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Charles Bratton

Director and Lead Instructor

Charles has been a member of the faculty at NPTI since 2011 and serves as the Director and Lead Instructor of the Raleigh North Carolina location. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  Charles has over 30 years of business ownership, management and sales education experience in the finance and fitness industrys.  He graduated from National Personal Training Institute in Raleigh where he interned before becoming employed as an instructor by the school.  Charles attended Culinary school at Central Piedmont college, with a focus on nutrition and healthy food preparation and has interned in numerous restaurants and catering operations to gain additional insight into commercial food preparation and how it can be crafted to enhance healthy lifestyles. As an NPTI graduate, Charles has successfully worked as a personal trainer and owner of a fitness company offering unique group fitness solutions.  Charles is an NPTI Master instructor in Kettlebell and Suspension Training.  He is also licensed by the World Kettlebell Club to deliver their Elite Fitness Protocol and is a avid participant in the Kettlebell sports. Recently, Charles wrote the certification curriculum for a new exercise device, the SO-50.  Currently, he certifies SO-50 instructors and oversees the maintenance and progression of the course material.

Alfonzo Washington


Alonzo is a graduate of National Personal Training Institute, Raleigh. He also holds a CPT designation from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).  Alonzo has a MBA with a focus on management in the Fitness Industry.  In addition, Alonzo is a trainer at Lifetime Fitness in Apex, NC and is a certified Pilates instructor and corporate trainer.

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