Alan began his training at an early age in Southern Ohio, learning of yoga as a philosophic exercise system from his father. In 2001 he began his martial arts career with Grandmaster Don Madden (founder of the American Karate and Jujitsu Union – AKJU and former TeamUSA head coach). At only 14 Alan began teaching and competing. Under the banner of the AKJU, Alan has traveled, fought and taught in over four countries, representing Team America. His successes even earned him induction into the Eastern USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Alan has dedicated his life to the pursuits and studies of yoga and the martial arts. Studying in over six styles of martial art and numerous yogic styles, he is known for his unique understanding, compassion, and deep philosophic connection to the roots and traditions he has studied.
In 2011 Alan Burgess first began teaching internationally, working with instructors and trainers in Thailand, China and the Philippines. Since then his studies have broadened to include personal training, weight lifting and an integrated style of total body fitness. By including internal martial arts and yogic practices with the functional strength of resistance training Alan has a broad spectrum of knowledge.
Since joining PTI in August of 2013 Alan has been hard at work helping clients achieve weight loss goals, while improving the strength, flexibility and, balance of his clients. Alan is certified through the NSCA and TPI.
“We are where we are today. Our goal is to go just a little bit farther and achieve our growth.”