Brandy Burkett

Williamsburg, VA 23188

Brandy is a 500-Hour Certified Yoga Instructor through Uplifted Yoga and teaches a Hatha Vinyasa style of yoga. She is also an American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor. Brandy is a compassionate instructor fusing backgrounds in Psychology, Yoga, and Martial Arts to help empower others to reach their highest potential. She teaches at Bushing Martial Arts Academy of Richmond, VA and PESFIT in Williamsburg, VA.

Brandy earned her PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2009 and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at The College of William & Mary. Active her entire life, Brandy grew up a three-sport athlete, with a passion for basketball, continuing to play basketball at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania. Brandy fell in love with martial arts and has been training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Shorin-Ken Karatedo since 2010. Brandy achieved the rank of Shodan in in Karatedo in 2017. She was promoted to brown belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in 2020. In 2016, Brandy completed the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Certification Program.

In her spare time, she loves cooking, gardening, and watching sunsets over the water.

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About Me


  • PhD, Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: 2023-01-31 08:00:00 UTC
ACE - Mind Body Specialist Program - 2.5 CECs

CPR Certified

American Red Cross
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Expires: 2022-12-24 08:00:00 UTC

AED Certified

American Red Cross
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2022-12-24 08:00:00 UTC

Liability Insurance

  • State Farm

Brandy's Locations


7521 Richmond Rd. Suite F-B
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Bushin Martial Arts Academy of Richmond

6024 Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227

B Fitness

Within 50.00 miles of 23185 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$15.00 / hr, $15 for Group Class / $85 for Private Sessions

Payment Methods

Cash , Credit Cards , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • 500 Hour Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Instructor
  • PhD in Psychology

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