Meet the Trainers


All of our trainers are ABCD certified, which means they’ve been trained in anatomy, physiology, and nutrition. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace.


Josh Holm

Weight Loss
Corrective Exercise
Sports Performance
Pre-Natal Training

As owner of Holm Studio, Josh has created an environment that empowers people to achieve physical confidence, vigor and strength ~ allowing them to live life to its fullest and fulfill their dreams. 

Since starting his personal training career in California in 2003, Josh envisioned opening his own fitness training studio. He realized this vision when he successfully opened Holm Studio Personal Training in 2009. Josh has a degree from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana and is certified through National Academy of Sports Medicine. Josh specializes in Weight Loss, Corrective Exercise, Pre-Natal Training, Personal Fitness, & Sports Performance.

Josh lives with his wife Michelle, their son George and daughter Hagen, and two dogs in St. Charles.

Michelle Bishop

Core and Functioning Training
Cardiovascular Conditioning
Group Workouts

Michelle has been in the fitness industry since 1995 and has a Master's degree in Exercise Science and Physiology from Northeastern Illinois University. She is a certified Health and Fitness Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine since 2000.

She has over 10 years experience training and leading exercise classes for individuals with heart disease, diabetes, and Osteoporosis. She specializes in core and functional training; cardiovascular conditioning and has experience leading many types of group workouts; including boot camps, osteoporosis, pre-natal, running and sport specific classes.

Michelle lives in Geneva with her husband, Vaughan and their three children, Rylee, Tyler and Cameron.

Erin Hester

Functional Training
Fitness & Nutrition
Marathon Training

The most rewarding part of personal training is helping my clients achieve their fitness goals. I take a personal stake in their success, and love to see their confidence and energy levels rise with each step along the way.

Erin takes a comprehensive approach to personal training. She incorporates cardio, strength and functional movements to create personalized programs for her clients. Erin specializes in functional training, sports performance and strength programs. She also has experience race coaching and leading group exercise programs.

Erin has her Bachelor's Degree from Bradley University and is certified through the American Council of Exercise. She loves endurance sports and has been running marathons and triathlons since 2001. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, Justin and two boys, Mason and Davis.


This Could Be You

Love of Fitness
Passion for being Healthy
Appreciation for Life
Being part of a Team

We are always looking for qualified trainers to join our team. Is this you?