Ellen de Werd is a leader in the fitness industry with extensive experience developing innovative programs. She is the founder of WARRIOR Rhythm™ and WARRIOR Strength™. Ellen wrote and illustrated the courses during the global 2020 pandemic. She also owns and operates the WARRIOR Instructor school.
Ellen holds numerous specialty group exercise certifications, including SPINNING, Yoga Fit, POUND, TRX, SPINPower, and is the head coach for Tribe Team Training. She is nationally certified by ACE, AFFA, and Yoga Alliance 200 Hour RYT. She is a Lululemon Ambassador and is a certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist through the American Council on Exercise. Ellen is the Fitness Director at the Downtown Athletic Club of Eugene.
In 2018 and 2019, Ellen garnered national attention as a presenter and educator for Beachbody LIVE at San Francisco SCW Mania and the IDEA World Fitness Convention in San Diego. During Ellen’s time with Beachbody Live, she was a top 10 Master Trainer for four years in a row and served on their exclusive video talent team. She is featured as a lead in the cast of P90X and PiYo LIVE. Ellen also contributed as a choreographer and content tester for these programs. Ellen can also be found teaching PiYo and P90X on Beachbody on Demand. She also was filmed in an exclusive infomercial with Chalene Johnson for PiYo.
Ellen brings a wealth of experience and unparalleled passion to her projects and each and every workout.
When she is not working out and developing programs, Ellen enjoys her time as a married, mother of three in Eugene, OR. Her love of art and watercolors is partly why in 2012, Ellen began her bodysuit tattoo.