Jazzercise Founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett successfully transformed her passion for dance into a worldwide fitness sensation. Today after 45 successful years she is CEO, teaches classes, choreographs routines, travels extensively as a presenter, writes as a featured blogger for Huffington Post, and oversees corporate staff and 7,800 franchisees teaching 32,000 classes weekly in 32 countries. Jazzercise was named the #1 Women Owned Business by San Diego Business Journal in 2012 and 2013 and ranked #42 overall on the Franchise 500 list and #7 on the Fastest-Growing Franchises list by Entrepreneur Magazine. With her Jazzercise instructors, Judi helped raise over $28 million for a wide range of charitable organizations. Honors include Lifetime Achievement Awards from the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and induction into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame.