Jimmy Lane at Serenity Springs in New Smyrna Beach, FL

Jimmy Lane

October 25th, 2017 Posted by 0 comments on “Jimmy Lane”

Jimmy Lane, a local professional surfing legend leads the Serenity Springs Surfing Program. Jimmy helps our clients develop self-confidence, promotes an active lifestyle, and ultimately teaches clients to learn to have fun in sobriety while enjoying the therapeutic aura of the ocean. In partnership with Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy, our clients have the opportunity of learning to surf in one of the nation’s only drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers to provide surf therapy. Surf therapy has been proven to help overcome a wide variety of cognitive and behavioral conditions, one of them being the disease of addiction.

Jessica Lawrence - Nationally Certified Personal Trainer - Serenity Springs Addiction Treatment Team (640x640)

Jessica Lawrence

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Jessica Lawrence is an MPTI certified personal trainer, who instructs clients individually and performs group classes at our on-site fitness center. She has experience training individuals of all ages and skill levels and helps all Serenity Springs’ clients restore themselves to a healthy state of physical and mental well-being. Jessica was born in Wisconsin, where she began her journey in fitness at an early age. She started training herself in high school and at the age of 22, she received her national certification from the Personal Training Institute. In 2007, Jessica became involved with the Special Olympics. She specialized in coaching powerlifting and won the Special Olympics Coach of the Year award in 2008. Jessica went on to become an IFBB pro bodybuilder in 2009 and competed in several shows. Shortly after, she moved to New York where she trained under the ISKA World Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion, Dereck Panza. It was there that she found a passion for the sport of boxing. Jessica went on to compete in Golden Gloves, winning the notable “Fighter of the Night” award in 2012. She is now a USA certified boxing coach. Jessica is also certified in kettlebell training and yoga. She became a certified yoga instructor at the prestigious Himalayan Institute, under the instruction of Luke Ketterhagen. In 2013, she moved to New Smyrna Beach and was introduced to Serenity Springs and found that she could use her expertise and passion for fitness to help those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. Jessica has a passion for personal training because of the ability for a client to change the quality of life as well as outlook through exercise. She adds to Serenity Springs’ fitness and health program, helping to make Serenity Springs have more drug rehab activities than most drug rehabilitation centers.

Chelton Myers - Motivational Speaker for Serenity Springs Recovery Center (Chelton speaking to the clients)

Chelton Myers

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Chelton Myers is a professional motivational speaker who comes to the Serenity Springs’ campus to inspire clients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. Although never experiencing chemical dependency himself, Chelton’s story of inspiration comes from overcoming his disability and pursuing his dreams. Chelton was born with Cerebral Palsy. He did not truly learn of his disability until he was 8 years old, about the time he was ending elementary school. Chelton at first struggled to accept what he was born with. However, entering high school, he found God and realized that his disability can be an advantage and he can use it to help a lot of people. Determined to not allow his disability to impede his life, he attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where he received two bachelor degrees in History and Political Science. Graduating with honors and GPA of 3.9. Another inspirational fact about Chelton is that he needed a walker to move around until the age of 25. The following two years, he taught himself to move around without assistance. It was an arduous journey. Exemplifying the adage many suffering from addiction must adhere to; “When you fall you must get up and try again.” Chelton is currently completing a book titled, “Consider it Pure Joy,” which he hopes to publish in the next year. He is also preparing for the LSAT exam and plans to begin Law School. When Chelton is not using his time to spread his message of hope and inspiration he enjoys watching sports and spending time with family and friends. However, Chelton enjoys most being around others that he can inspire and help. Chelton is an enormous inspiration at Serenity Springs and clients use his story to help transform their own lives.

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