At Angel’s Boot Camp you can guarantee that you will get a great workout no matter your fitness level. All exercises have options for more advanced participants as well as different options for those just getting started AND all those in the middle. Each workout is different, fresh and effective every time you show up. 27 workouts scheduled throughout the week, scheduled at various times so that you can be sure to get your exercise in every day. Overuse injuries are a thing of the past. Angel’s workouts include creative detail and knowledge that will hit every muscle during the week while keeping joints moving and healthy (injury free). If your approach to fitness is to not have to think about what you need to do and you like to be motivated by others around you, this is the best solution for you. The trainers take care of the workout formula for you while the community of Boot Campers sweat along side each other until the beeper tells them it’s over.
Established in 2004, Angel’s Boot Camp & Essential Health has been creating results for bodies of all types and abilities. The idea of combining group exercise and 1:1 personal training changed the business model of fitness in the early 2000’s and Angel continues to be an influential leader in the industry. Her national reputation for creating safe and results oriented workouts coupled with an incredible passion for people make Angel’s Boot Camps a destination for people looking to improve their overall health and fitness.
Owner, Founder & Trainer
Angel has been a leader in the Portland area fitness industry for over twenty years. She has been a personal trainer, group exercise coach, national certification instructor, exercise video program designer and fitness gym owner. Her reputation for exercise variety, precise form and pushing her clients towards their goals with just the right mix of loving support has created a fitness family that can only be found with Angel’s Boot Camp. Her personal story of battling an MS diagnosis with exercise and diet has inspired her members to use a healthy lifestyle in tackling their own life challenges and exemplifies what hard work and dedication can achieve. Outside of work, Angel loves spending time with her husband, two kids and three dogs.
Stephanie joined Angel’s Boot Camp as a trainer in 2014. She loves coaching people to reach their goals and wants them to know that if they try, they can accomplish things that they didn’t think was possible. Stephanie has her own inspiring story that started as a member of Angel’s Boot Camp wanting to achieve a more energetic and healthy lifestyle. Her love of fitness was born and it led to a new career in helping others do the same. When she is not coaching workouts, Stephanie spends her time with her three boys and her many animals. She also happens to work full-time at OHSU as a Coding Specialist in Radiation Medicine.
Chris developed his passion for yoga after discovering the profound benefits of the practice. After a long and successful career in semiconductor and high tech industries, he retired early to pursue his love of yoga by deepening his personal practice under the teaching of several of Portland’s area most respected Yoga experts. He completed his 200 hr registered yoga teacher training certification from Yoga Alliance Foundation and subsequent mentorship training under Alison Matt in 2017. His practice is rooted in the solid foundations of B.K.S. Iyengar yoga with branches extending to the many styles of yoga commonly practiced today. Chris is highly skilled in anatomical alignment, range of motion, and flexibility. He receives great joy in helping others discover their own yoga practice, bringing them strength of body and peace of mind. He is eager to share the happiness yoga has given him with others as they uncover their own unique path to health and enlightenment.
Kim has a long-held passion for fitness. Shortly after the birth of her daughter in 2011, she decided to get her NASM personal training certification. Immediately after she earned that certification she was asked to teach boot camp classes. This is when she fell in love with group fitness and she has not looked back since. She has continued to grow and expand her knowledge in the industry and has acquired several more certifications including a NASM Nutritional Fitness Specialist Certification, Barre Above Certification, Pound Certification and two cycle certifications. She enjoys working in groups, uplifting people and showing them they are capable of anything. When she is not active in the gym, she spends most of her time running, reading and with family.
Cindy joined Angel’s Boot Camp as a member in the fall of 2013. She wanted to get back in shape to lead a healthy lifestyle after having her two kids and has achieved that goal by working out consistently since that time. She fell in love with Pound when it was introduced and took the training to become a Pound Pro in April of 2017. She also became Barre certified in June of 2018. Outside of her full-time job of teaching middle school math, she likes being active by running 5k’s, Obstacle Courses, One-day Relays and Trail Runs. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Rommel, who is also a member of Angel’s Boot Camp, and her two elementary aged children.
Owner and General Manager
After 26 years in the high tech industry, Brian has joined his wife Angel in the opening of Angel’s Boot Camp and Essential Health. Early in their marriage, they dreamed of owning their own gym and sharing their love of fitness with others. In 2017 that dream became a reality when they moved Angel’s highly successful Fitbody Bootcamp and opened the doors of their own facility in Hillsboro. Outside of the gym, Brian spends his time in another gym as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Liberty High School as well as authoring the Lunchbox Stories series of children’s books
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