Kimberly Dawn Neumann Kimberly Dawn Neumann is a popular NYC-based writer, performer, and fitness professional who has authored hundreds of articles in magazines and online. She has also written two books, has starred on Broadway, and holds certifications as a life coach and barre/yoga instructor. Highlights Authored hundreds of articles in magazines and online for major publications such as Real Simple, Forbes Health, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Prevention, and more. Summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, College of Journalism. Certified by the American Council on Exercise, Yoga Alliance (RYT-200), and as a life coach. Former National Competitive Aerobics Champion Bronze medalist and star of 10+ exercise videos. Professional dancer, singer, and actress with multiple Broadway and film and TV credits. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.