Personal Trainers at Thomas Circle

Balance Gym personal trainers are among the most highly qualified trainers in Washington, DC. All of Balance’s personal trainers are highly educated and certified with years of experience in the health and fitness field.  At Balance Gym Thomas Circle you will find personal trainers who specialize in everything from weight loss, functional training, and sports conditioning to Olympic lifting, strength training, and post rehabilitation. For more information or to schedule your first personal training appointment at Balance Gym Thomas Circle, please call (202) 730-0003 or e-mail Michael Ungar.

Ben Wiedemer

Specialty: Sports Conditioning

Ben Wiedemer (BFA, ACE), a professional rugby player and former college football player, has worked with strength coaches and trainers from all over the US and the world. 

Sawba Sumner

Specialty: Functional & Strength Training

Sawba Sumner is a certified National Academy of Sports Medicine trainer. He believes that proper form leads to noticeable results in a short period of time.

Kimber Rozier

Specialty: Athletic and Functional Training

Kimber is a NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist whoholds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Exercise and Sport Science andSpanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Whitney Paterson

Specialty: Yoga

Whitney was first introduced to yoga during college, at the age of 17. She was immediately drawn to yoga, because of it’s ability to calm, focus, and strengthen her mind and body.

Danny Diaz

Specialty: Functional Training & Weight Loss

Daniel is a fitness expert with 8 years of experience in functional and strength training, and weight loss.

Janine Visconti

Specialty: Functional Training

Janine has been a strength coach and personal trainer for more than 15 years. She has worked with a wide range of clients — everyone from those looking to increase their fitness levels to coaching athletes at the high school and college level

Robert Newcomb

Specialty: Functional Training and Sports Conditioning

Robert has been playing and coaching sports since he was a kid.  From football, baseball, and basketball, to Frisbee Golf; Robert has done it all.

Michael Ungár

Specialty: Sports Performance and Olympic Weightlifting

Michael Ungár has over 9 years of strength and conditioning experience working for many collegiate sport teams from Harvard University, Springfield College, Boston College, Auburn University, Georgetown University, and having most recently worked with football and baseball at Louisiana State University.

Mark Crick

Specialty: Sports Conditioning

Mark Crick, co-owner and founder of Balance Gym,  believes everyone can train like an athlete to achieve results regardless of age or current physique...

Jermaine Ennis

Specialty: Sports Conditioning & Corrective Exercise

Jermaine Ennis is a Certified Personal Trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine) who specializes in Performance Enhancement & Corrective Exercise.

Peter Alston

Specialty: Sports Conditioning and Corrective Exercise

Peter became fascinated with all things health and fitness through hisown experience growing up as a soccer and football player and afterseeing how it can change the body and transform lives.

Monica Forquer

Specialty: Functional Training and Endurance Sports

Monica Forquer believes that an active lifestyle not only improves a person’s physical health, but also leads to a greater overall well being.

Lars Pettygrove

Specialty: Athletic and Functional Training

Growing up a multi-sport athlete in an active household Lars Pettygrove came to appreciate the value of training not only to improve performance but overall quality of life.

Erika Morrotta

Specialty: Strength & Conditioning

Goals oriented, Erika focuses on clients’ specific needs. She implements progression and a variety of exercises to ensure body transformation safely and effectively.

Ariel Bright

Specialty: Functional Training

Ariel has developed her skills as a Personal Trainer by specializing in functional exercise, strength training, sport specific training, and circuit training.

Karen Bonney

Specialty: Functional Training & Injury Prevention

Karen Bonney, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer with a strong desire to motivate others!

Marissa Ramirez

Specialty: Functional Training and Weight Loss

Marissa comes to Balance Gym from a unique background.· She has been a certified personal trainer since 2006 and also holds a B.S. and a Master’s degree from Yale.

Danielle Dionne

Specialty: Sports Conditioning & CrossFit

Danielle is a CrossFit Level I certified instructor, USA Weightlifting Club Coach, and is certified by the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association.