Dennis Smalls was born in St. Stephens, SC. Dennis feels right at home as part of the Gold’s James Island Personal Training team. He is certified by American Fitness Training of Athletes (AFTA). Dennis specializes in core training, toning, balance, and flexibility. He retired from the US army reserves after 22 years of service. He served the last eight years as a physical training instructor. He was diagnosed with breast and spinal cancer in April 2009. Dennis is a survivor through faith, positive actions, and a team of supportive people. His passion for fitness is a major factor in helping clients reach their goals.