Jaimi Ellison was playing basketball for Smith College in Massachusetts when she tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). After receiving reconstructive surgery, she transferred to UC Santa Cruz to be closer to home. Not two weeks after she entered the fitness industry, Jaimi was hit by a car on her bike, which she was riding in an effort to rehab her knee from surgery. “It was this accident and the events that followed which inspired me to get into the fitness industry as a business owner,” Jaimi recalls.
Jaimi has been a personal trainer since the age of 23 and was just 27 when she had her grand opening in April of 2009. Now thirty-one years old, Jaimi is the owner of Santa Cruz Core Fitness + Rehab, an integrative wellness center offering personal training, massage, chiropractic and acupuncture services, nutrition counseling, and various health and fitness classes.
Jaimi also worked with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in her area and was able to... Read More