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Join Our Fitness Revolution!

Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do.

fitness is about more than a weight or a dress size.

health is about how you feel, not how you look.


Join the Fitness for Life Sisterhood, Where We Believe:

Workouts should be one-size-fits-one, not one-size-fits-all.

if you have a body, you are an athlete.

Feeling confident, loving your body, and delighting in life’s adventures are gifts for everyone and every body.


feel more vibrant. 

Be truly and fully present for the people & things you love. 

move through your day fearlessly, with dignity and Strength.

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The Studio


Our studio is light, bright, airy and welcoming.

It smells good :-)

It’s free of big machines and scales.

And it’s all yours.


The only person you’ll be sharing the studio with during your session is your trainer.

Unless you opt for one of our semi-private memberships, in which case you’ll be sharing it with a few new friends.

Friends who will lift you up with words of support.

Friends you’ll laugh with.

Friends you’ll inspire and encourage .



Here's what our clients are saying about fitness for life.

Nikki speaks truth—truth we all need to hear to accept our bodies, to motivate us to MOVE our bodies, and to free us to focus on what’s important in life. And she relays the truth with genuine conviction, faith in you to achieve, and with great joy. She ALWAYS inspires me to be MY best. I think SHE’s the best!
— Susi B.
...Workouts are fun and varied. As a senior citizen I have strengths I did not know I had. Because of the variety I enjoy these sessions which are personalized. Personalized because we discuss my struggles and plan for success...
— Beverly M.
Nikki and her staff are personable, make working out fun, get to know what works for each person and customize the workouts to affect change in the body most efficiently. They make a custom music playlist based on the music you like to work out to!
— Robyn B.
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Meet the Trainers

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Nikki Staab, Owner

I've spent more than a decade in the fitness industry as a certified personal trainer and studio owner. My experience
includes training in Muay Thai Kickboxing and the completion of ten triathlons, including one Olympic distance race. 

One of the reasons why my job is so important to me, is because I have firsthand experience with food and body issues. I spent many years drinking, smoking and sitting on the couch, after being diagnosed with both Binge Eating Disorder and Food Addiction. Now I am  passionate about sharing what I learned during my own journey to help others find freedom and comfort in their bodies.

I look forward to meeting you!

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Erin Pearson, Manager

I came to a career in the fitness industry, not as a lifelong athlete (I definitely wasn't!), but as someone who felt insecure in, and embarrassed by, my body. So, when a client walks in the door feeling uncomfortable or uncertain, I totally understand.

My journey with exercise began grudgingly. I knew I should exercise, so I did. But it ultimately did something much more important than just check one more "should" off my to-do list. It gave me confidence. It allowed me to be fully present for my life--to do the things I wanted to do. It taught me that I am tough and resilient. It uncovered my inner athlete, which I didn't believe existed. And it brought me a whole new career! One where I get to cheer other women on along their own fitness journeys. I hope you'll join us!

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How frequently, for how long & how privately you want to train is up to you.

we can make personal training work for almost every schedule and budget.

That’s the motivation behind our membership structure.


Choose from 50-Minute or 25-minute sessions.

Decide whether you want to come in one, two, three or more times each week.

Opt for the support semi-private training provides and share your workout with up to three other amazing women.

Or select a private membership and have one-on-one attention from your trainer.

It's Your Choice!


Online Personal Training

Not in the Tacoma area, but still want to work with us?

Or in the area, but would rather exercise in the privacy of your home?

Great news! We now offer online personal training.

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Contact Us

If you're interested in personal training at Fitness for Life, would like to be notified about studio news or upcoming events, or if you'd like to learn more about us, please fill out the contact form on the right.

You can also call us at 253.678.5403.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


The Studio

711 St. Helens Ave, Suite 201
Tacoma, WA 98402

Tel: 253.678.5403



Contact Us

If you're interested in training at Fitness for Life, would like to be notified about studio news or upcoming events, or if you'd like to learn more about us, please fill out the contact form on the right.

Name *