Married to: Douglas
CROWLEY - Julia Leonards is, with out doubt, outgoing and motivated. She is the owner and operator of Health Works Gym on Oddfellows Road in Crowley. Julia can almost always be found at the gym and is very serious about health and fitness.
“Health has always been important to me,” Julie said, “Ever since I was a little girl!”
Julia also teaches aerobics and is a personal trainer. When she isn’t doing all of that, she is making smoothies and other drinks in the new juice bar located inside Health Works Gym.
“I can’t see myself ever retiring because I love my job so much, I don’t even consider it work,” said Julia.
Julia is married to Douglas William Leonards. Their children are Michelle, 15; Douglas, II, 12; Mary Julia, 11; the late Faith Anne and Frances Faith, 4.
Julia is the daughter of Vivian and the late Charlie Jr. Guidry. She graduated from Arnaudville High School in 1982 and received her Bachelors of Natural and Applied Sciences from USL in 1987.
When Julia isn’t at the gym or spending time with her family, she enjoys gardening and landscaping.