Your Body, Your Results, Our Job

Have you ever thought of hiring a personal trainer? Professional athletes and celebrities are not the only ones that need a little help to achieve their fitness and lifestyle goals. Every day our members utilize a personal trainer and so can you. All of our personal trainers have either achieved a four year degree in an exercise related field or obtained a nationally accredited certification.

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Ally

Ally is a Certified Personal Trainer at our BAC for Women Williamsville location and is certified through ISSA. She holds a current CPR/AED/first aid certification through the American Lifeguard Association. Ally is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Social Work, with a focus on athletic/fitness related therapies and counseling. She is also working on a Fitness Nutrition course through ISSA to supplement her other forms of education to bring a holistic approach to her work with clients. She currently trains Power 30 classes and one-on-one personal training, as well as works as an operations manager. Ally’s past experiences working for a gym and meal prep company have helped to shape her role in the fitness community; she loves helping others to be the best version of themselves…come train with her today!

Annie

Annie has been a member of the BAC for Women since 2012. The BAC is where she fell in love with fitness and developed a passion for helping others fall in love with it too! She is an ACE certified Personal Trainer, certified in Barre above, TRX functional training and Pilates. Annie also teaches Power 30 here at our Tonawanda location. Annie is available for one-on-one training- Come train with her!

Arissa

Arissa first started at the BAC for Women as a member taking her mom Cathy’s cycling classes. That sparked her interest in fitness. In high school she interned with Katie, a personal trainer and group exercise instructor and Ellen, the Regional Group Exercise Director here at the BAC for Women which pushed her even further. Right out of high school Arissa became a personal trainer certified with ACE (American Council on Exercise). She has also done specialty workshops on the BOSU trainer. She now teaches Cycling and is a personal trainer here at the BAC for Women.

Carrie H

Carrie is a certified Personal Trainer. She also has her BS in Exercise Science. Carrie is a mom of a 7 year old and a 4 year old- Life is good!!! She has been personal training for over 14 years at the BAC for Women and loves working with all types of clients! Her philosophy on exercise is that it should be fun, or why bother? Come train with Carrie and find out!!

Debbie

Debbie joined the BAC for Women when our Tonawanda location opened over 11 years ago. Since then, she has become a Star 3 Spinning Instructor, ACE Certified Health Coach, AFAA Certified Personal Trainer. Debbie also holds certifications in TRX and BARRE. She feels her job is about so much more than teaching people how to exercise- “It’s about providing friendship, support and motivation as well as showing them that working toward better health and wellness can be fun and not feel like work.  At first, joining the gym was a way for me to escape – to do something for myself. It has become more than I ever could have dreamed…Now, it is a passion; a way for me to share my love for fitness and well-being! I hope that I can demonstrate to other “moms” that they CAN find time to stay fit too.”

Ellen

Ellen is the Regional Group Exercise Director for the BAC for Women. She has been teaching group exercise classes of all types for about 20 years. Her certifications include Maddogg Spinning, AFAA Group Exercise, FitTour Kickboxing, YogaFit levels I and II and TRX. Ellen is also a Heartsaver CPR/AED Instructor and an ACE Certified Weight Loss Coach. She enjoys exercise of all types and love teaching classes and empowering women to be the best that they can be.

Hanna

My name is Hanna and I am a new Power 30 instructor here at the BAC for Women! You usually see me up, working at the front desk. I am currently in my undergrad at the University at Buffalo with intentions of majoring in Nursing with a concentration as a First Assist Nurse Practitioner. I am also dual minoring in Kinesiology and Italian. Working out is one of my major passions, besides my family and sports. I am looking to fill my time training clients to have the opportunity to help them reach their health and wellness goals! I am always around in and out of the gym so feel free to say hi!

 

Heather

Heather started working for the BAC in 2011 when she was hired after her high school internship with us. Shortly after that she became an ACE certified personal trainer and a certified Spinning instructor. Heather has been working on and off for us while she attended the State University of New York at Fredonia and the University at Buffalo studying exercise science. She now attends New York Chiropractic College and will be a Doctor of Chiropractic in December of 2019. She is currently practicing as a chiropractic clerk in Depew, New York. She has recently become FMT Rock Tape certified which is a taping technique used to decrease pain and increase functional movement patterns.

Through her experience she likes working with all types of clients, from clients who are new in the gym to experienced college athletes. Her favorite types of work outs are strength training and high intensity interval training which she incorporates into her Power 30 classes and one-on-one training sessions. If you are interested in training with her or have any questions you would like to ask her please contact a fitness coach for more information!

Jen T

Jen started as a Fitness Coach with the BAC over 11 years ago! She holds a current CPR/AED certification through the American Heart Association and a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and specialize in sports specific training through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Her goal is to educate you how to create a balanced lifestyle between fitness & nutrition and inspire you to live your happiest & healthiest life! She will demonstrate and execute workout routines to help you become leaner faster, stronger, more flexible & develop muscle endurance to perform better in your daily life and remain injury free with great results! Jen is looking forward to working with you!

Jill

Hi! My name is Jill and I am the Small Group Training and 6 Week Challenge Director and Director of Personal Training here at Colvin. Our Power 30 program is one of my greatest accomplishments and I am so proud of its success and I love how much our members love it!! I am an AFAA certified personal trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach as well as a Power 30, Yoga, Cycling and Chisel instructor. I have a lifelong love of fitness and health and wellness that I love to share with our members. I am also the proud mom of 3 awesome kids!

Joelle

Hi my name is Joelle Mathews. I am a NFPT certified personal trainer. I enjoy teaching yoga, and Pilates. In my free time I enjoy doing outdoor sports such as hiking, running and bike riding. I have been working at the BAC since 2010.

Kristin

Kristin is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer here at the BAC for Women. She is also certified in Pilates and TRX Training. You can find her on the schedule teaching Cycling, Body Chisel and Power 30 classes. The BAC is where Kristin discovered her passion for fitness about 7 years ago. She is currently pursuing a career in Nursing at the University at Buffalo. She believes that exercise is so important for your overall health and happiness. One of the most rewarding parts of her job is being able to see, and help women achieve their goals and lead a healthier lifestyle!

Laura

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Lavanya K.

Years teaching/training: 7. Certifications/Education: B.Sc. – Biology and Physiology, M.S. – Exercise Physiology, MPH – Epidemiology, Certified Personal Trainer, Additional certifications in: Group exercise, TRX, Spinning and Yoga. What styles of classes you teach: Cycling, Yoga, Strength Training, Stability Ball.

Exercise is one of the best forms of preventive health. At the BAC, you have the opportunity to pick up an activity of your choice and pursue it for life. I believe in looking at the big picture and making small lifestyle changes that lead us forward each day. Here’s to YOUR health!

Nikki

Nikki started as a Fitness Coach at the BAC for Women in 2015 after studying Public Health at Tulane University. She is now the General Manager and a Power 30 instructor at our Williamsville location. Nikki is passionate about helping women achieve their fitness goals through whole-body wellness! She believes strongly in nutrition and exercise as preventative health-care. Nikki is CPR certified through the American Red Cross. She has completed courses in mobility and functional exercise through The New Breed Athlete and has Qualification in TRX Functional Training. Nikki works with new members to create personalized fitness routines and challenges members in her Power 30 classes. Reach out to Nikki for help updating your workout routines!

Traci

Traci is a Group Exercise Instructor at the BAC for Women Williamsville location. She brings over 17 years of experience in progressive health & fitness, coaching, training and motivating clients to perform at their best as well as achieve, maintain and implement their personal fitness goals in their daily lives. Traci encourages clients to take action while understanding and managing their own health care in a positive, motivating and challenging environment. She has had great success in working with diverse populations including all levels of fitness.

Traci has a proven and established track record of driven results with her clients who train with her one on one, in a small group or with those who take her weekly classes. She tries to lead by example and continues to motivate, shape and transform those who work with her keeping in mind everyone’s limitations.

Currently holds these certifications:
American Red Cross: CPR
AFAA (Aerobic Fitness Association of America) Group fitness: kickboxing, Pilates, piyo, TRX, Sculpt-weight training
AFAA  Personal Training Certification
Master of Small Group Personal Training/Power 30 Director at Evans
Sports & Exercise Nutrition cert completion 2017