About The Owner

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary”. - Vince Lombardi

Amy Frew Pugh  has over 13 years instructing group fitness classes and doing personal training.  Amy is an Air Force Veteran who played a lead role in The Air Force Tops in Blue.  

Amy has taught exercise and dance classes all over the U.S.  Her vast resume takes her from the United Kingdom to California to here in Winchester, where she has been the successful owner of Ladies of the Pit – Hardcore Fitness since 2010.

Amy Frew Pugh

Education

Bachelors of Science Degree in Social Psychology (Cum Laude) 2005 – Park University

United States Air Force – 1993 – 2000 (Air Force Tops in Blue World Tour 1999)

Fitness Certifications

AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Primary Group Certification – 2001

NAFTA (National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer Association) Power Cycle Certification – 2004

NAFTA (National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer Association) Power Stretch (YOGA) Certification – 2004

NAFTA (National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer Association) Fit Ball Certification – 2004

IFA (International Fitness Association) Group Fitness Certification– 2004

IFA (International Fitness Association) Personal Trainer Certification – 2004

NAFTA (National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer Association) Aqua Aerobics Certification – 2005

NAFTA (National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer Association) Personal Trainer – 2005

KINDERMUSIK Mommy and Me Certification (Newborn to 5 Years Old) – 2005

NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Women’s Fitness Specialist – 2012

Fitness Certification Trainer (NAFTA) Primary Group Instruction – 2001-2005

Fitness Certification Trainer (NAFTA) Aqua Aerobics Instruction – 2001- 2005

Fitness Certification Trainer (NAFTA) Power Cycle Instruction – 2001-2005

Work Experience

The Amy Frew Dancers (1999-2000) RAF Fairford – United Kingdom

Gig Harbor School of Dance (2000-2001) Gig Harbor WA- Dance Instructor

Lakewood YMCA (2000-2001) Lakewood WA – Dance Instructor

Georgia’s School of Dance (2001-2004) Del Rio TX – Dance Instructor

Body Shapers Fitness Center (2001-2002) Del Rio TX – Fitness Instructor

Laughlin Air Force Base (2001-2004) Del Rio TX – Lead Aerobics Instructor

Laughlin Air Force Base (2001-2004) Del Rio TX – NAFTA Site Manager

Del Rio Council For the Arts at the Fire House (2006) Del Rio TX – YOGA Instructor

Beale Air Force Base (2004-2007) California – Fitness Instructor

Beale Air Force Base (2005-2007) California – Mommy and Me / KINDERMUSIK Instructor

Beale Air Force Base (2006) California – Kids Fit Summer Program Director

Pro Fitness Family Health Club (2004-2005) Marysville CA – Fitness Instructor

Ladies of the Pit (2010-present) Winchester VA – Owner / Group Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer

Department of State – Power Stretch (YOGA) Seminar (2011 – 2012)

Department of State – Healthy Eating Over the Holidays Seminar (2011)

Department of State – Workplace Fitness and Motivation Seminar (2012)

Project HOPE – Workplace Fitness and Motivation Seminar (2012)

EVENTS

2006 Beale Air Force Base Recce Challenge (Bike-Row-Run-Bike) – First Place Team Dirt Divas

2006 San Francisco Half Marathon Finisher

2007 Beale Air Force Base Recce Challenge (10 Mile Bike Race)

2008 Quantico Marine Base 10K

2008 Alexandria Turkey Trot 10K

2009 American University Turkey Trot 5K – Second Place in Age Group

2011 – TOUGH MUDDER – Team Maximum Surprise – Qualified for Worlds Toughest Mudder 2011

2012 – Virginia Beach Marathon 26.2 finisher – Under 5 hours

2013 – Virginia Beach Half Marathon – 13.1 – Finisher