For the goal-oriented and results-driven guest seeking a fitness regimen to take home, we also offer personal training and private classes with skilled instructors who tailor workouts to your individual needs. Private group classes and fitness activities for all levels are also available by appointment.
Marcella retired from the Los Angeles Police Department in May 2006 after a 22-year career. Throughout her career she was a member of the LAPD long distance running team, traveling both internationally and nationally to events representing the department in relay events. She has also competed in the Honolulu Marathon numerous times. Marcella tried out with 1500 possible contestants and was selected as one of the competitors on the original American Gladiators.
In "retirement" she has established herself as a fitness professional, operating her own personal training business and teaching various classes at some of the local beaches and gyms. In 2010, she was awarded the Southbay Women of Distinction reader's choice award for Sportswomen of the Year. From early 2008 until 2013, she was featured monthly in the Daily Breeze as a featured trainer in the Healthbeat section. Furthermore, Marcella is known by “Coach Piersol” by her team at Palos Verdes Peninsula high school as the girls head cross country coach.