​​Patience grew up in Waynesville, NC and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a NASM certified personal trainer, AFAA certified group fitness instructor, and L1 certified through Precision Nutrition. After relocating to Charlotte in 2016, she searched high and low for the right fitness community and workout and finally found it in 2018 with WKS. She immediately fell in love with the workout, but more importantly the people behind the workout and knew she wanted to be part of the WKS family. Patience took the leap and became a WKS trainer in 2022. She believes fitness should be fun and brings that energy to her class. Her class is sure to make you break a sweat and laugh along the way!



Laken is our Southern Belle and has brains, booty, and is all business! In addition to crushing her full-time outside sales gig, until 2020, she danced for the Charlotte Hornets Honeybees for 6 seasons! Laken has been featured in a Sports Illustrated photoshoot + was once named SI’s Cheerleader of the Week (OOOK!) She is wife to Tucker and a Type A, old school rock music lovin’ babe! She is a NASM CPT, certified in CrossFit CF-L1 and says our full body workout makes an hour fly by + has your arms and abs slayin’ by the end. We’re thankful she’s been following us since Marissa helped her prep for TopCats auditions in 2012 (of course she made it!) and now is a part of our squad! If you need some wild, sassy energy in your work out of the day, Laken has you covered! Come thrive in her class ASAP!



Stafford grew up in Richmond, VA, and attended Johnson & Wales University here in Charlotte, NC! Sports have always been Stafford's passion - after graduating, he took his talents to Colorado Springs to work with USA Swimming & the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.He began taking spin classes and 3 months later, he was a certified spin instructor! He lost over 50 pounds in six months and hopes to inspire others to reach their goals! His #1 priority is making sure clients understand that being healthy comes in all shapes and sizes. When you feel good on the inside, you'll feel and look great on the outside. Whether he's cracking (sometimes funny) jokes on the mic or keeping you fired up with his perfectly curated playlist, he's sure to keep you sweating and pushing yourself!



Madison was born and raised in SC and is a Clemson tiger! We met her when she moved to CLT and was looking for a new workout; she loves that you always feel mentally + physically challenged at WKS, as well as, being a part of our positive + uplifting fitness community! We've been loving watching her crush her bride bod goals, as her and fiancé Nick tie the knot in February 2021 and will be official parents to their labradoodle, Maggie! Madison is sharp, outgoing, and beyond FUN – she will keep you laughing all class long! Madison is a PA in emergency medicine and whether she's saving lives in the ER or kicking ass in the WKS studio, she always brings.the.HEAT. We can’t wait to see you in her class soon!



Meet Caroline - born and raised in Charlotte, NC. Growing up she was a competitive dancer and continued to dance after high school when she moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2019 to dance professionally through a mentor program. When her time in California got cut short due to the pandemic, she moved back to the queen city where she became a barista working for her dad at Rosie’s Coffee and Wine Garden – shout out Rosie’s! Caroline always had a passion for dance and fitness. She decided to pursue fitness as a career and is now a certified personal trainer. Caroline has been following WKS for a while and realized it was exactly the environment that she wanted to be a part of. She is so excited to have you take her classes!



Jordan was born in FL and spent most of her years between Charlotte, Wilmington, Tampa. Growing up, she danced and cheered competitively, giving her the opportunity to cheer at Florida State University (GO NOLES)! Jordan moved back to Charlotte from Nashville in 2017 where she met her husband, JJ.  While working on her bridal goals, she became a member of WKS and instantly fell in love with the workout! From client to trainer, Jordan is beyond excited to share her love and passion for WKS!



Darcy was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York. Growing up she played sports and while staying in shape during the off season, found a love for running and weight training. Darcy moved to Charlotte in February 2021 to be closer to family and started a new job in sales as well as a yoga sculpt instructor. While looking for a new workout studio to try, her sister-in-law, (@thecheekybeen) highly recommended West Kept Secret. She became a client and after falling in love with the methodology, she decided to audition to become an instructor! Don’t mistake her calm demeanor – she is competitive and loves pushing herself and others to their full potential! After all, she is the only girl out of three older brothers.