Makena Nixon

Staff

Makena Nixon

Personal Trainer

Makena is a joyful, passionate and motivated individual who has a natural ability and love for working/assisting others in improving their qualities of life. She has had extraordinary hands on experience with individuals from various walks of life through internships, volunteer opportunities, and jobs. Her greatest interests are in creating achievable health and wellness goals, applying corrective exercise techniques to reduce or prevent muscular imbalances, and overall making fitness enjoyable for everyone! In her free time, Makena loves going to the beach, spending time with family and friends, running, taking fitness classes, hiking and cooking.

Certifications:

  • Corrective Exercise Specialist through National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • First Aid/CPR through American Red Cross
  • Certified Barre Instructor
  • RYT-200

Education:

  • Azusa Pacific University, BS in Applied Exercise Science, and Minor in Nutrition

Specialties:

  • Yoga/Strength and Conditioning
  • Corrective Exercise to improve or prevent postural and muscular imbalances
  • Foundational strength/balance/flexibility exercises
  • Self-Myofascial release (SMR) Techniques

Upcoming Classes

January 19, 2018
  • Upcoming Events

    Jan
    19
    Fri
    8:00 am Aqua-Fit @ Exercise Pool
    Aqua-Fit @ Exercise Pool
    Jan 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
    Aqua-Fit is a fun, fast paced water work out that combines cardio, core, balance and strength training. This is an interval style...Read More
    8:30 am RPM @ Cycling Studio
    RPM @ Cycling Studio
    Jan 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    RPM™ is an indoor cycling class based on outdoor riding. You ride to inspirational music over the equivalent of 20-25 kilometres of...Read More
    9:00 am Aqua-Fit
    Aqua-Fit
    Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    Aqua-Fit is a fun, fast paced water work out that combines cardio, core, balance and strength training. This is an interval style...Read More
    9:00 am Vinyasa Level 2 @ Mind / Body Studio
    Vinyasa Level 2 @ Mind / Body Studio
    Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
    It is highly recommended that participants take Vinyasa Level 1 regularly before attending a Vinyasa Level 2 class. This practice is for the...Read More
    9:30 am BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    BODYPUMP™ is the fastest way to shape up and lose body fat. It’s a toning and conditioning class with weights and is...Read More
    10:00 am Aqua-Fit @ Exercise Pool
    Aqua-Fit @ Exercise Pool
    Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Aqua-Fit is a fun, fast paced water work out that combines cardio, core, balance and strength training. This is an interval style...Read More
    10:45 am Barre @ Group Ex Studio
    Barre @ Group Ex Studio
    Jan 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
    Barre class is a fusion of dance, ballet, Pilates and Yoga. A elegant, energetic combination of movements to enhance flexibility, improve balance...Read More
    10:45 am BodyFLOW @ Mind / Body Studio
    BodyFLOW @ Mind / Body Studio
    Jan 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
    BODYFLOW™ is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing,...Read More