Before deciding to turn her love of fitness into a career, Audra worked in corporate America for 10 years, and then decided she needed to make a change for her own personal health. In 2005 Audra became a certified yoga instructor through Yogafit. She also specializes in prenatal, senior, and kids yoga. After much success and enjoyment as a yoga instructor, Audra decided that fitness was her path and helping people made her thrive. She then went on to become a certified personal trainer through ACSM, and she is also certified through Balanced Body USA in Barre, Mat Pilates,and the Pilates reformer. Audra not only is a personal trainer, but also take Pilates reformer clients. Audra has a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Spanish from UMASS Amherst, and a Masters degree from UMASS Lowell in criminal justice.
Paul has been working in the fitness industry since 1993. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Salem State College, and is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He trains people from all walks of life with many and varied goals, including, weight loss, sculpting, strengthening, sports conditioning for baseball, softball, tennis and golf, building an exercise habit, better rejuvenation, and healthy lifestyle development. He also trains people with health concerns such as heart disease, diabetes, intervertebral disc issues, stenosis, hip and knee pain, and multiple sclerosis. Paul has been exercising as part of a healthy lifestyle since 1977 and enjoys hiking, natural bodybuilding and weightlifting. In 2017 Paul decided to further his fitness knowledge and receive his Pilates Reformer training certification, to help his clients in their strength, flexibility and injury prevention goals.
Laura hated the thought of exercise and was addicted to all the wrong foods. She was overweight, sedentary, lethargic and depressed. Making one small change at a time, she transformed her life. Now she is addicted to exercise and loves a variety of healthy foods. Knowing first hand how much fitness enhances every aspect of your life, it is her mission to help others change their lives one workout at a time. Laura has now been a fitness instructor for eight years and currently teaches Barre, Boxing, Spin, Senior formats, Strength, Tabata, Pilates, and is a certified Pilates Reformer instructor. She has also recently decided to pursue her personal training certification through NASM and NCCPT. High Intensity Interval Training is her favorite way to burn fat and build lean muscle mass. She is also an avid runner, running one to three marathons a year. As a single mother of two, Laura knows you do not just have the time, you have to make it! Laura is passionate about building a connection with every client in order to fine tune a strategy somewhere between baby stets and maximum effort, using a variety of exercises. She would love to whip you into shape in a way that is both challenging and fun.