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Hi my name is Heather Nusbaum. I am a NASM Master Trainer CPT, CES, PES, YES with additional specialties: Melt Instructor, TRX TEAM Camp Certified, P90x, & Paws for Fitness.
My goal as a CEO and trainer is to help you exceed your goal by helping make happy, healthier people & pups.
Why I’m a Trainer - I have always been interested in fitness. At a young age, I ran marathons, danced, and I was a tom boy. In my early teens I was diagnosed with ‘Dysfunctional Knees’, this boiled down to living in pain 24/7 for the next 15 years. After getting married, I began to gain weight. With the knee problem I was concerned about what fitness programs I would be able to participate in to begin removing the weight.
After training with P90x for a year, I was training with my husband on P90x and realized I didn’t know the right cues to give him for corrections. I decided to learn more about P90x by becoming a certified instructor. I enjoyed it so much I decided to continue my certifications the next weekend.
I have over 20 years working in different industries as an accountant and I’ve now been in the fitness industry for over 5 years. Early 2014 my husband and I decided to move forward with the fitness industry as a standalone business and by the end of 2015 we moved into our own brick and mortar location in the Killeen/Fort Hood area that allows us to not only expand our business, but help other trainers be successful. We now offer G.O.T. Fitness (a class that starts at the most restricted level of fitness and goes up), Paws for Fitness (canine/human fitness classes), P90x, TRX, The MELT Method, and so much more…
Now as a trainer, I enjoy working with everyone, but I especially enjoy working with individuals who are in chronic pain and looking for a way out, getting back in shape, have historic injuries, or need corrective movements. What better way to help people, then to make the pain go away.v
|Hello, my name is Alysia Perkins. I am a certified personal trainer and youth trainer, also qualified in TRX suspension training. I have always enjoyed helping others and love motivating others to unlock their true potential for being healthier.
I ran track for 12 years and know the struggle of going from being a former athlete, to being a mother, and fighting to lose the baby weight; or just being able to eat what you want and not having to watch what you eat. As a mother of three, I know that sometimes the body will bounce back, but I also know that sometimes it doesn’t. In my own experience of battling weight, I found that it was difficult to change old habits while expecting different results. I have been on my own fitness journey for 3 years and am always working on me.
As we get older and our bodies change with time, we have to change the daily routines of poor fitness and eating habits. I believe we are all beautiful inside and out and are not meant to look the same. As a trainer, I am here to help you find that healthier you which is still beautiful. Fitness does not have to be stressful or dreadful. It can be fun and a good stress reliever. As a Nutree Fitness trainer, I am here to assist you with your goals of changing to a better, healthier you!
|Tawni Lay is a lover of health who learned to live a healthy life to heal her mind, body and spirit, when she was going through a difficult time in her teens and 20’s. She is a Yoga practitioner of 20 years, Yoga teacher for 10, Reflexologist of 10 years, and a Reiki Practitioner of 13 years. She became a Reiki Master/Teacher in the Summer of 2016.
Idaho born and Texas raised, Tawni began Yoga out of a search for something to give her relief from depression at 16 years old. She attended a Yoga class in Killeen, Texas, and fell instantly in love with the practice and its ability to give her more energy and self-confidence.
At the age of 23, after searching for a Reiki master teacher for 3 years after learning about Reiki and it’s healing benefits, Tawni happened upon information about a local master, after visiting a local spa. She shortly became certified, and began using Reiki to give people relief physically, mentally and spiritually.
By the age of 26, Tawni became a Yoga teacher, certified by her first teacher from Killeen, Sevika Linda Ward, in Integral Hatha Yoga. This practice is very traditional, and includes Sanskrit chanting, postures, meditation and some pranayama. Tawni began teaching this style at the local community college, Central Texas College, in their continuing education department. In that same year, Tawni also became a certified Reflexologist, and was privately trained by a German woman who attended Reflexology school for 2 years in Germany. Over this last 10 years, she has been able to give many people relief from physical and mental pain, with Reflexology.
At the age of 28, Tawni was hired on Fort Hood at the Warrior Combat Stress Reset Clinic, where she worked for 7 years, helping soldiers with PTSD heal through Yoga, Reiki, and Reflexology. She was able to help over 1,000 soldiers in that 7-year period. She began a 500-hour Yoga teacher training in 2012, while she was still working at the clinic. This new training is Viniyoga, Foundations for Yoga Therapy, which Tawni has greatly appreciated due to its intelligent design. She was able to help the soldiers with the new training in a much more effective way.
This led Tawni to continue her education in Viniyoga, and become a Yoga Therapist. She began Yoga Therapy training in the Summer of 2016, and almost completed. She is now offering discounted Yoga Therapy sessions, until she is certified. Tawni enjoys passing down the knowledge of these natural healing methods, and loves helping others find their own health, with them.
|What our clients say about us -|
"Ms. Nusbaum will intently listen to your goals and medically related physical limitation(s). She will design a realistic, challenging, and rewarding program to meet the needs of trainee. She is a true professional in every sense of the word." - B. H.
"Heather really makes [class] so fun that you don't even realize how hard you are working." - C. D.
"Heather has been a essential part of my sucess in competitive sports. I enjoy every session and see results. I’m a fan of this trainer, Thank you!" - A. L.
"Heather has vast and detailed knowledge of each specific exercise; she does a great job of explaining how to perform the repetition but also knows exactly what muscle group(s) each one targets. She is also a great motivator, mentor and coach with a friendly personality and an awesome sense of humor. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn, laugh and get into sharp all at the same time. She is always on time and can work around any complex schedule." - J. M.
"Since beginning my training with Heather back in May, I've gone from a sz.14 to a sz 10. I've lost 3ins from my bottom, 4 ins around my waist, and my bra sz from 38 to 34. Heather is very motivating and encouraging; she's truly inspired me to remain on the road to health and a nutritional lifestyle." - A. K.
"Great trainer who is very knowledgeable and fun to be around." - A. M.
"I love Jo, she cares, and is so patient, yet encourages me to give my workout my all. I've learned a lot from her and well as feel empowered to continue with my exercise goals. Thank YOU!!" - A. L.
"I don't normally sweat, but with you no matter how long we work out, I always sweat."
"I enjoyed working with Heather because I knew I could look forward to fun and a much harder workout than I'd do on my own. She has a very intimidating way of helping you push your own limits - with undeniable results."
"I'm a retired 53 year old woman. I have had a difficult time finding a comfortable workout routine due to medical conditions…Heather has worked so carefully to create an exercise program that challenges me without causing a flare in my pain level… No matter what your fitness goal, I am certain that Heather will be more than able to help you get there."