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MEET THE TRAINERS

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Bobbi Kuhns

Bobbie Kuhns feels fortunate and lucky her lifetime love for fitness has turned into a full time career. Bobbie is a certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness & Pilates Instructor.  She feels it is important to create an environment to educate and inspire people on fitness and health, while having fun.

Bobbie Kuhns has always been interested in fitness. She grew up playing volleyball and basketball. She attended the University of Northern Colorado where she studied business and accounting. Bobbie enjoyed participating in group fitness classes and decided to become a certified fitness instructor. 

Bobbie has always had a passion to help others reach their goals.  She struggled herself to lose 25lbs after gaining 65lbs with her first baby.  It was through this struggle, Bobbie learned the importance of feeding her body correctly.  80 percent of what you feed your body will give you results, and 20 percent is what you do to it.    Bobbie decided to become a Personal Trainer and a Health and Wellness Coach.  She has helped hundreds of people over the years to reach their goals. 

Bobbie offers one on one and group coaching.  She leads Weight Loss Challenges, which is used to help educate and provide a friendly accountability atmosphere.  Her mission in life is to educate, inspire and motivate others into a healthy active lifestyle.   

Bobbie is also a Strength and Conditioning Coach for Westerville Central Girls, Basketball and Advancement Academy Volleyball Club.  She embraces the opportunity to help hundreds of young athletes become stronger, more competitive and confident on and off the court.

Bobbie has certifications through  National Academy Sports Medicine (NASM), PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Personal Trainer and Indoor Cycling, National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) Group Fitness and Kick Boxing, Spinning, Turbo Kick, Bender Ball, Power Pilates Mat Instructor, POUND and TRX. 

email Bobbi at bukuhns24fit@gmail.com

Bethany Lee

Bethany Lee has always been a physically active person, participating in sports as a teenager and enjoying the exploration and play she found outdoors. She discovered her passion and gift for nurturing others through her training and practice in yoga and fitness and feels blessed to be able to practice this as her career.

 

For Bethany, health is the most important factor in life success, regardless of how one defines "success". Good health extends well beyond the boundaries of the gym and it is her pleasure and goal in life to teach and express this philosophy to her clients.

 

Bethany is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). She received her yoga teacher training from Balanced Yoga Studios in Clintonville, Ohio and is certified in Thai Yoga Bodywork from the Om Yoga School of Thai Yoga Massage in Dayton, Ohio.

When not working with clients, Bethany enjoys hanging out with her husband and their four dogs.

Let's get started! Email: bethanyjolee@yahoo.com

Andy Berger

Andy is the owner of NuFit Wellness. Together with his wife Laura Berger, Registered Dietitian, they help people reach their goals through Fitness and Nutrition. With 15 years experience as a personal trainer, Andy has worked with a broad spectrum of clients from weight loss to strength gain, aging populations to athletes. What sets Andy apart from the vast sea of trainers is his passion to help people and his ability to meet them where they are. He see's the potential in his clients that often times even they can’t. After helping clients lose over 100lbs, rid themselves of chronic disease, get off medications, eliminate chronic pain and discomfort, increase strength and rehab injuries, he wholeheartedly believes that any client can achieve what they put their mind to

Andy grew up in the Columbus area and devoted much of his life to gymnastics (which helped inspire his love for training!). He attended Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio to receive his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. He then went on to become a Certified Strength and Condition Specialist through NSCA.

He loves spending time with his wonderful wife, Laura, their beautiful daughter, Evelyn, and their fun-loving boxer named Libby. You will find him outdoors either in my vegetable garden, hiking, camping, jogging, biking, or doing anything active. He practices what he preaches by exercising regularly and eating healthfully. 

His services include individual personal training and small group personal training. Please contact me to learn more about my fitness services! (http://nufitwellnesscenter.com/contact-us/)

Let's get started! Email: andy.berger@yahoo.com

Kasey Shicks

It was her own quest to lose weight that sparked Kasey's interest and passion for fitness.  After giving birth to two kids she realized that she was overweight and constantly tired.  She started with Pilates videos at home. then began working out consistently, as she started to see an improvement on her body. 

 

Kasey took her passion for fitness and made a career for herself. Her extensive knowledge of the body and muscle groups enables her to adapt her training for students with a wide range of mobility, flexibility, endurance and strength. However, she most enjoys working with people who have little or no current exercise regimen. Kasey can always be counted on for a cheerful smile, an encouraging attitude, and a great playlist of music. 

She offers small group and one-on-one training at the Yoga Factory.  She tailors each workout to her client’s needs and goals, focusing on areas such as strengthening, maintenance, endurance, mobility, weight loss or rehab. 

 

In addition to personal training, Kasey has been a Licensed Massage Therapist and has since 2007. Her massage services including deep tissue, trigger point, sports massage, Swedish, relaxation, lymphatic and post-surgery lipo massage.

 

During free time Kasey enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, involvement in church and volunteer activities.  She continues to stay fit through boxing, crossfit, and running at Sharon Woods. 

 

Learn more about Kasey at her website: https://www.healthprofs.com/520447

Let's get started! Email: KJslmt@gmail.com

Chip Bruchac

Chip Bruchac has always been active in the fitness world as a competitor, coach, trainer and volunteer in various youth organizations in Westerville (OH). He believes that while many people know that their lifestyle is not healthy, they don't know how to change. So, after 33 years working in the corporate world, Chip decided to make fitness his full-time career, with the goal of knowing each day that he had helped someone on their way to a healthier lifestyle.

Chip continues to improve himself through education in order to better serve his clients. His certifications include:

  • ACSM, AFFA Certified Personal Trainer

  • Senior Fitness Certified Personal Trainer

  • Triathlon Coach USA Triathlon

  • ASCA Certified Swim Coach

Chip's fitness philosophy is that it's not about winning races, losing weight or getting toned. It's about keeping healthy. If you focus on that, along with having some fun, everything will fall into place.

Let's get started! Email: Chipfitohio@gmail.com

Elizabeth English

Elizabeth is a certified Personal Trainer with a degree in Exercise Physiology from The University of Kansas. Rock Chalk Jayhawk! Her love for fitness started at a very young age, participating in basketball, volleyball, running and gymnastics. Being involved in sports and going to the gym with her dad motivated her to work towards a Health Science Degree in College.

 

Health and Fitness Coaching is the most rewarding career and provides a new challenge every day.  She is personally active in Half and Full Marathons, Yoga and a yearly 180 mile rider of Pelotonia. 

 

Elizabeth offers one on one and group trainings. She enjoys working with motivated individuals who come to get the work done with a no excuses attitude. It doesn’t matter if you show up to walk a mile, do a short circuit or a high intensity interval workout, all that matters is that you show up with a smile on your face. She works with a variety of clients ranging from weight loss, sports performance, post rehab and overall health and toning. There are a lot of clients that come for the social aspect, which is so fun. In 16 years of training in Columbus, Elizabeth has been blessed with the best community of clients, many of them still with her to this day. Community is such a large part of fitness! 

 

Elizabeth can also be found teaching Group Fitness and Yoga around town as well as taking all kinds of classes and working out outside. She also has a healthy food prep service that she provides for clients and others in the community. It is so important to practice what you preach, plus, she cant imagine a day without physical activity. She and her husband have been residents of Westerville for 7 years. They absolutely love calling this community home. In their free time, they enjoy traveling and spending time with their sweet new rescue pup Smudge. 

Let's get started! Email: eaellisenglishh@gmail.com

Jaclyn Owdom

My name is Jaclyn (Mental) Owdom and I am a 38 year wife and mother of three kids! Connor, Matthew and Olivia 

I get that it's hard to make the time for yourself but I also know that the time you make for yourself ultimately allows you to be better for everyone else!  I have been working out for as long as I can remember. Active in athletics, ultimately playing one year of college basketball has made fitness a lifestyle and a part of who I am.  I have  tried almost everything out there! Spin, weights, distance running, cross fit, group fitness and this allows me to personalize an amazing workout for you!  I believe in balance, incorporating movements you love and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone from time to time. I am here to help you find what excites you and make fitness your lifestyle as well.  I am so excited to be leading the Bootcamps and offer personal training.  You can follow me @owdomgaragegym on instagram and MentalFitness on Facebook.

Let's get started! Email: jaclynjanemental@gmail.com

Brenda Young

As a former firefighter and medic of 24 years for the city of Westerville, Brenda Young had to pass rigorous physical tests for her career and is now an expert in personal training. From personal experience with orthopedic surgeries, Brenda also specializes working with clients who have suffered from injuries and are seeking rehab.Brenda has known the owner of the factory, Jud Beachler, for more than 30 years and trained with him for 12. That said, she is very tightly knitted within the factory family. Prior to Brenda's successful career as a firefighter, she was teaching rope rescue and ballet dance at Otterbein and private studios.  Brenda is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) where she majored in dance.While she has been enjoying being retired for the past 12 years, Brenda was staying busy by working for popular fitness brand, Athleta.When Brenda is not working, she enjoys biking, hiking and traveling out West with her husband and sometimes 24-year-old son (who just got married!). Brenda's boot camp classes are Saturday mornings at 7:30 a.m. and she keeps it exciting with a new class every week.

Let's get started! Email: bbc9625@sbcglobal.net

Stephen Grabor

What started as an insecurity blossomed into a career for Stephen Grabor. At 6’1”, he graduated from high school weighing only 120 lbs and was able to put on over 20 lbs of lean mass within a year with strength training. After having first-hand knowledge of the feeling and results that fitness could bring, Steve knew he wanted to revolve his life around the field. He began teaching classes at the YMCA and gained experience with a wide range of ages and fitness styles. He taught classes such as HIIT, women on weights, triathlon training, wellness coaching and fitness training for children and teens. Beyond this hands-on experience, Steve wanted to pursue higher education to provide the best care for his clients. He began at The Ohio State University before transferring to Otterbein University and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Fitness. This rigorous program included a personal training practicum, Olympic weight lifting and group fitness. Immediately after graduation, Steve began working in a personal training studio doing both personal and group training. Through all this experience, Steve gained both the confidence and the knowledge to improve his client’s health. One of Steve’s greatest passions lies in training beginner weight lifters to add muscle mass and learn the fundamentals of bodybuilding. Starting as a 120 lb newbie, Steve is now closing in on 200 lbs and he loves helping others in a similar position change their body and their confidence. When he’s not with beginner bodybuilders, Steve loves making HIIT programs for weight loss or muscle isolation programs to sculpt his client’s bodies. His interactive, fun programs will keep you guessing, and his positive attitude challenges his clients to reach their goals. He will work with you to ensure your workout plan is specific to your goals and give you to education to sustain the changes long term. His mission is to provide his clients with the knowhow and confidence t

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