OUR TEAM

MEET OUR FLEXXPERTS

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FLEXX Studios Burlingame

ANNABELLE

Owner / Manager

Hello, and welcome to the day you discovered a fitness solution that changes your life. My name is Annabelle, and I’m a wife, mama of two and a former financial services exec who’s always had a passion around fitness as a lifestyle. I wanted to create something that was unique from all the studios I’ve attended over the years, something that not only would provide amazing workouts, but a sense of community, serenity and a place everyone would look forward to coming to. I wanted this studio to be what our clients look forward to the most in their day, where they check everything at the door and are greeted with smiles, get an amazing workout and leave feeling like they are on top of the world!

 

We are a one-stop shop for core AND cardio (Reformer Pilates, TRX, Kickboxing, Strength Training, Bootcamp, Yoga, Cardio Barre & more!). FLEXX Studios is the place that will give you the variety you need to maximize your time, money and fitness goals! Welcome to our FLEXXfam!

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CAROLINE

Trainer / Instructor

Caroline is a NASM certified fitness professional and all-around athlete (specializing in boxing and basketball!) with a passion for helping people believe in themselves to push past their limits. She believes the key to a long-lasting relationship with fitness is a motivating community and a desire to continually challenge yourself and learn new skills. Her love for fitness started with basketball at a very young age (a sport she still plays to this day!). After an ACL tear during her last basketball season, the intense physical therapy inspired a fascination with biomechanics — and just the amazing ways our bodies can move. The rest is history! From HIIT training to strength, to boxing, barre, and dance parties in her living room, Caroline loves to challenge herself and have fun! Ultimately, she wants to help people find joy in the exploration of movement to keep strong, healthy and happy.

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BO

Trainer / Instructor

Bo is a high energy fitness instructor teaching boot camp and small group classes. He has been personal training clients for over 10 years and has training credentials through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Exercising is an activity he truly enjoys which is apparent when you take any of his challenging classes. Being able to share his passion for health and fitness with others is one of the most rewarding feelings he has ever felt. As an athlete, Bo has always pushed himself to be the best. The goals he’s accomplished through being disciplined and dedicated to fitness has impacted his life forever. It is that same impact that drives Bo to help make others’ lives better!

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KERSTIN

Trainer / Instructor

Kerstin is a Comprehensive Certified Pilates and Yoga instructor. Furthermore, she teaches kids movement, dance and fitness classes to children at multiple schools around the Bay Area. Kerstin teaches from the heart and truly believes through intentional movement we can create a union between our mind and body connection. Kerstin's classes are influenced by her current and past teachers, experiences in life and other disciplines from which she draws inspiration, all of which have illuminated her path. She has been a mover and a shaker of her body since she was a young child. A life long learner, dancer, adventurer and teacher who seeks to bring out the positive and best in her students while lengthening, strengthening, creating body awareness, as well as mobility and flexibility. Kerstin is a forever student and passionate teacher who can't wait to FLEXX with you!

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KIMMY

Trainer/Instructor

Kimmy has been an inspiring and motivating Manager for our Front Desk Team and an Ambassador for our Studio for years! Now a nurse, Kimmy has a full time job nursing but still teaching Kickboxing and involved in Marketing at FLEXX! Kimmy has been an athlete her whole life specifically focused in competitive cheerleading. During her years of cheerleading she learned that good things come to those who sweat!! She was a competative cheerleader all throughout high school and into junior college. She has been kickboxing for the past three years and says its “her new found passion and she feels empowered when taking our kickboxing classes." This feeling of empowerment, strength and confidence is what she hopes everyone who attends her class leaves with. Her cardio/strength classes are challenging, dynamic and the perfect combination of hard work and fun! You’ve seen her smile at the studio now come see her be a rockstar radiating her sparkle through her high energy classes!!

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MARI

Trainer/Instructor

Mari’s background as a Yoga and meditation teacher and well-being coach gives her a strong background of the connection of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Her classes are designed with intention to restore and harmonize all these aspects while providing a good physical challenge.

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NERRISA

Trainer/Instructor

Nerrisa is our newest FLEXXpert to join our team! We are so excited to have her on board teaching our FLEXXformer XX classes! 

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ADRIENNE

Master Pilates Instructor & Trainer

Adrienne has always been drawn to an active lifestyle, so it is no surprise that she found herself fully immersed in the world of fitness.  As a well-known Pilates instructor, Adrienne brings a dynamic energy to her classes and she thrives to create classes that are challenging and results driven.

Adrienne has been motivating, inspiring and helping clients embark on their own fitness journey for twenty years.  You can find her teaching in all studios at FLEXX!

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SHELBY

Trainer / Instructor

Shelby is a California native growing up in Long Beach. She received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Wellness from Arizona State University. It was while living in Phoenix where she was introduced to Pilates and immediately knew this would become her passion. Shelby believes Pilates is a continuous stage of growth. She enjoys helping clients build strength, increase flexibility, and develop a mind-body connection in their practice. She enjoys finding creative ways to help clients move their bodies while focusing on proper alignment. It is her belief that Pilates is for everybody! 

 

Shelby is a mother and found Pilates to be extremely beneficial in the preparation for her daughters arrival. Her certification and own experience makes her qualified to teach prenatal and postpartum Pilates. 

 

She is passionate in helping support clients to reach their fitness goals & improving their quality of life. In a class with Shelby you should expect to feel challenged while focusing on the Principles of Pilates. 

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NATASHA

Trainer / Instructor

Ignited with a passion for health and fitness, Natasha started her Pilates journey in 2001 taking Classic instruction and found herself in love!  Along the way she has taught Spinning and weight training starting at USF. Once Natasha discovered FLEXX Studios, she found herself unable to stay away.   She knew, at once, the FLEXX Method Certification was for her! More recently Natasha obtained her Classic Reformer Certification from CSM. Natasha also works as a Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, helping individuals to obtain their Nutrition goals.

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EDDIE

Trainer / Instructor

Eddie Erfe,  BASI Pilates instructor. Her background stems from Aerial Suspension, Fitness, Yoga and Martial Arts.

Eddie's philosophy is that movement results in one being able to move better whatever the end goal might be. She considers it a great opportunity to share, with those who seek to learn more about their bodies, while developing themselves to become more fit and better for it. When away from the movement arts, she is an outdoor enthusiast, an adventure and joy seeker when out traveling.

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LEAH

Trainer/Instructor

Leah is a seasoned group fitness instructor specializing in cardio kickboxing. Her fitness journey started 20 years ago when her and her daughter enrolled in karate classes just for fun. Martial arts has since become a passion and a lifelong journey for Leah. She subsequently started teaching kickboxing at the dojo and became Tae Bo® Certified under Billy Blanks. Over the years, she honed her skills in boxing techniques, cardio and strength exercises (including HIIT and boot camp style conditioning). Leah also holds the rank of Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Shorin-ryu karate.

Through years of physical training, certification classes and personal education, Leah has come to understand body dynamics and efficiency of movement. She believes life is about making the most of the present, so when you come in to train she makes sure your time is well spent!

Physical training has changed Leah's life for the better so it is so rewarding to be able to share these joys with everyone at FLEXX, either as an instructor or in class with you. Leah is personally invested in seeing each one of you reach your fitness goals.

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EVA

Trainer/Instructor

Eva has been teaching classic reformer pilates classes for years. She delivers a safe and effective workout leaving everyone in class feeling challenged and at their best every class she teaches! Enjoy her in our FLEXFORMER Classic classes as well as in private and semi-private training!

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MICHAEL

Front Desk Manager

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DAISY

Front Desk Sales Associate