Personal Trainers

If you want to lose weight, get healthy, and/or build muscle, hiring a personal trainer can be a step in the right direction. A good trainer can help you set up a program that meets your goals and teach you the best way to exercise. The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center has the following personal trainers to assist you in making the appropriate adjustments necessary to improve your health and increase your sense of well being.

Esmeralda

Phone: 575-386-7297

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Esmeralda Bajo

Certifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Women's Fitness Specialist
  • Human Kinetics Facilitative Stretching Certified
  • Golf Training Specialization

Specialties

  • Mobility
  • Post-rehab
  • Senior population
  • Weight-loss

Philosophy

I believe that to become healthy, one must view their actions towards becoming healthy as an accomplishment of what one’s body can do not as a punishment. It’s an accumulation of positive habits that turn into more than just a goal, but rather a lifestyle!

Stephanie Biser

Certifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties

  • Mobility, Balance and Functional Training
  • Kettlebell Training
  • Youth Training
  • Group & Individual Training
  • Accessible Programming for All Levels

Philosophy

Have a bias toward action, both physically and mentally.

"...the interim between knowing and doing is the space where suffering thrives." -Brianna West

Stephanie

Phone: 540-280-0331

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Denise re

Phone: 508-641-1157

Email Denise Clifford

Denise Clifford

Certifications

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Personal Trainer
  • Registered Yoga School (RYS) Yoga Certified
  • Zumba Certified

Specialties

  • Personal Wellness
  • Running
  • Yoga

Philosophy

Visualization and a positive mindset are a big part of my training. You need to have that picture in your mind of what you want to achieve. Start seeing yourself as fit and healthy not only in the body but in the mind- add exercise and proper nutrition- then watch your body transform.

Dave Hintz

Certifications

  • American Council of Exercise

Specialties

  • Athletic Team Training
  • Exercise prescription and conditioning programs
  • One on one or small group training
  • Special population (kids, seniors, post-rehab)

Philosophy

Do the very best with what you have been given. A series of small accomplishments adds up to large accomplishments. 

Dave

Phone:910-228-2931

Email Dave Hintz

Liz 2

Phone:843-458-7523

Email Liz Reighard

Liz Reighard

Certifications

  • American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified Health Coach
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Suspension Training Certified

Specialties

  • Health Coach
  • Program Design for All Levels
  • TRX Suspension Training Program

Philosophy

I believe that wellness is a choice. It’s a lifestyle that includes activity that we enjoy and some we don’t, healthy eating and planning for success.


John J. Ross

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (National Athletic Trainers Association 1991-Present)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM: National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM)
  • Golf Fitness Specialist (NASM)
  • FMS Certified (Functional Movement System)
  • BA Health and Physical Education with specializations in Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology and Intro to Physical Therapy
  • MS Exercise Physiology and Injury Prevention

Specialties

  • Post Rehabilitation following Orthopedic Injury (Athletes and General Population)
  • Golf Performance Enhancement
  • Fitness Programming for Physically Challenged

Philosophy

Make fitness enjoyable, it needs to be a lifestyle choice, if you dread it, you'll never maintain it.

Exercise not only helps you live longer-it helps you live better!


John Ross

Phone:609-576-5933

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Anastasia

Phone:843-957-7005

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Anastasia Thomas

Certifications

  • International Sports Science Association (ISSA) Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Health Coach
  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
  • TRX Instructor

Specialties

  • Bodyweight Training
  • Circuit Training
  • Functional Training
  • TRX Suspension Training

Philosophy

I believe in training for life; having healthy mind-body connection; gaining knowledge; and making an effort every single day because that how transformation happens. The ultimate key to achieving your fitness goals is hard work, discipline, consistency, dedication and a positive attitude. 

Certifications

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Specialist in Strength & Conditioning
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist

Specialties

  • Balance
  • Core
  • Rehab
  • Nutrition
  • Strength & Conditioning

Philosophy

To integrate nutrition and fitness training for a comprehensive approach to health & wellness. 

Laurie

Phone:860-306-0918

Email Laurie Zacher