Lorrie Ward mentioned it never ever entered her intellect to develop into a fitness instructor. Now a year following she began teaching, Ward has a faithful subsequent at the Madison Improvement Club in Phoenix.

The 62-year-previous physical fitness instructor is fully commited to building a place for people today 65 decades and older to confidently do the job out. Ward was a finalist in the 2022 Teacher of the 12 months Award from SilverSneakers, a countrywide health firm that caters to seniors being lively. 

Ward speaks in a lively, enthusiastic way and expresses genuine care for her college students. She claims conditioning has usually been her enthusiasm, even prior to she became an teacher.

Ward said she played basketball in significant faculty and gained a basketball scholarship for college or university, and she also utilized to enjoy softball. But further than that, she mentioned she also taught her youngsters how to engage in numerous distinctive athletics and was usually doing the job out in some ability.