Julie Schaaff, M.S.

Lecturer

MS, Physical Education, University of Delaware

BSEG, Computer Science & Engineering, Bucknell University

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 230

Phone: 732-923-4637

Email: jschaaff@monmouth.edu

Fall 2013 Office Hours:

Mondays, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

First Year Advising, Thursdays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Regularly Taught Courses:

HE 101 Strategies for Healthy Living

PE 230 Biomechanics/Kinesiology

PE 410 Exercise Testing & Prescription

PE 128 Yoga (1 credit)

PE 142 Pilates (1 credit)

PE 144 Tai Chi (1 credit)

About:

Julie Schaaff, MS, was the Corporate Health Coordinator, Community Fitness Coordinator, and Employee Wellness Coordinator for the CentraState Healthcare System from 1991-2002. While there, she developed the "Wellness Olympics" employee wellness program, which received a NOVA award for innovation.

 From 2002 through 2012, Julie owned "Reach Yoga Health and Fitness," a yoga studio located in West Long Branch, NJ, which was honored by the Asbury Park Press as one of the best yoga studios in Monmouth County in 2009 and 2010.

Julie began teaching PE 128 (yoga) and PE 142 (Pilates) at Monmouth, as an adjunct faculty member in 2006. She created the PE 144 Tai Chi class and became a full-time faculty member in the fall of 2011.

Research Interests:

Specialty Areas: Biomechanics, kinesiology, and mind-body fitness

Professional Associations:

American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (since 1990) with specialty certifications in Weight Management and Nutrition  Correspondence Course Reviewer (1991-present) IDEA Health & Fitness Association - Master Member (1998-present) American Heart Association Advisory Council (1995-2002, President 2000-2002)