The Lighthouse Academy

The Lighthouse Academy


Find Your Strength

Our services offer a one-stop shop for holistic healing and physical training, encompassing martial arts, one-on-one personal training, and corrective services to enhance your overall well-being.
jessica deffenbaugh personal trainer at the lighthouse academy in pasadena california

Our Mission Statement

The Lighthouse Academy is committed to developing Martial Arts and/or athletic synergistic care program that is specifically designed to heal you, inspire you, provide guidance, and give you the necessary knowledge and tools to take you to your desired level of strength, flexibility, and performance. We strive to have a positive impact on our clients’ lives by creating a memorable experience that is personable, safe, and effective!

Our Philosophy

Reaching your martial arts, fitness and/or corrective exercise goal is a team effort. Your journey is made up of 3 factors:


1/3 is committing to do your best.


1/3 is the training – consistency, being inspired and learning and retaining techniques.


1/3 is your discipline with nutrition and recovery methodology and practices.

Our Core Values

jessica deffenbaugh personal trainer in pasadena california

About Me

Jessica Deffenbaugh

Coach Jessica is a Corrective Exercise Specialist with extensive background in biomechanics and of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt under Tropa De Elite. She provides personalized sessions for BJJ enthusiasts, injury rehabilitation, and addressing issues related to gait, knee, shoulder problems, and other conditions requiring fascia resetting.

Additionally, she offers personal training. Boasting over ten years of experience in physical therapy, Jessica employs a diverse range of techniques such as low light laser therapy, NKT, FST, cupping, and corrective exercises/functional patterns to aid in your recovery and maintain your fitness, ensuring you stay in peak health for your mat or gym sessions.

What We Offer

jessica deffenbaugh working with two little girls at the lighthouse academy pasadena california

Ready to take your fitness business to the next level?

Small Business Consultation

With years of hands-on experience in the fitness industry, I’ve honed the art of delivering impeccable services and understanding the dynamics of success.
My expertise goes beyond personal training, encompassing effective business strategies, marketing, and creating a welcoming atmosphere that keeps clients coming back.
Whether you’re a small business owner looking to elevate your fitness enterprise or expand your reach to serve people near and far, my guidance is founded on proven methods that can empower your growth and long-term success.

Jessica is professional, knowledgeable and provides the best training. I'd recommend her snd her team to anyone.

– Audrey C.




Contact Us

Contact us now to kickstart your fitness journey, as we offer personalized programs and expert guidance tailored to your specific goals. Take the first step toward a healthier, happier you, and let us help you achieve the results you’ve always dreamed of.

The Lighthouse Academy

Ace Performance Academy