About us


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Jillian Sterner is a creative and passionate health and wellness professional with solid experience partnering with schools to create and execute health and wellness initiatives for their students, families, staff, and teachers. As a fitness enthusiast and kids health advocate she believes we can change the well-being of our society by teaching kids how to create a healthy foundation from the start!

500 hour Yoga Certification. Health, Wellness, & Fitness Coach. Youth Health, Fitness, and Mindfulness Instructor.

Owner and Managing Director of Stretch-n-Grow of the Rockies. Creator and Founder of The Barata Method, baratamethod.com.

All instructors are certified in youth fitness and continually educated in motor development and nutrition education for children.
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Stretch-n-Grow, which originated in Galveston, Texas in 1992, has expanded to over 1,000 cities across The United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, England, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Manila, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Africa! After an intense study and the discovery of alarming statistics concerning the health status of American’s young children, the founders of Stretch-n-Grow set out on their mission to change the course for children everywhere. Millions of children have participated in Stretch-n-Grow!

Advisory Board

Our exercises and curriculum were developed under the supervision of an advisory board consisting of pediatricians, nutritionists, fitness experts and educators. Our exercises are safe for kids and in compliance with the youth fitness guidelines established by AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) and ACE (American Council on Exercise) and AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics).

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Jillian Sterner
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Stretch-n-Grow of the Rockies

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• Employment Opportunities •

If you are Fun, Energetic and love kids, you would love being a part of the Stretch-n-Grow Staff! Our part-time coaches teach our interactive programs in schools, churches and community centers.

We are now accepting applications for these part-time positions. Contact us to APPLY TODAY!


  • Physically fit, energetic and enthusiastic about working with kids
  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma (some college preferred)
  • Commit to uphold your schedule for a minimum of one full year
  • Reliable transportation with a Driver’s License and insurance
  • Background check and fingerprint clearance
  • ECT certified preferred
  • CPR and First Aid certification required

We Provide:

  • Lessons, Music and Equipment
  • Apparel Package
  • Paid training and ongoing support
  • Background Check
  • Youth Fitness Specialist Certification
Stretch-n-Grow FUNtastic Fitness Coach

Gotta be Fit & Fun, Lean...but not Mean! Our Youth Fitness Specialists deliver high energy, engaging aerobic and muscular fitness classes.

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Dancing Stars Instructor

If you have an engaging personality, a passion for dance, and love working with young children, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. Must have knowledge of ballet terminology. Choreography experience is very helpful!

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Cheerleading Coach

Our bouncy & bubbly cheer coaches work with children ages 3 to 12 teaching cheers, chants, jumps, arm motions and dances. This camp is tons of FUN and requires tons of cheerleader ENTHUSIASM! Previous cheerleading experience required. Tumbling experience is very helpful!

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Sports Coach

Put your coaching skills into action teaching baseball, basketball, field hockey, soccer, football and track & field to children ages 3 to 12. Previous coaching experience required.

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Yoga Instructor

Our peaceful and loving Yoga teachers enjoy working with children and promoting peace from within. Previous teaching experience required.

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  • Parents trusted us in USA from 1992.

  • There are now literally hundreds of thousands of Stretch-n-Grow "Stars" across the United States and around the world learning to enjoy a healthy lifestyle while building a foundation of fitness and well-being.


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