Experience and Education

  • Masters in Physical Education from NYU specializing in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, combined classes with Lenox Hill Hospital Sports Medicine Clinic.  Graduated with honors.  Highest GPA in graduating class.
  • Exercise Physiologist at NYU Coles Sports Center & NYU 404 Fitness for over three decades
  • Personal Training and Teaching group classes in Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Abdominal, Core Training, Senior Fitness, and Nutrition Classes since 1983
  • NYU SCE adjunct professor teaching Exercise Testing Standards and Exercise Physiology
  • Director of Exercise Prescription for NYU Coles Sports Center   
  • Exercise Specialist at Cardiac Rehab, Physical Therapy, Medical Clinics and Medically-focused Weight Loss Clinics
  • Owner and operator of a successful Fitness Center in NYC for more than a decade
  • Board Certified Holistic Wellness Counselor
  • Certified Medical Health & Fitness Cancer Wellness Specialist  
  • ACE Certificate in Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise Program
  • ACE Certificate in Exercise for Special Populations: Exercise and Autoimmune Diseases 
  • GMP Certificate in Postural Analysis
  • NASM Certificate in Integrated Core Stabilization Training
  • NASM Certificate in Exercise and Injury Rehabilitation
  • NASM Certificate in in Neuromuscular Physiology 
  • NESTA Certificate Post-Rehabilitation Trainer
  • CPR(AED) & First Aid Certified
  • Fully Insured
                                                               

Accomplishments

  • Created a fitness instructor certification program for NYU's School Of Continuing Education
  • Designed a system to determine an individualized target heart rate zone based on sub max cardio testing
  • Conducted Research Project in Exercise Adherence for the NYU Physical Education Department
  • Guest Lecturing for the Certified Institute on Aging and Adult Human Development, Columbia University
  • Guest lecturer for City Of Hope
  • Guest Lecturer for NYU's Health Services
  • Author of "The Right Brain Diet"
  • Featured in Vogue, Time, Weight Watchers, Redbook and a Variety of Other Magazines/Publications
  • Designed Exercise Routines for Videos and Magazines
  • Trained some of the top actors in film and TV
  • Dr. Watson L. Savage Memorial Award from NYU in "Evidence of exceptional aptitude and potential in the field of Physical Education."