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.

Take your fitness to the next level. . . . .

Esmeralda Bajo

Esmeralda Bajo

Contact: 575-386-7297 ebajop15@gmail.com

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Human Kinetics Facilitative Stretching Certified

Specialties: Elderly population, post-rehab, mobility, and 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!

Megan Britt

Megan Britt

Contact: 843-446-7035 meganmail4887@gmail.com

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness, KBO, YogaFit, Zumba Gold, Silver Sneakers Classic, Boom Move, Ener-Chi/Tai Chi Qui Gong

Specilties: Wellness training for longevity, good health, disease/injury prevention, functional fitness, and stress reduction; individual & small group training for respiratory endurance, strength, stamina, speed/reaction time, flexibility, power, coordination, accuracy, agility, and balance.

Philisophy: Movement is medicine for optimal physical, cognitive, and social-emotional health.

Denise Clifford

Denise Clifford

Contact: 508-641-1157 denise@lifebalancestudio.com

Certifications: ACSM Personal Trainer, RYS Yoga Certified, Zumba Certified

Specialties: Yoga, Running and Personal Wellness

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.

Stephanie Cotton

Stephanie Cotton

Contact: 609-661-3450 scottonfitness@gmail.com

Certifications: AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties: Target muscle group training, sport specific/plyometric training programs, elastic (band) training

Philosophy: Train for you! Do it all for you! Once you train your body, the rest of you will come together…creating the best you ever.

Dave Hintz

Dave Hintz

Contact: 910-228-2931 carolinamobilefitness@gmail.com

Certifications: American Council on Exercise

Specialties: Special Population (kids, seniors, post-rehab), Exercise Prescription and Conditioning Programs, one on one or small group training and athletic team training

Philosophy: Do the very best you can with what you’ve been given. A series of small accomplishments adds up to large accomplishments.

Marc Mayer

Marc Mayer

Contact: 973-452-3005 mayersfitness@yahoo.com

Certifications: Goshin-Ryu Karate Association. 7th Degree Black Belt. Martial Artist, Youth Leadership & Character Development Program

Specialties: Motivational Personal Trainer, Martial Arts, Self Defense,
Strength & Conditioning, 10 Week Lifestyle Tune-Up (developer), Youth Leadership & Character Development Program

Philosophy: Strive for honesty, respect, and accountability.

Liz Reighard

Liz Reighard

Contact: 843-458-7523 lizreighard@gmail.com

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, TRX Suspension Training Certified

Specialities: TRX suspension training, Health Coach, Program Design for all levels

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

Kathy Swann

Kathy Swann

Contact: 410-253-2949 kswannfitness@gmail.com

Certifications: AFAA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Exercise Instructor, Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor and Certified Pilates Instructor.

Specialties: Endurance and Strength Training, Flexibility and Balance Training.

Philosophy: It’s never too late to get fit

Anastasia Thomas

Anastasia Thomas

Contact: 843-957-7005 urwayfitness@gmail.com

Certifications: ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties: Bodyweight training, functional training, circuit training, TRX suspension training

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