Rebecca (Becky) Robel

Clive, IA 50325

Becky is the founder, instructor and trainer at Tai Chi Iowa. A Medfit Certified Parkinson Disease Fitness Specialist, NASM Senior Fitness Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Instructor. With more than 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, I am also certified and insured to lead evidence-based fitness programs designed to empower people with Parkinson Disease and other chronic conditions. Additionally, serve on the Iowa Falls Prevention Coalition, teaching classes at MercyOne Health & Fitness Center, UnityPoint Health, and other senior facilities throughout the Des Moines area.

1.) Iowa Falls Prevention Coalition: Pre & Post Balance Test Results from Tai Chi for Fall Prevention class at UnityPoint, submitted to Washington/received Iowa Grant in 2017; results presentation at 2018 Iowa Gerontology Conference in Des Moines.

2.) American Parkinson’s Disease Association, Iowa Chapter (2017-2018): Started a pilot ballroom dance class at DMU that allowed doctoral students to partner with people with Parkinson’s disease.

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About Me


  • BS, Communications - Emphasis on Public Relations, Missouri State University

Certifications / Trainings

Beachbody - PIYO
Beachbody - Turbo Kick
NASM - Senior Fitness Specialist (SFS)
AFAA - Personal Fitness Trainer Certification
Pending Verification
Expires: 2023-06-11 07:00:00 UTC
AFAA - Primary Group Exercise Certification
Pending Verification
SilverSneakers - SilverSneakers Foundations
Pending Verification
TCHI - Certified Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor
Pending Verification
TCHI - Certified Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor
Pending Verification
TCHI - Certified Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Instructor
Pending Verification
OHIOHEALTH Delay The Disease - Delay the Disease Parkinson's Fitness Program Certified Instructor
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2023-01-29 08:00:00 UTC
mfef - Parkinson’s Disease Fitness Specialist Online Course
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

ACE/American Heart Asociation
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2023-07-21 07:00:00 UTC

AED Certified

AHA American Heart Association
Expires: 2023-07-21 07:00:00 UTC

Liability Insurance

  • K & K Insurance Group

Rebecca (Becky)'s Locations

MercyOne Health & Fitness Center

12493 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325

Tai Chi Iowa

Within 25.00 miles of 50266 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$30.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2016 Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention class at Unitypoint Health balance test results received grant in 2017. Results presentation at the IA Gerontology conference.
  • 2016 Started pilot ballroom dance class at DMU for doctoral students to partner with people with parkinson's disease.

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