Born Ready Fitness Staff Bios

Karen Jordan Movement Expert - Pilates / Yoga / Dance

Education and Certification:
University of New Hampshire @ Keene State College, BA Theatre Arts Speech and Film
Minor- Business Management
American Red Cross CPR/ First Aid Certification
Stott Pilates: Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrel
RYT - Lotus Garden's Yoga Teacher Training - Yoga Alliance
Official Zumba Fitness - Dance Fitness
Chi Fitness Certification - Dance Exercise
ACE Group Training Certification
IDEA Certification
National Coaching Association Certification


Participated in athletics and movement for over 40 years; teaching/coaching for over 25 years. Trained as a competitive gymnast throughout childhood, Karen continued in the realm of movement as an adult by teaching group fitness, coaching and choreographing gymnastics. This lead her to study Mind/Body/Spirit practices - Yoga and Pilates. With a focus on breathing, centering, awareness, alightment, control and stretch, the training power of Yoga and Pilates is like no other discipline. Her beliefs stem from the center (core) of the body as the powerhouse used to negotiate all movement, while using mind focus to bring awareness and ultimately control to the body. The breath creates ease of movement, naturally allowing energy and flow to the bodies systems, while alignment provides safety for the expression.


KSC Team Captain (Keene State College)-Varsity Women's Gymnastics
KSC Coaches Award - Varsity Women's Gymnastics
Regional Placement - All American Team
EAIAW Championship Finalist Significant Achievement Award
Keene State College Athletic Hall of Fame
Inducted for excellence as a member of the 1982 KSC Women's Gymnastics Team

Varsity Head Coach - Weston High School - Weston, CT
Outstanding Achievement & Accomplishment - Rookie of the Year
Outstanding Coach S Division
1991 Western Regional Champions
1992 National State Championships - Colorado Springs Colorado