The experience of our instructors is a huge asset to the learning environment and the ability to work with dogs of all breeds and abilities.

They have vast experience working with everything from canine athletes to pet families. 

Bobbie Lyons, CCFT, KPA CT - founder

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer

Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner

CGC Evaluator (trick titles)


Bobbie owns and operates Pawsitive Performance which offers dog training, fitness training and trick training around the globe. She was part of the TEAM that contributed knowledge and experience to design the CCFT II Live Lab and is a course "Instructor" for the program. Bobbie also completed the certification program for Canine Fitness through the Companion Animal Sciences Institute and she is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy.

Bobbie has 4 awesome dogs that train a variety of skills for agility, fitness training, trick training, tugging and dock diving. Bobbie enjoys the training process and strives to comuinicate in the best way she can to help her dogs and clients dogs understand the task at hand. She starts every training sessions with this question "how can I set the dog up for success and give the dog the best information to successfully complete the behavior".

To learn more about Bobbie visit:

www.pawsitive-performance.com

Danielle Hall, BFA, CCFT

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer

Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam Member


Danielle owns and operates K9 BeneFIT, which offers canine fitness training private lessons (both in-person and virtually), classes, and workshops in the Southern California area and beyond. 

Danielle completed the University of Tennessee Certified Canine Fitness Trainer program earning a "CCFT” certification. She is also a member of the Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam, an elite team of trainers passionate about canine fitness.

Along with fitness training, Danielle has enjoyed a variety of activities with her rescue dogs including agility, nose work, herding, tricks, dock diving, and disc. They also love to spend time outdoors hiking, camping, and road-tripping.

Danielle is also a lifelong horsewoman combining her knowledge of horses and dogs in both her training and a keen eye for movement.

To learn more about Danielle visit:

www.k9benefit.com

Lisa Schmit, PhD, CCFT, CPMP

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer

Certified Pet Massage Practitioner

Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam Member


Lisa is the owner of In The Zone, LLC.and is one of the most accomplished handlers in NADAC. Her consistent, clear positive approach to dog training is evidence with her continual success with multiple dogs! She offers agility, conditioning and massage seminars across the continent and puts on about 12 NADAC trails a year.

Lisa has come home from the NADAC Championships with 10 trophies with 5 different dogs. She has finished in Overall Top 3 at NADAC Champs 22 times with 9 different dogs including her Brittany and Aussie. Tandem, JP7 and Revolution earned the coveted Purple MODSQUAD award--Master of Distance and Speed which requires high level distance handling and speed. Less than 25 dogs in the world have this award and Lisa has three of them. JP7 and Tandem earned the Distance Cup Award. Nine of her dogs have over 175 NATCHES, over 45 Speed Stars. Eight of her dogs have almost 200 Bonus Runs (requires big distance skills). Her dogs are consistently in the Top 10 every year and in most categories in the NADAC Hall of Fame.

To learn more about Lisa visit: www.inthezoneagility.com

Jasey Day, CCFT

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer

Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam Member


Jasey teaches weekly group classes at a local vet clinic in Raleigh, NC. She also owns and runs Day Fit Dogs, which provides canine fitness private lessons, blog writing, and seminar services.

She is a member of the Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam - a team of compassionate canine fitness instructors who actively teach others and continually expand their own knowledge. 

Since 2004, Jasey has taught a variety of canine workshops, seminars, and classes on the following: Fitness, Swimming, Puppy, Canine Good Citizen/Family Pet, Advanced Family Pet, Rally, and Agility. In addition, Jasey has earned over 60 titles across four dogs in Dock Diving, Agility, Rally, CGC and Trick Dog. Jasey’s Labrador Retriever, Turbojet, spends his time hiking, training, teaching classes, and dock diving.

To learn more about Jasey visit:

www.facebook.com/dayfitdogs