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CO-OWNER 

Dr. Kaaren Vargas

Co-Owner

Dr. Kaaren Vargas was born in Lima, Peru and moved to the US at a very young age. Her whole life she has been passionate about fitness.

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CO-OWNER

Kayley Taylor

Co-Owner/General Manager/Personal Trainer

I have been involved in fitness for as long as I can remember. I was a multi-sport athlete who   competed in both cross country and track. I grew up in an extremely athletic family, which has influenced who I am today. I relocated here from a very small town called Spillville, Iowa a littlemore than two years ago to complete my degree in Business Management.

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Kathryn Kahn

General Manager

My passion for fitness began at a young age, through youth sport, and carried me into a collegiate career at The University of Iowa with Women’s Gymnastics.

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General Manager

Kayley Taylor

Co-Owner/General Manager/Personal Trainer

I have been involved in fitness for as long as I can remember. I was a multi-sport athlete who   competed in both cross country and track. I grew up in an extremely athletic family, which has influenced who I am today. I relocated here from a very small town called Spillville, Iowa a littlemore than two years ago to complete my degree in Business Management.

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MANAGER

Kathryn Kahn

General Manager

My passion for fitness began at a young age, through youth sport, and carried me into a collegiate career at The University of Iowa with Women’s Gymnastics.

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PERSONAL TRAINERS

Florencio Campos

I have been lifting for nearly thirty years, and have utilized that experience in the last twelve years for personal training.

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Kayley Taylor

Co-Owner/General Manager/Personal Trainer

I have been involved in fitness for as long as I can remember. I was a multi-sport athlete who   competed in both cross country and track. I grew up in an extremely athletic family, which has influenced who I am today. I relocated here from a very small town called Spillville, Iowa a littlemore than two years ago to complete my degree in Business Management.

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Stan Szeto

Personal Trainer

I have always been active throughout my years, participating in sports like basketball. tennis and swimming, but never really excelled because of my size. (Barely graduating high school weighing 100Ibs.)

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GROUP EXERCISE CLASS INSTRUCTORS

Kathryn Kahn

HIIT | TRX HIIT | Spin | Strength & Spin

My passion for fitness began at a young age, through youth sport, and carried me into a collegiate career at The University of Iowa with Women’s Gymnastics.

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FRONT DESK STAFF

Marsha Heldt, CPT, CDP

My passion for health and wellness as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer has been a part of my life since high school.

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Zachary Nielson

My name is Zach Nielson and I’m a senior at Liberty High School. I’ve lived in North Liberty for almost all of my life. Some things that I enjoy are soccer, lifting, going downtown and movies.

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Blake Brenczewski

Hi! My name is Blake Brenczewski. I am 19 years old and from Joliet, IL. I am a sophomore at the University of Iowa.

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Maddie McBride

Hi, I’m Maddie! I currently attend Clear Creek Amana Highschool, I’m involved in soccer along with being a wrestling manager.

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Kelsi Baker

Hey everyone! I am a senior at Liberty High School and I love spending time with friends and family.

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Itali Ramirez

Hi! My name is Itali Ramirez, I’m 17 years old and I’m a senior at Clear Creek Amana. Staying active has always played a huge role in my life.

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