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Our fitness center offers many features and benefits, but our staff is what makes our facility what it is. Our degreed and certified team members are here to help you reach all of your personal goals by supporting your efforts.
Dan was always an active person; playing a variety of sports, including college tennis. It was a serious back injury that motivated him to learn more about health and fitness. Dan graduated from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Kinesiology. His concentration was Injury Prevention and Corrective Exercise. His passion for educating clients and teaching individuals about health and fitness brought him back to school where he earned his Masters of Arts degree in Physical Education and Health. From personal training, coaching, to teaching; his main concentration has always been to educate his clients to help motivate them for a healthier lifestyle.
Degrees and Certifications:M.A.T. In Physical Education and Health. B.S. in Kinesiology. NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist. IHSA Certified Coach. American Red Cross Certified.
“Training the body is easy, it’s educating and convincing the mind that is the challenge.”
Fitness and health have been a part of Sharon’s life since she was a child. She is very excited to bring her passion for health and fitness to all the members of Kishwaukee Health and Wellness! Involved with gymnastics, ice-skating and ballet, she eventually focused on ballet, which she has been teaching for 22 years. Sharon teaches numerous water exercise and land classes and had taught dance and exercise to developmentally disabled children and adults. Sharon has worked as a Ballet Program Coordinator, Outreach Program Coordinator, Dance and Exercise Coordinator, and the Arts Enrichment Coordinator at various schools in the community.
Degrees and Certifications: M.S. Biology/Ecology, B.S. Ecology, Ethology and Evolution. NETA Certified Personal Trainer, NETA Group Exercise Instructor, Arthritis Foundation Land and Water Program Leader. Certified Water in Motion Instructor, Silver Sneakers Instructor, Precor/Queenax Instructor, and American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. AEA- Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation.
“I believe exercise is a means to improve many areas of life – physical, emotional and intellectual.”
Certifications: RDN Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, LDN Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, CDE Certified Diabetes Educator, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education: M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, Northern Illinois University, B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, Northern Illinois University, Dietetic Internship, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and 2 daughters, Embracing outdoor activities whether it’s hot or cold
Specializations: Nutrition, Weight Loss, Sport & Event Specific Training, Circuit & Small Group Training, Lifestyle & Behavior Change
Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education: B.S. in Exercise Science, Aurora University
Hobbies: Working out, Cooking, Activities outdoors
Specializations: Health & Wellness, Sport Performance, Injury Prevention, Weight Loss, Lifestyle Development
Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education: M.S. in Exercise Physiology, Northern Illinois University, B.S. in Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Basketball, Tough Mudders, Video games and eSports
Specializations: Sports Performance, Cardiovascular Conditioning, Weight Loss, Strength Training, Injury Prevention
Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education: B.S. in Psychology, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Doubles volleyball, Running 5k’s to half marathons, Baking and creating healthy recipes for my family, Any sport or outdoor activity that challenges me
Specializations: Education and Motivation, Lifestyle Improvement, Sport and Event Specific Training ,Corrective Exercise , Knee and Back Injury Prevention
Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education:B.S. in Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Exercise, Working on mechanical objects, Video games
Specializations: Strength, Weight Loss, Muscular Hypertrophy, Sports Performance, Muscular Endurance
Certifications: NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, Certified American Heart Association CPR Instructor
Education: B.S. in Exercise Science, Illinois State University
Hobbies: Hiking, Reading, Cooking/Baking
Specializations: General Fitness, Sports Performance, Strength and Conditioning, Weight Loss
Certifications: ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
Education: B.S. in Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University; M.S. in Exercise Physiology, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Watching TV, Playing Hockey, Spending time with my girlfriend and our puppy
Specializations: Injury Prevention, Corrective Exercise, Functional Fitness, Sport Performance Training, Lifestyle Adjustments
Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First AID, CPR, AED, 200 hr. Registered Yoga Teacher
Education: A.A. College of DuPage; A.S. Kishwaukee Community College; B.S. in Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University; B.S. in Spanish, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Bike riding, Reading, Yoga
Specializations: Mobility, Strength, Balance, Motivation, Lifestyle changes, Running, Prevention
Certifications: NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, TRX STC Qualified
Education: B.S. in Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University
Hobbies: Photography, Spartan Races, Hiking
Specializations: Fall Prevention, cognitive, strength training, and powerlifting preparation.
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