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Digging in to Fun, Functional Fitness with Salina Duggan and Salina D Fitness
San Diego powerhouse trainer Salina Duggan remembers learning the importance of healthy living from her mother, a health and physical education teacher who grew up on a farm. Since the Massachusetts native also loved moving, she added on a range...
A Winning Combo: Sydney Reinhardt’s Rowing and Pilates Mash-Up at California’s Hardt Fit
Newport, CA, native Sydney Reinhardt loves rowing and Pilates. But, when teaching Lagree and watching her clients add other options in to amp up cardio and HIIT work, the former gymnastics and sports lover wondered, could the two be combined?...
Pre-Natal Pow-Wow with SLT’s Jenny Holahan
When we last chatted with NYC fitness fave Jenny Holahan, she was transitioning from Bari’s to SLT. Now, she’s deep into her time at the slow-twitch haven, and she's also a sought-after personal trainer. But, along with her work changes,...
Getting Happy with Healthy, Happy Chef An Vo
Healthy, Happy Chef An Vo used to work in her family’s Asian grocery store, aptly named Thai-An after the vibrant entrepreneur and her brother. Learning about cooking from her mother, investigating the store’s items (like her mom’s famous banh-mi sandwiches!)...
Bringing Boutique Heat with Karly Urata’s Body Heat Hot Pilates & Yoga Studios
Karly Urata is a true representative of an entrepreneur in the digital age. Though she lives in NYC, she runs her twin fitness studios—in California and Las Vegas—through apps and computer. Never missing a beat, she keeps up with her...
Holly Cooper Offers Nature’s Best with Seattle Elderberry
The explosion of natural remedies has taken over the wellness world, and while some of the options aren’t enticing, others have helped countless people find cleaner options. Elderberry is definitely on the top of that best-bet list, and Holly Cooper...
Moving Joyfully With Frank Vomero
If you meet smiling, serene Frank Vomero today, you'd be hard-pressed to believe he was ever anything but sculpted and svelte. But, the Miami-born, Boynton Beach, FL-bred instructor and musical theater performer was extremely overweight for most of his teen...
Lift Lab’s Energized, Educated, Engaging Powerhouse Elizabeth Stacey Ellis
Powerhouse trainer Elizabeth Stacey Ellis is just as sunshine-y as the weather in her hometown of Orlando, FL. But don't get it twisted: Even though she's friendly and fun, she's fierce, focused and beyond capable of helping her clients train...
How Stephanie Rapp Helps Clients Embody Wellness
For a long time, Stephanie Rapp epitomized the idea of "work hard, play hard.” Looking back, she realized, though, sometimes this was helpful, but often, not so much. Now, she knows how important it is to find balance, an individual...
Slowing Down With Chloe Hooton and Thai Massage
Growing up on the coast in Brighton, England, NYC Thai massage practitioner Chloe Hooton was an outdoorsy kid, cycling and running. Her other passion was theater, and eventually the stage won out as her main focus. She moved to London...
Mindful Movement With Carly Goidosik at The Dailey Method
Carly Goidosik never thought of herself as an athlete. In fact, watching her brothers and cousins play a slew of games only made her more certain sports weren’t her thing. Dance, cheerleading and gymnastics helped her feel more connected to...
Renee Cherkezian Heals With Food at Epicured
Tri-state native Renee Cherkezian loved cooking from a young age, finding food at the center of her world with fresh ingredients serving as a key part of her Armenian background. She’s also always been active, enjoying exercising in many forms....
Mobilize, Align and Balance at Erin Paruszewski’s Alkalign Studios:
Mobilize, Align and Balance at Erin Paruszewski’s Alkalign Studios:   Erin Paruszewski owned a traditional barre studio for years, but she was never quite satisfied with the approach. While she fell in love with the workout that was humbling in...
Details, Dedication and Direction With Downtown Pilates Guru Lauren Steinke
Petite, passionate and painstakingly focused Lauren Steinke is addicted to detail. And that’s why the NYC-based Pilates instructor loves the proven modality. In turn, her clients love how she helps them find a super specific, aligned way to work correctly,...
Jaclyn Rock: Bringing Kids Rocking Yoga
NYC-based Jaclyn Rock knows kids—and how to help them breathe, align and flow. Originally from Chicago, she went to college in Arizona for elementary education. When she moved to NYC, she became a teacher, working in elementary schools for seven...
Minimal, Mindful and Motivated: Arielle Taylor and Her Eponymous Line
It’s been said that fashion is what you buy and style is what you do with it. And there’s always one person in the room who seems to live by that creed more than anyone else: Whether couture or consignment,...
Always Learning With NYC Powerhouse Jenny Holahan
Rochester, NY, native Jenny Holahan is intent on growing—always. Case in point: The head trainer at NYC’s Bari for years, Holahan recently decided to find a new adventure, moving on to SLT, as well as Flywheel, where she’s now in...
Well Baked By J: Beauty, Baking and Bounty
Long Island native Juliet Cavallaro’s life has centered around two big B’s: beauty and baking. Growing up, she was active with karate and swim team. But when it came to her path forward, it was the first B that ruled,...
Strength, Nature and Energy With Sarah Petroski
Sarah Petroski has felt deeply connected to nature her entire life. Growing up in Pennsylvania, she had free reign to run and play on her family’s land; her closest friend was more than a mile away, and trekking there was...
Fab Fitness Over 50 With Angelique Miles
Native New Yorker Angelique Miles was a successful music publishing executive for many years, working for Warner Chappell Music. After getting laid off in 2005, she ventured off on her own for five years, managing songwriters and producers. Throughout her...
Divine Healing Journeys With Abigail DeVine
When Abigail DeVine walks into the room clad in all white with bespoke adornments (usually including a fierce face-chain), there’s a breath of fresh, energized air that flows with her. On the dance floor at many a Burning Man community...