- Teaches students:
- Ages 18 to 65
- Teaching since:
I am a highly motivated and energetic individual with a wide array of interests that have resulted in several different passions and career paths through the years, inevitably leading me to become the fitness fanatic I am today! initially. I received a bachelors in Drama from UC Irvine and moved out to NYC to continue my education at a musical theatre conservatory program. As a side job, I became a front desk “Greeter” at my local gym, which put me in direct contact with people who helped spark my interest in fitness. I immediately got a Personal Training certification and a Fitness Nutrition certification and got hired by Crunch within two weeks of passing my exam.
My passion for fitness came from the idea that I wanted to teach women about the power of the barbell, so to speak. I wanted women to see how empowering weight training is and help them understand that big weights will not make you bulky. I helped reinforce this concept by walking my clients through my entire process as I prepped for my own Body Building Competition in 2017, from which I took home first place in my division! Since my initial interest in PT, my own training has transitioned into more of a fascination with functional training, calisthenics, mobility, along with added power and strength moves that help build and improve the overall aesthetic of the body.
I believe a good trainer should be well-versed in various styles of training and be able to tailor workouts specific to each client, rather than just following one template and training that client in a style that may, in no way, be actually beneficial to his/her lifestyle and goals. My background in dance, yoga, gymnastics, kettlebell training, calisthenics, and bodybuilding have all contributed to my overall training style and will, therefore, give my client a well-rounded, functional and practical, as well as aesthetically pleasing physique, rather than one that may look "good" but be completely useless through the aging process where flexibility and mobility are concerned.