Better Bodies 4 Us, L.L.C.

Our Team

Better Bodies 4 Us, L.L.C. is a woman-owned, certified HUB and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) in Charlotte, NC. We work with organizations locally, in the surrounding areas and globally to improve adults’ and children’s health and wellness.

Charleszetta Smith Ford

Founder

Charleszetta, aka Coach Zetta, is a high-energy, licensed, physical education teacher, certified personal trainer, team lead and author with over twenty years of experience in the health and wellness field. After working in public schools for six years, she realized that the only way she could create an environment where children and adults could have fun while exercising in a structured manner was to design her own large-scale fitness program. She took a leap of faith and launched Better Bodies 4 Us.

Better Bodies 4 Us is a health and wellness firm that was established in January 2007. They are headquartered in Charlotte, NC. In 2013, the firm was registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State as a Limited Liability Company (LLC). They specialize in Youth Services, Adult Virtual Fitness Classes, Nutritional Instruction, Teacher Training, Corporate Fitness Classes and Health and Wellness strategies.  The firm’s vision is “Changing lives one day at a time; physically, mentally and spiritually.”

Coach Zetta’s love for encouraging children to move motivated her to write her first book, B3 Goes to the Playground in 2018. Her love of helping others utilize their gift of teaching group fitness classes, motivated her to expand her company of one to a team of many. It is her hope that many lives, near and far, will be motivated to exercise and enrich their lives together.

Credentials:

  • Master’s degree in business education, East Carolina University
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, East Carolina University
  • Certified National Strength & Conditioning Association Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
  • Certified National Strength & Professional Association Personal Trainer (NSPA)
  • Certified YMCA Personal Trainer
  • Certified Athletic Certification Training Commission (ACT) Personal Trainer
  • CPR & First Aid Certified
  • Certified North Carolina SP2 business education teacher
  • Certified North Carolina SP2 physical education teacher
  • Certified North Carolina SP2 health education teacher
  • NC Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) certified
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certified
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified

Adam Franklin

Strength and Conditioning Instructor

Cee Jay Johnson

Zumba Instructor

Darlene Kendrick

Yoga Instructor

Emily Laine Rivers

Yoga Instructor

Matt Wagner

Strength and Conditioning Instructor