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. SL 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!
Bryan Yates-Wellness Engineer
A passionate cyclist and lifelong fitness enthusiast, Bryan competes in road, gravel, and mountain bike races, along with being a hobby surfer and yoga fan. He is a certified USA Cycling coach and is a NASM-certified personal trainer. Bryan trains all of his clients as athletes by using client-specific performance techniques and individualized S.M.A.R.T (Strategic, Measurable, Achievable, Repeatable, Time-based) goals. He blogs regularly about fitness, nutrition, and cycling on his site www.locomotiv.cc and is an occasional contributing writer to the Indoor Cycling Association. Bryan is the co-owner of Pedal Spin Studio in South Pasadena and owner of Locomotiv Performance Coaching, a Los Angeles cycling coaching and personal training company.
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.