With over 15 years in the health and fitness industry, Louise brings experience from many disciplines to her work with clients. She holds a B.A. from UMBC and is an ACE Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition coach, a Certified Functional Strength Coach and received a coaching certification from Results Coaching (now the NeuroLeadership Institute). She has also been a massage therapist for 18 years, with extensive continuing education in the fields of massage and bodywork. In 2015 she apprenticed with the late Robert Duggan, founder of the Tai Sophia Institute (now Maryland University of Integrative Health) and pioneer in the field of Integrative Health. She believes deeply in the words of Thoreau: “I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor”.
Beth’s focus as a functional strength and nutrition coach is to educate and empower her clients to become confident and self-sufficient to walk the path towards a life of strength and wellness. Having struggled with her own fitness and weight issues, Beth has experienced first-hand what it takes to make the personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle. She strives to inspire her clients to reach their short and long term goals by manifesting their hidden strength and abilities. She has been a ACE Personal Trainer for over 12 years and is also a Precision Nutrition coach, a Golf Conditioning Specialist through Titleist Performance Institute, and recently received certification as a Functional Strength Coach through Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning and Level 1 Original Strength.
Dale, known more affectionately as DB, is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), as well as a Certified Venice Nutrition Coach and CrossFit Level I & CrossFit Endurance Coach. Dale uses athletic-based, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) with an emphasis on both core and functional movements to get the greatest results for his clients. “I specialize in helping you look and feel better by getting you to move again, losing unwanted weight, burning fat, and best of all having fun doing it. I will get the best out of you and push you to that next level in your workouts. I love training each type of client regardless of your goals and I feel fortunate that you’ve allowed me to be a part of achieving them.”
A competitive athlete in high school and college as a wrestler, soccer player, and martial artist, Jim is now a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with over 15 years in the fitness industry. Jim has worked with clients age six to eighty-two, including special populations. One of Jim’s specialties is training people to run in races, from 5K to Marathons, and has successfully completed many of these himself, including the grueling 6th leg up and over South Mountain in the American Odyssey Relay from Gettysburg, PA to Washington, DC. He also is a contributing author to “Your Fitness and Nutrition Questions Answered” by the Benchmark Publishing Group.
Craig is a life-long fitness enthusiast. He holds a BS in Fitness and Sports Management, and Certifications in Strength and Conditioning, USA Weightlifting, IKFF Kettlebells, Crossfit L1, and as a Boxing Trainer. In addition to over 10 years as a fitness professional, he is a 3-time Golden Glove boxing champion in both Maryland and Virginia, an Amateur Athletic Union boxing silver medalist, and a Junior Olympics boxing gold medalist. Craig’s philosophy: “Your body is a machine – control your mind and your body will follow”!
A former college cross country runner and marathoner, Rebecca is an ACE certified Personal Trainer, Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC), Mad Dogg Athletics certified Spinning Instructor, and Mossa certified group fitness instructor. She now focuses on strength training and healthy eating habits to help clients enjoy overall fitness, real-world durability, and healthy movement patterns. Her goal is to make fitness and healthful living fun and accessible to all ages and fitness levels and to help clients reach their fitness goals.