We have assembled a team who deliver the highest level of knowledge and expertise in their fitness modality. As athletes and coaches we firmly believe that a comprehensive approach, consistently integrating stability, mobility and regeneration in to training, to complement endurance-specific workouts, is the silver bullet to injury prevention and improved performance.
Michael Sayers most recently worked for USA Cycling, cultivating the next generation of American riders. He served as the U.S. Olympic Team Men’s Coach at the 2012 London Games and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. He has led Team USA at the last 9 World Championships for both the U23 Men and the Elite Men. He was part of the BMC Racing Team as the only American Sports Director. Before that, he led teams that raced in America and Europe for 13 years. He rode for Comptel-Colorado Cyclist, Mercury Pro Cycling Team, and Health Net before concluding his career on the BMC Racing Team. Sayers was with the BMC team from its inception as a Continental team to Pro Continental to World Tour team. Once he stopped riding professionally, Sayers served as the assistant director of global cycling operations for BMC. In his role with the BMC Racing Team, Sayers contributed to Cadel Evans’ winning the 2011 Tour de France, and the development of young American stars like Taylor Phinney and Neilson Powless. He served as the team director for the men’s road team at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, where Phinney placed fourth in both the road race and the time trial.Learn More
Through her extensive race career at the elite international level, Julie brings firsthand knowledge of science-based, individualized training programs combined with nutrition, mental conditioning and race tactics produce winning results. Julie is considered one of America’s most dominant European stage racers of her era.
- 12-year US and World Tour Pro Cyclist for Kahlua, Saturn, Timex, Autotrader, & Team Fannini
- US National A-Team Cyclist
- 6-time UCI Road World Championship Team Cyclist
- Tour de L’Aude (women’s equivalent to Le Tour de France) General Classification Victory
- Multiple winner Xterra Lake Tahoe and Tahoe City
- Winner, 50k Trail National Championships
- Winner, US Amateur Mountain Bike Cross-Country and Marathon National Championships
Her expertise gained while working with the sport’s most prominent physiologists and coaches including Chris Carmichael, Mirek Mazur, Harvey Nitz and Dr. Massimo Testa gave her a solid background in a variety of training methodologies.
As one client shared “I’m achieving things that I’ve never done before. Julie helps me see my potential.”
Julie is uniquely poised to help you tap your full potential:
- Co-founder of DAI! Endurance
- Co-founder of the Bike Like A Girl, non-profit, getting more girls on bikes
- Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine Endurance Lab Consultant
- 7-year Director at Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab
- 11-year Founder/Head Coach at O2fitness Coaching and Training
- Cycling (road, mountain and cyclo-cross)
- Road and Trail Running
- Road and Off-Road Triathlon
- Injury Prevention
- Return to Sport
- SIMI Motion Capture bike fitting
- SIMI Motion Capture gait analysis
- Exos (formerly Athletes’ Performance) Performance Training Mentorship
- Specialized Body Geometry Bike Fit Certified Technician
- Medicine of Cycling, Bike Fitting Certification.
- Six month fellowship – Advanced Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter: Integration of Technology into Practice, USC – Movement Performance Institute
William Meyers graduated from Massage Therapy Institute of Davis with an emphasis on sports massage and deep tissue therapies. Over the past six years he has worked alongside physical therapists, chiropractors, and performance trainers to return clients to those activities they love. Through his deep understanding of anatomy, William assesses and targets the source of pain as well as additional underlying issues. Each massage therapy session is tailored to the specific needs of the client from pre – and post-event sports massage, and relieving chronic muscle tension and pain to rehabilitation from injury.Learn More
Joshanna Giannini is a Registered Yoga Teacher with 2- 200hr trainings one in Vinyasa and one in Embodyoga, a 15hr Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans, PTSD and Trauma Victims, and a 12hr Kids Yoga training. She has recently studied rehab Pilates to offer mat and apparatus supported Pilates classes. Joshanna is drawn to functional movement, and the way breath opens space in the body. She also appreciates that the yoga practice is rooted in a thousand year tradition and is still relevant today. This motivates Joshanna to continue to be a student. She looks forward to meeting you on your mat and reacquainting you with the self and the strength that is within.Learn More
April Underwood has been a yoga teacher and massage therapist since 1991 and considers herself a ‘deep sea diver of human movement’. She believes in healing with enlightened corrective movement, therapeutic yoga, massage, relaxation, highly individualized life coaching, and meditation. April holds an AA degree in Advanced Massage Therapy and certifications in many healing movement modalities, including various styles of yoga asana practice, Pilates, fitness, and Yoga Tune Up®. April’s specialty is corrective neck, hip, and shoulder issues in a gentle, yet very effective way. As a teacher of teachers for many years, April has taught many 200 hour yoga instructor training courses and teacher training workshops. She has authored her own 200 hour course; Transformative Yoga and is also one of the master asana trainers of Wai Lana Yoga.Learn More
Austin Carey is a graduate of the National Personal Training Institution (NPTI) 2011- 500 hours of hands-on practical experience, developing training programs oriented to: weight loss, metabolic training, circuit training, strength and conditioning, Olympic weightlifting, suspension training, weight gain, testosterone optimization training, speed and agility, and plyometric.
Osteoblast Training™ Certified (2011) – Strength and Conditioning for Bone Health (NSCA and NASM Accredited).
TRX Suspension Training Certified
Kettle Bell Training certified
Elliot has been teaching yoga for nearly 4 years and has completed multiple teacher trainings, as well as completing a trip to Mysore to study with the Jois family. Elliot has trained in the styles of Ashtanga, Bikram, Iyengar, Power Yoga, and Yin.Learn More