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Meet Shannon Pondella of Surface Fitness in Glendale and Montrose

Today we’d like to introduce you to Shannon Pondella. Shannon, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. For as long as I can remember, I have had a passion for fitness and sports. I played soccer for many years until suffering from an injury that lead me to studying Kinesiology in college. I studied at Arizona […]

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Joy of Movement Tour – Health Warrior Chia Bars

Health Warrior, maker of superfood Chia Bars was on a mission to find the most unique and joyful places to get fit across the country. They believed that surface fitness is revolutionary in offering a space where children can come and enjoy exercising each and everyday! “You embody our belief that when fitness is fun it becomes more, it becomes movement- what our bodies were made to do”, they said. […]

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Personal trainer on mission to keep children active

Glendale woman keeping young athletes interested in fitness. When Glendale’s neighborhood streets and parks are empty of children’s laughter and games, Shannon Pondella grows worrisome. Pondella grew up in Glendale with a family that spent much of their free time outdoors. At Crescenta Valley High School, she sprinted in track, and played softball and soccer. Her athleticism and love for sport led her to pursue kinesiology at Arizona State University, […]

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