6450 E. Cave Creek Rd, #205 Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Our Team

JULIA GREEN

Owner + HEALTH & WELLNESS PROFESSIONAL

Julia is the owner of Black Mountain Fitness. Certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), she utilizes her knowledge and professional experience to support people in overcoming obstacles; opening a path that enables her to help them build the best version of themselves. Teaching people how to find their mind/body connection, or what Julia calls “Body Awareness,” is a crucial part of Health and Wellness. Through body awareness, movement, functional fitness, strength training, stretch therapy, balance training, nutrition, corrective exercise, and integrated Pilates, Julia will get you moving in the direction you desire; designing a customized program for each individual.

“In order to live a healthy, strong, and balanced life, you must contain self awareness, both emotionally and physically. Blending the two, and finding that connection can be a struggle for many people – that’s where I come in. It is such a gift to watch the transformation happen. Being a part of a client reaching their personal wellness goals is extremely rewarding.”

CREDENTIALS
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Corrective Exercise Specialist
Fitness and Nutrition Specialist
Power Pilates Certified Instructor

Email: julia@blackmountainfitness.com

SCOTT GREEN

health & wellness professional

Certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Skilled in concepts of Integrated Training such as Flexibility, Cardiorespiratory, Core, Balance, Reactive, and SAQ.

CREDENTIALS
NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Email: scott@blackmountainfitness.com

LORI HAMILTON-SMITH

health & wellness professional

Lori’s programs are designed to bring awareness in Health and Nutrition along with instilling wellness as a lifestyle. She has worked in the fitness/health and wellness industry as a Fitness instructor for 27 plus years. She educates about the importance of being active and eating healthy through mental, and nutritional balance; instilling a foundational structure for a healthy and active lifestyle. For the last 30 years, she has ran weight-loss boot camps, instructed adults, children and professional athletes in exercise/nutrition and holistic energy with mental preparation. The Trigger Tech Release program is designed to give clients relief from pain and to support their optimal physical performance. It relieves tension, stress and physical area pain as well as increases range of motion in the body, all of which promote energy, mind health and overall body change appearance.

CREDENTIALS
AFFA Certified Personal Trainer
Reiki Certified
Life Coach
Strength & Trigger Point

Email: lorihamilton4health@gmail.com

KERRY PICKEN

health & wellness professional

Horses have been a part of Kerry’s life since she was 7, trying many disciplines along the way from western pleasure, barrel racing, equitation, eventing and most recently classical dressage.  For 14 years, she was the general manager of the elite warmblood facility Harmony Sporthorses, where her passion for dressage began.  Some of the trainers that influenced this passion are Michael Klimke, Debbie McDonald, Scott and Susanne Hassler, Maureen Sterling, and Ingo Pape, just to name a few.  While on this journey, she fell in love with the Spanish horse breeds and met Manuel Trigo, and they have created a clinic blending Pilates and riding techniques.

CREDENTIALS 
Advanced Pilates Trainer
Postural Alignment Specialist
Associate Pilates for Dressage Instructor, 2015
Level 1 RideFit Instructor, 2016

Email: centergy3@icloud.com

JANIE FRENCH

health & wellness professional

Janie French is a Certified Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), as well as the American Institute of Fitness Educators for Older Adult Fitness.  She specializes in customizing fitness programs to meet the specific needs of each individual, and particularly enjoys creating new ways for those who may have physical challenges and/or injuries to get a great workout without further injury.  Janie has also trained and led small groups across the Grand Canyon on rim-to-rim hikes on several occasions.

CREDENTIALS
ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Email: janie@blackmountainfitness.com