Dr. Terry Eckmann

Terry Ferebee Eckmann, PhD is a professor in Teacher Education and Kinesiology at Minot State University. Eckmann is an award-winning presenter, author, and researcher. She presents internationally on topics related to effects of lifestyle choices on the brain, movement that matters, healthy aging, brain and learning, stress management, worksite wellness and the power of choice. Eckmann and her daughter, Katie, co-authored “101 Mindfulness and Meditation Practices” which was released in March 2018. Another of her titles, “101 Ways to Age Gracefully” was published in May 2016. She also published “101 Brain Boosters” in 2013 and it’s used now in schools and active aging communities nationally.

She and her husband have two children, Cole and Katie, and two grandchildren, Nixon and Nellie Eckmann. She has a passion for family, friends, traveling, entertaining, hiking, golf, group exercise, yoga, teaching and learning. Eckmann believes in living life to the fullest!

B.S. Elementary Education | Minot State University – Minot, ND
B.S. Speech Language Pathology | Minot State University – Minot, ND
M.S. Speech Language Pathology | Minot State University – Minot, ND
M.S. Physical Education | University of Montana – Missoula, MT
Ph.D. Educational Leadership | University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, ND
*ACE-Group Fitness Instructor, ACSM-Exercise Physiologist, TBMM-Corrective Exercise Specialist, 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher