Celeste is a West Coast kid, born in California and raised in Seattle Washington.She received her Bachelors of Science from Western Washington University. Celeste participated in both basketball and track & field while receiving her degree in Exercise & Sport Science with an emphasis in Sport Psychology.
After college Celeste spent 4 years playing professional basketball in New Zealand, Switzerland, Portugal and Finland. While traveling the world she came to love and appreciate a more diverse and holistic approach to health and wellness.
Once her playing days were over, Celeste met and married her husband and moved to Virginia. She is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She has worked in both for-profit and not-for-profit, spending the last decade leading, coaching, educating and motivating others. She is a certified group fitness instructor, lifestyle coach and continuing education instructor.
Celeste has married her love of sport, the human body and helping others unlock their own potential in a holistic approach to wellness. Her three children keep her busy with their active, athletic and adventurous lifestyle.
Celeste joined the Thrive team in 2020 as our Wellness Director. Celeste’s role will be to help connect the products and services we offer to our clients to help move them towards the best versions of themselves.
- Bachelors of Science:Western Washington University
- Personal Training Certification: National Strength and Conditioning Association
- Group Fitness Instructor: American Council on Exercise
- Continuing Education Provider: American Council on Exercise
- Lifestyle Coach: YMCA of the USA