6904 Success Stories

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Client: Dawn
To Whom It May Concern: I am writing this on behalf of Linda Semmoud who has been my personal trainer for the last 3 months. When I started training with Linda, I was at the end of a recovery f... more
Traci Before

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Client: Traci
Traci was a dedicated treadmill runner and at home cd workout gal. She was afraid of running outside. After a few months of working with her on the treadmill, I finally was able to convince her to g... more
Jackie Before

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Client: Jackie
In the fall of 2009 at the age of 57 I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. I had lost my balance, had constant hip and leg pain and incredible fatigue. I was given drugs common for MS patients bu... more
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Client: Abcde “Abby” De Coito
“Ever since I started doing Zumba with Katie I have lost 25 pounds so far and I’ve only been doing Zumba for almost four months now. When I first started Zumba I stayed in the back and now... more
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Client: Kathy
Allow me to introduce Kathy Q. She is a 58-year young female who sought out personal training as an avenue to complement a journey she started to lose weight and become healthy. The impetus that start... more
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Client: Emilei Noceti
I'd never thought I would be the one person to say I'm looking forward to working out today. Since I've been working out with Yo, exercise has become a lifestyle for me. I have gained a positive attit... more
Fred Before

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Client: Fred
When Fred first walked into my home studio in June of 2008, he weighed 370 pounds at 5' 8" tall. In May of 2009, he weighed 244 pounds. We only worked together, training with weights, for 30 minutes... more
Via Before

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Client: Via
I love that you asked about success stories....this past week I just said goodbye to my 60th pound...the journey has been so FUN thanks to Zumba! I was introducted to the BZC in Feb 2010. I had atte... more
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Client: Zarby,30
I am a 30 yr. old female in the four months I trained with Steve, I lost over 40 pounds. My energy and strength levels have doubled. Cholesterol levels are down and those nagging back aches are just ... more
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Client: Suzanne 61
I wanted to thank you for all your help in getting me started on an effective work -out program. I was apprehensive about starting at the gym because of my many “issues” such as a history... more
Nicole Before

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Client: Nicole
I found Ilyse Baker’s workouts at Exercise TV ON DEMAND in November 2007. Ilyse helped me loose more than 1 pound a week. My goal was to lose 40 pounds by spring and I did it that with Ilyse&r... more
Lisa Before

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Client: Lisa
When I went away to college I was 145 pounds and wore a size 10. For a 5’6” 18- year- old, I felt that I was an average weight for my height. However, thanks to continuous late night &ld... more
Lori Before

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Client: Lori
To Whom It May Concern: I want to share what an amazing experience it has been to work with Ilyse Baker. She has been instrumental in facilitating my weight loss! But she has done so much more th... more
Aleen Before

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Client: Aleen
Meet Aleen Lodge, a 52 year old mother of 2, a wife, and Vice President of sales and marketing for Grapevine Communications. I met Aleen about 3 months ago and invited her to take my dance classes. ... more
Margaret Before

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Client: Margaret
"I have been training with Heather for about eight months. I couldn't be more pleased with the progress that I have made. She has been responsible for helping me correct imbalances in my body which ... more
Ty Before

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Client: Ty
"I have been working with Heather for the last 15 months - two to three times per week. The results have been amazing: significantly improving my strength and cardiovascular fitness, correcting physic... more
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Client: Katie, 24
With Steve I lost over 40 pounds and reduced my body fat by 12 % in six months. My self esteem was so low when we started. I was buying pants with draw strings. I was so depressed buying a new pair ... more
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Client: Sohila, 45
What I loved about Steves methods is he explains in detail what the program will consist of and what to expect in progress and when. For the first time in six months I can get a full nights sleep, pa... more
Liz 81 Before

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Client: Liz 81
I started with Steve in March 2005. My doctor told me to use resistance training because of my osteoporosis and lose 40 pounds, I also walked with a limp and suffered from lower back pain and had a ch... more
Anastasia Before

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Client: Anastasia
She encouraged me to join the gym’s body challenge competition, which involved “clean eating.” I sheepishly said no the first time, making every excuse I could – I’d let the... more
MJ Before

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Client: MJ
MJ states with my help that she is healther, has more stamina, has a regular workout routine and has changed from a woman's size 2x down to a 14. Now that's what I call success more
Colleen Before

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Client: Colleen
An uninspired, "stuck" post-menopasal woman transformed her life, mind & body after years of on again/off again diets and unstructured fitness regimens. Colleen had pretty much been through the ringer... more
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Client: CK Teoh
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Client: Helen
I saw all these lovely young ladies with supple bodies doing extraordinary contortions on large exexcise balls. That was my inaccurate idea of what pilates is. I am so thankful that I met Heike Y... more
Antoinette Before

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Client: Antoinette
Thank you Teresa!! I've lost 7 pounds!! Yay! more
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Client: John Pritchett ( Movie Sound Producer).
Independent Media Services, Inc. 5114 Balcones Woods #307-157 Austin, TX 78759 Ph 512 345 4895 cell 512 810 8161 To whom ever is in pain and out of shape: This letter is my recommendation o... more
Brenda S. Before

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Client: Brenda S.
Brenda is a 60 yr old client that listen to everything we told her and she cleaned up her eating and did her cardio homework and trained hard and in just over 1 year lost 100 lbs. after that she co... more
Melissa Before

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Client: Melissa
Gill: Thanks again for a great workshop! It truly exceeded my expectations. I feel fortnate to have met and worked with you while I was learning ChiRunning. You not only demonstrated admirable ChiR... more
Laura Before

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Client: Laura
Gill: Here is what I experienced today in session 1 on ChiRunning. As a runner interested in a new running style to take me into the future injury free and with hopes of improving my running perf... more
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Client: Bob
". . . my training stays on track. . ." Gill: I wrote this success story and sent it to Danny Dreyer back in January of 1999. Hi Danny: to further validate the impact your book has made on my r... more
Dave Before

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Client: Dave
Gill: My first step toward running a marathon was your ChiRunning lesson in April. At that time I was struggling just to complete a Team NorthShore 8 mile run. From that first lesson and througho... more
Marisa Before

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Client: Marisa
Gill: Because of ChiRunning I was able to overcome and control my breathing while running. With that I accomplished running longer and running the Chicago Distance Classic, a HALF MARATHON. When I... more
Tom Before

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Client: Tom
Gill: ChiRunning, and you, got me off to a great start in running. In the six months since I started using ChiRunning - I can run longer and faster without injury. I put all you taught me to the t... more
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Client: Julia & Bob
Thanks so much for the very helpful ChiRunning class today. My expectations were exceeded and I think I gained a much better understanding of the techniques. It was really cool to have it all fall... more
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Client: Catherine
"I had a great time last Saturday at your class. I knew there was something(s) missing from my running form, but could not put my finger on it. I also read the book, but I think the class really help... more
Marie Before

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Client: Marie
As a 28 year old mother of two, I have been through a lot. I come from a hard working family, but sometimes hard work just isn’t enough. After I gained 40 pounds I wasn’t able to fit into... more
Angie Before

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Client: Angie
Over the past four months, teacher training has worked to brighten my world,beginning with the inside out. I know now that the light that I discovered through this training was always inside of me, bu... more
Amy Before

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Client: Amy
So I went into express tonight to buy a new pair of jeans and I went down a pant size!!! I'm now a 4!!!! I've never been a 4 before! I'm beyond excited and had to share that with you! Thanks for all y... more
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Client: Eugene
My name is Eugene Neal, and I am a personal trainer. I have always been an athlete. When I was training for my first amateur MMA fight, I tore a ligament in my knee call the PCL. I knew that as lon... more
Sara Before

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Client: Sara
Sara started training in April 2009 at over 200 pounds. With 1 son with downs syndrome, and another son with ADHD, she has always put herself last. Her own personal goals and fitness went to the way... more
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Client: Jenny
I was a classic case of “Baby Weight”. I had always been active; I was a collegiate athlete, but after I gained approximately 55 lbs during my second pregnancy I suddenly felt overwhelmed... more
Lee Before

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Client: Lee
Lee was always in the gym. “I just want to stay fit.” he would say. It wasn’t until he took a free session with a personal trainer that he realized that he was in trouble. Being a... more
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Client: Brandon
When Brandon first started training he was fresh out of high school, and looking to enter the ROTC program in college. Fear of being out of shape for military standards, Brandon began training with a... more
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Jackie lost 50 pounds by attending my boot camp and training privately with me. She trained with me three times a week for 15 weeks and got great results! Combined with having a balanced diet, sh... more
Kim Before

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Client: Kim
Kim lost 62 pounds while training with me. We worked together for 6 months and she came to me twice a week. She is thrilled with her results and now has the energy to work out every day. more
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Client: Karen, Certified Financial Planner
As someone that has never found a form of exercise that I liked or would stick to, having Ashleigh as my Pilates instructor has been life altering. Because of my body type, I’m a prime candidate... more
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Client: Lisa, Author
Ashleigh is a fantastic instructor. She knows how to keep me focused when I don't want to focus, how to make me work when I'm feeling lazy, and how to work through my own individual challenges. Pilat... more
Ron, Engineer Before

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Client: Ron, Engineer
Ashleigh has been my Pilates instructor for over a year. I started Pilates as a novice, to improve back posture and general flexibility. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Ashleigh. She is a great... more
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Client: FISAF CZECH REPUBLIC
More than 100 hundred participants in the first BIG DANCE class in this country where dance was one of the main goals for this great convention. Also introducing SANDUNGA the hispanic dance workout t... more
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Client: ASSOCIATION FIGHT AGAINST CANCER - SPAIN
More than 1000 people dancing in the middle of Barcelona for just one reason, to collect money to fight against cancer. First trial, 10 kms running. To end the sport event, one BIG DANCE master clas... more