Personal Trainer Profiles

Parnassus

Elite

MaryBethMary Beth Rockwell
fitness philosophy: “As a ‘chronologically enhanced’ exerciser, I’m living proof that it’s never too late to improve your health and wellbeing. I’ll help you identify and overcome the obstacles that keep you from getting where you want to go, and we’ll work as a team to set you up with a plan to get you there. (And have a whole lot of fun doing it!)”
specialization: American Council on Exercise: Orthopedic Exercise, Senior Fitness; TRX Suspension Training Advanced Certification
experience: Personal Training since 2012, TRX Small Group Instructor, Online Coach for a Fitness App
credentials: American Council on Exercise: Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor & Health Coach; TRX Suspension Training (Individual, Group, Sports Medicine)


Steven BolognaSteven Bologna
fitness philosophy: “Get out there and train the only body you’ll have in this life. Enhance your life, through safe, enjoyable, creative and intense programming.”
specialization: Strength and Conditioning; Functional Training, Kettlebells, Plyometrics; General Health and Fitness.
experience: Bay Area and Los Angeles Area sports clubs: S.F Bay Club, Pacific Athletic Club, Spectrum Athletic Clubs. Sports specific and circuit-training organizations such as Rise Above Performance Training and FitMob/Class Pass
credentials: NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, NASM-Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Kaiser Circuit Instructor. IMPACT Trainer (a San Francisco Bay Club program which specializes in training clients fighting cancer) Kaiser Circuit Instructor. M.A (Directing and Dramaturgy), San Francisco State University.

 

Pro

Andres GonzalezAndres Gonzalez
fitness philosophy: “We all have different fitness goals but they can all be reached! A good work ethic and proper mindset are key aspects in training, and I specialize to educate clients and help them achieve their goals. Lets work!”
specialization: General Fitness, Weight loss, Strength training, Physique and Bodybuilding, Sports Performance, Core and Flexibility, Functional Training
experience: SF Bay Seal Soccer Member, Size and Strength Training
credentials: International Sports Sciences and Medicine (ISSA) Certified Personal Trainer, AED/CPR


DebbieDebbie Coleman
fitness philosophy: “Exercise can be fun, enjoyable and blended into your daily routine as if it was the most natural thing in the world. Find the activities that you most enjoy so you can look forward to exercise. Keep at it and keep moving!”
specialization: General strength & weight training, functional movement/fitness, weight loss, proper technique, stretching, balance & coordination, core, post-rehab, fitness assessments, customized training routines to meet short and long term goals
experience: 9 years of Personal Training experience; cardio/strength training for people living with cancer; Physical therapy intern; kayaking and backpacking assistant with UCSF Outdoor Programs; 15 years of Outrigger Canoe Paddling and Racing in the Bay Area, all over California and around the world
credentials: Bachelor of Sciences in Kinesiology: Concentration in Nutrition, Cal State East Bay; American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer (CIFT), CPR/AED, Lifeguard


Terry PettyTerry Petty
fitness philosophy: “I believe that the concept of fitness today more resembles a river than it does a stone sculpture with rock-hard abs and big gun biceps. Cardiovascular conditioning, core strength, balance, agility, and range of motion have come to be highly regarded. Add to that vitality, passion, purpose, and a bit of fun and you have my definition of total fitness.”
specialization: Development of long lean muscle, symmetry, enhanced proprioception, balance, and both mental and physical agility.
experience: 20 years of dance experience including Ballet, Jazz, Afro-Haitian, and Afro-Brazilian; 15 years of teaching experience in dance; 10 years experience teaching fitness
credentials: Personal Training Certification: American Council On Exercise; On Balance Certification: Cybex Research Institute; Pilates Mat Certification: Balanced Body; Group Exercise and Strength Training Certification; TRX Certification: TRX Training Center; Les Mills Body Pump Certification

 


Mission Bay

Elite

Hal CavanaghHal Cavanagh
fitness philosophy: “Knowledge and understanding of biological, chemical, and musculoskeletal systems are crucial for a well rounded and effective fitness regiment.  Discipline and consistency are the most important traits you can bring to the table, and I work hard to impart knowledge as well as help clients achieve their desired results.”
specialization: Working with athletes, toning and shaping, improving endurance, high intensity exercise with focus on full body functional movement
experience: Specializing in muscle growth (hypertrophy), post-injury rehab for athletes, group training
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer


KenKen Meyerhoffer
fitness philosophy: “Exercise is the best medicine…my dedication to fitness has helped me combat the progression of Parkinson’s for as much as 20 years. My passion is sharing the expertise I have gained in that process to help others live a healthier lifestyle.”
specialization: Corrective exercise, general fitness, strength training, aerobic and core conditioning, senior fitness, balance and mobility
experience: Former triathlete, runner, and cyclist; developed fitness programs for psychiatric patients; co-founder of “Across the Bay 12K”
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist; American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer; SrFit Mature Fitness Specialty, AAHF; Delay the Disease Parkinson’s Specialization; Brains and Balance Specialist, TRX Level II Sports Medicine


LornaLorna Bernardo
fitness philosophy: “Rebuild, reclaim, renew. A strong body and healthy lifestyle is within everyone’s reach. Confidence to take on the challenges of your life soars when you feel good and look good.”
specialization: Corrective exercise specialist, injury post-rehabilitation, strength and flexibility, functional training, core strengthening, pre- and post-natal, weight loss, sports specific training.
experience: National Personal Training Institute, instructor certifying personal trainers

credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, National Personal Training Institute Certified Personal Trainer, SCW: Pre- and Post-Natal and Group Exercise


MartaMarta Fernandez
fitness philosophy: “Exercise should be challenging but fun. My biggest reward as a trainer is seeing a client do things they couldn’t do before, whether it’s walking for a half-hour every day, or running a marathon. Everyone has goals–my role as a trainer is to facilitate those fitness goals in a safe, efficient, and fun manner.”
specialization: Triathlon training; women’s fitness
experience: Competitor in triathlons and marathons since 1998. Performance enhancement specialist, injury prevention and post rehabilitation.
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, International Sports Sciences Association, World School of Holistic Massage

 

Pro

Alexander HorncliffAlexander Horncliff
fitness philosophy: “Living a healthy lifestyle is the single greatest investment one can make in themselves. Everyone deserves to have a body that feels and works the way they want. Whatever your goals may be, it starts with your decision to make the change and commit to the results!”
specialization: Athletic strength and conditioning, Sports performance and competition preparation, Mobility and functional movement, Injury Rehabilitation, and Nutritional planning
experience: Former Collegiate Division 1 Track/Field Athlete; Collegiate Strength Coach
credentials: Bachelor in Science - Kinesiology with Exercise Science Minor; National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; American College of Sports Medicine - Certified Exercise Physiologist; Precision Nutrition Level 1


Daniela GhulamDaniela Ghulam
fitness philosophy: “Taking care of your body is the biggest act of love that you can give yourself. Change doesn’t happen overnight, it’s something you work at every day. Your body will only go where your mind pushes it. I believe in you!”
specialization: Strength Training, Flexibility, Behavioral Changes, Corrective Exercise, Pre/Post Natal Training, Boxing, Holistic Healing, and Nutrition
experience: Trainer since 2016 and Soccer Coach
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine, PROnatal Fitness


Daniel SpencerDaniel Spencer
fitness philosophy: “Consistency is key and make your time in the gym count! Find your motivation that gets you in the gym after a long day of work, to help you get the results you want.”
specialization: Strength and skills training, core strength, muscle growth, fat loss
experience: Former Basketball Player, Experience in Body Building and Strength/Skills Training
credentials: National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association Certified Personal Trainer


Flex HaroldFlex Harold
fitness philosophy: “The dream is free, the hustle is sold separately.”
specialization: Women Specialists, Weight loss programs, Posture and Running Injuries, Functional Intense, strength and balance training, Pre/Post Natal training, Weight Management Specialist, Kettlebell , Upper Body training, 5k to Marathon Training
experience: Background working with all age groups, Group and Boot Camp Instructor, Running Coach, Lead for Girls on the Run, Former Competitive Distance Runner, and Women’s Functional Intense Training Head Coach
credentials: NCCPT Certificate of Personal Training, ACE Group Training, Trigger Point Foam Rolling, TRX Suspension Training, CPR/AED


Glenn ValledorGlenn Valledor
fitness philosophy: “It’s one thing to go the gym and it’s another thing to go to the gym with a purpose. Never forget why you started. The grind and hustle are all part of the process to get to that next level.”
specialization: Strength and muscle gain, weight loss, functional training
experience: Weightlifting, Baseball, CCSF Fire Academy
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal trainer, Nationally Certified EMT-B, CPR/AED


Jaycee ChangJaycee Chang
fitness philosophy: “Fitness is a lifelong pursuit and my goal is to help you live a full, mobile, and pain-free life. I approach fitness through the lens of preventive and rehabilitative healthcare as well as maximizing athletic capabilities. Whether you are entering the gym for the first time or ready to take your training to the next level, we will work together to progress towards your goals through fun, safe, and effective programming. If you’re ready to invest in your health and physical well-being, then let’s get to work!”
specialization: Strength training, sports performance, injury prevention, postural alignment, functional movement training, and corrective exercise
experience: Background working with athletes, sedentary professionals, and seniors at UCSF, UC Davis, and SFSU; small group fitness instructor, and physical therapy student
credentials: American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, American Heart Association CPR & AED Certified


Marvin OrtanezMarvin Ortanez
fitness philosophy: “By creating positive changes in your health/fitness goals you will likely start to notice positive changes in your mindset as well, which can be applied to many areas of your life. Let’s make GAINS in All Areas of Life!”
specialization: Healthy Weight Loss, Group Fitness, Nutrition Planning, Tactics and Adherence, Muscle Hypertrophy, Strength and Power Development, Mobility and Corrective Exercise, Powerlifting, Aesthetic Bodybuilding, and Power-building
experience: Beachbody Coach, USPA Powerlifting Coach, Powerlifting Competitor (USPA, USAPL), Physique Bodybuilding Competitor (NPC)
credentials: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Fitness Trainer (CPT); Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS); Bodybuilding; Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Physiology; Masters in Medical Health and Sciences: Pharmaceutical Sciences; CPR/AED


Melanie OrlanezMelanie Ortanez
fitness philosophy: “Once you train your BODY and MIND, the changes that you begin seeing are great; cultivation and manifestation of the mind embraces positive thoughts into actions. Live your best life, live your healthiest body, live your strongest mind.”
specialization: Fat-loss, Building Muscle, Strength Training, Corrective Posture and Corrective Exercise, Improve Mobility, Flexibility, Stability, Pre and Post Injury Rehabilitation, Powerlifting Competitions, Bodybuilding/Physique Competitions/Achieving Aesthetics, Athletic Performance, Nutritional Planning, Functional Fitness and Overall Health, Metabolic/HIIT Training, Group Training, Goal Setting
experience: Powerlifting competitor, Bodybuilding competitor in National Physique Competition (Women’s Physique), and Physical Therapy Assistant
credentials: BA Political Science (Health, Environmental, Food, and Nutrition Policy); National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer; Equinox Federation of Training Institute (EFTI) Tier II (Level II) Personal Training: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, Nutrition; United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Powerlifting Coach; National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Bodybuilding Coach; National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Corrective Exercise Specialist; American Council on Exercise (ACE) Metabolic/HIIT Training; Precision Nutrition Level 1, Nutrition Coach; F45 Coach; CPR/AED


Rabie AziziRabie Azizi
fitness philosophy: “Movement is medicine. Whether you want to be the best or the beast or just a better you, with the right mindset and consistent efficient movement, nothing is out of reach.”
specialization: Strength training, Corrective exercises, HIIT, bodybuilding
experience: Post-rehab Programming; physical therapy assisting; youth coaching; training diabetics
credentials: American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Sports medicine, Fitness Nutrition Specialist