Education: B.S. in Kinesiology and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.
Stretch to Win - Level 3 Medical
Pilates Apprentice - Level 3
Nike Golf Performance Specialist
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
FAFS (fellow of Applied Functional Science)
Member: National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association and Pilates Method Alliance
Group Exercise Certification - AFFA
Karen received a B.S. in Elementary Education and a minor in Music and taught in Jr. High before starting a family. After raising three boys and helping her husband run his Golf Course Design business, she decided to pursue a career combining her passion for education, music, dance and fitness. She3 began by teaching Zumba as well as several other group exercise classes and realized how fulfilling it was to see her students not only achieve their fitness goals but enjoy themselves as well In 2014 she received the BootyBarre certification "The Barre has been a great addition to my workout and my students have seen incredible results in toning and strengthening in their bodies." I hope to be able to help each of you realize your own personal fitness goals.
B.S. Exercise Science
ACSM Personal Trainer
ACE Group Fitness
Peak Pilates Certified Instructor
Fascial Stretch Therapist - Stretch to Win - Level 1
Cindy entered the fitness industry in 1997 as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer while pursuing her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science. In 2008, Cindy expanded her education with a Pilates Reformer Certification. Cindy believes that Pilates is a lifelong practice, and enjoys sharing this unique form of exercise and benefits with her clients.
Cindy believes that in many situations the body can heal itself with the right therapy. In the pursuit to find therapies that will help her clients Cindy recently completed her FST Certification. She loved the fact that with Fascial Stretching she can help alleviate symptoms from her clients ailments, medical conditions, and muscle tightness due to the previous conditioning of those muscles.
Cindy and her husband live in Lindenhurst where they raise their 3 beautiful children.