Friendly team members who are here to help!
Our onsite team is available to answer any of your fitness and wellness questions. Feel free to contact us below to ask questions or set up an appointment or come on down to the fitness center to meet us!
Pete is a personal trainer, certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, who has a real drive for helping people achieve the results that they value so highly for themselves. He also teaches the Spinning Ride & Reps, 5th Gear, Sports Conditioning, Sports Stretch, and Core Express classes here at Elevate Fitness. He encourages all participants in his classes to strive for small victories every single day in order to create the longest-lasting growth. Pete graduated from Shippensburg University, where he learned the tools to take his love for fitness to the next level. As a personal trainer, Pete specializes in General Conditioning, Strength, Speed & Agility, Weight Loss, Building Muscle, and Overtraining Prevention.
Romy Phillips (MFA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT) is a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist who has been teaching since 2001. She has studied many styles of yoga but primarily practices Ashtanga and Iyengar. She teaches group classes regularly and leads teacher trainings, workshops, and intensives in the United States and internationally. Anatomy, kinesiology, and injury management are the highlights of her trainings.
She has taught for over seventeen years at various studios in Los Angeles (YogaWorks and Santa Monica Yoga) and also in numerous cities throughout Japan, China, and Vietnam, including Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Saigon.
Romy has a BFA (Maryland Institute, College of Art) and MFA (Columbia University). She has completed several yoga teacher trainings, including Anusara, YogaWorks 200HR (with Lisa Walford and Birgitte Kristen), and YogaWorks 300HR (with Birgitte Kristen, her mentor). In addition, she has attended numerous workshops and intensives with leading practitioners in the field and has completed anatomy studies at UCLA.
Romy is excited about taking all her years of experience studying movement in dance and yoga and sharing it in her new book "Yoga Forma: A Visual Resource Guide for the Spine and Lower Back" (Plain Sight Publishing, 2018). Her book is available on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Walmart.com and Books & Things.com
Jill comes to us with over 30 years in the health education and wellness industry. Her background includes corporate, nonprofit and government health promotion program management. She holds a M.S. in Organizational Development and a B.S. in Health Communications. Jill is also credentialed as an Integrative Health Coach from Duke University, and is a certified Mindfulness and Meditation Instructor. She is passionate about well-being from a holistic perspective; and encourages clients to forge, and get excited about their own path.