Brenda holds a Personal Trainer Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as a Lifestyle and Weight Management Certification from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Born and raised in the Santa Clara Valley and an avid nature lover, she enjoys cardiovascular and weight training, bicycling, hiking in the mountains and snow shoeing in the Tahoe forest preserve. Brenda personally achieved a 65-lb. weight loss and has maintained her healthier weight for over 13 years. Her life's passion now is helping others become fit and healthy as a means of truly living life to its fullest. Brenda's clients appreciate her compassionate nature and ability to relate to the difficulties associated with weight loss and beginning fitness. Brenda's philosophy about fitness is simple: "It's never too late to get in shape!" She is so pleased to offer a team of outstanding certified personal trainers, and can help you choose which trainer will be perfect for you. Brenda's focus now is matching new clients to top-notch trainers selected especially for them from a team of twelve seasoned nationally certified and/or degreed personal trainers and private yoga instructors. This team is comprised of an array of specialties including prenatal/postpartum clients, older adults, baby boomers, kettlebells, plyometric, post-rehab, sports specific and mind/body training in eclectic yoga, therapeutic yoga and chigong. ... read more.