headshot of Julie Floyd Jones
headshot of Julie Floyd Jones

Julie Floyd Jones

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

Experience

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

EatingWell has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability since 1990. Learn more about us.
The sugar found in most traditional sports drinks can be problematic for people with diabetes. 
Advertisement
If you are looking to avoid dairy, both oat milk and almond milk can be a healthy alternative—so which should you choose?
Upgrade your workout experience with these comfy running shoes for every type of foot.
Boost your confidence and self-esteem by including these exercises in your workout routine.
This workout plan can help boost your brain health, reduce dementia risk and more.
Here's how to improve your balance through exercise, plus the best exercises to reduce your risk of injury.
With new information becoming available each day on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccine boosters, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist shares the most important facts you should know about the COVID-19 booster shots.
Advertisement
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Here we look at the role that food plays in the fight against breast cancer, learn foods to include during treatment to reduce inflammation, and hear from someone who overcame cancer on how food impacted her treatment and recovery journey.
While some decline in cognitive ability is considered a normal part of aging, there are a number of practices that help prevent age-related cognitive decline. Here we focus on five habits to incorporate into your daily routine to improve brain health and prevent cognitive decline.
With new information becoming available each day on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccine boosters, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist shares the most important facts you should know about the COVID-19 booster shots.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Here we look at the role that food plays in the fight against breast cancer, learn foods to include during treatment to reduce inflammation, and hear from someone who overcame cancer on how food impacted her treatment and recovery journey.
While some decline in cognitive ability is considered a normal part of aging, there are a number of practices that help prevent age-related cognitive decline. Here we focus on five habits to incorporate into your daily routine to improve brain health and prevent cognitive decline.
You'll feel comfortable and supported in these best sports bras for running, classes, yoga and more.
Since the 1960's the Mediterranean diet has been recommended for its cardiovascular and brain health benefits. What if it could also help us get a better night's sleep? Here we look at the key sleep-promoting components of the Mediterranean diet and the foods to include for a better night's rest.
Advertisement
Research shows that regular exercise can reduce your risk for cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease and more. Here's the best way to get your blood pumping, according to brain health experts.
Changes in schedules or forced early wake-ups can wreak havoc on our sleep patterns. I talked with a sleep medicine specialist about the best ways to get up and out of bed when you'd rather stay in and sleep.
Waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep is the absolute worst. We talked to a sleep specialist on the best ways to get back to sleep when it feels impossible.
Here's how to score some shut-eye when you can't seem to turn off your brain.
Feeling anxious? Here's what two experts recommend for better shut-eye.
The best part? Once you're done, you can pop a cork and enjoy a glass!
Advertisement
These science-backed mood boosters can be done in just a few minutes.
The best part? You don't need any equipment!
Reduce inflammation with exercise. Here are our 5 favorite ways to get moving.