Our Trainers


Eric Bravo, CFT, Owner.

Eric Bravo is a native of Whittier Ca. He is currently a Certified Personal Trainer in Whittier. Eric is involved in his local community volunteering his time in multiple at risk youth programs. He has worked with The Whittier Police Departments Peer Mentor Program, and has also been involved with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department as a Personal Trainer for the VIDA Program. These two programs deal with kids who are at risk of becoming involved with gangs and drugs. Eric remains active in his community. He now serves as a Personal Trainer for The Boys and Girls Club of Whittier. Eric and a couple of his trainers have started a program through the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier called “Fit Club”. This program is for kids at risk of future health problems related to obesity.

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Nargiz Bravo, CFT, Spin & Pilates Instructor

 Nargiz is a proud mother to a beautiful eleven year old daughter and lives in Whittier. Nargiz used prenatal yoga during her pregnancy to control her weight and maintain muscle tone as well as manage her stress. After delivering her daughter, she began using Pilates to realign her body and strengthen her core muscles. She has earned a mat pilates certificate and is studying for her certification through Stott Pilates. Spinning has also helped her to get into great shape and inspired her to become an instructor. She is an active competitor in natural bodybuilding shows in the bikini division. She has won and held Top placings in both Musclemania and NPC shows. She is available for training and nutrition for these events. She is also available as an instructor for Spin, Mat Pilates Boot-Camp classes and Personal Training at Back 2 Basics Training. E-mail her at nargizbravo@gmail.com


Sandy Hale, CFT

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Sandy has been an inspiration to many and all who meet her. As a mom of three and grandma of five, she shows her clients that they can be fit at any age and with a busy lifestyle. Sandy has taught Step Aerobics for more than ten years and has added a boot-camp element to her class that we call Cardio Step.


 

Shane Miller, BS, CFT

Shane is a native to Whittier, and a recent graduate of Whittier College with a degree in Kinesiology. Shane has played baseball since he was five and has played at the high school and college level. During his leisure time, he enjoys playing racquetball whenever he has the opportunity. He appreciates the outdoors by camping, hiking, fishing, and has even received the rank of Eagle Scout. With his love for sports and outdoor activities, Shane uses his active lifestyle to promote his love for strength and conditioning and to live a better and healthier lifestyle.
Phone # : 626-329-1869
Email : Shanemillerken@gmail.com


Jason Root, MS, CSCS

One of the top kinesiologists Los Angeles has to offer, Jason Root works with those looking to alleviate chronic conditions or increase athletic performance. This includes LA’s top athletes, martial artists, fire fighters, police, and entertainers.
Jason has helped thousands of people alleviate pain, mitigate metabolic disease, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and other chronic health conditions. Jason was a strength coach with NCAA collegiate strength and conditioning at Arizona State, coached the powerlifting for paraplegics program at the Rehab Institute of Chicago, and developed spinal cord injury survivors to walk again at Project Walk in Carlsbad, CA.
Jason collaborates with LA’s top healthcare specialists including physiatrists, orthopedists, cardiologists, chiropractors, physical therapists, and psychologists.
He has authored two books: The Athlete’s Rx to Chronic Condition Management and RootHealth: Foundational Mobility and Stabilization Training.
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
Masters of Science, Biomedical Diagnostics
Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology
Arizona State University
Functional Movement Screen
Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Performance Coach
USA Weightlifting (USAW)
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Exercise is Medicine (EIM)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Contact Jason at rootfit@gmail.com or direct on his cell at 310-922-3849


Rachel Brodeur, RYT

Rachel Brodeur is a Boston native, & moved to LA late April of 2017. She felt called to switch coasts & to pursue her life calling of teaching Yoga. Certified in Vinyasa, Rachel’s class emphasizes feeling good in your body by connecting to your breath & cultivating body awareness. Her class also teaches students that the mind & the body are connected, so when one moves the body, the mind can begin to move by any road blocks, past negative emotions, & remove stagnant energy. Rachel works with students who are avid learners, lovers of challenges, & devotees of love & joy. When Rachel is not teaching, she’s out hiking with her dog, or reading yoga philosophy books. Rachel is also available for 1 on 1 and semi-private yoga sessions.


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