Jamie Ankeny is certified PiYo instructor at Max Fitness. She started dancing ballet when she was six years old and began teaching ballet through the HB parks and recreation program in 2004. She has her Masters degree in Communicative Disorders. After becoming a mom to Carter (6 years), and Taylor (2 years). She first joined Max Fitness HB as a member. After her son was diagnosed with leukemia in October 2015 and having to take an extended leave of absence from work, took her first PiYo class. She fell in love with the format and its amazing blend of stretch, strength, sculpting, and cardio, perfectly paired to fantastic music. Her son's diagnosis inspired her to not leave passion for something to do "someday" but to put her passion into action and become certified in PiYo. She loves being able to share her passion for this amazing format with others and it shows in her class.