The Lighthouse Academy

The Lighthouse Academy

The Desert Grappling Connex

IT’S NOT JUST IN SOME OF US, IT’S IN ALL OF US.

Let Me Help You To
Become Your Best Self

Find Your Strength

We are a private high desert Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy and mobile Private Fitness Studio offering one on one classes and small group sessions.
Our services include martial arts classes, personal training and corrective services to enhance your overall well-being. We are a one-stop-shop for all your fitness and movement needs.
jessica deffenbaugh personal trainer at the lighthouse academy in pasadena california

PRIVATE DESERT LOCATION COMING SOON

Stay tuned for schedule and details.

Our Mission Statement

The Lighthouse Academy is committed to providing a carefully planned martial arts curriculum as well as one on one fitness training 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:

COMMITMENT

1/3 is committing to do your best.

TRAINING

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

DISCIPLINE

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

Our Core Values

a group of people who practice martial arts at the lighthouse academy
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. 

This wealth of experience and knowledge helps Jessica to provide an excellent martial arts curriculum and personalized one on one fitness coaching from a broader perspective. 

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

SERVING WOMEN, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

ONE ON ONE PRIVATE SESSIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE

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.

LISTEN TO

THE LIGHTHOUSE PODCAST

WITH JESSICA DEFFENBAUGH