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For many years as a manager and supervisor in the restaurant industry, Ellen was only involved in fitness on a personal level. She became an avid long distance runner and always enjoyed many outdoor activities such as water skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking and any other activity that could be done outside. 

In 2003 she decided to embark on a new career when she began attending USM in Portland to obtain a certificate in fitness instruction. In her work as a personal trainer, she enjoys focusing on each client to create and implement a program that is effective and realistic with each person's goals and abilities. 

Recognizing the lack of fitness instruction and a facility in the Ossipee NH region, she decided to pursue a certification with NESTA to be able to bring a women's only or co-ed outdoor Adventure Boot Camp to the area. With her success there, the next logical step was to open a studio in Ossipee to serve as a base.

As a private personal trainer, an Adventure Boot Camp coach and a TRX instructor, Ellen enjoys helping people of all ages and abilities achieve their fitness goals in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. A personal workout program that is realistic and attainable, along with nutrition management and weight loss, can be put together based on your needs, abilities, and goals. 

Whether you are looking to join a class, or utilize Ellen's wealth of knowledge in nutrition, postural therapy or strength and conditioning, you will find Ellen's credentials speak for themselves. 

 •BA SUNY Geneseo
 •Certificate in Fitness Instruction - USM Portland
 •Certified Personal Trainer - American Council on Exercisec
 •Certified Adventure Boot Camp Instructor - NESTA
 •Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist - NSCA
 •Mentorship with Mike Boyle, CSCS for Boston University Hockey Team
 •TRX Suspension Training Certification and TRX Sports Medicine Certificate
 •Nutrition Manager - American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists
 •Postural Alignment Specialist, Level 2 - Egoscue University, San Diego, CA  

About Ellen Shannon Fitness Solutions
Committed to helping you achieve your healthiest fitness level.
Ellen Shannon
Tara currently lives in Chocorua, NH, and has spent many years hiking, guiding, teaching and coaching in the Mount Washington Valley. After 16 years as a yoga student and 11 years of working for non-profit conservation organizations, Tara decided to combine her passion for health, wellness and conservation and launched Green Turtle in February of 2012. Tara leads our Kripalu yoga classfor all levels and abilities. 

•Certified Yoga Teacher (RYT) by The Kripalu School of Yoga
•Personal Fitness Trainer (CPT) by the Aerobic & Fitness Association of America
•Member of the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
Tara Schroeder
Tara Schroeder - Yoga
Ellen Shannon - Owner/Program Director/Head Coach
Joanna Noyes - Boot Camp, Low Impact, Senior Class
Joanna is a local Mt. Washington Valley girl who has always loved and taken advantage of what this area has to offer. She is especially fond of skiing and hiking, and is presently working on getting the last few 4000 footers under her belt.

When the opportunity arose to partake in an outdoor exercise Adventure Boot Camp Class, she was quick to join and has enjoyed every minute of it, building strength, confidence and an overwhelming feeling of wellness. Wanting to pass these positive attributes on to others, she became certified as a Group Fitness Instructor in 2010. 

Joanna teaches boot camp and our low impactsenior class. She is looking forward to working with individuals and helping each and every one of them achieve whatever fitness goals they may have for themselves.

•Group Fitness Instructor - American Council on Exercise
•Assistant Boot Camp Instructor - NESTA