Team Members

DONAVAN ALMOND
CEO
CSCS, ACSM 

Donavan is one of Napa Valley's most sought after fitness professionals. As Owner and CEO of Donavan's Wellness Solutions and Calistoga Fit he provides fitness & wellness coaching, nutrition support, residential & commercial gym design, as well as consulting with award winning hotel brands.  

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Jacqi ALMOND
CMO
Aqua Bootcamp, Circuit 

Jacqi's fitness instructor experience began 10 years ago at Velocity Sports Performance where she provided strength and conditioning workouts to young, high school and college level athletes. She currently teaches a variety of fitness classes including bootcamp, ultimate circuit, and spin that focus on H.I.I.T style of training. 

casey miller
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, LEAD TRAINER
CSCS, NSCA

Casey is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and fitness professional with over 5 years of experience at Napa Valley’s top fitness studios. Casey also has multiple certifications for group training and fitness.  She finds herself an expert in pre, post, and seasonal training for athletes.


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LINDA BURQUEZ
PILATES, TRX, D.M.Q

Linda is a Doctor of Medical Qigong Therapy, Inner Radiance Qigong Teacher Trainer with 20 years experience in the healing and movement arts. She offers workshops and retreats that are both practical, inspirational and empower participants to be physically and energetically fit.

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Maria Coggiola
yoga

Maria became certified as an instructor through YogaWell of San Diego, while earning her Master's degree in education. She is proficient in several disciplines of yoga and also cross trains to gain a more balanced workout regimen. Regardless of your experience level, you will stretch, strengthen, and gain muscle awareness in her classes. 

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Pilar Caso
YOGA

Pilar is a certified Baptiste yoga instructor. She teaches this style of yoga to inspire, encourage, and help others get in touch with who they really are. This style is not rigid, but intuitive. I encourage my students to find the balance, strength, and clarity within. 

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DENISE HENQUET SPRENGERS
PILATES

Denise has been teaching mat pilates for over 15 years. After traveling the world for Stott Pilates certification and workshops, Denise emphasizes on alignment in her positive upbeat classes. Passionate to transform your mind, body and life to become a better athlete, a happier version of yourself and to find your strength, balance and flexibility.
 

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MICHAEL SKALLA
AQUA, SPIN & TENNIS

Michael is a certified aqua and tennis instructor and leads a high energy water aerobics class for both Calistoga Fit and the City of Calistoga.  When he is not teaching poolside he can be found on the tennis court or leading one of our spin classes. 

kat Martucci
Bootcamp/yoga

Kat has been teaching fitness for 5 years, specializing in strength training, boot camps, aerial yoga, acrobatics, and mat yoga. She is very passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals through connecting with them and encouraging success.  Her classes are fun and focused on correct body alignment and safety for longevity.


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RIKKI WICKMAN
Bootcamp

Rikki's prior experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the Army Reserves has influnenced her style as a spin instructor. With a focus on self-improvement and steady progression, her classes incorporate elements of H.I.I.T, tabata, and resistance drills. 

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Liese Schneider
pilates, trx

Liese is a senior Pilates Instructor, Holistic Health Counselor, Rehabilitation Specialist, TRX trainer. My approach is one of balance:  Fitness is a foundation that when aligned with our own everyday rhythms creates authentic health.

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NOEMY Zavaleta
BOOTCAMP, MYZONE

Noemy is a crossfit, bootcamp, hiking, volleyball and long distance running fanatic. She received her degree in Kinesiology at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo in 2010. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer certificate and brings her enthusiasm for high intensity circuit training and 4 years of crossfit experience to all the members of the community.