Boot Camp Challenge® Trainer
April Smith Carpenter has been teaching group fitness since 1997 in the Memphis and North Mississippi. She is a certified group fitness instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), CPR certified, Tivity/Silver Sneakers certified. Fitness classes she teaches each week are chair yoga, cardio fit, cardio and core, Sit and Be Fit, and line dancing. (Now adding Boot Camp Challenge!)
She is an avid daily journal writer, exercise enthusiast, chorus/thespian mom (for two wonderful children) and writer on the fly. She has published articles in Memphis Parent Magazine, DeSoto Appeal, DeSoto Times Tribune, and Parent Guide News. She covers a wide variety of topics with a focus on parenting, sports, and women’s health issues. Two of her stories have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. April currently serves as President of the Byhalia Christian Writers (BCW) and the Director and President of the Mid-South Christian Writers Conference.
Her partner in crime, David is her rock. They have been married almost 18 years. April has a Bachelor of Communications from Lambuth College (Now University of Memphis) and a Master of Religion from Memphis Theological Seminary.