Harper, a Certified Trainer and fitness enthusiast, is a New Jersey native who grew up in a family where sports and physical activity were a part of everyday life. She attended Arizona State University where she obtained a BA in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Marketing. While in college, she spent one season as a NHL dancer for the Phoenix Coyotes. This was an organic transition as Harper had been dancing competitively since she was 5 years old. Working for a professional sports organization she was exposed to the self discipline, dedication and camaraderie from a team of athletes — she was hooked on the skill set & lifestyle it took to be a true athlete. After college, she began her professional career hosting/reporting for the MLB Colorado Rockies, NHL Colorado Avalanche, MLS Colorado Rapids and ESPN X Games. Evolving her career to working for lululemon she continued her fascination with the storytelling of athletes and how they trained to keep their mind & body right — there truly landed her passion for fitness & a healthy lifestyle. A fitness fanatic herself — she loves to mix things up with yoga, HIIT, pilates, spin and her favorite is her passion for boxing. Harper’s goal as a trainer is to push you to your physical limits, when your mind tells you no more she’ll be there to encourage you and tell you 10 more. Expect to leave Harper’s class feeling accomplished, with a big, fat smile spread across your face.