OUR AMAZING TEAM

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!

FITNESS MANAGER

PETE ZALESKI

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.

FITNESS SPECIALIST

MICHELLE POTTRATZ

Michelle is a personal trainer and group exercise instructor certified through the American Council on Exercise. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia, where she also competed on the cross country and track teams.  She then moved back to her home state to pursue a master’s degree in Athletic Training from Indiana University. After graduating, she moved to South Carolina to work as an athletic trainer at a high school. A few years later she discovered her true passion was in fitness and wellness when she started working part time as a group fitness instructor. She then moved to Baltimore in the summer of 2019 to pursue her fitness career and found Elevate Fitness and Wellness! She now teaches spin, kickboxing, core express, yoga, Pilates, and barre. Her personal training specialties include general conditioning, injury prevention, functional training, and athletic performance.

WELLNESS SPECIALIST

JILL ADLER

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.