Bakline's Future is Female Coaches series recognizes and celebrates the women in our sport who lead, inspire, and make us all stronger. This week we’ve interviewed Ayumi Nagano, head coach of cross country and track and field at Millennium Brooklyn High School. Ayumi's running journey began at age 12 and her experiences as a student athlete have shaped both her own running journey as well as her approach to coaching.
In this series we talk to female coaches and leaders across a variety of aspects and disciplines within the running and fitness space about their experiences and insights as coaches, leaders, and game-changers.This week we’ve interviewed Janeil Mason, M.A., personal trainer and creator of Fit & Lit, a unique dance workout that combines elements of HIIT, strength, and cardio with great music. Janeil's work brings together her 20 years of dance experience and her expertise in exercise physiology. But more importantly, Janeil's classes express her passion for creating fun and engaging workout experiences that offer the opportunity to build a life-long commitment to fitness and health.