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BFT Fitness Staff

 

 

 

 

Group Fitness Instructors



Donna Bair

 

Certification: Masters Degree in Health & Wellness. Yoga, Personal Training, Pilates, Group & Water Fitness Certified.

 

Fitness Background: Over 20 years experience in the health and fitness field. Previous manager and owner of her own fitness facility. Encourages self-acceptance to increase body and mind awareness. Emphasizes the importance of correct alignment and practicing within your abilities to stay in touch with your own best self.

 

Teaches: Cardio Combo, Body Shape, Cardio/Barre Fusion, Hatha Yoga and Yogalates.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2005

 

 


Marcia Jennings

 

Certifications: AEA Certifited and Stott Pilates Trained.

 

Fitness Background: Over 20 year in the fitness industry.

 

Teaches: Step & Sculpt, Cardio & Sculpt, Pilates and Water Aerobics.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 1997

 

 


 

Marilyn Pick

 

Certifications: ACE Certified - Gold Certificate for Excellence. AFAA PT, Zumba 1 & 2, and Zumba Toning.

 

Fitness Background: Voted "Best of Baltimore" Fitness Instructor by Baltimore Magazine, 2 term appointment by the Governor to the MD State Advisory Council on Physical Fitness. "Fitness Tips" and exercise segments are seen on cable and network TV. On the board of "Miles That Matter" to raise money for a local hospital and Chamber of Commerce - lead the warm-up for this event.

 

Teaches: Cardio & Step, Cardio Combo and Step & Sculpt (Women's Only).

 

 

 

 

Dana Cala

 

Teaches: Zumba

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2014

 

 

 


 

Daniel Kemp

 

Teaches: Yoga

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2014

 

 

Karen Birckhead

 

Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Fitness Certified and CPR. Affiliated with AAAI/ISMA and IDEA.

 

Fitness Background: Group fitness instructor with over 15 years of experience teaching various fitness formats, motivating and inspiring my clients. Have coordinated and participated in various Zumba events throughout Baltimore City and County for 4 years. Is the school nurse at Bedford Elementary School, Pikesville. 

 

Teaches: Zumba & Bokwa

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2000

   

Tyrone Griffin

 

Certifications: AAFA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified in Circuit Training, Resistance Training, Group Training, Injury Precention with emphasis on weight management.

 

Fitness Background: Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer

 

Teaches: Sculpt & Kick Box and Cardio Combo.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2010


 

Randy

 

Teaches: Tai'Chi.

 

Time w/BFT: 2013

 

Nya Ferrell

 

Teaches: Turbo Kick.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Personal Trainers

   
  

 

 

 

Robin Goldman

 

Certifications: B.S. in Human Nutrition from Cornell University, AAAI ISMA Advanced PFT, AIFE Adult Fitness.

 

Fitness Background: Over 25 years experience as a Master Personal Fitness Trainer, Total Body Strength Conditioning, Aqua Instructor, and Older Adult Fitness. Experiences encompasses working with weight loss, post rehab, joint replacement, cardiac, arthritic, Ahlzeimer's and dementia, Parkinson's, and diabetic clients both on land and in the water. His motto: "If you're not exercising regularly and eating healthfully, you're aging faster than you need to be!"

 

Time w/BFT: Since 1987

  

 

Tyrone Griffin

 

Certifications: AAFA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified in Circuit Training, Resistance Training, Group Training, Injury Precention with emphasis on weight management.

 

Fitness Background: Sculpt & Kick Box and Cardio Combo.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2010

 

 

Vendel Grunitzky 

 

Certifications: ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. Working towards Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification - to be complete 2012.

 

Fitness Background: Specializes in strength development and functional training. Proponent of HIIT as a means of maximizing results in the shortest amount of time. Utilizes battle ropes and kettlebells to get client to experience a unique and challenging alternative to traditional cardio.

 

Time w/BFT: Since 2005

 

 

 

 

 

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