Sometimes you need the extra guidance and encouragement of a trainer to get the results you desire.
Your Shapes® Personal Trainer
When you sign up for personal training sessions with a Shapes® certified professional trainer know that you are gaining an ally to accompany you on your fitness journey.
We can’t wait to work out with you!
Meet Your Trainer
ACSM, NSCA, NASM Certified Advanced Personal Trainer
Certified in ACE Lifestyle and Weight Management
Seasoned, knowledgeable and caring, I bring a long list of certifications and advanced training with me. My specialties include pre -and post-rehab, pre- and post-natal, hands on stretching, barre. My background, in addition to physical therapy, is ballet, modern dance, and gymnastics with years of coaching and teaching including specialized programs for children.
If you are looking to be stretched, to work on balance, to work with injuries, pre/post surgeries, to train for a marathon or any sport, have arthritis, Parkinson’s, osteoporosis, are looking to get in shape, are trying to overcome an eating disorder, or are looking to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle, I can help you.
Cathy, who is 65 years young and is originally from Michigan, has been in Group Fitness since 1986. She holds a variety of certifications including ACE Group Fitness, Personal Training, Health Coach, Pilates, Yoga, Barre, Zuma, Piloxing, Johnny G Spinning, Resist-A-Ball/Bands, and more.
Her specialties include working with Seniors, Remedial Exercise, pre and post-rehab, Stretching, Barre, Tabata, and weight training.
I’m a physical therapist and athletic trainer with over 26 years of experience. I love what I do and have followed my passion into the world of fitness. With my background, I can’t help but incorporate corrective techniques and functional movement patterns into training programs. It’s my secret power. My workouts focus on variety: yoga, kickboxing, and anything fun!
CPT, CES, PCES
Hi there, I am Jen! I am a 39-year-old mom of two, with over 20 years’ experience in the fitness industry. As a Functional Fitness Specialist, I provide science-based training techniques that are necessary for the body to safely and effectively perform better. We will assess fundamental movements to identify limitations and asymmetries to create a conditioning plan that targets your behaviors, health, and performance. We will focus on increasing your capability to build muscle, lose fat, and attain personal goals.
NASM certified personal trainer
RYT200 certified yoga instructor
Certified spin instructor
My mission is to make any and every BODY comfortable no matter who they are, what age they are, or where they are on their fitness journey. When there is so much false information out there, it is important to understand the fundamentals behind the movement in fitness activities. I enjoy training all different types of people. But if you aren’t feeling so good about your current shape or don’t know where to begin, I love being part of your transformation as you see just how much you can achieve!
Certified Personal Trainer
Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)
Loving the outdoors – running, cycling and swimming – I am an Ironman triathlete who wants to share my enthusiasm. As a mindful yogi and nutrition guru I enjoy everything there is to know about fitness and health. You’ll probably see me running around town somewhere… Ahead of the boys! Ask me a question about nutrition. I’d be happy to be help, and likely to have a fun recipe idea, too!
AFAA Certified Group Fitness Trainer since 2014
Registered Yoga Teacher
PoundFit and Zumba certified
I love training clients on all fitness levels. Twice I’ve been the personal trainer a 6-person group of men and women in the Biggest Loser competition. I enjoy training clients utilizing the latest equipment and techniques to improve overall fitness and help them achieve their goals! My strong belief is by listening we can form a strong partnership for your fitness health.
Licensed massage therapist
Myofascial release specialist
Expanding into the fitness industry in 2016, I specialize in corrective exercise and postural alignment. My expertise in human movement allows help countless individuals dealing with chronic pain, injuries, and disabilities. I work with you to reduce or eliminate pain, increase range of motion, and gain strength. I actually started my fitness journey in martial arts. Now I am an avid competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and work with other athletes to correct muscular imbalances in order to enhance athletic performance.
I’m dedicated to helping clients unleash their inner warrior. By combining functional fitness and strength training, together we will build a foundation for a stronger and healthier you.
As an avid mixed martial artist, I will share the importance of mindfulness and breathing in all that we do. My Boxing & Self-Defense programs are designed to increase stamina and boost self-confidence in a fun, effective, and safe training environment. These – along with my Core Strength programs – are tailored to your individual needs and goals to provide you with a blueprint for success.
My clients come in all shapes, ages and sizes but they have one thing in common – a great attitude! If you’re ready to make a positive change and don’t know where to begin, I would love to help you get started!
After her school years spent competing in track, Gail McBain began her fitness career by teaching aerobics classes in Michigan in the early 80s. Gail trained & competed in The Tampa Bay Classic body building competition. Obtained her ACE CPT, AFAA group fitness, Tony Robbins Leadership, Dale Carnegie Leadership certifications. She also won many Employee of the Year, Highest Profitability, National Sales Contests, and Outstanding Performance awards throughout her 30+ years working for Shapes Total Fitness Corporation in Tampa/Sarasota. She was a successful Area Director for 13 Shapes locations before purchasing the Sarasota franchise in 2016.
Client safety is the governing principle of the Shapes® Personal Training Program. The Shapes® Personal Training staff follow standards that have been established by following “PT Best Practices”. The following guidelines ensure that our members are reaching their personal goals in a safe personal training environment.
Shapes® Personal Trainers Will Not:
- Diagnose disease or provide treatment protocols for injuries
- Recommend specific supplements, medicine or curative practices to members for specific illness, injury or health conditions unless the Personal Trainer has additional and necessary credential/certifications
- Train members with a serious diagnosed chronic health condition unless they have specifically trained and been certified to provide training to individuals with such conditions or are following the prescribed and supervised by a physician.
- Begin training with a member until you have completed a comprehensive health history form.
- Offer specific or individualized nutritional advice, unless they have been specifically certified and trained to do so.
“I have been working out with one of the personal trainers and she is amazing! She has been an incredible support in helping me reach my fitness goals. She somehow makes working out fun and is always highly motivating and encouraging. I am so happy to have found a gym where I feel so supported and comfortable working out.” ~Amber