Stephanie is a small business owner and martial arts instructor. She founded 7 Spears Martial Arts Academy in 2018 and loves teaching martial arts and empowering others! Being a part of the Poway Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Committee is a great fit as she enjoys being active in the community and encouraging residents to live a healthy lifestyle. Her goal for the Poway Healthy movement is to promote healthy living throughout our local community and give residents the information and tools necessary to take control of their health!
7 Spears Martial Arts
Jessica Lara is a martial arts instructor at Poway Martial Arts and The Boxing Club. After several years on the East Coast, Jessica chose to return home to Poway, where she grew up, to raise her three kids. Poway Martial Arts and The Boxing Club have been run by her family since 1984. She is proud to continue with her family's legacy in the martial arts community and looks forward to serving Poway on the Health and Wellness Committee! Poway Healthy!
Poway Martial Arts
Pierra is a member of Poway Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club of Poway. Her desire is to motivate the community to always remember that good health is wealth. She is making a commitment to our Fitness challenge to complete one fitness goal each week. Hopefully, the community of Poway will join in this challenge! No matter what challenges come up, she will continue trying to meet her goals. Pierra also works for the American Lung Association as an Health Promotions Specialist. She educates the community about the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not inhaling secondhand smoke may reduce your chance of getting COVID-19.
ALA in California
Dr. Austin Ivans
Dr. Austin earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. He then went on to receive his Doctorate in Chiropractic at Life Chiropractic College West in the San Francisco Bay Area. Living a very active lifestyle, Austin has played a wide range of sports from water polo, baseball, swimming, and collegiate soccer. He also played Rugby on scholarship with the Life West Gladiators as a student athlete through 4 seasons of 15’s and 7’s as they won a national championship in 2015. He is a competitive Olympic weightlifter and coached the Barbell club at Sequoia CrossFit. This experience has led him to gain a rich knowledge of the body’s ideal functional movement patterns and how chiropractic can aid in overall and specific athletic performance. Having opportunities to work with elite extreme sports athletes participating in the Dew Tour and Nitro circus. Dr. Austin currently practices at Community Chiropractic Center as part of a team of Chiropractors and massage therapists to serve the Poway community.
Pam specializes in helping people find their own unique fitness path using proven techniques and years of experience. She empowers individuals to feel stronger and more in control so they are able to reach their goals.
Her specialties include Behavior Change; Menopause; Rehabilitation; Neurological Training for Those with Parkinson’s and MS; Body Toning; and Weight Loss.
Pam's certifications include:
STOTT® Full Level One Pilates Instructor
ACE® Certified Personal Trainer
ACE® Certified Behavior Specialist
ACE® Certified Group Instructor
Certified Functional Training Specialist
Certified Pain-Free Movement Specialist
Certified PWR Parkinson’s Trainer
Bosu Master Trainer