personaltrainingcancellationpolicy

NW Fitness respects that your time is valuable and appreciates that you understand ours is too. Full payment will be charged if you reschedule or cancel a private or group session with less than 24 hour notice. If you are late for a private or group class the class will end at the original agreed upon time. Absence to a private or group lesson is non refundable.

personaltrainers

Our personal trainers are some of the best in Seattle. We focus on your fitness AND wellness to deliver a personalized experience to each individual client. You won't find as wide cast of personalities and fitness philosophies anywhere else in Seattle. Whether you want greater balance and stability, a larger list of exercises, or guidance to a heavier squat, we have a trainer for anyone and everyone.

OUR PERSONAL TRAINERS ARE AWESOME.

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"I be up in the gym just working on my fitness." Growing up in a health focused family has taught me the importance of staying active, eating (and throwing) my vegetables, multiple diaper changes each day, and getting plenty of naps.​Ever since I grew legs in my mom's belly I've been training to be an elite coach. Hours of back bends (seriously, we have it on film), flutter kicks, push-ups and boxing (the placenta) have got me in peak physical condition and prepared to take you to the next level. ​My typical client is 12 months or younger and ready to commit to a life changing transformation. I also work really well with those who just need a snuggle. Reach out to my personal assistants (mom and dad) to set up an appointment, they control my planner. ​​

 

DEGREES, CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS​

School of Hard Knocks: graduation expected 2038

Uterine Fitness Academy: Mama Cum Laude 3/2020

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baby fitness

Seattle Fitness Gym

John has been participating in the fitness industry since 2000.  Growing up in a health-minded household, he was taught the value of training the body and eating right very early on.  Beginning his professional career at age 19 as a Personal Trainer in a large corporate gym, he quickly discovered his passion for helping others change their habits.  After many projects and positions; including operating a bootcamp company (OutFit) and owning a 9,000 sq ft wellness center in South Lake Union (Excellence H&F), he brings his experience and expertise to you here at NW Fitness.  As General Manager, Trainer, and Group Exercise Instructor, he is here to help in any way possible. Please reach out to him if you have any input or questions.

 

Education and Certifications: Associates in Applied Science (PT specific degree) LWTC 2007, NASM Exercise Specialist 2004, ACE Personal Trainer 2002, Apex 24hr fitness PT 2000

 

Fun Facts: Born and raised in Seattle, avid snowboarder, husband and father.

Seattle Fitness Gym

general manager
personal trainer

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Seattle Fitness Gym

My path into teaching yoga has been an organic process of unfolding ever since my mom brought me to my first yoga class in 2004. For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to help people in a hands-on way, which led me to studying Public Health and Nursing at the University of Washington. My experience working in many different specialties as a nurse has made clear that no matter what a person was admitted to the hospital for, everyone can benefit from yoga. Yoga is for everyone. It is about more than improving flexibility and strength. The path to mindfulness that yoga creates can positively impact the social, emotional, mental and physical health of anyone. I'm inspired to continue this path of growth within myself and my community. I look forward to sharing this practice with you.​

 

Education and Certifications:

500 Hr Registered Yoga Therapist Teacher Training, Yoga Medicine (expected completion 2022)-Spine 1: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Application (60 hrs), Hip Immersion: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Application (25 hrs), Trauma Informed Yoga Training, Yoga Behind Bars 2018RYT-200 (Registered Yoga Teacher), Yoga Medicine 2017, BS in Nursing, University of Washington 2010, BS Public Health 2005

yoga specialist
operations manager

My path into teaching yoga has been an organic process of unfolding ever since my mom brought me to my first yoga class in 2004. For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to help people in a hands-on way, which led me to studying Public Health and Nursing at the University of Washington. My experience working in many different specialties as a nurse has made clear that no matter what a person was admitted to the hospital for, everyone can benefit from yoga. It is about more than improving flexibility and strength. The path to mindfulness that yoga creates positively impacts the social, emotional, mental and physical health of everyone. I'm inspired to continue this path of growth within myself and my community. I look forward to sharing this practice with you.​

 

Education and Certifications:

500 Hr Registered Yoga Therapist Teacher Training, Yoga Medicine (expected completion 2022)-Spine 1: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Application (60 hrs), Hip Immersion: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Application (25 hrs), Trauma Informed Yoga Training, Yoga Behind Bars 2018RYT-200 (Registered Yoga Teacher), Yoga Medicine 2017, BS in Nursing, University of Washington 2010, BS Public Health 2005

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personal trainer

I recently moved to Seattle from Wisconsin after graduating from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as a future educator. From that point on, I have strived for making a difference in as many people's lives as I possibly can. I have found out through trial and error that I can do that best in the fitness industry and I now have found a great home at NW Fitness. Outside of the gym, I enjoy spending time working on cars, playing sports, and especially travelling to new places.

 

Remember the joy you had chasing after your first crush on the playground, taking your first step without pain after a big injury, or mastering something you recently learned. I will helpyou get back to that same sense of joy in the gym and becoming the greatest versionof yourself. If you are interested in experiencing that joy, reach out and let's get started right away!

 

Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Physical and Health Education, NASM CPT

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Seattle Fitness Gym

Nick has been involved in sports and fitness all of his life and started working as a personal trainer at 18. He subscribes to a wide variety of fitness disciplines from Calisthenics to Olympic Weightlifting and employs them to make training fun, effective and unique. Do you want to add 100lbs to your squat? Deadlift 405? Learn Planche Pushups? Do you seek general fitness? Slim down for your next beach outing? Nick’s your guy! Achieve your fitness goals and have fun doing it. Get in touch with Nick to meet the best version of yourself.

 

Education and Certifications:

NASM PT Certification

ISSA PT Certification

NASM Certified Nutrition Coach

Seattle Fitness Gym
Seattle Fitness Gym

I grew up in the city of Seattle, and after graduating high school in 2005, I attended Middle Tennessee State University. There I majored in Exercise Science and minored in nutrition. While in Tennessee, I was able to secure an internship for D1 sports training, an NFL combine and executive training club where I worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in all different sports, as well as a range of executives via personal training and boot-camp style classes. I later became an intern and part-time coach for my university, working with multiple sports, including the Sun Belt Champion men’s tennis, football and basketball teams.

 

Post graduation, I received my certification as a strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA. Now that I am back in Seattle, I have immersed myself full-time into my profession. After spending time with Seattle University and Middle Tennessee University as a strength and conditioning specialist, I have decided to dedicate my skills to improving the health and performance of all people. Fitness is my passion, and I pride myself on helping others set and attain their goals. Feel free to ask me any questions relating to fitness, and I look forward to helping you!

personal trainer
massage therapist

I grew up in the city of Seattle, and after graduating high school in 2005, I attended Middle Tennessee State University. There I majored in Exercise Science and minored in nutrition. While in Tennessee, I was able to secure an internship for D1 sports training, an NFL combine and executive training club where I worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in all different sports, as well as a range of executives via personal training and boot-camp style classes. I later became an intern and part-time coach for my university, working with multiple sports, including the Sun Belt Champion men’s tennis, football and basketball teams. Post graduation, I received my certification as a strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA.

Now that I am back in Seattle, I have immersed myself full-time into my profession. After spending time with Seattle University and Middle Tennessee University as a strength and conditioning specialist, I have decided to dedicate my skills to improving the health and performance of all people. Fitness is my passion, and I pride myself on helping others set and attain their goals. Feel free to ask me any questions relating to fitness, and I look forward to helping you!

 

Education and Certifications: Bachelor’s in Exercise Science, Middle Tennessee State, 2010;  C.S Strength and Conditioning Certifications, 2011; USA Weightlifting | 1FMS 1&2 | Precision Nutrition Level 1 |; Postural Restoration Institute- AIC; Licensed Massage Therapist Certified - cupping and deep tissue

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Hey all! Nick here - and I am excited to be a new trainer and part of the team here at NW Fitness! 

I am an Amatuer Men's Physique and Lightweight Bodybuilding competitor in the INBF league, and have been working out for 10 years. I am happy to bring my knowledge and experience to the table, and above all - share my love and passion for fitness with everyone here!

My methods for training revolve around behavior management, positivity, and consistency. You would be surprised how much of your life YOU can change with just these three things...and fitness is a tool to help you get there!

If you have any questions, or just want to pick my brain about something - come say hey! Whether i'm behind the desk or in the gym working out....come see me for a smile! :)

personal trainer

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Seattle Fitness Gym

I got into fitness to make a difference in the lives of those everywhere searching for a path to long-term health. Truly what gets me up in the morning is the opportunity to teach our members how to lift safely and effectively, along with making exercise fun and engaging. I prefer to keep my training philosophy exceedingly simple. I like to think of it as a four-step comprehensive process:

 

1.) set a series of attainable goals

2.) eat to those goals

3.) lift as heavy as possible under proper technique

4.) ?

 

When I’m not at NWF I enjoy exploring with my fiance, golfing as much as possible, lifting weights, avoiding cardio, and eating as much sushi as I can physically stomach. I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible in our collective fitness journey!

NASM CPT, CNC, CES

personal trainer

assistant manager
personal trainer

 
 
 
 

This is an income based sliding scale pricing structure available to all members of our facility. The impetus of the policy was the protests of the murder of George Floyd, as we began to investigate ways to incorporate anti-racist work into our business structure. We are realizing that as individuals and as a community, on the whole, we need to do better for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & People of Color). Additionally, as a business and institution of health and wellness, we have an obligation to use our platform to do more for BLM. We need to take accountability, as Americans, for systemic injustices being perpetrated on our peers and fellow Americans. This system, which has allowed our European American ancestors and their descendants to flourish, has done so at the detriment of our African American ancestors and their descendants. We recognize this and recognize that it doesn’t represent who we are as individuals, a company or a country. As a result, we are making some changes in our business practices so our contribution doesn’t begin and end with lip service and hopefully actualizes the change we want and believe in. We are prioritizing ongoing conversations around anti-racism work and education on how to uplift BIPOC in the wellness community.

 

One of the ways we are doing this is by offering a sliding scale personal training rate discount due to the racial wealth gap in the US. Wealth gaps among races have grown since the 1970s due to social, political, and institutional factors outside BIPOC’s control. Given cost is a barrier to wellness resources, we will strive to remove this barrier from personal training in our facility. The wealth gap also impacts women and people in the LGBTQ community. The fee structure is based on gross annual income and is as follows:

>$60,000: hourly personal training rate is $10 off regular hourly fees

NW Fitness subsidizes the discount. Our trainers make the same amount per session regardless of a member's qualification for justice pricing.

To apply, please fill out the form in the link below along with emailing last year’s tax return to jessica@nwfitnessgym.com. If there has been a change in pay since then, you may include a letter explaining the situation.