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  • Kaila Lea, Fitness Together Chapel Hill Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 7 Years


    • Double Major In Exercise Science and Gerontology
    • Certified Personal Trainer with The National Federation of Personal Trainers
    • Certified Cancer Recovery Specialist

    Kaila graduated from Barton College with a double major in Exercise Science and Gerontology. Kaila went on to attain an accredited personal training certification with NFPT (The National Federation of Personal Trainers) and an additional certification as a Cancer Recovery Specialist.  Kaila not only was a double major but also a scholarship athlete on the Barton Women's Basketball team were she was a team captain. Prior to attending Barton, Kaila also obtained a second degree Black Belt in Mixed Martial Arts. Needless to say Kaila understands and promotes the value of hard work and it's role in success in life.  Kaila's passion for personal training stems from a strong desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals by motivating them in an encouraging and uplifting way.  Kaila know that the relationship and trust that is built between a fitness coach and client is key to long term, sustainable success. 

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    In her spare time Kaila loves spending time with family, traveling to the beach, making home cooked meals and of course playing and watching basketball!

  • Shelby Hall, Fitness Together Chapel Hill Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 8 Years


    • BA Exercise Science
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • Functional Movement Screen Level 1
    • Y Balance Test
    • USA Track and Field Coaching Education Level 1
    • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

    Shelby graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Go Seahawks!) with a Bachelor’s of Science with a concentration in Exercise Science. While a student, she was also a scholarship athlete with the Women’s Track & Field team, competing as a Heptathlete. She won silver her senior year at the CAA Conference Championships and is currently the second all around heptathlete to ever compete for UNCW. After her collegiate career as a Track and Field athlete, she is now a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) – one of the highest regarded certifying agencies in the world. Shelby is very passionate about helping others transform their quality of life through exercise as medicine, and lives to help others reach their goals by empowering them with the proper support, guidance, and resources to inspire and kick-start their journey to a healthier life.  Above all, the relationships built throughout her fitness career and journey has been invaluable and she cherishes that most! 

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    In her free time, Shelby loves spending time with her family. Outside of “family time” Shelby focuses on learning, playing, and trying to sharpen her Ultimate Frisbee skills.  Besides playing Ultimate Frisbee, she loves to be outside or near the water - including surfing, hiking, camping, horseback riding, paddle boarding, kayaking, and traveling. 

  • Hannah Southard, Fitness Together Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 5 Years


    • Certified Personal Trainer with The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) (2017)
    • Pro Tennis Registry Certified Tennis Coach (2011)

    Born and raised in Ballymena Northern Ireland, Hannah attended Lancaster University in England where she played on the varsity tennis team. In 2011 Hannah became a Pro Tennis Registry Tennis Coach. While a tennis coaching internship brought her to the United States, Hannah quickly discovered that her passion for fitness expanded well beyond tennis. At that point Hannah went on to attain her Personal Training Certification with NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). Hannah has gone on to help numerous adults and kids create healthier lifestyles that are enjoyable, maintainable and even fun!!

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    In her spare time Hannah loves to spend time with her family (including the dogs), bake sweet treats, grow her own fruits and vegetables and travel back to Ireland to visit family and friends!!

  • Brian Kennedy, Fitness Together Chapel Hill Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 25 Years


    • BA Exercise and Sports Science
    • Certified Personal Trainer

    Brian graduated from East Carolina University in 1999 with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Brian brings almost 20 years of personal training experience to Fitness Together Chapel Hill. Brian delivers a level of enthusiasm with his training that very few can match and loves seeing his clients learn the joy of exercising and get the results they deserve. Brian has a special place in his heart for working with those with movement disorders as  his mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease over 20 years ago and has seen how exercise has helped her greatly.

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    In his free time Brian loves supporting ECU Sports, cooking, running and walking with his dog Cori, playing golf and spending time traveling with his wife to the beautiful beaches of NC and SC!


here’s how it works


signature fit evaluation

A complimentary signature process where we learn about your goals, health history, and take you through a mini workout so we have the information we need to begin building your customized program.

full body assessment

A comprehensive fitness assessment to collect baseline metrics that will help us track your progress.

personal training session

Meet your trainer in your private suite (or virtually) for your 1:1 session to begin your completely customized workout program.

progress checks

A comprehensive assessment every 6 weeks so we can celebrate your progress and set new goals.


  • The facility and personal trainers are excellent! Also, they are following all COVID-19 safety guidelines.

  • Fitness Together personalizes training sessions to meet the needs of their clients. They provide one-on-one support with a fitness plan that will help you meet your goals.

  • Knowledge , Professionalism, and Set-up

  • Professional, tailored to fit my needs and progress - and VERY Covid-safe.