Lifestyle 8 fitness trainers to know in NYC By HILARY SHEINBAUM Updated August 25, 2015 5:03 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Studio classes are still all the rage in NYC's fitness scene. And it's in no small part due to the trainers, who are filling classes at $35 a pop for their challenging, specialized workouts. From yoga to cycling, these eight fitness stars are motivating the masses. Hino Ehikhamenor, BFX Studio Photo Credit: BFX Studio Just call him Hollywood. The celeb trainer also teaches us plebeians through his Box & Strength class, offered Mondays at 5:45 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. at BFX Studio's FiDi location. Those who sign up can expect boot camp drills that help build a stronger core, develop firmer quads and improve muscle tone in arms. A few lucky students can book spots at the last minute, but signing up in advance is advised for the Nigerian native's typically packed classes. Age: 35 Neighborhood: FiDi Instagram handle: @hollywoodhino Workout advice: "Yesterday you said tomorrow ? get after it." Guilty pleasure: Chicken wings Side hustle: Private sessions with athletes and celebs. When not in class you can find him: At a professional boxing match, Suite 36, Taj, Pergola or La Marina. Patrick Frost, Barry's Bootcamp Photo Credit: Barry�s Bootcamp The Georgia native is known for his no-nonsense attitude and compound-movement exercises. He's at a Barry's Bootcamp almost every day of the week, with the 20-person waitlist usually filled, too. He may be no-nonsense, but Frost is open to feedback and playlist requests. Age: 26 Neighborhood: Chelsea Instagram handle: @patrickfrost2 Workout advice: "Cowards never start. Weak never finish. Winners never quit." Guilty pleasure: Oreos and ice cream Side hustle: Freelance fitness model and Nike trainer When not in class you can find him: At the movies checking out the latest releases (even alone!). Keoni Hudoba, Cyc Fitness Photo Credit: Cyc Fitness Are you part of Hudoba's tribe? Hailing from Hawaii, the CycMethod creator leads his 45-minute cycling class regularly at the Hell's Kitchen and Astor Place locations of Cyc Fitness. He easily fills classes thanks to his can-do attitude and showmanship (he even uses a drum during the workout). Age: 32 Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen Instagram handle: @KeoniHudoba Workout advice: "Don't tell people your dreams, show them." Guilty pleasure: Salted caramel cupcakes from City Cakes Side hustle: Under Armour elite athlete and spokesman for Vitafusion When not in class you can find him: With friends in Central Park's Sheep Meadow. Christina Jensen, Physique 57 Photo Credit: Physique57 The trainer teaches at all NYC locations of the barre studio, plus out in Bridgehampton, multiple times a week. Her upbeat, positive energy has proved contagious -- her signature body-sculpting classes always fill up, so sign up ASAP. Age: 29 Neighborhood: SoHo Instagram handle: @christinaajensen Workout advice: "The one thing in life we can control is whether or not we live an active lifestyle. The choice is yours to work out or push yourself a little harder in class." Guilty pleasure: Gummy bears Side hustle: Wilhelmina fitness model and personal trainer at SoHo Strength Lab When not in class you can find her: At a dog park with her pit bull Missy or at home enjoying a movie and glass of red wine. Latoya Julce, ((305)) Fitness Photo Credit: ((305)) Fitness Known as "the queen of high knees" and for killer burpees, this Boston babe will have you in power squats during her 55-minute dance-inspired cardio workout, which incorporates sports drills and HIIT. Find her Sunday through Thursday at the West Village studio -- which is equipped with a live DJ -- but act fast: Her classes fill up within the first two open minutes of registration on Mondays at 10 a.m. Age: 30 Neighborhood: Harlem Instagram handle: @latoyafitness Workout advice: "Consistency will give you the results you seek." Guilty pleasure: "A good burger and fries and deep-fried anything." When not in class you can find her: On her balcony reading or stretching. Bethany Lyons, Lyons Den Power Yoga Photo Credit: Lyons Den Power Yoga Lyons is a common fixture around her TriBeCa hot yoga studio: The owner teaches her empowering Power Flow classes seven days a week for up to 90 minutes at a time. Each class regularly sells out during the weekly sign-ups, with a line down the stairs of eager attendees common. If they can?t get a spot in the room, devotees even practice out in the lobby. Age: 36 Neighborhood: Chelsea Instagram handle: @bethanyalyons Workout advice: "Do what you love and what makes you feel alive. Do the work -- it is the only thing that works -- and give yourself a break -- aren't we all just trying to do our best?" Guilty pleasure: Good wine Side hustle: SoulCycle instructor When not in class you can find her: Strolling the streets of NYC with her rescue dog Josie. Annie Mulgrew, City Row Photo Credit: City Row It's all about the low-impact burn in this City Row program director's hybrid-rowing workout. She teaches multiple classes during the week from sunrise to sunset. Her weeknight sessions are regularly full, with clients often taking the instructor's rower to squeeze an extra body in the in-demand classes. Age: 29 Neighborhood: Chelsea Instagram handle: @anniemulgrew Workout advice: "Trust your body. It has a brain of its own, and it can push harder and recover more quickly than you may believe. Conversely, it also knows when you need to sit out, recharge or modify. Listen to it!" Guilty pleasure: Wine When not in class you can find her: At the beach in East Hampton or planning her next vacation. Jason Tran, The Fhitting Room Photo Credit: The Fhitting Room This Cleveland-bred trainer has built up a steady following during the last three years, with his #TranFans rocking his branded apparel and loyally reading his monthly newsletter. His full-body, HIIT-based classes fill up more than one week in advance, with attendees sprinting into the studio to get a front spot during evening sessions at the Flatiron location. You can also find Tran at the Upper East Side and Penthouse at 67th Street studios throughout the week. Age: 31 Neighborhood: Harlem Instagram handle: @jasonnart Workout advice: "Working out with a friend will hold you more accountable and make it much more enjoyable." Guilty pleasure: Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream When not in class you can find him: At The Standard rooftop or checking out the latest exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. By HILARY SHEINBAUM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.