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Dave Martinsky

General Manager


  • Bachelor's in Health and Exercise Science

  • Minor in Psychology

  • Certified Exercise Physiologist through the ACSM

Specialty Areas:

  • Strength and Conditioning

  • Exercise Prescription and Programming

  • Nutrition and Mindful eating

  • Weight loss and maintenance

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

My goal is to have health and fitness bring joy and value to each of our lives. We are all different so there needs to be a multi-directional approach to fitness. Health should never feel like a chore, so it is crucial to find the most enjoyable approach for everyone and enjoy the process!


Justin Tiu

Fitness Manager


  • Bachelor of Science: Exercise & Movement Science

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

  • SCW Fitness Group Exercise Instructor

Specialty Areas:

  • Weight Loss & Weight Management

  • Exercise Prescription and Programming

  • Muscle Gain & Fat Loss

  • Hypertrophy & Strength Training

  • Mindful Nutrition for Exercise

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I believe that fitness is a tool that anyone can use to improve their lives. We all have our own goals and ambitions, and regardless of what they are, we need a strong and healthy body to achieve those aspirations.


Bryoni Lawrence

Fitness Specialist / Exercise & Yoga Instructor


  • Accounting & Economics and Spanish at UCSB

  • Registered Yoga Teacher 200 hours

  • Certified Meditation Teacher 200 hours

  • Certified Public Accountant

Specialty Areas:

  • Yoga and stretching

  • Mindfulness practices

  • Breathwork and sound healing

  • Acupressure, gua sha, and traditional Chinese medicine

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I deeply believe in the power of the mind. I try to infuse each moment of my physical practice with joyful effort because I want to create a joyful reality for myself and others. My physical fitness goals are based on longevity and Peter Attia's concept of the "Centenarian Olympics". I have a list of physical fitness goals that I want to achieve by the time I'm 100 years old, like being able to walk up two flights of stairs or carry two bags of groceries on my own. I've made a plan working backward from those goals to determine what I need to be able to do at each age before that, and that is what dictates my physical fitness routine today. It's more about functional fitness and the quality of my thoughts for me than anything else. 


Jinny Pak Marlar

Yoga Instructor


  • Psychology Bachelor of Arts UC Berkeley

  • 200 Hr Registered Yoga Teacher

  • Currently enrolled in 300 Hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Program

  • Certified Master Esthetician for 19 years

  • Barre Yogalates certified by New Classical Pilates

Specialty Areas:

  • Yoga with emphasis in Vinyasa, Trauma informed, Yin, and Yoga Nidra

  • Barre yoga/pilates fusion

  • Morpho Lymphatic drainage

  • Herbalism and essential oil

  • Gua Shua, Traeger, Foam Rolling

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I come from the simple philosophy that life is ever-evolving.  We as humans are seekers of evolution in life.   Fitness and movement are a wonderful extension of life.  Movement brings vibration to the central nervous system as well as to the well-being of oneself.  When we have a healthy, energetic vibration in our nervous system our life essence can reach optimal function physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  Equally, rest in addition to regular movement brings balance to our body’s need to self-regulate in rest from movement.  Most importantly, I encourage my students to explore movement with curiosity and agency to find balance wherever they are in their lives.


Carolyn McPherson

Pilates Instructor


  • Pilates Certified 600 Hours: Mat, Reformer, and Apparatus

  • Certified Yoga Teacher 500 Plus Hours

  • Prenatal and Postnatal Certified 

  • Yin Certified Yoga Teacher

Specialty Areas:

  • Pilates 

  • Mindfulness practices

  • Breathwork and Meditation

  • Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga and Pilates

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I deeply believe we can heal our minds and bodies through conscious thought, breath and movement. I try to infuse each moment of teaching with sincere and joyful effort. Bring yourself as you are, with an open mind and you’ll find yourself drinking from the spring of wellness. I always feel like “je ne sais quoi,” like I’ve been sprinkled with fairy dust after a Pilates class. I hope to evoke that or similar feelings within you.


Eddie Erfe

Pilates Instructor


  • Certified Pilates Instructor 

  • BASI Pilates School 

  • Full comprehensive Pilates       

  • Instructor Training Program 500

  • Intensive mentoring instructor development 

Specialty Areas:

  • Yoga 

  • Aerial Suspension Fitness

  • Martial Arts: Japanese Aikido, kickboxing, Tai Chi, 

  • Breathing Arts and Science 

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

Eddie's philosophy is that movement results in one being able to move better whatever the end goal might be. She considers it a great opportunity to share, with those who seek to learn more about their bodies, while developing themselves to become fitter and better for it. When away from the movement arts, she is an outdoor enthusiast, an adventure and joy seeker when out traveling.


Danielle YoungSmith

Yoga Instructor


  • Astrobiology BA with Physics Minor, Barnard College of Columbia University

  • Software Engineering Certificate, Fullstack Academy

  • Certified Life Coach

  • Certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher 200-hours

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Teacher

  • Restorative, Yin, and Yoga Nidra Teacher 50-hours

  • Certified Reiki Practitioner

Specialty Areas:

  • Yoga including Trauma-Informed, Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin, and Yoga Nidra

  • Restorative Life Coaching

  • Meditation and Mindfulness

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I believe in the innate wisdom of our bodies and the mind-body connection. Nurturing a healthy, open body and mind is essential to a life of freedom and flow. After 10+ years in STEM, my focus has shifted to mental health and wellness because of my firsthand experience with the curative power of mindfulness and yoga for the stress of modern-day life. In 2020 I began my own business in Life Coaching to bring mental health and wellness back to center stage, infusing my coaching with yoga to release what no longer serves us, discover what moves us, and find our inner joy!


Alicia Kueker

Group Fitness Instructor


  • BA, Communication, Journalism & Media Studies, University of Illinois 


  • Functional Fitness Training, ASFA

Specialty Areas:

  • Functional Fitness & Strength Training

  • Obstacle Specialist, OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) Coach

  • Specialize in Hybrid Fitness Events, DEKA/Hyrox Design & Programming

  • Spartan Race & Run Coaching

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I believe training in a functional way can prepare us not only for athletic events, but train us for everyday life. I believe in the power of strength, speed, and endurance. To find the correct equation to excel at all three is the ultimate challenge. Fitness doesn’t have to fit in one box, it should be tested and pushed beyond that measure. I strongly encourage clients to get outside of comfort zones, to see what is humanly possible.


Sue Choi

Yoga Instructor


  • BS, Economics  

  • MBA, Finance

  • Registered Yoga Teacher 200 hours

Specialty Areas:

  • Yoga - Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin

  • Mindfulness practice

  • Creative writing

Philosophy on Fitness & Life:

I tried various exercise modalities looking for an outlet from a stressful corporate job.  I wanted quick results and pushed myself not knowing my limits, which resulted in multiple injuries.  Yoga didn’t come easy at first – but yoga being a personal practice, not a competitive sport, helped me take breaks, slow down, and listen to my body.  Through yoga, I was able to ground myself and be patient with my progress.  I help students feel good in their bodies and experience mind-body connection so that they can develop a consistent yoga practice.  I focus on 1) understanding the range of motions, 2) deconstructing and rebuilding asanas step by step, and 3) utilizing props to individualize practices.

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