The Training Den

Trainers And Instructors

Nicole has 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. She started her love affair with movement at a young age as a gymnast. Her interest grew and she competed in swimming, soccer, volleyball, and basketball while in school. In later years, competed in triathlons and half marathons. While in college, Nicole worked in Orthopedics and Neurology. This gave her the opportunity to apply her book knowledge & turn it into practical training and experience.

Nicole has coached Gymnastics as well as managed large gyms and Physician’s offices. Her knowledge is very broad and she holds 35 accredited certifications in her field, with over 38,000 hours of training under her belt. In those years, Nicole has mentored 12 Trainers and trained multiple high end Clients, Athletes, and people with disabilities like Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis. When Nicole lived in Florida, she trained the Mayor of her city as well as was featured in print for her training skills. Her dedication to her work in Movement Rehabilitation and Corrective Exercise has allowed Nicole to build relationships with some of Denver's best Physicians and Chiropractors.

Nicole is very good at helping people overcome their limitations. She listens and provides practical experience to help people meet their goals. Nicole provides not only excellent care to her Clients but is able to help Clients meet their goals with evidence-based training. Nicole opened The Training Den in 2018 after moving to Colorado. There, she has created a safe, clean space for people to grow, heal, and transform. Her knowledge has allowed her to cultivate a positive atmosphere in her studio. Her Trainers are professional and have an excellent knowledge of Biomechanics, Nutrition, Weight Loss and Corrective Exercise.

She loves the physical challenge of training and her most recent passions are climbing and acro yoga and credits handstands for helping her through the times when she felt like her world was upside down.  Clients can do training with Nicole in multiple states like Colorado, Montana, Florida, and Arizona.

Certified Personal Trainer NASM

Corrective Exercise Specialist NASM

Fitness Nutritionist NASM

FRA Functional Range Assessment

Functional Range and Conditioning Mobility Specialist

Group Exercise Fitour 




Core Specialist


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Jacob received his Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science from Angelo State University. There he played Rugby and firmly established his passion for helping people through fitness. His many years in athletics growing up inspired him to pursue a career in fitness. Knowing Jacob's science background and understanding of what it takes to define an athletes technique and hone in their unique skills he tested for and earned the title of Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. During his time working for 24 Hour Fitness in Denver he achieved his Master Trainer accreditation. Jacob is thrilled to continue building his career and enhancing his education at The Training Den!

Jacob's many years in athletics have taught him what it takes to improve performance as an athlete. His careful observation of his clients and educated programming stand out here at The Den. His commitment to helping his clients not only achieve their fitness goals but also help them better understand their individual biomechanics so that pain and injury can be prevented. Jacob exceeds expectations of personal trainers by diligently tracking his clients progress and meticulously observing their physiology. Jacob understands that each individual has unique goals that he takes into careful consideration. Every client's program is methodically implemented to move each person closer to their goals. 

Jacob Crawshaw

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As an author, a personal trainer in Denver and Chicago, and podcast host, Michael Moody has helped personal training clients achieve new fitness heights and incredible health transformations over the last 16 years. He also produces the wellness podcast "The Elements of Being" and has been featured on NBC, WGN Radio, and PBS. Michael's qualifications include Certified Weight Loss Specialist, Certified Behavior Change Specialist, and Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. With over 18,000 hours of one-on-one personal training sessions, Michael is your guide to sustainable and optimal health.

Michael Moody


Producer and Host of the Podcast "The Elements of Being"

Author of Redefine Yourself: The Simple Guide to Happiness

Throughout a lifetime of sports activity, Cliff became interested in maximizing his personal results and potential by learning and applying scientific research to training, conditioning and nutrition. With some success in running and triathlon events, Cliff found a passion to teach

others and provide support navigating new information and research available. For the past 10 years he has dedicated his professional life to sharing his knowledge and experience with others to achieve their individual and collective goals.

Cliff holds certifications through ACE and NASM as a Certified Personal Trainer and has provided over 12,000 hours of personal training. Cliff specializes in endurance athletes to include performance enhancement, ski and snowboard conditioning as well as providing

corrective exercise/pain management as well as weight loss and behavior change coaching.  Cliff creates a personal connection with all his clients in order to cater an approach to meet your individual goals. Cliff is available to help create short term conditioning programs or guide you through longterm lifestyle changes.

Cliff Spencer



PN1 Nutritionist
TRX Certified
Corporate Wellness Programs

Crystal has been teaching AcroYoga for over 5 years at various gyms and studios in Los Angeles. She created her company AcroRoots through the pandemic as a way for students to continue to learn through offering private lessons, workshops and jams. She is determined to help students keep practicing and hold the community together even with so many classes shut down and resources limited. She also has an acroyoga pocket guide coming soon! She believes in mastering all roles in Acro including basing, flying and spotting. As a teacher, Crystal is patient, encouraging and has contagious energy to keep classes and lessons fun. Now she brings her love and passion for AcroYoga to Denver. You can find more about Crystal at or acroroots on instagram.

Crystal Nardico