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Meet Your Motivators

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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

Director of Global Training
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.
Proudest moment: When I gave birth to my son.
Heroine act: Walking through my battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma with grace.


Senior Trainer
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2015
Instagram: @arobdickerson
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? Answer: A Redwood Tree


Senior Trainer
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Yoga 200-Hour
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2010
Instagram: @agie_teddy
Motivational quote: The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.
My fuel: I always make time for breakfast and try to have eggs. The most important 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
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

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

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

Master Trainer
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2017
Instagram: @cecilyyesily
My personal mantra: “Work Hard. Do good. Be Incredible.” – Cheryl Strayed
Cheat meal: A big ole charcuterie plate for one please and thank you!
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 Beyoncé as my top two music loves!

Cecily McCullough

Senior Trainer
Certifications: NASM
Physique 57 Trainer Since: 2012
Instagram: @chadlevy
Cheat meal: Gruyere macaroni & cheese- I could eat the entire pan!
Favorite Physique 57 position: I am a big fan of our curl series- it involves all parts of the abs, stabilization, strength, and power.
Proudest moment: Watching my kids come into their own & succeed by following their passions.



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