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Our Team 2018-11-15T18:23:00+00:00

THE BODY FIRM TEAM…..

WILL….

  • Motivate & push you

  • Customize a program to fit your goals

  • Ensure you use correct form & technique

  • Make you proud of yourself!

IS…

  • Dedicated to making you healthier with a better quality of life

  • Professional

  • Certified

  • Caring

  • Knowledgeable,

  • Non-judgmental

  • Fun

PROVIDES.…

  • A one-on-one approach for training

  • A partnership in your quest for a better you

  • Life-changing personal training for a wide range of ages and physical abilities

  • A supportive community

  • Variety in your work-out

  • Accountability!

DOUG & TORI THOMPSON
DOUG & TORI THOMPSONOWNERS/PERSONAL TRAINERS
“Power Couple” Doug and Tori Thompson are passionate about helping others in reaching their individual fitness goals! Doug’s career as a personal trainer, nutritionist and business owner expands over 20 years. In 2007 he opened The Body Firm Personal Training Studio in Ahwatukee. Along with his wife, Tori, Doug currently manages The Body Firm, and is the head personal trainer. As an Arizona State University alumnus, Doug holds a B.S. in Exercise Science and has earned the following certifications:

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) – Personal Trainer
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Personal Trainer
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) – Level 1
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) – Fitness Professional Level 2
Power Plate Level 1
Functional Movement Systems Level 1
Tori’s lengthy history in fitness and health includes 20 years as a group exercise trainer as well as health club sales and management.
Tori’s certifications include American Council on Exercise (ACE) and American Sports Fitness Association (ASFA).
Tori leads several groups annually toward their weight loss goals via the Body Firm’s Weight Loss Challenges.

SANDY JOHNSON
SANDY JOHNSONTRAINER
Sandy has been in the health and fitness industry for nearly 40 years and has been a personal trainer at the Body Firm since its opening in 2007.
Sandy teaches and lives fitness with energy and enthusiasm. Her fun approach and focus on proper technique and alignment has helped mold her into a knowledgable and sought-after fitness professional. Sandy’s certification includes American Council on Exercise (ACE) for Personal Trainer and several certifications for aerobic dance and group fitness instruction. She also has competed in bodybuilding competitions. Sandy has a passion to coach and empower others to enrich their quality of life through exercise, nutrition and mind-body awareness.
BENNY RODRIGUEZ
BENNY RODRIGUEZTRAINER
Benny has more than three decades of public interaction and customer service. He has been active in sports/fitness his entire life and has trained formally for over ten years. Originally certified as a Personal Trainer by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFA), Benny is also certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer. He believes that exercise and proper nutrition are keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He feels it is important to find a a personal trainer you are comfortable with and whose primary focus is helping you meet your fitness goals. Benny also believes that obtaining one’s fitness goals is a team effort and knows the Body Firm is the type of facility dedicated to delivering safe, effective workouts. Benny assists clients in meeting their goals through focused workouts aimed at improving posture, strength and endurance all the while keeping in mind that the client should have an environment that is fun and supportive.
CHARLENE SMITH
CHARLENE SMITHTRAINER/MARKETING & PR
Charlene has incorporated physical fitness throughout her life from playing on a girls’ softball team as a 10-year old to training for marathons as an adult.

Her philosophy is that fitness can be enjoyed, and provides us with the ability to enjoy a healthy active lifestyle.

Charlene feels that as we age, it’s even more important to remain active so that we can maintain our independence, functional mobility, and greater health and stability for daily living.

Charlene works hard to make training a fun and rewarding experience by empowering clients with knowledge, skills, support, and resources to assist and inspire them on their journey to a healthier life.

She enjoys helping others reach their fitness goals as well as planning activities for the Body Firm to create a community of like-minded individuals.

Certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a personal trainer, Charlene also has a B.S. in Marketing/Journalism and a Masters degree in Organizational Management.