Train with Professionals

The Fab Five Body within Team

Our team has over 65 years of combined personal training expertise. This is what the Body Within team brings to each workout.

We have trained hundreds of people and worked through thousands of hours of strength and conditioning.

Since 2004, Body Within has specialized in personal training. This is not a hobby or a side job. Personal training is all we do. This is our field of study. We are a team of professionals.

Chris Schild: 25 years training experience.  BS in Management of Health Promotions from Spring Arbor University.  Personal Training Certification from AFAA.  Additional certifications from Titleist Golf Fitness and Functional Movement Systems.

Jenny Schild: 19 years training experience.  BA in Social Relations from James Madison College, Michigan State University.  Personal Training Certification from ACE.  Additional certifications from YogaFit and Functional Movement Systems.

Michelle MacDermaid: 16 years training experience.  National Strength and Conditioning Association degree and certification from National Personal Training Institute.  Additional certification as a nutrition coach from National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Heather Pierson: 7 year training experience.  Associates in Liberal Arts from Washtenaw Community College.  Personal Training Certification from ACE.

Ryan Mertz comes to Body Within with knowledge and experience in various arenas related to physical health and wellness. Graduating from UofM with a degree in Kinesiology, Ryan went on to obtain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northwestern University.