Get the Initial Assessment $80 to try out personal training. Specializing in weight loss, sports performance and sports rehabilitation. Choose to train with Ash or Mindy Berla (Bio’s below).

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  • Holistic Nutrition combined with encouragement, data, technology, strength training, cardio, accountability and support. Our weight loss program is based on personal training sessions with built in nutritional guidance and nutritional data analysis. Nutritional counseling comes with personal training when you train with Mindy Berla.

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  • Sports Performance Training takes you to the next level with your climbing, biking, running or athletic pursuits. Personal Training at BK ROOTS is based on ensuring that your body is moving in optimal movement patterns by correcting imbalances and restoring alignment.

  • Stabilization, strength, balance, power, core work and isolated movements are utilized to improve your body’s performance.

  • Isolated movements that target specific muscles to then be combined with dynamic movements that make the functional movement muscles work together, synergistically and efficiently - making you a stronger you.


  • Sports Rehab programming identifies your body’s imbalances of tight and weak muscles that are inhibiting you from proper alignment and movement patterns.

  • Specializing in knee, lower back and shoulder injuries to rehabilitate the surrounding muscles of the injured joints along with synergistically improving functional full body movement patterns. Become pain free forever. This is not a quick fix, but a lifelong journey of mind and body. You will learn what you need to do for your body to keep it pain-free. Pilates and any other modality in the studio are utilized to get your body to its best.

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Mindy Berla

With 10 years working in the fitness industry, Mindy regards health and fitness as a deep and personal journey towards self-growth at any age. Mindy is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant and holds fitness certifications in NASM-CPT, CES, TRX and Pilates Academy Intl. She created and produced iPhone app Pregnant and FIT! Her workouts of choice are strength training, springboard and running.

Mindy is in love with the body's ability to heal itself through movement and food. Her expertise lay in sports rehab and holistic weight loss. Mindy uses exercise as a way to feel confident about everyday life challenges. Her passion for elevation of self is evident through her private sessions and in her classes. She constantly seeks work/life balance as a mom of two. Mindy co-owns BK Roots Fitness with her husband, Ash.

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Ash Berla

Isaac Ashley Berla has over 25 years of experience in Martial Arts and received his ranking from Grandmaster David James in Vee Arnis Ju-Jitsu. He is a certified Black Belt in Vee Arnis Ju-Jitsu. Ash holds personal training certifications in NASM-CPT, CES, PES, is certified in TRX, the World Kettle Bell Club, Olympic Weight Lifting and Cross Fit. 

Ash has helped pro and semi-pro athletes go from injury to performance. Ash’s in-depth knowledge of kinesiology manifests in his ability to heal the body. He specializes in shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. His energy is light and fun.

This is a friendly and welcoming fitness studio-whatever your starting level of fitness is, Mindy and Ash are warm and encouraging, and will also push you to meet your goals. Mindy’s sports rehab personal training is outstanding (helping me train injury-free for several metric century bike rides this year and upcoming 1/2 marathon), and I’ve enjoyed yoga and springboard classes.
— D.G.


Register for class by clicking on the SIGN UP button on the right of the class BELOW.  To sign up for class, you will create an account. Sign up for a class to get started! 

Please note that we have a 3 hour cancellation policy. If you do not cancel at least 3 hours before class start time, the class will be used.