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Julie Schaaff, M.S.

Lecturer

Department Advising Coordinator

First Year Advisor - Center for Student Success

M.S., Physical Education, University of Delaware

BSEG, Computer Science & Engineering, Bucknell University

Office
McAllan Hall, 230
Phone
732-923-4637
Email
jschaaff@monmouth.edu
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)
HE 485 Professional Seminar in Health
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

Gray Institute – Certification in Applied Functional Science

American Council on Exercise

  • Mind Body Specialty Certification
  • Personal Fitness Trainer Certification
  • Weight Management and Nutrition specialty certifications
  • Correspondence Course Reviewer

IDEA Health & Fitness Association – Master Member (1998-present)

American Heart Association Advisory Council (1995-2002, President 2000-2002)