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MAYTAL ZVINGLER - MANAGER | GROUP INSTRUCTOR | PERSONAL TRAINER

My love to fitness started when I was in my teens … I did some track competitions than I came to the states and tried everything else; kickboxing, yoga, conventional gyms, boot camp, cardio barre, spinning and Pilates… I fell in love with Pilates… two years later I got my Pilates certification (2013) and coached little over a year (till the birth of my twin boys). Somewhere along the way I lost my passion…it was a real struggle losing the weight and nothing was working until I was introduced to Interval…. Something about this place got me hooked up and back to the fitness junkie I once was only this time I had a direction. I knew that functional training is my passion. So I trained hard and Roy’s program really worked! I Lost all the weight and got stronger day by day.

Loving it so much led me to get certified through Roys certification program (that was full of valuable information from all the basic functional movements to anatomy, physiology and some injuries and their modifications. I’ve been a coach/ personal trainer for 6 months now and love every moment of it.

I am also the office manager of this gym so any questions/issues you may have … I’m at your service 😇😉

Why I love it so much ? As an athlete… There is so much room to grow, improve and get Better.. as a coach, being a part of someone’s life change, helping them to get the best version of themselves and witnessing the progress is what drives me..it’s inspiring to see what the human body is capable of -if we only put our minds in to it.

AYO SORRELLS - GROUP INSTRUCTOR | PERSONAL TRAINER

After playing collegiate football and earning his B.A in Family Studies at the University of Connecticut Ayo moved west to sunny California to get into the entertainment field.

​While pursuing the entertainment industry and having to continually keep himself in top shape, he discovered a passion for fitness and nutrition. Certified by ACSM with a focus on strength and conditioning, nutrition and weight loss, he is passionate about educating others towards a healthy lifestyle.

MICHAEL BAEZ, MASTER TRAINER, E-RYT 500 (800 HOUR IN DHARMA YOGA)

Michael first discovered yoga 13 years ago when he moved to L.A. from N.Y. A good friend of his named Onahoua Rodriguez, took him to a ‘living room’ yoga class and 10 minutes into the class he was hooked!
Previously, Michael had achieved his 2nd degree Black Belt under the instruction & mentorship of Jerry “Fast Feet” Fontanez. For 10 years, Michael taught at all 5 of the Fontanez Karate schools all throughout New York. Michael soon noticed the similarities between yoga & the martial arts were incredible; from the breathing, balance, flexibility, meditation, focus and concentration, everything but the ego!
In 2009, Michael became a certified yoga teacher through Bamboomoves, by its founder Andrew Tanner. In fact, Michael’s graduation ceremony was held at the grand opening of his own Bamboomoves yoga studio. It was one of the very first yoga studios in the Bronx. In 2011, Michael created his own certification program, Awakened Warrior Yoga Teacher Training – with over 200 participants from all over the world!
Michael’s classes & trainings include the philosophies & teachings of yoga with the discipline and power of the martial arts as well as a ton of personal development! He’s studied with Tony Robbins for over 20 years and has completed Tony’s Business Mastery and Mastery University (includes Date with Destiny, Life Mastery & Wealth Mastery) programs twice!
Michael graduated from the 300 & 800 hour Life of a Yogi teacher training taught by legendary yoga master & Guru, Sri Dharma Mittra.  Michael is now an E-RYT 500 (and 800 hour certified by Sri Dharma Mittra).
Michael has taught at: Lululemon in West Hollywood & in Beverly Hills, the Kabbalah Center in Beverly Hills, International Fitness in Northridge. In 2016, he was a featured teacher at the Yoga Expo & the Fit Expo at the LA Convention Center & the Anaheim Convention Center. He’s currently teaching at: Crunch Fitness in Northridge, Crunch Fitness in Simi Valley & subs at LA Mission College in Sylmar.
Very soon the Awakened Warrior Yoga Teacher Trainings will begin to offer international, destination yoga teacher trainings & yoga retreats in India, Italy, Cuba, Hawaii, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bali & Costa Rica. And certifications in Restorative yoga, Reiki, Sacred Stones and Thai massage!

SARA GOLDIN - PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Pilates Instructor certified Barre ans TRX instructor.
I’ve been practicing Pilates since 2014 and as a  mother of two amazing boys,
Pilates has changed my body and the way I feel as well as my energy level.
My focus is on each client’s needs and goals. I enjoy giving aggressive workouts that are fun, yet sensitive to any physical condition or issues if needed.

LAWRENCE AUGUST - NUTRITIONIST

Lawrence August has worked in the Health and Nutrition industry for nearly two decades. He is currently the sole Nutrition Counselor at The Center for Integrative Medicine in Tarzana California.
The Center is run by Dr. Michael Hirt, MD and is currently the largest private solo medical practice in Los Angeles County.
At over 8,000 consultations and counting at The Center, Lawrence serves patients with a variety of health challenges, from basic weight loss and digestive issues to more severe illnesses such as Cancer, Diabetes, and Heart Disease… and everything in between.
At the Center, Lawrence also helps in managing the Natural Pharmacy, which offers an alternative to nearly every single prescription medication available.
He is a former Wellness Advisor for Follow Your Heart Natural Foods— one of the very first vegetarian markets in the country,  where he acted as Editor for the Monthly Newsletter, along with running monthly health-conscious events, including seminars and regular screenings of documentaries focusing on a variety of hot-button topics.
In addition to his full-time position as a Nutrition Counselor, he serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit organization Accept The Challenge, an elementary school program dedicated to fighting childhood obesity by providing evidence-based, nutrient-smart lessons combined with structured exercise. The program is currently being employed in 22 school districts across 7 states and is set to expand nationally within the coming year.
Lawrence lives to help people and is always refining his health protocols whenever new information arrives. His core professional philosophy is to compassionately meet each client’s particular needs in a customized and individualized fashion.

TALI AZAR - GROUP INSTRUCTOR

My name is Tali Azar. I’m 24 years old and moved to Los Angeles two years ago from Israel- Ramat Gan.
Since I was 4 years old, I had a great passion for gymnastics and participated in many important competitions.

I began my crossfit training at interval strength & conditioning about 6 months ago. It took me only a few days of training to realize that I have found something that I am strongly motivated for and love to do!
I currently hold a primary personal trainer & CPR certification. As well I have completed 100 hours of Roy’s internship program.
I believe that in every single person there is a great athlete waiting to come out and I believe an important part of my coaching is to guide, protect, and nurture my clients.

JOHN IVY - GROUP INSTRUCTOR

Hey y’all my name is John Ivy. I am originally from the great state of Texas. Since I was young I loved anything involved with athletics. I started Crossfit when I was deployed to Iraq and I have enjoyed it ever since. After my six-year contract was completed I traveled across the United States living in different cities. Some of the cities I lived in were Atlanta, San Francisco, and Austin. Soon after moving out to Los Angeles I got married to a wonderful woman named Ashley. After receiving my Crossfit level One certification I was ecstatic about my new professional career as a fitness coach. I couldn’t wait to hit the ground running, but the only problem was trying to find a place to get started. This is when I met Coach Roy from Interval. He sat down me with over coffee and I was able to tell him how much fitness meant to me professionally and personally. Fitness to me isn’t about rock hard six pack abs, or how good you look in a bikini. Fitness to me is about the ability to have a positive impact on someone and make them do things they never thought possible. Even if their mission in life at that moment is to be to play with their kids or grandkids. That is why I am happy to be a part of the Interval family, I see everyone here smiling, laughing and having a great time all the while prolonging their lives through fitness.