Certifications: Personal Trainer / American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified; Nutritional and Lifestyle Coach (NLC) / CHEK Institute Certified; wellness coach training with Lifestyle Management Associates and Coach Training Alliance
Expertise and areas of specialty
She has taught 8 to 80 year olds, helping all to be more physically active and healthy. Belen is mindful of busy lives and uses a step-by-step approach rather than "all or nothing."
Belen says, "I believe that wellness is a choice, and I support my clients in making healthy, effective, responsible wellness choices.
Education: BS in Kinesiology-Exercise & Fitness from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, MS in Exercise Science-Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention from the University of California, Pennsylvania
Certifications: National Strength and Conditioning Association-Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist, USA Weightlifting-club coach
Chad first worked in Club Corps Milwaukee facility, Le Club. He later worked at Binghamton University in upstate New York and then the International Performance Institute at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida. Most recently, he was the Sports Performance Director at Velocity Sports Performance in Concord, California.
Chad has worked with everyone from pro athletes from a variety of sports to youth groups and the elderly. His comprehensive approach addresses everything: strength and power, energy system development, speed and movement mechanics, lifestyle and nutritional consultations, as well as consciousness development.
Certifications: Certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, accreditation for older adult exercise through Healthways-SilverSneakers®.
Expertise and Areas of Specialty
Chris instructs several co-ed and women weight training classes and SilverSneakers classes. He also provides personal training for a broad demographic of clientele including seniors, young adults and special populations.
Chris is interested in helping people improve their overall wellness through exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. He has a sincere desire to contribute and to gain experience working with the general population, and has a particular interest in working with senior adults to help them achieve personal fitness goals and to assist in improving their functional living capabilities.
Education: BS Kinsiology
Certifications:World Instructors Training School, martial arts chief instructor, swimming instructor and lifeguard, dance performance
Expertise and areas of specialty
Ignacio says, "I stay motivated by training in different ways all the time, and learning about the many ways I could help and see progress in my students. I don't have a specific tip for them. I think that it is most important to help them stay focused on their goal and have fun with the training/process. I like to find what they do right and always let them know about it, as well as helping them improve other areas. My motivator is to have fun!! And more fun!"
He teaches F.I.T. Workout, Women's Workout, Adult Kickboxing, BootCamp, Self-defense for Women, EXPAND and YSI kickboxing and is a Personal Trainer. Ignacio teaches all ages (6 to adult) and all physical abilities.
Roberta D. Mecklenburg
Education: B.S. Exercise Science and Kinesiology
Roberta has more than 18 years of personal training experience, and is skilled at designing goal oriented, results driven, health and exercise programs. Her specialties are circuit training, TRX and stability ball training, individual weight loss programs, custom running and cycling programs, partner training, and group exercise training. Roberta has completed more than a dozen marathons and triathlons, and is an avid runner, biker, skier and overall outdoor fitness enthusiast who is passionate about motivating and encouraging individuals to be the fittest they can be.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology
Certifications: ACSM Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor as well as a certified Health Fitness Specialist and a Red Cross certified First Aid/CPR Instructor.
Martin has been working with clients from preschool to senior citizens and post-injury/accident to world class athletes since 1982. He is currently working for the Boulder Parks and Recreation as a Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor, First Aid/CPR Instructor, Gymnastics Instructor, and as an
Instructor for the EXPAND Program.
Martin can design programs to fit the specific needs and interests of the individual whether they are in one-on-one or group class settings.