Brent & Tiffoney Lajaunie

Brent and Tiffoney Lajaunie are the owners of LIFT Training Studios in Mandeville, LA. They have both been in the fitness industry for over 15 years and enjoy serving their clients and the community.

Tiffoney Lajaunie

Tiffoney has been a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor for over 15 years. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Kinesiology. She has a passion for helping people find their strength and to help injured clients recover safely. She also has a special place in her heart for those that are struggling to lose weight and find confidence. Obesity runs in her family and she has struggled as well maintaining a healthy weight. Tiffoney wants everyone to discover their inner strength and confidence.

Certifications: NASM – Certified Personal Training NASM – Corrective Exercise Specialist AFAA – Primary Group Exercise Certification (specialties in Pilates, Yoga and Barre) AFAA – Kickboxing Certification NASM – Nutrition Specialist

Brent Lajaunie

Brent has been a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor for over 15 years. He graduated from Southern Mississippi University with a degree in Finance. He enjoys pushing people past their comfort zone and helping them to discover what they thought they couldn’t do.

Certifications: ACE – Certified Personal Training AFAA – Primary Group Exercise Certification Mad Dogg Athletics – Master Spinning Instructor Kaiser – Cycle Certification Certified TRX Instructor ACE – Health Coach AFAA – Biggest Loser Certification

Samantha Saltalmachia

Samantha Saltalmachia began her interest in fitness after her daughter Amelia was born in 2012. Thrilled with her results, she wanted to help others achieve their goals and began training at LIFT in 2015. Sam’s favorite part of training is building relationships with her clients and pushing them to achieve their goals. Her goal is for every client to have an effective, safe and fun workout.

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer ELDOA Level 1 Certification ACE Certified Health Coach

Rob Guthrie

Rob has been a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor for 5 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Sociology with a minor in Social Work. He then used that to get certified in Fitness and Nutrition through ISSA. He has a passion for fitness and helping other love themselves. Rob is also a Trauma Informed Personal Trainer which he is certified through Hope Ignited. As a Trauma Informed Trainer, Rob has the skills and empathy to work with clients who have experienced any form of trauma, emotional or mental specifically. His goal is to work closely with Veterans and be able to help them work through their trauma they experienced while in active duty. 

His empathetic and positive attitude spreads to anyone he works with and would love the opportunity to help anyone he can achieve their health and wellness goals.


Hope Ignited- Trauma-Informed Personal Trainer, ISSA- Master Trainer, Sports Nutritionist, Health Coach