About Allison

A former professional Dancer with the Isadora Duncan Dance Company, Allison is currently working as a private personal trainer, yoga teacher and group fitness instructor in New York City.

I recently finished the European tour of Melodrama where I traveled and trained my client, Lorde. In addition to my roster of private clients in Manhattan and Brooklyn, I also train at corporate offices.

Training/credentials:

NCSF certified personal trainer

Certified yoga instructor (Laughing Lotus)

Pre and Postnatal specialist

Former Group fitness instructor for Equinox

Specialties:

Bootcamp, circuit training, weight lifting, sculpting, barre method, yoga and dance based training

Special Populations:

Pre post natal, pain therapy, postural assessment and correction of imbalances, sports specific training

BFA in dance

I trained at the Joffrey ballet school and danced professionally in New York for many years.


Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Nutrition
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Posture
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Myofascial Release
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Cross Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Barre
  • Corrective Exercise
  • Dance

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NCSF Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

Prenatal/Postnatal, Yoga Alliance 500

Education

BFA from Marymount Manhattan College

Who I Especially Like Working With

Brides-to-be, Cancer Survivors, Dancers, Disabled, Law Enforcement, LGBTQIA, Men, Military, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Runners, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Addiction, ADHD, Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Autism, Back Pain/Issues, Bone/Joint Injury, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Cognitive Delays, Dementia, Depression, Diabetes, Diastasis Recti, Downs Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hearing Impaired (Deaf), Hip Pain/Issues, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Infertility, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Lyme Disease, Lymphatic, Muscular Dystrophy, Osteoporosis, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues

Training Areas Served

Allison is a rare find—a trainer who is attuned to what’s best for me and my body, not just in general, but that day and that session. She takes a holistic approach (recognizing a mind/body connection) and is well informed about best practices and new techniques, incorporating them into a personalized workout regimen (including exercises that I can practice on my own). On top of that, she’s fun—a delightful, lovely person whose spirit imbues every session, leaving me feeling good and better able to take on my daily challenges.

Cynnie

Allison Kimmel is a most skilled, creative and intuitive trainer. Her method incorporates being present in the work, awareness of breath and posture, the encouragement of good nutrition, a thorough understanding of the body and the importance of stretching as a complement to the work. Our progression has been organic. Her warmth, intelligence, gentle encouragement and expertise help me to meet, maintain, and surpass my goals. It is truly a pleasure to work with her.

Jacqueline

Allison really helped me to increase my flexibility and reduce stress. Her attention to detail and personalized workout programs helped me to get results fast. I would definitely recommend her!

Vera

Allison is Fantastic! I have been training for almost a year and with her help, have lost over ten pounds! She provides a positive environment and challenges me with every workout. Training has made such a big difference for me and I am so glad that I made the investment.

Kara

Allison is a fantastic trainer who is so knowledgeable about all things body and nutrition. She's great at personalizing plans for you and your specific goals, while also pushing you for more. Highly recommend.

Sheetal S.

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