Ashley is an accredited trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as an American Council on Exercise Fitness Instructor. She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut in Allied Health Sciences where she concentrated on .
Public Health and Psychology. Ashley was a former athlete in track and field, soccer, tennis, and college rugby.
Her coaching method focuses on helping people find peace with their bodies and find joy in movement and nutrition. Ashley experienced first hand the negative impact of diet culture and fitness misinformation. She witnessed many of her family members struggle with diabetes and other metabolic diseases. From these experiences, she found it important to educate herself on research backed methods to help others navigate the complexities of health and wellness. She focuses on helping clients find balance in their routines as they move towards a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
Currently, Ashley is a graduate student at UC Berkeley pursuing a Masters in Public Health Nutrition. In her coaching, she combines her knowledge in nutrition, fitness, and psychology to better support her clients. She believes workouts should be fun, safe, and sustainable. Her clients describe her as warm, uplifting, energetic, and determined. Ashley loves working with people who want to gain strength, those new to fitness, and seniors.
My favorite client story
My client after working with me for a few months was able to deadlift 80 pounds using dumbbells when they started with 10 pounds
My favorite exercise
Squats, Deadlifts, Burpees, Pull-ups, Star Jumps
My favorite quote
"You are stronger than you know"
My training philosophy
My three pillars:
Each body is different and I work towards customizing my approach to uplift you and your goals
I focus on you as a whole. What you tell yourself, how you like to move, and what you put in your body. Our goal is to take into consideration you as a full being and support you on your fitness journey.
I like to keep things spicy and interesting by taking into account your favorite ways you like to move and how we can keep challenging your body to get the results you want.
My training experience
My clients range from ages 15 to 103 years old. My expertise include: Cardiovascular Training, Strength Training, HIIT Myo-Facial, Release through Rolling, Older Populations, Balance and Stability Training, Weight-Loss, and Weight Loss Maintenance.
Areas of Expertise
- Core and Balance
- Strength Training
- Weight Loss
- Flexibility and Mobility
- Muscular Definition
- Muscle Gain
- Functional Training
- Myofascial Release
- Cross Training
- Stress Reduction
- Corrective Exercise
NCCA Accredited Certifications
University of Connecticut, B.S., Allied Health Sciences Minor, Psychology
Who I Especially Like Working With
Bariatric, Beginners, Cancer Survivors, LGBTQIA, Men, Middle-aged, Overweight/ Obese, Runners, Seniors, Women, Youth
Medical Conditions Experience
ADHD, Alzheimer's, Ankle Injury, Anxiety, Back Pain/Issues, Bad Posture, Chronic Pain, Depression, Diabetes, Disordered Eating Recovery, Eating Disorders, Headaches/Migraines, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Menopause, Obesity, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rotator Cuff Issues, Sleep Apnea, Stress, Visually Impaired (Blind)
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