NASHVILLE’S PREMIER FITNESS EXPERIENCE
QUAN·TUM /ˈkwän(t)əm/ (n)
def’n: the quantification of things in motion
We’re Nashville’s 100% independently-owned fitness experience. QNTM Fit Life was founded by an individual who set a goal and crushed it, but it wasn’t a walk in the park. His philosophy? Change takes dedication. Change takes variety. Change takes a total lifestyle transformation that’s so much more than just a gym life.
We’re here to encourage you. We’re here to help you see results. We’re here to help you achieve your Fit Life however you see fit.
Because your experiences inside of our state-of-the-art environment are coupled with superior revitalization and recovery amenities, our members are able to live a fulfilling life inside AND outside these walls.
Johnny Wilkins was overweight for the first 20 years of his life. By 2007, he had reached 250 lbs. at 32% body fat, and a 40″ waist. That’s when he finally decided it was time for a change. He wanted to be healthier, feel better, and get his confidence back.
Fast forward to fall of that same year, and Johnny had fallen in love with fitness. Simple cardio machines led to swimming, which led to running, which led to bodybuilding. Through hard work and better attention to diet, he lost 85 lbs. in a single year. Over time, his workout styles have changed, but his passion for fitness has remained.
Wanting to break away from the limited fitness options that Nashville had to offer, he set out to open his own club. Through purposeful choices in music, service, equipment, and culture, something different took shape.
Growing up with a parent in the music industry, Michelle watched her mom and other entertainers take their bodies and health through extreme fad diets and dangerous weight loss drugs in order to maintain a “spotlight” physique.
Michelle had a difficult time during her adolescence due to genetics and being overweight in this type of environment. She struggled with eating disorders most of her youth. During high school, she actively participated in any and all sports to stay in shape. It was those experiences that allowed her to gain the long term desire to live a healthy lifestyle.
After 7 years as an award-winning program director for
Tania decided to pursue her passion for fitness and became an ISSA certified personal trainer in 2015. She fell in love with personal and group training, along with the purpose and fulfillment it brought to her life. She has seen hundreds of clients transform, not only physically, but mentally.
NFM’s 2019 Group Instructor of the year, Tania’s experience with several boutique gyms allows her to create incredible experiences within the QNTM Fit Lab. She focuses on inclusive, result-oriented training that also develops a sense of support and community. She believes that the experience at QNTM is unmatchable and embodies Nashville’s music, culture, lively energy, friendly community, and has a positive impact on every member’s life!
Over 8 years ago Carolyn found herself in a sedentary office job where her nutritional habits and activity level took a serious hit. One year and 40 pounds later, the desk life had taken over. Before things got too out of control Carolyn decided it was time to start making better choices.
Reprogramming your mind and schedule takes effort. Carolyn found that the effort came with obstacles but she refused to let the obstacles stop her. Carolyn took back control of her life and switched careers. Before she knew it she had earned a physical trainer certification and was teaching fitness classes.
After opening a gym, competing in a figure competition, and discovering a new love of distance running Carolyn had a renewed commitment to her fitness goals and a more fulfilling life. She looked high and low for the right place to call her new home and she found her fitness family with QNTM.
Brock holds a BS in Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina Charlotte as well as a MBA in Health Care Management from the University of Concordia St. Paul. He has over 20 years of experience in the health and fitness field. His passion for fitness began through his love of sports and developed as a varsity athlete in basketball, football, track, and baseball. Over the years, Brock has maintained one goal; To help as many people improve their quality of life as possible. His belief is that anyone who maintains an active and fit lifestyle will be better for it. He is thankful to be surrounded by like-minded people at QNTM and looks forward to helping those in the Nashville area.
Group Fitness Manager
Ashley started her fitness career as a Cycle Instructor 6 years ago and became a Personal Trainer 3 years ago. When Ashley moved to Nashville, she quickly found her second home at QNTM! She started as a Cycle Instructor for QNTM and has continued on to become a Performance Coach in the Fit Lab.
Ashley is passionate about health and wellness and feels group fitness provides a positive and motivating atmosphere that inspires members to stay consistent in living the FitLife.