Black Women “Do” Workout!… was created in 2009 by Crystal Adell; a certified Personal Trainer, Technical Writer, Motivational Speaker, and Former QA Pharmaceutical Manager. This is her grassroots effort for promoting and championing Black women AROUND THE WORLD who are determined to not be a part of disproportionate statistical data regarding health and obesity.
Additionally, Crystal Adell has created the Black Women Do Workout, LLC National Fitness Meet Up Events and Expos to encourage, facilitate and maximize fitness awareness, input and participation in all aspects of health. As the creator of Black Women Do Workout’s National Black Women’s Exercise and Fitness Campaign, a first of its kind, Ms. Adell develops, oversees and hosts a series of health related events around the U. S. including, but not limited to the following:
Jontae, Shepherd is a graduate from the University of North Texas – Health Science Center Masters of Public Health program and received a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Texas at Arlington. Working as a Public Health Administrator for Black Women Do Workout, LLC and administrator for the Instagram site, Jontae meets the many exciting challenges in protecting the public’s health today and in the future by managing ongoing fitness events, nutritional and exercise E-Books, seminars and providing health and weight loss referral services for Doctors, Nutritionist and Fitness professionals. As a public health administrator for Black Women Do Workout, Jontae has gained knowledge of the factors which influences her creative leadership skills in health promotion and disease prevention by leveraging the following:
· Local, national and global legislative, Office of Disease Control (ODC) research studies and social policies on health and obesity;
· Applying broad-based, state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative skills needed for problem solving related to an epidemic obesity health crisis and associated health risks;
· The development of multidisciplinary and collaborative strategies with corporate partnerships like Title Boxing Club and Lifetime Fitness, Heart and Soul TV and Jet.com;
· Enhanced communication skills by speaking at health workshops, fitness events and writing daily fitness/health tips to diverse populations reaching millions weekly.
“I’m happy to meet the many exciting challenges in protecting the public’s health today and in the future.”
Natasha Riggins is a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership and Administration, candidate 2015 (expected) from Lamar University holds a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership and Administration from Grand Canyon University and holds a Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Physical Education from University of Central Oklahoma.
“I realize the importance of quality education and am excited to be a part of this growing need to assist in lifelong learning of health and fitness. I am committed to providing education to diverse learners from diverse cultures and backgrounds. As I commit to helping others learn, it places me in a position to be a lifelong learner as well. As the Black Women “Do” Workout co-organizer and event host I have educated and introduced many women to new fitness activities including: Yoga in the Park, Kayaking, Boxing, Off Road Biking (DORBA) member, Indoor Rock Wall Climbing, Trampoline Workouts, Hiking, and many more!”