UCI Campus Recreation - Personal Trainer


M.S in Biology, California State Long Beach
B.S in Veterinary Medicine, University of Istanbul, Turkey


Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Therapeutic Exercise Specialist, American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Group X Instructor, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor
Tabata Bootcamp Instructor
Running technique specialist-certified by Revolution Running


Nesve is specialized in spine, shoulders, hip and knee rehabilitation, injury prevention, corrective exercise training, postural correction using Alexander technique, core strength and stability, balance training, chronic pain relief using MELT method, functional movement, senior training, and pre-postnatal training. While training her clients, she particularly focuses on safe and functional movement with proper form and techniques, as it is essential in creating muscular balance and preventing injuries. She also teaches a variety of group classes in ARC, Palo Verde and University Hills Community Center, including Bootcamp, strength and cardio training, Yoga/Pilates, and Aqua Fitness. She has experience in working with a variety of people ranging from endurance athletes to individuals with chronic health conditions, and different limitations from spinal problems, knee/hip replacement, rotator cuff injuries, shoulders/hip bursitis, ankle/foot injuries, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, osteoporosis, gastric bypass/abdominoplasty, cardiac problems, both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as depression and emotional stress. She is dedicated to help her clients achieve their personal fitness and health goals.

Nesve’s goal is to create an enjoyable exercise routine with variety of exercises, which suits each individual’s needs and concerns. Her philosophy is that an active lifestyle should be part of everyone’s everyday life, to become and stay fit and healthy.

Nesve lives in Irvine with her husband and two sons. Learning about fitness, wellness and nutrition has been always her special interest. Nesve keeps herself current with new research and products on fitness and wellness industry by attending international conferences (IDEA, Evolution, ACSM), workshops, and various training, as well as reading current research publications. She enjoys serving her community through teaching fitness classes for all ages, and organizing sport activities for kids and families. Nesve loves anything keep her active, and also she runs at least three half marathons every year, just for fun and a bit for competition.

Our trainers are certified by nationally recognized programs such as American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), or National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and set the standard in the fitness industry for their knowledge and education.

To better serve you, we select trainers with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests to provide you the opportunity of finding a trainer that best fits your needs and availability
    •   LaVonne Beacom
    •   Priscilla Castaneda
    •   Josh Chen
    •   Janina Emery
    •   Alana Hodge
    •   Lucy Kim
    •   Veronica Lopez
    •   John Macauley
    •   Haylesh Patel
    •   Carolyn Reynolds
    •   Yvony Richards
    •   Merritt Robinson
    •   Hannah Segal
    •   Zurich Solomon
Please fill out our Personal Training Online Inquiry form to get started or for more information, please contact Courtney Burkes.