:: Our Trainers and Instructors

Ryan Sport

Certified Personal Trainer Ryan Sport has been a trainer at Pacifica Athletic Center since late 2009, and has provided training services for several valued clients. Whether your objective is fat loss, muscle gain, building bone density, training for competition or just general fitness, certified trainer Ryan Sport will help you make the most of your exercise time.

With 3 certifications including the industry-standard National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer certification, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist certification, and CPR/AED certification, Ryan has the credentials to meet the exercise needs of a broad array on individuals. Training sessions are affordable, effective, and tailored to YOUR goals.

Sessions are pay per session with discounts for partner and multi-session packages. Clients had this to say about Ryan:

"Ryan really cares about my success, he's not just going through the motions! I feel like we're a team, which makes me more dedicated and consistent in my exercise program." - Bill C., Pacifica

"I really enjoy working out with Ryan. He's astute in knowing how to mold the body, and his encouragement motivates me. I highly recommend him." - Kristina H., Pacifica

Your same old exercise routines get you the same results. Exercise smarter, not harder, with personal training!!

Sheila Gill

Sheila Gill is a certified, licensed massage practitioner and has been certified in "Acu-Yoga" (Developed by Michael Reed Grach) through the Accupressure Institute in Berkeley, CA. She has been teaching since 1995.

Ryan Montanha

Professor Montanha - Montanha has been practicing Capoeira since 1996, training with Mestres Preguica, Beicola, and Carlos Aceituno before finding Mestre Urubu in San Francisco. In addition to his Master, Mestre Urubu’s teachings, Montanha has traveled to Capoeira events and Batizados in the United States, learning from many more of the great masters from Brasil. In 2007, Montanha traveled to Brazil to train and experience Capoeirence in its homeland. In 2008 Montanha was recognized for his accomplishments at Capoeira USA's Formatura e Troca de Cordões, where he graduated as a "Professor" of Capoeira.

Christina Fiske

A certified group fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise and CPR certified, I have experience teaching salsa dance, boot camp, hi/lo aerobics, sculpt, step aerobics, and pilates. Over the last twelve years I have taught fitness classes at various gyms including Pacifica Athletic Center, Bally's Total Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness. I keep in shape by working out five to six days a week and am always trying to find new ways to make fitness fun.

Caitlin Zimbrick

Caitlin Zimbrick A graduate and former Division I Volleyball Player at Oregon State University, Caitlin has a wealth of knowledge and first hand experience in top level fitness programs. Leading an active and healthy lifestyle is a priority for her and helping others do the same is just as important.


  • Individual Fitness Training
  • Tandem Fitness Training (2 people)
  • Small Group Training (3-6 people)
  • Endurance Training
  • Athletic Training/ Coaching
Set yourself up for success, contact Caitlin for more information.
p. 503.435.9568
e. caitzim@gmail.com

Alison Barnhill

AlisonAlison Barnhill, has been a Certified Personal Trainer since 2008. Alison has helped all types of clients reach their goals. From losing weight, to healing back injuries to rehabilitation from surgeries; Alison is the support you need that will help you feel stronger, gain confidence and live a healthier life. Alison believes in the healing power of fitness.

Alison has been a competitive Powerlifter since 2004 and currently holds multiple state records and the title of World Champion. With this experience, Alison decided that she wanted to help others reach their fitness goals. Alison has helped various types of clients ranging from teenagers to senior citizens, from beginners to professional athletes. She will provide the focus that you need in order to succeed and is with you every step of the way. She is extremely diligent and listens to your every need. Alison wants you to feel great and transform into a healthy you. Alison offers free consultations to assess your goals and needs. Contact Alison today!


Ravi Machado

RaviRavi holds a certification by national academy of sport medicine for personal trainer-CPT, corrective exercise specialist-CES, performance exercise enhancement-PES and fitness nutrition specialist-FNS. He is a certified Spinning and Kettlebell Concepts Instructor. Ravi?s philosophy is that getting fit is the first step to a healthy lifestyle. Ravi has always lead an active lifestyle including biking, surfing, capoeira, and working out.

Ravi has been teaching indoor cycling, kettlebell exercises, group fitness training and personal training since 2007 in the Bay Area. He worked as a Master Trainer at 24 Hour fitness for over four years. He specializes in weight loss, muscle gain, injury prevention/recovery and posture correction.

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