CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Stephanie S.

Stephanie got unstuck, rediscovered her passion, and learned to love herself again!

"January 2019 was the start of a new approach to a healthier and happier me. Finding Mindy was happenstance for me, but I wish someone had told me about her program sooner! Being a woman in my mid 40's I was experiencing new challenges physically, mentally, and emotionally. I felt lost, discouraged, and weak. This is where Mindy came in. She provided guidance, encouragement, tough love when needed, compassion and relatability. 

During the Healthy Habits Game Plan I discoverd I still have passion for fitness, gained confidence, and learned I don't have to do it alone.

If you need that kind of support...this is the place for you!! The weekly training videos provide useful pro tips, reminders and get you working towards a growth mindset. You’re not stuck, just paused! Go for it! Learn to love yourself again!"

Tammy H.

Tammy unlocked her potential, gained valuable insights, and realized her worth!

"Before the Healthy Habits Game Plan I felt tired and wasn't sleeping enough, fat with no control over what I was ate, and sorry for myself, "No one cares, why should I?"

During the Healthy Habits Game Plan I learned it's not a race, it's a journey, I discovered I like working out, I learned I can meal plan and when I do I spend less money, and I discoverd I can be a healthier and happier person.

Now that I have completed the program I feel like I can ask for help, pick healthy foods, and live healthy and happy!"

Eileen V.

Eileen discovered how small steps empower her to create meaningful change!

"Thanks Mindy for helping me shift my mindset and helping me to make small changes to eat healthier and move more. I am starting to see some results and that is encouraging! Baby steps in the right direction!"

Karen R.

Karen wanted to empower her daughter with healthy lifestyle tools in a fun and energizing way!

"Mindy has worked with my 10 year-old to help with overall conditioning, functional fitness, and flexibility...she has done an amazing job with my daughter, who now understands the importance of things like balance and proper stretching in maximizing sports performance while preventing injury.  Best of all, she makes fitness fun!!"

Theresa B.

Theresa wanted to support her daughter's nutritional needs to best support her athletic performance and recovery!

"We have used Mindy solely for nutritional needs. Having a high school crew team member, who works out 3+ hours, five days per week, we needed to make sure her nutrition needs and goals are being met. Mindy made the personalized program informational and fun. My daughter said "this is going to be easy" and enjoys figuring out the food combos!  Thank you Mindy!"

Christiane F.

Christiane has improved her health and quality of life!

"I started working in small group sessions with Mindy a year ago and really enjoy the classes.
In addition to the fun environment, and group support, I was able to stop taking the blood pressure medication I have been taking for over 10 years. Another benefit of the workouts is the number of migraines every month diminished significantly.

 

Thank you Mindy for giving me back my health so I can enjoy my new grandson!"

Kara N.

Kara felt encouraged and supported!

"Mindy does a great job training each individual at their own level. She is encouraging and never boring. She understands nutrition and human nature so she is the perfect coach for someone trying to lose weight and get fit."  

Kris N.

Kris discovered fun, creative and challenging fitness routines in a supportive environment that kept her moving forward!

“I’ve had the pleasure of training in private sessions with Mindy Garrett of Mind and Body Elite and, I have to say, she is the best personal trainer I’ve ever worked with! This lady really knows her stuff! Before she works with you she provides you with a list of questions to complete about your health history and exercise history. Then she does an intake evaluation to determine your fitness levels, any limitations you might have, and your health goals. Then the fun begins!!

Mindy was always very prepared for each session complete with my favorite music, a great warm-up, and exercises to train all parts of my body in different ways. I learned so much from her! She taught me exercises I’ve never done before and provided me with handouts of exercises I could do at home. I’m not an exercise junkie, in fact, in don’t really like to work out at all. But Mindy made it fun AND challenging at the same time. She pushed me harder than I would have pushed myself and introduced new ways of moving to me. I highly recommend working with Mindy if you want an efficient, quality, cross training type of work-out that’s fun! She rocks!”

Crystal B.

Crystal rediscovered the freedom of a healthy, strong and able body, allowing her to do those things she enjoys most!

“My experience with Mind and Body has been nothing but positive. Mindy encourages personal growth while working within my constraints. My physical transformation is apparent to not only myself, but others as well. More importantly, I feel stronger and can keep up with my three kiddos, where before I was either in pain or struggled with endurance. The small group setting allows for the opportunity to have fun while motivating and pushing one another. I truly appreciate Mindy and all she has done to help support a healthier me!”

Ed B.

Ed has found a healthy way to combat work-related stress while feeling encouraged and motivated!

"Mindy’s Small Group Class is always fun, challenging, and good for me. I had gone several years without working out after a couple surgeries and couldn’t find the motivation to get going on a program. I joined Mindy’s Small Group Class about six months ago and have not regretted a single minute of it. She has a way of pushing the class to new levels and at the same time being very supportive. When we are engaged in a particularly hard circuit she encourages us to keep going with short motivational sayings. My job is very stressful and as the time goes by during the workout I can feel the stress evaporating and a sense of peace overcoming me. I feel better than I have in at least three years and look forward class twice a week." 

Kelly B.

Kelly has discovered fitness can be fun in Mind + Body Elite's small group fitness classes!

“I am not a person who likes to exercise, but I love working out with Mindy! She is very supportive and challenges me every time. I never know what plans she has for the small group so working out never is boring. I also appreciate her vast knowledge regarding kinesiology, healthy choices for eating, and sense of humor!!"

Tom V.

"I am now at a healthy weight and cholesterol levels, and in the best shape of my life. It hasn’t always been easy, but it has been a lot of fun and by far the most rewarding experience. Thank you Mindy!"

"Four years ago I was walking with a friend up to an observation deck. I quickly became tired, winded and unable to continue. As I walked back down, frustrated, my friend asked me if I was ok. I abruptly replied "I'm a little out of shape in case you haven't noticed". I hadn't seen a doctor in years, but decided to have a physical, and learned that I was overweight with high cholesterol. I tried to lose weight, get in shape, and get healthy but had no idea how. I thought going for a walk once in a while and eating less was enough. It wasn't. And so the frustration led to an apathetic, defeated attitude and even more weight gain over the course of another 2 and a half years. Then I learned that my neighbor is a personal trainer, Mindy Garrett of Mind & Body Elite. I put off seeking her help because I was convinced I could do it alone. I couldn't.

Finally, I broke down and went with my wife, Ashley, for a consultation. Mindy's Jumpstart program was just what we needed. We started with nutrition counseling and fitness training, and quickly learned how easy it is to maintain a healthy diet, which soon became routine and normal. After a month we no longer needed nutrition counseling. The fitness training was challenging, and that's the point. I learned that a leisurely stroll doesn't challenge the body to improve. We learned how to exercise. In the beginning it was frustrating because I was focused only on losing weight. The most important thing I learned from Mindy is that fitness is a total package. There isn't one metric to measure it. It took 3 months to see weight loss, but in those 3 months I was replacing fat with lean muscle, my clothes were fitting better, I had more energy and I stopped having heartburn several times a week. My strength, agility, balance and endurance improved. Then I finally saw the scale move, and once the weight loss started, it continued very quickly. It has been 18 months and 30 pounds since that pivotal first meeting with Mindy. I am now at a healthy weight and cholesterol levels, and in the best shape of my life. It hasn't always been easy, but it has been a lot of fun and by far the most rewarding experience. Thank you Mindy!"

Brandy B.

Brandy, a busy mom of 2, lost 3 inches off her waist!

"Mindy is an amazing trainer. I never left a session not feeling and knowing that I got an
amazing workout… I am healthier and stronger because of her help. And, my waist is 3
inches smaller thanks to her!"

Laura L.

Laura wanted to empower her son with the tools for a long and healthy life!

“Mindy from Mind+Body Elite is an amazing motivator. She is creative and supportive! I have been wanting to improve our at home diet – but didn’t really know how to start and was completely overwhelmed by the prospect. She totally transformed how our family eats, which has been great for all of us. In addition, she motivated our “avid indoorsman” to get fit (and ask for whole wheat substitutes and “more green in his smoothies”!). He loves their workouts and is always in a great mood following. Kudos to Mindy and Mind & Body Elite!”

Hodan B.

Hodan gained the knowlege, guidance and support she needed to achieve success!

"I've been training with Mindy for about 2 months now. I can honestly say that Mindy is one of the most motivating, charismatic and genuinely nice people I've ever met. You can see and feel how much she loves what she does. Mindy has been helping me get back into shape after gaining 15+lbs over the course of a year and half. I've lost about 8lbs in about a month. I have never felt better in my life, and Mindy not only keeps you motivated through your workout, which is tough, but throughout the week. Mindy is there reminding you to stay focused, eat right, drink water and get on with your daily exercise. With that said, even with all of Mindy's talent, abundant knowledge on targeted exercises, ability to keep the workouts fun, interesting and difficult, getting fit and staying fit is not a piece of cake. Actually you need to stay off cake and instead put in the required work and keep focus on your goals. If you are willing to put in that effort, Mindy WILL make sure you achieve them. You won't be sorry. Okay, maybe a little bit the day after she works your glutes really hard, but hey it's totally worth it!"

Abby G.

Abby found a fun & manageable way to get back on track.

"I first came to Mindy for personal training and her Jumpstart program — I had been out of a fitness routine for some time and getting back on track seemed daunting. Mindy broke it down into something fun and manageable. Her positive and can-do attitude is great and she’ll never let you sell yourself short (or grab the lighter weights, when she knows you are capable and can do more :) A big thank you to her for keeping me on track and helping me continue to reach my goals!"

Sandy C.

Sandy is enjoying the freedom of pain free movement thanks to her private training sessions with Mindy!

“One of the biggest benefits of my time training with Mindy was getting rid of low back pain. Before we started our workout regime I would have pain usually about 3x per week. I know for a fact that a good work out routine can do wonders!!”

Heather P.

Heather enjoys the fun and social support of of Mind + Body Elite's small group fitness classes!

"Mindy creates very good, challenging workouts in a fun and supportive small-group cohort setting. She provides guidance and encouragement and makes working out fun!”

Rebecca L., LMP

Rebecca highly recommends Mindy to those individuals wanting to enrich their health, happiness and wellness!

"I have known Mindy Garrett in a professional capacity for several years and watched as she overcame her own health challenges with positivity and proactivity. She continues to inspire me with her knowledge and passion around living the best life one can with tools that are available to all. mindy is a teacher at heart in whatever she takes on. I would recommend her highly to anyone wanting to enrich their health, happiness and wellness!"
 

Heidi A.

Mindy walks the talk!

"Mindy is one of the most dedicated individuals to fitness I know! She is energetic and ready to get you going. Not only is she educated in overall wellness, she lives it. If you are looking to make a healthy lifestyle change, Mindy is the person to help you get started, keep you motivated and continue to follow up with in the future."

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