FITNESS @ PG

Planet Granite facilities have over 10,000 square feet of combined fitness areas with plenty of strength, cardio, and core fitness equipment to meet your needs. Before participating in fitness activities at Planet Granite, please review our safety precautions and rules.

 

FITNESS INSTRUCTORS

Marisa

Fitness Instructor | Manager
BIO

Marisa

Fitness Instructor | Manager

about me

Marisa is a lifelong fitness enthusiast with over 17 years of experience competing in endurance events. When she is not competing, she enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle through sports such as rock climbing, snowboarding, swimming, cycling and running. Marisa views injury prevention as central to physical performance, infusing techniques from Yoga, Pilates and Barre into her fitness practices. Marisa teaches a variety of fitness classes including indoor cycling, TRX, Pilates and Barre. She is a Youth Running Club Coach and a Brand Ambassador for SOAS Racing All Women’s Triathlon Team. She loves to see people challenge themselves physically and mentally in pursuit of their goals.

classes

Suspension Core Training Monday @ 12:15pm

HARRIETE BERMAN

Fitness Instructor
BIO

HARRIETE BERMAN

Fitness Instructor

about me

Harriete is a certified fitness instructor who leads the circuit training and abs and core classes with experience, energy, enthusiasm and imaginative style. A metal artist and mother of two, she strives to make fitness entertaining, inspiring, and upbeat. She attentively supports those just getting started and challenges those seeking to step up a notch. Whatever your level of preparedness, be ready to have fun and work up a sweat in her class! Check out her web site at: http://harrieteestelberman.com/.

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DINA FRID

Fitness Instructor
BIO

DINA FRID

Fitness Instructor

about me

Dina is a certified kickboxing instructor and has been teaching cardio kickboxing since 2000. She has taught in North Carolina, New York, and has been teaching in the Bay Area since 2005. Kickboxing is an incredible whole body aerobic workout, that helps build strength, stability, and flexibility. She is full of energy and eager to share her passion for kickboxing! She combines fun and dynamic music with a great conditioning and cardio intense workout. By incorporating proper technique and exercises that build and sculpt core, upper and lower body muscles you get a full body workout & have a blast doing so! It is a perfect complement to yoga and climbing.

LAUREN SAH WOLFE

Personal Trainer | Instructor
BIO

LAUREN SAH WOLFE

Personal Trainer | Instructor

about me

Lauren is a certified personal trainer who has years of experience training a wide variety of clientele. She encourages people to take their health to another level by really challenging themselves in their work outs. One of her main goals is to foster a sense of community that supports everyone to do just that! Her classes will combine a wide variety of exercises focusing on balance, strength, power, and agility. She’s a stickler for efficiency and form to help you remain injury free & working hard no matter your fitness abilities. Every class is different and every class will kick your butt to the next fitness level! With a balanced, stronger, healthier body one can better enjoy the fullness of life! Take her classes and you’ll get a very intense yet fun, energetic atmosphere that will push you to be your best!

As a sports massage therapist, fitness trainer, and sports nutritionist, Lauren has a passionate understanding of the human body. She works with all fitness abilities and seeks to meet your individual goals in a fun, supportive environment. You can expect to get a personalized work out that will focus on functional strength: exercise that improves your ability for everyday tasks or sports skills, builds overall strength, and augments your resistance to injury. She’ll emphasize improving balance, strength, agility, endurance, and all while making your specific goals top priority. Having worked with many clients in different stages of health (injured, rehabbing from surgeries, or seeking their peak shape), she’s perfect for whatever level your body is at. As an avid athlete in trail running, triathlons, adventure races and just being a mom, she knows how to make hard work pay off! Lauren guarantees to intensely challenge you but still keep you smiling in the end!

Lauren (inspirewellness247@gmail.com) teaches Total Body Fitness on Tuesdays at 6:15pm

certifications

ACE certified personal trainer
TRX certified group fitness instructor
CMTC certified sports massage therapist
Specializing in functional strength training for any ability

Taylor

Fitness Instructor
BIO

Taylor

Fitness Instructor

about me

Fascinated by human movement, Taylor works as a full-time fitness professional, challenging clients of varying athletic abilities with functional training to improve coordination and spatial awareness, increase endurance, and enhance physical and mental strength. Her training philosophy is based on “never coasting” — continually expanding mental and physical limits, while being mindful and patient with the process. She loves to make people sweat, smile and laugh — often simultaneously! In her own active lifestyle, Taylor is always looking for new ways to move. You’ll usually find her with a barbell in her hands, out hiking with her dog Boba, free-writing in her journal, or programming your next workout to help you meet your goals.

classes

Suspension Core Training Sunday @ 12pm

certification

National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach (USAW-L1SP)
TRX Suspension Training
Indoor Cycling
Lagree Fitness

Lauren

Fitness Instructor
BIO

Lauren

Fitness Instructor

about me

Lauren has been a professional modern dancer and teacher for over ten years. Before moving to the bay area, Lauren taught modern dance and pilates/conditioning classes at Cal Poly SLO. She has a masters degree in dance from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and holds a Pilates mat certification through Pilates Academy International. Lauren focuses on providing classes adaptable for all ages, abilities, and experience. Using anatomy, body awareness, and dance principals; students are able to challenge themselves in a safe and fun environment.

classes

Abs & Core Thursday @ 7:30pm

LEE ALLINGHAM

Personal Trainer | Instructor
BIO

LEE ALLINGHAM

Personal Trainer | Instructor

about me

Whether your goals are to be stronger, faster, more limber or reduce body fat, Lee will design a personalized exercise/training program utilizing a variety of modalities to help you meet your goals and achieve a happier, healthier and more balanced lifestyle. An energetic and enthusiastic personal trainer, Lee employs a holistic approach in a fun but challenging environment to bring out the best in you!

Lee (strongerwithlee@gmail.com; (650) 743-6905) has a passion for rock climbing, powerlifting, strength training, yoga, cycling, running and nutrition.

credentials

International Sports Sciences Association Certified Personal Trainer
Strong First Certified Kettlebell Instructor
Certified TACFIT Instructor
Certified in Sports Nutrition through International Sports Sciences Association

VICTORIA MCGRATH

Fitness Instructor
BIO

VICTORIA MCGRATH

Fitness Instructor

about me

Vicki (mcgrath.victoria@gmail.com; (650) 339-4517) is a fitness expert with 25 years of extensive and diverse experience. She is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist and Health Fitness Director. She also holds certifications as a Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist and TRX Suspension Training. Vicki specializes in functional training, core strength and stability, and flexibility. She has a background in medical fitness working with injury corrective exercises. As an avid biker, climber, downhill and backcountry skier, golfer, kayaker, tennis player and yoga practitioner, she is able to deliver results for desired activities.

specializations

Functional Training & Core Strength
Flexibility
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Injury Rehabilitation
Weight management

KENDRA BRONSTEIN

Yoga Instructor | Personal Trainer
BIO

KENDRA BRONSTEIN

Yoga Instructor | Personal Trainer

about me

Kendra has been teaching group fitness classes since 2009 and is passionate about living healthy in the mind and body. I believe in taking care of your heart thru cardio, yoga for the flexibility and lengthening of the body and mind and strength training to help prevent injury to support our bodies for all the activities that you love in life. I work with all levels of fitness students and whatever your need might be I will tailor a program to your request or if you just need a push to start I will lead you in the right direction to reach your goal. It is great to start with a fitness professional to get the corrective form and balance to help prevent injury.

Kendra can be reached at Kendrabronstein@aol.com; (650) 245-1080).

classes

Vinyasa Saturday at 8:15am

certifications

Certified 200hr Yoga Instructor
TRX Certified
Certified Spin Instructor
Certified Personal Trainer through NASM