I am a true believer that Fitness is Life!
Not only it defines how you look, it defines who you are!
You learn to never give up on your goals and dreams.
You get balanced and stable, both physically and emotionally.
You become flexible, not only on your mat, but flexible with people around you.
You learn that consistency is the key to success, that ‘pain is fuel’, that finding excuses gets you nowhere and also that when life brings you to your knees, all you have to do – is to get into a good spine stretch (‘Child’s Pose‘).
And then, of course, there are obvious benefits, like decreased body fat %, decreased heart rate, blood pressure and overall enhanced feeling of well-being.
Here are the steps of my fitness journey:
Growing up I was always restricted by doctors from attending PE classes, let alone participating in any sports. I had a chronic stomach illness and had to spend 3-4 weeks in a hospital every year. I was weak, skinny and pale girl ever since I can remember myself.
Things changed at the age of 16, when my body started transforming and I started to put on fat. Disregarding all doctor’s restrictions, I found my way to the gym and never looked back. I developed muscle strength, endurance, balance and, of course, I haven’t been in a hospital ever since.
My passion for fitness transformed into career in 2006, after I attended my very first step class at a local fitness club.
Two months later I registered for my first of many fitness education courses.
I started teaching soon thereafter and continued on this path after my husband and I moved to the United States. I always eager for new knowledge and constantly attend instructor courses and workshops to broaden my expertise and make my classes more innovative and exciting.
In 2012-2015 I was a Master Trainer for on of Bay Area’s fitness startups and in that role have traveled throughout the United States, Mexico and Russia presenting and training instructors in one the most efficient and effective fitness formats in the industry today!
My goal is to create an exceptional fitness experience in all of my classes, so everyone wants to work hard and achieve their goals.
As personal trainer I strive for achieving dramatic results by incorporating different methods of training. I am also focusing on creating personal connection with my clients and aim to constantly motivate them to push harder than they think they can.
When I am not teaching, I support my husband in running a tech company and enjoy spending time with our brand new baby boy Ben, traveling and hiking.
Contact me for information about classes and personal training opportunities.