Jill Cressy

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Jill Cressy (MEd) is an experienced leader with strong skills designing, delivering and evaluating programs; planning, developing, implementing, promoting and assessing group activities and events; managing a diverse team of staff and volunteers including recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, coaching and scheduling. She has facilitated a variety of workshops, delivered wellness coaching, provided virtual consultations and collaborated with partners to support community engagement, learning and well-being. Jill received various awards for wellness initiatives including the Stepping Up award and three Excellence through Innovation awards.

Jill is a certified fitness leader, yoga and mindfulness teacher, trainer and coach with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education and Master of Education from the University of Toronto. She completed her MEd at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE U of T) within the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, and her final elective in Health Communications at the Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences in partnership with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In addition, she completed the U of T Rose Patten Mentorship Program and the U of T School of Continuing Studies Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate Program.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Education (MEd), University of Toronto
  • Bachelor's Degree, -Physical & Health Education (BPHE), University of Toronto, Canada

Certifications / Trainings

OFC - RHEP-TFL (Registered Health & Exercise Practitioner-Trainer of Fitness Leaders)
Merrithew™ - Instructor Foundation Course
Nia - Black Belt Certified Nia Teacher
Total Gym - GRAVITY Group
Total Gym - GRAVITY Personal Training
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - LEVEL FIVE: Unification
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level One: Foundations
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - LEVEL THREE: Introspection
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level Two: Communication
Zumba® - Zumba® Basic 1

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness Insurance Agency

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr, for mindful trainings, interactive workshops and wellness coaching/consulting (see jillcressy.com for more info).

Payment Methods

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • University of Toronto Stepping Up Award & three Excellence through Innovation Awards, Student Service Award, Accessibility Award, Recognition for U of T True Blue Service & Citizenship, Recognition for successful completion of the U of T Rose Patten Mentorship Program, U of T Student Leadership Award and Gwendolyn Peacher Dance Award for Performing Arts

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