Makena Nixon

Staff

Makena Nixon
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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

April 23, 2017
  • Upcoming Events

    Apr
    23
    Sun
    8:00 am CXWORX @ Group Ex Studio
    CXWORX @ Group Ex Studio
    Apr 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
    Looking for a short, sharp workout that’ll inspire you to the next level of fitness, while strengthening and toning your body? CXWORX™...Read More
    8:30 am Gentle Yoga – Crystal Bowls
    Gentle Yoga – Crystal Bowls
    Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
    This Gentle Yoga class integrates easy stretches, restorative and classical poses, and breathing exercises with the healing vibrations of crystal bowl meditations to establish harmony...Read More
    8:30 am SPRINT @ Cycling Studio
    SPRINT @ Cycling Studio
    Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
    SPRINT is a 30 Minute High -Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout using an indoor bike. Its a quick and hard style of...Read More
    8:45 am BodyCOMBAT @ Group Ex Studio
    BodyCOMBAT @ Group Ex Studio
    Apr 23 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
    BODYCOMBAT™ is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by martial arts and draws...Read More
    9:15 am RPM @ Cycling Studio
    RPM @ Cycling Studio
    Apr 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 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
    10:00 am BodyFLOW @ Mind/ Body Studio
    BodyFLOW @ Mind/ Body Studio
    Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
    10:00 am BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
    11:15 am Vinyasa Level 2 @ Mind / Body
    Vinyasa Level 2 @ Mind / Body
    Apr 23 @ 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
    This practice is for the more experienced Yogi looking for a challenging, faster-paced flow. Vinyasa Level 2 will focus on the breath...Read More