ACE certified personal trainer

About Deirdre "Dede"

DeDe is a fitness professional and consultant who has taught movement and worked one-on-one with clients for over three decades. DeDe’s clients have included celebrities, professional athletes, weekend warriors, physicians, dentists, moms, dads, kids, seniors, and just about everyone. While leading teacher training courses, workshops, lectures and master classes, DeDe has had the privilege of educating thousands of fitness professionals in 9 different countries. Additionally, she has authored/coauthored numerous fitness education courses as well as articles for fitness publications, and has been a fitness continuing education provider in the US as well as abroad. DeDe produced and hosted her own fitness workout show, Peninsula Fitness, for two seasons, which can be viewed online (YouTube) as well as on the Palos Verdes, CA public access channel RPVtv. Recently named a lululemon athletica brand ambassador, DeDe is best known for her ability to communicate (with humor), her simple approach to movement, health and wellbeing.


Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Posture
  • Functional Training
  • Yoga
  • Myofascial Release
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Injury Prevention
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

ace certification ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

ACE Senior Fitness Specialist, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, Numerous Yoga Certifications

Who I Especially Like Working With

Bariatric, Beginners, Brides-to-be, Cancer Survivors, Disabled, Law Enforcement, LGBTQIA, Men, Middle-aged, Military, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Seniors, Women

Medical Conditions Experience

Addiction, Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Autoimmune Diseases, Back Pain/Issues, Bone/Joint Injury, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cardiac Rehab, Cognitive Delays, Dementia, Depression, Diabetes, Dialysis, Diastasis Recti, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Headaches/Migraines, Hip Pain/Issues, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IBD, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Menopause, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Parkinson's Disease, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Prediabetes, Pregnancy, Rotator Cuff Issues, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues, Sleep Apnea, Stress, Stroke, Stroke recovery, TMJ

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