Recreation Manager / Personal Trainer
Pam Serna
Pam Serna has been teaching yoga at Quail Run since 2014 and has been the recreation manager since 2016. She is a certified Yoga instructor, ACE personal trainer, and senior fitness specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from UNLV. Pam has always been a movement specialist and aware of body mechanics since her early childhood days doing gymnastics. She understands the importance of functional movement so we can age gracefully and pian free. She loves sharing her passion of movement and working in a community that supports a healthy lifestyle. She found that at Quail Run and is inspired every day by everyone she works with. Her goal is to bring in the very best instructors/team and create a great wellness program. When Pam is not working, you will find her hiking, biking, backpacking, walking her dog, or at a yoga festival.
Tennis Pro & Personal Trainer
Pat Narviaz
Heading up the Tennis program is Pat Narvaiz, a USPTA professional and Fitness Trainer. “I always read quotes like ‘Be the change you wish to see in the world,’ but I never really understood what that meant until I started teaching and training, “says Pat. “Our ultimate goal is to improve the lives of those in our community through tennis, health and fitness.” Pat has been dedicated to Quail Run for 29 years! • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, American Council on Exercise • Certified Tennis Professional, United States Professional Tennis Association • Functional Aging Specialist • B.S., Biology, Collage of Santa Fe • M.S., Ecology, University of New Mexico
Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Leticia Lima
Leticia Brasil owned, Studio Freestyle Training in Porto Alegre Brazil, and has 17 years of experience providing professional and friendly attention to her clients. As a result of her teaching experience, Leticia has also developed special training programs with the aim of improving wellness and quality of life for seniors. Leticia earned her degree in Physical Education at Centro Universitário Metodista (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2001), and her post graduate degree in Exercise Physiology from Universidade Veiga de Almeida (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004). Leticia has expertise in Functional Training, Cross Training/Fitness, Pilates, Flexibility, Joint Mobility Training, Aquatic Training, Swimming Instruction, and Physical Training and Body Orientation for Seniors.
Cycling Instructor
Abeer Evaldson
Hi. My name is Abeer Evaldson and I have taught indoor cycling at Quail Run for 13 years. I am passionate about creating an upbeat friendly environment for all ability levels, with great music that inspires the participants to improve their fitness levels and cycling ability. My coaching style is supportive, instructive and enthusiastic. Group fitness classes are upbeat, motivational and the energy is contagious! I am a life-long runner and fitness enthusiast and was hooked on indoor cycling after taking my first Spin class 20 years ago. I am certified in indoor cycling by Madd Dog Athletics (the original spinning program) and Schwinn Indoor Cycling. Ride On!
Golf Pro
Drew Shurbet
Personal Trainer
Tess Yong
Tess Yong is a body, mind and spirit practitioner and she knows the body as the medium for transformative alchemy and healing of the psyche. Her movement explorations and studies include Korean/Hawaiian/Modern/Ecstatic/Five Rhythms Dance, Yoga, Nia, Pilates, Maritial Arts, Western Style Body Sculpting, Gymnastic, and Inner Energy Movement through Pranayama. Tess is also certified in Korean Bodywork called, “Kyung Rak” which is highly regarded by medical professions in Korea. She worked as a fitness expert in Hawaii and South Korea and she also served as a preventive health counselor for the Hawaiian Medical Service Association. In 2010, Tess relocated to Santa Fe, NM and she graduated with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology; she has been working as a licensed psychotherapist. She uses many movement modalities as psychotherapeutic tools. mahalo nui loa ~ "We are all Sacred."
Massage Therapist
Sabine Schulze-Steele
Sabine received her MA in Cultural Anthropology from Heidelberg University in Germany. She spent two years in India with a research project on healing practices, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service. This led to her studies in alternative healing in the US. Sabine moved from Germany in 1980 and has been a body worker in Santa Fe since 1983. Sabine combines approaches from her training in massage: Structural Integration, Yoga and Mindfulness meditation with her work in Somatic Experiencing trauma treatment. She specializes in stress and pain management and trauma resolution. Sabine is available for Deep Tissue, Cranio-Sacral, Hot Stone and Swedish massages. As a breast cancer survivor, she has offered a combination of her treatment modalities to cancer patients for the past 25 years.
Lindsay Plotkin
Lindsay has been doing facials, waxing, lash and brow tinting at Quail Run since 2017. She has been licensed to do skin care since 2011 and it is her absolute passion. Her goal is to make her clients feel relaxed and address all their skin care needs. Living in the desert, she expresses the importance of keeping your skin moisturized for a healthy and youthful glow. In her typical facial’s you will receive a luxurious treatment that lasts an hour and includes upper and lower body massage. She is available every Tuesday and looks forward to meeting new faces. A facial once a month does wonders and feels so good. Your skin will thank you too.
Physical Therapist
Dr. Alyson Yacono
Dr. Alyson Yacono, DPT, PT, Cert DN is Doctor of Physical Therapy in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Alyson can treat a variety of health conditions including musculoskeletal disorders, neurological or age-related balance disorders, and pain disorders. She is a highly skilled manual therapist trained by a massage therapist and can perform several hands-on techniques including myofascial release, visceral manipulation, dry needling, as well as soft tissue, spinal, and joint mobilizations.
Yoga Instructor
Caylee Smith
Caylee has been teaching various styles of yoga since 2015. She genuinely enjoys teaching and helping others feel their best. Caylee's teaching expertise is in Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Step, TRX and more. Recently TRX Yoga certified and has been using those training techniques to help Quail Run members with their posture and core strength. Caylee “I am blessed to have a healthy body and share my knowledge with others to help them feel their best.”
Pickleball Instructor
Cindy Lawton
Pickleball enthusiast willing to share her knowledge and skill for the game. She is a professional instructor, tournament referee, high level player, president of Santa Fe Pickleball Club, and was the USAPA ambassador for the city of Santa Fe for years.  She has been a coach for a variety of sports for over 30 years and has worked with many professional athletes during her physical therapy career.   She uses her knowledge of body mechanics and analysis of human motion to mitigate errors in technique and enhance performance on the court.