A long time instructor, Karen has been involved in wellness and fitness for over 20 years. She has taught and trained in a myriad of modalities throughout that time. Karen is an Ace certified professional and certified Yoga instructor. Her classes and personal training sessions focus on range of motion, body awareness, alignment, strength and stability for sustainable movement to keep participants doing the things they love to do. Karen’s classes are self paced and suited for all types of participants who want a safe challenge and are able to continue to master movements, explore boundaries and tap into their bodies full potential.
Tristan has more than a decade of experience in the health and fitness field with a Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology from Humboldt State University. Tristan has worked in corporate gyms in Colorado Springs and San Diego as the lead personal trainer, as well as owning and operating his own private training business in southern California.
More recently, he has taken a deep dive into Integrative Medicine and Holistic Healing. What makes Tristan unique is his comprehensive understanding of the human condition and what it takes to move a person toward optimum health and wellness. He recognizes the connection between mind, body and spirit and utilizes this understanding to promote well-being for all his clients. He is a certified Psych-K facilitator, in active myofascial release technique and regularly practices Qi Gong.
I have been certified through ACE for more than 20 years in both personal training and health coaching. I have additional background in yoga and nutrition. I enjoy teaching Senior classes in yoga and overall fitness at the VAC!
With over a decade of experience in the fitness industry, Axel specializes in understanding and optimizing your fitness goals. Axel's expertise extends to bodily alignment, sports performance, and customized fitness program design. Providing long- term fitness and lifestyle guidance. Focusing on growth and building solid fundamentals so you’re able to face whatever the world throws at you. Beyond qualifications, Axel is known for being kind, detail-oriented, and exceptionally knowledgeable, offering a premium training experience that's tailored to your unique needs.
Exercise with up to 4 other like-minded participants under the guidance of a personal trainer in a fun, safe, and supportive environment. Sessions cover strength and aerobic conditioning, as well as, mobility, balance, agility, and core work.