We sat down with Christie – a goal digger with an affinity for musical instruments… and juggling…
We asked her the pressing questions so you could get to know her a little better.
Member since: July 2021
Preferred class time: 5:45 am or 4:15 pm, just depending on my schedule
What the heck do you do outside of this place?
I am a St. Louis native and have been in CrossFit for 11+ years. I have been married to my husband Christopher for just over a year.
I am a band director/conductor that focuses on beginning instrumental instruction, but I also conduct at the high school level. I also play flute professionally on the side.
Fun fact about you
I play every instrument that is in a concert band and some guitar.
What’s something not everyone knows about you?
I can juggle – poorly.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
An entire bag of Oreos.
What’s a goal you’re working toward?
To be able to do a bar muscle up AND to be able to front squat 200 again. Because it’s about time.
What’s your favorite workout?
Anything with repetitive hang power cleans, burpees box jump overs and the Olympic lifts in general.
What’s the hardest fitness-related thing that you’re always working on?
Awareness of my body in space.
Why did you join Blues City?
I was looking for some extra motivation while on summer break.
What’s your favorite part about Blues City (What? We had to ask!)?
I discovered that this gym has EXCELLENT programming and coaching that has put me back on a path of improving gymnastic skills, working my engine, and building back strength.