Ruben is a Santa Monica native with over 14 years of coaching and training experience. His background in athletics include (but are not limited to) football, wrestling, baseball, basketball, volleyball, boxing, and track and field. He played four years of division one football and obtained his B.A. in exercise/sport science from Elon University in North Carolina. He competed as an amateur boxer and is passionate about sharing his knowledge and skills. He created indoor and outdoor group training programs for Santa Monica Parks and Recreation and residents in the local community. Ruben offers nutritional guidance to complement each individual and their health and wellness goals. His background in physical therapy from his work in a clinic is valued by his clients as it promotes safety, awareness, and rehabilitation skills– all of which are extremely important to Ruben and his team. Additionally, Ruben is a massage therapy practitioner with a degree from California Healing Arts College. His individualized attention, positive encouragement, and warmhearted spirit are undeniable and make Ruben a unique leader in health and fitness.