Mrs Petersen’s passion and interest in Physical Education has resulted in her obtaining the following qualifications: A Diploma in Personal Fitness Training and Certificates in Human Movement, Exercise Science, Spinning, Step Aerobics, Group Aerobics, Basic Pilates, Functional Training, Sports Nutrition, First Aid, Learn-to-Swim, Leadership Skills and the Assessors’ Course. She continues to be an Exercise and Fitness trainer working in facilities all around Johannesburg. Mrs Petersen led an exciting 4 years as an assistant journalist and personal trainer in Europe on the Motorcycle Grand Prix Circuit.
Mrs Petersen is currently teaching Physical Education to all the High School students and Life Orientation to Grade 8s. She is the coordinator of the High School Prefects and has a passion for teaching Health, Fitness and Leadership. Her hobbies include Travel, Exercise, Reading and Motorcycle Racing. Her favourite quote is, “If you get tired learn to rest not to quit,” by Banksy. People who are happy in their own skin inspire Mrs Petersen. In her opinion, the beautiful facilities, the pleasant working environment, the privilege of working with young people and the unlimited opportunities for growth and enrichment are what make Marist Brothers Linmeyer special.