Carey is an ACE and AFFA certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She is also a yoga instructor certified through yoga fit. She has been specializing in fitness and nutrition for over 11 years. Carey has been spending a lot of her spare time mastering her favorite exercise equipment, the TRX. She was introduced to a class at the annual IDEA convention a few years ago and fell in love with it. She is a certified TRX instructor.
“P.K.” moved to Jackson, Wy in 1995 from Maine. He studied Health and Science/Sports Medicine at the University of Wyoming. He is a certified Strong First Kettle Bell Instructor, avid skier and is married with 2 little boys. Never used Kettle Bells, intimidated by lifting too heavy of weights, scared of hurting yourself? P.K. will take you through each position and get you in the perfect form to help you gain strength and mental toughness that you did not know was even possible. The dynamic force of the kettle bell will also increase your endurance, stamina & raw power while building structural integrity, joint strength and mobility and lean muscle mass. Is Kettle Bell training the be all end all of working out? No, it is simply a very effective way to train and enhance whatever program you are on.
Originally from Orlando, Florida, Chelsea has always enjoyed leading an active lifestyle. Whether playing on the beach, or hiking the mountains of her current home in Jackson. An avid runner for many years, she has competed in numerous events including 5k, 10k, and Half Marathons…her favorite being the Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon in Chicago! In 2008 she switched gears from her marketing background, and became an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, a lifelong goal. Specializing in one-on-one training she quickly gained a fun, and enthusiastic following up and down the Northshore of Chicago. After becoming parents in 2011, her husband Brandon, along with their son Declan decided to make the jump to their forever destination of Jackson Hole. Always on the lookout for her next challenge, she settled in to her new home at Core Changes with Carey, and added Group Fitness to her repotoire. Join Chelsea for some fun music, a few laughs, and some serious sweating!
Katie Jackson is a movement specialist who don’t just train with general exercises, but evaluates personal body movement and works to strengthen weak areas. Katie enjoys grey area training: i.e. post injury or just weak areas in general. It is her focus to train the weak areas to increase efficient performance. Through her classes and one-on-one sessions, you will experience smaller muscle groups being utilized in order to strengthen the larger muscles groups as a whole. Katie is NSCA Certified (National Strength Conditioning Association), Balanced Body Pilates Certified and TRX.
Laura has a Pilates Certification as well as an Advanced Education Certificate in Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies through Body Arts and Sciences International. She also has an ISSA Personal Trainer certification, TRX Levels 1 and 2 certifications, and Pilates for golfers certification. Currently, she’s pursuing studies in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. Laura believes Pilates and integrative fitness benefits her other sports—skiing, paddle boarding, biking, and hiking. “It helps build strength, stability, and agility to enhance performance in all of the other sports we do,” she says.
Whitney Marcella Wright
Holding instructor certifications from Dragon Door, Schwinn and TRX, Whitney is always striving for strength, mobility and endurance. She loves combining kettlebells, TRX and indoor cycling for an empowering and balanced workout. After earning her Masters in Teaching and Learning from the University of Iowa, focusing on interdisciplinary and community learning, Whitney relocated to Jackson in 2014. She currently serves as the Production & Outreach Coordinator for Dancers’ Workshop. Outside of teaching and training Whitney can be found paddle boarding, hiking and snowboarding with her dogs, Jack and Axel.