Our trainers are true experts in their field and truly care about your success. More than excellent motivators, our trainers are committed to maximize your workouts by correcting technique and offering modifications.
Having grown up swimming, playing hockey, rugby, and soccer, Michelle developed a love for physical training and sports. Her hard work earned her the Hope Scholarship at the University of Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sports Science. Michelle worked as a Personal Trainer at UGA until deciding to pursue a Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of South Dakota. Michelle’s favorite part of training is being around fantastic people, and seeing people improve their lives and by getting and staying healthy. Michelle can be found hanging out with her friends, skiing in the winter or out for a run, usually followed by a happy hour.
Shahid Rahman earned his Bachelors in Economics and International Affairs from CU-Boulder. As an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, he brings passion and perfection to each class here at Kineo Fit. As a TRX-certified instructor, he believes overall strength begins with a strong core and an active outdoor lifestyle. Members love Shah’s attention to detail during class and that he genuinely cares about each individual’s success. A mountain bike convert, he enjoys Colorado Springs single-track network and its hilly roads. Off the bike, Shahid can be found riding his motorcycle, baking cheesecakes, sipping coffee downtown, growing a mustache for a bike race, supporting local musicians, chasing gophers out of his garden and avoiding television.
Born and raised in Colorado, Ranie couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. While earning a BA at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison she developed a love of skiing, mountain biking and climbing 14ers. Earning a Masters in elementary education from Colorado College gave Ranie a love of teaching and a desire to relieve stress through fitness. She is a certified cycle instructor, has her 200 hour yoga teacher certification and ACE personal trainer certification. She is a firm believer in the mental and physical benefits of exercise and is passionate about helping others achieve the best version of themselves.
Keith Jackson - Founder
Keith grew up in Colorado loving mountain recreation including backpacking, whitewater sports, snowboarding, and mountain biking. Knowing how to maximize performance from training was always fascinating to him as a track and field athlete and led him to pursue a B.S. degree in Kinesiology. As a top trainer and coach in California and Colorado Keith has been a leader in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Keith feels so lucky to be able to offer a complete fitness solution that empowers people to maximize their life and lifestyle! Learn more about Kineo's story here.
Nicole Jackson - Founder
As a true people person and animal lover, Nicole makes members feel instantly welcome and part of the family. She is an excellent motivator and always has people pushing themselves while having fun in class! She has an attention for detail and has an easy time adapting exercise to everyone's needs. When not at Kineo she keeps busy managing her three kids and her four furry friends. Nicole enjoys camping, spending time with her family, and hiking with her new puppy and Kineo mascot, Walter.