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21 Plank Avenue | Paoli, PA 19301

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*NEW: HIIT & SCULPT


This class is taught by:

Brenda Elko

SPINNING, BARRE, ZUMBA, PILATES, COREALIGN, AERIAL YOGA,  POWERSTRIKE & BOXING, P90X CERTIFIED. ALSO TEACHES ZONE,  ZUMBA STEP, & ZUMBATOMIC
 
Brenda Elko is AFAA certified & has over 20 years experience in the fitness industry managing & instructing group fitness programs in Milwaukee, Connecticut, & locally from Great Valley & Paoli Health Clubs, The Edge in Frazer & Exton, Volant in Downingtown, & most recently Fairmount Athletic Club.

As a competitive swimmer in high school in Rio de Janeiro, Brenda has always loved athletics, but coincidentally began her passion for fitness classes at Suzanne Olson's studio in Washington, DC. Upon moving away from the DC area, she managed several group fitness programs in the Milwaukee area while obtaining a master's degree in Human Resources from Marquette University & a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University.

Brenda holds certifications in: Pilates Full Equipment & Mat, Zumba programs, Bokwa Dance Fitness, PowerStrike Kickboxing, Atletica, Barre Fitness, Yogafit, Crossfit, Spin Star 3, Aerial Yoga, Core Align, Aerial Yoga, Body Pump & has developed many other programs throughout the years.

Her previous career of 15 years was with the Central Intelligence Agency where she worked for Ben Affleck's character in the movie Argo. She was undercover traveling to many parts of the world during most of her Agency career until her last assignment in Human Resources where she managed the diversity program.

Brenda has been married for 31 years & enjoys traveling & the outdoors with her husband. 

Michelle K Kasker

NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Cycle Fusion Level 1 Instructor, USAW Level 1 Sports Performance, Coach Crossfit L1, Crossfit Kids.

Michelle grew up with athletics as a major part of her life. She spent most of her childhood as a gymnast and dancer. As she progressed through middle school and high school, basketball and softball started to take more of a focus. She experienced “training” for the first time at Drexel University where she played softball and had her first real access to a Strength and Conditioning coach.
 
She earned her B.S. in Health Science and her M.S. in Sports Management.

Lisa Dreyer

Lisa Dreyer, RYT and AFAA certified group exercise instructor, has been passionate about movement her entire life. Her journey through fitness activities has included running, mountain biking, adventure races, windsurfing, skiing, squash, and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Lisa began practicing yoga 5 years ago to add a flexibility component to her workouts She founded and currently runs Agile Motion Fitness, a small-group fitness training business specializing in HIIT and Yoga. Although that sounds like an unlikely combination, Lisa finds that the balance gained from both “practices” produces calm minds and strong, fit bodies for her clients.

The lessons that Yoga teaches about looking inward, noticing alignment and bringing awareness to your movements has changed her emphasis in her own workouts as well as in the classes that she teaches. Her yoga and daily meditation practices give her focus and calm strength and that she hopes to pass on to her yoga students. Her love of all things “interval” and her morning ritual of chin-ups and handstands give her the spark to motivate and push students in her interval, circuit and sculpt classes. She invites you to come and experience the Yin and the Yang that she infuses in all of her workouts.
Lisa lives in Malvern with her husband, 3 children and 2 spaniels.
Namaste & Bring it On!

 

Sculpt all major groups with a variety of techniques using resistance training using weights & HIIT training interspersed throughout the class.

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Oct 18 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Fri Oct 20 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Mon Oct 23 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Oct 25 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Fri Oct 27 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Mon Oct 30 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Nov 01 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Lisa Dreyer
  • Fri Nov 03 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Mon Nov 06 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Nov 08 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Fri Nov 10 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Mon Nov 13 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Nov 15 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Fri Nov 17 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Mon Nov 20 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Nov 22 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Nov 27 5:45 am - 6:45 am with Michelle K Kasker
  • Wed Nov 29 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Brenda Elko
  • Fri Dec 01 5:45 am - 6:30 am with Michelle K Kasker