Special Trainers Teaching December 2013 – January 2014
Carmela is a NASM certified international celebrity trainer, group fitness instructor and on camera host. She currently teaches bootcamp and cycle classes in Sherman Oaks and West Hollywood and takes pride in creating workouts that are fun and will push you to be your best. Carmela assisted the BB London opening and taught classes in London for 4 months. Carmela grew up playing soccer, softball, cheerleading and water sports. She understands the importance of being healthy and active from a young age and truly loves educating people of all ages the importance of living a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Seth enjoys incorporating music into his workouts with clients and for himself, as well as the bootcamp playlists he teaches at Barry's Bootcamp. Seth has run five marathons, completing the first at the age of 22. He hopes to train and complete a full Iron Man with the next year. Seth studied at the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in New York City and then later achieved his certification for personal training in Portland, where he resided last. He is the founder of Work It Out Fitness. When Seth is not training clients or training himself, he enjoys cooking, riding his bike and working on music and mixes. Seth will be teaching Barry's Bootcamp, Yoga and Spinning.
Amanda Topaz is a New York City Aerial artist who has created and performed aerial pieces and installations for events around the globe. She is Pilates Mat and Machine certified from Kane School of Core Integration. Other certifications include Kettlebells from Kettlebell Concepts, Pre and Post Natal Training, TRX, and “Sports Specific Funtional Training”. Amanda has trained at Equinox and Printing House Gym, choreographed performers, coached actors privately in various aerial mediums, and taught Aerial Fitness for the Physical Education Department at Barnard College for five years. She loves creating lean lines and transforming arms and shoulders without the use of weights.
Kyle is a former top 5 ranked player in Texas in singles and former top 50 ranked junior in the United States. Kyle was Part of 2012 Lone Star Conference and Regional Championship team at Abilene Christian University. Kyle was awarded a tennis scholarship to Abilene Christian University, where he enjoyed tremendous success on the court. He trained high-performance groups consisting of top junior players across both Texas and the United States. Kyle specialized in Developmental Psychology during his studies at Abilene Christian University.
Marvin Hazell - Local Tennis Pro
Marvin Hazell, Tennis Professional at the Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA) is Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certified. Marvin trained at the Anguilla Tennis Academy for many years and became a respectable member of the ATA. He was runner up of the first ever Anguilla Tennis Academy Summer tennis tournament and represented Anguilla at the Coca Cola championship tournament in St. Lucia at the age of 16. He was then runner up in the Anguilla National tennis tournament in 2006.
Nzingha Banks - Local Tennis Pro
Nzingha is a graduate of the Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA) After School Program and Tennis Assistant for the ATA. She is in her sophomore year at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where she is a member of the Washburn Women's Tennis Team. Her outstanding academic performance during her freshman year placed her on the President’s Honor Roll for Spring 2013. She is returning home for the Winter break and this will be her second year of being able to give back to the ATA.