Valerie Powers

“Need to manage your classroom stress? Read the syllabus!”

Valerie Powers brings to the department over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, 16 of those years as a business owner. She holds both a BS and MS in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology from California State University, Sacramento. She opened Powers of One yoga studio in 2001 and continues to offer internships to students in the department when their interests take them in the direction of yoga and personal training. Valerie may be seen leading yoga, meditation, and a variety of other activities in stress management as well as creating muscle fibers and cells from jump ropes, spaghetti, tennis balls, straws and other disparate objects as she brings Exercise Physiology to life for her students.