TRAINERS

Vikki

Kopriva

Vikki is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer with over 20 years of experience in changing her clients lives.

With her certifications and knowledge of TRX, Spin, AIS, Weight Training, and Orthopedic Exercise, she can achieve fitness goals for all ages.

Vikki's passion in her craft will make you sweat, inspire you, educate you, and change you!

Rachel

Brown

Rachel is a Certified Fitness Trainer with the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), TRX Certified,and a Group Instructor. She is continuing her education in nutrition and sports related training. She enjoys training with all fitness levels, helping clients set goals and achieve them through a customized exercise program with nutritional suggestions and samples. Personal training, group fitness and whole food nutrition are her passions. Rachel has been a fitness enthusiast for over 20 years, a marathoner and trainer with local running clubs. In addition to training at PUMPS Fitness, she trains clients at her private studio, and lead strength and conditioning boot camps for the local walking and running community. Her goal is to inspire others to take control of their own health and get stronger.

Lori

Dillon

AFFA certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor with over 25 years of experience.

Knowledgeable in training for strength, toning, flexibility, balance, endurance, and agility.

Also trained and/or certified in AIS (Active Isolated Stretching, Aaron Mattes program), TRX, SPIN, Step and Kickboxing.

Experienced working with clients ranging from 14 to 83 years old at a variety of fitness levels. Successful at training both individual clients, small groups and large classes.

Creative professional with an enthusiastic approach to engaging and motivating clients!

Alice

Monsaert

Alice have been inspiring others to reach their health and fitness goals for over 35 years. She holds multiple national certifications including NASM Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, ACE Personal Trainer & Group Fitness, Zumba, AFPA Advanced Nutrition, the Mattes Method of Active Isolated Stretching and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Alice works for the Sarasota County Government Employee Wellness Program and provides Postural Correction and Corrective Exercises as well as fitness classes to the 3,000 employees. She structures workouts to train individuals “from the inside out” focusing on correcting muscle imbalances through stretching and corrective exercise, then adding functional training once the above has been addressed. Movement is medicine; resting is rusting! “Move to Improve”!

Mariah

Cohen

Certified Yoga, Pilates and Barre teacher.  I have been teaching yoga since 2005. Pilates since 2009 and Barre for the last two years.

Jennifer

Dziob

NASM-CPT certified in good standing since 2004, Jen has additional 200+ CEU’s.  Some of her additional certifications include corrective exercise, special populations, senior fitness specialist, advanced core training, Barre, Pilates, group fitness, golf fitness, flexibility, and balance training.  Prior to becoming a personal trainer, I worked in emergency medicine as an EMT-IV tech.My specialty is the over 40 adult population, post rehabilitation, corrective exercise and balance training. My goal is to help correct posture, gait imbalance, core stabilization, flexibility and overall strength. I enjoy working with clients who are seeking to improve their quality of life. 

Sifu Chris

Jaramillo

Sifu Chris has been studying martial arts for more than 15 years. He currently holds ranks in the following disciplines:

  • 4th Dan Ming Wu Martial Arts

  • 1st Dan Hwa Rang Do

  • Jeet Kung Do Progressive Fighting Systems Phase 1

  • Level 3 FCS Kali

  • Blue Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 

Delight

Jenkins

Delight is a proud mother of two collegiate athletes. She is a certified master trainer through the American Council of Exercise (ACE) with 14 years of practical experience and a BS in Education from Montana State University. Delight is invested in her client’s well being, through individualized strength training, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and nutritional help. She is devoted to helping her clients reach their goals and obtain a healthy lifestyle in and out of the gym.

Stephanie

Nikirk

Stephanie Nikirk, RYT-200, began practicing yoga 20 years ago. In 2017, she attended Garden of the Heart’s Anusara Teacher Training under Jaye Martin where her practice was strengthened and refined.  Now, she is happy to share her experience with others so they too can feel the remarkable effects of the practice.  Stephanie strives to provide a comfortable practice for all yoga levels.