Farel Hruska

San Diego, CA 92108

With nearly 20 years’ experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and educator, Farel Hruska worked with FIT4MOM from 2002-2018 as Global Fitness Director and Pre/Postnatal Fitness Director. Farel is presently the Director of Education & Culture at Chuze Fitness. Hruska has also presented at numerous fitness conferences including EMPOWER, FitFest, SCW, Asia Fitness Conference (Bangkok), MEFIT PRO (Dubai), Fitness Fest in Guangzhou, China and IDEA (PTIs and WORLD) numerous times, covering the topic of pre- and post-natal fitness, as well as, general fitness education. Having been a regular contributor to Active.com for her expertise on moms returning to running or starting for the first time after having a baby, Hruska has been featured by numerous press outlets for her fitness expertise, including CNN, New York Times, WebMD, Women's Running Magazine, SheKnows.com, Pregnancy.com and many more. An international educator and presenter in pre- and post-natal and overall fitness education, Hruska is an approved Continuing Education Provider for ACE and AFAA. Hruska graduated from Pepperdine University and is the mother of three daughters.

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About Me


  • BA, Communications, Pepperdine Univ

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: 2021-05-31 07:00:00 UTC

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2022-04-15 07:00:00 UTC

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2022-04-15 07:00:00 UTC

Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness Insurance Agency

Farel's Locations

Chuze Fitness Mission Valley

1233 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr, Varies

Payment Methods

Cash , Cashier's Check , Credit Cards , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Instructor of the Year
  • 2020 IDEA Fitness Inspiration Award - IDEA China
  • IDEA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member 2021

Languages Spoken




3 Ratings

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by PHOEBE REED on Sep 25, 2013

    Farel is an amazing instructor. She teaches great classes & is constantly inspiring you to do your best. Her knowledge in classroom trainings is always up to date & very informative.

    Response by Farel Hruska on Sep 25, 2013

    Thank you, Phoebe!

  • by Kristy Fassio on Feb 04, 2011

    There are not enough words in the world to describe how amazing Farel is. Her smile is contagious, and you leave her knowing that you can take on anything and succeed!

  • by Earn That Body, Inc., Kim Strassmann-Eagle on Jan 07, 2011

    I have had the privilege of attending many of Farel's classes and they are fantastic! She is very dedicated to her students and her career as a fitness professional!