Title: Author

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Education: B.A. in Music, M.A. in Communication, University of Alabama; Master of Music degree in Voice Performance, University of Texas at Austin

Expertise: Fitness, nutrition, wellness, mindfulness, stress reduction, corporate wellness
- Co-owner and program director of Excellence In Exercise
- Dynamic speaker and facilitator of programs, workshops and webinars


Julie Floyd Jones is a personal trainer and instructor whose work has appeared in EatingWell, Cooking Light, eMedihealth and other publications and websites. She is also an active presenter—speaking, conducting workshops and teaching classes.

She has over a decade of experience helping clients and their organizations be healthier, less stressed and more productive. She works to connect personally with her clients so that she can motivate them to set and achieve their goals and recognize their potential. Her certifications include Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Yoga Instructor.

In response to her clients' needs to recharge from the stresses of everyday life, Julie founded Training & Champagning, a curated wellness event company. Her passion is to provide clients with an experience that allows them to "hit the reset button" and empowers them to come back to their life recharged and ready to take on the next challenge.

She partnered with Shelley Hammell to serve corporate clients with the Thrive program— a fresh approach to leadership development. Thrive pairs wellness with leadership to provide an experience that energizes participants in both their personal and professional lives.

Julie's diverse background includes a bachelor's degree in music and a master's in communication, specializing in advertising and public relations, both from the University of Alabama. She also holds a Master of Music degree in voice performance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Julie's philosophy: Smile, breathe and take on your next challenge with confidence—whether it's in the gym, the yoga studio or your everyday life.

About EatingWell

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