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MEET OUR TRAINERS

Michael is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Born and raised in New York City, he’s been passionate about health and fitness helping people achieve their fitness goals for over 20 years. With his broad fitness experience, he has been able to work with clients ranging from individuals looking to improve their overall health and physical fitness to athletes looking to improve overall performance.

Ruthy is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as, a Group Exercise Instructor. She has been teaching classes ranging from Spinning to Total Body Conditioning and training clients for over 2 and 1⁄2 decades and has a proven track record in 1 on 1 Personal Training with her wide variety of client base from Miami to New York City. Her passion is helping people live their best life!

 

David is a native of Squaw Valley, California, where he grew up enjoying the great outdoors.

He is the product of a ground-breaking ski film that brought his actor-father to the mountains where he met his stunt-double-skiing mother.

A true product of his parents, David inherited a joy of athletics and the arts and has grown up to be an adept multi-sport athlete and talented actor. 

Undaunted by a challenge, David walked on to Cal Berkeley’s Division-1 crew program, and won a National Championship in his novice year, later becoming a captain of the team.

Over his tenure, he competed in domestic and international regattas, and was invited to compete for a spot in the   United States Under-23 championship boat. 

It was his passion for the stage, though, that ultimately drew David away from the West coast and to New York City where he’s actively pursuing an acting career on stage and in film. 

In addition to acting, David is a certified personal trainer, both in the La Palestra method as well as with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. 
He also coaches high school rowing in New York City, working with adolescents, adults and para-athletes.  He specializes in bringing his rowing expertise to his training paradigm, designing programs and movements that challenge the entire body, while also prioritizing longevity and enjoyment.  He  has a passion for working with both adults and kids.

Rafa has  B.A in Exercise Science and Physiology, and is also a Certified Personal Trainer.

Born in Rio de Janeiro she has been training since she moved to NYC 20 years ago.

Rafa specializes with clients with a wide range of fitness goals, from preparing clients for marathons and triathlons to also working with clients that have injuries or recovering from injuries, even clients with disabilities.

Rafa’s passion is to help people understand how physical activity can help improve their lives overall.

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