Jaimie is a North Carolina native with over ten years of experience as a dancer before trading in her leotards and transforming her body into a weapon. Jaimie is a certified Krav Maga instructor, close-combat instructor, personal trainer, and instructor in Pilates/Barre. Jaimie holds Instructor certifications under the Krav Maga Worldwide Federation, the Alliance Krav Maga Federation, and Atlas Krav Maga Federation. Jaimie has also completed instructor certification at the esteemed Wingate Institute in Israel. Jaimie served as Lead Instructor and Business Manager of Triangle Krav Maga in Durham, NC from January, 2013-September, 2017. Jaimie trains and coaches clients with various degrees of physical and emotional health, and assists them with developing a healthy physical and nutritional lifestyle. Jaimie works with adults and children and provides a safe, healthy environment for all of her clients. Through self-defense training, Jaimie is passionate about empowering adults, children, former professional athletes, law enforcement, military, and survivors of assault or PTSD.
Jaimie enjoys finding connections with people, no matter how diverse their backgrounds or experiences. Jaimie embraces exchanging ideas and exploring development strategies to enhance the self-defense community’s ability to empower all citizens despite age and ability. Her sessions are intense, but she maintains a spirit of joy and positivity.