These are the hosts of the Training party here at Spindle. We value quality in education, coaching ability and having a great time!
Name: Jeff Shapiro, Founder
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Guilty Pleasure: Sports - Bucks, Brewers & Packers games. I also really love to catch a movie on a weekday afternoon when I can.
Fitness Cred: B.S. Kinesiology from University of Colorado, CSCS, SFG, FMS 1&2 and a lot of other educational workshops.
Favorite Thing About Spindle: Getting to know so many great human beings and watching them get stronger physically & mentally.
Quick FIT TIP: Just show up. Whether you are coming to our facilities or working at home, just show up.
Name: Christine O'Hagan, Partner, Director of Fitness
Hometown: Deerfield, IL
Guilty Pleasure: Not leaving the house and binging my favorite Netflix series
Fitness Cred: NSCA-CPT, Strong First Kettlebell Level 1, Strength Matters Kettlebell Level 1, Precision Nutrition Level 2 Master, Champion of the Tactical Strength Challenge Open Division
Favorite Thing About Spindle: When veteran members and newer members create bonds that expand much outside of Spindle and keep everyone motivated to keep coming back.
Quick FIT TIP: Real success comes when you look at your Fitness and Nutrition like a lifelong journey rather than a destination
Name: Leah Will, Partner, Director of Operations
Hometown: Haslett, MI
Guilty Pleasure: A nice glass of wine
Fitness Cred: American Council on Exucation Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Movement Systems certified, pre and post-natal training certified, professional figure skater, Michigan State University
Favorite Thing About Spindle: The people and community!
Quick FIT TIP: Squeeze your glutes!
Name: Kanomé Jones
Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas by way of Tacoma, Washington (the state)
Guilty Pleasure: Gilmore Girls and Golden Girls and Flammin' Hot Cheetos
Fitness Cred: NASM - Certified; past group fitness instructor for formats including step aerobics and Turbokick
Favorite Thing About Spindle: I have to pick one? Let's see - the learning. I learn new things about fitness from my co-workers and new things about life from the members. It's fantastic. I feel so well rounded as an individual.
Quick FIT TIP: Do some deep breathing every day. Two minutes. Only good things will happen.
Name: Everton Davidson
Hometown: Jackson, MI
Guilty Pleasure: Starburst jellybeans...it's my life. I do what I want.
Fitness Cred: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. ACE certified Personal Trainer
Favorite Thing About Spindle: Members.
Quick FIT TIP: Stop whining.
Name: Kathryn Lehner
Hometown: Evanston, IL
Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate chip cookies
Fitness Cred: NASM CPT, SFG, TRX, GFM, YTU, 6 years experience
Favorite Thing About Spindle: The members and awesome community!
Quick FIT TIP: Keep your core tight and your butt strong!