Get to Know Ellen Jaffe Jones
As an Emmy-award winning investigative journalist and longtime fitness coach and competitor, Ellen Jaffe Jones, 66, uses her research and self-improvement skills to help others become educated about important quality-of-life issues as well as reach personal goals. As someone deeply concerned about the planet, Ellen’s myriad interests have come together in a way that helps people, the planet, and the animals through her Fitness Without Tears program.
Best-selling author of six books in the cooking, health and fitness realms, Ellen is a popular speaker and panelist, bringing her presentations to vegfests around the country. Her favorite hobbies are running (of course!), researching, teaching plant-based cooking classes, and playing with her rescue pup, Rustie. Ellen is a certified personal trainer (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America), a certified running coach with Road Runners Club of America (the main certifier of US road races), and is a PCRM-trained cooking instructor.