Meet Our Team



  • S.M.A.R.T. Fitness Personal Training and Exercise Studio is the brainchild of Debra D. Williams, Ed.D. and she's on a mission to help you get in shape or stay in shape!

    Debra D. Williams, Ed.D. is an...


Yoga Instructor

Lynda Shepherd has been practicing yoga for about 8 years. However, she was introduced to yoga about 20 years ago by a friend in the fitness industry. When that friend changed gyms, Lynda went on to other activities - dance, karate, running, biking, and rowing. She was reintroduced to yoga by...


Spinning Instructor

Sadly Ciara Lucas is no longer a part of our team. When she is in Philly, we welcome her back to sub!

She was a certified personal trainer, SPIN instructor, CrossFit coach, nutrition coach, and a 2x marathon runner. She is extremely passionate about health and fitness, and has been a...


MixxedFit Instructor

Born and raised in Philadelphia. PA. Tymika has always enjoyed a good workout. She loves to dance! Besides grooving through the house while cleaning, she never thought much about it being a good way to exercise. She then discovered the joy of Zumba! It started with her attending a class a few...


Pilates Instructor

Megan Gilmartin has been teaching the classical form of Pilates since 2002. She did her training with some of the best instructors in both Boston and New York City, and continues to study with a Master Instructor on a weekly basis. Megan's forte is her ability to connect with her clients to...


Zumba Instructor

Hello! I'm Stacia E., and I live in South Jersey. I absolutely love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! Come join me... I guarantee you will have a blast! Why come to my class? It’s a good time and there’s a little exercise too! When I'm not teaching,...

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Chair Yoga Instructor

Joy has been purposed as an Instructor in many fitness capacities. Her expertise has touched on every area in the fitness world from dance to personal training. Her portfolio ranges from Water Aerobics to Boot Camp. She has a passion for all facets of yoga. She believes that you can begin to...


MIXXEDFIT Substitute Instructor

LaTanya Myers-Boswell was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in dance school and was trained by some of the best dance teachers on the east coast. She then moved to Concord, NC where she resided for 11 years and has recently moved back to her hometown. Unfortunately, while living...

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Substitute MixxedFit Instructor

Dr. Chantel Thomson graduated from at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in May of 2022. She is also a MixxedFit Instructor. She "brings" it every time! Her high energy is contagious. She is actually the one that brought MixxedFit to Philly and to SMART Fitness Studio... and we...