For two decades, Ryan has traveled from the pyramids in Giza to the ruins of Machu Picchu, most often to prepare individuals for expeditions, races, and endurance events. He is a certified Single Pitch Instructor with the American Mountain Guides Association, Wilderness First Responder, Personal Trainer and World Paddle Association Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor. Ryan's experience includes multiple summits of Mount Rainier, several winter traverses of Yosemite National Park, countless excursions into the Sierra Nevada range, ice climbing on New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier, and rock climbing in Patagonia, Wyoming and California. He has paddle boarded up and down the coast of California, along the Baja Peninsula, and throughout the Caribbean and Hawaiian islands. His adventure education includes coursework with Wilderness Leadership Institute in San Diego, Rainier Mountain Guides in Seattle, Ice Axe Expeditions in Truckee, and advanced training in snowboarding.
At the same time, Ryan has become highly sought after for his expertise in injury prevention, post-surgical rehab, and functional training. In his pre-peripatetic days, he worked for Harvard Business School and S&P Micropal after receiving a degree in business management from Bentley University.
Not just a celebrity trainer, Marco has cut a wide swath of influence in the fitness industry. Whether taking the winner of American Idol from stage to tour mode, prepping Gold Medal winning dancers for international competition or customizing workouts for his wide array of loyal clients, Marco’s professionalism, versatility and infectious passion shine through.
Marco’s education highlights expertise in group class instruction, sports performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation and weight loss.
The top-selling author of “The 3+1 Diet”has appeared in print on the pages of Angeleno, Cosmopolitan, LA Times, Variety, Fitness, Self and on television with Tribune Broadcasting, KABC (L.A. affiliate) and more. Marco holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology from UC Davis and a MA in Psychology from University of Santa Monica.
Josh has fervor for both outdoor recreation and teaching, and he has spent almost two decades dedicated to his passions. Josh has worked as a climbing, river and mountain guide throughout the West and Alaska. He has his Bachelor's degree in Adventure Education and Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College and a Master's degree in Outdoor Experiential Higher Education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Josh is a certified Wilderness EMT, Whitewater Rescue Technician and AMGA Rock instructor. In addition to working as an Outward Bound instructor, climbing gym manager, wilderness therapy facilitator, field program manager and the Outing Director for The University of California San Diego, he has served as adjunct faculty at colleges and universities, teaching such courses as expeditionary sea kayaking, white water rafting, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, surfing, winter camping, map & compass, adventure education and wilderness leadership. Josh is the Executive Director of Wilderness Leadership Institute, teaching courses in all program areas, as well as being a lead instructor for Wilderness Medical Associates and an SPI Provider for the American Mountain Guides Association.