our trainers

Our dedicated trainers are ready to work with you to help you attain
your unique wellness goals.

One size does not fit all! Depending on your goals, physical fitness level, health history, interests, and your individual muscular imbalances, your trainer will design a custom-fit program perfect for you. All trainers are independent contractors at Studio 1-on-1.

Laura Grace Williams
(previously Laura Gilchrist)

Owner/Trainer/Wellness Enthusiast
AFAA CPT | M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology | CPR and AED Certified

Laura’s Athletic Accomplishments:

  • Competed in (and finished) Ironman South Africa, April 2017
  • Qualified for USA Triathlon Nationals Age Group Olympic Distance for 2017
  • Competed in USAT Age Group Nationals, Olympic Distance, Omaha, NE 2016
  • Placed 5th in Transamerica Chicago Triathlon Triple Challenge, 2016
  • Qualified for USA Triathlon Nationals Age Group Olympic Distance for 2016
  • Placed 1st Age Division, Chicago Olympic Distance Triathlon, August 2015
  • Placed 2nd Age Division, Lake Logan Triathlon, International Distance 2015
  • Qualified for USA Triathlon Nationals Age Group Olympic Distance,  2014
  • Placed 46th, Age Division, USA Triathlon Nationals Olympic Distance, August 2013
  • Placed 4th, Age Division, Chicago Olympic Distance Triathlon, August 2013
  • Placed 1st, Age Division, North Carolina State Championship, August 2013
  • Placed 2nd, Age Division, Midlands Triathlon, June 2013
  • Qualified for USA Triathlon Nationals Age Group Olympic Distance,  2013
  • Placed 5th, Age Division, Chicago Olympic Distance Triathlon, Aug 2012
  • Placed 2nd, Age Division, Stumpy Creek Triathlon, Aug 2012
  • Competed in USAT Age Group Nationals Olympic Distance, Alabama, Sep 2010
  • Placed 5th, Age Division, Chicago Olympic Distance Triathlon, Aug 2010
  • Placed 4th and Qualified for Age Group Nationals, Over the Mountain Tri, May 2010
  • Placed 9th, Age Division, Chicago Olympic Distance Triathlon, Aug 2009
  • Placed 1st Novice Division, Half Iron Man, White Lake NC, May 2009
  • Placed 1st Novice Division, Langley Pond International Distance Triathlon, May 2009
  • Placed 1st Novice Division, MAP Sprint Triathlon, May 2009
  • Placed 1st Novice Division, Azalea Sprint Triathlon, March 2000
  • Finished Boston Marathon 2012, Placed 384:2287 in division; Time of 3:58:27, April 2012
  • Placed 5th in Age Group, Alston & Bird Corporate Cup Half Marathon in 1:41:14, March 2011
  • Qualified for the Boston Marathon Dec 2010 (via Charlotte Thunder Road Marathon)
  • Finished 9th in Division for Charlotte’s Thunder Road Marathon in 3:43:13, Dec 2010
  • Finished Chicago Marathon 4:06: 53, October 2003
  • Finished Kiawah Island Marathon 4:20: 26, December 2002
  • Climbed to Uhuru Peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa, 2006 (Africa’s highest peak)
  • Hiked Grand Canyon’s North Rim, 2006
  • Hiked Le Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France, 2005
  • Placed 1st, 3rd, 4th in Figure Competitions 2001, 2002
  • Placed 3rd in Age Group, Charlotte Turkey Trot in 35:05, Nov 2011

Scott Johnson


ACSM CPT /  CPR and AED Certified

Ashley Petrillo


ACSM CPT / B.S. Exercise Science / CPR and AED Certified

Lauren Oljar


ACSM CPT / B.S. Public Health / CPR and AED Certified

Lulu


CRM Certified (doggy-approved)

Our Services Include:

Comprehensive Personal Training

Motivation, challenge and accountability.

Hybrid & Online Coaching

Guidance every day of the week

Sport-Specific Training

Gain a competitive edge in any sport

Training for Anybody.

Safely push past your limitations

Pre-Wedding Training

Feel confident on that special day

Inside the Studio:

  • Spacious, Two-Story Facility
  • State of the Art Equipment
  • Full Shower and Changing Room
  • Inside and Outside Workout Areas
  • Free Parking Behind Building
  • Voted Charlotte’s Best of Best Personal Trainer 2015, 2016, 2017