Owner and Trainer
- 27 years of experience
- NCSA Personal Trainer
- NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
- Z-Health: R-Phase
- Z-Health: I-Phase
- Certified Mindset Specialist
Erik's business is his ministry. He has helped hundreds of people of all ages transform their lives and get the results they set out to achieve. His accomplishments include earning a football scholarship and becoming a starter in college after walking on, developing a great team of trainers and a business that serves the community and learning to speak Spanish. Outside of the gym he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, and listening to music.
- 14 years of experience
Ryan has been coaching amateurs to professional athletes for over 13 years. He aims to implement a lifestyle change for those looking to improve their quality of life and provides athletes with injury prevention and improved overall performance to make them the best possible athlete in their field. He is grateful to God for all of his opportunities and blessings and hopes to continue to use his gifts to help others achieve their goals and improve their lives.
Office Manager and Trainer
- 3+ years of experience
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Tracy has a passion for helping people and working out to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Her accomplishments include running 7 marathons, 7 half marathon and 12 ten mile races and teaching kindergarten for 21 years before becoming a personal trainer. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog, biking, walking and being outdoors, photography, reading, writing and learning new things.
- 3+ years of personal training and sports performance training
- CSCS Certification
Jacob is a 3 sport high school athlete and a D3 track athlete. Those experiences led him to pursue a degree in Health and Human Performance as well as spending 3 summers interning at MASH Performance. He coached high school track for 3 years and wrestling for 2 years and is currently the Head Strength and Speed Coach and the Hurdle and Assistant Sprint Coach at Apple Valley High School. Outside of work he enjoys hanging out with friends, playing sports, watching sports, playing video games and listening to podcasts and music.
- ACSM Education
- Studying Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University
Dawson was here with us for the summer to gain experience in his field of study and continues to teach classes virtually while he is away at school. His hobbies include running, playing tennis, basketball and volleyball.
- Working towards completion of Health and Exercise Science Degree at UW LaCrosse
Brady will be volunteering with us for a month. You will see him shadowing sessions and classes and doing other various jobs around the gym. He is passionate about working out and helping people and is eager to learn the ropes at Puravida Fitness.
Adrian is a student at DCTC getting his certification in personal training. He likes working out with his friends and is passionate about helping his family and friends with their fitness. Outside of school and the gym he enjoys being outdoors and staying active.