Total Wellness - San Marcos
Leadership & Administration
Dr. Lisa Lloyd
Office of the President
Hometown: Alice, Texas
What I Do: To be healthy and fit, you need to exercise the rest of your life. So, you better find lots of different ways to exercise that are safe, fun, and challenging!
Background: I earned a Bachelor Degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Texas State, and a Masters of Science, and a Doctorate in Human Performance from the University of Alabama. I have personal trained and taught group exercise for more than 20 years. Carolyn and I started Total Wellness more than 10 years ago because we wanted to change people’s lives for the better. We continue to offer Total Wellness because of the members - their enthusiasm, positive attitudes, and kindness remind me each day why I love being involved with Total Wellness.
More About Me: During my spare time, I help my husband manage our small pecan orchard. I also raise chickens and grow vegetables.
Department of Health & Human Performance
Hometown: Bastrop, Texas
What I Do: Wellness Program Co-Director – basically I stand on my hands and do my best to keep about 88 plates spinning in the air.
Background: I fell in love with fitness way back in high school when I would to train my friends at our local gym. My formal education is in the exercise science field.
More About Me: I love the sun and water – anything outside with good Texas weather! I enjoy taking photos of sunrises and sunsets and crafting.
Dr. Janet Bezner
Department of Physical Therapy
What I Do: Dr. Bezner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University. Bezner teaches, conducts research on physical activity and provides service to the university community.
Background: She received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy at the University of Texas Medical Branch, her master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, degree PhD in health education from the University of Texas and a DPT degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Prior to joining Texas State in August 2014, she was Vice President of Education, Governance and Administration at the American Physical Therapy Association and prior to that, senior vice president for PeakCare, Inc, a health care technology firm, where she managed the development of a wellness and prevention software and video library aimed at employers to assist in decreasing health care costs associated with illness and injury at work. Bezner spent 7 years teaching physical therapy at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) in San Marcos, Texas, and has practiced in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, home health, long-term care and corporate wellness. Bezner served on APTA’s Board of Directors prior to joining its staff and is a recipient of the Lucy Blair Service Award. Bezner is a graduate of the 2009 Leadership Alexandria program and has completed a national training summit on physical activity. She is an experienced speaker and facilitator on topics related to leadership, personal development, strategic planning, and health promotion and wellness.