Karen Schrier, a personal trainer with amazing arms and an unreasonable love of planking, offers one-on-one sessions and small group classes in a compact, sunny studio above her garage in Kirkwood. Training focuses on your core, and she is constantly adding new exercises to vary the routine. Schrier is calm, supportive, and motivating. No meatheads here, so it’s perfect for the fitness beginner. karenthefitnessgirl.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.