Although Kelly grew up playing sports, she was not always comfortable in the gym. She understands what it’s like to walk into a gym and feel intimidated, overwhelmed, and simply not know where to begin. With effort and consistency Kelly quickly became comfortable strength training in the gym and her passion for fitness grew immensely.
Kelly graduated from The College of Saint Rose, in upstate New York, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a concentration in Industrial Organization. She believes that exercise is fundamental to living a well-balanced life both physically and mentally. She genuinely enjoys helping people build a bridge between their current habits and the lifestyle they wish to achieve.
Kelly truly believes that you are worth the investment because the best investment you can make is in yourself.
Certification: ACE (American Council of Exercise) Personal Trainer, 2017-Present, Silver Sneakers Group Class, American Heart Association Certified CPR and AED
There's strength in numbers. True statement, especially in our group classes.
From Body Pump to RPM to Zumba, there's one to fit your goals. Chances are, there's one to fit your schedule perfectly. Even better, they're packed with motivated, not-afraid-to-sweat people who'll inspire and push you.
Anthony’s fitness journey started when he took up running as a part of his Army Airborne basic training. After returning home he moved into weightlifting and eventually focused his sights on competitive bodybuilding. Anthony has traveled most of his life and moved to Seattle from New Hampshire in 2015 and earned his personal training certification shortly after. His fitness accomplishments include placing in the top 5 of his first two amateur bodybuilding competitions.
Anthony believes there are many paths to a single destination within fitness, and his passion is helping people find their destination; be it gaining strength, running your best time yet or working on your nutrition goals. Anthony uses a combination of personal and professional education to create a program personalized to your lifestyle, ability and goals.
The decision to start a fitness journey can be intimidating and Anthony uses his experience and knowledge to help you build confidence in the gym setting as both a work out partner and trainer
Certification: ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) Certified Personal Trainer, American heart Association Certified CPR and AED
Cris has been an ACE and Master Heart Zone Trainer for the last 10 years after a twenty year career in Social Work. She also co-authored “Fresh Off the Couch: What you didn’t know about fitness makes all the difference.” Cris specializes in helping people overcome obstacles to fitness from the mental to the physical: from issues of bone density to fibromyalgia. She is an instructor for indoor cycling classes and enjoys participating in triathlons as well as half marathons. Being a cardio exercise specialist Cris believes in: “Using your heart to change your mind about fitness!”
Certifications: MSW, RTC, ACE Personal Trainer, Level 4 Heart Zones Master Trainer, Indoor Cycling Instructor, and NASM Certificate in Women's Fitness
Keith has been a trainer at the gym the past five years and a member since 1986. He came to Seattle in 1977 as Public Relations Director for the original Seattle Sounders after spending the previous four years in the same capacity with the Milwaukee Brewers. Keith holds a degree in communications from Lindenwood University in St. Louis and has been inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. Following his career in professional sports he became Publisher of Seattle Magazine and has worked in media, public relations and sales. His training philosophy is very simple and motivating. "What can we do today in order for you to come back tomorrow."
Certification: ACE (American Council of Exercise) Personal Trainer, 2010-Present
You're a lone wolf. A renegade. We get you. That's why we have so many individual workout options available. Wanna throw the kettlebells around? No problem. Jonesing for a quick 5-miler on the treadmill? You'll always find a free one. You chart your fitness course. We'll be the compass.
Jamie grew up in Nebraska and is a huge Husker fan! He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree, in Exercise Science, from Wayne State College in 1997. For the past 20 years he has been a certified personal trainer. Jamie is also a Level 3 Certified Golf Fitness Professional through the Titleist Performance Institute. He is the owner and operator of GreenLake Fitness and Kenmore Fitness. Jamie loves a challenge! He has climbed Mt. Rainier, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Stuart and many others. He has also completed two Tough Mudders and a couple other adventure races. Notably, he successfully rock climbed Devil's Tower, in Wyoming with his father-in-law, in 2015. He is married with two wonderful children!
Certifications: ACE American Council of Exercise, Titleist Performance Institute, 2000-Present, American Heart Association Certified CPR and AED
Kiwani holds a Bachelor of Science degree form Bastyr University in Nutrition and Exercise Science.
A client once told her “You know the struggle”, and she does. After a 60lb weight loss as a teenager, health and fitness became the driving force in her life influencing both personal and professional choices. In her twenties Kiwani was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. She knows what it’s like to de dissatisfied with your body or fitness level. She also knows that you have the power to change that. Through client programing with attention to form and consistency, Kiwani will help you achieve your goals. Her training style focuses on constantly varied movements that are tailored to each clients needs while utilizing TRX systems, free weights, kettlebells and always challenging balance, strength and form.
Certification: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from Bastyr University, The Center for Yoga of Seattle Certified Yoga Instructor, Brian Utting School of Massage Certified Massage Therapist, and American Heart Association Certified CPR and AED
Whether your goal is to build strength, increase flexibility, or lose a few unwanted pounds, it begins with the decision to change your lifestyle, and it should begin today.
The longer you wait, the further you’re getting from your goal. Those calories aren't burning themselves. Make the commitment to be healthy. We'll be your partner every step (or plank or squat thrust) of the way. Contact us for a free tour!