The Personal Trainers

Personal Biographies of the Small Group Personal Trainers in the PTX Performance Lab

  • Kari Anderson

    Kari Anderson, co-owner of The SeattleGYM (formerly ProRobics Conditioning Clubs), is recognized as one of the world’s leading fitness experts. She has been invited to present at fitness conventions around...

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  • Vicki Hatch-Moen

    The SeattleGYM Group Fitness Coordinator. Upon graduating from the University of Washington with degrees in Dance and Kinesiology Vicki spent two years dancing in New York and begun to teach aerobics...

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  • Ariana Lallone

    Ballet barre will challenge you with basic ballet curriculum that even professional dancers use to train their bodies daily. You will learn to focus your training from the inside-out; strengthening...

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  • Jonathan Porretta

    Jonathan Porretta is from Totowa, New Jersey. He trained on full scholarship at the School of American Ballet. He joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 1999. He was...

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  • Martha McHugh

    Martha McHugh a classically trained ballet dancer, Martha enjoys sharing her knowledge of movement and fitness technique. She studied dance from an early age and trained in Montreal and with The...

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  • Madelyn Koch

    Originally trained in classical ballet at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Madelyn Koch went on to complete a BFA in dance and minor in mathematics with Fordham University and Alvin Ailey...

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  • Jocelyn Paoli

    An avid cyclist, Jocelyn brings her outdoor experiences inside. With great music, she coaches different terrains each week; pushes boundaries with rides that get the heart pumping. Whether training for...

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  • Jana Riggin

    Jana Riggan started teaching group exercise in 1993 at various clubs throughout the greater Seattle area. In 1996 she joined the SeattleGYM (then ProRobics) instructor staff where she teaches a...

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  • Patty Verdin

    Patty Verdin recently moved here from the east coast and has been involved in athletics her entire life.  She competed on the University of Michigan’s gymnastic team where she graduated with...

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  • Kristyn Bitner

    I am an ISSA certified Personal Trainer with a lifelong background in fitness, running, and dance. I am also a certified Total Body Tabata Instructor. I graduated from Seattle University...

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  • Christina Baserman

    After a corporate career as a systems engineer, Christina finally found her bliss as a fitness instructor-both as a personal trainer and yoga teacher. Trained at 8 Limbs Yoga Centers,...

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  • Susan McLaughlin

    Susan McLaughlin is an ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor/ Personal Trainer with a minor in Exercise/Health Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Susan has also completed certifications in...

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  • Frankie Rongo

    I started lifting weights at the age of 12 in 1971 to rehabilitate my body after a near fatal sledding accident which left me bed ridden for 6 months..  Through...

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  • Cheri Hershman

    After several years as a successful hairstylist, Cherie began to feel the stresses on her shoulders and back. Being an active dancer, step aerobics student, and yogi, she decided to...

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  • Rachel Henneck

    Rachel Henneck is an ACE-certified personal trainer who holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from The Evergreen State College, is a Level 1 MELT Method® Instructor, and maintains numerous group...

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  • Heather Gervais

    Heather has worked in the dance and health and fitness industries since 2005 and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Group Fitness Instructor specializing in Zumba, Indoor Cycling, TRX,...

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  • Steve Quandt

    Exercise has always been an interest of mine, and this simple interest has led me to enjoy an array of athletics and physical challenges. An extreme amount of training and...

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  • Kalpanatit (Kal) Broderick

    Kalpanatit (Kal) Broderick Kal is a certified personal and group fitness trainer, as well as the Head Nike Run Club coach here in Seattle. His expertise and training model incorporate...

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  • Sean Luscombe

    Sean was born underwater in Santa Fe, New Mexico and raised in Nelson BC, Canada. After graduating high school he moved to Hawaii to attend the University of Hawaii at...

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  • Amber Horn

    I have worked in the health and wellness field since 2001. Holistic wellness has always been a passion of mine, which was a deciding factor in attending Blue Sky School...

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