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  • 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 moment: Giving birth to twins and starting Physique 57
  • Favorite dance gig: Living in Japan for 6 months performing in a beautiful resort town on the ocean

Tanya Becker

Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Pilates Mat, Pre-Postnatal specialist from The Center for Women’s Fitness

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2008 

Instagram: @aliciaweihl

My mantra: “Work out because you love your body, not in order to love your body.”
Proudest moment: Helping clients find personal empowerment in their efforts and witnessing our incredible instructors as they come into their own as teachers.
Question you wished we asked: What would be your superpower? To be able to fly.

Alicia Weihl

  • Certifications: 500-Hour Yoga, Pilates Mat
  • Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2008 
  • Instagram: @antoniettavicario
  • My mantra: Live each day fully awake with an open, grateful heart.
  • Perfect day off: Snuggling with my boys (hubby and son) in Brooklyn.
  • Proudest moment: When I gave birth to my son, Oliver.
  • Heroine act: Walking through my battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma with grace.


Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2015 

Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide incline chair, feet flexed, wrap it back!
Perfect day off: Beach day. Wine implied.
Hero act: I’ve climbed twenty-four 14,000 ft. peaks in Colorado
Question you wished we asked: If you could exchange your hair for any matter in the known universe, what would you choose? Answer: A Redwood Tree


Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Yoga Works 200-Hour

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2010

Motivational quote: The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.
My fuel: I try to have eggs every morning. Even waking up at 5am for an early morning shift, I always make time for breakfast. The most important and my favorite meal of the day!
Question you wished we asked: What would you do if you won the lottery? Buy my parents a beach house and travel the world! I want to see it all!!!


Certifications: Yoga 200-Hour

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

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2016

Personal Mantra: “Pour yourself a drink. Put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together” – Elizabeth Taylor. 

Cheat Meal: A Cheeseburger and ice cream. that’s right. I said “AND” not “OR”. I always want a glass of wine, the juiciest cheeseburger/french fry situation, and a scoop of ice cream after of long week of eating organic kale. 

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! 

Ashlea Potts

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2017

Cheat meal: Coffee ice cream, bagels, and ALL of the chocolate

My fuel: Oatmeal with peanut butter for breakfast, Bobo’s Oat bars for on-the-go (I guess I really like oats! haha), and lots of fruit, especially bananas.

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! You should except some 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: 2017

My personal mantra: Work Hard. Do good. Be Incredible. – Cheryl Strayed

Cheat meal: A big ole charcuterie plate for one please and thank you!

My fuel: Juice Generation’s Energy Kick smoothie with extra protein!

Favorite Physique 57 position: Love a good deli slicer! 

Playlist: Oh man I love just about all music, but I’d have to put Prince and Beyonce as my top two music loves!

Cecily McCullough

Certifications: NASM

Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2012

Cheat meal: I am a HUGE fan of Gruyere Macaroni and Cheese. I could eat the entire pan!
Favorite Physique 57 position: I am a big fan of our curl series because it involves all parts of abs, stabilization, strength, and power.
Proudest moment: My proudest moment happens every day when I watch my kids come into their own and succeed by following their passions.


Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2012
Instagram: @tilford82
Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide incline chair
Alternate job: …I still think I would have been a great lawyer…but I currently teach tap and jazz dance as well, and I love it.


Motivational quote – Step outside of your comfort zone, that where the magic (and results!) happen

Cheat meal – Definitely pizza. Anything with bread and cheese, really.

My fuel:  If I have time to meal prep: Salad with romaine, cucumber, chicken, and avocado. If I’m on the go, I’ll grab an RX bar or a Simply Protein bar.

Favorite Physique 57 position – Standing deli slicer!

Your heroine act – Does surviving thigh work count?

Emily Wolff


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