Stephanie McFarland

Fitness Director, Level 4 Personal Trainer

Education: B.A. Miami University


  • American Council of Exercise-Certified Personal Trainer
  • MAT Upper Body Jumpstart/MAT Lower Extremity Jumpstart
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED
  • American Council of Exercise-Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
  • Spinning Instructor Certified STAR LVL 1
  • Bender Barre Method Certified Instructor
    Stephanie has a diverse background in fitness with a focus on recreational sports.  She is active in equestrian sports and holds advanced belts in TaeKwonDo and Kajukenpo Karate.  She enjoys running and outdoor activities.
    Specialties: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, General Fitness and Conditioning
Kirk Willig

Lead Trainer, Level 4 Personal Trainer

Education: Hanover College, B.A. in Exercise Physiology

  • ACE- Certified Personal Trainer
  • Red Cross CPR/AED
  • Competitive Long Jumper with USA Track & Field
  • High Performance Training for Sports
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Resistance Training Specialist, Cadaver Anatomy & Biomechanics
Specialties: Speed /Agility Training, Sport Specific Training, Injury Rehabilitation & Prevention, General Fitness and Conditioning

Patrick Harner

Level 4 Personal Trainer

Education: B.A. Colby College

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Red Cross CPR/AED, First Aid
  • Resistance Training Specialist
  • Resistance Training Specialist, Master Candidate
  • Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Jumpstart Certified
  • Spartan SGX Coach
  • ACE Health Coach
Specialties: Customized Personal Training, Post-Rehabilitation Exercise, Athlete Injury Prevention/Tune-ups, Mindful Exercise, Exercise Troubleshooting. Fitness Blog-

Laurie Lefton

Level 3 Personal Trainer

Education: B.S. in Exercise Science, The Ohio State University


  • AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Red Cross CPR/AED

Laurie's past experience includes cardiac and orthopedic rehabilitation, personal training, fitness instruction, water aerobic instruction and retail management with Nordic Track. Laurie has taken Wellness Coaching classes to help guide her clients with making and sustaining positive lifestyle changes based on individual goals. 

Specialties: General Fitness, Personal Training, Small Group Training, Boot Camp Training, Girls On Weights teen training, Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management.

Michael Kohlhause

Level 4 Personal Trainer

Education: B. S. in Exercise Science, Ball State University; A.S. Sports Medicine & Athletic Training, Vincennes University


  •  ACE Certified, Personal Trainer
  • Red Cross, CPR/AED
  • MAT Upper Body Jumpstart
  • RTS 123
Specialties: Weight Loss, General Fitness, Sports Conditioning

Karl Daniels

Level 4 Personal Trainer

Education: Ohio University, B.S. in Sports Science, Collegiate Track & Field Athlete

  • ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer (Pending)
  • Two-time divisional champion track and field coach for boy's and girl's high school teams.
  • Named South Eastern Ohio Track Coaches Association "Coach of the Year" for division III
  • Internships: UCLA School of Medicine, Cal Ripken Jr. Sports Training Clinic, Musaccio Chiropractic, HealthSouth Physical Therapy

    Karl has more than 5 years of training experience and is a tremendous resource of knowledge and an eye for detail.  He competed as a four sport varsity athlete in high school and track and field at Ohio University.  Karl has a great ability to meet you where you are, partner with you with customized training methods to help you along to meet your goals.  He says, "I am 100% committed to you, as long as you are 100% committed yourself. 

    Specialties: Management of ADD/ADHD Symptoms with exercise, Diabetes Managment, General Fitness, Youth Athletic Development and Speed and Agility.

Arra Bella Rose

Ballroom Dance Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Thai Massage

Education: Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (Ballet and Acting), American Musical and Dramatic Academy Hollywood (Film & Theater, Acting, Dance, Voice & Stage Combat), Cincinnati Music Academy (Music, Voice, Acting)


  • Ballroom Dance, Pending DVIDA
  • Yoga
  • Thai Yoga Massage
  • Reiki Certified
Arra is an accomplished dancer and teacher having trained in ballet at CCM and taught American Style Ballroom Dance at Arthur Murray and Fred Astaire Dance Studios.  She is certified in Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage by the Cincinnati Yoga School with additional training in Thailand. Arra spent five years in Hollywood as an actress and dancer and is trained in American Style Ballroom Dance, Ballet, and Belly Dancing.  Other interests include photography, which she exhibits at Five Seasons.

Alex Harpring
Level 1 Personal Trainer

Education: Health Education (Fitness & Exercise), University of Cincinnati

  • ACE Certifed Personal Trainer
  • Red Cross CPR/AED, First Aid
Specialties: Youth Training, Athlete Performance, Sports Training, Injury Prevention, Strength Training, Group Fitness, and General Fitness Training












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