Michelle D. Hare
Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Michelle is a longtime dance and exercise enthusiast. Michelle graduated from the Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts as a dance major and obtained a B.S. and M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Michelle also received a second B.S., with honors, from the City University of New York at Queens College and majored in nutrition and exercise sciences.
Michelle has performed with Buffalo Contemporary Dance, the Irish Classical Theatre, and Frances Hare’s Dance Ensemble, as well a variety of stages throughout New York and Canada. She is also the former principal dancer and assistant dance director of the African-American Cultural Center’s Dance and Drum Performing Troupe.
Currently residing in Atlanta, GA, Michelle is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Inc. She is a corporate member of the Georgia Diabetes Coalition and former board member of several organizations, including the Urban League of Rochester, NY, Wilson Commencement Park and the National Sales Network – New Jersey/New York Chapter. Michelle also co-founded the “Girls Mentoring Program” to reach young women in the Lakeview community on Long Island, New York.
Michelle holds a group exercise certification from the American Council on Exercise®. She’s also a certified personal trainer via the American Council on Exercise and Applied Academy of Personal Training Education®, as well as a certified kickboxing, Zumba® and Silver Sneakers® instructor. Currently, Michelle is pursuing a nutrition specialist certification from the American Academy of Sports Dietitians.
Jackie grew up in Rochester, New York where she attended the renowned Wilson Magnet High School Academy of Excellence and subsequently obtained a B.S. from Virginia State University.
As a collegiate, Jackie was very active in the University’s marching band as Dance Team Captain for three consecutive years. Jackie is the former choreographer of the Mercy High School and New Life Fellowship Step Teams; she also had the privilege of serving as the dance team director of the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) Syracuse Raging Bullz.
Additionally, Jackie has extensive experience teaching group exercise to individuals with special needs and youth populations. She currently provides personal training and teaches at various fitness centers, schools, churches, and community centers throughout Rochester.
Because of Jackie's love for dance, she founded the R.O.C. City Line Dance Express. Together with 40 other soul line dancers, the group fellowships and performs throughout Western and Central New York. Jackie is also a featured instructor at the annual United We Dance convention held in Ohio.
Jackie has a Group Exercise Certification from the American Council on Exercise® and is a certified Zumba® instructor.
Jackie is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and is a wife and mother of three beautiful children.
M.A.J.E.S.T.I.C. Workout was established in 2005 with a mission to inspire individuals to reign over their bodies through healthy living. Fitness and nutrition experts encourage our followers, who we call ROYALTY, to love themselves by eating well, exercising regularly and honoring their bodies. M.A.J.E.S.T.I.C. Workout is proud to have helped schools, community organizations, churches, businesses, and individuals young and old, attain one of the greatest gifts of all – good health!
In a safe and supportive environment, our workouts encourage the novice or exercise enthusiast to create and achieve fitness goals. Good beats and awesome instructors inspire participants to dance harder, lift more, kick higher and be their personal best in all phases of life!
Past clients of M.A.J.E.S.T.I.C. Workout include: National Sales Network, American Heart Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., City of Rochester, Urban League of Rochester, Wilson Commencement Park, local and national church conferences, and more. M.A.J.E.S.T.I.C. Workout has provided exercise and nutrition workshops In New York, Georgia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, and Virginia.
Combined, Michelle and Jackqulyn, have over 50 years of experience in the fitness and dance industries. They maintain national group exercise, personal training, CPR, and first-aid certifications. M.A.J.E.S.T.I.C. Workout is fully insured and a certified Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise; instructors also have clearance by the New York State Department of Education.
Hi-Lo Impact Aerobics
Soul LIne Dancing
Total Body Conditioning
Cardio Bootcamp & Kickboxing
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