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About Kathy

It is my mission to give you the tools to create a life that is unconstrained, by improving your health and total well-being through a fun, unconsTRAINed safe form focused training. Whether private, semi-private, or group sessions (in-person or virtually), it is my focus to get you moving better in a way that is scientifically proven to deliver results. My experience, consists of many years of doing a hybrid approach of blending virtual & in-person TRX group fitness, small group bootcamp, and personal training sessions with an emphasis on strength, core, endurance & functional movements. I am currently working side by side with the creators of the COREFIRST, as an Ambassador and Coach Leader. I am partnered with Athleta , as well as FitBodies, training coaches and bringing CoreFirst workouts to resorts all over the world. Incorporating the COREFIRST Trainer, along with my other "toys", has been a game changer! Wait until you experience this hands-free tool-REALLY works your CORE!

Having spent over 30 years in education, I realize how important it is to be a continual learner, and as such attend fitness conferences, webinars and participate in certification programs that will better my understanding of movement as it applies to various groups. I am determined to work on individual goals, providing movements that are researched based while executing them in a fun and purposeful program design. I incorporate my educational background to create unique and challenging workouts geared towards you! Together, we will challenge you to become strong, and to grow both physically and emotionally; meeting YOUR needs and goals!

Let's make it happen together!

 *Have advanced learning and certifications in Active Aging (FAI) & Cancer Exercise Specialist Certification (CETI). Continuously working on certifcations: special populations, strength & conditioning, pilates, stretching, corrective exercises, mindfullness and nutrition. 

* note - my schedule is not usually up-to-date so book a session in any time slot, put your prefered times/day in the notes, we will chat and find a time slot that works.*

My favorite client story

A client told me how she realized that a particular movement helped her to pick her grzndbaby up from the floor without injuring herself. She smiled for days. Funniest, was when a client told me that someone "finally" told her she had a nice butt.

My second favorite story came from a client who could barely do one bicycle crunch, shoulder tap or mountain climber (etc). While doing a Metcon (metabolic conditioning) workout, she said, " I only need to do 70 plank shoulder taps. I can do more if you want." And, truth is, she meant it, and could! She realized what she said, and yelled out, " Oh my! I am so proud of myself. I just realized how far I've come! Thank you! Thank You!"

My favorite exercise

Monster set. Want to know what that is????

My favorite quote

"Me vs Me." "You vs You."

My training philosophy

It is my mission to lead the world toward a healthier more active way of life. Through a personal approach to fitness, I strive to be creative, and use a variety of tools to focus on a clients goals. My philosophy as a personal trainer is to express my passion for fitness, health, and self-discipline. I aim to teach, coach and educate my clients to reach their fitness goals and peak optimal health.

It is important that I keep my skills and qualifications up to date, maintain my professionalism and ensures that I am delivering the best possible service to my clients. It is important to me that my skills and education is diversified, and that I am a continuous learner, always sharpening my skills and knowledge.

My training experience

Hybrid approach to fitness (1-1/partner- in person, studio, travel to client homes, outdoor - weather and season permitted, virtual). Personal Training (conditioning, sports specific, functional movements), TRX, TRX Bootcamp, COREFIRST Training. Small group, Partner & 1-1 Personal Training. Partnered with Fit Bodies, Inc., brining COREFIRST Training to resorts. Partnered with Athleta Clothing, providing workouts for ambassadors & customers in various states and locations. Partnered with Fitbodies, training coaches & bringing workouts to resorts all over the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Cross Training
  • Wellness
  • Core and Balance
  • Muscle Gain
  • Pilates
  • Injury Prevention
  • CrossFit
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NFPT Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

TRX Certified Trainer, TRX Sports Medicine, TRX Functional Trainer, Pilates Mat 1, Mat, Reformer Pilates Instructor, Schwinn Indoor Cycling, Mad Dogg Certified Spinning instructor, CFX Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid, SCW Virtual Training, CETI Cancer Exercise Specialist, FAI Functional Aging Specialist, CoreFirst Trainer Level 2


M.ED in Educational Administration, BS in Special Education

Who I Especially Like Working With

Actors, Beginners, Brides-to-be, Cancer Survivors, Disabled, LGBTQIA, Middle-aged, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Runners, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Addiction, ADHD, Amputation, Ankle Injury, Anxiety, Arthritis, Artificial Hips, Asperger's Syndrome, Asthma, Autism, Autoimmune Diseases, Back Pain/Issues, Bad Posture, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Cognitive Delays, Depression, Downs Syndrome, Eating Disorders, Hearing Impaired (Deaf), Knee Pain/Issues, Menopause, Visually Impaired (Blind)

I was obsessed with going to the same gym for 25 years. Then the pandemic hit, my gym closed and I started looking for a replacement - then I found Kathy's Zoom workouts. She introduced to these bands called CFX - Core First and got me hooked. She is like an energized battery who is a great model of health. I have never done the same workout twice and she is a stickler on form, easy to understand and is the greatest motivator to help you achieve results beyond. Kathy meets with me early in the mornings, never missing a time, and never missing beat. Now, 15 months later, I am down rocking my new body. She as added weights and other challenging workouts so I never know what I am getting, but it is always amazing. Even though my gym is opened for business now, I am choosing not to return because of Kathy.

Toby G.

Kathy Gendelman is awesome! I'm 61 years old. I worked out with a trainer from 35 to 50. I picked it up again with Kathy 6 weeks ago after 11 years of getting fat and growing weak. I feel like a new person. I'm stronger, more flexible, and I feel alive again. It's all because of Kathy. She develops specific workout routines for the individual. She spends a great deal of time conceiving specific regimens. In my case it's to strengthen core, gain flexibility, and develop stamina. Kathy is awesome. I lucked out and got the best trainer on here.

Ted H.

Kathy is an excellent trainer. She knows how to tailor the sessions to reach your goals. Every session is fun and challenging.

Mihaela S.

Kathy is Great! Booked sessions for older mom and teenage athlete daughter! Kathy was able to tailor our program to meet both our needs. Super impressed.

Donna Y.

Excellent work out. Kathy was extremely knowledgeable, and talked me through a workout that was doable but still challenging. I felt great when I was done and I wasn't too sore the next day.

Sarah F.

I started training with Kathy only 3 months ago and have already seen a very noticeable improvement in my appearance. Her training has resulted in my: • Lose of weight and body fat all over. • Increased definition and muscle in my arms, shoulders and back. • Strong legs. • Increase in energy and flexibility. Kathy is super knowledgeable in all aspects of training and her program is a proven winner. I am happy to train with her because she is the best !!!


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