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Aaron Callister

Education/Certification: B.S. in Exercise Physiology, ACE Certified, NANBF Judge IPE Pro Natural Bodybuilder
Experience/Titles: IPE Pro Bodybuilder,Mr/Ms Natural MN & IPE Pro North American Promoter, NANBF MN State Director,26 years experience as a trainer, competed in over 30 competitions.Most recent competition accomplishments:2019 1st place IPE Pro Masters Cup, 2018 IPE Pro Masters Cup 3rd place, 2017 1st place IPE Pro Am Masters in Chicago, 2007 Pro International top 10,2004 10,000 Lakes Overall Champion, 2002 Musclemania hvy wt 2nd place,NPC Mr. Minnesota 2000 Overall, 1997-98 Natural USA Hvy wt. winner.
Training Locations: Minnetonka, MN (Private posing room)

Lenore Theobald

Experience/Titles: IPE Bikini Pro 10 years experience as a natural competitor, 20 plus competitions,NANBF Judge,2014 IFPA Pro North American 2nd place, Yorton Cup qualified 2014 & 2013, 2013 IFPA Pro Masters Bikini Galaxy 3rd place, 2012 Ms Natural Minnesota Bikini Overall Champion, 2012 Central Midwest Masters Bikini Champion,2012 Natural Iowa Open Bikini Champion, 2011 USAs top 5 Open Figure Medium-Tall, 2010 Ms Natural Minnesota Best Presentation, 2010 Ms Natural Minnesota Open Figure Medium winner.
Training Locations: Minnetonka, MN (Private posing room) Clear Lake, IA (Private posing room) Remote Coaching Available.
Phone: 641-529-2764

Alex Woodson

Education/Certification: Men's Physique IFBB Pro NFPT Certified
Experience/Titles: Minnesota's highest placing IFBB Pro, and one of the few competing IFBB Men's Physique pros in Minnesota. Has been competing in Men's Physique since 2014 and has been coaching Men's Physique posing for competitors in NANBF, NPC and IFPA. 2014 NPC Gopher State Classic Overall Men's Physique Champion, 2014 NPC North American Nationals Masters Class A Champion (Earned IFBB Pro Card), 2015 IFBB Tampa Pro 3rd Place Masters & 16th Open, 2015 IFBB Dallas Pro 10th Place Open, 2015 IFBB Pittsburgh Master
Training Locations: Minnetonka, MN (Private Posing room)
Phone: 214-995-3917

Amanda Essling

Experience/Titles: IPE Pro Elite Body Builder 2016 NANBF Iowa Overall Champion 2016 Pro North American 4th Place RYT 200 Yoga Instructor 4 Years Gymnastics Coach
Training Locations: North Branch, Hugo/Centerville & Minnetonka, MN
Phone: 612-345-2989

Tara Annemarie Thatcher

Education/Certification: Competed in 13 competitions. Most recent: * 2009 NPC Wisconsin State Figure Tall Class Champion * 2009 NPC Jr. USA's, 13th Place, Figure Class F * 2009 NPC Jr. Nationals, 12th Place, Figure Class F * 2010 Fitness Atlantic (WBFF) 9th Place, Bikini Tall Class, 10th Place, Figure Tall Class * 2010 Fitness America Great North Bikini Tall Class Champion, 3rd Place, Open Figure * 2010 Fitness Universe 13th Place, Bikini Tall Class, 14th Place, Figure Tall Class * 2013 Fitness Universe 6th Place
Experience/Titles: Tara is the Founder of Perfectly Prepared, a company she created to prepare and empower women in fitness to approach life with passion and a balanced perspective. She brings her extensive experience in Posing, Presence, and Mindset to her clients by helping them bring their best to the competitive stage, photo shoots, publications, attaining sponsorships, and most importantly, to life.
Training Locations: Eden Prairie, MN
Phone: 651.336.7521

Bryan Berkland

Education/Certification: Certified Personal Trainer
Experience/Titles: Ipe pro bodybuilder competing since 2009 Winning a novice title, 8 open class wins, 6 overall titles, along with 2 best posing awards. Judged many shows and head judge 2x Coached clients to many overall titles, dozens of natural pro cards, 2 pro titles, and multiple best poser awards Coaching clients in all classes from bodybuilding, figure, bikini, classic, men’s/women’s physique
Training Locations: St. Paul Minnesota
Phone: 651-245-2278