702 Cross Hill Rd. Suite 300-B
Columbia, SC 29205
803.400.1215
 
        

STRENGTH


This class is taught by:

Chrystal Burgess

Chrystal Burgess is a certified AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) personal trainer and a certified Cycle Reebok Foundation instructor. She began teaching group fitness in 1995 with The FIRM and was a cast member in several FIRM videos.
Chrystal has a BA in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina and has been working in the communications field for over nineteen years.
Mother of four children, Chrystal knows the importance of finding time to take care of yourself. She loves sharing her passion for fitness with others and watching it transform not only your body, but your life!

Thomas Ocean

Thomas grew up playing basketball and football. While in college he began weight training with his roommate and quickly became passionate about the transformation of his body and health. He still does weight training and/or cardiovascular exercises daily. Thomas is a certified personal trainer through the National Exercise and Sports Trainers program.

Thomas’ advice to clients regarding health and wellness? Staying active and working out regularly can really improve your overall quality of life, such as boosting the immune system, increasing energy levels, and can help reduce stress. So just do it!

Thomas says his classes are fun, but effective, so come ready to work hard!

Nate King

Nate King grew up being involved in football, basketball and track. Nate has been working out for over 16 years doing weight training, cardiovascular exercise, cross training and circuit training. A graduate of the W.I.T.S. program at Midlands Technical College, Nate is a certified personal trainer. 
 
Nate is also a Registered Nurse. A graduate of South Carolina State, he currently works for the American Red Cross where he treats patients with rare autoimmune and blood disorders.
 
Nate's outgoing personality and passion for health and wellness make him a great motivator and instructor. 
 
 
 

Micaela Jones

Micaela has always had a passion for fitness. She grew up playing sports, majored in Exercise Science in college and recently obtained her personal training certification. Micaela is making a career out of using her knowledge of health, wellness, and exercise to help others achieve their goals.

Micaela's best advice to clients? "Everyone is different and everyone’s body is unique. No matter what your goal, it is achievable and the key is to stay positive and find what will keep you motivated. What you put in is what you will get out. If you want real results, be willing to put in real effort."

Sophia Derrick

Sophia Derrick is a certified Personal Trainer by Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and a certified Cycle Reebok Foundation Instructor. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina, has been employed by the South Carolina House of Representatives for over thirty years, and began teaching group fitness in 1995.

Sophia's advice on how to maintain a regular exercise program is to mark it on your calendar just like you do everything else and never ever miss three days in a row without taking a class or personal training session.

This weight training class is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Our skilled instructors take you through a full-body weight training session in 45 minutes and finishing with a set of TABATA cardio! This class focuses on proper form and helping you, the client, master the basic mechanics behind strength exercises. Advanced participants can use this class as an opportunity to lift heavier and push beyond strength plateaus. Props used: dumbbells, medicine ball, Bosu trainers.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Oct 21 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Chrystal Burgess
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Mon Oct 23 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with Thomas Ocean
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Tue Oct 24 5:30 am - 6:15 am with Nate King
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Tue Oct 24 8:30 am - 9:15 am with Micaela Jones
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Thu Oct 26 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Sophia Derrick
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Sat Oct 28 7:30 am - 8:15 am with Chrystal Burgess
    at JSF Cross Hill
  • Mon Oct 30 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with TBD ..
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  • Tue Oct 31 5:30 am - 6:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Tue Oct 31 8:30 am - 9:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Thu Nov 02 7:30 am - 8:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Sat Nov 04 7:30 am - 8:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Mon Nov 06 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with TBD ..
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  • Tue Nov 07 5:30 am - 6:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Tue Nov 07 8:30 am - 9:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Thu Nov 09 7:30 am - 8:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Sat Nov 11 7:30 am - 8:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Mon Nov 13 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with TBD ..
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  • Tue Nov 14 5:30 am - 6:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Tue Nov 14 8:30 am - 9:15 am with TBD ..
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  • Thu Nov 16 7:30 am - 8:15 am with TBD ..
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