The Dear Jerod Letter

    Over the past few weeks, I have been so hard on myself and disappointed on so many levels.  There were even times where people have literally said to me: “You can’t do this because….” or “We can’t let you do this because….” When I tell you that I was annoyed with how people […]

WOW THE CROWD – LA FIT EXPO (SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2017)

Hey Wonderful Folks!  2017 is all about changes and stepping outside comfort zones.  I’ve done something a little bit terrifying on my end and was encouraged to enter into a Dance Fitness Instructor Challenge. After submitting a 2 minute video, I made it to the Top 5 in this challenge.  I would LOVE it with […]

The 20/25 Experience (Part 2)

Here’s where I last left off in my LASIK Eye Surgery Quest: If you want to read Part 1 before you go into this segment, click HERE. “The doctor proceeds to talk to me throughout the surgery the entire procedure step-by-step so that my fears are assuaged. “Now, listen to the sound of my voice […]

Zumba with Jerod at the Orange County FITCON

Proud to announce that I am going to be presenting a 30 minute Zumba demo this Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Orange County FITCON at 11:00AM. I’ll be getting the party started at the Hangar on the MAIN STAGE. Come shake some Sunday Funday booty with me. Get your tickets and for more information […]

The 20/25 Experience (Part 1)

(**NOTE:  This is a chronicle of my experience getting the LASIK Eye Surgery in hopes of giving anyone who is on the fence about considering this procedure some insight.  Although, some of my experience was a little comedic based on this blog, there were definitely some serious moments that happened.  I had the procedure done four months […]

Passion Reignited

Hopefully, as I write these thoughts down tonight in a dimly lit atmosphere of the uppity neighborhood of Brentwood (Los Angeles) at a place called the Coral Tree Café while sipping on Moroccan Mint Tea, I may just inspire someone to re-ignite their passion with this blog. For months, there has been a disconnect between […]

Taking Stock

“It’s easy to go about life exhibiting the strength needed on the outside to keep it together while slowly crying out for help on the inside. Staying positive when challenges present itself that tests our faith and understanding. In the midst of the emotional storm, take the time to evaluate the ones who really VALUE […]