About Me

I am a recent graduate of the dual Master's program at San Diego State University in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences, as well as the Fitness Lead at the Aztec Recreation Center. Some of the career goals that I wish to accomplish as a result include nutritional education outreach, in adu... more less
Profession
Expertise
Degrees
BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, The University of Arizona
Master's Degree Exercise Physiology, San Diego State University
Master's Degree Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University
Minor Mathematics, The University of Arizona
Minor Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona
Minor Physiology, The University of Arizona
Years Experience
5-6 years
ACE - Group Fitness Instructor
Verified
NCSF - Certified Personal Trainer Credential
Verified
Beachbody - PIYO
Verified
Beachbody - Turbo Kick
Verified
Spinning - Certified Spinning Instructor (STAR 1)
Verified
Beachbody - Insanity
Pending Verification
Les Mills - BODYATTACK® Qualified
Pending Verification
PB11 - Turbo Kick Instructor Training
Pending Verification
Zumba® - Zumba® Basic 1
Not Verified
Zumba® - Zumba® Basic 2
Not Verified
AFAA - Group Exercise Certification
Agency Unavailable
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
American Heart Association Heart Saver AED
Not Insured

Liana's Locations

Chuze Fitness Mission Valley - Trainer/Instructor
1233 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108
9550 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA 92126
24 Hour Fitness - Trainer/Instructor
6348 College Grove Way #109, San Diego, CA 92115
24 Hour Fitness - La Mesa - Trainer/Instructor
3633 Avocado Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91941-7337
4971 Clairemont Dr Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2785
Fitness Unlimited - Trainer/Instructor
2510 S Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
Aztec Recreation Center - Trainer/Instructor
San Diego State University 55th Street, San Diego, CA 92182
Platinum Fitness - Trainer/Instructor
7315 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AR 85704
Platinum Fitness - Trainer/Instructor
5851 E. Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85712
1400 E. 6th St., Tucson, AZ 85721
Chuze Fitness - Trainer/Instructor
4730 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
Ms Fit Health Clubs - Trainer/Instructor
7788 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710-1606

Additional Information

Rate
$20.00 / hr
Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Checks, Cashier's Check
Awards & Accomplishments
Wildcat Excellence Scholarship, University of Arizona
Georgia Fischer Scholarship Endowment Fund, University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
1st Place Customer Service Award (Aztec Recreation Center)
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Russian
Gender
Female
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Client Reviews/Comments

8 reviews
Ellie Janco
On Aug 20, 2012
I took Liana's TurboKick and Zumba classes for about a year. She is a fantastic instructor that gives great energy, making the class participants more motivated to give 100% during the workouts. What takes Liana from being a great to spectacular instructor is how she teaches. She articulates each move verbally and physically with such precision that any level of fitness can understand and follow to get the ultimate workout. She is a person that doesn't show you how to change your lifestyle with exercise, but more of a motivation to want to change your lifestyle.
Heidi Brent
On Aug 12, 2012
I had the pleasure of private and group at home classes with Liana and they were just what we wanted. She was able to quickly assess each one's individual abilities and adapt exercises to our needs. We got a personalized, yet thorough workout! I have been to Zumba classes where I had no clue what was going on, but Liana provides clear instructions and keeps everyone involved.
Robin White
On Aug 06, 2012
Liana will be sorely missed at Platinum gym. I have been taking turbo kick from her for at least a year and she is amazing! She gets to know each of us and offers great options for many different levels of fitness. I totally agree with Josh- she works you hard and yet you come away from her classes smiling. We will miss you Liana!

Robin
Ashley Williams
On Aug 04, 2012
Liana is a very dedicated fitness instructor. She is always willing to help patrons out with any questions that they have and makes herself available to the best of her ability. When taking her classes, I most enjoy her knowledge of fitness, which she shares with the class, as well as her encouragement. It is easy to see Liana's passion for fitness; her enthusiasm is contagious.
Josh Brent
On Aug 01, 2012
I have felt lost and frustrated in group fitness classes before, but that is never the case in Liana's classes. She keeps it active and engaging, so I'm never confused, but also never bored. Before long, I find myself dripping with sweat with a huge smile on my face. Liana really makes a personal conection with the people that attend her class. She's terrific!
Lynne Hudson
On Jul 31, 2012
I have taken Liana's Turbo Kick classes at Platinum Fitness and find her to be an exceptional instructor. The choreography she uses is "dancy" and really fun and she is always on time to the music and keeping you informed of the next moves before they happen. I love to dance so she fills my needs perfectly and helps me to move to the music that much better. I will really miss her workouts and there is nothing like it to fill the void. Thanks Liana and Good Luck with the wedding and your new life in San Diego!
yu-min chiu
On Jul 29, 2012
Liana is an inspiration for me—look at her six-pack! She is full of energy and always encourages you to do more. Her class is also lots of fun-- great music and choreography. I get a blast in her class and easily burn tons of calories. Want to be fit? Her class is a great solution!
Nicole De La O
On Jul 29, 2012
I have been going to Liana's Zumba classes for quite some time now and have nothing but awesome things to say about it. Her classes are lively and upbeat and I love the toning that she adds to class each week. She greats you when you walk in and makes sure to explain all the different modifications that you can use in class to make sure you are getting the workout you want to achieve. With her help, I have managed to keep off 30 pounds during my college career and have fun doing it. Thanks, Liana! You will be missed here in Tucson!

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