Trainers

Find the right personal trainer to achieve your fitness goals.

Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor

Master Personal Trainer

BS Human Nutrition & Kinesiology at Kansas State University, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), EXOS Performance Specialist, Precision Nutrition Level 1, Functional Movement Screening, and American Counsel of Exercise Certified Personal Trainer.

Accomplishments: Competed and/or programmed for clients competing from events ranging from Powerlifting, Natural Bodybuilding, Kettlebell Competitions to Half-Marathons and Obstacle Racing, enjoys outdoor activities like snowboarding, white water rafting, and hiking 14,000ft. mountains.

Philosophy: Strongly believes in both consistency and practicing the 80/20 rule are essential not only for your fitness/health goals, but for leading a fulfilling life.

Daniel Bentz

Daniel Bentz

Master Personal Trainer

BS in Exercise and Sports Science, Spanish, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT), Mastery Level Resistance Training Specialist Master (RTSm), Muscle Activation Techniques Jumpstart Specialist (MAT-Jumpstart), American Academy of Sports Dieticians & Nutritionists Certifified Nutrition Specialist (AASDN-CNS).

Accomplishments: Completed 4 Olympic Distance Triathlons, Chicago Marathon, and various half marathons and 5K-10K races.

Philosophy: There are no rules of exercise. There are only rules of the body, its structure and force.

Nick Bush

Nick Bush

Personal Trainer

BS in Health Science at DePaul University, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer(NASM-CPT), Functional Movement Screen Certified (FMS), and Power Plate.

Accomplishments: Played College level basketball, bicycle enthusiast, and played in various local bands as a drummer.

Philosophy: Fitness and health need to be viewed as a lifestyle not as a short term adjustment. This requires finding nutrition and fitness programs that are sustainable and effective to meet specific goals and needs.

Brian Schab

Brian Schab

Personal Trainer

B.A. in Fine Arts Illustration Columbia College, ISSA CPT, MAT (Muscle Activation Techniques) Jumpstart Trainer, RTSm (Resistance Training Specialist Mastery),

Accomplishments: Obtained a yellow Cordào (cord) from Capoeira in 2016, participated in three art exhibitions affiliated with Chicago Creative Collaborators (CCC) in 2017

Philosophy: I challenge your body based on what you bring in for the day. By staying within your threshold we can progress your strength and quality of motion.

Christina Fischer

Christina Fischer

Personal Trainer

BS in Business-Finance with University of Illinois - Chicago, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT), Diploma from National Personal Training Institute (NPTI), NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, Pre/Post Natal Certified, AFAA Certified Yoga Instructor.

Accomplishments: Over 18 years of competitive hip hop and contemporary dance experience, aerial arts enthusiast.

Philosophy: I focus on internal awareness and proper movement technique, utilizing a base of strength training. I believe that any fitness goal can be reached by making purposeful movement your habit. My goal is not only to help you attain results, but to build you a full toolbox to confidently approach exercise on your own for life.

Kelli Coleman

Kelli Coleman

Personal Trainer

Currently an Exercise Science major at DePaul University. Certifications: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM CPT), Power Plate, Malcolm Basic Personal Training.

Accomplishments: I went from being morbidly obese and a borderline diabetic to a world's level competitive power lifter and a personal trainer. En route to being a physique competitor and getting my IFBB pro card (eventually).

Philosophy: Everyone is an athlete at heart. No matter what size, shape or fitness level. Stay consistent and trust the process.

Heather Cerkan

Heather Cerkan

Personal Trainer

Nationally Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) specialized in Behavioral Change (BCS) and Corrective Exercise (CES).

Accomplishments: Accomplishments: World qualified powerlifter holding national/state records, previous career in the Culinary Arts, and owner of a 7 foot Boa Constrictor named Kimchi.

Philosophy: Philosophy: Exercise is medicine, strengthening both the body and mind. I utilize strength training for optimizing daily functional health and to help people exceed self-perceived limitations.

Philip Kaluza

Philip Kaluza

Personal Trainer

BS in Business Operations Management, DePaul University; American Council on Excursive (ACE) certified personal trainer, 7 years of Muay Thai / Dutch Kickboxing experience, 2 years coaching the sport

Accomplishments: Accomplishments: Regularly trains in Muay Thai at some of Chicago’s high level gyms and compete several times a year to stay in peak athletic condition. The sport and the rich culture associated with Muay Thai is a passion of his and he loves to use his experience to mentor others.

Philosophy: Philosophy: They say you’ll never work a day in your life if you love what you do; coaching people to attain their personal fitness goals and a healthy lifestyle is rewarding and a huge part of who I am.