighting these days: a native Austinite. Growing up, he played football, baseball and ran track at Anderson High School. He left Texas, but only briefly, to play Wide Receiver at Louisiana Tech University.
His love of the physical prowess of the game led him to a degree in Exercise Sports Science, and to a career in getting adults and kids healthy and fit. Finally back in Austin, as an ISSA Strength and Conditioning Specialist, RP’s had the privilege of working with adults and young athletes for the last four years, building their confidence and physical strength. And has now added rowing to his long list of skills.
When he’s not coaching rowing, or spotting a client in a heavy lift, he’s hunting down Austin’s newest hot restaurants. A self-proclaimed foodie, he’s all too happy to hop in the gym the next morning to burn off the extra calories. So join RP! He’s always looking for someone to burn a few calories with…