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Tara Penawell

Tara Penawell
Tara Penawell
Elite Trainer
Tara has an extensive background in the health and fitness industry, with over sixteen years working as a personal trainer. Due to her education, experience, and dedication to acquiring new skills, she is qualified to serve a wide range of clients, and enjoys the diversity of working with people with different goals and backgrounds. Her personal pursuits are as varied as the clients she works with, including sprint distance triathlons, Tae-kwon-do (she’s a red-belt), running half marathons, and mastering Indian clubs. When she is not working, she spends her time traveling and exploring the world. Above all, she is passionate about helping her clients meet their goals and find the joy and satisfaction that comes along with their success.
M, Ed. in Kinesiology (specialization in Clinical Exercise Physiology)
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Certified Health Coach
Joined the CHF Team: 2004

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Online booking for classes opens 48-hours before class start.

12:00PM - 12:45PMLIVE STREAM! LIT UpCHF DowntownBook
 DETAILS87 of 100 open
LIVE STREAM! LIT Up using We recommend having light to medium resistance bands and a small loop band available, but not required. For the best experience make sure you have:
  • strong internet connection with computer video
  • mute yourself when joining the class
  • set to speaker view, not gallery view
  • mat, towel, and water bottle nearby
Sign-up ends 60-minutes prior to class start time. An email with the class meeting link will be sent 15-minutes before class start time.
 DETAILS24 of 24 open
An energizing class designed to give you the intensity you are looking for without the impact (no running or jumping)! Dumbbells, bodyweight, resistance bands, and the TRX used to build lean muscle and boost your metabolism.
10:00AM - 11:00AMNEW! Strength & Agility *separate program passCHF DowntownCANCELLED
 DETAILS8 of 8 open
You need to purchase an additional Small Group training pass or package for this class.

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Improve your strength, agility, and balance for the life you live outside the gym. This workout includes dynamic mobility, multi-planar moves, and a dose of fun, speed, and agility drills.
All levels, Limit 8 participants
Drop-ins welcome!
Interested in personal training, but need a more affordable option? Try our ongoing small groups!

60-minute Ongoing Small Group Rates
- Drop-in Single (member/non-member): $41, $46
- Package of 4 60-minute sessions (member/non-member): $120, $160

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One-on-one sessions are only available to book online at this time. To book a duo, trio, or group please contact Tara.
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