Ashley is an eclectic: a wife, mom, teacher, trainer, author, lapsed lawyer, lover of fitness, lover of Jesus, & more. An ACE certified GFI & PT, Ashley has almost 30 years in the fitness industry and an equally lengthy journey with the Lord. Founding Sh'maFit in 2015 and 4:13 Fitness Club in 2018, Ashley embraced God's call on her life to return health & fitness to the realm of the sacred. With her masters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Ashley is uniquely equipped for the journey God has her on -- to fuse faith & fitness -- equipping others to love God with all their body, mind & spirit.
Orlondo has always had a passion for fitness. After playing football through high school and basketball in college, Orlondo felt is was important to stay fit. Although Orlondo didn't have a religious background growing up, his experiences in life led him to the Lord. In addition to modeling, acting & event planning, Orlondo believes God is calling him to help, motivate, and train people to live a more healthy and active lifestyle A certified PT, Orlondo plans to continue his education in fitness and progress to a Strength and Condition Coach.
Rachel's a mom of four and a certified high school English teacher, with her masters in school counseling. Rachel's passion for health and running fueled her completion of 14 half-marathons. Rachel grew up in the Catholic church and recently pursued Holy Yoga training -- a journey that has transformed her spiritual life. Rachel is excited to teach Holy Yoga at 4:13 where people will use the modality of yoga to worship Jesus through prayer, breath work and movement. Rachel longs to help people experience God's presence through the unity of body, mind and spirit.
Lisa is an energetic wife and mother of two. A Christ-follower who lives life actively and passionately. Lisa's own journey with fusing faith & fitness began in a boxing arena. Now devoted to serving God's people, Lisa believes exercise to be a form of worship and a way to honor God by caring for the gift of body. Lisa values community, both for support and for inspiration, and promises to provide both. She honors process and uncovers potential with a "4:13" fearless spirit.
Yvonne is a NASM Certified PT, AFAA certified GFI/PT, as well as a Stott Pilates Certified Reformer and Mat Instructor who has 15 + years in the fitness industry, both as an instructor and in management. Yvonne's passion for fitness and her desire to serve God have been expressed in prior initiatives such as launching Spirit Fit Ministries and writing for Women of the Word Online Magazine. An expert in her field, Yvonne is a natural at fusing faith & fitness!
Brad is a family man with a unique journey. Although always fit and active, Brad's passion for fitness didn't start until after chemotherapy, where he was introduced to Spartan Races. This is where Brad began discovering the parallels between his walk with God and fitness. Brad has studied martial arts for over 10 years and holds a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Dedicated to bringing healing to the whole person -- body, mind, and spirit -- Brad is currently:
Annie is a wife, mom and newly certified Personal Trainer who is eager to share her passion for fitness. Originally from Singapore, Annie has become deeply convicted that fitness can change someone's quality of life. Her deep desire is to help people discover a better version of themselves and lead fulfilling lives. Always growing in her own relationship with God, Annie always invites and welcomes a conversation about Him and His ways!
Joy is a Christ follower, a wife, and a mom of three adult children. An ACE certified GFI, Joy has 30 years experience in the fitness industry, holding various certifications in many formats of exercise. Being on a lifelong journey in her fitness and faith pursuits, Joy is excited to fuse the two very connected worlds together at 4:13 Fitness Club. Believing at her core that Love conquers all and that we change the world one encounter at a time, Joy loves watching God at work everywhere she goes.
Faithfully following Christ for 15 years, Kara is very excited to fuse her faith with fitness. A former court reporter of almost 20 years who left due to chronic pain, Kara believes 4:13 Fitness Club is the right fit for her -- where she will offer her administrative experience in an environment where she can restore her health through the variety of classes that also fuel her love for Christ. The best part? Her kids get to take classes here too! Where they will become stronger, healthier and worship God at the same time!