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Boba Andric-Picaud, Owner

Boba has been described as “the definition of no nonsense”. She is the ultimate trainer: efficient, caring, encouraging, and pushy. There’s no BS with Boba - she is relentless on reps and form. Watch out for her famous catch phrase, “Good, now 20 more!”

Born in then-Yugoslavia, Boba studied Russian-style Ballet for 12 years and performed as a professional ballet and jazz dancer throughout Europe. After a successful career in performance, Boba moved to the US to teach Ballet and Jazz at several dance studios in Los Angeles. Due to increasing demand, she eventually expanded into teaching calisthenics, stretching and weight training. For the past 20 years Boba has focused only on personal training, specializing in different styles of weight training which often include Plyometric movements. Commonly used for athletic conditioning, Plyometric movements utilize an incoming force to store energy in the muscles, which is then used immediately in an opposite reaction. This type of movement is one of the most effective ways to improve strength and agility.

Based on the needs of each of her clients, Boba incorporates Plyometric techniques into traditional weight training, Pilates on the mat, functional training, cross aerobics training, or weight training combined with cardiovascular exercise, to keep her clients in top condition. Clients are also encouraged to do outdoor activities, such as hiking, and each of them is counseled on their individual nutritional needs.

Celebrity clients include Kelly Lynch (regular on Starz Channel’s Magic City, Drugstore Cowboy, Imaginary Crimes, Virtuosity, Charlie’s Angels), Tina Fey, Laura Dern (Recount, Blue Velvet, Jurassic Park,Wild at Heart), Carey Mulligan (Pride and Prejudice, Education, Money Never Sleeps, Never Let Me Go, The Great Gatsby), Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch, Bright Star, Limitless, Stop-Loss), Brit Marling (Another Earth), David Meister-Fashion Designer, Thora Birch (American Beauty, Ghost World), Michelle Clunie (Queer as Folk), and Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks, Boxing Helena, Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story).