The Trainers

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Co-Founder/Lead Instructor

Lauren Whitehead is passionate about giving people a fun and challenging workout. Whether she’s teaching Pilates Mat, Barre, or Yoga, it’s quickly obvious that she loves what she does. As the creator and lead instructor of Green Bird Fitness, Lauren strove to create a fitness studio that focuses on sustainable lifelong fitness while still keeping it fun and sweaty. Having trained and taught at some of Austin’s premiere studios, such as Dancers Shape, Kor180 (Best Pilates Studio in Austin 2 years in a row by Austin Fit Magazine), Yoga Yoga, and ToddPilates, she brings a wealth of knowledge and is excited to bring a high quality fitness experience to South Austin!

Lauren’s Qualifications:

-Pilates Certification (Mat, Reformer, and Cadillac apparatus) from Pilates Sports Center

-200-Hr E-RYT (Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance)

-Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP)

-10+ years teaching group Fitness

-15+ years Dance Experience

-Master’s in Biology, Texas A&M...

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Co-Founder/Yoga Instructor

Jeff is going to make you sweat. His yoga classes at Green Bird Fitness are vinyasa driven, full body workouts for all fitness levels. As the co-creator of Green Bird Fitness, he is focused on helping people achieve their fitness goals and lead a balanced life by creating fun and challenging yoga workouts. Jeff has always been active, from mountain biking and hiking to canoeing, and soon found yoga to be a great compliment to these pursuits. He loves that yoga is an enjoyable and challenging experience within itself and has been working to strengthen his practice since 2007. Jeff also earned a B.S. in Wildlife Conservation Biology from Texas A&M University. When Jeff isn't hanging out at Green Bird Fitness, he's working hard for his clients in residential real estate or writing and playing music.

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Baby Trainer

Jackson’s been assisting his mama teaching virtual Yoga, Pilates, and Barre since he was just a couple months old. Jackson loves the rhythm of a good pulse. Something about it just soothes him. He’s already proficient at counting down from 8. Jackson’s excited to join the Greenbird team! You can catch this little baby on virtual classes and walking around the outdoor sites!

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