Austin has found great success with his running, rowing and lifting since converting to a vegan diet, and is eager to relay this information to others. He has been a personal trainer since 1996, and has enjoyed getting first timers to a gym as well as helping competitive athletes better their fitness level. Austin’s massage therapy practice of 16 years with advanced clinical therapy training really comes in handy when postural or injury assessment, treatment and prevention are necessary.
Cheryl is truly passionate about living an optimally healthy lifestyle. She teaches people not only about workout routines, but also about how to eat a whole food vegan diet that will get past all of the food confusion out there today. She also teaches people how to manage their time so they can exercise, reduce stress, and cook healthy meals for the whole family. I can help people via e-mail, phone or meet up at a location that best suits my clients who live in the area.
Derek is a very passionate yoga teacher who specializes in yoga training for athletes. He works with all fitness levels. Develop mind-body-breath connection to break down physical and mental barriers in fitness goals.
If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, contact me to schedule a free fitness consultation. We will discuss your personal goals, exercise history, and nutritional habits, as well as any limitations. We will design a program suited for you and your lifestyle. I will help you achieve the body of your dreams! I offer phone/Skype consultations on meal plans, supplement recommendations, program design, fat loss tips, strategies on gaining lean muscle mass on a vegan diet, and everything else in between.
Ellen designs ability-appropriate realistic workout programs and demonstrate proper form instructing in person or via Skype/Facetime. “Build, Don’t Break” and “Training for Mortals.” Before her books, Ellen worked as a volunteer assistant high school cross-country and track coach and ran with students every day after school. Bradenton Herald: "Keeping Up With the Kids." More than two dozen articles including a Tampa Bay Times Magazine cover and “Walking” Magazine centerfold stories have been written about her cooking classes and athletic accomplishments. She works with clients designing a program specific to goals, expectations and abilities. She is a rare athlete with a combination of 3 decades of running, current sprint and endurance race performances, along with training certifications.
I became a health coach after overcoming my own life-long battle with sugar addition, diabetes, and obesity. I know what it takes to make a major life change! A vegetarian for over 30 years and a vegan for 5 years, I specialize in Vegan Nutrition, Sugar Addiction, Emotional Eating, and Weight Issues. I am happily anti-dietary dogma and fad-diet free.
Eric has been strict vegan since 1996 and active in various sports his entire life. He is a nutrition and physiology researcher currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at Arizona State University. Eric is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) as well as personal trainer (CPT) and a certified kettlebell instructor through StrongFirst - the gold standard in kettlebell training. He trains people from all walks of life from the weekend warrior looking to lose fat and add muscle, all the way up through professional athletes for sports performance.
My training style is intense and focused, and I would be best suited with clients who are interested in heavy lifting and/or plyometric style circuit training. My other health-related interests include vegan and gluten-free cooking and baking.
I believe that to be a great Personal Trainer you must be so inspiring, encouraging, knowledgeable and positive that the only possible outcome for your client is success! I educate my clients on exercise, nutrition and positive thinking through various books, movies, meditations and my own personal experiences. My mission is accomplished when I can let a client go because I have given them the tools that they need to be the masters of their own health. It is a privilege to be a guide and service to others and I am grateful every day to have such an amazing job!