Jacqueline Sinke is president and owner of Fitness & Function LLC (since 2003). She has been a certified health & fitness professional over 20 years and experience across the age span from children and teens to adults and older adults with various levels of fitness, function ability and health status.
* Jacqueline began her health and fitness career in Honolulu Hawaii where she supervised a corporate fitness facility; she also provided personal training at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay especially retired military personnel and family members of active duty.
* She moved to Massachusetts where she instructed training in the strength research programs under Wayne Westcott PhD. She trained staff and supervised the fitness center and assisted Dr. Wayne Westcott with the 1996 IDEA Pre-conference on high intensity strength training techniques for fitness professionals in Quincy, MA.
* Jacqueline also instructed fitness classes and provided personal fitness training to active duty, retired military and DoD personnel at NAS South Weymouth and in 1997 she received the "Support Personnel Award" from the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board in recognition of and appreciation for outstanding contributions to the Federal Government.
* She moved to Portland Oregon in 1998 where Jacqueline developed functional fitness programs for 16 assisted and independent living facilities performed staff training and quality assurance assessments.
* In 2004 Jacqueline was recognized as an IDEA Master Personal Fitness Trainer.
* Jacqueline works also for the American Heart Association National Center in Dallas Texas and instructs first aid, CPR and AED courses in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to this she worked for the American Council on Exercise instructing these lifesaving courses for health and fitness professionals.
* Jacqueline has developed and currently teaches a successful series of therapeutic exercise programs at the THPRD Elsie Stuhr Center in Beaverton.
Qualifications and Education
TRX Suspension Training Course (April 2013)
FallProofTM Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor (July 2011)
ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer (August 2010)(American College of Sports Medicine and The American Cancer Society)
AASDN Certified Nutrition Specialist (American Academy of Sports Dieticians and Nutritionists)(2009)
IDEA Master Personal Trainer IDEA Health & Fitness Association (since 2004)
Gold Certified Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist (American Council on Exercise)(since 2007)
Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (American Council on Exercise)(2007)
Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise)(since 1992)
Certified AHA Heartsaver Instructor (American Heart Association)
and American Heart Association National Center employee also teaching directly for the AHA.
Certified Health Fitness Specialist (American College of Sports Medicine)(since 1993)
Certificate of Enhanced Certification for Exercise and the Older Adult (American College of Sports Medicine(1999)
Certified in first aid and CPR since 1991
Jacqueline competed in several body building competitions in the state of Hawaii from 1991 to 1993, she was the overall winner in the Kaneohe Bay Bodybuilding Championship, she placed 2nd as a Women's Heavy Weight in the Armed Forces Bodybuilding Championship, Pearl Harbor Hawaii in 1992, and placed 3rd in the Paradise Cup Bodybuilding Championship in Honolulu Hawaii in 1993. As a single parent she continues to be physically active and pursues health, fitness and wellness in her life and career and strives to be a positive role model for her two daughters Michelle and Tara.
AASDN - American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists
ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
IDEA - International Association of Fitness Professionals
NWBSC - NW Bicycle Safety Council- Executive Board Member
Kristin Vandehey is an RN, Certified Diabetes Educator. She has been teaching diabetes and pre-diabetes self-management skills since 1994. Her clientele has ranged from 18 to 93 years of age, in numerous outpatient clinics and in-hospital settings. She works one-on-one with people as well as in groups who have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or who desire counseling in how to prevent either. This includes lifestyle adjustment involving nutrition, exercise, and medical management.
Ms. Vandehey has worked as a diabetes case manager, clinic instructor, diabetes support group leader, insulin pump trainer, and has developed and taught diabetes and pre-diabetes curricula in accordance with the American Diabetes Association(ADA) guidelines.
As a chair member on the ADA Professional Practice Update committee for 10 years, Ms Vandehey helps develop the topics, speakers, and overall venue for the annual Oregon Update meeting for the medical community. She is also active in the Oregon Chapter of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Desiree has been health fitness professional since 2006. She provides personal training and instructs a variety of fitness classes for individuals 12 to 87 years of age. She has extensive experience working with older adults and individuals with chronic medical conditions and illness.
ACE Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist (October 2011)
ACE Personal Trainer (September 2009)
ACE Group Fitness Instructor (November 2006)
Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED