Fabulous People: Shandi Rooney


Who is Shandi Rooney?

Shandi Rooney, the owner and creator of StudioMixx Body Sculpting System, has made a name for herself in the fitness industry with her high intensity and body changing workouts. Having worked with some of the best in the industry, including Jillian Michaels, Shandi has taken her passion for health and fitness and turned it into a career.

What is Shandi Rooney’s Story?

Shandi Rooney was born in Scott City, Kansas and raised in Sublette, KS, a very small farm community of 1000 people in Southwest Kansas. As a child, she was active in every sport, had a drive for competition and a love for physical activity. She can remember doing Cindy Crawford workouts in my basement in Junior High School! Her passion for fitness lead her to the University of Kansas where she received by B.S. in Exercise Science. After graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to begin her fitness career working as a physical therapy assistant in Beverly Hills, CA. During this time, she also started her own personal and small group fitness training business. With the success and hype about her training method, she was approached by Bravo’s Jackie Warner and NBC’s Jillian Michaels to personal train at their Beverly Hills, CA private gym. After working with the best in the industry, Shandi knew that she wanted to open her own studio.

“Jackie and Jillian are two very strong women whose philosophy ‘go big or go home’ inspired me,” Shandi says.

And that’s what she decided to do… Go big and open her own studio! She opened up her first studio in Kansas City in 2008 and in 2009 moved to Scottsdale/Phoenix with her husband, Shane, and two children Braylen (9) and Riley (6). This is when she opened StudioMixx in Scottsdale. StudioMixx has built a reputation for getting amazing results because the technique is a one of a kind workout that will target every muscle in your entire body in one hour. Shandi now hosts small group workouts in a private studio and group workouts at the beautiful Joy Spa at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.

What makes Shandi Rooney fabulous?

When we asked Shandi Rooney what she thinks makes someone fabulous, she said, “Someone who is passionate about life, because these people are what make life interesting and an adventure.” Shandi oozes passion for transforming people’s lives through her workouts, impacting her clients both mentally and physically. Her can do attitude, mental and physical strength and drive to succeed inspires other women and moms to pursue their dreams, and we think that is pretty fabulous.

Shandi Rooney’s favorite quote?

“You have to get out of your comfort zone to get results”.
Shandi believes this applies to workouts, work, relationships, and everyday life.

For more information about Shandi Rooney and StudioMixx, visit studiomixxaz.com.




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