Fitness Center Trainers
Joseph earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in the field of Kinesiology, concentrated in Exercise Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He plans to continue his education and hopefully get in to a graduate school program for Physical Therapy. He enjoy playing basketball, golf, swimming, hiking and lifting weights all in his leisure time.
Annette has been involved in the fitness industry since 1992. Having worked in many different avenues of the fitness industry including group fitness, Pilates, and personal training, she has found that Pilates reformer and group fitness is truly her passion. Annette is certified with the American Council on Exercise as a Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Training and received her Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University. Annette has also earned certification as a Zumba, Pilates, Senior Fitness Specialty and Pilates Reformer Specialist. Annette enjoys helping people reach their full potential and succeed at reaching their fitness goals.
Ben graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology in 2003. He has 13 years of fitness experience training children and adults. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with NSCA since 2005. Ben has many fitness interests and has competed in multiple endurance events. He has used his knowledge of nutrition and strength training to achieve his own expected goals. Ben is willing to share his knowledge to help others improve quality of life and achieve fitness goals.
Rene Reed was born and raised in New Orleans Louisiana where he attended St. Augustine High School. He attended Louisiana State University where he received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Fitness Studies. Rene has over 20 years of martial arts experience which has contributed greatly to his passion for fitness. He specializes in weight loss and athletic conditioning.
Melissa is a member of the morning staff and has been part of the fitness team since 2005 . Sheattended Louisiana State University and is a certified personal trainer. Melissa enjoys being part of the fitness industry and is passionate about helping others attain their health and fitness goals, whether it is weight loss, training for competition in a sport or event, or increasing overall health and well-being. Melissa would love to help you obtain any fitness goals you may have through hard work and determination.