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Paul Roberts Personal Trainer Yoga Teacher Alexandria VA Springfield VA
Coaches

Paul Roberts Mobility, Strength, and Weight Loss

CrossFit, Yoga, Mobility, and Personal Training Certifications

Certifications and Credentials

  1. Biomedical Engineer: Johns Hopkins University
  2. Yoga Inversions and Arm Balances Workshop
  3. Yoga SCW Level II Certified: Hatha Yoga,  Yoga for Seniors, Chakra balancing, Inversions, Pranayamas
  4. Functional Range Conditioning (FRC): Improve Flexibility and Strength at the End of Range of Motion
  5. 3DMAPS: 3 Dimensional Movements Analysis and Performance System
  6. Muscle Energy Techniques: Rehabilitation and Mobility
  7. Mobility|WOD Movement and Mobility Specialist: Movement and Mechanics
  8. RockTape FMT RockBlades Basic & Advanced: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), Graston, and Scraping to Alleviate Pain and Improve Mobility
  9. RockTape FMT Performance and Basic: Functional Movement Techniques & Advanced Kinetic Taping
  10. RockTape FMT RockPods Cupping: Cupping to Improve Tissue Regeneration and Release Entrapped Nerves
  11. RockTape FMT RockFloss: Voodoo Bands and Occlusion Band (RockFloss) Therapy to Loosen and Mobilize Tight Fascia
  12. Y-Balance Testing: Examination of Movement Patterns and Imbalances for Functional Assessment
  13. FMS Level II: Functional Movement Screen and Corrective Exercise Techniques
  14. Road Runner Certified Coach: RRCA Certified Coach
  15. Starting Strength Seminar: Powerlifting Certification by Mark Riptoe
  16. TRX Suspension Training: Core and Bodyweight Training Techniques
  17. TRX Group Training Certification: Specialization in teaching TRX Suspension Training in Group Classes
  18. RKC Russian Kettlebell Club: Strength & Conditioning Through Kettlebells
  19. CrossFit Level 2: Weight loss and Metabolic Training
  20. CrossFit Powerlifting: Strength Training
  21. CrossFit Gymnastics: Bodyweight and Mobility
  22. CrossFit Scaling Course: Progressions and Regressions for Weight Lifting
  23. CrossFit Lesson Planning: Effective Techniques for Structuring Workouts
  24. CrossFit Pose Running: How to Spot Faults in Running Technique
  25. CrossFit Spot the Flaw: How to Spot Faults in Gymnastics and Weight Lifting Technique
  26. Precision Nutrition: Nutrition Coaching, Meal Planning, and Diet
  27. Certified in First Aid and CPR/AED National Foundation: Basic First Aid and CPR
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Dawn Bio Bicep Flex
Coaches

Dawn Anderson Womens Strength Training

CrossFit, Mobility, and Personal Training • Alexandria VA

Certifications and Credentials

  1. Muscle Activation Techniques: Corrective Exercise and Therapy
  2. National Council on Strength and Fitness: Certified Personal Trainer
  3. Yoga SCW Level II Certified: Hatha Yoga,  Yoga for Seniors, Chakra balancing, Inversions, Pranayamas
  4. RKC Russian Kettlebell Club: Strength & Conditioning
  5. TRX Suspension Training: Core and Bodyweight
  6. CrossFit Level 2: Weight loss and Metabolic Training
  7. CrossFit Powerlifting: Strength Training
  8. CrossFit Flexibility: Range of Motion and Flexibility
  9. CrossFit Scaling Course: Progressions and Regressions for Weight Lifting
  10. CrossFit Lesson Planning: Effective Techniques for Structuring Workouts
  11. CrossFit Pose Running: How to Spot Faults in Running Technique
  12. CrossFit Spot the Flaw: How to Spot Faults in Gymnastics and Weight Lifting Technique
  13. RockTape FMT Performance and Basic: Functional Movement Techniques & Advanced Kinetic Taping
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Monika Yoga Teacher eryt-500
Coaches

Monika Ljungquist Yoga Teacher

Yoga Teacher ERYT500

Yoga Teacher – Various Disciplines: Hatha, Recovery, Vinyasa

  • Ashtanga yoga primary series: 2010 David Svensson, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Yinyoga teacher training: Ann Arnesson, 2010, Sweden
  • Pre and postnatal yoga training: Karin Bjorkengren Jones, Båstad, Sweden
  • Swedish massage and trigger points treatments: 2010,Friskvårdsgruppen, Lund, Sweden
  • Bachelor in nursing science, registered nurse in Sweden: 2013 Lund University
  • Yoga teacher ERYT 200 Yoga Alliance 2012: Alan Finger, Sarah Platt-Finger, Ulrica Norberg and Katrina Repka, Stockholm, Sweden
  • DOULA training: 2013 Goteborg, Sweden
  • Teacher training in restorative yoga: (2014, Stockholm)
  • Ayurveda lifestyle coaching certificate: 2015 Markaryd school, Sweden
  • ERYT 500, ISHTA yoga: Training taught by Alan Finger, Sarah Platt-Finger, Ulrica Norberg and Katrina Repka, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Integrative nutrition health coach: 2019-2020
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Kim Ruiz Yoga Teacher
Coaches

Kim Ruiz Yoga Teacher

Kim- Registered Yoga Teacher RYT 200

Yoga Teacher – Alignment & Vinyasa

  • Vinyasa Yoga RYT-200
  • Zumba Basic 1,
  • Zumba Basic 2,
  • Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning
  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
  • CPR/AED
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Past Coaches

Some of our Favorite Coaches that Have Moved to Open Their Own Gyms and Studios

Coach Flavio Kettlebell Sport Girevoy Sport Weightlifting Powerlifting Strongman Alexandria VA
Past Coaches

Flavio Spaducci – Kettlebell Strength and Conditioning

🌟 Sand & Steel All-Star Coach.  July 2018

Flavio’s Personal Trainer Certifications

  1. Kettlebell Sport Coach Level 2: Exam passed with highest marks, certified by Oleh Ilikia, World Kettlebell Sport Federation president, multiple time world champion and Guinness Record holder
  2. Strongman Instructor: Certified by Francesco Gioia, Italy’s strongest man
  3. Crosslifting: A new sport born in Russia by combining all of the strength sports together. Spent a week in a Russian Olympic facility, training with Klokov, Berestov, Koklyaev and Denisov
  4. Weightlifting Instructor: Certified by Giles Greenwood in London, UK
  5. Functional Training Instructor: Certified by Italian Boxing Federation

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Robin Marion Bodybuilding Figure Competitor
Past Coaches

Robin Marion Strength Training for Triathletes

Strength Training for Triathletes Certifications

  1. American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Certified Personal Trainer
  2. American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Certified Health Coach
  3. American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Strength & Conditioning Coach
  4. American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Nutrition Certification
  5. TRX – Suspension Training Certification
  6. USAC – Certified Cycling Coach
  7. USATF – Certified Track Coach
  8. RRCA – Distance Run Coach
  9. Les Mills – Body Combat & CXWORX Certification
  10. Strong By Zumba Licensed Instructor
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Matt bio Overall Fitness
Past Coaches

Matt Ervien
Overall Fitness

Overall Fitness is a passion. Strength and conditioning that will effect your everyday, whether it is related to work or recreational sports. Better fitness will allow for more energy throughout the day helping you excel at whatever you are doing.

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Past Coaches

Rachel Garmon
Weightlifting and Mobility

My Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Weight-Loss Specialist, USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach, ISSA Kettlebell Certified

“The greatest feeling is watching a client achieve that which they thought impossible. Challenge yourself and challenge your body.”

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Jenn Starter Pack
Past Coaches

Jenn Morrow Powerlifting

Jen’s Personal Training Certifications

Level 1, Junior Personal Trainer

  1. NPTI National Personal Training Institute: Kettlebell Certification, Nutrition Certification
  2. LMT Licensed Massage Therapist
  3. P-DTR Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex
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Yoga Teacher and Spine Specialist
Past Coaches

Paris Yoga Teacher and Spine Specialist

Yoga Teacher

Yoga Teacher Certifications

  • 200Hr RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher)Kripalu Yoga Center
  • Chiropractor Assistant Cert: Maryland Chiropractic Board
  • First Aid and CPR: American Red Cross
  • Reiki Degree Level 1: Shabach Yoga Studio
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