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.

Molly Carter

Owner and Founder

Molly Carter

Owner and Founder

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Adam Horak

General Manager

Adam Horak

General Manager

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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Erik Brodie

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Erik Brodie

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Brodie draws on his sports and bodybuilding background to coach his clients inside and outside of the gym. He teaches basic principals that have proven to be effective to get clients results while keeping each workout creative and fun.

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Jessica Brubaker

Group X and Cycling Instructor

Jessica Brubaker

Group X and Cycling Instructor

Jess is passionate about the health and wellbeing of her clients and views fitness as component of a healthy lifestyle. She brings high energy and empowering playlists that push you to be your best and strongest self. Her goal is to inspire you to push outside your comfort zone, in and out of class while still having plenty of fun!

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LIsa Forger

Group X and Cycle Instructor

LIsa Forger

Group X and Cycle Instructor

Lisa draws upon her dance background to produce high-energy rhythm-based classes. She will be your biggest hype girl and personal cheerleader, leading you to finish each class feeling motivated and accomplished.

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Daniel Griffin

Personal Trainer

Daniel Griffin

Personal Trainer

This 20 year industry veteran draws from a variety of techniques including, Fascial Stretch Therapy and the Optimum Performance Training Model to craft unique, effective programs for his clients. He also has a vast working knowledge of nutrition concepts that are applicable in the "real world".

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Brandon Jett

Personal Trainer

Brandon Jett

Personal Trainer

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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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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Vanessa Kurtz

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Vanessa Kurtz

Personal Trainer and Group X Instructor

Vanessa enjoys working with a range of clients regardless of their starting level of fitness. She takes pride in interacting with the each individual and creating a workout that blends what the client wants with what they need while meeting them at their unique starting point.

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Edgar Lee

Personal Trainer

Edgar Lee

Personal Trainer

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

Trainer, Group X and Pilates Instructor

Rebecca McColm

Trainer, Group X and Pilates 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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Lissa Riley

Pilates Instructor

Lissa Riley

Pilates Instructor

As an industry veteran Lissa has designed programs for a number of franchises out in the world as well as managed teams of instructors. She methodically plans out each workout to stretch each participant to the edge of their comfort zone. No workout is ever the same.

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Katie Hall-Schexnayder

Yoga Instructor

Katie Hall-Schexnayder

Yoga Instructor

Katie believes that a healthy body creates a happy mind. Her style is light, fun, and still challenging. You will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated

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Royce Thomas

Personal Trainer

Royce Thomas

Personal Trainer

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

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Larry Thraen

Yoga Instructor

Larry Thraen

Yoga Instructor

Larry puts the fun into functional in each of his classes. You will find yourself doing moves that empower you to stand a bit taller and walk a bit stronger while smiling in each session. 

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Tara Treleaven

Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor

Tara Treleaven

Personal Trainer and 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, blending Classical and Modern Pilates methods to help you reach your greatest potential.

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Pamela Urcid

Yoga Instructor

Pamela Urcid

Yoga Instructor

Pamela Urcid is trained in Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga, and loves to encourage her students to build a mindful and sustainable yoga practice using a diverse combination of simple and refined asanas (postures) within a proper alignment to ensure a progressive and strong foundation.

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Juliana Bruno

Pilates Instructor

Juliana Bruno

Pilates Instructor

This native Houstonian dancer believes fitness is unquestionably related to mental health and your overall wellness. She prides herself on carefully curating playlists to match the theme and movements of the class so that each client can connect to the class and leave the daily stresses behind.

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Alex Cisneros

Yoga Instructor

Alex Cisneros

Yoga Instructor

Alex's practice balances mindfulness with movement. She takes a slow and steady approach with her clients encouraging them to reach just outside of their comfort zone to create change.

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Crystal Cole

Cycling Instructor

Crystal Cole

Cycling Instructor

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Stephanie McCarrey

Yoga Instructor

Stephanie McCarrey

Yoga Instructor

This Instructor thrives on creating deep connections with people and using fitness to help everyday athletes reach goals they thought were impossible.

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Kathryn Smith

Pilates Instructor

Kathryn Smith

Pilates Instructor

This industry veteran has taught numerous formats to help all types of individuals achieve their fitness goals. She blends the best of each style with contemporary Pilates concepts to create a uniquely satisfying class for her clients.

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Dave Wilkenfeld

Personal Training

Dave Wilkenfeld

Personal Training

The unique skills this innovative, genuine, articulate personal trainer and strength coach gained from owning a small business have helped make him a trusted leader in the fitness industry.

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