Staff Bios

Luis Echeverry

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • AirForce Veteran, Airforce Physical Training Leader & Security Forces Specialist, Ten Years of Service
  • Experience 20+ years
  • Specialties; restorative exercise, body sculpting-firming-toning routines, weight loss programs, military/job specific readiness and creative freestyle workouts “make the once dreadful have to,  a ritual you don’t want to miss”

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Marco Echeverry

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Cycling Instructor
  • Experience 10+ years
  • Specialties; muscle building routines, high intensity interval workouts, sports conditioning, model and bikini programs, and family fitness sessions “bring your kids to your session have them join you”

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Dr. Sarah Sponaugle

  • Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Experience in wellness industry over 10 years, as Dr. Sarah was a dancer and knows the demands placed on the body as an athlete and the importance of recovery.   She was inspired to follow this path of wellness after a car accident and became a witness of the great benefits of chiropractic care and wellness at South Tampa Chiropractic with Dr. Tom Aguero.
  • Specialties; chiropractic manipulative therapy, acupuncture, active release technique, cupping, physical therapy, McKenzie therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization like graston, nutrition awareness and more

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Kim Huynh

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • NPC Competitor
  • Experience 7 years
  • Specialties; Strength Training, Mobility Training, Sports Performance, & Booty Building

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Carlos Echeverry

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Experience 7 years
  • Specialties; Sport massage, Deep Tissue, Swedish massage technique, Myofascial technique, Neuromuscular technique, Pre-natal massage

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Jennifer Siess

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Experience 8 years
  • NQ NPC Bikini Competitor
  • Specialties; Sport massage, Swedish massage technique, Myofascial technique, Neuromuscular technique, Pre-natal massage

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Katherine Williams

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Experience 18 years
  • Group Fitness Instructor, Spin Instructor, Personal Trainer
  • Specialties; Sport massage, Swedish massage technique, Myofascial technique, Neuromuscular technique, Pre-natal massage

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Tara Laval

  • Licensed Yoga Teacher
  • 500 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga & Meditation Instructor, E-200 RYT
  • Experience 2 years + 20+ years practicing Yoga
  • Specialties: breath, alignment and safety in postures
  • Classes with Tara are challenging, empowering, calming and rejuvenating.

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Doron Perelman

  • Licensed Yoga Teacher
  • 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor
  • Experience 4.5 years
  • Specialties; Range of motion, Balance, Restorative, Strength
  • Classes with Doron are adaptable to all levels of experience and he aims to help clients find ways that yoga can assist with relieving pain in hips, back, and neck.

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Allyson Diljohn

  • Licensed Yoga Teacher
  • 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor
  • Experience 3 years
  • Specialties; Range of motion, Balance, Restorative,  Flexibility for runners
  • Classes with Allyson are adaptable to all levels of experience and she aims to help clients find ways that yoga can complement and enhance other forms of physical training.

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Alex Sponaugle

  • Office Coordinator and concierge
  • Corporate wellness, adventure group
  • Specialties; Hospitality, scheduling, billing, client profile records, events

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About Driven

History: Driven Fit was Born in 2008 and raised in Tampa.

Driven + Sponaugle Wellness Studio goes beyond the traditional personal training experience. We take a “Big Picture” approach to fitness instead of focusing simply on the surface. Many trainers aim to provide clients with temporary results, increasing the weight they can lift or how fast they can run. However, at Driven + Sponaugle Wellness Studio we think long-term. By incorporating a holistic approach to fitness and connecting stability, mobility, and rejuvenation into our practices, we guide clients to elevated lifestyles. Our dynamic approach to fitness supports lasting change and provides a foundation for continued success. This means the results stay.

Driven + Sponaugle Wellness Studio is unlike anything seen before in the Tampa Bay area. Our inclusive, all-new wellness studio is located at Tampa at the corner of Swann and Armenia in Hyde Park.

“Program D and our new, private South Tampa personal training and wellness studio strive to bring the highest level of wellness, personal training, and coaching in the most private and intimate setting while providing therapy as a practitioner. – Luis Echeverry Owner of Driven, American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, and Air Force Physical Training Leader

Without the team concept, Driven does not exist. we are a family of Tampa personal trainers and massage therapists passionate about giving 100% to our client’s needs. Since our start, we have focused on building a program that allows each participant to progress in a manner that is safe and effective while providing alternatives to help with rejuvenating the body with programs like massage therapy and restorative exercise. Our goal is not to break you down, but to build you up.  From beginner to advanced, we can help you reach the best shape of your life as well as maintain and improve your current health.

For over 8 years this family of experienced, energetic and successful personal fitness trainers and massage therapists have been helping the Tampa community and all types of clients reach higher levels of fitness and health. Clients ranging from adolescents, college students, athletes, seniors, corporate executives, and the busy working class individual.

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Driven’s vision is to provide the best Tampa personal training, health & fitness experience. Being the best means providing a unique challenge, inspiring change, and maintaining team camaraderie. Our company’s combination of building and allowing recovery through personal training,  massage therapy, and lifestyle services creates a synergistic pathway to making optimal health attainable.  No matter who you are, or where you are starting from, Team Driven will provide you with a game plan that is customized and tailored to your needs. – Team Driven

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