Chad received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Kinesiology from Cal State University of Northridge (CSUN). He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
He believes strongly in getting experience and education outside of the classroom. As a result, he traveled to 18 countries on a yearlong trip to learn from more than 70 of the top fitness professionals from around the globe. In addition to traveling and coaching 168 Fitness clients, Skrederstu is a part time lecturer at Cal State Northridge in Exercise Physiology.
Chad is a huge fan of family. His goal is to create an environment where parents and kids enjoy exercise together, creating a change in the way the subject of fitness is taught.
Ana Maria is a Master Trainer for the DVRT program. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer with the IMG Academies in Sarasota FL, the American Fitness and Aerobics Association (AFAA), The Department of Sports and Recreation of Puerto Rico(DRD), Official Animal flow Coach, TRX Level II Certified Instructor, Certified Functional Movement Screen Specialist (FMS), Certified FRC Mobility Specialist,Certified Combine 360 Trainer and Certified Personal trainer by the Aerobics Training Institute of Puerto Rico (ATI).
Her passion for education and movement quality are what motivates her to stay current with the latest advances in the fitness industry, always seeking to learn from the best in the field. As a result, Ana has attended multiple courses around the country having the chance to experience different disciplines from bodyweight training, aerial skills training and calisthenics, to Kettlebells and sports conditioning. Ana is a big advocate of empowering women through strength to help them become more independent and confident.
Dustin grew up in La Crescenta, California, a small town in the foothills overlooking Los Angeles. He played numerous sports growing up and fell in love with baseball at a young age. While participating in school sports he honed his skills on the baseball field and became a collegiate player at UC Riverside. He was then later drafted by the New York Mets and began his Professional Baseball career.
After earning his BA and pursuing a professional baseball career, he became a certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach through the CHECK Institute. He has seen over and over, how crucial the mental, physical and emotional health of the person/athlete is to their overall performance, body composition and health. As a former professional athlete he knows the rigors and stress that are placed on the body and mind and if left untreated, can lead to disaster.
Seamus is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Science at CAL State University Northridge as well as a certified DVRT Level 2 Coach and also Certified by the NCSF.
He is involved in extracurricular activities and community work through the Kinesiolgy's Major Club, 100 Citizens Club and Commit To Be Fit.
He strongly believes in the constant pursuit of bettering one's self through education and physical fitness. As a result, Seamus is very proactive in his quest for learning by reading, investigating, looking for mentors in the Fitness industry and making 168 Fitness part of his path to be better every day. He's also our very own DJ, better known as "The Mixologist". Keeping the energy of our classes always high with his vast knowledge of music.
Seamus is really committed to customer satisfaction because he understands that our customers are our very reason to exist as a company. He has the amazing ability of catering to your every need before you even realize you had it!