Press Release (ePRNews.com) - CARLSBAD, Calif. - Mar 27, 2018 - Jazzercise Inc. founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett was twice honored this month by top organizations that support women both in business and in the fitness industry.
Enterprising Women, the United States’ only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners, acknowledged Sheppard Missett’s contribution to women in business as the franchisor to 8,300 predominantly female franchisees with their 2018 Legacy Award. The 16th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference was held from Sunday, March 4, to Tuesday, March 6, at The Four Seasons Hotel in Miami, Florida. Dr. Marsha Firestone, president and founder of Women Presidents Organization, and Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, introduced her to a crowd of women entrepreneurs. Sheppard Missett acknowledged that she’s been fortunate in her career to have the support of other women and cited that passion, partnered with purpose, can lead to bountiful success. “When you’re motivated by doing something for the greater good, success follows that,” she remarked.
On March 22, 2018, Sheppard Missett was recognized by the Women in Fitness Association (WIFA) for creating and shaping the fitness industry. WIFA CEO and founder Lindsey Rainwater honored Sheppard Missett with one of six Founding Mother Awards at a private reception at the Omni Hotel during the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) convention in San Diego, California. Other honorees included Joy Prouty, Candice Copeland Brooks, Linda Shelton, Lynne Brick and Molly Fox.
Jazzercise is one of the world’s leading dance fitness companies with 8,300-plus franchisees teaching 32,000-plus classes per week in 32 countries around the world. Instructors train every year to master the Jazzercise method, which fuses cardio, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and the demanding forms of dance. Classes include Interval, Dance Mixx, Fusion, Flip Fusion, Strike, Core and Strength. With constantly changing moves, new beats, a variety of workouts and calorie-crushing intensity, customers can expect to feel results after three classes and expect to stick with it. Source :