Shawnta Jackson was born in Las Vegas and attended the multi-Grammy nominated Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts High School, where she majored in Dance. Throughout Shawnta's life she has shared her passion for dance and teaching others. In 2013 she decided to become a Certified Group X Instructor. Her certifications also include Zumba, MixxedFit, CIZE Live, Turbo Kick Live, PiYo Live & P90X Live. As CEO of BODY by Shawnta' and Development/Creative Director of R.A.W. Fitness Club, Shawnta mentors and develops upcoming Group X instructors & fitness entrepreneurs. She has trained alongside Beachbody Live Master Trainers as a Beachbody Live Ambassador and is currently an Ambassador for lululemon athletica.