Meet & Love: Jen Rufo
Q & A's with Jen Rufo
Jen Rufo is a dancer turned fitness professional. She danced for the Brooklyn Nets Basketball team for 4 years and performed for various artists like Chris Brown and on SNL. Now Jen takes pride in helping clients with both the mental and physical aspects of fitness. Jen is one of the newest additions to Barry's Bootcamp family, if you're ever in the city, you should take one of her classes.
WHATS IN YOUR BAG RIGHT NOW?
"My wallet, sunglasses, some snacks, and a big bottle of water"
WHEN YOU'RE TIRED AND CANNOT PUSH ANY FURTHER, WHAT DO YOU TELL YOURSELF?
"I usually meditate or take some deep diaphragmatic breaths. I've learned that if I am tired it's usually because I didn't get adequate rest or fuel my body properly"
WHAT DOES LOVE MEAN TO YOU?
"Acceptance, patience, and understanding"
WHATS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO?
"I love to set goals and realistic plans of action. I use visualization as a tool"
ULTIMATE DREAM / GOAL
"To live a happy, peaceful life full of love, friendships and laughs! Also, to inspire and help people to be the best versions of themselves"
THE MOMENT YOU KNEW YOU WANTED TO START FITNESS?
"I knew I was a "mover" from a very young age, I just love to be in motion. As an artist and dancer, I speak through movement"
DO YOU PLAY SPORTS?
"I did gymnastics when I was younger and danced my whole life. I'm currently training for American Ninja Warrior, the NBC show"
IF YOU COULD BE ANYTHING IN THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Myself. I'm learning to love myself and my journey more and more each day
FINISH THE STATEMENT: "BEFORE I DIE I WANT TO ..."
"Be rich with experiences, memories, and love. Oh, and travel to places I've never been"
Jen also told us that we should:
"focus on progress not perfection. Set goals & plans of action, then take the next best steps towards accomplishing them. Enjoy the process!"
Yes Jen! That is the #LoveSquad mentality.