Personal Trainer Bios
Anthony is a 22-year veteran of the fitness industry. As a personal trainer, nutrition expert, author and lecturer, his passion for wellness has led him all over the country. Anthony’s philosophy is based on the fact that education is the foundation for success.
Eric is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, NESTA Certified Adventure Boot Camp Trainer, Certified Kettlebell Instructor, and an AIS Therapist. Eric is truly excited to focus his passion on enriching lives though health and fitness. Eric served eight years in the US Marine Corps, receiving high honors in fitness and leadership.
Kim Howard graduated Magna cum Laude with a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Washington, and also holds a Masters Degree in School Guidance from the University of Southern Mississippi. Once through her schooling, she became a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Bellevue Athletic Club. Kim was also the staff kinesiologist, instructor trainer, and class instructor for Golden Aerobics, with a staff of over 100 teachers in Washington and Oregon. At age 27, Kim opened her own, very successful aerobic studio, Parkplace Workout, in Kirkland, Washington.
Kim also taught elementary physical education at St. Edward’s School in Vero Beach, Florida for 10 years and helped to raise the number of Presidential Physical Fitness award winners from 2 to 34, and the National Physical Fitness award winners from 20% to 80% of the school.
After St. Edwards, Kim returned to working with adults in Vero Beach, FL, as the Fitness Director at the Jungle Club as well being the Manager of the John’s Island Fitness Club and Spa.
Over her years in Sun Valley, Kim has taught fitness classes and been a personal trainer at Zenergy. She is thrilled to be back working in personal training. In her spare time, Kim loves to hike, bike, and skate ski with her husband Troy, AND spend time with her children and grandchildren.
As an NASM-certified personal trainer and ACE-Certified Health Coach, Tim is your ultimate guide to wellness, fitness and lifestyle change. His inside-out approach to fitness develops core stability and balance before progressing into dynamic strength and power. His programs produce results that will leave you strong and smiling.
Born in Michigan, Diane first came to the area in 1998, living and working at Galena Lodge. She fell in love with Nordic Skiing and the mountain lifestyle and never left. Diane graduated from the Idaho School of massage in 2003. Her initial training included Swedish massage, reflexology, sports massage and clinical deep tissue. Diane loves continuing education and is always adding to her repertoire of massage techniques which now include neuromuscular therapy, orthopedic massage, active isolated stretching and strengthening, and Thai massage. Most recently Diane has become an Ace Certified Personal Trainer and NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist. She is also a certified TRX trainer and loves the TRX as a personal training tool.
Emily is a Personal Trainer, Pilates and Group Fitness Instructor. Her certifications include A.C.E Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor, Authentic Pilates Instructor, and Les Mills Certified Instructor. She has been working in the industry since 1998. Emily enjoys working with people who are overweight and having a tough time getting motivated – that is her specialty, and she loves to share the secrets she’s learned over the years to attaining a fit and healthy body.
Diane is a former marketing professor and university historian. She moonlighted as an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor for 30 years, trained collegiate basketball and volleyball teams, and participated in two of the first western aerobic competitions. In 1998, Diane became a Certified A.C.E. Personal Trainer. She later received a certification through the American Institute of Fitness Educators specializing in older adult training. Diane’s continuing education emphasizes working with individuals with chronic disease and disabilities. She is a member of the International Council on Active Aging.
Brenda is an ACSM Health Fitness Instructor and Certified Yoga Instructor. She also holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Sports Nutrition. Brenda has been in the fitness industry for 20 years. Throughout her experience, Brenda’s constant passion has been teaching group exercise, personal training, yoga, and helping her clients understand the importance of the nutritional component in their routines.
Originally from Australia, Noa has lived around the world including Singapore, Israel and Los Angeles before setttling in Ketchum with her family 2.5 years ago.
Founder and former CEO of Vie Active, as well as the founder of Ozfit (Singapore’s largest outdoor Bootcamp), Noa is a certified Personal Trainer specializing in women’s fitness. She loves ensuring her workouts give you maximum bang for your time and prefers high intensity interval training for that reason. Her workouts are short, effective and most of all fun.
Personal Trainer Zack Taylor is an ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer who also has his B.S. in Exercise Science from Boise State University. Through his years of schooling, Zack gained experience in group fitness instruction, bodybuilding contest preparation for both men and women, as well as a bio-mechanical perspective on fitness that carries over into his personal training sessions.
In addition to personal training, Zack is also a Corrective Exercise Specialist for Zenergy Sports Rehab Clinic. He assists the Physical Therapists with gym related programs when a patient has progressed to a point where they need more resistance training.
Zack is also one of our tennis instructors. He played tennis at the collegiate level, participated in Men’s 4.5 level city league tennis and was the assistant coach for Bishop Kelly High school, 2014, and Wood River High School, 2017.
JENNIFER HUBBARD, GERONTOLOGIST M.S.G., M.S.N.
Jennifer is our valley’s resident “brain trainer.” With her academic background in gerontology, neuroscience and longevity (two master’s degrees from USC) and her certifications as a Memory Care Coach and Brain Trainer (UCLA), she works one-on-one with Alzheimer and Parkinson’s clients and teaches Zenergy’s Parkinson’s classes. Jennifer is also certified in Pilates, Spinning, Movement Therapy and Hydrofit, so you will indeed see her name as an instructor for a variety of Zenergy classes.