Amber Stazenski - ACE-CPT
FMS I&II, Functional Aging Specialist
Amber completed the Fitness Professional Certificate program at Pima Community College in 2010. She is certified through ACE (American Council on Exercise) and has been training since 2013. She has also completed certifications with FMS (Functional Movement Screen, levels 1 & 2), FAI (Functional Aging Institute) and IYCA (International Youth Conditioning Association level 1 ).
Through the years Amber has helped improve clients quality of life by increasing mobility and strength, two key components to living and staying independent as one ages. Constantly looking to find and utilize new tools, Amber understands there is not one approach that will serve everyone. She believes that taking time to build personalized programs for each client contributes to every individual's success.
Amber’s passions include strength training and spending time outdoors hiking, camping and hunting with loved ones. Equipped with a compassionate outlook on life, Amber enjoys connecting with people trying to better themselves. She chooses to live by the philosophy, “1% better everyday.” a quote from one of her favorite mentors, Todd Durkin.
Jessica Katz - ACSM-CPT
Jessica graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor's Degree in
Communication Studies. She is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer.
She recently moved to Tucson from her hometown of Chicago to advance her personal training career. Jessica enjoys hiking and rock climbing and once in a while she's been known to do stand-up comedy as well. Laughter can be amazing medicine.
Jessica believes in the philosophy that. "It is never too late to be what you might have been." She also believes in the ripple effect, having found that once a small change is made, other beneficial changes will follow.
Tom Guibord- NASM - NASM-CPT
Tom studied exercise science and business management at the University of Maine. There he worked as a teacher’s assistant for adaptive physical education under Dr. Butterfield. That helped foster his over 20 years experience as a behavioral specialist, where he works to help people achieve life goals pertaining to activities of daily living.
Tom takes great pride in supporting folks with strength training goals. He values proper form and technique with all of his clients and their progress. He understands fitness isn’t just about the amount of weight being lifted and takes into account the beginning point is for each individual he sets out to train.
Along with his own journey in strength training, Tom also enjoys video and computer gaming, comic books/gaming gaming conventions. He can also be found jamming to 80’s music at home or at concerts.