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KAREN ARBEGAST

AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
G.E.A.R. Indoor Cycling
Golden Hearts Senior Fitness
Arthritis Foundation Program Instructor Certificate

Karen’s fitness expertise comes from the over twenty years of experience she has in the industry. She began her fitness career right out of college at a local fitness facility. She started as a Sales and Marketing Manager, but seeing a need for female trainers, Karen soon earned in Personal Training Certification through AFAA. Her true passion was found. Karen has worked with clients of all ages, enjoying creating programs for both the student athlete, and homebound senior alike. In an effort to continually challenge her clients, and help them achieve their fitness goals, Karen has joined them is 5K races, triathlons, and mud/obstacle courses. As a class instructor, Karen gives participants the same attention she give her personal training clients. She is committed to designing classes that are challenging and effective.

Karen is committed to educating herself on all aspects of the fitness industry. This desire has lead to her continuing education in TRX suspension training, G.E.A.R indoor cycling, Golden Hearts senior fitness and the Arthritis Foundation program instructor certificate.

“Fitness is not about being better than someone else…it’s about being better than you used to be.”



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JOANNA KARANGIS

Kettle Bell Instructor
Spin Instructor



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Carlyle Myrie

Certified Personal Trainer (NCEP)
Certified soccer coach (NSCAA)
Mad Dogg Spin instructor
CPR/AED Certified

Carlyle has always been involved in the fitness while growing up. After earning a bachelor’s degree in PHED, Carlyle played professional soccer for a few years before branching off into coaching. Carlyle’s passion to help individual on and off the field became his driving force to become a fitness instructor and he started earning coaching certificates towards that goal. The certificates Carlyle earned allowed him to work with various group; young, elderly, athletes and non-athletes. Today, Carlyle is a certified personal trainer, group and spin instructor, who continues to further his education in the fitness arena. He believes as a fitness instructors you can never stop learning and developing, and is focused on helping individuals maintain a healthier lifestyle. Whether it’s group or individual training, Carlyle has the ability to motivate individuals to perform to their greatest potential and ability. Leaving these individuals with a positive feeling knowing that they have accomplished their fitness goals. Carlyle is driven by his passion to help others no matter what level of fitness they are, whether it is a top athlete or everyday working people. Carlyle’s motto is: through hard work, dedication and time, all goals set can be achieved.



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Vivian Barone



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NIKKI AURIEMMA

NASM CPT
NPTI Nutrition Consultant
Certified Spin Instructor

During college, Nikki began incorporating weight training into her workout regime. Having previously been a high school athlete, she had always enjoyed working out, but found new passion within challenging her body’s limits in order to grow. She enjoys working with others to discover this same satisfaction through ongoing progress. While training at the National Personal Training Institute, Nikki was able to acquire the skills necessary to share her passion for fitness with others for, through spin, group, and one-on-one instruction.

“Pain is weakness leaving the body.”



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Jessie Gregory



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Alexandra Lates