College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Kimberlee Bethany Bonura is a fitness and wellness educator. Dr. Bonura promotes health and exercise behaviors within a framework of evidence-based recommendations and realistic changes that are fun and manageable to implement. As an exercise scientist and faculty mentor, Dr. Bonura’s primary research areas include the psychological benefits of mindfulness practices, exercise for special populations, and strategies that facilitate health behaviors. As a practitioner, Dr. Bonura has over two decades of applied experience as a yoga and mindfulness instructor, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor. Dr. Bonura has over a decade of higher education experience as a faculty member and university administrator.