Name: Jenny Day
Company role: Director
Background: Born in Hertfordshire, degree in Sports therapy and sports science in London, Sports therapist and Gym instructor in London.
Moved to Brighton: PT and Health club manager, then Sussex Uni, then Body Happy.
Ongoing CPD but Pilates, Exercise for older adults, Exercise referral, exercise for low back pain are the main ones I think!
What is something [people in our industry] have to deal with that you want to fix?
Changing peoples priorities to ensure their own health and well-being is top
What do you do at Body Happy?
Hmm tough one! Work with our clients and run the business!
What are your credentials/past experience, for working in your position?
I have always loved being active. I have worked in the fitness industry ever since graduating (a long time ago). I have held a variety of fitness and management roles in various health clubs, then branched out on my own with Body Happy in 2014, and never looked back!
What’s your Archetype?
My survey results came back as Caregiver, Athlete, and Visionary. I would say positive, patient, and fairly energetic!
What do you like about working at Body Happy?
The people I get to work with every day, and the variety that every day brings!
What are the values that drive you?
Positive, Simple, and honest…. The core values of Body Happy! You can’t keep a pretence to be someone you aren’t for very long!
Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books?
Actually I find this very difficult to answer, I’m always reading and don’t have a favourite.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Walking, spending time with friends, Reading, cooking (and eating it)