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Personal Trainer, Menlo Park - Oak Grove, CA

Personal Training Studio
Menlo Park, CA – Oak Grove – ARX Studio

The Perfect Workout Menlo Park Oak Grove- ARX has a private training studio off Oak Grove Avenue, just blocks away from downtown Menlo Park. Our Personal Trainers are certified and prepared to train all age and fitness levels to reach a wide range of fitness goals. If you are in the Menlo Park area and you would like to learn more about this method, schedule an appointment today. TrainersHow It Works

  • 659 Oak Grove Ave #206
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • (650) 203-6922

Trainers At This Studio

Rochelle Collinwood

Facility Manager

Personal Trainer at:
Menlo Park, CA
Menlo Park, CA – Oak Grove – ARX Studio

Rochelle is a Certified Athletic Trainer. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Sciences in Human Performance, Sports Medicine, with an emphasis in Athletic Training at Weber State University, followed by a Master’s Degree in Athletic Training. Through her educational training she worked closely with the Weber State women’s volleyball, track and field, and softball teams. She performed clinical work with an orthopedic surgeon, and has also worked in a physical therapy office supervising rehabilitation workouts, reinforcing her education in intermediate and advanced rehabilitation techniques. She continues to study evidence-based research through continuing education conferences and studies, and The Perfect Workout.

With her extensive educational background and love for exercise, Rochelle has combined her understanding of muscle, tendon and joint health with technique and proper form to maximize workouts with a reduced risk of injury.

Being an athlete and highly educated in the field of exercise, Rochelle knew she would always have a career in the fitness industry. She wanted to create a career where she could help people develop body awareness and improve muscle strength. Personal Training seemed like the perfect fit! Rochelle got her Personal Trainer certification through the Athletics and Fitness Association of America and began helping people work toward their fitness goals.

After a few years, Rochelle discovered The Perfect Workout. She was drawn to the science-backed method which complemented what she was already teaching others. She decided it was the perfect place for her to continue her personal training career and took steps to get certified with The Perfect Workout.

Rochelle officially began training clients at the San Mateo location in early 2018. She loves being able to help her clients at The Perfect Workout reach their full potential. She encourages each client to push overcome any roadblocks that may hinder their ability to reach their personal goals. She has a tremendously loyal and candid nature that allows her to focus on each client. list Listening to their individual needs and creating specialized workouts tailored to each one of them.

Rochelle believes that through discussion and education, each client can be provided the tools they need to be successful in their fitness journey. This mentality earned Rochelle a Facility Manager position. She briefly managed the Sunnyvale studio before getting the opportunity to become the Facility Manager of the largest studio in the company, Menlo Park.

Rochelle has helped create a studio culture and environment that is friendly for clients, energetic for trainers, and supportive for everyone involved! “Everyone supports one another.”

Like most of the training team at The Perfect Workout, Rochelle loves to keep active. She enjoys sports, theater, travel, and hiking. “Anything that brings me a sweat brings me joy!” She has played and/or participated in gymnastics, swimming, diving, soccer, snowboarding, surfing and has run the Orange County half marathon. In addition to staying active, Rochelle loves to travel. After living in Argentina for over a year, she became fluent in Spanish.

“Never finish learning,” is Rochelle’s motto and she intends on growing as Personal Trainer, a Facility Manager and to help each of her trainers reach their own goals!

Maggie Yule

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer at:
Menlo Park, CA
Menlo Park, CA – Oak Grove – ARX Studio

Maggie Yule is a nationally certified massage therapist and ACE Personal Trainer. She has been practicing Myofascial Release Massage, and teaching healthy lifestyle nutrition and weight loss since 1999. In 2014, she decided to obtain her Personal Trainer certification to augment her knowledge of fitness and begin helping more people.

As a massage therapist and Personal Trainer combined, Maggie has spent over 12,000 hours helping her clients safely restructure & repair scar tissue from injuries. She loved the strength, focus and energy that traditional weight training gave her over the years, but that caused her shoulder injuries.

Her own personal experience with that injury has given her a deep appreciation of the importance of exercising safely and the value of injury prevention. Slow-motion strength training at The Perfect Workout has helped her regain a great deal of strength, energy, and full range of motion in both shoulders—with no more injuries.

In 2015, Maggie became certified with The Perfect Workout and she became a Personal Trainer at the Menlo Park studio. She is honored to bring her experience and passion to the team and be a part of revolutionizing how people exercise!

Valerie Anderson

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer at:
Sunnyvale, CA
Menlo Park, CA – Oak Grove – ARX Studio

Growing up, Valerie was involved in many activities such as dance, gymnastics, soccer and swimming. Her active sports lifestyle shifted to weightlifting after college. She began to take exercise and nutrition seriously and when she made them a part of her day to day routine, she dropped 30 pounds. She saw how much her life changed and how incredible she felt from consistently working out and eating nutritious balanced meals.

Valerie was born in Redwood City and grew up in Folsom. When Valerie decided to move back to the San Francisco Bay Area to live, she came across The Perfect Workout and was drawn into slow-motion strength training. She was very interested in the scientific research behind it all and the amazing benefits that come from it. “I’ve been able to gain more strength in my lower body and lift heavier weights than I thought my body was capable of doing, which has been great!”

Valerie previously worked as a trainer for a kickboxing gym and was used to doing momentum workouts, so when she was put through a slow-motion workout herself, she was amazed at the difference she felt between the types of working out—she loved slow motion so much more! Knowing that it is an incredibly safe and efficient way to work out, she was excited about making a change in her own workouts. After implementing the slow-motion protocol in her routine, she decided to help others incorporate this method and truly revolutionize the way people exercise.

In April 2018, Valerie committed to helping others change their lives through fitness in the safest, most effective way. So, she joined The Perfect Workout’s San Mateo team and quickly began helping clients hit their goals. “I was able to help one of my first clients to  lose 20 pounds!”

Valerie is very excited to be able to help change all her clients’ lives and help them live the healthiest lifestyle they can. Valerie is very kind and loves to work with each one of her clients to help them reach their own personal health and fitness goals. She loves how personable 1-on-1 training can be. “I take the time to really get to know my clients and what they want to achieve. I like how I can spend that time making sure we can customize our workout to their needs.”

Valerie is a very hard worker and has developed workouts for all kinds of clients, from world-class athletes to developing custom workouts for seniors. “I always give my clients great workouts and work with them on whatever goals they had.” As a result of her hard work and success with clients, Valerie was chosen to be a Facility Manager and took over the Sunnyvale studio in June 2019.

Valerie prides herself on creating a warm and welcoming environment at the Sunnyvale studio. “I strive for my studio to be a positive place to come, and a place full of encouragement. Everyone at The Perfect Workout is friendly and brings something special to the table.” Valerie enjoys working with the different personalities and coaching styles of all of her trainers. “It helps me grow more as a person and as a leader and I’m lucky that I have a great team to work and grow with.”

When Valerie is not working she enjoys working out, doing yoga, rock climbing, and going on hikes. She also loves being in the sun, wake surfing, wakeboarding, and snowboarding! “When I’m not working, I like to focus on my own health and fitness goals so I stay as active as possible. I want to keep growing my muscles and pushing myself in every aspect ” Valerie is also actively working towards hitting her professional goals. “I want to continue to advance within the company and grow as much as possible. I try to learn from everyone I get the chance to meet.”

Gabriel Villarreal

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer at:
Menlo Park, CA
Menlo Park, CA – Oak Grove – ARX Studio

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