Meet the Staff

 
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Amy Cavolo

Amy Cavolo

Amy Cavolo
Amy Cavolo General Manager
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Favorite Workout: Body Pump, Barre Fusion & TRX

Favorite Quote: “Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” -Carl Jung

Hobbies/Special Interests: Spending time with my daughters, church activities, make-up artist for weddings / special occasions.

Advice for New Members: Don’t give up! It takes 21 days to form a new habit. Make sure to utilize the gym at least 2-3 times a week for at least 30 minutes during your first month in order to give yourself a good start to your program. We are here to help you!

Laura Lampkin

Laura Lampkin

Laura Lampkin
Laura Lampkin Operations Manager
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Favorite Workout: Barre, TRX

Favorite Quote: “I haven’t the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.” -David Sedaris

Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, Pittsburgh Sports and taking flack for it!

Advice for New Members: Personal training is one of the best investments you can make in your workouts. Even one half hour could teach you something you didn’t know.

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Alex Chin

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Alex Chin Personal Training Team Leader
Locations:
Brick Bodies Downtown
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

443-610-4908

Qualifications

  • B.S in Kinesiology from Campbell University
  • ACSM CPT
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Experience

  • Personal Training since 2011
  • Athletic Training since 2010
  • Personal Management of 50lb weight loss
  • Sports conditioning and coaching since 2009

Specialties

  • Weight loss/Management
  • Sports Performance
  • Youth Exercise
  • TRX Suspension Training

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

 

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Joy VanArsdale

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Joy VanArsdale Membership Team Leader
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Favorite Workout: Cycling, 2-3 mile walk

Favorite Quote: “Keep your face towards the sunshine and you will never see a shadow.” -Helen Keller

Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading / Politics

Advice for New Members: No excuses!

Scott Penhallegon

Scott Penhallegon

Scott Penhallegon
Scott Penhallegon Membership Counselor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Favorite Workout: Body Flow, kayaking

Favorite Quote: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

Hobbies/Special Interests: Guitar, reading, home improvements and whatever my kids want to do.

Advice for New Members: Don’t let workout-boredom ruin your motivation. Change your routine, try new machines, try the classes and most importantly, bring a friend!

Chelsea Piccinini

Chelsea Piccinini

Chelsea Piccinini
Chelsea Piccinini Membership Counselor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Favorite Workout – Body Pump and Barre

Favorite Quote – “Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Hobbies/Special Interests – Sports, cooking, music festivals, learning, traveling, and forensic science

Advice to New Members – It doesn’t matter where you start as long as you start! Once the initial fear of working out in a gym is gone, the rest is cake! (no pun intended)

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Jon Olszewski

Jon O
Jon Olszewski Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

410-258-9593

Qualifications

  • NSPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • AAAI Master Personal Trainer
  • CPR & AED Certified

Experience

  • Life long personnel fitness experience
  •  Training Experience since 2002
  • Goalkeeping Coach since 2000
  • Footwear specialist

Specialties

  • Sport Specific Training
  • Goal Keeping Specialist
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Weight Loss Training

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” -Wayne Gretsky

Sean

Sean Leach

Sean
Sean Leach Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

703-973-2399

Qualifications

  • NASM-Certified Personal Trainer
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach
  • CPR/AED

Experience

  • Life long personal fitness experience
  • Personal Trainer since 2011
  • Sports Preparation Coach since 2011
  • Competitive Powerlifter

Specialties

  • Sports Performance Preparation (Strength and Conditioning)
  • Maximal Strength and Speed Development
  • Nutritional Coaching
  • Weight Loss

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ― Socrates

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Cameron Jackson

Cameron
Cameron Jackson Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

410-627-6530

Qualifications

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR/AED Certified

Experience

  • Personal Trainer since 2014
  • Sport Specific Training
  • 20+ Year Baseball Player

Specialties

  • Weight Loss/Weight Management
  • Full Body Conditioning
  • Nutrition Coaching
  • Motivational Support

“Just because you can’t do it today, does not mean you won’t do it someday.”

Denise Organt

Denise Organt

Denise Organt
Denise Organt Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

443-676-5228

Qualifications

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR/AED Certified

Experience

  • 20 Years Personal Fitness Experience
  • 20 Years Running Experience Including Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10-Miler and 5-K

Specialties

  • Strength Training
  • Interval and Circuit Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Nutritional Guidance

“Commit to be fit.”

Jeff Savage

Jeff Savage

Jeff Savage
Jeff Savage Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

443-460-8254

Qualifications

  • AAAI/ISMA Certified
  • American Red Cross AED/CPR certified

Experience

  • Personal Trainer since 2012
  • Lifelong fitness Enthusiast
  • Collegiate athlete

Specialties

  • Sports & Core Training
  • Rehabilitation
  • Weight Loss
  • Strength and Conditioning

“Changing live through movement!”

Jeremy Jernigan

Jeremy Jernigan

Jeremy Jernigan
Jeremy Jernigan Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

(301) 717 - 4188

Qualifications

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

Experience

  • Former Sports Performance Training Intern
  • 7 Years of Wrestling Conditioning Experience
  • Formerly Obese, Self-Conditioned Weight Loss

Specialties

  • Weight & Explosive Power Training
  • Sports Training
  • Conditioning
  • Weight Loss

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Michael Harnden

Mike Harnden

Michael Harnden
Mike Harnden Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

916-549-5602

Qualifications

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree: Sport Sciences University of the Pacific: Stockton CA
  • Maryland State License for Massage Therapy

Experience

  • Intern Athletic Trainer: Loyola College
  • Head Athletic Trainer: Amos Alonzo Stagg HS

Specialties

  • Rehabilitation Strengthening
  • Stretching and corrective posture
  • Core Training and coordination
  • Weight Loss
  • Cardio-Resistance Training
  • Strength Training for Athletics

“When I was young I observed that 9 out of 10 things I did were failures, so I did 10 times more work.”
– Bernard Shaw

Steve-Evans

Steve Evans Jr.

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Steve Evans Jr. Personal Trainer
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

270-872-5253

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Kinesiology from University of Maryland, College Park
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Health Coach
  • CPR/AED Certified

Experience:

  • Personal Trainer since 2014
  • Lifelong personal fitness experience

Specialties:

  • Weight Loss
  • Core Training
  • Strength Training

“You will never get any more out of this life than you expect.” – Bruce Lee

Lori-Sappington

Lori Sappington

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Lori Sappington Group Exercise Team Leader
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • Les Mills BODYPUMP® Instructor
  • Les Mills BODYJAM® Instructor
  • Les Mills SH’BAM® Instructor
  • ACE Group Fitness Certified

Experience:

  • Dance instructor and choreographer for adult and child classes
  • Fitness and dance camp Lead Program Director
  • Group Fitness Instructor since 2005

Classes:

  • BODYPUMP®
  • BODYJAM®
  • Building Brick Bodies

Advice for New Members:

The best place to sweat, smile, and start your fitness journey with group exercise! Step inside and try a new class – you’ll have a blast while meeting (and exceeding) your fitness goals.

Kara-Glinowieki

Kara Glinowiecki

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Kara Glinowiecki Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • Les Mills Certified Instructor Body Attack and Body Jam
  • ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • AFA in Dance

Experience:

  • Teaching Group Exercise since 2012
  • Dance Instructor and Choreographer

Classes:

  • Body Attack and Body Jam

Advice for New Members:

Try a new class! Give each program at least three tries before you decide if you want to continue to take it regularly.

 

Angel-Thorton

Angel Thornton

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Angel Thornton Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Lynne Brick’s Belvedere Square

Qualifications:

  • Lesmills Body Step Certified Instructor
  • Lesmills Body Pump Certified Instructor
  • Lesmills Body Attack Certified Instructor
  • AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Experience:

  • Group Exercise instructor at Brick Bodies since 2014
  • Advance AIM Modules I and II completed

Classes:

  • Body Attack
  • Body Pump

Advice for New Members:

Group exercise classes are a great way to get fit by getting your sweat on, with unparalleled energy, group support, awesome music, and inspirational teachers. You don’t have to go at it alone! There are classes for all fitness levels and many formats to choose from. So give them a try and experience what keeps many members coming back week after week!

Julieanne-Sterrett

Julianne Sterrett

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Julianne Sterrett Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • AFAA Certified Group Fitness
  • Les Mills Certified Instructor- BODYFLOW®, RPM®, SH’BAM®, BODYPUMP® & CXWORX®
  • RPM® (Advanced Instrutor AIM2) & BODYFLOW® (AIM1)
  • Certified Brick Biking & Aqua Bike Instructor

Classes:

• BODYFLOW®, BODYPUMP®, CXWORK®
• RPM®
• SH’BAM®

Advice for New Members:

Be patient with yourself and just don’t quit.

Marili-Mejias

Marili Mejias

Marili-Mejias
Marili Mejias Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Green Spring
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:
• AFAA Certified Group Exercise
• ZUMBA® Licensed Instructor
• Broadway Dance Center Training Certificate, NYC

Experience:
• Dancing since 1999
•  Group Instructor since 2009

Classes:
• ZUMBA®

Advice for New Members:

Dreams are realities connected by faith.

Camilla-Williams

Camilla Williams

Camilla-Williams
Camilla Williams Group Exercise
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Brick Bodies Reisterstown
Brick Bodies Padonia
Lynne Brick’s Owings Mills

Qualifications:

  • AFFA Group Exercise
  • Les Mills Body Combat & Body Vive

Experience:

  • Teaching with Brick Bodies since 2011

Classes:

  • Body Combat
  • Body Vive
  • Traditional Step
  • Building Brick Bodies

Advice for New Members:
If you can work out and have FUN you are several steps closer to your fitness goals and an overall sense of well being.

Michele-Marsh

Michele Marsh

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Michele Marsh Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Padonia
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • AED  certified
  • ACE certified Group Exercise instructor
  • Les Mills certified BODYPUMP® and BODYVIVE® instructor

Experience:

  • Taught aerobics at YMCA 1983-1992
  • Group Exercise instructor at Brick Bodies since 2002
  • Ballet since 1997
  • Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder participant

Classes:

  • BODYPUMP®
  • BODYVIVE®

Advice for New Members:

Try all new forms of exercise ( you may like something you didn’t expect), decide what you like and vary your workouts.

Kelly-Phillips

Kelly Phillips

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Kelly Phillips Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Brick Bodies Padonia
Lynne Brick’s Belvedere Square

Qualifications:

  • ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor (1990)
  • ACE certified Personal Trainer (2009)
  • Les Mills certified Body Pump, Body Flow, Body Vive Instructor
  • Brick Bodies certified Biking Instructor

Experience:

  • Group Exercise Instructor since 1990
  • Fitness Instructor students pre-K-8th

Classes:

  • Body Pump & Body Flow
  • Building Brick Bodies
  • Step
  • Fat Burner

Advice for New Members:

Being new and stepping out of your comfort zone takes courage, but once you do you are able to accomplish your goals.

 

Linda McShane

Linda McShane

Linda McShane
Linda McShane Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Lynne Brick’s Belvedere Square

 Qualifications:

  • AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor 2005-2014
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer since 2014
  • Les Mills certified Instructor since 2005

Experience:

  • Group Exercise Instructor since 2005
  • Personal Trainer since 2014
  • Competitive runner, cyclist, and triathlete
  • RPM Elite Instructo

Classes:

  •  RPM®
  •  BODYPUMP®
  •  CXWORX®
  •  Metabolic Training, Bootcamp, Total Body Conditioning

Advice to New Members:

Give yourself TIME. Arrive 5 minutes early to your first class so that you can introduce yourself to the instructor and receive help to properly prepare for the class. Take the class at least three more times before deciding whether it’s a good fit for you.  And remember that every person in that room – including the instructor- was the new person at one time! Be patient with yourself!

 

Rachel-Dahl

Rachel Dahl

Rachel-Dahl
Rachel Dahl Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • Les Mills BODYFLOW® certified
  • AED certified

Experience:

  • Currently in 200 hr yoga training
  • Formal ballet training
  • 2 years of basic hula training

Classes:

  • BODYFLOW®

Advice for New Members:

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”-Hippocrates

Jeffrey-Arenberg

Jeffrey Arenberg

Jeffrey-Arenberg
Jeffrey Arenberg
Locations:
Brick Bodies Padonia
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • 200 hour certified Integrative Yoga Therapist from Yama Studio & registered through Yoga Aliance
  • Prenatal Yoga certified through Yoga Aliance

Experience:

  • Continuing education training for yoga and meditaiton from The Himalayan Institute and Ram Das Love Serve Remember Foundation.
  • Involved with yoga and meditation since 1999

Classes:

  • Yoga
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Meditation

Advice for New Members:

There are no words to express the peace we will discover and explore together. come with an empty stomach and leave with an open heart.

Kristina-Westin

Kristina Westin

Kristina-Westin
Kristina Westin Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Downtown
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:
• Les Mills Body Pump Instructor
• Les Mills Body Combat Instructor
• Les Mills RPM Instructor
• ACE Personal Trainer Certified

Experience:
• Group Fitness Instructor since 2005

Classes:
• Body Combat
• Body Pump
• RPM

Advice for New Members:

There are so many options for engaging in an active lifestyle. Find what you love and stick with it. Give something you think looks scary a chance. I always try new workouts three times. If you find that you don’t like what you are doing then find something else. Keep at it! Remember if it doesn’t challenge you, then it doesn’t change you.

Alayna-Blazakis

Alayna Blazakis

Alayna-Blazakis
Alayna Blazakis Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:
• Certified Health Fitness Specialist with American College of Sports Medicine since 2011
• Completion of Advanced Instructor Training for BodyPUMP and BodyATTACK and two Les Mills Quarterlies
• RN, BSN licensed with Maryland Board of Nursing

Experience:
• Member of Brick Bodies Fitness since 2009; teaching Group X since 2012
• Enjoys participating in Triathlons and races of all kinds!
• Member of Charm City Roller Girls from 2008-2010

Classes:
• BodyATTACK
• CXWorx
• BodyPUMP

Advice for New Members:

Find what motivates you- the hardest part of working out is getting yourself to the gym! Then look around- find a friend- become accountable. We all have similar goals and are working together as a community to get healthier. Reward yourself with something healthy for your hard work. Eventually, your workout will become its own reward!
YOU CAN DO IT!

Pam Phipps

Pam Phipps Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall

Qualifications:

  • BODYVIVE® certified

Experience:

  • Teaching Aqua Sculpt since 2004
  • Teaching PACE Circuit since 2004

Classes:

  • Aqua Sculpt
  • PACE Circuit

Advice for New Members:

Walk into Brick Bodies Perry Hall with a positive attitiude and a smile on your face and enjoy your journey into maintaining good health and creating friendships!

Stephanie Kines

Stephanie Kines Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Brick Bodies Downtown
Brick Bodies Green Spring

Qualifications:

  • Les Mills BODYPUMP®
  • AFAA certified
  • Licensed Massage Therapist

Experience:

  • Collegiate Athlete
  • Teaching at Brick Bodies since 2014

Classes:

  • BODYPUMP®

Advice for New Members:

Gym culture can be intimidating, but you soon realize that everyone surrounding you wants the same thing- to move; to improve. We build each other up and motivate each other in ways we aren’t fully aware of. The energy here is contagious…Move more, Do more, Live more.

Sundi Sampson

Sundi Sampson Group Exercise Instructor
Locations:
Brick Bodies Perry Hall
Brick Bodies Padonia
Lynne Brick’s Belvedere Square
Lynne Brick’s Owings Mills
Brick Bodies Reisterstown
Brick Bodies Green Spring

Qualifications:

  • AFAA certified Group Fitness Instructor

Experience:

  • Wellness & Disease Management Program Development since 1995
  • BODYSTEP® Instructor since 2005

Classes:

  • BODYSTEP®

Advice for New Members:

  1. Set manageable goals
  2. Reward your achievements
  3. Find classes you love and a buddy to work out with. The energy from fellow members is infectious!
  4. Start slow and be patient with yourself at first. You’ll wake up one morning and suddenly realize the results of your efforts.
  5. Broaden your fitness horizons outside of the gym. Getting fit will open the door to many activities you may have always wanted to try but were afraid to.