Sarah Lynn Baird - Owner / Wellness Engineer
Sarah Lynn has a B.S. in Biosystem Engineering and an M.A. in Cross-Cultural Studies and has worked as a fitness instructor, trainer, and wellness coach for over 15 years. She is also a certified Precision Nutrition coach who is extremely passionate about helping clients improve their quality of life through movement, nutrition, and mindfulness.
Sarah Lynn has worked with a variety of clients struggling with metabolic disease, IBS, hypothyroid, autoimmune issues, injury/healing, depression, etc. She works closely with physicians, psychologists, and holistic practitioners to support clients in their wellness initiatives.
Sarah Lynn is well versed in ketogenic therapies, Low FOD MAP nutrition, mindful eating techniques, and sport specific nutrition.
Sarah Lynn is a mother of two boys, a closet entomologist, and a competitive endurance athlete who enjoys running trails, swimming, biking, rock climbing, and lifting heavy objects with a changing center of mass!
Steve Mackel - Wellness Engineer
Steve graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1985 with a B.A. in Psychology. He's hada connection with the fitness industry since he and his brothers opened a Gold's Gym in 1988.
Steve is currently in the Precision Nutrition Coaching program and works as a full time coach/teacher. He specializes in working with diverse populations, from beginning to elite endurance athletes, seniors, Parkinson patients, to people looking to make basic lifestyle changes.
Steve has helped thousands of people transcend their own glass ceilings! He encourages his clients to step beyond their boundaries and create new habits which yield LIFESTYLE CHANGE.
Steve currently holds certifications in the following:
- Triathlon Coach
- Certified Yoga Teacher
- Certified Hypnotherapist
- NASM - Certified Personal Trainer
- NASM - Senior Fitness Specialist
- Certified Massage Therapist
- Certified Bike Fitter
- RRCA - Marathon Coach
- ChiRunning - Master Instructor
In his personal time, Steve is a competitive endurance athlete and yogi. He is president of Tri This Coaching, Head Coach and Program Director of the Sole Runners Marathon and Half Marathon Training Programs, Founder of SoCalRunning.com, MarathonTraining.TV, SoleRunner.net and a member/sponsor of the Pasadena Tri Club.
As a personal trainer and fitness coach, Michael is very articulate in his training instructions. He is adept at teaching complex movement patterns quickly and effectively.
Michael strives to design and implement time-effective and sustainable training for his clients. As such, he is a firm believer in high intensity, short duration training programs, teaching 30- and 45-minute workouts that provide incredible benefits.
- BS Kinesiology (cum laude), University of Southern California.
- NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) with over 12 years experience.
- Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist
- Metabolic Training Coach (VO2 assessments).
- Certified Metabolic Typing Adviser (CMTA) – Level 1.
Lesley Elliot-Physical Therapy Assistant/Trainer
Lesley graduated from Loma Linda University with a degree in Physical Therapy. She is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with 13 years of experience ranging from young adults to the geriatric population. Lesley also has a B.S degree in Health and Wellness from Oakwood University, which she immerses into her career to provide a unique approach to physical therapy and training.