Fitness Center Instructors and Personal Trainers
"My passion for fitness and empowering individuals with a sense of health and well-being is what continues to motivate me. This passion has kept the fitness fire alive for over 25years. I'm always looking to stay on the cutting edge of the fitness industry, so I can offer the very best to my participants!"
Experience: over 25 years
AFAA Certified (Group Exercise /Personal Training), YMCA, NEDITA, ESA, SCW, FITOUR, SCHWINN CYCLE, ZUMBA FITNESS, PILOXING, PILATES ALLIANCE
License: Traditional aerobics, Step, Piloxing, Cycle, Aquatics, Zumba Fitness(B1/B2 Toning, Gold), Yoga, Mat Pilates, Tabata, Fit Ball.
Deborah will be offering specialty Pilates one on one personal training instruction for individual and/or small groups.
Nicole Romero O’tolle
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Agriculture Bachelor of Science in Food Science with a minor in Liberal Arts Dance - Study Abroad to Puerto Rico and Jamaica.
Post Graduate Work
The University of Kennesaw, Kennesaw Georgia Chemistry Education, Physics Education
Active with the Williams Bay School Board Wellness Division Active Board Member of the Williams Bay Recreation Departmnet
Volunteer time weekly to Williams Bay Schools to bring Physical Movement to the Students and Teachers.
Red Cross and American Heart CPR, AED, First Aid Certified
Currently certified and or licensed in the following: American Council of Exercise, Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Zumba B2, Zumba Tone, Zumba Aqua, Zumba Sentao
8 years of study Isshinryu Karate
I have studied yoga with a variety of teachers trained in Ashtanga, Anusara, and Vinyasa flow, and have completed the 200-hour teacher-training program through Yogaview in Chicago, IL. I am also certified to teach Pilates (through the 800-hour training program offered by True Pilates in New York City). I also have a level II certification to teach stand up paddle fitness through PaddleFit.
I have a Ph.D. in education from Northwestern University, and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. I have over 20 years of experience teaching graduate and undergraduate students at Northwestern University, Loyola University Chicago, and Beloit College.
Lisa has been ACE (American Council on Exercise) Certified since 1990 and is a Level 4 Yogafit Certified instructor and is currently working on 200 hours. Prior to teaching fitness classes at the Grand Geneva Lisa ran her own fitness business. She has worked with numerous Corporate Fitness programs in Chicago.
Laura has always been athletic and enjoyed sports and fitness. She has coached children's sports for many years. After completing her first fitness certification with Zumba Fitness her passion for fitness was ignited. Laura opened a group fitness studio in 2010. Her commitment to her clients nutritional and fitness needs along with her passion and customer service skills created the most successful studio in the area. She now brings her expertise to the Grand Geneva.
Laura continued to educate herself in fitness and nutrition and now holds over 10 specialty fitness certifications. She is certified with AFAA American Fitness and Aerobic Association as a group fitness instructor, a SCW Personal Trainer, and Nutritional Coach with Venice Nutrition.
Sindy is the Group Fitness and Special Events Coordinator at the Grand Geneva. She has over 20 years of experience as a fitness professional. She is certified with the American Council of Exercise, and throughout her career has earned more than 23 specialty certifications including personal training. Sindy earned her Bachelors degree at the University of New Mexico in Business Communications. While attending the University of New Mexico she was a member of the women’s track team and a WAC champion. Let Sindy custom tailor your fitness experience at the Wellness retreat. She will make sure it is a perfect fit just for you, and help you find your passion and commitment to fitness.
Mandi is our newest instructor and inspiration. Mandi began her fitness journey as a participant in Zumba. Before long she was hooked, and became a certified Zumba instructor. Mandi is currently ceritifed in Zuma, Zumba Tone and Zumba Aqua. She is currently studying for her AFFA certification. Mandi is truly an inspiration to our members, loosing over 50 pounds and reaching her fitness goals. Mandi continues to use her Zumba skills to participate in charity events for our community.
Christy Gaiser is certified with AFAA in both Personal Training and Group Exercise. Christy has been our Les Mills ambassador. It was Chrisy who spearheaded the body pump program for the Grand Geneva. Christy specializes in both cycling and Body Pump.
ACE Group Exercise certified from 1994 to present. She is AFAA Personal Trainer certified and IFTA Personal Trainer Certified, Yoga Fit instructor level 1 and 2, Certified Zumba instructor level 1 and 2, Aqua Zumba and Zumba Gold. Jeanne recently moved to Fontana from Sedona. In Sedona she taught at The Hilton Spa, Sedona Spa at Los Abrigados and Miamo spa at Enchanment Resort.
Rachel Harder is a certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Council of Exercise. She is also a certified cycling instructor. Rachel is certified with both Body Pump and Body Attack. You can find Rachel early Friday mornings leading an amazing Body Pump class at 6:00am.
Letecia is a cerified Zumba and cycling instructor. Letecia began her career in fitness as a student instructor at the University of White Water. She currently teaches both Zumba and cycling.