Pittsburgh
Ross Park Mall

Brad Tobias

Cross Fit Mt. Lebanon

Director of Training/Coach and Co-owner of CrossFit Mt. Labanon, his passion about CrossFit, Exercise and Human Movement is what has woken him up at 5:00 am every morning for the past 4 years. It's this dedication and commitment to each athlete's advancement, whether a beginner or a CrossFit Games competitor, that makes training under Brad unique. He has the ability to make every athlete believe in themselves, while also motivating them to go beyond what they think is possible.... way beyond! A Marine and an Iraq war veteran, Brad holds the following CrossFit Certifications: Level 1 Trainer, Gymnastics, Strongman, Kettlebell, Rowing, Endurance, Olympic Lifting, and Mobility. Brad is also the Coach to CrossFit Games Competitor Anna Tunnicliffe. Read the profile >>

Joanna Amelio

The Dailey Method - Wexford

Graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in pre-med and psychology, Joanna Amelio has always had a fascination with the workings of the human mind and body. After college, she thrived in Chicago for 11 years – first as a computer consultant and then as the founder of/designer in a custom wedding gown and accessory company. All the while, this lifelong fitness enthusiast maintained her pursuit of a targeted exercise regimen that was both physically challenging and mentally stimulating -- Enter The Dailey Method. After moving back to her native Pittsburgh, it was clear that her home town and this ideal workout just had to meet. Joanna is thrilled the people of western Pennsylvania have joined her with the same enthusiasm to experience the transformation of mind, body,... Read the profile >>

LA (Lee Anne) Finfinger

South Hills Power Yoga

LA took her first heated power yoga class on the advice of a teacher at a local gym. Not a life-long athlete, LA was surprised at how quickly she learned to love the way yoga makes her feel and hasn’t stopped practicing since. She is in awe of the way the practice has empowered her to become both an athlete and someone with a more quiet mind. LA has 200 hours of power vinyasa yoga training with a local Pittsburgh power yoga studio and is currently advancing her teaching through study with Elena Brower in New York City at Virayoga’s advanced teacher training on the “Art of Attention”. She includes Bryan Kest, Kathryn Budig, and Elena Brower among her biggest influences as a vinyasa yoga teacher. LA is honored and driven to teach inspired power yoga. Her classes are lit with... Read the profile >>

Sally Sherman

Sally Sherman is a dancer, triathlete, yogi and educator in Pittsburgh, PA. Sally holds a B.A. in Dance, an M.Ed. in Teaching, and an M.S. in Exercise Science. After years of overtraining as a dancer and dance teaching artist, yoga in a heated room became a beautiful way to heal a damaged body and spirit. Little did she know, yoga was going to transform her life and help her to make everything possible. She is a now a certified Baptiste instructor and has assisted in trainings for Baron Baptiste and Amazing Yoga. Still dancing, she continues to perform her own choreography in the Pittsburgh region and beyond. She serves as a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh and at Grove City College where she teaches courses in Dance, Yoga and Exercise Science. Sally is a 2nd year Ph.D.... Read the profile >>

Wendy Foster Elliott

Salt Power Yoga

The more I learn about yoga, the more truly magical it becomes for me. Underneath the very physical edge of sweat, muscles, breath and strength moves a deep and energizing ocean of what, for me, is extraordinarily spiritual: a compassion, an interconnectedness, a way of being. Yoga has brought me deep faith in the human spirit and the divine energy that links us. Yoga moves me. Fueling this faith is the tremendous sense of community I find in yoga. I learn from each interaction I have with practitioners and am nourished watching students grow in this practice. After my first 200 hours, for which I am truly grateful, I have had the opportunity to practice and train with many awesome yoga communities. including Charleston Power Yoga, Forever OM in Illinois, Bliss Yoga in Cayman and... Read the profile >>