A few benefits of working out with a personal trainer.

  • Instruction
  • Accountability & motivation
  • Develop a routine
  • Fresh new perspective & ideas on health, nutrition and fitness
  • Solid consistent support
  • Proper technique and form
  • Injury prevention and/or injury rehabilitation
  • Variety
  • Efficiency

Cheshire offers qualified personal training to help you with your goals.

cheshire-april-094-150x150Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Banks

  • Phone: 828-215-1994
Mary Elizabeth, the “comeback kid”, knows setbacks. From pre-hab to re-hab, from moving from physical therapy to independent exercise, she is an understanding guide.

M.E. is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach and Fitness Coach. She is able to do her training through land based techniques as well as aqua – training (in the pool). M.E. is able to individualize her training programs to meet the needs of clients of all ages, but enjoys working with older adults to promote healthy aging.

crystal-1-150x150Crystal Kilgore

  • Phone: 828-280-6231

Chrystal is certified through the American Council of Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor through NETA. She is also certified in Kickboxing and has been an instructor in a Pilates curriculum in the local area. An accomplished athlete, she excelled in basketball, volleyball and played professionally with the Asheville Splash soccer team.

She enjoys personal training (both on land and in the water) with people of all ages in specifically designed programs to meet individual client’ needs. She also teaches water aerobics regularly at the Club.

Bill's-picBill Millwood

  • Phone: 828-527-2060

Bill is certified as a Personal Trainer through the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.). He creates specific programs for each client based on goals like weight loss, boosting strength, increasing sports performance or just making daily living a little easier.

Bill enjoys working with clients of all ages to improve balance, flexibility and endurance.

Rae-Lee-PT-Cheshire-Fitness-ClubRae Lee

  • Phone: 843-240-4872

Rae is a multi-certified, seasoned Fitness Professional who possesses four personal training certifications with, N.A.S.M (National Association of Sports Medicine), A.C.E. (American Council on Exercise, A.F.A.A. (Aerobic Fitness Association of America) and WaterART International.

She also possesses the following certifications, AFAA Kickboxing and American Red Cross Life Guarding/First Aid.

Rae has reached Gold Level with WaterART International granting her the titles of: Water Fitness Instructor, Arthritis Instructor, Rehabilitation Specialist and Mind, Body Instructor.

Rae strives to meet clients where they are, listens to their wants and needs, guides them to success through using fun, effective and safe training paths aiming for wellness and wholeness, in the water and on the land. Rae is always educating, always encouraging and always effective.

cheshire-april-177-150x150Carlos Perez

  • Phone: 828-279-1269

Carlos is certified through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer and Sports Specific Trainer. He holds a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from Western Carolina University and likes to focus on the relationship between nutrition, physical exercise and overall health.

Carlos enjoys working with clients of all ages on improving athletic performance, overall health and is available for consultations with individuals and groups on Sports Specific Training.



Credits: Gina Palermo MacFarland

2016-11-12T10:52:39+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Categories: About Us, Exercise, General, General Health, Personal Training|