Fitness Monitor
Sarai Rojas
Zumba Instructor
Jessica Bailey
Jessica lives in La Quinta, CA and has been a ZIN™ Member since August 2010. She is a licensed Zumba instructor and Zumba in Circuit. She absolutely loves teaching Zumba classes; to her every class feels like a party.
Fitness Instructor
LeAnn Brightwell
LeAnn has been a certified practitioner of the Feldenkrais method since 1982. She teaches group classes and is a licensed minister from the Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness. In her spare time, LeAnn likes to sing and dance professionally as well as model. One of her passions is to decorate homes and businesses during the holiday season.
Yoga Instructor
Brittany Dixon
Brittany is extremely passionate about healthy living and enjoys sharing with others. When she realized she wanted to have yoga be her lifestyle, she traveled to Rishikesh, India too deepen her knowledge and personal practice. She is an internationally certified yoga instructor, SomaVeda Thai yoga therapy practitioner, AFAA group fitness instructor and a Zumba fitness instructor as well. Prior to her current lifestyle, she designed jewelry and apparel for Claire's boutiques as well as BCBG Max Azaria. She is an alumni of the Principal Dancer Kenyetta Dance company and a solo world traveler.
Massage Therapist
Gabriela Fetes
Gabriela is experienced in sports, deep tissue, prenatal, Swedish, cranial sacral, hot stone and reflexology. She became a United States citizen in 2006 and worked many years as a personal assistant as well as in-home healthcare. In her spare time, she loves to teach dance for both children and adults.
Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Elise Goldner
Elise has over 20 years of experience as an international personal trainer, such as sports trainer, strength training, senior fitness and balance, amputee and functional fitness, yoga and meditation. Her accomplishements include certifications in personal training, yoga, Pilates, aqua speedo, spinning mad dog, aroma touch, and Reiki Master. Personal accomplishments. She is oringally from the United Kingdom, having relocated her family to California.
Fitness Instructor
Marcia Harp
Marcia is a fitness and dance instructor specializing in correcting posture, increasing strength and flexibility. She has a Masters degree in Physical Education and Dance. Marcia has prior experience as an instructor in college, private studios and highend fitness clubs. Personal accomplishments include award-winning performer and choreographer, motivational speaker and world champion athlete.
Personal Trainer & Instructor
Julie Henley
Julie began as a Personal Trainer and Instructor at The Lakes in 2019. Her focus is increasing range of motion along with elevating the heart rate and obtaining functional strength in every class. She is a certified group instructor, personal trainer and holds a B.S. in Behavioral Science.
Massage Therapist
Rosanna Matusik
Rosanna has nearly 20 years of experience and improving people’s well-being through massage therapy has always been her passion. She specializes in deep tissue, joint mobilization, Swedish, prenatal and Chinese cupping massage techniques. Rosanna is originally from Poland, but has lived in the Coachella Valley for over eight years since relocating from the Los Angeles area. She has been involved in massage therapy in her native country since her early 20's. After her move to the U.S., she completed her California Certification at IPSB (Institute of Psych-Structural Balancing) in Culver City and obtained a massage license. She worked at a chiropractic office for five years, followed by two years at the Wellness Center. Upon her move to the Coachella Valley she worked at Toscana Country Club and in 2011 she began working at The Lakes . She is looking forward to meeting Lakes' members and providing them with excellent massage therapy services.
Golf Pilates Instructor
Bill Nelson
Bill Nelson teaches Pilates, Aqua Fitness, and Yoga classes. He also is a Personal Trainer and Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST). Bill has trained with Integral Yoga (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Teacher Trainings, Yogaville, VA and NYC), Balanced Body (Pilates Reformer, Chair, Cadillac, Ladder Barrel and Mat, Palm Desert), Aqua Fitness (Teacher and Teacher Trainer, U.S. Water Fitness Association, Indian Wells), Fascial Stretch Therapy (Stretch to Win Institute, Chandler, AZ). He also has advanced degrees from Georgetown University and George Washington University. He has lived in the desert over 12 years and has been with The Lakes since 2015.
Massage Therapist
Stan Remi
Stan has trained in both Europe and USA working for 25 years in physical therapy, pain control, spa and clients homes in places such as Marina Del Ray, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Scottsdale and Palm Desert. He has worked with variety of clients including movie stars, doctors, professional athletes and most people with pain problems to include back, shoulders and knees. Since 2006, he has worked as an official massage therapist at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. He specializes in sports massage with stretching for golf and tennis players as well as medical massages. Extra skills include precision neuromuscular therapy, water exercise and personal training for people with medical problems post physical therapy sessions. He enjoys sailing, hiking, mountain climbing, scuba diving and outdoor activities.
Facial Therapist
Sherry Rhodes
Sherry is a licensed aesthetician customizing in skincare treatments to individual needs such as peels and acne. She holds certifications in Califronia, Nevada and Ohio as a aesthetician. She is certified as a microblading artist as well as a makeup artist. Sherry is a devoted mother and grandmother. She has held careers in beauty, fashion and interior design with Stephen Minister Certified Floral Designer.
Kerri Shingledecker
Kerri has one-on-one experience is personal training, individual program design, rehabilitation, nutritional coaching and weight management. She specializes in functional movement for the mature adult. Kerri holds certifications with International Sports Science Association, Functional Aging Institute, National Federation of Personal Trainers and IFA International Sports Association. She is Sports Nutrition certified, a certified Functional Aging Specialist, a Personal Trainer & Nutrition Specialist as well as a Functional and Corrective Movement Specialist.