Coolidge Corner Training Team

Level 1 Personal trainers

NICK L

Personal Trainer

EDUCATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Exercise Science, Plymouth State University
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Weight Management Specialty
ACE Fitness Nutritionist Specialist
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE ::
Circuit Training, Weight Loss and Maintenance, Strength Building, Conditioning, Boxing

EXPERIENCE ::
After battling childhood obesity for myself, and losing a significant amount of weight, I was inspired to help individuals reach their fitness goals. Since attaining my Personal Training certification, I have had the pleasure of working with a wide variety of clients, from weight loss to strength training and everywhere in between. There is nothing more rewarding than the day someone reaches their goal weight, or their personal best in a lift. Then to see each client further inspired to raise the bar, set another goal and to better themselves each time is what drives me as a personal trainer.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Personal wellness and fitness is one of the most beneficial parts of your life, but is also sometimes the hardest to try and improve. There will always be things standing in your way of building a better lifestyle. However, it is crucial to push through those barriers and to make sure you don’t quit on yourself. You can overcome every barrier and keep pushing forward.

JESSICA B

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
Suffolk University
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
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Pre-Post Natal

EXPERIENCE ::
As a trainer I work to educate my clients about what they are doing and why - how what we do will help with meeting goals, but also how these movement patterns and strength will make everyday life that much more enjoyable on many levels. Learning correct form and movement before adding a challenging weight will always be the beginning of anything you do.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Nobody’s goals are exactly the same. Two of us may have the same number of pounds we would love to say goodbye to, or have the same 1 rep max lift in mind, or want to wear the same size pants - but it is the reason why we want to achieve our goals that make them unique. What I love about my job is helping women create, achieve, and build on the goals that drive them - which so often translates into energy and passion outside of the gym as well!

BRI C

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
BS in Kinesiology, University of Rhode Island
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

EXPERIENCE ::
Competitive college athlete, gymnast. Excited to work with individuals of all ages with many different goals. Focusing on injury prevention and post-rehab, building strength to carry out activities of daily living with ease.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
As a former gymnast, I know firsthand how important form is when it comes to preventing injury. Before achieving a goal, you must master the basics in order to stay safe. While it is important to master the fundamentals, it is also a priority to help an individual reach their goals and enjoy the process. I enjoy incorporating unique exercises to challenge an individual and make them want to come back for more. Coming to the gym should be an enjoyable experience and I can offer you that here at Healthworks! Whatever your goal is, we can achieve it together!

BRITNEY M

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
BA in Mathematics, University of Hartford
NFPT Certified Personal Trainer
Pre-Post Natal

EXPERIENCE ::
I enjoy working with new members or those starting out on their journeys to help integrate them into the club and to develop personalized programs to help them achieve their goals. I also love working with clients who are looking to change up their routine and challenge themselves. Incorporating flexibility, as well as injury prevention techniques, into client plans to build confidence and maintain a safe environment. Agility and endurance training for those who are looking to feel lighter on their feet and less out of breath.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Knowing that you are unique! Everyone is different and therefore trains differently. Remember that what works for someone else may not work for you, but know that there is something out there that will work for you. Set your goals and make your plan based on what you want to improve. Staying positive and motivated is the key to your success. No matter what, you are here for you and that is the first step in the right direction!

MICHELLE R

Registered Dietician & Personal Trainer

EDUCATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.A. Psychology
M.S. Food and Nutrition
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
NASM Certified Personal Trainer

EXPERIENCE ::
As a person who spent the majority of her teens and 20’s sedentary -- if you would have told me then that I would become a dietitian and a trainer, I would have laughed in your face. But being diagnosed with a long-term, chronic illness (Crohn’s disease) forced me to look at the parts of myself I ignored, and it was a transformational journey. I’m healthy and happy now and learned to love my body for all it has carried me through. But I’m not so rooted in this world that I don’t identify with the fear of starting a new journey into fitness and healthy eating. It can challenge every part of us. And now that I’ve shared my story -- I can’t wait to hear yours!

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Prove to yourself you can do what you think you can’t. I work with strong, independent women of all ages and abilities. Together we have proven they can do a pushup, they can lift over 100 lbs, they can come back from injuries to do lunges and squats in a safe, effective way. Push yourself in the right ways, with the right amount of pressure, and you will absolutely blow your own mind to learn what your body can do. It’s ready, waiting there for you. And so am I!

MOLLY R

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Athletic Training- South Dakota State University M.S. Exercise Science- Syracuse University
NFPT Certified Personal Trainer
BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
Functional Movement Screen- Level 1
Corrective Exercise Specialist

EXPERIENCE ::
I have been working as an athletic trainer for the past 5 years. During this time, I have worked with a variety of ages, training levels, and sports. A major focus area of mine has been in developing and implementing prevention programs to help reduce the number of injuries. My personal fitness journey is the driving force behind me wanting to branch out and help more people reach their goals. I have struggled with weight loss my entire adult life. I know the hard work required to reach those fitness goals and want to help all my clients achieve theirs.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Prevention is the key to success! Reaching your fitness goals can be hard, so you never want to have to stop a workout routine because of pain or injury. Correcting dysfunctional movement is the foundation to help clients excel in a program. The better you move, the stronger base you have to build upon.

ROBERT G

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.A. Marketing, Assumption College
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
NASM Higher Education Certification
American Academy of Personal Training

EXPERIENCE ::
My experience in fitness both in training and personally has spanned over so many different fields which includes NPC/OCB bodybuilding physique, being a former world record holder in powerlifting through RPS, Division 2 scholarship athlete in Cross Country at Assumption College. I am best suited for weight loss, body sculpting, as well as strength and endurance training.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
You have goals and I have the knowledge to get you there so let me help you! I have so much experience in so many avenues and decided to be a trainer so I can help those around me. Whether you need to lose 100lbs, want to shape portions of your body, or have hit plateaus and need help surpassing them, I'll be in your corner to get you there!

TARYN A

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Exercise Health Science UMASS Boston
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
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EXPERIENCE ::
From Injury Prevention, to weight loss, I use total body circuits with a focus on form and precision to get you to your fitness goals.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I believe total wellbeing is a balance of mind body and soul. I am committed to guiding you with the tools necessary to overcome any limiting beliefs and barriers which hold us back. Take these tools, practice them, grow.

JONADY S.

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Exercise Science, Univ. of Bridgewater Stare
ACE Certified Personal Trainer

EXPERIENCE ::
After my first two years of college, I realized that I had fallen victim to the infamous Freshman 15...give or take 40 lbs! I saw my lack of discipline and self-control for what it was, and decided I needed a big change in my life. That following summer, I managed to lose 60 lbs and have been successfully maintaining my weight, while gaining strength and muscle ever since! With a newfound love for fitness and exercise, I teamed up with one of my best friends and started a health and wellness brand, LIT2LIFT. I understand the mindset of a person ready for a physical and mental change, and am ready to help anyone reach their goals!

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I believe that with a STRONG MIND, you can create a STRONG BODY. If you are willing to push yourself, you will come out of this a healthier person in all aspects! Whether you know exactly what you want, or just know you need a change in your life, I am here to provide you with the tools to do it! I will not only brainstorm goals with you, but will help you map out exactly how to reach them and then guide you to the finish line. A successful training session to me is one that includes a challenging but doable personalized program, along with great conversation.

Level 2 Personal trainers

DIANNA R

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
PESI Post Rehab Strength Training
N.C.C.P.T. Road to Recovery
Pre/Post Natal
Assisted Stretching
Strong First Kettlebell
TRX Suspension Training
PT on the NET- Indoor Rowing

EXPERIENCE ::
I have been in the fitness industry for ten years. I gained an interest in corrective exercise and pre/post rehab because I worked closely with a physical therapy office my first four years of training. I train individuals who are recovering from injury or pre and post surgery as well as seniors interested in injury prevention. I have always enjoyed playing sports and mountain biking, but my primary focus since 2012 has been with Boston Roller Derby.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Strength progressions can only be safely achieved if muscle imbalances and postural distortions are corrected first. In the years that I have been training I have yet to meet anyone who is 100% free from imbalances; therefore, it is imperative that one is aware of their posture and learns how everyday life contributes to the stress placed on the body. Through a structured core and posture improvement program, one can be sure that they will not only prevent injury and get stronger, but will learn more about their body than they have ever been aware of.

AMANDA W

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Exercise Science, Simmons College
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Senior Fitness Specialist
Pre/Post Natal
Assisted Stretching
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TRX Suspension Training
Kettlebells

EXPERIENCE ::
I started at Healthworks in 2011 and was hired as a personal trainer in 2012. As a four-year collegiate athlete and exercise science/physical therapy major, I knew I wanted to continue on my journey and be able to help women live their healthiest lives. I’ve had the opportunity to work with women of all fitness levels, including but not limited to: high school and college athletes, weight loss, those new to exercise, and post-surgery and rehabilitation clients.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I love watching my clients explore new movements and exercises outside their comfort zones and succeed as long as they’re willing to try. I want to meet you where you are and then help you move forward to live your best life and love every minute of it. Sure, there will be set-backs, but that’s why I’m here. I want to help you get through it and provide whatever support you may need, whether it’s reassessing your goals, changing up workouts on the fly, or check-in emails for accountability, I’m here to help YOU reach YOUR goals!

MICHAEL L

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. Physical Education, Greensboro College
NFPT CPT
ACSM CPT
Strong First Kettlebell
TRX Suspension Training
Pre/Post Natal
Senior Training

EXPERIENCE ::
Over the past 10 years I have worked with a variety of clients. My background as a college lacrosse player and coach has helped me provide student athletes with the tools they need to take their game and fitness to the next level. As someone who has done the Boston Marathon as well as Triathlons I have the knowledge to assist anyone looking to challenge themselves and push past their fitness limits, whether it is your first 5k or your 10th Ironman, I’ll work with you to achieve results you are striving for. And while not all of us are competitive athletes I find that it is important to build a program that works for you and keeps you consistent. My most recent experience working with my senior clients has proven to me that our limitations are often in our mind and a body in motion is a healthy body.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Health and Fitness is a lifetime pursuit achieved by setting and accomplishing small monthly, weekly and daily goals. Getting started can be intimidating, for many of us it’s a struggle to find, (make) the time, to put ourselves first. We are all our worst critics. Too often we listen to the negative voices in our head which break us down and have us believing we can’t ever reach the fitness level we desire. I believe that a healthy fitness program begins with the mind and the language we use within ourselves. Replacing the I “NEED or HAVE” to work out with “WANT” to work out, or “WANT” to be healthier. As your personal trainer I am here to support you and strengthen your inner voice, to motivate and guide you through this journey. I will provide you with the tools, knowledge and confidence to reach your full potential. It’s my goal every day to make sure you walk away from our session feeling better than you did when you arrived, physically, emotionally or spiritually.

KELLEY T

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
BS Health-Fitness/Athltc Training, Springfield College
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Advanced Medical Specialist
ACE Exercise Nutrition Specialist
Dancing Thru Pregnancy Prenatal/Postpartum Kettlebell Concepts Level 1 Instructor
TRX Suspension Training

EXPERIENCE ::
I’ve worked in the fitness industry for 30 years and for 25 of those years as a Personal Trainer here at Healthworks. I have a soft spot for expecting and new moms and enjoy working with fitness newbies and women interested in overall health and fitness who are trying to incorporate exercise and activity into their busy lives. I especially love the challenge of teaching them navigate the gym and make decisions about their workouts independently.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I believe that a health and fitness program should be fun, effective and time efficient and should fit into a woman’s life and not the other way around. Even as a fitness professional as the mother of three children I struggled to find the balance between raising a family, my career and maintaining and improving my fitness. I understand how overwhelming that can feel and the good news is that with the right program and a little encouragement and guidance, it can be done.

ZANE A

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
B.S. EXERCISE SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA. NFPT Certified Personal Trainer
Functional Movement Systems L1

EXPERIENCE ::
As a former Division 1 baseball and rugby player, I fell in love with exercise. I have worked in 5 different collegiate athlete weight rooms including Harvard and 3 other D1 schools. As a nationally ranked Strongman, even my hobbies revolve around performance. My client base is broad: athletes, non-athletes, young professionals, septuagenarians, and expectant mothers. They all improve in their fitness goals. Ultimately, I love to train hard-working people who truly see the benefit in pushing themselves and mastering their quality of movement.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
My philosophy stems from ground-based, compound, fundamental movements that all humans should be doing. I’m a firm believer that no matter what your fitness goals may be, you should be as strong as you can be to get there. I love to identify weak links and restructure them as tools in a pain-free training regime. I promote the strongest mind-muscle connection possible (so much that I have it tattooed on my body) to own the moment and capitalize on every drill or movement. I will meet you wherever you are in life and push you further than you thought you could go. Forever progress.

KIM G

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
Functional Movement Systems Level 1
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Kettlebell Certified
Pre/Post Natal Certified

EXPERIENCE ::
I have been working with long distance runners and weightlifting clients for a few years now as well as welcoming beginners to the world of strength training. Because of my specialties, I have been able to build a group of strong, independent women who feel confident both mentally and physically. My clients range from teenage athletes to adults who suffer from chronic/acute pain. As a previous Basketball and Track and Field athlete, I firmly practice exercise to mitigate injury, improve sports performance, and live a happy, healthy life.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
We are as strong as we believe we are. I believe that placing importance in your total well-being can help you overcome whatever challenges life loves to throw at you. My goal is to bridge the gap between your first step in the fitness world and your everyday life. I am here to provide support in and out of the gym, where I look forward to growing in our fitness journey together!

Level 3 Personal trainers

SARAH B

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
B.S. Legal Studies, University of Massachusetts
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Pre/Post Natal
Certified Posture Specialist
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Assisted Stretching
Gravity Machine
Functional Movement Screening
TRX Suspension Training

EXPERIENCE ::
During my many years at Healthworks, I have worked with women of all ages and of every fitness level. I love introducing clients to exercise and helping them enjoy it as much as possible! I love the challenge of the experienced exerciser and taking their fitness to new levels. Through developing our relationships, I have helped countless women gain strength, prepare for a race or event, lose weight, prepare for birth, come back after giving birth, improve their posture, gain confidence, and most importantly, find what works best for them- for their body and their mind.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I know that not everyone is not going to love exercise as much as I do- and that is ok! But what is so important to me is that a client isn’t torturing themselves (mentally or physically!) by doing things that they hate because they think it is the only way to get the results they want. There are many ways to train and to be happy. I want everyone to look forward to their workouts and to the feeling they get during and after- and the reward that comes from doing what they thought was impossible!

LAUREN J

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
ACE Personal Training
Gravity Machine
Pilates reformer
Strong First Kettlebell
TRS Suspension Training
Pre/Post Natal
NASM Corrective Exercise

EXPERIENCE ::
In my nearly ten years at Healthworks, I’ve enjoyed working with women who are both brand new to fitness, or looking to expand on their current routine. My favorite clients are motivated, and excited to learn more about exercise, regardless of their experience. I’m passionate about helping people move more safely through their workouts, as well as their day, and to feel stronger both in and outside of the gym. In my personal workouts, I love lifting heavy, and just completed my first powerlifting competition.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Training is so important, because it helps us to realize what we’re capable of, both in the gym, and our everyday lives. You’re stronger than you think, I guarantee it. Whether the goal is to do the pull up you've always wanted to, to feel healthier through a pregnancy, or more energetic while playing with your grandchildren, strength training helps with all of it. Above all, exercise shouldn’t be a punishment, it should be a way to celebrate, and enhance what you’re capable of.

JENNIFER T

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
NASM-Certified Personal Trainer
AAPT Certified Personal Trainer
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Strong First Kettlebell
Pre/Post-Natal
NASM Certified Behavior Change Specialist
NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist

EXPERIENCE ::
I have been a personal trainer at Healthworks for over seven years. I work with a wide variety of clients of different fitness levels. I am passionate about providing my clients with challenging programs while also being flexible based on new goals, injuries, etc. My fitness journey has taken many twists and turns, the latest being a new role as a mom, which has helped me to identify with many challenges’ women face in the gym.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I am a big believer in the mental benefits of exercise. Sometimes a challenging workout is just as important for stress relief as it is for physical goals. My goal is to have you leave our sessions feeling better (both physically and mentally) than when you arrived. Whether that involves pushing you a little harder than you thought you could go or taking the time to reevaluate your fitness plan, I am committed to helping you get the most out of your training sessions. Having fun is important too!

HEATHER R

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach
Functional Movement Screen Level 1
National Council on Strength and Fitness PT
TRX Suspension Training Coach Level 3
Kettlebell Functionally Inspired Training L1 Coach
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EXPERIENCE ::
I was a collegiate athlete with lots of experience in the weight room. My senior year I was an intern in my college weight room which enhanced my coaching skills and complimented my exercise science degree. I have been in the field for 7 years post college and have had many different types of clients: middle school and high school athletes, men, women, and youth.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
I do not believe that there is just one way to get to where you want to be. I believe that if you master the basics and stay true to the principles of strength and conditioning you will be far more successful than sticking to the “my way or the highway” approach. The principles I display in my coaching include the following; overload, progression, technique, full body development, disciplined coaching, specificity, and periodization that sets the client up for success. Having an open mind and willingness to learn new methods from other coaches has increased my skillset as a strength and conditioning coach. I will continue to challenge myself to learn from others to provide the best training methods for my clients.

Level 4 Personal trainers

PHYL L

Personal Trainer

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS ::
M.A. in Education, University of Connecticut,
B.S. in Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts
AFAA & NSAM Certified Group Exercise Instructor STOTT Pilates: Mat, Reformer Cadillac, Barrel, Chair
ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor
NASM Nutrition Coaching

OTHER SPECIALTIES ::
TRX, V-Core Master Trainer; Reebok Reactive Neuromuscular Training, Reebok Flexibility Training & CORE Board; Urban Rebounding.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY ::
Phyl is personal trainer specializing in Pilates, strength and group exercise. Creator of Bodiphy® a lifestyle that incorporates healthy behaviors that are sustainable, effective and will bring endless benefits to your overall health for the rest of your life. Bodiphy® brings you through a full-body experience of Pilates, Barre, strength and alignment training. This method maximizes muscle activation especially in the underused smaller muscles, resulting in a strong, lean, and defined physique. Phyl encourages her clients to live a healthy lifestyle through moderate exercise and restorative body work, mindful eating, and ample rest for proper muscle recovery.

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