Personal Trainers

Laura

Laura Baruch

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Laura received her personal training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is also a certified Floor-barre teacher. She trained in classical ballet as well as other styles of dance, and has found cross training in the gym/studio to be an essential part of developing and sustaining a healthy, strong, and injury-free body. Laura exercises in order to continue doing what she loves, and would like to show others how to do the same, whether that is staying in shape, playing catch with a grandchild, going on a run with your dog, or dancing onstage at a professional level. Laura also has experience in other forms of cross training, such as Pilates, gyrokinesis, rhythmic gymnastics, and yoga. She believes that every body is unique and her workouts are created specifically for each individual’s goals and needs. Laura’s goals during workouts are to strengthen and lengthen muscles while working in correct alignment. Laura wants to help people achieve their maximum fitness potential safely and correctly while having loads of fun doing it!

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Laura received her personal training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is also a certified Floor-barre teacher. She trained in classical ballet as well as other styles of dance, and has found cross training in the gym/studio to be an essential part of developing and sustaining a healthy, strong, and injury-free body. Laura exercises in order to continue doing what she loves, and would like to show others how to do the same, whether that is staying in shape, playing catch with a grandchild, going on a run with your dog, or dancing onstage at a professional level. Laura also has experience in other forms of cross training, such as Pilates, gyrokinesis, rhythmic gymnastics, and yoga. She believes that every body is unique and her workouts are created specifically for each individual’s goals and needs. Laura’s goals during workouts are to strengthen and lengthen muscles while working in correct alignment. Laura wants to help people achieve their maximum fitness potential safely and correctly while having loads of fun doing it!

Akeem

Akeem Berry

Specialty Trainer - Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM CPT, NASM CES, TRX Suspension and Rip Trainer, ACE Pre/Post Natal

After graduating from SUNY Albany in 2011, Akeem left the office work behind to pursue his passion in fitness. While working with clients/athletes, his main focus is building strength and flexibility through safe and periodized training programs. Akeem tailors each client’s training and recovery regime to fit their current fitness level and lifestyle. He also takes into account their injuries, making sure to rehab and “pre-hab” appropriately. Akeem keeps his athletes engaged in their own wellness to ensure solid results. The goal of every session is to learn and have fun!

 

Specialty Trainer - Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM CPT, NASM CES, TRX Suspension and Rip Trainer, ACE Pre/Post Natal

After graduating from SUNY Albany in 2011, Akeem left the office work behind to pursue his passion in fitness. While working with clients/athletes, his main focus is building strength and flexibility through safe and periodized training programs. Akeem tailors each client’s training and recovery regime to fit their current fitness level and lifestyle. He also takes into account their injuries, making sure to rehab and “pre-hab” appropriately. Akeem keeps his athletes engaged in their own wellness to ensure solid results. The goal of every session is to learn and have fun!

 

Travis

Travis Brown

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
CHEK, Z-Health, ELDOA, MELT

Travis jumped, spun, and rolled into the fitness field in 1996, following a dual-sport university career. Since then he has created tailored programs for seniors, mothers, athletes, rehab clients, and everyone in between. Through continual study and understanding of joint dynamics, myofascial techniques, and the neural system, Travis creates and applies specific drills to alleviate pain and improve function across all areas of physical performance,; oftentimes within the span of a single session. Travis also offers small group training for those who may find the camaraderie of working alongside others a better match than individual training. Outside of helping JCC members move and feel better, Travis is a middle-school and varsity wrestling coach. MEET TRAVIS.

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
CHEK, Z-Health, ELDOA, MELT

Travis jumped, spun, and rolled into the fitness field in 1996, following a dual-sport university career. Since then he has created tailored programs for seniors, mothers, athletes, rehab clients, and everyone in between. Through continual study and understanding of joint dynamics, myofascial techniques, and the neural system, Travis creates and applies specific drills to alleviate pain and improve function across all areas of physical performance,; oftentimes within the span of a single session. Travis also offers small group training for those who may find the camaraderie of working alongside others a better match than individual training. Outside of helping JCC members move and feel better, Travis is a middle-school and varsity wrestling coach. MEET TRAVIS.

Fredric

Frederic Destin

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Frederic, also known as Ricky, is a NYC native. Growing up an athlete, participating in everything from football to soccer and bodybuilding, Ricky has faced nothing but challenges and obstacles. With discipline, he was able to overcome them. Ricky believes that we all have a choice to make in life, to either take control of our future or let circumstances get the best of us. As a trainer, his primary objective is to make sure that his clients, no matter the stage they are at in life, will be able to take full control over their bodies, which translates into a healthy mind and soul. According to Ricky, every waking day is a chance to work toward success. Ricky strongly believes that YOU can define your own success!

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Frederic, also known as Ricky, is a NYC native. Growing up an athlete, participating in everything from football to soccer and bodybuilding, Ricky has faced nothing but challenges and obstacles. With discipline, he was able to overcome them. Ricky believes that we all have a choice to make in life, to either take control of our future or let circumstances get the best of us. As a trainer, his primary objective is to make sure that his clients, no matter the stage they are at in life, will be able to take full control over their bodies, which translates into a healthy mind and soul. According to Ricky, every waking day is a chance to work toward success. Ricky strongly believes that YOU can define your own success!

Lisa

Lisa Forman

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
IFPA Advanced Personal Trainer; 200 hour ERYT-Yoga Alliance

Lisa has been a personal fitness trainer and yoga instructor for over 20 years. Her personal training journey began over 23 years ago after her second child was born. Lisa wanted to get back into shape and regain the important muscles to long-term health. She developed a specialty of working with women looking for similar solutions. This became her niche and her business, Bodysculpting by Lisa, was born! Lisa recognized that strength training was key to not only weight loss but building muscle for stronger bones and antiaging! Lisa then began the journey of yoga, where flexibility, and mindfulness became the missing component to a healthy mind and body! Lisa puts the "personal" in personal training and personal yoga instruction; as she prides herself on crafting exercise programs to meet individuals’ need by incorporating strength, conditioning, and yoga. With an infectiously positive attitude and optimism, Lisa’s “Strong is the new Healthy” mantra is embraced throughout New York City. Lisa and her husband, David, reside on the Upper West Side. Her children, Harrison and Sydney, also live in New York City.

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
IFPA Advanced Personal Trainer; 200 hour ERYT-Yoga Alliance

Lisa has been a personal fitness trainer and yoga instructor for over 20 years. Her personal training journey began over 23 years ago after her second child was born. Lisa wanted to get back into shape and regain the important muscles to long-term health. She developed a specialty of working with women looking for similar solutions. This became her niche and her business, Bodysculpting by Lisa, was born! Lisa recognized that strength training was key to not only weight loss but building muscle for stronger bones and antiaging! Lisa then began the journey of yoga, where flexibility, and mindfulness became the missing component to a healthy mind and body! Lisa puts the "personal" in personal training and personal yoga instruction; as she prides herself on crafting exercise programs to meet individuals’ need by incorporating strength, conditioning, and yoga. With an infectiously positive attitude and optimism, Lisa’s “Strong is the new Healthy” mantra is embraced throughout New York City. Lisa and her husband, David, reside on the Upper West Side. Her children, Harrison and Sydney, also live in New York City.

Clayton

Clayton James

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Certification: Fellow of Applied Functional Science® (FAFS) Functional Manual Reaction® (FMR) Certified NG360° Golf Performance Specialist (NG360° GPS) Certification in Applied Functional Science® (CAFS) Certified 3D Movement Analysis & Performance Sy

Clayton has been training, inspiring, motivating athletes, students, and gym members for 30 years. His dedication is infectious and successful and delivers impressive results. As a Gray Institute, GIFT Fellow, Clayton has studied, learned, and developed professionally with the most innovative, authentic and renowned physical therapists, athletic trainers, and personal trainers in the world. Clayton’s love of sports and fitness has taken him, as an athlete and coach, to hundreds of fields, courts, and swimming pools around the US and Europe. Whether you want to improve your golf game, or increase your flexibility and strength for triathlons or playing with the kids or grandchildren, Clayton will help you achieve your goal. Clayton enjoys improving the many acquired habits the body has obtained after several years of screen time. Clayton’s motto is “everyone is an athlete!”

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Certification: Fellow of Applied Functional Science® (FAFS) Functional Manual Reaction® (FMR) Certified NG360° Golf Performance Specialist (NG360° GPS) Certification in Applied Functional Science® (CAFS) Certified 3D Movement Analysis & Performance Sy

Clayton has been training, inspiring, motivating athletes, students, and gym members for 30 years. His dedication is infectious and successful and delivers impressive results. As a Gray Institute, GIFT Fellow, Clayton has studied, learned, and developed professionally with the most innovative, authentic and renowned physical therapists, athletic trainers, and personal trainers in the world. Clayton’s love of sports and fitness has taken him, as an athlete and coach, to hundreds of fields, courts, and swimming pools around the US and Europe. Whether you want to improve your golf game, or increase your flexibility and strength for triathlons or playing with the kids or grandchildren, Clayton will help you achieve your goal. Clayton enjoys improving the many acquired habits the body has obtained after several years of screen time. Clayton’s motto is “everyone is an athlete!”

Migdalia

Migdalia Jimenez

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z Health - R Phase​ , Pre & Post-Natal Care, Post Rehabilitation, Kettlebell Training Level 1

Migdalia Jimenez has been an independent fitness trainer for over a decade. She came to the JCC from Equinox, where she was a high-level, top-tier trainer. She has extensive experience in strength, balance, stability, and cardiovascular training and is certified for post-rehabilitative training. She has a great deal of experience working with special populations, including the elderly. Migdalia has always had a passion for health and fitness. She further developed her passion in fitness by helping those close to her set and reach personal fitness goals. It is her quality-focused and results-driven approach that sets Migdalia apart from the crowd. Her holistic focus on form, safety, and lifestyle ensures better results and reduction of risk. Migdalia is able to train in English, Spanish, and French.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z Health - R Phase​ , Pre & Post-Natal Care, Post Rehabilitation, Kettlebell Training Level 1

Migdalia Jimenez has been an independent fitness trainer for over a decade. She came to the JCC from Equinox, where she was a high-level, top-tier trainer. She has extensive experience in strength, balance, stability, and cardiovascular training and is certified for post-rehabilitative training. She has a great deal of experience working with special populations, including the elderly. Migdalia has always had a passion for health and fitness. She further developed her passion in fitness by helping those close to her set and reach personal fitness goals. It is her quality-focused and results-driven approach that sets Migdalia apart from the crowd. Her holistic focus on form, safety, and lifestyle ensures better results and reduction of risk. Migdalia is able to train in English, Spanish, and French.

Michael

Michael Kalajian

Master Trainer – Sessions starting at $202 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z-Health: Course Instructor, Master Trainer, Essentials of Elite Performance, Rehabilitation, Restoration & Re-education Phase, Integration: Vision, Vestibular, & Proprioception Phase, Sports Movement Fundamentals Phase, Neural Threat Modulation P

Mike has been an avid athlete and a student of physical culture from an early age. Sports led to the gym, and the desire to continually improve became a need to understand how and why the body works the way it does. Mike specializes in a functional-neurology approach based on Z-Health to help all athletes achieve peak performance and fix problems. Ultimately, the best routine is one that you enjoy, and Mike takes the best parts of his experience to create the right plan for you, teach you how to do it properly, and keep you moving well.

Master Trainer – Sessions starting at $202 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z-Health: Course Instructor, Master Trainer, Essentials of Elite Performance, Rehabilitation, Restoration & Re-education Phase, Integration: Vision, Vestibular, & Proprioception Phase, Sports Movement Fundamentals Phase, Neural Threat Modulation P

Mike has been an avid athlete and a student of physical culture from an early age. Sports led to the gym, and the desire to continually improve became a need to understand how and why the body works the way it does. Mike specializes in a functional-neurology approach based on Z-Health to help all athletes achieve peak performance and fix problems. Ultimately, the best routine is one that you enjoy, and Mike takes the best parts of his experience to create the right plan for you, teach you how to do it properly, and keep you moving well.

Janine

Janine Kao

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
PAS, Z-Health (EEP), ACE-CPT, Pre/Postnatal

Janine has over 20 years’ experience in training and wellness, focusing the past 15 years on eliminating pain (especially back pain) and improving movement efficiency through postural alignment, biomechanics, and lifestyle ergonomics. Janine teaches you to rediscover your inner "best self" by returning your body to its original design to improve self-healing. Applying recent findings in "how the brain learns" (neuroplasticity), she customizes her approach to each person, drawing from her wide-ranging studies in postural alignment, joints and their relative position to each other, and habitual movement patterns. She also helps active people pursue their favorite activities with greater ease and efficiency.

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
PAS, Z-Health (EEP), ACE-CPT, Pre/Postnatal

Janine has over 20 years’ experience in training and wellness, focusing the past 15 years on eliminating pain (especially back pain) and improving movement efficiency through postural alignment, biomechanics, and lifestyle ergonomics. Janine teaches you to rediscover your inner "best self" by returning your body to its original design to improve self-healing. Applying recent findings in "how the brain learns" (neuroplasticity), she customizes her approach to each person, drawing from her wide-ranging studies in postural alignment, joints and their relative position to each other, and habitual movement patterns. She also helps active people pursue their favorite activities with greater ease and efficiency.

Rizel

Rizel Lederhouse

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)

Rizel comes from a corporate background, having worked for law firms in NYC. With a passion for health and fitness, Rizel received her certification from Marymount College. She has been training for 15 years with experience in weight loss, weight maintenance, strength training, and overall wellness. Rizel utilizes her extensive fitness background to help members achieve a more healthy and productive lifestyle through her personal training. She truly enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals and feel better about themselves. She strives to give 110% to each individual, making sure they walk out of their session at the JCC feeling excellent.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)

Rizel comes from a corporate background, having worked for law firms in NYC. With a passion for health and fitness, Rizel received her certification from Marymount College. She has been training for 15 years with experience in weight loss, weight maintenance, strength training, and overall wellness. Rizel utilizes her extensive fitness background to help members achieve a more healthy and productive lifestyle through her personal training. She truly enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals and feel better about themselves. She strives to give 110% to each individual, making sure they walk out of their session at the JCC feeling excellent.

Nir

Nir Moriah

Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
Wingate Institute of Physical Education & Sports - Taekwondo Coach

Nir has spent the last 23 years competing at the Olympic level in the sport of Taekwondo. He is a US National Champion and an official Olympic Training partner to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Nir has coached thousands of students ages 2-60 over the last 23 years, helping them achieve their goals at their respective levels. His experience at the highest levels of human performance has given his insight into the mechanisms that create results, and the understanding of the individual path each person needs to take to get there. With a passion for helping people fulfill their dreams and become the very best version of themselves, Nir is ecstatic to help you with yours!

Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
Wingate Institute of Physical Education & Sports - Taekwondo Coach

Nir has spent the last 23 years competing at the Olympic level in the sport of Taekwondo. He is a US National Champion and an official Olympic Training partner to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Nir has coached thousands of students ages 2-60 over the last 23 years, helping them achieve their goals at their respective levels. His experience at the highest levels of human performance has given his insight into the mechanisms that create results, and the understanding of the individual path each person needs to take to get there. With a passion for helping people fulfill their dreams and become the very best version of themselves, Nir is ecstatic to help you with yours!

Brandi

Brandi Ong

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, Z-Health EEP, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, ELDOA 1

Brandi learned about the significance of health, wellness, and obesity from a young age. Familial health issues sparked an interest in finding a place in our busy lives for physical and mental well-being as a path to increased health and happiness. After years in retail finance, she decided to pursue a more fulfilling career doing something that helps people on a fundamental level. She loves yoga because it builds stamina and strength, and provides invaluable stress-reduction. A natural-born people person, Brandi is excited to help you achieve your wellness goals!

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, Z-Health EEP, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, ELDOA 1

Brandi learned about the significance of health, wellness, and obesity from a young age. Familial health issues sparked an interest in finding a place in our busy lives for physical and mental well-being as a path to increased health and happiness. After years in retail finance, she decided to pursue a more fulfilling career doing something that helps people on a fundamental level. She loves yoga because it builds stamina and strength, and provides invaluable stress-reduction. A natural-born people person, Brandi is excited to help you achieve your wellness goals!

Shawn

Shawn (Asun) Peterson

Health Coach Trainer - Sessions starting at $131 (package discounts available)
Certification
ISSA - CPT, Specialist in Exercise Therapy, Sports Nutrition, Strength & Conditioning

Asun, also known as Shawn, has been a fitness trainer since 2000. He has a functional training style and works with a wide variety of clientele, ranging from youths, seniors, and clients rehabbing injuries. He has an extensive sports background and has played arena football and basketball at the collegiate level. Asun has competed in the NPC (National Physique Committee) men’s physique body-building competition and was also selected to compete in American Ninja Warrior. He is also a published author and aspires to use his knowledge and experience in fitness to impact people’s lives, both mentally and physically.

Health Coach Trainer - Sessions starting at $131 (package discounts available)
Certification
ISSA - CPT, Specialist in Exercise Therapy, Sports Nutrition, Strength & Conditioning

Asun, also known as Shawn, has been a fitness trainer since 2000. He has a functional training style and works with a wide variety of clientele, ranging from youths, seniors, and clients rehabbing injuries. He has an extensive sports background and has played arena football and basketball at the collegiate level. Asun has competed in the NPC (National Physique Committee) men’s physique body-building competition and was also selected to compete in American Ninja Warrior. He is also a published author and aspires to use his knowledge and experience in fitness to impact people’s lives, both mentally and physically.

Iegor Plevako

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Iegor Plevako has participated in sports since the age of 7. He was born and raised in Kharkiv, Ukraine, where he started training in gymnastics, wrestling, and swimming, and  began his boxing training at the age of 12. He is a two-time- NY Golden Gloves Winner, EUBC European Olympic Hopes 19-22 Boxing Champion, (AIBA) World Youth Boxing Championship Bronze Medalist, Ukraine National Champion, and has received the Sugar Robinson Award for Most Outstanding Boxer. He was a draftee into the World Series of Boxing, a member of the National Ukraine boxing team, ranked number 8 in the World by the AIBA, and is a Master of Sports of Ukraine, World Class (in Boxing). In addition, he has over five years’ experience in personal and group training. Iegor trains people of all ages, specializing in boxing, endurance, strength training, and body conditioning. His goal is to make you healthier and improve your body.

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Iegor Plevako has participated in sports since the age of 7. He was born and raised in Kharkiv, Ukraine, where he started training in gymnastics, wrestling, and swimming, and  began his boxing training at the age of 12. He is a two-time- NY Golden Gloves Winner, EUBC European Olympic Hopes 19-22 Boxing Champion, (AIBA) World Youth Boxing Championship Bronze Medalist, Ukraine National Champion, and has received the Sugar Robinson Award for Most Outstanding Boxer. He was a draftee into the World Series of Boxing, a member of the National Ukraine boxing team, ranked number 8 in the World by the AIBA, and is a Master of Sports of Ukraine, World Class (in Boxing). In addition, he has over five years’ experience in personal and group training. Iegor trains people of all ages, specializing in boxing, endurance, strength training, and body conditioning. His goal is to make you healthier and improve your body.

Elyse

Elyse Schunkewitz

Integrated Trainer - Sessions starting at $111 (package discount available)
Certification
ASFA - Personal Training, Z-Health EEP, LMSW

As a licensed psychiatric social worker, Elyse has helped clients with various mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Elyse finds physical movement invaluable to her own mental health. Her passion for physical fitness began as a child, when she would alternate evenings at Hebrew school with time on the tennis court. Today, she incorporates fitness into her everyday life by running to work, taking boxing classes, and weight training. Elyse believes physical fitness is essential for overall health and wellness, including mental health. She assists clients in identifying fitness routines that work for them, ultimately bringing positive energy to the rest of their lives outside of the fitness center.

Integrated Trainer - Sessions starting at $111 (package discount available)
Certification
ASFA - Personal Training, Z-Health EEP, LMSW

As a licensed psychiatric social worker, Elyse has helped clients with various mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Elyse finds physical movement invaluable to her own mental health. Her passion for physical fitness began as a child, when she would alternate evenings at Hebrew school with time on the tennis court. Today, she incorporates fitness into her everyday life by running to work, taking boxing classes, and weight training. Elyse believes physical fitness is essential for overall health and wellness, including mental health. She assists clients in identifying fitness routines that work for them, ultimately bringing positive energy to the rest of their lives outside of the fitness center.

Court Wing

Master Trainer – Sessions starting at $202 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z-Health Master Trainer, IKFF Certified Kettlebell Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 & Level 2 Trainer

Featured in the New York Times, Men's Health, and USA Today, Court has been involved in top-level innovative training for over 25 years. Starting as a martial artist, he won national and international competitions after apprenticing with US chief instructors. He was New York's first certified Z-Health Master Trainer, the first CrossFit trainer in the city, and a highly reviewed, early-adopting kettlebell instructor. His keen eye for detail as well as his precise, safe instruction has allowed him to train US Navy SEALs, NASA astronauts, heads of state, and other high-level performers. His twin focuses are on dynamic strength training and using mobility for rehabilitation/pain elimination via neuro re-education.

Master Trainer – Sessions starting at $202 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z-Health Master Trainer, IKFF Certified Kettlebell Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 & Level 2 Trainer

Featured in the New York Times, Men's Health, and USA Today, Court has been involved in top-level innovative training for over 25 years. Starting as a martial artist, he won national and international competitions after apprenticing with US chief instructors. He was New York's first certified Z-Health Master Trainer, the first CrossFit trainer in the city, and a highly reviewed, early-adopting kettlebell instructor. His keen eye for detail as well as his precise, safe instruction has allowed him to train US Navy SEALs, NASA astronauts, heads of state, and other high-level performers. His twin focuses are on dynamic strength training and using mobility for rehabilitation/pain elimination via neuro re-education.

Toure

Toure Vakaramoko

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Z-Health EEP, Time Out New York (Jan 2009 ed.) – Top Trainer, ECA World Fitness Miami 2010 – BOSU MVP

Born in Guinea and raised in the Cote D'Ivoire, Toure played soccer throughout his youth, soon discovering a strong natural affinity for coaching. His competitive boxing experience as an adult  reinforced to him the importance of staying fit, and helped him become a top JCC instructor. Toure's positive attitude, challenging workout regimens, and ability to lead by example is creating a growing list of motivated clients who get results.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Z-Health EEP, Time Out New York (Jan 2009 ed.) – Top Trainer, ECA World Fitness Miami 2010 – BOSU MVP

Born in Guinea and raised in the Cote D'Ivoire, Toure played soccer throughout his youth, soon discovering a strong natural affinity for coaching. His competitive boxing experience as an adult  reinforced to him the importance of staying fit, and helped him become a top JCC instructor. Toure's positive attitude, challenging workout regimens, and ability to lead by example is creating a growing list of motivated clients who get results.

Steven

Steven Benitez

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
American Academy of Personal Training, DotFit

Steven has been involved in sports and fitness ever since his youth. He dedicated his high school years to playing football and soccer and competing in weightlifting competitions. He now dedicates his life to learning and teaching the importance of exercise and nutrition to everyone he meets. His passion for fitness has taken him far in his career of personal training, having graduated from the American Academy of Personal Training. Well known for his intense calisthenics and sports training, Steven takes his clients to another level of fitness and healthy lifestyle choices.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
American Academy of Personal Training, DotFit

Steven has been involved in sports and fitness ever since his youth. He dedicated his high school years to playing football and soccer and competing in weightlifting competitions. He now dedicates his life to learning and teaching the importance of exercise and nutrition to everyone he meets. His passion for fitness has taken him far in his career of personal training, having graduated from the American Academy of Personal Training. Well known for his intense calisthenics and sports training, Steven takes his clients to another level of fitness and healthy lifestyle choices.

Dorit

Dorit Bloom

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Reiki Practitioner, Yoga Instructor, MELT Method Certified, Soma Trainer: ELDOA 1, 2 & MFS, Z-Health R-Phase, Lotus Palm Thai Yoga, Kettlebell Concepts

Since 1995, Dorit has been a yoga instructor and Reiki Master practicing in both Israel and New York City. In 2006, she continued her professional development by becoming a Holistic Health Counselor and Personal Trainer. Most recently Dorit has been studying the fascial system with world-renowned osteopath Guy Voyer, M.D. Dorit is also learning how to activate the nervous system's neuroplasticity through deliberate practice using novel stimulus. Integrating all these skills into her unique mind, body, and soul approach to personalized training sessions allows her to address her client’s’ overall well being. Dorit provides her clients with invigorating, goal-orientated workouts as well as individualized nutritional planning and counseling. MEET DORIT.

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Reiki Practitioner, Yoga Instructor, MELT Method Certified, Soma Trainer: ELDOA 1, 2 & MFS, Z-Health R-Phase, Lotus Palm Thai Yoga, Kettlebell Concepts

Since 1995, Dorit has been a yoga instructor and Reiki Master practicing in both Israel and New York City. In 2006, she continued her professional development by becoming a Holistic Health Counselor and Personal Trainer. Most recently Dorit has been studying the fascial system with world-renowned osteopath Guy Voyer, M.D. Dorit is also learning how to activate the nervous system's neuroplasticity through deliberate practice using novel stimulus. Integrating all these skills into her unique mind, body, and soul approach to personalized training sessions allows her to address her client’s’ overall well being. Dorit provides her clients with invigorating, goal-orientated workouts as well as individualized nutritional planning and counseling. MEET DORIT.

Claudia

Claudia Brown

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Advanced MELT Instructor

Claudia originally trained as a professional ballet dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She was recruited into the fitness world by Jane Fonda to teach at the first JF Workout studio. That led to a career designing fitness programs, training teachers, and doing publicity for clubs all over the world. Since returning to the U.S., Claudia has studied The Stretch Process, Pilates, Gravity, Lotte Burke, the Zena Rommett Floor-Barre, and MELT Length and Strength. She combines her knowledge of different healing modalities with a nuanced focus on alignment and the deep intrinsic muscles that provide true stability and freedom in the body. Her extensive background enables her to teach people in all walks of life, from coaching a 14-year-old competition-winning male ballet dancer, to strengthening a 92-year-old woman in preparation for her first trek in Vietnam. Most of all, she loves to help people experience the joy of their own healthy personal best!

Personal Trainer - Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Advanced MELT Instructor

Claudia originally trained as a professional ballet dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She was recruited into the fitness world by Jane Fonda to teach at the first JF Workout studio. That led to a career designing fitness programs, training teachers, and doing publicity for clubs all over the world. Since returning to the U.S., Claudia has studied The Stretch Process, Pilates, Gravity, Lotte Burke, the Zena Rommett Floor-Barre, and MELT Length and Strength. She combines her knowledge of different healing modalities with a nuanced focus on alignment and the deep intrinsic muscles that provide true stability and freedom in the body. Her extensive background enables her to teach people in all walks of life, from coaching a 14-year-old competition-winning male ballet dancer, to strengthening a 92-year-old woman in preparation for her first trek in Vietnam. Most of all, she loves to help people experience the joy of their own healthy personal best!

Casey

Casey Castro

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, Schwinn Indoor Cycling, M.P.H.

Casey is a native New Yorker and sports enthusiast. After studying anatomy and physiology as an undergrad, Casey went on to receive a master’s in Public Health from Columbia University. His work as a personal trainer is guided by the belief that health and wellness is an ongoing journey that changes as we progress through life. Casey enjoys working with clients of varying age and fitness levels to achieve their health goals.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, Schwinn Indoor Cycling, M.P.H.

Casey is a native New Yorker and sports enthusiast. After studying anatomy and physiology as an undergrad, Casey went on to receive a master’s in Public Health from Columbia University. His work as a personal trainer is guided by the belief that health and wellness is an ongoing journey that changes as we progress through life. Casey enjoys working with clients of varying age and fitness levels to achieve their health goals.

Jamar

Jamar Culbreath

Integrated Trainer - Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM. TRX, C.H.E.K. Institute. Holistic Lifestyle Coach

Jamar comes to the JCC with an extensive background in health and fitness. An athlete and model, Jamar chose to turn his passion for fitness into a profession. He is a certified C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach and is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He enjoys working with clients of all ages, from teenagers through seniors, and works as hard as possible to help people achieve their fitness goals.

Integrated Trainer - Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM. TRX, C.H.E.K. Institute. Holistic Lifestyle Coach

Jamar comes to the JCC with an extensive background in health and fitness. An athlete and model, Jamar chose to turn his passion for fitness into a profession. He is a certified C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach and is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He enjoys working with clients of all ages, from teenagers through seniors, and works as hard as possible to help people achieve their fitness goals.

Rachel

Rachel Cohen

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
MELT, Prenatal and Postnatal, BFA (Dance)

Rachel hails from Chicago, and has been dancing in classical and contemporary styles since her youth. She received her NASM degree in 2000. Her love for the art brought her to the East Coast, where she earned her BFA degree from LIU. It was a strong commitment to dance that helped her overcome weight issues in her youth, and she now brings this same energy and focus to her clients. Those training with Rachel benefit from the combined disciplines of dance and Pilates. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and enjoys working with seniors. When she isn't in the gym, Rachel works with independent contemporary dance companies. Her motivation and focus on clients achieving their personal goals allows them to achieve positive results.

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
MELT, Prenatal and Postnatal, BFA (Dance)

Rachel hails from Chicago, and has been dancing in classical and contemporary styles since her youth. She received her NASM degree in 2000. Her love for the art brought her to the East Coast, where she earned her BFA degree from LIU. It was a strong commitment to dance that helped her overcome weight issues in her youth, and she now brings this same energy and focus to her clients. Those training with Rachel benefit from the combined disciplines of dance and Pilates. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and enjoys working with seniors. When she isn't in the gym, Rachel works with independent contemporary dance companies. Her motivation and focus on clients achieving their personal goals allows them to achieve positive results.

Tito

Tito Dudley

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Certification: NASM, C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach 1 & 2, Crossfit Level 1, M.E.L.T. Hands & Feet, ELDOA, Z-Health EEP, Natural Food Chef Culinary Degree

Tito Dudley is a natural food chef, personal trainer, nutrition coach, and natural bodybuilder. Tito is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Culinary School. He enjoys cooking healthy meals for his clients, along with obtaining the right fitness and nutritional goals through a variety of specific functional movements and nutritional tips. Being a cancer survivor has influenced his journey in the culinary and fitness world. His fitness story was told in a short documentary he created titled  The United States of Atrophy, which won Best Director and Audience Choice award at the First Glance Film Festival in May 2012. He has also created a cooking series on YouTube, which he independently produces, titled Simple Eats with Chef T, which was picked up by New Media Film Festival in June 2013. Since then he has been a featured Chef on Arise Entertainment 360 (December 2013), and in 2014, he was a Johnsonville sponsored Chef for BET.com. He was also a finalist on Spike TV's Frankenfood, where he won second place. Being a 10 year veteran in the business, Tito has become an award-winning natural bodybuilder and has also written articles for bodybuilding magazines on health and nutrition.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Certification: NASM, C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach 1 & 2, Crossfit Level 1, M.E.L.T. Hands & Feet, ELDOA, Z-Health EEP, Natural Food Chef Culinary Degree

Tito Dudley is a natural food chef, personal trainer, nutrition coach, and natural bodybuilder. Tito is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Culinary School. He enjoys cooking healthy meals for his clients, along with obtaining the right fitness and nutritional goals through a variety of specific functional movements and nutritional tips. Being a cancer survivor has influenced his journey in the culinary and fitness world. His fitness story was told in a short documentary he created titled  The United States of Atrophy, which won Best Director and Audience Choice award at the First Glance Film Festival in May 2012. He has also created a cooking series on YouTube, which he independently produces, titled Simple Eats with Chef T, which was picked up by New Media Film Festival in June 2013. Since then he has been a featured Chef on Arise Entertainment 360 (December 2013), and in 2014, he was a Johnsonville sponsored Chef for BET.com. He was also a finalist on Spike TV's Frankenfood, where he won second place. Being a 10 year veteran in the business, Tito has become an award-winning natural bodybuilder and has also written articles for bodybuilding magazines on health and nutrition.

Joe

Joe Esposito

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Joe is a mainstay at the JCC, loyally training here since opening day. His passion for fitness started at the age of 13. Since then, personal training became his career. With years of experience, Joe trains people of all ages. He specializes in strength training, endurance, body conditioning, balance, and flexibility, making life's everyday functions easy. Joe strives to help his clients achieve their fitness goals.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Joe is a mainstay at the JCC, loyally training here since opening day. His passion for fitness started at the age of 13. Since then, personal training became his career. With years of experience, Joe trains people of all ages. He specializes in strength training, endurance, body conditioning, balance, and flexibility, making life's everyday functions easy. Joe strives to help his clients achieve their fitness goals.

Maria

Maria Frazetta

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z Health Master Trainer, NASM CPT, USAT Triathlon Coach, Red Cross Swim Coach, Allied Health Team for Parkinson’s Professionals

Maria graduated with a BA in communications(media production) from Florida State University.  She worked in the film and theater industry for over 14 years, which resulted in many hours of standing still!  Always in motion during her youth, Maria’s love for movement led her to a fitness career. With a good eye for movement, Maria focuses on neurology, biomechanics, and proper alignment to help her clients rehab injuries, improve performance skills, and manage pain. Maria looks to find what motivates her clients and enjoys creating novel approaches to training that will help them explore their fitness goals from an individual perspective. She also directs a playful anatomy show on YouTube called Quite Humerus, which aims to make learning anatomy fun.

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
Z Health Master Trainer, NASM CPT, USAT Triathlon Coach, Red Cross Swim Coach, Allied Health Team for Parkinson’s Professionals

Maria graduated with a BA in communications(media production) from Florida State University.  She worked in the film and theater industry for over 14 years, which resulted in many hours of standing still!  Always in motion during her youth, Maria’s love for movement led her to a fitness career. With a good eye for movement, Maria focuses on neurology, biomechanics, and proper alignment to help her clients rehab injuries, improve performance skills, and manage pain. Maria looks to find what motivates her clients and enjoys creating novel approaches to training that will help them explore their fitness goals from an individual perspective. She also directs a playful anatomy show on YouTube called Quite Humerus, which aims to make learning anatomy fun.

Keith

Keith Gittens

Health Coaching – Sessions starting at $131 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Born in England, Keith played semiprofessional soccer at an early age for Chelsea FC. He participated in gymnastics, badminton, tennis, and dance. Keith has worked in the health and fitness field and has been a certified personal fitness trainer for over 20 years. He trains kids of all ages and his client age range is from 8 years to 94 years old. If you need help with weight loss, even after the baby, or balance, posture, power performance, strength training, endurance, stamina, and flexibility, he can help. Keith also taught aerobic classes for 15 years and has an optimistic, precise, and real approach to his work. He continues to learn, lead, and coach. MEET KEITH

Health Coaching – Sessions starting at $131 (package discounts available)
Certification
ASFA

Born in England, Keith played semiprofessional soccer at an early age for Chelsea FC. He participated in gymnastics, badminton, tennis, and dance. Keith has worked in the health and fitness field and has been a certified personal fitness trainer for over 20 years. He trains kids of all ages and his client age range is from 8 years to 94 years old. If you need help with weight loss, even after the baby, or balance, posture, power performance, strength training, endurance, stamina, and flexibility, he can help. Keith also taught aerobic classes for 15 years and has an optimistic, precise, and real approach to his work. He continues to learn, lead, and coach. MEET KEITH

Annette

Annette Koski

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Annette, born and raised on the Upper West side, started her fitness journey at a young age. She was an Alvin Ailey dancer for 10 years and figure skated for four years. After taking a break from exercise, she came back to the gym motivated to turn her life back around. She began weight lifting and fell in love with the sport. Her love for different modalities led her to try out all types of exercise techniques, such as CrossFit and gymnastics conditioning. Annette getsmost excited when she finds how to make one piece of equipment as versatile as possible. She loves researching to find new, creative, and effective ways to exercise that also incorporate functional training. Annette is dedicated to challenging her clients, helping them achieve their goals, and improving their overall health. She strives to give her all to help her clients stay motivated and leave the gym feeling amazing and accomplished. Annette works exclusively with female clients. Please call the JCC Health Club for more information

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Annette, born and raised on the Upper West side, started her fitness journey at a young age. She was an Alvin Ailey dancer for 10 years and figure skated for four years. After taking a break from exercise, she came back to the gym motivated to turn her life back around. She began weight lifting and fell in love with the sport. Her love for different modalities led her to try out all types of exercise techniques, such as CrossFit and gymnastics conditioning. Annette getsmost excited when she finds how to make one piece of equipment as versatile as possible. She loves researching to find new, creative, and effective ways to exercise that also incorporate functional training. Annette is dedicated to challenging her clients, helping them achieve their goals, and improving their overall health. She strives to give her all to help her clients stay motivated and leave the gym feeling amazing and accomplished. Annette works exclusively with female clients. Please call the JCC Health Club for more information

Dan

Dan Marks

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
M.Ed., LMT, MVP, Kettlebell Instructor, Advanced MELT Instructor

Dan Marks, M.Ed., is a personal trainer, Advanced MELT Instructor, MVP Kettlebell Instructor, Crossfit Level 1 Trainer, and Licensed Massage Therapist (NY) living and working in Manhattan. Over his 20-year fitness career, Dan has evolved a unique system—assessment-based functional exercise—that dramatically improves client outcomes, ranging from general fitness and relief of common pains to body-shaping, health-risk reduction, and elite sport performance. 

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
M.Ed., LMT, MVP, Kettlebell Instructor, Advanced MELT Instructor

Dan Marks, M.Ed., is a personal trainer, Advanced MELT Instructor, MVP Kettlebell Instructor, Crossfit Level 1 Trainer, and Licensed Massage Therapist (NY) living and working in Manhattan. Over his 20-year fitness career, Dan has evolved a unique system—assessment-based functional exercise—that dramatically improves client outcomes, ranging from general fitness and relief of common pains to body-shaping, health-risk reduction, and elite sport performance. 

Stacey

Stacey Menchel

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, MELT, TRX, Kettlebell, Pre-Post Natal

Stacey Menchel creates dynamic workouts for any athletic level that address weight loss, toning, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Her workouts fuse dance, yoga, and Pilates exercises with traditional strength-training and calisthenics. Trained in classical ballet, modern dance, and circus arts, Stacey danced professionally in both New York and Europe. She was certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in 2006, and is educated in the MELT Method, TRX Suspension Training, Kettlebell weightlifting, Corrective Exercise, and Pre-Post Natal Fitness. Stacey has an M.A. in European studies from New York University and a B.A. in English from Emory University. When she is not in the gym, she works as a journalist and filmmaker.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, MELT, TRX, Kettlebell, Pre-Post Natal

Stacey Menchel creates dynamic workouts for any athletic level that address weight loss, toning, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Her workouts fuse dance, yoga, and Pilates exercises with traditional strength-training and calisthenics. Trained in classical ballet, modern dance, and circus arts, Stacey danced professionally in both New York and Europe. She was certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in 2006, and is educated in the MELT Method, TRX Suspension Training, Kettlebell weightlifting, Corrective Exercise, and Pre-Post Natal Fitness. Stacey has an M.A. in European studies from New York University and a B.A. in English from Emory University. When she is not in the gym, she works as a journalist and filmmaker.

Theresia

Theresia Daniel

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM CPT, NASM CES, TRX Suspension and Rip Trainer, Annette Lang Pre/Post Natal, Z Health R, I, S, T and 9S Structure, Strength and Suppleness, Sustenance and Spirit

Theresia graduated from St. John's University with a degree in accounting and a master's in taxation.  After working for PricewaterhouseCoopers for six months, she realized her passion for health and wellness took priority. She focuses on working out smarter and having fun to accomplish goals.  Every athlete's program is individualized to suit their particular needs. Theresia practices Z Health, which focuses on the athlete's nervous system to enhance performance and prevent/rehab injuries.  

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM CPT, NASM CES, TRX Suspension and Rip Trainer, Annette Lang Pre/Post Natal, Z Health R, I, S, T and 9S Structure, Strength and Suppleness, Sustenance and Spirit

Theresia graduated from St. John's University with a degree in accounting and a master's in taxation.  After working for PricewaterhouseCoopers for six months, she realized her passion for health and wellness took priority. She focuses on working out smarter and having fun to accomplish goals.  Every athlete's program is individualized to suit their particular needs. Theresia practices Z Health, which focuses on the athlete's nervous system to enhance performance and prevent/rehab injuries.  

Jason

Jason Salmon

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Over his 15 years of training, Jason has worked with all types of clientele. From kids to senior citizens, post-rehab to elite athletes, beginning exercisers to hard-core fitness enthusiasts, he has always relied on his philosophy that a trainer’s primary purpose is to efficiently bridge the gap between a client’s goals and his or her tenacity. He specializes in sports-specific training and post-injury movement optimization, but he works with all levels of clients to help them meet and exceed their goals.

Specialty Trainer – Sessions starting at $152 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM

Over his 15 years of training, Jason has worked with all types of clientele. From kids to senior citizens, post-rehab to elite athletes, beginning exercisers to hard-core fitness enthusiasts, he has always relied on his philosophy that a trainer’s primary purpose is to efficiently bridge the gap between a client’s goals and his or her tenacity. He specializes in sports-specific training and post-injury movement optimization, but he works with all levels of clients to help them meet and exceed their goals.

Aubrey

Aubrey Sibanyoni

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
AFAA, and ASFA

Aubrey has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Over his career he has worked for notable fitness clubs such as Equinox Fitness Club, Reebok Sports Club, Clay Health Club and currently the JCC. His expertise ranges from personal training, cross-training and group exercise. He also has done fitness videos, notably with Kathy Smith. Aubrey is a former world-class professional fighter for over 15 years. He is also a Wall Street veteran, having worked for investment banking and private equity firms for over 10 years. Outside of the gym, he is an avid golfer with single digit handicap.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
AFAA, and ASFA

Aubrey has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Over his career he has worked for notable fitness clubs such as Equinox Fitness Club, Reebok Sports Club, Clay Health Club and currently the JCC. His expertise ranges from personal training, cross-training and group exercise. He also has done fitness videos, notably with Kathy Smith. Aubrey is a former world-class professional fighter for over 15 years. He is also a Wall Street veteran, having worked for investment banking and private equity firms for over 10 years. Outside of the gym, he is an avid golfer with single digit handicap.

Daryl

Daryl Stewart

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Pre/Post Natal, M.E.L.T., CHEK Exercise Coach

Daryl comes to personal training from an extensive background in sports competition. He began an award-winning gymnastics career by age 7, but by high school, football became his enduring passion. A dedicated and aspiring athlete in his own right, Daryl nonetheless adapts his training style to helprecent mothers, high school athletes, and adults of various ages equally well. In addition, those looking for sports/circuit training programs are well advised to seek his services.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
Pre/Post Natal, M.E.L.T., CHEK Exercise Coach

Daryl comes to personal training from an extensive background in sports competition. He began an award-winning gymnastics career by age 7, but by high school, football became his enduring passion. A dedicated and aspiring athlete in his own right, Daryl nonetheless adapts his training style to helprecent mothers, high school athletes, and adults of various ages equally well. In addition, those looking for sports/circuit training programs are well advised to seek his services.

Cedric Stewart

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, MES, Pre/Post Natal

Cedric began gymnastics at age 6, and evolved into a high school football and track star. He attained his personal training certification after helping neighbors become more fit and active. Early on his focus was split between training and his own aspirations as a professional quarterback, playing many semiprofessional seasons. Now a 10-year fitness veteran, he maintains that his greatest enjoyment is getting to know his clients while promoting positive changes in them.

Personal Trainer – Sessions starting at $101 (package discounts available)
Certification
NASM, MES, Pre/Post Natal

Cedric began gymnastics at age 6, and evolved into a high school football and track star. He attained his personal training certification after helping neighbors become more fit and active. Early on his focus was split between training and his own aspirations as a professional quarterback, playing many semiprofessional seasons. Now a 10-year fitness veteran, he maintains that his greatest enjoyment is getting to know his clients while promoting positive changes in them.

Andrew

Andrew Torres

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
C.H.E.K. Institute Exercise Coach and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, FMS I and II, CrossFit Level 1, IKFF Kettelbells I, Z-Health EEP

Andrew, a native New Yorker, was first inspired by the world of weight lifting at the age of 14. He immediately fell in love with the sport and found ways to challenge his strength. After more than a decade of traditional lifting, he achieved his desired goals in back squats, seated shoulder presses, bench presses, and deadlifts. This sparked Andrew's curiosity and desire to expand his understanding of functional movement. Andrew was introduced to the C.H.E.K. Institute, where he became certified as a Holistic Lifestyle and Exercise Coach. Being certified through C.H.E.K. has taught Andrew the importance of incorporating proper posture, balance, and assessments into all his workouts. Between his challenging CrossFit style workouts and rehabilitating exercises, Andrew can accommodate to a vast majority of clients’ needs.

Integrated Trainer – Sessions starting at $111 (package discounts available)
Certification
C.H.E.K. Institute Exercise Coach and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, FMS I and II, CrossFit Level 1, IKFF Kettelbells I, Z-Health EEP

Andrew, a native New Yorker, was first inspired by the world of weight lifting at the age of 14. He immediately fell in love with the sport and found ways to challenge his strength. After more than a decade of traditional lifting, he achieved his desired goals in back squats, seated shoulder presses, bench presses, and deadlifts. This sparked Andrew's curiosity and desire to expand his understanding of functional movement. Andrew was introduced to the C.H.E.K. Institute, where he became certified as a Holistic Lifestyle and Exercise Coach. Being certified through C.H.E.K. has taught Andrew the importance of incorporating proper posture, balance, and assessments into all his workouts. Between his challenging CrossFit style workouts and rehabilitating exercises, Andrew can accommodate to a vast majority of clients’ needs.