Suzi Morrow is an instructor/trainer here at Mountain Life Fitness. She holds a Certified Personal Trainer Certification through the American Council on Exercise, a Group Exercise Instructor Certification through the Athletic and Fitness Association of America and an Aquatic Instructor Certification through the Aquatic Exercise Association as well as being licensed by Zumba Fitness and Healthways/Silver Sneakers to teach classes in those formats. She has been a Grand County resident for 30 years who enjoys reading, travel, hiking, biking, fishing and snowshoeing. She is a wife, mom to four adult children, and a proud Nana to seven beautiful grandchildren, six girls and one boy ages 3-13, who are “the joys of my life.” Suzi enjoys helping people to achieve health and well-being by exercising and being active. "As a senior myself..." she says, "I understand the truth of MOVE IT OR LOSE IT!"
Gretta Fosha is an instructor and trainer at Mountain Life Fitness. She holds a Personal Trainer Certification through the American Council on Exercise. Gretta teaches indoor cycling and circuit classes and trains all levels of athletes, young and old. Additionally, Gretta is a mom, coach, and, along with her husband and family, a business owner. She loves to train and help others learn and improve in fitness, athletics, and subsequently, in confidence. Gretta comes from a background as an All-American collegiate swimmer and cross country runner and was formerly a pro-triathlete. “I have not met a sport or outdoor activity I don’t like. I enjoy helping others be an athlete whether that is something they consider themselves to be or not!”
Mackenzie Brenneman is an instructor and trainer here at Mountain Life Fitness. She holds a Personal Trainer Certification though the American Council on Exercise. For a number of years, Mackenzie was a member at Mountain Life Fitness before making the exciting decision to become a certified personal trainer! Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Mackenzie moved to Grand County almost 10 years ago. When she’s not working out or training at the gym, she works full-time as the Member Services Director at C Lazy U Ranch. Mackenzie loves all things outdoors including: backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, paddle boarding, fishing, skiing, and she’s an active volunteer for Grand County Search and Rescue. “Whether in the back-country or at the gym, I love to help others! Living an active and healthy lifestyle has changed my life in all the best ways and I hope to help others find that same happiness!”
Krysty Bosse has been teaching yoga for 6+ years and holds certificates in Hatha Yoga, Hot Yoga, Yoga For Healing and Personal Nutrition in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition and Performance. In an effort to balance a fun yet healthy lifestyle, she discovered yoga 12 years ago and it changed her life for the better. She believes that every body, no matter size/shape/ability, can benefit from practicing yoga and eating healthfully. In addition to yoga, she teaches music lessons and guides outdoor adventures. As a singer songwriter, she plays multiple instruments and enjoys hosting a weekly show on the local community radio station (tune in to KFFR 88.3 on Mondays 2:30-4 for Krystal Clear). Formerly based in New York City, Santa Fe, Nashville and Denver, she is now quite pleased to call the Fraser Valley home. When not teaching or coaching, you can usually find her playing somewhere in the snow with her dog, Olive.
Danielle Schmieder is a Midwesterner at heart and has many obsessions including, but not limited to, trail/road running, mountain biking, tacos, singing, tennis, and making others feel awesome! A true girl boss that believes health and happiness are synonymous with good friends, clean food, moving your body, and fresh air!
She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Exercise Specialist, and Behavioral Change Specialist, with a degree in Kinesiology and Human Movement Sciences. For over 15 years she has been helping others establish goals, motivate them to reach higher than they thought possible, and to create consistency towards exceeding those aspirations. My background in a Division 1 collegiate sport (cross country and track) and learning from others around me has taught me and given me the tools to show others YOU CAN and YOU WILL!
Management & Staff
Randi has lived in Fraser Valley for sixteen years. She enjoys running, freestyle skiing, mountain biking, and hiking. Randi came to Mountain Life Fitness in June of 2014, knowing it would be a great fit for her. She recently received her certification as a personal trainer, through the American Council of Exercise, and she can't wait to start helping people gain and maintain their fitness goals. "Health and fitness is a passion of mine," Randi states. She is excited to share it with all the members
Mari was born in Sao Paulo - Brazil and moved to Grand County in 2010 after graduating with a degree in Graphic Design. Growing up Mari got involved with many sports and to this day still carries the passion for fitness. Mari is thrilled to be a part of Mountain Life Fitness team, if you haven't met her yet, stop by the front desk to say hi!
Lynda has lived in Grand County for 24 years. She loves all outdoor activities offered here on snow, dirt, and water. She especially loves to share this with her 2 teenage boys and thanks MLF classes for the ability to keep them in sight as they blast ahead on skis, bikes etc. She has worked as a Children’s Ski Instructor, River Guide, and Preschool Teacher. She is devoted to Massage Therapy and looks forward to offering relaxing massages to round out a healthy fitness routine.
Nate Mentzer is our newest Manager On Duty with a deep resume in the fitness field. Nate is both a Certified Personal Trainer and a Corrective Exercise Specialist both certifications with NASM. Nate says he is in the fitness business because “the body is an amazing piece of machinery.”
Nate took his certifications to the next level obtaining the Corrective Exercise Specialist certification. That certification allows him to work with clients on injury rehabilitation as well as correcting muscle imbalances. It typically incorporates myofascial release and is a slow and steady focused training methodology that builds strength to injured and surrounding areas while protecting against re-injury.
Nate describes himself as “a goofy guy” who loves making people laugh and who embraces his kooky side!
Carin became a Grand County local after choosing Colorado as her playground. Carin is most often found in the mountains be it on a bike, a board, skis or with her sweet golden retriever. She considers herself a lifelong "gym rat" and after 20 years of managing her small architecture firm in CA, she opted to create more time to play and be in nature. As part of her second path she became a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor specializing in spin. Because of her love of personal growth, Carin also obtained her certification in Life and Spiritual coaching. Carin's gift is empowering change. She believes in passion, purpose, choice, kindness, love, faith and freedom! Carin enjoys being part of the MLF team and is always available to talk about your goals and support you in reaching them!