Meet the Trainers

Personal trainer

Dylan is a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. He was a high school athlete, earning first team all-conference honors in baseball his senior year. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served 4 years on active duty where he developed a love for strength and fitness. After separating from the military in December 2014, he began helping clients of all types achieve their fitness goals and improve their quality of life while studying for his B.S. in Exercise Science at the University of Rhode Island. He is actively involved in the Exercise Science field, interning with URI staff. Dylan’s knowledge of movement and stability makes him the ideal trainer for any client. He believes in building a strong body with balanced muscle to reduce the risk of injuries and improve his clients’ quality of life. His favorite quote is “Any coach can make you tired. A good coach will make you better.

Personal trainer

Sydney Herminghaus is a Certified Veteran Fitness Operative through the FitOps Foundation, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher. Part time military and full time veteran’s nonprofit, she brings an eclectic background for all fitness types, from beginners to the advanced. The key to fitness is finding balance, and shifting the focus from viewing it as a chore to viewing it as a reward. Specializing in weight lifting and yoga, Sydney will get you those results while laughing with you along the way (bonus core workout!).

Elysha trainer

Elysha is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and TRX certified. A lifelong athlete, Elysha played several competitive sports, was a gymnast and college cheerleader. She enjoyed distance running for several years before finding a true passion for weight training and high intensity exercise. She believes that exercise should be challenging but also fun, which can be achieved through a multi-modality exercise program comprised of body weight, free weights, and cardiorespiratory elements. Her focus on core strength is essential to any workout regimen, building the foundation of the body first and foremost. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start in order to be great! ​