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Benjamin Kessel graduated SUNY Buffalo with a degree in Personal Health & Wellness Training. He is an ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, Specialist in Performance Nutrition, a certified USAT & USATF coach, and holds a CSCS certification. Ben was a collegiate athlete and actively participates in triathlons. He was on Team USA 2019, an Ironman finisher and also the official Strength and Conditioning coach and President of the Brooklyn Tri Club. Ben has over 15 years of experience training athletes.
A Chicago native Emily has been training In New York for over two years. Former Seamstress on tour with the circus she found that the fitness world was calling. She completed the Personal Training program at Swedish Institute of Science and Technology in Manhattan in the spring of 2015. She still continues to run, box, and eats deep dish pizza.
Sam is an NASM certified and HAES aligned personal trainer. Originally from just outside Washington D.C, he has made New York home now for the past 5 years. He is a firm believer that movement should be individualized and, most importantly, FUN!
Libby is our British trainer from London, and has 33 years experience of playing field hockey, 10 years of endurance sports training including half ironman and marathon races. NASM Personal Trainer Certificate, TRX Suspension and TRX functional Training Certificate, Corrective Exercise certification and Pre and Postpartum certification can offer a rounded training regimen for those who want to lose weight and tone, to those who want to perform better and push their cardio and strength training.
Liz is an energetic and dedicated trainer with 6 years of experience teaching with a focus in Muay Thai kickboxing. She is a World Champion Silver medalist and has (and still is) competing for 13+ years as a kickboxer. Liz has an education background in psychology and physical well being which allows her to connect to people through multiple levels. She strongly believes that health & wellness is comprised of conscious lifestyle choices which are necessary for longevity and happiness.
Brenda is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and a graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences. She firmly believes that structure governs function and has helped many people move better and feel more comfortable in their bodies. An avid runner herself, she also frequently assists athletes training for events. Brenda’s modalities include Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage and Ortho-bionomy®.
James Lee is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist and NCCAOM diplomat. He began his path as an acupuncturist after earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Ramapo State College of New Jersey in 2000. In 2001, he enrolled at Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City, renowned for it eclectic and diverse curriculum and studied under esteemed masters such as Mark Seem and Kiiko Matsumoto. In 2004, James Lee received his Masters Degree in Acupuncture.