When you work with a Nautilus personal trainer, you'll benefit from a personal training program that's custom-built with your goals in mind!

Members or non-members can sign up for a Free Fitness Evaluation at the front desk. A trainer will contact you to set up an appointment for your assessment. During your assessment you will gain better understanding of what it's like to work with a personal trainer. The trainer will discuss your goals and what you want to gain from having a Personal Trainer.



Weight Loss Training


Strength Training


Cardiovascular & Endurance Training


Muscle Size Training


Flexibility and Balance


Overall Health & Fitness/Maintenance




Sarah Hoffman

Sarah Hoffman graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.   After being a stay-at-home mom for many years, Sarah returned to the work force as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer at Nautilus Fitness Center in Durant.   She is certified by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as a personal fitness trainer and thoroughly enjoys working with her individual clients to fulfill their fitness goals. Sarah teaches numerous class formats at Nautilus including Zumba, Turbo Kick, Spin, yoga and boot camp.   In addition to her work at Nautilus, Sarah is employed as a children’s hip hop dance instructor at Axis Dance Company in Durant. Sarah is involved in serving her community as well.  She volunteers at Northwest Heights Elementary and Durant Intermediate School whenever possible and serves as the secretary of the AWANA club at Fairview Baptist Church. Sarah also volunteers for the Durant Main Street program.  When not dancing, exercising or volunteering her time, Sarah enjoys spa days, seeing movies and spending time with her wonderful husband Stewart and their two amazing children, Kane and Kira.


Katie Chapman

Katie Chapman, MA, RD, LD is the Director of Food and Nutrition at Carrus.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel/Restaurant Administration with a minor in Business from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree in Dietetics from The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.  Katie believes that nutrition is an essential component to an interdisciplinary approach to patient care and it is her goal at Carrus to provide well balanced, delicious meals to patients in an effort to help them heal and rehabilitate. She provides nutritional assessments to all patients and monitors nutritional status during their stay to ensure that we are doing all we can to optimize the nutritional health of our patients.  Katie also provides nutritional education for a variety of diseases and conditions.  She fully assesses and closely monitors any patients requiring nutritional support and works closely with the doctors to choose an appropriate formula and feeding regimen for these patients.   Katie is a strong advocate for individualized patient care and is very conservative when prescribing therapeutic and/or restrictive diets.   She will fully assess each patient, discuss and consider food preferences, review lab work, medications, and goals when considering any dietary restrictions.  Katie lives in Durant, OK with her husband Ryan and their two sons, Dax and Cody and their beloved black lab, Scout.  She enjoys participating in and teaching group fitness classes, running, and spending time with her family on the lake.


Suzette Jewel

Suzette is a group fitness instructor for the Nautilus in Sherman, Denison and Durant.

She has a bachelors degree in business and physical education from Austin College.

Suzette holds many group fitness certifications and specialties such as, Mat Pilates, RIPPED, PiYo, Turbo Kick, Barre Fit, and Barbell Blast. She also has taught many other group fitness formats.

Suzette and her husband, Rob, live in Sherman and have 2 children.

Suzette loves teaching group fitness classes as well as attending other classes. She likes to share a statement from a recent article she read "how long one lives is 80% genetics & 20% you, but how
WELL one lives that life is 20% genetics and 80% YOU!!" She believes it's very important to remind Nautilus members to be well rounded in one's goal to be fit for life. Cardio, weight training and mind/body classes and activities will help build strong hearts, minds, bones and muscles. Nautilus' instructors are great about catering to people of all fitness levels and helping them with their goals.