Lauren Warnecke is a freelance writer, educator, and fitness professional based in Chicago, IL. A regular contributor to SeeChicagoDance.com, Windy City Times, and Chicago Magazine, Ms. Warnecke is the founder of Art Intercepts and works in the fitness industry as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer. Ms. Warnecke writes about dance pedagogy, health/wellness, qualitative research methods and higher education for various print and online publications, and has created presentations for professional and pre-professional organizations, national and international conferences, and extra-curricular programs for youth and adults. She is an adjunct faculty member in the Exercise Science program at Loyola University Chicago and has a decade of experience in higher education and fitness leadership. Warnecke holds degrees in dance (BA) and kinesiology (MS), and is certified in Personal Training (ACSM), Functional Training (ACE), and Sports Performance and Weightlifting (USAW). Tweet her @artintercepts.