Personal Trainers

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. 

Andrew Shniderman

Specialty: Sports Conditioning and Strength Training

As an all-sport athlete himself, Andrew Shniderman knows the importance of incorporating different training styles to keep workouts fun and effective.

Kristin Fisher

Specialty: Functional Training and Weight Loss

Kristin "Kris" Fisher has been a personal trainer for 6 years.  The emphasis is on "personal". She makes a commitment to provide a service that focuses on the individual and their needs. .

AC Cowie

Specialty: Sports Conditioning and Weight Loss

AC, as he is known to most, has been training clients full-time at Balance since January 2009 and is the Director of Personal Training at Glover Park.

Jim Bathurst

Specialty: Strength Training and Acrobatics

Jim is an award-winning trainer who has a passion for healthy living and a wide base of knowledge. He utilizes this to develop a personal and effective program for each client.

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.

Nicky Hoberman

Specialty: Sports Conditioning & CrossFit

Having played sports his whole life, CrossFit was a natural fit for Nicky.

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.

Nancy Townsend

Specialty: Strength Training & Weight Loss

Nancy Townsend (BA, ACE Certified Personal Trainer) started leading athletes as a coxswain in high school and college.

Emily Baskin

Specialty: Functional Training and CrossFit

Emily grooves on making exercise plans that focus on the basics, energize, and challenge an individual.

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.

EJ Mecklenburg

Specialty: Functional Training, Injury Prevention, Post Rehabilitation

EJ’s interest in health in fitness stretches way back, starting with playing year-round sports in high school. However, it wasn’t really until college that EJ started to workout seriously in order to get bigger and stronger to wrestle in his weight class.

Laurent Amzallag

Specialty: Functional & Strength Training

Oprah recently chose Laurent as her fitness expert to motivate and get all her guests to “shake their booties” on her “Live Your Best Life” tour. 

Clinton James

Specialty: Functional & Strength Training

Clinton has worked in the industry as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer for 7 years beginning his career at the University of Maryland and graduating with a degree in Kinesiology in 2006...

Devin Maier

Specialty: Functional Training

Devin Maier has over a decade of experience in the fitness industry.  As former wrestler and football player Devin has always been passionate about fitness.

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.

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.

Amanda Schmidt

Specialty: Functional Training and Weightloss

Amanda will help you find the workout program that's right for you, and will make sure you have fun getting fit.

Erin Sleigh

Specialty: Athletic and Functional Training

Erin Sleigh has been a Certified Personal Trainer for over three years. She loves working with each individual client to help them achieve their goals and improve their overall health and fitness.

Aaron Brosnan

Specialty: Swimming

Need help training for that triathlon, ironman — or just want to learn to perfect your swimming strokes? Aaron is your guy. 

Owen Lentz

Specialty: Sports Training

Owen Lentz, a Certified Personal Trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine) is dedicated to helping individuals meet their fitness goals. Focused on functional fitness for the client, Owen believes everyone has the ability to meet and surpass their goals with a program tailored to the individual.

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!

Michael Threadgill

Specialty: Functional Training and Sports Conditioning

Michael Threadgill draws on his sports background and education to create comprehensive workout programs designed to enhance functional everyday movements.

Kevin Carlson

Specialty: Functional Training and Weight Loss

Kevin believes that life is all about becoming the strongest version of yourself and he aims to help his clients accomplish this through safe and structured training which pushes them both mentally and physically.

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.

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...

Curt Savage

Specialty: Functional & Strength Training

Curt's methods are born of his life long commitment to fitness. His mission is simply to give the client everything that is within their reach.

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.