Meet Your Team
We have one of the most highly trained teams with elite expertise across a variety of fitness arenas in the Springfield region. We are passionate about making your journey to optimal health fun, engaging and attainable. Give us a call or come in for a tour and see how our individualized, boutique-style approach can help you progress.
Owner • GM • Trainer
Mollie McGinnis Estes
Mollie has been a Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor in Springfield, MO for over 20 years. She holds a variety of certifications from ACSM Personal Trainer to Group Exercise Instructor in TRX, Barre, PiYo (Pilates/Yoga), Kettlebell Training and RYT-200 in Yoga. She is passionate about helping people achieve their goals with a diverse approach to health and wellness. Using her diploma in Advanced Nutrition she can guide clients in proper eating habits that exceed any “diets” out there and takes a sustainable for life approach to food. Mollie has worked with Bodybuilders to Beginners and loves seeing her clients and class members learn to appreciate these amazing bodies we’ve been given! When she’s not in the F8 Gym you can find her enjoying the great outdoors with her husband, 2 kids and 2 dogs.
Instructor • Personal Trainer
As a fitness instructor and Personal Trainer for the last 20 years, Gretchen has spent a lot of time doing what she loves- pushing others on their journey to a healthier lifestyle and to reach their fitness goals. Gretchen is an ACSM certified Personal Trainer and FitTour Group Exercise Instructor that always thinks of creative ways to get her clients and class members healthy and fit. When not in the gym she loves traveling with her husband and sitting in the bleachers as a mom for her kids sporting events.
Instructor • Personal Trainer
Nancy has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years as the former Group Exercise Manager for CoxHealth Fitness Centers. Her Bachelors degree is in Health and Wellness Promotion, and she holds certifications in Run Coaching through RRCA, ACE Clinical Exercise Specialist, RYT-200 Yoga Teacher, along with others such as Pilates and Post Rehab instructor. Nancy loves working with Senior Adults, but on the other end of the spectrum loves teaching run groups and boot camp type classes. She also enjoys hiking and being outdoors with her husband Bob, and playing with her two dogs!
Self-Defense Instructor • Trainer
Janis has worked in healthcare for 27 years while also pursuing certifications and experiences in the health and fitness industry. She owns Collective Soul Wellness, a life and conflict coaching business that helps people find a healthy balance in their lives. Over the past few years Janis has added group fitness and ACE Personal Training certifications to her repertoire. With a black belt in Taekwondo, she enjoys empowering women with her self-defense knowledge. Outside of her time in the hospital and gym, Janis loves hiking and spending time with her family and friends (of which she has many!).