Name: MaDonna Grimes
Home: Hollywood, California
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MaDonna states she expresses her gratitude for the blessings which have been given to her. She feels it's her responsibility to share with others the gift of having the luxury to be able to keep our bodies active and moving.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Dayton, Ohio, MaDonna was brought up with the foundation of knowing the importance of strong family values, goals and dreams. This has led her to believe that it all stems from her priority on education. Her academic achievements are evident. She holds a Bachelors Degree in dance education from Ohio State University where she studied classical dance and a masters degree in dance performance and choreography from New York University. Along with developing her communication skills, she is conversant in several languages including Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
1999 Ms. Fitness Olympia - 13th
1999 Italian Pro Fitness - 1st
1998 NPC USA Women's Fitness, Tall Class - 7th
1997 NPC USA Women's Fitness - 7th
1997 Women's World Pro Fitness - 10th
1997 Norway Pro Fitness - 10th
1997 Denmark Pro Fitness - 11th
1997 Italian Pro Fitness - 7th
1997 Fitness International - 13th
1995 Fitness Olympia - 6th
1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness - 6th
1994 National Championships - 1st
1994 Fitness America Pageant Nationals - 1st
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MaDonna has no boundaries. Her non stop drive and desire has created a virtual empire. She continues to "WOW" her worldwide audiences with her many faceted endeavors. MaDonna is a performer, choreographer, instructor, dance video instructor and performer, dancer, model and actress. She is a recipient of many awards and titles. She holds the title of Miss Fitness America and the U.S.A. National Fitness Championship. She is the founder and creative director of the MADONNA GRIMES FITNESS AND DANCE THEATRE COMPANY in Los Angeles, California. Her state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to creating new and innovative avenues of dance and exercise. MaDonna has assembled an ensemble cast of National and International choreographers and instructors whose goal is to create cutting edge classes that constantly reach for new heights and standards in the dance and fitness industry. This talented cast of professionals well represents the M.G.F.D.T. Company's philosophy.
MaDonna is not only famous for her world renowned DANCE STREET CLASS but also a featured cover girl on many fashion and fitness magazines and catalogues worldwide. Her personal and professional relationships in show business have encouraged her to produce and star in a whole series of dance videos. This momentum continues on as her expertise can now be found in her first book entitled WORK IT OUT published by AVERY, a member of Penguin Putnam Inc.
Paramount in her thinking regarding the entertainment business, MaDonna combines her education, business ability, creativity and talent, thus affording her the imprimatur to debut the release of her new hit CD, called "I Just Wanna Dance." The time has arrived, the curtain goes up, and the stage is set for the production of her new show. MaDonna is now recognized as a major force in the entertainment industry.