Our Team Members

Managers

Victor Brawner

Victor Brawner

Manager
RENO

Victor's responsibilities include membership sales.

Jacob Connell

Jacob Connell

Manager
CARSON CITY

Jacob joined the Verity Fitness team in March of 2017 and now manages our Carson City location. Jacob oversees membership sales and is also a personal trainer.

Monte Howell

Monte Howell

Assistant Manager
CARSON CITY

Monte joined the Verity team in February 2018 and is now Assistant Manager. He assists with membership sales and other duties throughout the club.

Class Instructors

Christina

RENO
Class Instructor

Christina teaches yoga at Verity. She received her 200 credited hour yoga certification in 2008 from the International Sivananda Centre in Val Morin Canada and a 14 credited hour yoga certification in 2011 from Street Yoga in Portland, Oregon for Youth Trauma-Informed. She has been teaching since 2009 and primarily focuses her classes on a Power Vinyasa-Style, mixed with deep stretch and relaxation.

Christina teaches Monday and Saturday.

Jeff

RENO
Class Instructor

Jeff has been a personal trainer and fitness instructor for the last twenty years. He enjoys teaching and helping people achieve their fitness goals. “I have learned that we have to be kind with our bodies and help keep them healthy with proper exercise and a nutrient diet. My goal is always to be there for your Fitness needs and teach you correctly how to perform the exercise to build your strength, resistance and power so you can develop a healthy way of living,” he says.

Try one of his classes and you will discover how your body reacts when it gets pushed and challenged. This positive feeling will make you reach for more opportunities to grow and achieve your fitness goals.

Jennifer

RENO
Class Instructor

Jennifer has been instructing group classes for ten years. She is currently teaching Body Sculpting on Monday evenings and H.I.I.T. on Wednesday mornings.

Jennifer brings energy and enthusiasm, so come ready for a great workout!

Patty

RENO
Class Instructor

Patty started dancing Zumba® in 2012 and loved the workout. Her passion for the dance fitness program grew and she became an instructor in 2015. Her interest in Zumba® was it’s fun and easy format – A total body workout that burns calories, boosts your energy and makes you feel good while listening to Latin music, world rhythms, and Top-40 hits!

Patty is a mother of four children and works in the Medical Field as a Radiology Technologist. Come and join her for some Zumba® fun on Monday and Tuesday evenings!

Rick

RENO & CARSON CITY
Class Instructor

Rick has been teaching group fitness for over ten years. His fitness journey began when he competed in several natural bodybuilding shows in Sacramento, CA. From there, he started teaching boot camp classes and enjoyed seeing the members’ results.

He teaches INSANITY® and R.I.P.P.E.D™ in Reno and ZUMBA® in Carson City. Rick loves to see members walk out of class sweating with smiles on their faces knowing they had a great workout.

Shavanne

RENO
Class Instructor

Shavanne teaches Zumba®. She started taking classes in 2011 and never imagined she’d become an instructor. With the encouragement of other class members, she became a licensed instructor in 2013. The best part of her day is having the opportunity to dance with class participants and share her knowledge and experience as a fitness instructor.

Shavanne teaches on Wednesday evening.

Silvia

RENO
Class Instructor

Silvia, born and raised in Europe (Spain), moved to Reno four years ago. Her passion for dancing began twenty years ago and includes, ballroom and specialty Latin rhythms such as Salsa, Bachata and Merengue. She soon discovered Zumba® and subsequently became a licensed instructor in several formats.

Join Silvia every Monday morning at 10 a.m. for Zumba® Toning, a Zumba® formula that you’ll love!

Ashley

CARSON CITY
Class Instructor

Ashley relocated to Carson City from Oregon in the Summer of 2017. She attended POUND® classes for a couple of years before becoming a POUND PRO in April 2017. Subsequently, she began teaching the class in March of this year and enjoys bringing this new workout to Carson City.

In addition to teaching, Ashley works full time for the State of Nevada. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, volunteering at the Nevada Humane Society and paddle boarding in Tahoe.

Come channel your inner rock star and experience POUND® with Ashley on Tuesday evenings!

Jamie

CARSON CITY
Class Instructor

Jamie was born and raised in Carson City. She has lived here for 39 years and has a sixteen year old son and a ten year old daughter. In addition to teaching classes, she works as a bartender/server at a local pub in town. She has been involved in fitness most of her adult life and loves everything about it. Three years ago, she began teaching classes, which includes two Full-Body Classes, as well as a Kickboxing Class. She loves what she does and hopes to continue progressing in the Fitness Industry.

Lourdes

CARSON CITY
Class Instructor

Lourdes has been teaching Zumba® for six years. She loves to dance because it's fun, easy and you can burn lots of calories. Come down and burn some calories with her!

Lourdes has an impressive following in the Zumba® community and teaches on Monday and Wednesday evenings.