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Macomb / Chesterfield
Erica, Boot Camp Coach
Erica developed her passion for fitness at a young age. Her father was a body builder and introduced Erica to a healthy life style through out high school. Erica continued her fitness journey in college and received a degree in physical education, health, recreation, and a minor in psychology. During college Erica battled a weight gain of 30 lbs and vowed to help women be healthy and fit. She has worked for Michigans Adventure Bootcamp for over 5 years and enjoys every second of it. Erica enjoys working out, riding horses, watching scary movies and hanging out with her main man Jax. (her french bulldog)
Don't wish for it, Work for it................Train insane or remain the same!
Graduate: BA from Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU)
St. Clair Shores
Lindsey, Boot Camp Coach
Lindsey has always lead a very active lifestyle. It began at a young age where she found a love for sports. Basketball, softball, pom squad/dance team are what she particapted in all the way up to the varsity level. She also played lacrosse in college. It was during the sport activities that she started to dive in the world of fitness. Some of her hobbies are weight lifting, zumba, and cooking healthy "tasty" meals. She has been a nutrition consultant for five years. Lindsey's true passion is to help others get the results of what they are looking for, and to help people live healthier lifestyles. She believes if you seize it you will surpass your own expectations. Which is why "it's you verse you" is her favorite motto.
Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach
Certified personal trainer through American Sports and Fitness Association.
Clawson / Madison Heights
Rose, Boot Camp Coach
Rose was active growing up, but it wasn't until she became involved in martial arts that she became interested in fitness. When she began to teach martial arts, she quickly found that she enjoyed helping people develop their self confidence and improve their physical fitness and flexibility. With this in mind, Rose pursued a personal training certification, to better help people attain their fitness goals and lead happier and healthier lives.
Cassie, Boot Camp Coach
Cassie has been always led an active lifestyle. She took dance lessons since age 3, and she ran varsity cross country in high school. In college, she started taking classes for math education, but soon realized her true passion was in health and fitness. She wanted to help others by teaching them how the body works and how to slow the aging process by eating and exercising appropriately, specifically per individual. She began choreographing hip-hop routines for GVSU’s Dance Troupe and signed up for extra-curricular activities such as rock climbing, aerobics, strength training, racquetball, and modern dance. She completed her internship in Cardiac Rehab and Stress Testing and soon began her career as a rehab trainer where she has been for the past 3 years. She loves tailoring workouts for individual training and group training because they are completely different and keeps her on her toes and continuing to come up with new and exciting exercise routines. She loves teaching Zumba ® Fitness classes and has ran many 5ks, 10k, and the Detroit Half Marathon twice. She teaches six classes a week in addition to MIABC, runs, bikes, plays softball, and choreographs/dances for a professional dance company. She believes eating small nutritious meals, working out at least an hour a day, and engaging in daily, fun, dynamic activities is the key to improving quality of life and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Bachelors of Science in Clinical Exercise Science from Grand Valley State University
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Zumba ® Fitness Instructor
AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor
AFAA Indoor Cycling Certified
Basic Life Support from American Red Cross
One of her favorite motivational quotes is “Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.”
Birmingham / Waterford / Clarkston
Emily, Boot Camp Coach
Dr. John Spencer Ellis - Support Staff
Each week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer Ellis. His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. John is the President of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 30 countries. John is on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Irvine Valley College, Get America Fit Foundation, and is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of "How Badly Do You Want It? - Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness," and a contributor to "Power of Champions." His signature series of outdoor fitness equipment is used in communities worldwide. John has been featured or quoted in every major fitness publication, and held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine. John has been featured on NBC, CBS, PBS, SPIKE, ESPN & Bravo. He serves as an on-air expert for Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television with General Norman Schwarzkopf. He is the producer and host of The OC Body on The Healthy Living Channel. John is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™. John created the fitness program used by the U.S. Secret Service and he consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).
John has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He is currently completing a second doctorate in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships. His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.