Jess Ruff began teaching group fitness classes in 2008 after years of being a FIRM client. She loves teaching at Jamie Scott Fitness, where she is able to constantly challenge herself as well as the clients. In addition to teaching and taking classes at Jamie Scott Fitness, she enjoys running and has completed many races, including 10 half marathons. She earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Clemson University, and a master’s degree in library and information sciences from the University of South Carolina. Jess is a National Board Certified teacher at Brennen Elementary School, where she strives to set a healthy example for her young students. In her free time she enjoys watching college football and cheering for the Clemson Tigers!
Jess Ruff instructs the following:
Burn through belly fat and strengthen core muscles through an intense and effective core focused workout. Feel your heart rate constantly fluctuate throughout class allowing better fat burning and abdominal shaping. With the dynamic and essential stretching done to target the areas worked during class you will become long and lean, as well as more flexible and less injury prone.
From the West Coast to the East Coast! Cardio Kick is a Hollywood fitness craze that combines Pilates, boxing and dance, into one challenging workout that will burn fat and sculpt your muscles fast! Cardio Kick integrates the power, speed and agility of boxing with the strength and flexibility of Pilates. Attain a sleek, lean, powerful self-image. Bring mat, towel, water.
Bikes and Barre
This innovative class fuses the intensity of cycle with the burn and stretch of barre. Start with a calorie-torching 30-minute session on the bike. Then, hop off and head to the barre for 20 minutes of full-body toning and sculpting. You'll leave Bikes and Barre feeling strong, lean and worked!
PUSH alternates strength and cardio sets with short periods of rest. Classic interval training, PUSH will yield continuous dips and spikes in your heart rate; it's great metabolic conditioning! PUSH will absolutely PUSH you to your limits.