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Personal Training at BCH&F is available for members and non-members.

The club makes sure all trainers remain current with certifications, continuing education, and insurance.

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Shelby Sharp, M.S.

Shelby has her B.S. from Va. Tech and her M.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from Russell Sage College.  Besides being a certified personal trainer, she is also a Licensed Practicing Occupational Therapist.
Shelby special areas of expertese include flexibility and biomechanics; functional balance and muscle re-training following injury or surgery (past injuries and/or surgeries).
Beside personal training, she also teaches several group exercise classes at BCH&F including Body Pump, Indoor Cycling, Pilates mat and special fitness classes.  She is also certified in Yogafit and Nordic Walking.


April Pyne, B.S.

April received her B.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia Southern University.
April is certified as a Personal Trainer and a Group Exercise Leader. She is also a certifed nutritionist. She instructs Pilates, Body Pump, Body Jam, Body Flow, CX-WORX, Zumba, STEP and Kick. She also holds certifications in Body Combat and Nordic Walking.  April is an active runner and triathlete, and is adept at designing fitness programs from weight loss to sports enhancement. 

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Phil Sandmaier, BA, CPT
Phil graduated from Villanova, and also the Antonelle School of Photography.
He knows how to help develop a picture-perfect body.
He has been a certified personal trainer since 1990 through the Northeast Association of Personal Trainers.

He is certified in Pilates and was trained by the Kane School of Core Integration, NY-NY.
Phil is an active runner and triathlete who has completed Ironman-Distances.
"Strength, flexibility, balance and endurance are key aspects to an active lifestyle."

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Michele Niles, B.S.

Michele is a graduate of William & Mary's Exercise Science program and a Certified Personal Trainer.
She is certified and trained in heart rate zone performance programs.
Michele is also a certified nutritionist.

Certified in Spinning, Nordic Walking and Yoga.
Michele is a Cat 1 ex-professional cyclist and leads the BCH&F
Indoor Off-Season Cycle Training Classes.
Michele offers individuals one-on-one fitness and fitness/nutrition training
as well as specialized small group training.


Christina Lindstedt, B.S.

A Graduate of Furman University and Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine.
Functional and Golf Fitness Specialist.
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 1, 2 & 3 Certification)
Christina is the only F# level TPI trainer in the lowcountry. 
Christina is an active golfer, runner, and sports enthusiast.
She is also TRX-Suspension Trainer Certified and BARRE instructor.

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Vira Khmel, M.S.

B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine.

Pilates Certified by the Pilates Institute of London, UK.

NASM Personal Training & Golf Fitness Certifications.

Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certification One.

Certified Group Exercise Instructor

TRX Suspension Training, CX-WORX, BODY PUMP, BODY JAM, ZUMBA, BARRE & Reebok Step Aerobics


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 Camila Pacheco, B.A., CPT
Camila graduated from Unitri with a Bachelor's degree.  She has over seven years' experience teaching all different styles of dance including Zumba, Barre and Hip Hop.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer through IFTA and ACE and is also a certified TRX Trainer. Originally from Brazil, she began her dance training and was part of a company at a competitive level.  After moving to the US in 2006, Camila continued her training as a Dance Instructor in New York City and Charlotte. She is a certified group exercise instructor and teaches Spinning, Zumba, TRX, Cross-Barre and Barre as well as the Small Group Training Program, WERKIN’ (dance choreography/fitness) at BCH&F.



Mati Topping, B.A., CPT

B.A., Del Salvador University,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Certified Personal Trainer - AFFA
Spinning Instructor
Lifestyle Management Program Director
Training Available in Spanish


Michael Miller, B.S.; CPT; LMT

Michael has his B.S. from Salisbury State University, and is an ISSA certified personal trainer since 1998.
Michael is a strength and conditioning specialist who believes clients must first master technique before moving onto intensity.
 He is also a NCTMB licensed Massage Therapist, whose methods include Thai yoga massage, joint therapy and deep tissue.
Michael's personal interests include beach volleyball, surfing and mountain biking.

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