Getting to know: Julie Slate

February 22, 2016 Campus Community, Community Print Print
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Julie Slate

Julie Slate Cardio Kickboxing Instructor since 2015

Q: What is your job description?

A: “I teach cardio kickboxing and cross training. Cardio kickboxing is a 30 minute high impact aerobics class. Cross training involves dealing with weights and body weights. It’s high impact, too.

 

Q: How long have you been teaching fitness classes?

A: I’ve been involved with the fitness industry throughout my life and I’ve taught classes, in general, since 1996.

 

Q: What’s your favorite part about working at OCCC?

A: “Seeing new faces and getting different age groups. It’s pretty neat to see how many different age groups I get in here.”

 

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: “I do personal training, and I have two boys. We do a lot of baseball, as well as travelling when we get to.”

 

Q: What’s your favorite thing about sports and fitness?

A: “They go together. Sports are really fun and you get healthy doing it.”

 

Q: Why should students keep up with their physical fitness?

A: “It just improves their quality of life. They feel better, and more confident. Physically, mentally, emotionally, all the way around. It’s great to be tied into a group with people around, too. That’s why I like the group fitness.”

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