FFS Instructor Spotlight: Kristen Jacobson

Nickname: Kris
Age: 35
Tell us a little about yourself!
I grew up in Shrewsbury and went to college in Worcester. I am a licensed mental health clinician who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy with a target population of young woman. I have a private practice in Worcester and also work at a clinic at Children’s Friend. My favorite job is being a mommy to my soon to be 7 year old and 5 year old boys Brandon and Carter.
Five fun facts about you…
1. I love being outdoors
2.I have a fur baby puppy named Brady
3. I’m a Pisces
4. Favorite color is purple
5. And I love to cook
Certified instructor in…
Why did you become an Instructor?
Lauren recruited me. She asked if I would be interested so I jumped on board.
What class will we see you teaching at Fit FRIENDzy?
PiYo and PiYo Boost
What is your favorite thing about your class?
That each section focuses on specific areas of the body.
Why should someone check out your class?
It’s a great class for all levels of experience. If you are looking for a challenge or trying something new, the class offers plenty of variations to meet your needs.
What is your go to music style?
Personally it’s alternative rock.
Give one piece of advice to your students…
I hated my first PiYo class, now I love it. My advice is to go more than once to decide if it’s a good fit.
Share a funny teaching horror story…
My first class was a 6am class. My music wasn’t available, and I couldn’t get the Mic to work. It was a hot mess but also a success!
What is your favorite class to take as a student and why?
BUTI yoga. Not only does it kick your a$$
but it has a great ‘get out of your head’ experience.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?
Day drinking on a beach
What is your most freakish/weird talent)?
This question makes me feel boring…
What makes you the happiest?
Sunday mornings with my boyfriend and boys.
What are you most proud of?
Conquering my fears
What would your ideal day consist of?
Tropical beach, all inclusive
What’s your favorite way to relax and spend “you” time?
Baahhaaa… ummm PiYo?!
If you were a Disney princess (or character) who would you be?
If you were granted three wishes what would you wish for?
Health for me and my family, no wrinkles, unlimited vacations
In one word… describe Fit FRIENDzy Studios: Therapy
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