Personal Trainer Pasadena CA

Personal Trainer in Pasadena CA


Meet Sharon – Personal Trainer in Pasadena
personal trainer Pasadena CA
Sharon won the overall at Max Muscle Naturals Competition at 51 years young

I grew up in an Italian, Catholic family in Dumont, NJ. I was the middle child among six other siblings. It was quite an adventure and truly I wouldn’t have missed it for the world!


Even though it was sometimes difficult to get the individual attention, I knew how fortunate I was to have built-in sibling playmates and a mom and dad who cherished each other, and us. My nurturing qualities were passed on to me by my mother and grandmother. They had a God-given gift of knowing how to care for all those they came in contact with. My dad was extremely hard-working, but always made time for his children and our friends. He loved people.


At one point during my childhood, I made a decision that I didn’t want to be fat like my Italian aunts. I was bothered by the fact that it seemed permissible for the men to be out of shape (pot-bellied) but not as acceptable for the women. This factor, along with the influence of having a nurturing family, I believe, created my passion and set my path in a direction to make a healthy difference in a positive way toward helping others to balance their lives.


I attribute my success in the fitness/nutrition industry to my mom and dad’s encouragement and efforts to always promote health and fitness by keeping me occupied in sports and all physical activities. I also have a great work ethic due to them. I believe nothing is impossible to achieve with God’s intervention and the power of positive thinking.

Qualification Highlights

  • Personal fitness trainer certified through UCLA-certificated program and ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association)
  • 3 major bodybuilding titles:
    ABCC Ms. Los Angeles (1989)
    John Lindsay’s Ms. Natural Universe (1992)
    NPC Max Muscle Naturals (1999)
    Won Overall title in all three contests
  • Coached three clients to winning Overall titles in figure and fitness contests
  • Recently obtained certification as holistic health coach counselor specializing in nutrition and lifestyle changes.
  • Education and certification through Institute of Integrative Nutrition
  • Worked with children, teens, adults, athletes, the elderly, and various special populations over the years.
  • Proprietor/Instructor at aerobics studio (former)
  • Competitive bodybuilder for over 20 years (former)
  • 20 + years personal training experience

Sharon’s Client Testimonial Samples

Sharon was a trainer when I started here back in ’91.  She is one of the most driven people I’ve met here (just watch her train).  We have all matured and you can see it in her personal workouts and her training of her clients.  I watch and learn too!!  Train with your mind and your muscles and great things will come your way.

-Tommy B. (gym member 1991-2009)

Sharon has been my trainer for over 15 years and is responsible for helping me look forward to working out and becoming fit.  She is extremely knowledgeable and skilled, making sure that all my exercises are the correct ones despite arthritis in my knee.  She helps me set fitness and dietary goals and then helps me achieve them.

-Phyllis K. (trained 1992-2007)

Sharon knows how to teach the exercises utilizing good form and as a result we have never had an injury related to working out.

-Mindy and Gene S. (trained 1998-2013)

Why our Pasadena Personal Trainers are Better than a Fitness Chain

Pasadena Personal Trainer

Let’s get one thing about fitness chains out of the way first. They are definitely cheaper than hiring our Pasadena personal trainer . But does the low cost mean the best value for your dollar? Or do you simply get what you pay for? Consider what happens after you sign up for a chain gym (high end or low end) so you can lose weight. Your initial session with a “staff trainer” introduces you to someone who is barely out of high school. He shows you all the shiny equipment and hands you your personal workout sheet. (It’s actually a preprinted list of exercises, sets and reps with your name on it.) He demonstrates the exercises you have to do but doesn’t have the time to watch you go through your entire workout. After all he has to meet with a few more clients before the hour is up. But you can always consult your personal sheet, which will remain on file.

So you eagerly attack your workout the next day and come regularly for a couple of weeks. You start skipping a day or two since you’re bored with the exercises and have other things to do. In the coming weeks, you end up visiting the gym once or twice a month. You don’t bother canceling your membership because “I’ll go tomorrow” (you never do!).

After a year of this type of “fitness program,” you notice the only thing that’s gotten lighter on you is your wallet.

Compare this with our Pasadena personal trainers. You have a choice of two experienced specialists. If you’re interested in functional fitness and sports training, you can go to Arun and his private studio. If you’d rather sculpt your body with traditional bodyshaping weight lifting,  Sharon can help you at her private training studio. (If you’re not ready to display your efforts at a personal training studio, don’t worry. We have trainers that can come to your home gym for in home personal training – if you have a home gym of course.)

If you can follow instructions and show up to appointments, you’ll get amazing results with With Jason Kozma’s High Performance Personal Training program.  We will supply the knowledge, you will put in the work and the results will be spectacular!

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If you’re in Los Angeles and ready to be on your way to the body you’ve always wanted, contact us about our personal training and physical fitness program so we can help you get started.

Ready to start with the best Pasadena personal trainer?

Contact us. The sooner you call, the sooner you can get started on the road to your best body.


Does this sound familiar? This year you told yourself you were going to take your heath and fitness into your own hands. You bought a gym membership for the new year. You told yourself you’ll work out three times a week and you’ve been diligently showing up at 6:30 p.m. You’ve been making an effort, but you’re not seeing the results you expected. The number on the scale hasn’t moved, your clothes fit the same and you’re not feeling any healthier. What are you doing wrong? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Most people who join a gym quit after just three months because they don’t see the results they expect. Don’t let your gym membership go to waste. This is where personal training makes all of the difference.

Here are 7 Tips for Fitness Success:
  1. Personal training: is the best way to see results and get in shape. Time and again, it’s a proven fact that the combination of weight training, cardio, diet, sleep and stretching is the best way to optimal health.
  2. Record your workouts: Track your exercise, weights and reps.  Try to better your performance in some way each time you train.
  3. Monitor your eating: What you eat is perhaps the most important component of your workouts. Weight loss success is 80% nutrition and 20% exercise.  You can’t outrun your fork!
  4. Mix up your workout: Change your splits, your exercises and your rep schemes.  You should perfect your form before you mix things up though.  Beginners don’t need to change up their workouts as often as experienced trainees.
  5. Fix your form: Are you good at the exercises you do?  How did you learn how to do them? Youtube? Or did your friend show you? Using good form is critical to getting results, especially when it comes to weight lifting. It is best to hire a personal trainer to teach you correct techniques that can achieve results.
  6. It isn’t all about your weight!: Your bodyweight is and should be one of many measures of progress.  These include inches, bodyfat calculation, overall well being and bloodwork markers.  You don’t go around with a number over your head telling everyone what you weigh.  It only really matters how you look and feel in or out of clothes.
  7. Commit fully to your fitness routine: Don’t let anything prevent you from doing your workouts or following diet, etc. YOU are in control.

Workout out with me, or one of my High Performance Personal Trainers and see what a difference it will make to your health and fitness.

When you make a real effort, you’ll see real results.


Personal trainer Pasadena CA

By appointment only
2620 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena CA 91107

Jason’s a really great trainer. I do the virtual personal training program because I know form, I just don’t have the knowledge to build my own plan. Jason’s always been very responsive whenever I have questions. He doesn’t give you a cookie-cutter plan; I have a few physical limitations and my gym doesn’t have the widest variety of equipment and he was very understanding and helped find the right exercise substitutions. I found the diet plan really helpful because it’s flexible enough where I can try different foods, but specific enough about how much and when to eat so I actually see results. Be clear with your goals and stick to what he says and you’ll definitely be happy with where you are in just a few months.
Rory Fitzpatrick
Rory Fitzpatrick
Highly recommended his personal training session for body building
Lucy Hale
Lucy Hale
Highly recommended. Responded quickly, worked around my schedule, and provided exceptional service.
Edward Angwin
Edward Angwin
If you’re looking for rapid transformation success Jason Kozma is the best personal trainer available! Very happy with the guidance, accountability, and humor he provided during our training time together. He genuinely cares about getting his clients the best results possible. If you are not in the LA area he also has an excellent online personal training program. Highly recommend.
Darren Maroni
Darren Maroni
I live in Chicago so I used Jason's online personal training. It was a great experience especially for the price. He would monitor my workouts each week and let me know if I should be able to go heavier on an exercise based on everything else I was doing. He'd also review my recorded diet and tell me where to tweak things. He was also good about reminding me to update my weight and progress pics, and he'd adjust the workouts or diet based on that. He was honest about how much weight/muscle I should expect to gain and didn't try to make huge promises just to get business.
Eric Seelbach
Eric Seelbach
So happy to find jason! He connected me with an incredible trainer and provided me with nutrition and support to achieve my goals!
Jasmine Jackson
Jasmine Jackson
Jason is awesome, very communicative and reliable, and he paired me with Jerry, who is not only a great trainer, but also a fantastic person overall. Great training and great results!
Masha S
Masha S
Jason is the best personal trainer. He knows exactly how to increase muscle and strength. I’ve built up muscle so rapidly due to his program. He truly keeps you motivated and continuously pushes you to give all your absolute effort. I highly recommend!
Nathan Akhtarzad
Nathan Akhtarzad
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