ABOUT

 

My fitness career started in the heyday of Nautilus, leg warmers, and Jane Fonda! (You can probably guess the decade). After a period of working as a Medical Assistant, I got married to a wonderdful man, and we are married for 30 years. After having 3 children I started to attend local fitness classes, got hooked, realized I wanted to be on the teaching end, became certified and well, the rest is history! Being a fitness instructor at various health clubs  led me to continue my eduction with Personal Training.  I became Certified with the American College of Sports Medicine. I knew that I  had a real passion for-helping people reach their fitness goals, and sometimes changing their lives ,and mine in the process.

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The most challenging and rewarding part of my work involves training people with various health issues. I have helped clients with heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, post breast cancer, chronic pain, post-rehab, and many other conditions. When possible, I work in conjunction with a client's doctor or physical therapist in setting up safe and effective exercise programs to help improve their quality of life.

Not only am I still active in personal training and teaching fitness but I am also a Beachbody Coach. Beachbody coaching has given me the opportunity to help people out of my 5 mile radius! I have clients all over the country now and it has helped me to keep a part time job with a full time income.

To learn more about this opportunity please go to: Opportunity

 

 

American College of Sports Medicine ; ACSM
American Council on Fitness ; ACE
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America ; AFAA
– Aqua Fitness, Senior Fitness, Youth Fitness

-Yoga Certificarion with AFAA

Independent Team Beachbody Coach 

Adelphi University ; Exercise Physiology Program  – Dr. Robert M. Otto Ph.D.
American Red Cross; First Aid, CPR, AED
Nutrition Specialist Certification Program – Lifestyle Management Dr. Jane Pentz

Balanced Body University: Reformer Certification, Mat Pilates, Arc Pilates

24 Years Group Exercise Fitness Instructor—Sky Athletic Club, RVC, NY
15 Years Personal Training  – Developing exercise programs unique to each client
2 Years Cardiac Rehabilitation

Specialist in Senior Fitness
Senior Citizens Fitness Instructor—Westbury Senior Center
& JASA in Long Beach

 

Grant presented to Westbury Senior Center by
The New York State Coalition of the Aging  –   for program;
“Walking Across Long Island” – created by Maria DiCroce  11/03

Specialist in Youth Fitness
Health and Physical Educator—K-12

Early Childhood Movement – Private School
Youth Fitness Director—Sky Athletic Club

Newsday;
Putting Pedal to the Mettle—12/01 John Hanc– Fitness File
12 New Years Tips—12/03 John Hanc– Fitness File

Holiday Slim Down Challenge – 12/12, 12/13 Newsday