Cooper Fitness Center is now open at 50% capacity in accordance with state and local guidelines. Regular hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

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In addition to the preventive measures we have already taken and in the event of a known COVID-19 exposure, Cooper Aerobics Center follows the guidelines set by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state of Texas.

Shannon Edwards, MS

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Professional Fitness Trainer

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Exercise Science, Georgia College and State University
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Georgia Southern University

NATIONALLY-ACCREDITED CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • American College of Sports Medicine: Health Fitness Instructor

ADVANCED CERTIFICATES

  • The Cooper Institute: Biomechanics of Resistance Training
  • Functional Movement Screen: Level I & II
  • Acceleration Training, Power Plate: Level I & II
  • TRX Suspension Training: Level I
  • Athletes’ Performance: Mentorship Phase I
  • Trigger Point Therapy

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Exercise Programming for Deconditioned & Novice Exercisers
  • Youth Athletic Development
  • Youth Resistance Training
  • Corrective Flexibility Techniques for Increasing Joint Mobility: Myofascial Release Using the
  • Foam Roll & Massage Stick
  • Improving Core Stability & Strength
  • Weight Management

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • CFC Trainer of the Year, 2016
  • Developed & Led CFC’s IGNITE! Youth Athletic Development Program, 2009-2019
  • CFC Trainer of the Year, 2007
  • Developed & Leads CFC’s Power Outdoor Workout (POW), 2004-present
  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 2004
  • Brewton-Parker College Baseball Team, 1996

To schedule a personal training session, call Shannon at 214.232.2209 or email.