Corey Ellis was born in
Montgomery, AL, and raised in New Orleans,
LA. He attended Grambling State University
where he obtained a bachelor's degree in
Computer Information Systems.
He and his family evacuated
back to Montgomery, from their home in New
Orleans East to escape the destruction of
Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In November of
the same year, Corey received a YMCA of the
USA Group Exercise and YMCA of the USA
Healthy Lifestyles and Principles
certifications. He then went on to obtain a
Group-Gravity Strength Training and Silver
Sneakers (seniors training) certifications.
Every since that opportunity had been
presented, he has gone on to be the head
fitness trainer for the Southeast YMCA, Y's
up at Hilwood in Montgomery , AL, Vaughn
Meadows Apartments, MJ's Yoga studio, and
the fitness consultant for MyFox
Montgomery. Currently, Corey is a trainer,
and co-owner of Resolution Fitness LLC,
fitness consulting company. He is also a
fitness trainer with Planet Fitness of
Montgomery, and Planet Fitness of
Donna Ellis is originally from Florence, Alabama. Donna graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelors of Science with an emphasis in Fitness Management.
She received a Graduate Assistantship of the YMCA of the Shoals where she was the Assistant Wellness Director. Donna received her Masters in Health Promotion and Human Performance at the University of North Alabama. She worked as the Facility Director for the Russellville Family Branch where she became certified in Personal Training and Group Exercise.
Donna relocated to Montgomery to work as the Facility/Wellness Director at the Hillwood YMCA. Currently she is the co-owner and a trainer for Resolution Fitness.