Anne and Dan met in the early 2000s and share a passion for living fully.
Learning from our clients the urgent need for experienced, expert guidance for our own age group, we researched what online coaching and courses promoted knowledge that could transform and were grounded on a foundation of whole health - Mind, Body and Spirit. That inspired us to create the gold standard of web-based instruction and inspiration for this group.
This can be the most important opportunity for you to live, look and feel better than you thought possible.
Are you ready to make the most of that opportunity?
Dan Taylor, ACE, NASM-CPT
Fitness Educator and Wellness Writer
"Let's raise up your body so it can raise your quality of life."
After a career in high tech corporate finance management, Dan started Tri Valley Trainer in 1998. He is devoted to teaching people of all fitness levels how to exercise safely and effectively while managing a busy life. Dan is a former faculty member for the American Council on Exercise and the National Academy of Sports Medicine, mentors newer trainers, and is a contributing writer on wellness for Patch.com. He practices and promotes an intuitive, deeper wisdom approach to whole health.
Anne Moselle, M.S., R.D.
Dietitian, Health and Wellness Coach
“Eat for health and with joy. Make choices for a stronger, better version of you.”
Anne’s passion is helping others achieve their wellness goals, while enjoying what they eat. She loves to cook and share her creative recipes and cooking techniques to help you achieve your nutrition goals. She supports the theory of “everything in moderation”. Anne brings a unique perspective to cooking with her extensive nutrition background. She has many years of experience working in hospitals, wellness centers and dialysis centers.
Contributors and Advisors
Dr. Shawn Hondorp is a board certified clinical health psychologist in Grand Rapids, MI. She has unique experience doing research and patient care in the areas of weight management, motivation, and eating disorders. Her expertise is helping you master your relationship with food, move away from dieting, and find the internal, autonomous motivation that keeps you sustaining a healthy lifestyle confidently - no matter what life throws at you. She is the founder of The Psychology of Wellness, an online education and support business, and has a podcast called Motivation Made Easy: Body Respect, True Health. You can learn more about her approach and get other free resources by checking out her weekly blog posts and podcasts episodes.
Dr. David Bell is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Bell is in the first group of orthopaedic surgeons to receive a subspecialty certificate in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bell is the founder of the Bell Sports Medicine Institute, a state-of-the-art orthopaedic surgery practice dedicated to excellence in the treatment of sports injuries. He is committed to getting patients healthy, healed and fit, and to bringing innovation to the highest quality orthopaedic care. Dr. Bell has over 20 years of orthopaedic experience in the San Francisco Bay Area and served as team physician for the San Jose Stealth Lacrosse team, Cal State East Bay Pioneers, Ohlone College Renegades, and several high school teams and sports leagues.
Ida Hirst, Physical Therapist and Owner of Physical Therapy Specialties in the East San Francisco Bay area, has a special knack for discovering the source of painful conditions. She has practiced for over 30 years and has had extensive training in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems. She enjoys working with a team of highly skilled therapists that have joined her practice, allowing more people to benefit from physical therapy across many age groups and diagnoses.
Ida believes a person shouldn’t need medication every day for pain. She recognizes that each patient recovers at a different pace and that the intensity of therapy needs to vary from one person to the other.
Dragonfly Yoga and Wellness owner Suzanna Spring brings dedication, passion, and years of experience as both a teacher and a student of yoga. She is supported by a team of some of the most educated and experienced yoga instructors in the Tri-Valley Area, who create a welcoming and supportive environment in which to practice. DFYW currently offers a wide range of yoga classes online.
Featured Healthy Prepped Food Resource (Tri Valley/East SF Bay Area)
The Color of Fresh offers delicious, nutrient-dense food that takes the guess work out of marrying taste and nourishment. Their chef, Scott Austin, is also a registered dietitian and creates a wide variety of yummy meals and snacks for special occasions and everyday eating enjoyment alike.