What is QiCLUB?
IGNITE YOUR ENERGY AND TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE
The Most Advanced Exercise, Nutrition and Wellness Platform in the World Customized Just For You
Revolutionary integration of original
music and movement
An Advanced holistic nutrition system
Meditation & Therapeutic Music
Activate the power of your mind
Discover what's inside QiCLUB
Our Team meet the people behind QiCLUB
QiClub Founder/ CEO/ Music Director
Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, CEO of Santander Music Group and Chairman Emeritus of the Latin Recording Academy, a prolific Songwriter, multi instrumentalist and multi-million record producer over the years, Kike has worked with the top superstars in the World Music Market. His songs and productions have penned hits for artists such as Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Mark Anthony, Alejandro Fernandez, Christian Castro, David Bisbal, and Thalia among many others.
Kike has also been the recipient of numerous Latin GRAMMY, Billboard and Lo Nuestro Awards and he has been recognized three times as songwriter of the year by the prestigeous BMI. 25 of his songs have reached No. 1 in the radio charts.
Kike graduated as Doctor in Medicine and Surgery at Universidad Del Valle in his hometown Cali, Colombia in 1985, and in 2005 driven by his deep interest in human well being developed the concept, the music and the product Batuka as a method to help people have a healthy way of life. Kike is founder and CEO of Qignition LLC, whose online portal QiClub is dedicated to ignite people's vital energy through exercise, nutrition, meditation and therapeutic music.
Kike is founder and CEO of Qignition LLC, whose online portal QiClub is dedicated to ignite people's vital energy through exercise, nutrition, meditation and therapeutic music.
Adriana Santander is a passionate student of human being's Holistic Health. Through years of first hand experience, Adriana has explored ancient techniques of meditation, aromatherapy, Feng Shui and Organic Nutrition. Adriana brings to QiClub the latest information in the areas of Nutrition and Wellness
QiClub Fitness Director
QiClub Education Director Leigh Crews is the founder and CEO of Dynalife, Inc., a fitness concept innovation, implementation and training company. She has been recognized as the 2011 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and an international trainer of trainers. A former member of the Reebok Program Development Team, Leigh is also a Senior Course Instructor for TRX Training and serves as a media expert on fitness for the American Council on Exercise and the American College of Sports Medicine. She has starred in fitness DVD’s, is an author, blogger, expert for TV, audio, print and electronic media and was named as one of America’s Top Trainers by Vogue Magazine.
Creator of special diets and nutrition programs specifically designed for athletes and sport celebrities in Argentina. Mariana Pages, along with her team of experts in nutrition and Gourmet Cuisine, she is a recognized authority in the creation of a balanced nutrition with healthy, nutritious and easy to prepare recipes.
QiDance Master Trainer/Choreographer
Carlos Castillo from Puerto Rico is recognized as one of top fitness presenters of the Caribbean. He has been in the fitness arena for the past 22 years as a group fitness instructor, choreographer for exercise TV shows, program director, examiner and personal trainer. Carlos has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and is one of the choreographers and video stars for QiDance at the Qignition's QiCLUB in Latín America. He is The 1996 AAU/USA National Step Champion and winner of the step silver Medal in the FISAA World Aerobic Championships. He has been part of the ACE & AFAA Faculty and has presented for IDEA, SCW Fitness Conventions and for International Conferences in Europe, México and the Caribbean. Carlos is best known for his excellent breakdown skills, motivational presentations and his high Energy Latín Dance-Inspired Choreography.
Health Wellness and Nutrition Expert
Founder of SkinnybyTara, Board Certified Holistic Health Coach, and Registered Yoga Instructor, Tara Milhem is an expert in her field. She is the author of "The College Girl’s Guide to Skinny", available on Amazon, and has been published on over 20 different platforms for her cutting-edge knowledge in health and nutrition. Tara is also a Yoga Alliance Certified instructor and a Registered Dietitian.
Fitness Expert QiDance/QiForze/QiTrek Master Trainer & Choreographer
Ilyse Baker is a Reebok Global Fitness Ambassador, celebrity trainer and one of the most sought after dance instructors in America, recently chosen by Weight Watchers as the sole instructor and creator of their first Dance Fitness DVD series. Ilyse is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor with a B.A. in Dance Performance and Dance Education from Point Park University, was named Top Trainer in the Country for Dance by Exercise TV and handpicked to represent Dance Fitness at the Asian Academy of Sports Fitness Professionals in Beijing, China. She is the creator of “Dancinerate,” her own fitness series, a Top Ten Trainer for FitOrbit, contributes online workouts to FitnessGlo, a Schwinn Indoor Cycling Master Trainer and teaches dance to at-risk youths in the Greater Los Angeles area. Praised as a dance teacher like no other, Ilyse is dedicated to sharing her passion with “anybody that comes to me.”
Fitness Expert, QiDance/QiForze Master Trainer & Choreographer
Tahneetra Crosby is a presenter, group fitness instructor and personal trainer with over 12 years of experience. She is a senior course instructor for TRX® Suspension Training® and Group Rip Training, and is joining the Schwinn Master Trainer Team in 2014. Tahneetra is also a member of the Fitness on Request Elements Team and a development team member for Qignition. In addition, Tahneetra created a strength and cardio program as the featured trainer for SELF magazine's March 2010 SELF Challenge issue. She specializes in dance, boot camp, resistance and interval-style classes. Certifications: AFAA, NASM
QiForze/QiTrek Master Trainer
International Fitness Expert and Radio/TV Host. As a published author, bikini champion, athlete and blogger, Adriana is considered one of the biggest influencers in today's fitness media world. Her dynamic personality and knowledge make her a highly sought-after bilingual fitness expert for English and Spanish TV/Radio Networks such as Univision, Lifetime TV and HSN, to name a few. Her award winning fitness systems have helped thousands get and stay in shape forever.
As a mother of 2 Adriana understand the importance of being healthy and making fitness a family affair. Her true passion relies on helping people become the best version of themselves through a healthy lifestyle. You can find Adriana hanging out on the webosphere as www.AdrianaMartin.com - she loves chatting with her audience on social media.
Fitness Expert QiDance/QiForze, Master Trainer & Choreographer
Alex McLean has been in the fitness industry for 18 years as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer, holding certifications from ACE, AFAA and NASM. Alex is a senior course instructor for TRX, a master trainer for Jillian Michaels’ BodyShred and Total Gym Gravity, a featured instructor for fitnessglo.com and a development team member, master trainer and choreographer for Qignition. Alex can be seen in fitness videos by Petra Kolber, Michelle Dozois, Reebok, Total Gym and Madd Dogg Athletics. An LA-based professional dancer and acrobat, Alex has danced for Leeann Rhimes, international hip hop troupe Nike Culture Shock, the Reebok Performance Team, Disney and the NBA.
QiDance Program Developer
Petra Kolber has been a leader in the Fitness industry for more than 20 years both as an international presenter and as a motivational speaker. Her awards include among other, ECA Presenters Choice 2010, Female Presenter of the Year at ECA in 2003 and 2004, IDEA Fitness Presenter of the Year in 2001 and Presenter of the Year in the Canadian Fitness Professionals International in 2000. Petra has choreographed and been featured as main presenter in more than 40 videos and DVDs and has been consulted as an Fitness Expert in countless magazines and news programs. Petra developed with Leigh Crews Qignition's QiDance Fitness Program.
QiDance Master Trainer & Choreographer
Carole is best known for her contagious energy and unique teaching style. A registered holistic nutritionist, choreographer and international presenter, Carole has an established background with over two decades of experience in the fitness industry. As the former host of the “Cardio Hip Hop” television show, Carole believes that when it comes to dance and fitness, everyone ‘belongs’. To that end, she served as National Director for Culture Shock Canada, where her commitment and values were recognized with the Ottawa Community Builder's Award. Today, Carole remains driven to helping others achieve health and wellness as the owner of Fuel4Life, a fitness and nutrition consulting company in Ottawa, Canada. Carole pursues her passion for fitness and coaching by teaching core classes, group cycling and bootcamp programs, leading holistic nutrition workshops, and coaching beginners for triathlon and duathlon.
QiForze Master Trainer
Abbie Appel is an award-winning instructor and the group fitness director of Equinox in Miami Beach. As a consultant for Body Bar, JumpSport, Resist-A-Ball, SPRI products and TRX, she specializes in developing unique programs for fitness professionals. Abbie is a Ryka Brand-Ambassador and contributes material to fitness publications, including Self, Shape, Prevention and IDEA Journal.Â Â She choreographed and stars in over 20 fitness videos and most recently was chosen by East Coast Alliance as â€œBest Female Instructor of 2013.
QiDance Master Trainer
Jamie G. is an International Fitness Presenter/Choreographer & Fitness Lifestyle Spokesperson. She has worked with many mainstream fitness companies, including REEBOK, as a brand ambassador & creative consultant for programs and products. Jamie is a fitness movement and dance specialist with over 20 years experience, holds her B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science & has written dance, fitness programming. Jamie has worked with QiGNITION as a Dance Choreographer, Presenter, Video Lead, Master Trainer & Evaluator. She has been featured on TV, multiple fitness videos/commercials & is a freelance writer & inspirational speaker for fitness & lifestyle.
QiForze Master Trainer & Choreographer
Jeff McMullen, with over 20 years experience in the fitness industry, is an international fitness presenter based in San Francisco, CA and is affiliated with premiere clubs The Bay Club Marin, EQUINOX, and Sports Club LA, has been featured or starred in over 20 fitness DVD’s; a contributing choreographer for the QiGNITION program; is a master trainer for TABATA Bootcamp™, Bender Barre Method, WaterinMotion, Jumpsport® Fitness, Lebert Fitness, and TRX® GSTC / STC / TEAM/ Group RIP courses; and a Lululemon Ambassador alumnus. CERTIFICATIONS: ACE, AEA, ACSM, AFAA, NASM
QiDance Master Trainer
Jessica David Beal, certified personal trainer, avid group exercise master trainer and single mom to 4. Jessica is living her passion of helping men and women daily learn to embrace their bodies and make choices for optimum results. Jessica owns Training With Intention based in Denver, Colorado. Jessica has been in fitness for 10 years and a few of her accomplishments include, competing and placing top 5 in NPC Colorado, creating and competing with the Denver In Color Triathlon Team, starting the first Fitness On The Rocks. To learn more about Jessica, visit her website: jessicadavidbeal.com
QiForze Master Trainer
With a passion for inspiring others to reach their potential, Kevin has over 3 years as a Certified Personal Trainer and a Group Exercise instructor. Starting his career in a national club chain to gain valuable experience, he was quickly promoted to Training Manager and exceeded sales goals repeatedly. He then ventured out to pursue his passion of entrepreneurship where he has the opportunity to reach more people, doubling his client base in a matter of months. From photo shoots and speaking engagements to on-screen experience, Kevin is a natural-born entertainer with a personality matched only by his professionalism and extensive fitness background. The amount of drive and dedication he gives to his business is only surpassed by the level of commitment he gives to his clients’ success.
QiDance/ QiForze Master Trainer & Choreographer
Marianne Lidiak Baker is the Director of Group Exercise for The Concourse Athletic Club in Atlanta, GA, one of the largest and most recognized group exercise programs in the Southeastern United States. She creates formats and manages the delivery of more than 380 classes per month by her 90 instructors. Marianne has been featured in Best Self Magazine as one of the top 10 instructors in Atlanta, multiple times on CBS Better Mornings, Atlanta Business Radio, Atlanta Health & Fitness magazine, Jezebel magazine, and others. She also sponsors and promotes major awareness and fundraiser campaigns for national charities such a Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, Toys-For-Tots with the U.S. Marines and many others.
Marianne has her own training company call Group Ex Divia’s where she helps companies develop and establish Group Exercise programs, trains new upcoming instructors and fine tunes the skills of current instructors. Marianne has trained hundreds of instructors in workshops, covering a diverse range of exercise techniques and topics. She is a certified exercise leader (ACSM), personal trainer, master trainer and choreographer for QiGNITION, Master Trainer for Lebert Training Systems in a new format called LeHIP and is certified in Pilates.
For over 10 years, France has been a leader in the Fitness Industry in Ottawa, Canada. As a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor and soon to be certified Registered Holistic Nutritionist (April 2014), she has led many types of group classes including boot camps, step, hi/low aerobics, resistance and TRX training. She is an LMI Certified Instructor in BODYSTEP, BODYPUMP, BODYVIVE and BODYATTACK. Nominated Instructor of the year in 2007, she has also led a team of over 40 instructors for a period of 5 years. As a respected mentor and role model amongst her team, France is known for her high level of fitness conditioning and constant desire to conquer new challenges.
In January 2013, she summited Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,341 feet above sea level, without the aid of supplemental oxygen or medication. She also enjoys running, skiing, cycling, hiking, swimming and has recently discovered a passion for duathlon and triathlon events. Her upcoming goals include running marathons and completing an Ironman triathlon.
QiForze Master Trainer & Choreographer
Renae is a personal trainer, health coach and group exercise instructor certified by ACSM and ACE, a certified Cycle, Yoga and Pilates Instructor, and Master Trainer for downDAWG Yoga, TRX Training (teaching Suspension Training and Rip Training courses) and Choreographer for QiTrek and QiForze. With more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, Renae currently is the owner of McCloud Fitness, offering personal training, small group training, and online coaching for weight loss and weight management with at home fitness programming, clean eating meal plans and daily support and accountability to guarantee results. She believes fitness and wellness is a lifestyle and lives by example. A lifelong competitive athlete, Renae currently enjoys mountain biking, trail running and hiking and has been known to leap tall buildings in a single bound.
QiDance Master Trainer
Tafiq Akhir has built a solid track record within the health and fitness industry, beginning with his 20 year history as a professional dancer and choreographer. For the last 12 years, students have packed his fitness classes, including his signature program, TXT (Tafiq’s Extreme Tabata). Tafiq is certified by AFPA and IFA and specializes in healthy lifestyle coaching, nutrition and wellness support and provides comprehensive fitness training for the men and women who seek his expert advice.
QiNection/ QiDance/ QiForze/ QiTrek/ Music Producer
Canadian born producer and songwriter Daniel Betancourt, was raised in Colombia. After graduating from High School, he returned to Canada to pursue his music studies and graduated with honors. In 1998 Daniel moved to Miami and worked closely with Latin music producer Kike Santander for many years. His co-productions with Kike have been nominated 7 times for Latin Grammys with artists such as David Bisbal, Christian Castro, Alejandro Fernández and Rocío Dúrcal. His songs have been recorded by well known artists such as Dulce Maria, Pee Wee, David Bisbal, Christian Castro, Olga Tañón, Myriam Hernández and Ricardo Montaner, amongst many others. Several of his songs, such as "Desilusióname" (Olga Tañón) and "Qué Ganas" (Ricardo Montaner), have landed on Billboard´s top ten. In 2004 ASCAP honored him for "Qué Ganas" in the Pop Ballad category. And in 2008 he was also awarded the Pop Ballad ASCAP award for his song "Desilusióname".
Juan Vicente Zambrano
QiNection Music Producer
Colombian composer and producer Juan Vicente has been involved in the creation and production of more than 50 albums for stars such as Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Thalia, Jennifer Lopez, Carlos Vives, and Marc Anthony, just to mention a few.
Juan Vicente was born in the Colombian city of Cali, and grew up surrounded of tropical sounds, folkloric rhythms and International contemporary sounds. He started studying formally music at the age of 10, polishing that natural talent with private teachers, alternating his middle and high school studies with the study of Classic guitar, jazz piano, composition, arranging and orchestration, He has being an artist guest in many concerts of the Symphonic Orchestra of Colombia and The Philharmonic Orchestra of Bogota.
Juan Zambrano has dedicated more than a decade to a serious and committed exploration of the manifestations and effects of music in the human mind and spirit, from experiences with Shamans and ancient ceremonies from different cultures to academic and experimental studies in the field of therapeutic music and brainwave entrainment.
QiNection/ QiTrek Music Producer
Sebastian Santander is a talented composer, producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist with an early start of his career at age ten, Sebastian is a rising star in the world of Electronic Music.
Nutrition and Detoxification Specialist
Andrea Santander is Registered Holistic Nutritionist with a specialization in Detoxification which she obtained from the International School of Detoxification in Florida. Aditionally she has furthered her education in the field of natural medicine through herbalism and traditional Chinese medicine courses.
Specialist in Nutrition and Health Sciences
Juliana Duque graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in Fredericton New Brunswick, where she acquired lab experience along with education in Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology and other health sciences. She worked at Dr. Paul Smith Allergy Clinic as an allergy specialist and nutrition counselor, while also working as a sports trainer for the Athletics Department at St Thomas University in Canada.
Together we can
At QiClub we believe that art and sports help unlock people's greatest potential.
QiClub supports the PLAY TO LEARN campaign to help build the Cushman School's new Arts & Athletics Center.
Register at www.qiclub.com today and we will donate $1 of your monthly membership towards building this new facility.