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To celebrate ACE's 35th Anniversary, we interviewed 4 ACE Pros that have been with us since the beginning to gain some insight into how far the fitness industry has come and how we've evolved over the years. They also imparted some incredible career advice to the next generation of fitness pros. 

Watch Marilynn's #MyACEvolution below and share yours this month for a chance to win a FREE Specialist Program

#MyACEvolution: Marilynn Bodnar

Meet the amazing Marilynn, an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Functional Trainer Specialist who is also licensed by Silver Sneakers. She loves leading interval classes because she can cover a variety of areas, like cardio, strength training, balance, stretching and relaxation.

Throughout her life and career, she has made a deep impact in her community. For 47 years, she was an elementary school teacher by day and a group fitness instructor by mornings, evenings and weekends. Marilynn has been a dedicated instructor at the YMCA for over 30 years and at her local community park for over 15 years, earning her the teacher award recognition for continuing to exceed expectations.

We Want to Hear YOUR #MyACEvolution

Do you have an inspiring story to share?

Celebrate our 35th anniversary with us by posting your #MyACEvolution on Instagram and inspiring other fitness professionals and enthusiasts! Every week in October, we’ll be giving away a Specialist Program to one amazing ACE Pro who has shared their career story with us. You’ve helped us evolve, now we want to share your evolution with the rest of the world!

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