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About Ascend

Ascend Fitness & Spa is your one-stop-shop for well-being in Downtown Cleveland. With compelling classes, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, award-winning personal trainers, a full-service day spa, and a connected community of members, we offer everything needed to support a healthy lifestyle at the right cost.


Our Team


Spa Manager

Kim’s interest in holistic means to restoring, promoting and maintaining optimum health led her to a career in Massage Therapy.  She graduated from New York College of Health Professions and has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 2007.  Her experience ranges from managing boutique spas in Manhattan to franchise based spas in Northeast Ohio.  

Random Fact: Kim worked for the management company that managed the Black Eyed Peas and John Legend

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Evan has his Bachelor’s of Forensic Science and has an Associates of Applied Science. He has gotten his Personal Training and Nutrition credentials from NASM. Evan has been in the fitness industry for the last 5 years but has been personal training for 3. He was also a college athlete and competed in Olympic Powerlifting. Evan specializes in HIIT, Olympic Power Lifting, Functional Movement Training, and Physique. He loves to travel and adventure, bringing that excitement into all his training and nutrition. 

Random Fact: Evan recently moved back from Hawaii where he found a passion for extreme sports and free climbing  

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Thomas is an ACSM – Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a minor in Health Coaching and Health Promotions from Baldwin Wallace University! While attending Baldwin Wallace, he was a member of their football team.

Thomas has a wide range of experience, from working with athletes to special populations clients in all age groups. He has worked both in Strength and Conditioning and Corporate wellness settings. These experiences allowed him to better gauge where an individual is on their fitness journey and what tools will help them reach their goals.

He is passionate about helping people reach their goals and doing what others believe they cannot! Thomas believes in a holistic view of wellness and that you can achieve the physic of your dreams through working smarter, not harder, doing the little things, and taking it day by day!

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Gabby has played volleyball for 15 years and played in college while getting her degree in Business. Gabby has 10 years of experience within the fitness industry and has been training for the last 2 years and coaching volleyball for 3. She specializes in cross training, barbell, strength and conditioning and group training. She tries to make each session fun and full of energy for everyone!

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Weekday Bonus - receive a $25 gift card for any $75
service booked Monday - Thursday

Weekday Bonus - receive a $25 gift card for any $75
service booked Monday - Thursday

Weekday Bonus - receive a $25 gift card for any $75
service booked Monday - Thursday

Weekday Bonus - receive a $25 gift card for any $75
service booked Monday - Thursday


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