Fitness Education Specialist
Kia Williams, M.S., 200hr RYT is a Texas native and the “favorite” aunt of her 3 nephews and 1 niece. She is a global presenter, author, fitness education specialist, and host of IDEA Health & Fitness Association web series “Paths to Success” and Fierce on the Mic--a podcast dedicated to providing expert advice, tangible tips and help to improve fitness, refine teaching and coaching technique, and to grow fitness businesses and services. She is the Wellness Chair for the NAACP Fort Worth-Tarrant County Chapter and an executive board member for Jeremiah 33:6, a not-for-profit holistic health education and preventative medicine corporation. She is a contributor to the IDEA World Diversity and Inclusion Committee and for Savvier Fitness fitness formats such as Barre Above, Balletone, and Fluid Strength. Kia has contributed as editor and fitness model for books published by Human Kinetics, most notably “Motivational Yoga,” authored by Nancy Gerstein. Kia has been certified and licensed to teach over a dozen fitness formats and is actively creating content and new formats for children and adults around the world to experience and enjoy. Kia has made it her career mission and social responsibility to support people who are affected by marginalization in jobs, education, healthcare, and lack of representation in the fitness industry. Kia was a top 3 finalist for 2021 IDEA World Instructor of the Year Award and she was nominated for the Community Impact Award, hosted by Junior League of Champaign, Illinois, for her unwavering support for positive sustainable health initiatives and practices in under-represented communities. Overall, Kia is committed to helping others live a healthy lifestyle by maintaining a strong, fit, and balanced mind and body.