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 is a American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Mackenzie moved to Grand County over 10 years ago and decided to call Grand Lake her forever home. When she’s not training at Mountain Life Fitness, Mackenzie works for Shining Stars Foundation, a CO nonprofit that provides outdoor, social and recreational programs for children and families facing pediatric cancer. 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'm extremely passionate about helping 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.
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!
Kelsi Gonzales is originally from Dallas, Texas, but her love for the mountains and snow brought her to Colorado. Her passion for fitness started at an early age and she now enjoys weightlifting, snowboarding, fishing, hiking, and most of all basketball. Kelsi loves working at Mountain Life Fitness because she says, "it allows her to aid people in reaching their health goals, which leads to a better, more for filling life." She is a graduate of The Texas A&M University with a focus in Leadership and Africana studies. Kelsi loves animals, watching and playing sports, camping, practicing mindfulness, and being outdoors to enjoy the beautiful views and scenery that Fraser Valley has to offer.