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Nathalie

Chief of Making Shit Happen | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

Spirit Animal: Bruno Mars

Fitness Credentials: Sports Medicine degree from the University of San Francisco, MBA from Mills College, NASM Personal Trainer, NASM Sports Specialist, Collegiate women's basketball

Favorite Thing About QG: I get to workout with homos and homies for a living!

Quick Fit Tip: You gotta just show up.

Favorite Queer Party: Mango at El Rio

 
 
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Kendra

Coach | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Spirit Animal: if The Rock and Forrest Gump could raise a child... 

Fitness Credentials: NASM Trainer, Pre/Post Natal Certified, TRX Certified, Kettlebell 1, Vipr Certified, Restorative Poses Qualified, UC Davis Sociology:Organizational Studies, Division 1 Women's softball.

Favorite Thing About QG: Getting to be my authentic self while having the platform to spread love and knowledge to such a diverse community. 

Quick Fit Tip: Do your very best with your mind and body everyday. "Civilize the mind but make savage the body."

Favorite Queer Party: Mango at El Rio

 
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Nedra

Coach | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Spirit Animal: Ufff. Damned if I know. How do I figure that out?!

Fitness Credentials: NASM Trainer, Professional Basketball player.

Favorite Thing About QG: Getting to be my authentic self while having the platform to spread love and knowledge to such a diverse community. 

Quick Fit Tip: 

Favorite Queer Party: Soulovely

 
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Dalia

Coach | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Oxnard, CA

Spirit Animal: Panther, lion.

Fitness Credentials: PE teacher, professional boxer, softball all-star, boxing and fitness certified, Collegiate women's basketball, youth coach...

Favorite Thing About QG: Feeling comfortable and supported  

Quick Fit Tip: Nothing fancy just hard work. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.

Favorite Queer Party: Soulovely

 
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Viktor

Coach | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Fitness Credentials: Personal Trainer, Fitness Enthusiast, Gogo Boy Extraordinaire

Favorite Thing About QG: Building up support in the community and celebrating our diversity! Everyone is working towards a common goal of wellness while from different walks of life. That sense of space for each other and learning is something really special!

Quick Fit Tip: Befriend your body, in any aspect you can. Make time to learn with it, to listen to it, and to love it!

Favorite Queer Party: Swagger Like Us! I especially love SLU at El Rio, when we all get down to hot beats in the summer heat!

 
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Kay

Yoga Instructor | Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Happy Valley, Ca

Spirit Animal:  My dog, Churro.

Fitness Credentials: Vinyasa Yoga School, Rishikesh, India. Certified in Vinyasa, Hatha, Therapy and Meditation, Pranayama, Theory and Yoga Philosophy, Adjustments and Corrections. 

Favorite Thing About QG: I love that I'm encouraged to be exactly who I am.

Quick Fit Tip: Be devoted to something everyday.

Favorite Queer Party: Mango at El Rio

 
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Alex

Guest Coach | Pronouns: she/her

We're hella excited to announce that Alex from @fatchancecoaching will be our guest Coach for the next 7 weeks!

As a long time activist and counselor, Alex is especially excited to work with lgbt clients, fat folks, vegans, punks, survivors, those in eating disorder recovery and anyone who feels alienated by the mainstream health and fitness movements.

 

Wanna join the team? We're hiring!