Our Story

Blake and Tia Taylor are the owners of North Idaho Athletic Club. They both graduated from Washington State University; Blake received his undergraduate in Sports Science and Psychology. Tia received her degree in Elementary Education with a Special Education endorsement. Shortly after graduation, they both became NASM Certified Personal Trainers. Blake and Tia both train clients at NIAC as well as teach group fitness classes.

Blake and Tia’s mission is to promote a community of health and wellness. It’s been their life-long dream since the day they met. Their first date was at the WSU REC Center. Shortly after their employment as Personal Trainers at Anytime Fitness, Tia proposed to Blake in the gym. They surprised everyone by eloping at a Yoga Festival in Costa Rica not long after. It goes to say their life revolves around fitness. They were overwhelmed with joy the day the gym was offered to them. Building sustainable healthy habits for people is their passion and they hope to provide a space where they can help empower people to develop their own health, happiness and confidence.