Personal trainers with special expertise.

Trainers come in as many styles as the bodies they train. We can help you find the perfect match from our roster of elite specialists.

Let's take time to find someone you connect with.

Your relationship with your personal trainer, is by nature, a very personal matter. You know the type of instruction and expertise you need, and what kind of personality you work best with. We're here to guide you in the right direction, based on your personal goals and physical requirements. The Preserve has some of the top trainers in Houston. Once you're set, you and your trainer can take it from there, creating your own schedule and workouts as you see fit.

Hayley Bowen

Yoga Instructor

Hayley Bowen

Yoga Instructor

Hayley has been teaching yoga since 2015 and has been a practitioner since 2011.  Her practice first developed in college to help battle stress and anxiety, but then I realized a deep passion that asked me to become more engaged with yoga. Through her years of experience, Hayley has developed a style that focuses on challenging her students to discover new asanas, and creative ways to get their bodies to morph into prescribed poses.  She love binds, balances, and inversions, and seeing her students leave her classes with a sense of achievement and motivation to come back to the mat.

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Ariel Buffum

Pilates Instructor

Ariel Buffum

Pilates Instructor

This Pilates instructor draws on her 14 plus years in the industry and her personal athletic en-devours. Her integrated approach focuses on core strength, flexibility, and correcting muscle imbalances to help you move and feel better.

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Erik Brodie

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Erik Brodie

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

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Jason Crawford

Personal Trainer

Jason Crawford

Personal Trainer

This energetic trainer is a student of fitness. He embraces new concepts, even if they take clients or the amateur and professional athletes he’s worked with out of their comfort zones.

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Archie Elliott

Personal Training

Archie Elliott

Personal Training

Call him Ace. This former three-sport athlete brings a great nickname, compassion, knowledge of different training styles, and the ability to tailor programs to the unique needs of his clients.

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Darius Fulghum

Personal Trainer

Darius Fulghum

Personal Trainer

Darius is our local boxing expert and a 2018 National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion!  

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Vic Gelsomino

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Vic Gelsomino

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

This experienced and motivating trainer draws on his love for film and action to create unique and challenging exercises. He’s especially fond of including routines inspired by boxing and stunt work.

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Brandon Jett

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Brandon Jett

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Brandon has been a personal trainer for the past 18 years.  He specializes in weight loss, strength and conditioning, MMA conditioning, and kickboxing.  Brandon will show you that with hard work, teamwork and an understanding of how to incorporate fitness into everyday life, any goal can be achieved.  

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Jared Jinkerson

Group X and Cycle Instructor

Jared Jinkerson

Group X and Cycle Instructor

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Jerry Jones

Pilates, Cycling, and Group X Instructor

Jerry Jones

Pilates, Cycling, and Group X Instructor

Jerry’s athleticism and willingness to try new things add fun challenges to his classes. But what else would you expect from someone who earned a varsity letter for cheerleading in college?

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Shawn Kinsler

Personal Trainer

Shawn Kinsler

Personal Trainer

Shawn is dedicated to building strength and confidence in his clients. He takes the time and care to make sure they understand the reasons and the motivation behind each exercise.

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Nathalie Kosman

Yoga Instructor and Personal Trainer

Nathalie Kosman

Yoga Instructor and Personal Trainer

Nathalie enjoys working with clients no matter how flexible or not they claim to be. She has a talent for reading bodies and understanding how to adapt the practice on an individual and personalized basis.  She will challenge you to push past your own limits, motivate you to conquer your fears, and encourage you to live your life to the absolute fullest.  

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Edgar Lee

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Edgar Lee

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Edgar graduated from The University of Texas and has multiple national certifications.  He has a background in sports performance training and has recently started focusing on gymnastics strength training and calisthenics.  

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Jen Lee

Cycling and Yoga Instructor

Jen Lee

Cycling and Yoga Instructor

Jen’s dedication to yoga has taken her from mountains in Colorado and New Mexico to Buddhist temples in Bali and Thailand. She thrives on helping people of all walks become their best selves.

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Rebecca McColm

Group Exercise Coordinator, Trainer, Instructor

Rebecca McColm

Group Exercise Coordinator, Trainer, Instructor

Marathons, bike races, cross training, and weightlifting have taught this trainer how a healthy lifestyle impacts not only bodies but lives. She’s earned an impressive number of industry certifications along the way.

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Royce Thomas

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Royce Thomas

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

This native Houstonian has a strong background in sports. His focus, especially in his high-intensity interval training (HIIT) classes, is on corrective exercise, athletic training and functional fitness.

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Tara Treleaven

Pilates Instructor

Tara Treleaven

Pilates Instructor

This Registered Dietitian and Certified Pilates Instructor draws on her experience in dance and passion for group fitness to keep her classes fun and engaging. Tara designs classes that are challenging, yet progressive with the Classical Pilates method to reach your goals and greatest potential.

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Courtney West

Personal Trainer

Courtney West

Personal Trainer

Courtney is an International Federation of Bodybuilding professional who encourages clients to maintain a healthy lifestyle inside the gym and out.  An American Council of Sports Medicine trainer with a specialization in exercise oncology Courtney believes that a positive mindset, proper nutrition and innovative workouts are the cornerstones to achieving and maintaining long term results. 

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Carmen Cholopisa

Yoga Instructor

Carmen Cholopisa

Yoga Instructor

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Crystal Cole

Cycling Instructor

Crystal Cole

Cycling Instructor

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Adam Horak

General Manager and Group X Instructor

Adam Horak

General Manager and Group X Instructor

Adam considers fitness a lifestyle. It connects the industry veteran’s love for hiking, surfing, seeking adventure, and traveling with his success as a fitness center owner, author, and public speaker.

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Nicole Hsu

Group X Instructor

Nicole Hsu

Group X Instructor

When she’s not presenting at national fitness conventions, this versatile long-time instructor brings a relentless passion and focus to her classes. And she’s yet to find a fitness class she can’t teach.

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Leslie McKeller

Pilates Instructor

Leslie McKeller

Pilates Instructor

Leslie grew up in ballet schools and pursued an education and dance and human movement at the University of Oklahoma. She is well versed in numerous principles of fitness including; Stott Pilates, Peak Pilates, Cotrone Pilates in addition to her experience as a personal trainer. She believes that physical fitness is unquestionably related to mental health and your overall wellness and Pilates is an essential component of your weekly workout for recovery, rehabilitation and to prevent injury.  

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Jennifer Pena

Pilates Instructor

Jennifer Pena

Pilates Instructor

Jennifer is native Houstonian who has been teaching  since 2012; comprehensively trained by PBTT, and avid learner, she is actively expanding her knowledge for pre and post-natal population participations in Pilates. When not in the studio, she can be found at home with her husband of 14 years and three sons.

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Larry Thraen

Yoga Instructor

Larry Thraen

Yoga Instructor

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