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Anna Marie Smith, Founder
Elevation Fitness Staff
Kayla Marie Smith
​Anna Marie has been in the Fitness industry for 33 years as an Ace Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor teaching at some of the most prestigious facilities in the world including The Biggest Loser, Red Mountain Spa and Green Valley Spa working with individuals from around the globe.  She is also certified in TRX, Mat Pilates, Yoga, Kickboxing and Cycling. Anna Marie has worked with all age groups, including children to older adults through Boot Camps around the country. She specializes in Fitness Programs for women in the 40+ age group, who are struggling with the symptoms of menopause and after. Anna Marie has a love for Strength Training and believes that technique is most important for desired results. She also works with companies to implement Health and Wellness Programs, which empower their employees with knowledge of how to take control of their lives.
Kayla Marie Smith has recently graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Southern Utah University in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She has enjoyed having fitness be a part of her life and her family members lives. Kayla has danced for as long as she can remember and has been involved with some of the record breaking seasons at Tuacahn Theater summer shows including Tarzan, Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Mary Poppins and Starlight Express. Kayla is honored to be involved in this great retreat and is excited to help the guests achieve their goals!
Tam Turpin
My name is Tam Turpin and I love fitness! I am a NASM certified trainer and ACE certified group fitness instructor. I have been helping clients reach their individual fitness goals for the past 15 years. 
My intent during training is to find what motivates you and help you reach your potential through fun, creative and encouraging sessions! 
No matter where you are on the path of your fitness journey I can help! I have a passion for coaching individuals through challenges that occur while trying to achieve personal fitness goals. Whether that challenge is an injury, a plateau in weight loss and strength level, or boredom in stale routines I have the solution. Together we can make each visit to the gym a step closer to your fitness goals! I will help you keep it simple. 
I have clients of all ages and all fitness levels. I have helped individuals prepare for fitness shows, train for marathons and triathlons and help those that are looking to lose weight while maintaining muscle mass. 
When you begin your fitness journey with me I will research and design a perfect program that along with your hard work will lead you to your goal! 
Let’s get started!

James Thompson
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist, Crossfit-L1 TrainerN

A LITTLE ABOUT ME.
I am from Los Angeles, CA. I’ve lived in St. George for 8 years. I have a wife and two sons. I have been involved with sports since I was 6 years old. Growing up in L.A., my mother made sure to keep me busy and out of trouble. This allowed me to have a wide variety of coaching styles and training regimens to add to my tool belt. I have been a certified personal trainer since 2010. This job is extremely rewarding because I get to help people physically and emotionally. The feeling of changing lives brings me overwhelming joy. I have been told that I have a great personality, but I let you be the judge of that. Please fill free to come talk to me. I will be happy to assist you.  
My current hobbies include but not limited to:
Crossfit training - Spartan Obstacle Races - Semi-Pro Football - Marathon Running - Power Lifting - ATA Taekwondo - Parenting - Nutritional education - Personal Training

Clara Seegmille
Transplant to beautiful St. George, Clara Seegmiller has been involved in sports and fitness for many years including playing soccer in college. Clara attended Bryan University Advanced Health and Fitness Bachelor Degree Program where she has had the opportunity to study under some of the nations leading movement specialist. She has a license in Group Fitness and Senior Fitness from ACE, a personal training license from ISSA, fascia taping from Rocktape, and an indoor cycling certification from Spinning. She holds a special place in heart for seniors and helping them to stay active. Clara has been training clients at home and is excited to begin to train clients here at Elevation Fitness. Give her a call today to set up your consultation. 
Lilac Spring Argyle
Lilac Spring Argyle has been a yoga instructor in St. George for several years. Her style is mainly vinyasa based. She is very passionate about teaching and brings a sense of playfulness and originality to her classes. She enjoys helping others to feel better about their lives, their bodies and themselves through the peaceful practice of yoga. Lilac has four darling kids and a husband she adores! 
Stephanie Treanor
Stephanie has a deep passion for family, fitness and natural health. She loves her wild and crazy crew of 4 boys and amazing husband. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Family Life in 2009. She certified as a PIYO instructor in 2014. She loves teaching and sharing the fun, joy, and fulfillment that can be found in fitness. She focuses her classes around total body health; including cardiovascular endurance, muscle toning and defining, balance, flexibility and mental strength. Stephanie is grateful to be apart of the Elevation Fitness staff! 
Liz Fortney
Liz Fortney moved to Ivins in 2016 from Cincinnati, where she taught group cardio and weight training classes for 30 years. Liz holds a Group Exercise certification from AAFA and is passionate about helping people improve their overall health, fitness, balance and coordination through cardio dance. Liz strives to provide a high energy, fun and inclusive aerobic and muscle workout for people of all fitness levels.
I’ve been an athlete all my life, so fitness has always been apart of me, I absolutely love what I do. So when I turned 18 I got certified to teach fitness classes then a couple of years later got certified as a personal trainer, have been doing it ever since. it has been a huge passion of mine. I love helping and motivating others to empower each person and become the best version of themselves. My certifications are: NESTA PT,AFFA group fitness instructor, Body pump,bodycombat, rpm, cxworx, high fitness, yoga, Pilates, spin, trx, RIpped, turbo kick
Jolene Walker
Kara’s passion is fitness and to promote overall health/wellness. Her goal is to inspire others to this through a fun, active and health/balanced lifestyle! She has been active all her life with a lifeguarding/swim instructor and group fitness instructor background. Kara has completed eleven international Ironman triathlon events; qualified for the Kona IM World Championship and Boston Marathon. Although, she has completed these high level events, she is committed to helping the average individual achieve their fitness goals and especially committed to helping those hindered by medical conditions get into a positive healthy and active lifestyle. Kara has also been
compromised by her share of injuries that initially sidelined her, but she now worked back into a
more moderate but very active and healthy lifestyle!
Kara Shears
Laurie Marx
My name is Laurie Marx. I am a mother of 3 boys. I grew up in Washington state and I loved playing sports - volleyball, basketball, softball and track. As I've grown older I have become an avid runner. I have ran over 20 half marathons, a marathon, and a handful of ultra marathons. Being a life long athlete grew a desire in me to push and challenge myself. I love pushing and challenging people to do things they never thought they could. Breaking thru those mental barriers is what I do best!

I have been a certified personal trainer thru ISSA for over 6 years. I am a certified level 1 Strong First Kettlebell instructor. I am also certified as a Speed and Agility instructor as well as being certified in TRX and BOSU. I was taught Kickboxing by a former professional Bellator fighter and have been teaching kickboxing for the last 4 years. 
Travis Marx
Travis Marx and his family moved to St. George in 2017 after they fell in love with the area while on vacation. Travis loves spending time with his wife and 3 boys. He enjoys everything outoors including hiking, dirt biking, and mt. biking. Travis is also a high school wrestling coach at Pine View High School.
Travis's passion for competition introduced him to the many facets of health and fitness. He knows first hand how a correct fitness regiment not only improves our physical wellbeing but our mental and spiritual as well. Travis will use his certifications in TRX, Strong First Kettlebells (level 1), Rock Steady Boxing (Fighting Back Against Parkinson's Disease) and his college and professional careers to help you become the best version of your self. If you're ready to bring out the "fighter" in you then Travis is your guy!!
Jonnie Josephsen
My people call me Jonnie J. I'm a Happy Wife, Mom of 3, Jesus Follower, Entrepreneur and Always on an Adventure! My Family is my Most Important Asset. I wish I could say where I'm from, but we have moved a lot the last 20 years and hoping to Call STG home! I have always had a Love for Fitness. Being outside and moving my body makes me the Happiest. Ive been told I'm "Anything" Fitness and feel I have the passion to share my Love for it with others. I want people to Smile, Have Fun, Move that Body, Be Confident and Dance Like NoOnes Watching!!! As Ive gotten older Ive realized that Exercise means a lot more than keeping my Physical Health in check. I have to have it for my Mental Health, it makes me a better person. Being a Runner, I had expectations of what I like to feel. I discovered early that Running always make me feel Powerful, Free and Fearless. A few years ago I chose to listen to my body and stopped running on a daily basis. I missed it, my brain needed it more than anything. I found HighFitness and suddenly fell in Love. I got that "natural high" back and it was even better. Im excited to share this with you all and hope you can feel what I feel!
~If I See You In Class, I Don't Care If Your Slow, Fast, In Shape, Out of Shape, Thick or Thin. When I See You...Im Rooting For YOU!!!
Cami Young
I have been working in the fitness industry for over 15 years, helping people attain their fitness goals. I enjoy the satisfaction clients and class members gain as they improve their quality of life through physical fitness and overall improved health and wellness. I believe health and wellness is a way of life and that exercise should be fun and enjoyable as well as effective. I have a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from BYU and started my fitness career as an exercise physiologist. I am an AFAA certified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer and have also certified in spin and kickboxing. I do personal training and I have taught a variety of group fitness classes including kid fitness, core strength, bootcamp, kickboxing, senior fitness, H2O fitness, stretch, yoga, foam rolling and myofacial release, posture, TRX, spin, spin combination, and a variety of resistance training. I am a mom and wife with 4 great kids. We have lived in 14 different places including, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, California, and Hawaii. I have loved being able to raise an active family and teach fitness all along the way!
Marrico Gill, (Rico)
MARRICO GILL IS A NATIVE OF MISSISSIPPI WHO RELOCATED TO THE WEST COAST AROUND 2014. HE HAS BEEN COACHING, MENTORING AND TRAINING FOR OVER 13 YEARS, AS WELL AS BEING A PART OF MANY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES AND RECEIVING A CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR HIS COMMUNITY ENVOLVEMENT. BEING HIS HEAVIEST AT 280 POUNDS IT WAS TIME FOR A CHANGE AND HE BEGAN HIS PATH TO SELF CARE. SECURING AN ISSA STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION WHILE WORKING ALONGSIDE OTHER COACHES, MARRICO BEGAN TRAINING HIMSELF, ATHLETES AND OTHERS WHILE INCORPORATING MENTORING AS PART OF HIS TRAINING. MARRICO BELIEVES ANYONE IS COACHABLE AND TRAINS ALL AGES AND ABILITIES. HIS WHY? IS HIS WIFE, CHILDREN, AND FAMILY.