Rose Evans

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Rose's lifelong interest in physical fitness led her to Slippery Rock University where she received a B.S. in Exercise Science and a minor in Gerontology. She has held certifications from AFAA as a group fitness instructor, weight room and resistance training instructor and a NASM personal trainer. Rose recently received Personal Fitness Trainer Certification from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Upon graduating Rose began her career in cardiac rehabilitation which furthered her interest in the importance of pre and post-rehabilitative training and working with Baby Boomer and senior citizens. 

 

Rose encourages her clients to continue exercising regardless of age. She stresses how important it is to never stop moving and how variety can keep your workouts interesting; take care of your health, but make it fun. 

 

“Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore; it should be something you enjoy each and every time you do it. If you find activities you enjoy or find people you enjoy doing it with, exercise can become something you look forward to, naturally becoming a part of your lifestyle. I believe that little steps should be taken to implement change — rather than trying to do everything at once.”

Slippery Rock University, B.S. Exercise Science;

Minor in Gerontology

Individual and Group Personal Trainer AFAA  Certified

FAI Functional Aging Specialist

Kelly Evans

Kelly has had a lifelong interest in physical fitness. He was a competitive cyclist on the Charlotte cycling team, Team Charlotte, and he previously operated Blackbelt Alpha Martial Arts Studio. Along with traditional strength training, he offers his clients the option to incorporate kickboxing into their workouts.

 

Kelly is also passionate about helping relieve or lessen client’s chronic pain. He is a Postural Alignment Specialist and uses the Egoscue Method to assess and treat muscle imbalances.

 

“Peak health is achieved through a variety of exercises. I encourage my clients to incorporate both indoor and outdoor activities into their fitness program.”

Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach

AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

Blauer Tactical Personal Defense Readiness Coach

Individual and Group Personal Trainer

Traci Burns Lazo

Traci has always been an active person who understood the importance of being physically fit and healthy. After a 12-year career in Advertising and Marketing an opportunity presented itself and she couldn’t pass it up. At 33, she left a corporate career in pursuit of working her passion. Now, she is living her dream of coaching others as they strive toward their health and fitness goals. Nothing provides Traci more joy than witnessing someone gain confidence in themselves, or know that through their hard work they have been able to reduce or discontinue  medications.

 

Traci specializes in both individual and group training and uses a variety of training methods to provide fitness programs designed to meet each clients needs. She enjoys working with people in all age groups. 

 

“Exercise is great metaphor for life. You get out of it what you put in to it.”

Alex Goisse

Alex has been a yoga practitioner for the past 15 years. Over that time, she has over 500 hours of teaching/class time, workshops and hands-on training with numerous senior teachers, which has allowed her to develop an acute understanding of the body. She is heavily influenced by the Iyengar style of yoga, which is detailed oriented to achieve proper body alignment and has many therapeutic applications.

Alex’s training has equipped her to give clients a unique perspective on what is going on with their bodies and how to make improvements in a short period of time. Combined with her easygoing personality and attention to detail, Alex’s clients feel comfortable with her “you can do that” approach.  

“I am focused on using yoga to help clients overcome the obstacles that keep them from doing what they want to do, staying healthy and truly living life to its fullest.”

Erin Brenneman

Erin realized at the age of 17 how important a healthy lifestyle is when her father suffered a heart attack. After that, her entire family made a lifestyle shift. Since then she has studied how to more naturally approach health and wellness. She became a certified Posture Alignment Specialist in 2013 through the Egoscue Method. She practiced in the Egoscue Clinic in Nashville, TN and had the opportunity to train under many of the best therapists in the industry, including studies with Pete Egoscue himself, the founder of the Egoscue Method. At the beginning of 2016, she moved to the Charlotte area to continue her therapy journey and provide more clients with the opportunity to live a pain-free, overall healthy lifestyle, through posture therapy. 

 

Erin has clients from all over the world. Her unique training gives her the ability to help her clients read their bodies and recognize what they need in order to reach their full potential. She is so happy to be able to continue working with clients here in Charlotte and provide them with an overall wellness plan to live their best life. 

 

“We don’t stop moving because we get old. We get old because we stop moving. When the body is in the correct position, it is able to function properly and perform at it’s optimal performance levels, regardless of age or abilities.” 

Postural Alignment Specialist, Egoscue Method

Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach

Essential Oils Educator and Wellness Advocate

Julie Hoffman

After practicing securities law for 20 years, Julie has returned to her original passion for physical fitness. Julie began designing workouts for her friends and teammates when she was in high school and has never stopped encouraging others to live their best life. Now, Julie enjoys helping her clients transform their quality of life through active participation in regular fitness activities in a caring, fun and dynamic environment. Julie firmly believes that “it is never too late to be what you might have been” (George Eliot).

 

Julie graduated from Ohio University with degrees in business management and philosophy and the University of Cincinnati with a Juris Doctorate. She received her personal training certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine. She also has received a Coaching Certification from Rock Steady Boxing, a non-contact boxing fitness program designed for people with Parkinson’s disease.

NASM certified Personal Trainer

Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach

Kim Millican

Kim believes in leading an active life whether it is doing group workouts with Kelly or a nice hot yoga class. She started working with Kelly as her trainer in 2010. She wanted to find an outlet to give back. When Kelly asked her if she might be interested in volunteering with Rock Steady Boxing, she found it was a perfect fit. After just a few months, she knew she wanted to get certified to coach Rock Steady Boxing. She received her certification in March of 2017 and has loved every minute of it. Seeing the Parkinson’s Boxers dedication to fighting their disease is the fuel for Kim ‘s classes.

If not at Just Workout Fitness Studio, Kim and her husband are owners of Carolina Training Associates.

“Everyone has their own hurdles, some we can see some we can’t. Be kind and bring a smile to someone’s day.”

Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach

Katie Fowler

Katie Fowler is a sports performance coach who spent seven years working with NCAA Division I women’s basketball teams and is currently privately training athletes of all ages in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has worked with women’s basketball teams at the University of South Carolina, University of Maryland, and the University of Virginia.
Fowler has had the opportunity to be a part of one NCAA National Championship team, three Final Fours teams, and four regular season and conference tournament championship teams.


Fowler obtained her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Truman State
University and graduate degree from the University of Washington.

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Kimberly Mcquay

Kimberly's interest in fitness began in 1979 when she started working at a local gym as an aerobic instructor and juice bar manager. She finished college with a B.S. in Food and Nutrition/Minor Athletic Training. She also worked as a Registered Dietitian selling nutritional supplements and tube feeding products to Long Term Care facilities.

 

She is a certified as a Personal Trainer, kettle bell trainer, a Cross Fit coach, a Functional Aging Specialist and Senior Fitness Specialist.

Her fitness pursuits have included marathon running, triathlons, Cross Fit and functional bodybuilding. She believes that movement is a privilege and that our bodies not only require it but crave it. Exercise is the true fountain-of-youth in so many ways!

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