Freestyle Fitness Instructor Spotlight – Meet Mike

What happens when a third degree black (with 18 years of experience) and a certified progressive calisthenics trainer joins the fitness ranks at Freestyle Fitness in Reno? Good stuff, that’s what happens! Mike Escobar is one in a recent line of martial artists to make the leap to fitness here at Freestyle, and we’re digging […]

Freestyle Fitness Instructor Spotlight: Chris Rios

Enthusiastic, technical and motivating are all traits of a really great fitness instructor, for sure, but what about courteous, punctual and kind? We’ll argue that those characteristics are just as important, and we have walking, talking proof in Chris Rios. With a background in wrestling and boxing – ahem, and captain of the team senior […]

Freestyle Instructor Spotlight: Our Anchor, Danelle Clarke

For almost as long as there has been a Freestyle Martial Arts, there has been student and instructor Danelle Clarke. She’s one of the handful of instructors playing both sides of the Freestyle field, with a “Head Instructor” business card in her wallet for her role in the adult beginner program on the martial arts […]

Instructor Spotlight – The One and Only Judith Mansfield

She’s a second-degree black belt. A marathoner, trail runner, high school track, cross country and drill team star. She’s the one on the mic making you laugh even as you silently curse, stealing glances at the clock and praying for a  break. She’s the one with the crazy high kicks and perfect form, the tireless enthusiasm […]