Owner and Trainer
- 29 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.
- 15+ years of experience
Ryan has been coaching amateurs to professional athletes for over 15+ 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 only seeking to glorify his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with all of his opportunities and blessings. He hopes to continue to use his gifts to help others achieve their goals and improve their lives as Christ works through him. .
Office Manager and Trainer
- 5+ 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.
- 6+ 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 Head Track 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.
- Level One Precision Nutrition Coaching
Deb joined Puravida Fitness in the summer of 2022 as a wellness coordinator. She is a retired pharmacist with a great interest in a healthy lifestyle. While finishing up her pharmacy career she completed Level 1 Precision Nutrition Coaching Certification. Besides promoting an active, healthy lifestyle she enjoys all things outdoors including running, hiking, cross country & alpine skiing, snow shoeing, biking, camping and canoeing.;
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Nick has a passion for helping people to live a happy and healthy lifestyle. A former Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, Nick decided to change his focus towards preventative medicine. Nick wants to help inspire self improvement through exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. Coming from a peak weight of 295lbs; Nick understands the challenges of weight loss and lifestyle changes needed to reach and maintain your goals. Nick enjoys training self defense jiu-jit-su, gardening, exercising, listening to music, and spending quality time with his family.;
Trainer in Training
Kaleb has been training as an athlete for the past five years at Puravida Fitness under the mentorship of Coach Ryan Moore. He’s been playing sports from first grade all the way up through college. Kaleb is currently studying physical activity and health promotion at the University of Minnesota and is working on his Associates Degree in health science broad field at Normandale Community College. Kaleb loves to put smiles on peoples faces and encourage personal growth in each individual. He hopes to use his passion for health and nutrition to make people the best versions of themselves