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ROBIN SANCHEZ

Trainer

Robin has always believed in helping others. He began his career as a nursing student and supplemented his education working in a rehabilitation center, at an alzheimer’s program and additionally with hospice patients. Here he developed his passion for health and wellness. Robin’s experiences in medicine led him to change his career path to help others understand the importance of managing good health at early stages in life. He obtained his degree in Exercise Science and mentored for 5 years under fitness professionals. Robin is currently involved with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, participating in NSCA/CSCS certifications. Since his graduation he has been designing and implementing strength programs for beginners, athletes and older populations and brings this expertise to All in Motion. 

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AMY HOMMA

Trainer

Amy has been in the fitness industry since 2014. Amy is an international professional artist who plays highly rigorous taiko - Japanese drumming.  In this role she previously served as an ensemble leader and head instructor at a Chicago based school.. Amy is also active in learning Japanese Classical dance and martial art movements. Her taiko experience and the pursuit of health and fitness lead her to the life of a fitness instructor. Amy's personal motto is “nothing is impossible if you put your mind into it”.  She understands that workouts are never meant to be easy, and that working towards goals is a process. It is a journey! 

 

“As an instructor, It is my responsibility to ensure members get a challenging class (Spinning, Cardio Kickboxing, and any muscle formats) in a fun, energetic, and positive environment!”

 

Amy also loves to run, and has previously completed the Chicago Marathon.  She holds certifications in AFAA group fitness. AFAA kickboxing and Mad Dogg spin.

THERESA SCHWAB ROSS

Physician

Theresa has and continues to spend the majority of her time working in Emergency Medicine after training at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. She holds specialty degrees in Emergency Medicine from the American Board of Emergency Medicine and previously as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Years of the study of medicine combined with an appetite for physical fitness and general health and nutrition have led her to specific pursuits in the areas of exercise physiology.  She became a sports and fitness enthusiast later in life and her passion for health resulted in the creation of All in Motion with Robin and Amy.

 

RON MENDOZA

Trainer

Come see how Ron can help get your party popping with his unique and extensive knowledge in core training! After all, who doesn’t love a good party? Be prepared to not only awaken parts of your body in ways you never thought possible but be prepared to feel the burn! Ron’s  passion for the human body and life has led him into an 18 year strong career in the fitness field. Ron holds certifications as a Health Fitness Specialist as well as AFAA, NASM and MADD Dog Spin. Following his own personal motto, "Preservation is key!", Ron's energetic and free spirited personality will not only guide you into your own fitness goals but will undoubtedly help you crush them!

 

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JOHN ELY

Trainer

John majored in Sports Science at Miami of Ohio University and spent nearly a decade as a professional baseball player.  John pitched in the major leagues for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He currently works as a pitching coach for the Chicago White Sox development program. As an athlete himself, John knows how to train in order to achieve goals. 

 

John has always been drawn to sports and fitness which has led him to personal training. He has a passion for strength and functional training, in particular understanding how altering body mechanics can lead to specific improvements in athletic development and achievement. 

 

Come experience John’s enthusiasm and gift for helping everyone from professionals to beginners get to the next level!

ROBERT SANCHEZ

Trainer

Robert began practicing Hatha in 2006 and found yoga to heighten his connection to mind, body and spiritual self. After five years of work in Rush Hospital’s Imaging department, he decided to help others become better aware of their bodies and relieve injuries through Yoga. Believing in Yoga’s possibilities, Robert attended the Chicago School of Yoga Teacher Training in 2014, achieving his certification to teach all styles. Robert has taught at numerous fitness facilities within the Chicagoland area and has become a Manduka Brand Ambassador. He is passionate about helping others bring themselves to the mat where they are welcomed and encouraged to discover their inner greatness, strength and calm. Creating comfortable atmospheres and providing proper alignment direction is vital to all his teachings helping you explore the power of breath, asanas (postures) and create a greater sense of presence through your practice.

Kara Shively

Trainer

Kara discovered her love for yoga in the summer of 2012 when she purchased multiple guest passes for various yoga studios in Chicago. Having a curious mind, she wanted to try out a new hobby and work out routine. Being an event planner and “always on the go”, yoga let her mind take a break and focus on being present. By connecting breath to movement, she was able to let her to-do list go for one hour at a time and challenge herself mentally and physically. Realizing her passion for yoga was more than a hobby led Kara to attend Bare Feet Power Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training. She hasn’t looked back and has continued to explore and grow her love and faith in yoga by attending workshops, training, teaching, and applying it all to her life off the mat.

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Kara teaches to all levels of yoga and enjoys helping students relieve their anxiety and connect with their physical bodies through a vinyasa based practice. She encourages students to challenge themselves mentally and physically on the mat as well as discovering their self-compassion and self-confidence. Kara’s warm personality creates a welcoming and inclusive space for all yogis to begin or continue their search within and around themselves.
 

Anthony Pascolla

Trainer

Tony has been a Physical Education teacher for the last 10 years at both the high school and middle school grade levels. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from DePaul University and Master's Degree in Sports, Fitness and Recreational Leadership. Outside of teaching, Tony coaches Soccer, Wrestling and Track and Field. He loves to travel to different counties and enjoy meeting new people from around the world. 

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