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THE TEAM

Our goal at BODI is to bring out your inner athlete and push you to continually be your best!  We will make you feel strong, empowered and unstoppable. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or professional athlete, we have created an environment where everyone can succeed and feel like they are part of a team.  A variety of equipment and training methods are used to provide innovative, effective and efficient workouts to put you to the test each and every day. While our members may have different goals, we all work toward a common end:  continuous improvement!  We train with focus and passion because we know our best is yet to come.

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NIKKI METZGER

OWNER & TRAINER

Nikki is the owner and founder of BODI. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, Mike Boyle Certified Functional Strength Coach, and fitness nutrition specialist. Nikki was a Nike Master Trainer for 8 years and the 2015 Women’s Health magazine’s “Next Fitness Star” and also a Coach for Tonal, the worlds smartest home gym. 

 

After managing a highly successful group fitness gym in downtown Chicago and nominated as one of city’s Hottest Trainers, Nikki  moved to Arizona to pursue her ambitions to open a high-intensity gym in Scottsdale and raise the standards of the local fitness community.

Through the years, Nikki has trained athletes of all levels and has mastered a variety of styles with a focus on high-intensity strength and conditioning.  As a Nike Master Trainer, Nikki traveled the world working with Nike-sponsored athletes, creating workouts for the Nike Training Club (NTC) app, and leading NTC classes for thousands and being part of numerous Nike campaigns and commercials. As the Women’s Health magazine’s “Next Fitness Star”, she was featured in and on the magazine cover and produced her own workout DVD with the brand.

Nikki’s training methods are functional, effective and efficient.  She loves nothing more than to leave a training session drenched in sweat and feeling awesome! She aims to energize, inspire and push her clients to be their best and to realize it is more than just training, it’s a lifestyle. With her infectious spirit, Nikki is the force that propels BODI and fosters the culture of being better and stronger.

NICK METZGER

OWNER

Nick, co-owner and CFO, oversees the day-to-day operations at BODI. A sports and conditioning specialist, Nick is no stranger to athletics having played college baseball.  The “behind the scenes” strategist, Nick is often found in class being challenged by none other than his wife, Nikki or volunteering as a Little League coach.

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RAMSIE SAN MIGUEL

TRAINER

Ramsie is a Certified Personal Trainer (NASM) and Health coach from Montana where the mountains, sports fields, and fitness facilities were always familiar to her and her family growing up.

As a previous collegiate softball athlete, her career was halted by health complications that later paved her true passions towards her Bachelors in Exercise Science (Health & Human Performance), Psychology, and Minor in Nutrition that she obtained from the University of Montana.

Ramsie has been a part of the Health and Fitness Industry for the past eight years and has accredited her personal setbacks through Ulcerative Colitis and faith towards her true motivators as a HIIT Trainer, Softball Coach, Speed & Strength Coach, Group Fitness Instructor, and Personal Trainer.

In the beginning of her education, her route was towards Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy, however, you will quickly notice her undeniable passion for people, human movement, nutrition, and PREVENTION! She is hungry to alter other’s mindset from “I have to” to “I get to” when it comes to any mental or physical task; and wish others to thoroughly enjoy all little things in life.

Whether you see her on a field, turf, yoga mat, or with boxing gloves, you will find her drenched in sweat.

Ramsie’s goal as trainer is to push your body to its limits in order to find that inner strength and confidence you deserve to feel.

Even if she loses her voice more often than not, just know it’s from cheering you on!

HARPER KASTL

TRAINER

Harper, a Certified Trainer and fitness enthusiast, is a New Jersey native who grew up in a family where sports and physical activity were a part of everyday life.  She attended Arizona State University where she obtained a BA in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Marketing. While in college, she spent one season as a NHL dancer for the Phoenix Coyotes.  This was an organic transition as Harper had been dancing competitively since she was 5 years old.  Working for a professional sports organization she was exposed to the self discipline, dedication and camaraderie from a team of athletes — she was hooked on the skill set & lifestyle it took to be a true athlete. After college, she began her professional career hosting/reporting for the MLB Colorado Rockies, NHL Colorado Avalanche, MLS Colorado Rapids and ESPN X Games.  Evolving her career to working for lululemon she continued her fascination with the storytelling of athletes and how they trained to keep their mind & body right — there truly landed her passion for fitness & a healthy lifestyle.  A fitness fanatic herself — she loves to mix things up with yoga, HIIT, pilates, spin and her favorite is her passion for boxing.  Harper’s goal as a trainer is to push you to your physical limits, when your mind tells you no more she’ll be there to encourage you and tell you 10 more. Expect to leave Harper’s class feeling accomplished, with a big, fat smile spread across your face.

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SKYE HALLIDAY WILSON

TRAINER

Skye is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, a P360 Fully Certified Coach, and a Certified Sports and Exercise Nutrition coach with Precision Nutrition. She graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor's in Political Science. During her college years she fell in love with exercise and nutrition. Movement helped her through mental lows, finding that building a strong body builds a strong mind. In 2016 Skye tried her first Bodi class shortly after moving to Scottsdale and was hooked! Her goal is to help others build confidence and strength both inside and outside of the gym.

CHLOE JENKINS

TRAINER

Chloe is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer from a small town in Oregon. She grew up enjoying family time and playing multiple different sports - most of which her dad coached and practices were in their 2 acre backyard. Eventually, she found her love for volleyball and chose to attend Grand Canyon University, playing on both the indoor and beach volleyball teams. Being a college athlete introduced her to a multitude of new things such as working out, proper nutrition and overall mental and physical health. She graduated with a Bachelors in Sports Management and Masters in Business Administration.

With a strong love for sports and fitness, she started her journey in the training world in 2020 and has absolutely loved being a part of the industry. She’s seen opportunity in both group training, as well as working with young athletes, introducing them to functional body movements and sport specific workouts.

 

As a trainer, Chloe’s goal is to leave you wanting to come back each day to sweat it out with your BODI family. She’ll push your limits while giving you the encouragement to keep going, all while helping you reach those personal goals day in and day out. Chloe strives to put a smile on your face, be a light in your everyday routine, and wants you to feel confident and strong in all that you do!

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DARIUS SHAW

TRAINER

Darius was born and raised in LA, relocated to Arizona to attended Arizona State University. A natural born athlete with an appreciation for fitness, he grew up participating in a number of sporting activities mainly Track & Field and Football. 

Over the past decade, Darius created a solid foundation built around Fitness, Health and Wellness. This then matriculated into a stronger passion for Plyometric Training. As an active member of Bodi now going on 3+ years, he finds fulfillment in learning from and watching others develop into the healthiest version of themselves. 

He thrives being a part of a gym community that is motivating - allows him to recharge, train hard and connect with other’s with similar fitness goals! 

GIANNA RACIOPPI

TRAINER

Gianna Racioppi is a NASM certified personal trainer with a passion for helping individuals achieve their fitness goals and lead healthier lives. Born in New Jersey, Gianna's journey has taken her from the shores of Florida to the dynamic landscapes of Arizona. She is a proud graduate of Arizona State University.

Fun fact, she was a member at the original BODI location, where she fully discovered her true passion and desire to become a personal trainer and decided to channel her enthusiasm into a professional endeavor.

Now with over two years of experience as a certified personal trainer, Gianna specializes in strength training, believing that building physical strength transcends into mental and emotional resilience. Her personalized approach to training reflects her understanding that each individual's fitness journey is unique.

Her ambition is to make a positive impact on people through fitness, where she continues to inspire, educate, and support clients in achieving their fitness aspirations. Gianna's unwavering commitment to her clients, combined with her vast knowledge and infectious energy, truly sets her apart.

Whether she's guiding clients through invigorating strength training sessions or motivating individuals to push their boundaries, Gianna is an inspiration for all those seeking to unlock their full potential through the power of fitness.

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EMILY MONTOJO

TRAINER

You can call her Em or Emmy or whatever you want! Emily is a NASM certified personal trainer, lagree certified trainer, versa climbing trainer, and boxing enthusiast from Denver Colorado and has been in the fitness industry for over 8 years! She moved to Arizona about 2.5 years ago and is soOoO happy to call AZ her new home.

 

Em grew up playing soccer and has always kept an active lifestyle and found love for a lot of different modalities of movement. She believes finding a workout that you love and enjoy is the best way to approach or continue a healthy lifestyle!

 

Her goal is to make others feel strong, confident, and sexy inside and outside of the gym. You can always catch her with a bubbly smile while also ready to help kick your booty in the best way!

JORY WEBER

TRAINER

Jory Weber's journey from an athlete to a personal trainer is a testament to his unwavering passion for fitness and helping others. Born and raised just North of Sacramento CA in a big sports family, Jory played football and rugby ever since he could remember. Early 2016 Jory moved to southern California to pursue his ultimate passion in football. After multiple season ending injuries it was time to hang up the cleats. Jory made the move to Arizona in 2019 and began his fitness career.

 

Jory took his first Bodi class during Covid-19 at Arcadia park, and It wasn’t the difficulty of the classes that got Jory hooked, but was the Bodi community!

 

Jory is a dedicated and passionate fitness professional with years of experience and loves being apart of a deep rooted commitment to helping individuals transform their lives. Strength training is far more than just lifting weights, it's a great way to enhance physical and mental well being.

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BURCKEL

TRAINER

Burckel is an ISSA certified personal trainer with a passion for helping people to become a better version of themselves. Born and raised in Metairie LA where her love for southern culture, food and hospitality developed.

 

Burckel later moved to Arizona where she planted roots with her husband and began to pursue a career in fitness. After her days of playing sports came to an end, she grew a deeper love for the gym where she could continue living an active and competitive lifestyle. In the gym is where she learned majority of her knowledge in strength and conditioning.

 

Prior to jumping into a fitness career, she studied fashion at Savanah College of Art and Design, (SCAD). After attending SCAD, she worked for Royal Productions, an audio visual company, where she took on the role of Event Sales and Production which helped her passion for art and design flourish. This has helped Burckel in all aspects of her professional career from being able to design articles of clothing, produce an event, or get creative writing her own workouts.

 

Burckel’s goal in her fitness career is to help encourage, motivate, and transform unhealthy habits through fitness both physically and mentally.

NATELLE

TRAINER

Natelle is from Orange County, California bringing beach vibes to the desert. She grew up competing gymnastics with her sister and their lives were engulfed in athletics since the age of 2. She was a gymnast for 22 years where she learned grit, determination, and resilience as she achieved 2nd in the nation at just 12 years old. She attended Arizona State University and competed for the D1 gymnastics team. She has since worked in professional sports for 8 years with the MLB and NHL. She found her love for fitness after her gymnastics career was cut short from an injury. Gymnastics brought Natelle many lights, but also some darker effects. She was left with a negative relationship with her body and self.

 

She started going to Bodi in 2020 and found strength, not just physically, but mentally. She fell in love with lifting weights and feeling strong. She learned how choosing fitness for yourself can heal your mind, body and soul. And how fueling your body properly, without restriction, can help you feel strong and fulfilled. She found a passion for fitness, people, and for self love.

 

Her goal is to help others find strength and love for themselves (and their bodies) through fitness, just as she did at Bodi. Natelle loves breaking a sweat, lifting heavy weights, boxing and dancing through it all.

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KENNEDY CLANTON

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Kennedy is a medical sales professional and 200 hour registered yoga teacher. A culmination of her passion for all things health and wellness. Originally from a small town in Wisconsin, she moved to Arizona in 2015 to attend the University of Arizona (go cats!) where she graduated with a marketing degree. From a young age she played multiple sports which translated to her obsession with workout classes. 

You can expect a fun and challenging flow from Kennedy. You will leave her class feeling motivated and energized!

Don’t let yoga intimidate you, Kennedy did not love yoga when she started. As you continue to show up to your mat, you will feel the shift in your mind and body and keep coming back to it. 

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LAUREN 

MANAGER

AMANDA

ASSISTANT MANAGER

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CHELSI

ACCOUNTABILITY COACH

SOUND BATH 

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DANYA

FRONT DESK

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TYLER

FRONT DESK

TAYLOR

FRONT DESK

KP

FRONT DESK

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