SOURCE: Jazzercise


October 02, 2014 16:00 ET

Jazzercise CEO Judi Sheppard Missett Named Woman of the Year by San Diego Magazine

Judi Sheppard Missett Honored at Woman of the Year Event

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - October 02, 2014) - Jazzercise, Inc. is proud to announce that Founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett was named Woman of the Year by San Diego Magazine. The honor was presented at the 2014 San Diego Magazine Woman of the Year Awards on September 24th at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, California. The Woman of the Year Awards honor dynamic local women who work tirelessly to affect positive change and enhance the community.

More than 450 San Diegans attended the event, including the 77 Woman of the Year nominees. The Leadership Award was presented to Chancellor Constance Carroll, Ph.D., of the San Diego Community College District. The Public Service Award was presented to Chief Shelley Zimmerman of the San Diego Police Department. Judi Sheppard Missett was chosen as the Woman of the Year.

"The Woman of the Year nominees are leaders who channel their passion and dedication to create lasting change in the communities they serve," said Judi Sheppard Missett, Founder and CEO of Jazzercise. "I am honored to be counted among them and humbled to be chosen as Woman of the Year. Thank you to San Diego Magazine for recognizing the work of so many phenomenal women!"

With Jazzercise you can burn up to 600 calories in one 60 minute cardio and strength fitness class. The high intensity dance-based fitness program mixes cardio, strength training, kickboxing and power yoga with chart topping music. While most customers come for the fun, they stay because Jazzercise provides a highly effective total body workout plus a unique sense of community and personalized support. According to members, benefits include increased weight loss, core strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, stress release and a mood boosting endorphin rush.

Jazzercise is an international dance fitness business hosting 8,300+ franchisees teaching 32,000+ classes per week in 32 countries. To find local classes go to or download the mobile app: iOS or Android. For more information visit or contact (800) FIT-IS-IT.

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