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Chief Creative Officer
Certifications: ACE
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2006 (and earlier!)
Instagram: @tanyabeckerp57
My mantra: “Wear life like a loose garment.”
My fuel: Kale salad w/egg + lentils or any KIND bar
The age when I started performing: 3 yrs old
Proudest moments: Giving birth to twins and starting Physique 57
Favorite dance gig: Performing in a beautiful resort town in Japan for 6 months

Tanya Becker

Executive Director of Global Talent and Training
Certifications: AFAA, Pilates, Perinatal Specialist
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2008
Instagram: @aliciaweihl
My mantra: “Work out because you love your body, not in order to love your body.”
Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide waterski
My fuel: Coffee by day, wine by night.
Proudest moments: Witnessing my son and daughter demonstrate acts of kindness.

 

Alicia Weihl

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2016
Instagram: @dbcoleman
Personal mantra: Give more than you get.
Motivational quote: “Rock bottom is a beautiful place to start.”
Cheat meal: The East Coaster in me is always on the lookout for a good slice of pizza on the West Coast!
Favorite move: Thigh dancing for the win: party on top, business on the bottom!
Heroine act: Volunteering monthly for the Trevor Project helping LGBTQ youth in crisis.

Danielle Coleman

Certifications: Yoga 200-hour
Instagram: @andreacolabufo
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2017
My personal mantra: Coffee first!
Favorite Physique 57 position: Waterski, but I love a good Wide Second.
Favorite dance gig: I was a back up dancer for Fetty Wap.

 

 

Andrea Colabufo

Master Trainer
Fitness mantra: Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it.
Inspiration: My mom, who is also my hero.
Motivational quote: The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has been before.
Cheat meal: All Indian sweets!
If I wasn’t an instructor: I would be a Rockstar (I also would need to take some music lessons, but I’d totally be one).

Anisha Shah

Physique 57 Trainer Since 2019
Personal Mantra: Have courage and be Kind.
My fuel:I’m a big smoothie gal, so a healthy blend of mixed greens and fruit get me through.
Perfect Day Off:Coffee in one hand paired with a sunny day in Central Park.
Favorite Physique 57 move:Waterski
Heroic Moment: Running a half marathon with Team in Training, raising $4,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. e.
Ariana Dresner

Motivational quote: Nothing great ever happened without enthusiasm, so get excited!
Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide waterski. Not only does it work your thighs, calves, and back, it’s also a blast when you shake your hips!
Playlist: A class with me at Physique 57 is also known as “Club Ariel.” You will hear a mix of throwback and latest tunes that make you wanna move, shake, squeeze and pulse. Hip hop, party rock, and club hits!

ARIEL AZARIAN

Master Trainer
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2016
Instagram: @ashleapotts
Personal Mantra: “Pour yourself a drink. Put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” – Elizabeth Taylor 
Playlist: I’m from the “dirty south” so I love hip hop music. I truly love all genres of music. If it has a good beat, you’ll probably hear it in class!
Cheat Meal: A Cheeseburger and ice cream. That’s right. I said “AND” not “OR”.

Ashlea Potts

Physique 57 Trainer Since 2019
Personal Mantra: Make things better if you can; accept them if you can’t.
My fuel:Meal bar with almond milk.
Perfect Day Off:Picnic in the park with my babe. Good food, good wine, and a great conversation.
Favorite Physique 57 move:Flatback Chair
Cheat Meal: Fudge ripple ice cream, strawberry cake, baked ziti… there are many, many options.

Ashley Johnson

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2017
Instagram: @brooke_nay
Cheat meal: Coffee ice cream, bagels, and ALL of the chocolate
Favorite Physique 57 position: Rocking chair. Oh, and thigh dancing of course!
Playlist: I LOVE pop and hip hop music- it just makes me want to dance! Expect Drake and Britney Spears to pop up often in my playlists.
Perfect day off: Warm sunshine, iced latte, yummy food, and a good book

Brooke Naylor

Physique 57 Trainer Since 2019
Instagram: @k_sea_brown
My fuel: Bulletproof matcha
Playlist: Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Whitney Houston
Favorite Physique 57 move: The Deli Slicer
Proudest Moment: Watching my nieces grow up

Casey Brown

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