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James Patrick 

"My clients often tell me how much I've changed their lives. Well, I can say without a shadow of doubt, they've definitely changed mine." 

James Patrick has been considered a jack of all trades by many, but every hat he wears has the same label of Health and Wellness. As an exercise therapy specialist, group fitness powerhouse, and professional announcer, JP has made a life long career as a personal trainer and wellness consultant. He has over 15 years of experience as a fitness professional. He has had the pleasure of serving as a wellness partner for former Mayor Steve Benjamin's community wellness initiative, MOVE WITH THE MAYOR. He can now be seen every Wednesday alongside WIS News Personality Billie Jean Shaw on "Soda City Live" from 3-4pm. As a recent recipient of Columbia Business Monthly Best & Brightest under 35 James has always believed that education is the platform for growth. The more I educated others, the more I myself desire to learn. James also serves as a community wellness provider for Oak Street Health a local nationally franchised physician clinic catering to individuals that qualify for Medicare. Together, James and his staff provides an array of fitness and wellness components that are free to the community such as Chair Yoga, Chair Fitness, and Strength and Stretch.  

JP and the Aspire team strive to engage communities both locally and regionally through education, implementation, and direct interaction.  We believe that fitness is not a hobby, but a way of life. Whether you exercise everyday or you’ve never stepped into a gym before, Aspire Wellness can help shape the new you #AspireToInspire. We want to be your next workout partner.


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We are located at 406 Williams Street Suit A Columbia SC, 29201


Dr. Shari N. Dade (Dr/she/her) is the CEO of Everyday Psychology, LLC, a client- and community-centered organization that responds to the immediate mental health, development, and wellness needs of communities and organizations. Here she serves as Key Consultant and has worked with several organizations and community agencies spanning from coast to coast.

Her expertise has helped individuals, groups, and systems infuse mental health principles into the fabric of their organizations leading to sustainable growth and progress. She is a licensed psychologist who focuses on the role mental health and psychology play in individual, group, and system wellness and development. She enjoys working closely with community and organizational trauma and resilience, leadership and team development, and navigation of life transitions. She also currently serves as a Senior Organizational Development Psychologist for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Dade holds over 15 years of psychological experience. This experience includes clinical work including interventions and assessments; and consultative work including individual and group coaching, workshop development and facilitation, and speaking engagements.

Dr. Dade aims to encourage people of all ages and abilities to create their own incredible and successful life through the use psychological tools. 

Dr.Shari Dade
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