Shirley Joyce Sanchez
I earned my Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from The University of Texas at Austin and minored in Psychology after graduating Valedictorian from Wm. B. Travis High School. I was a member of The University of Texas Longhorn Band (piccolo) and I am currently a member of the University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band. I have over 40 years of experience in the fitness and dance industry. I have taught classes in ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, step, indoor cycling, weight training, kick-boxing, yoga, Pilates, gymnastics and baton twirling. I have had the wonderful pleasure of working with age groups from 6 years old up to adult seniors. I have danced professionally in the United States and Japan. I have performed on national television shows Merv Griffin Productions Dance Fever , Dick Clark Productions American Bandstand and featured in two national broadcasts P.M Magazine for dance and interview. I have performed in local commercials for Kara-Vel and Hit Stop Records and Tapes. I have been featured on KTBC News (dance) and KXAN News (bodybuilding). I have also been featured in local newspapers The American Statesman, The Austin Citizen, The Austin Herald, Motorola Inc., and The Westlake Picayunne Newspaper. I was a featured guest on the Cactus Pryor Show for three dance episodes. I won First Place in Mr.& Ms. All Natural Bodybuilding Championships Mixed Pairs. I performed as a featured dancer in the Zilker Hillside Musical Theatre “Guys and Dolls.” I was also featured in cabaret dance numbers for VIVA 2007 and 2008 Aids Services of Austin Fund Raisers. I have been certified in Group Fitness and Personal Training through The Aerobics Fitness Association of America since 1985. I have been a guest speaker for the following organizations:
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy (Fall 2000)
Crockett High School Austin, Texas (Spring 2005)
Texas Association of School Boards (Spring 2005)
Texas Association of School Board Wellness Program
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