What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Emerson
SHARON MANRING ANDERSON
Sharon Manring Anderson, owner and founder of SOAR Optimum Performance and Wellness, proudly celebrates over 40 years in the sport and fitness world as a multi-sport competitor, trainer, coach, yoga instructor, and mentor.
She credits her late father for having instilled in her the spirit of perseverance, determination, self discipline, and honor while training as a competitive gymnast in her youth. His lessons continue to inspire her today as she dedicates 110% of herself and her business to helping others achieve their personal best. She has always approached health and wellness holistically and believes that ample time must be devoted to the development of mind, body, and spirit in order to attain and maintain optimal health.
She holds certifications in the following disciplines to offer her clients customized training programs for their sport and wellness goals. Level 1 Coach (Road Runners Club of America), Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise), Leader Level 1 Coach (American Coaching Effectiveness Program), Functional Movement Training Specialist (ACE), Sport and Fitness Nutrition Specialist (ACE), Nutrition Therapist (The Academy of Health Sciences), Sports Performance Trainer (Combine360), and 200-YTT (Yoga Alliance)
When not working, you can find her running and training for road races, rock climbing both indoors and outdoors, and escaping to the beach whenever possible for some swimming and surfing. She is a devoted yogi and foodie who loves traveling whenever possible, spending time with friends, meeting new people, and nurturing her artistic spirit by visiting art galleries and museums.
“Be the change you wish to see.” - Gandhi One of her favorite quotes that serves as a mantra in her daily life. She believes in giving back to the community through volunteering with nonprofits and nontraditional channels.