MEET THE TRAINERS
MEET THE TRAINERS
Born and bred in Koreatown Los Angeles, Danny has always been active. In high school he competed in varsity football, ran the 300m and 110m hurdles in track & field, volleyball, and martial arts.
Danny's expertise in sports performance and strength conditioning has helped athletes improve their speed, power, agility and overall strength. Since 2009, Danny has trained professional athletes, celebrities, youths and everyday people who are wanting to get in shape and perform better.
• NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified Personal Trainer
• NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
• Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Language: English, Korean
Born in South Korea but raised most of his life in New Jersey, Johnny didn't realize his natural athleticism until he got involved with varsity football and wrestling in high school where he was captained in the respective sports. Johnny specializes in strength conditioning, mma workout, and competes in natural body building.
• NASM Certified Personal Trainer
• NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Languages: English, Korean
Ronail is a former collegiate athlete in Track and Field's 400m hurdles and majored in Kinesiology. For the past 6 years, Ronail worked as a personal trainer for Gold's Gym, and also ran bootcamps for his clients. He is currently a high school coach for track and cross country while also training clients full time.
• Northern California and California State Champion in the 400 intermediate hurdles.
• NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Sky moved to Los Angeles to attend USC, and captained the Tae Kwon Do and Wushu martial arts teams. He studied at the Capital Institute of Physical Education in Beijing, China, where he competed internationally in the martial arts and acted in several motion pictures.
Sky Patterson has over 10 years of experience in the martial arts, resistance training, aerobic conditioning and flexibility programming. He firmly believes in the power of motivation and positive thinking to change one’s body and life. He specializes in strength conditioning, sports training, fat loss, flexibility, and stability training.
• NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) Certified Personal Trainer
Languages: English, Mandarin
Mayami received her Masters degree in Physical Therapy from University of Hartford 2007.
Her interest in the physical therapy began based on her own low back injury experience at a young age. Her clinical experience spans 8 years, concentrating on orthopedic manual therapy and sports medicine. She treats the “root-cause” of a client’s problem by utilizing biomechanical assessments. She continues to take various continuing education courses all over the nation to improve her skills and help people get better and move better faster. She enjoys hiking, swimming, skiing, and motorcycle racing.
• Orthopedic Physical Therapy
David is a Los Angeles native with a BS in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic University Pomona. For most of his life David has been involved with soccer as a player, and later coach. He also has experience in cross country, track and field, and Muay Thai. As a personal trainer, David's greatest passion is to help his clients experience the joy that comes with having confidence in one's physical ability and appearance.
Formerly a professional ballet dancer, Regina began her Pilates training at a young age. Pilates helped to maintain her physique at its peak condition while ballet could be extremely demanding on the body and mind. As Regina first-handedly experienced how beneficial Pilates is, not only as a dancer but as an individual living every day life, she decided to dedicate in improving the quality of life for those around her.
Regina believes that our body is like a breathing diary. It stories – what kind of life we had in the past, whom we are now, and what kind of future it could possibly hold. With her keen eye for details and compassionate heart, she wishes to help you write better future journal entries – enhanced and embraced.
• Graduated from Kirov Academy of Ballet (formerly known as Universal Ballet Academy)
• Graduated from UCLA – World Arts and Cultures B.A.
• Certified Pilates from Whole Body Method
• Ballet instructor at Marat Daukayev School of Ballet
Julianna's career in health and fitness began in 2014, when she became an online health coach, hosting clean-eating and fitness transformation challenges. Inspired by her own struggles in health and fitness, Julianna became motivated to guide others to become the best version of themselves by improving daily eating habits, physical mobility, and mindset.
Since then, she has become a Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach through the American Exercise Council (ACE). For the last few years, she has worked closely with a range of clients, from beginners who have never stepped foot in the gym, to more intermediate clients, through one-on-one personal training, semi-private training, and group fitness classes.
Julianna offers a holistic approach to training, because she strongly believes that health and fitness is just as much a mental and emotional journey, as it is physical.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, dancing, and listening to motivational speakers.