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Klaudia Raisinger has five years of experience in training. She got her certification through the National Personal Training Institution. She recently graduated from George Mason University where she received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science. Growing up with a father who was a soccer coach, she played soccer and continued participating in sports and fitness her whole her life. She is excited to bring her knowledge base and passion for training to the clients of Fitness Together.
Dominika Cihanova comes from a sports family. She has been involved in sports since early childhood and had a successful athletic career in track & fields. In 2006 Dominika was a leader of the Slovak national team in ISF Cross Country World Championship.
Dominika’s academic background includes a B. Sc. in Sports Science and M. Ed. in Physical Education from University of Matej Bel in Slovakia. Dominika’s research work focused on coaching and motivation based on Atkinson’ s Achievement Motivation Theory. Her thesis linked life quality and achievement motivation as a motive power for success in life and sports.
She plans to continue education in the field of Sports Psychology.
While at the university, Dominika switched to long distance running and competed in a number of half-marathons such as the European Half-Marathon Cup and Supermarathon.
Dominika is an outdoors enthusiast and likes to share this passion with others, which led her to obtain a Ski and Snowboard Instructor Certification.
She joined Fitness Together team in October 2013 and believes that life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
My name is Michael Fennell and for the past twelve years, I have been committed to learning about physical fitness training for athletes and the general population. This process started in junior high school when I began exercising with a personal trainer. The knowledge obtained helped me improve my health and made me successful in high school athletics, which resulted in an athletic scholarship to Ohio University. Throughout my three years as a student athlete, I was fortunate to continue my education under the direction of certified strength and conditioning coaches.
Although I learned much during my athletic career, I had little to no experience as a coach or educator. That changed in January of 2011 when I had the opportunity to share my knowledge and ideas about fitness in the work setting. As a personal trainer, I assumed the responsibility of creating an individualized, safe exercise program and guiding the client toward achieving their personal goals. Through this experience, I was able to obtain a holistic view of what it takes for both the trainer and the client to be successful together; accountability, open communication, and understanding of each others perspective, just to name a few.
I have an Associate’s Degree in Social Sciences and I'm currently pursuing a Bachelor of Specialized Studies Degree with an area of concentration in Philosophy and Human Dynamics. Its objective is to learn how to efficiently communicate with people while also being understanding of their perspective. In return, it allows the individual with an open mind to develop and use analytical thinking skills to help others find the best practical solution for their unique situation. This translates well when considering the individual needs of a client starting an exercise program: the trainer and client collaborating together with the aim to achieve!
American College of Sports Medicine
-ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
National Posture Institute
-NPI Certified Posture Specialist
-NPI Certified Goniometry Specialist
My name is Kate Odulio, I am a certified personal trainer through National Personal Training Institute. I am also certified in basic nutrition and TRX suspension training! I have a background of boxing and grappling / Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Ten years ago I started motivating myself to live a fit life, I started lifting and running 5 miles every week. I wake up everyday to chase my goals and become a better and stronger person. I have learned that focusing on yourself and being healthy have a huge boost to your confidence.
I have taken an advanced weightlifting course and received an award from the physical education department in 2013. During that year I weighed 89lbs and performed a 195 dead lift. I've also managed JV and Varsity Wrestling through high school. Outside of the gym I love to shop, play guitar, and travel.
I am an aspiring entrepreneur dedicated to achieve my goals every single day. I am committed to help people become stronger physically and mentally. Fitness is the way of life that can cure anything! I would love to help you reach your goals as well. Come train with me and I will show you what you are really capable!
Hi my name is Clark Sharp, and I am from Hamilton, NJ. I played football throughout high-school, and was the offensive line captain from freshman year through my junior varsity year. I attended Rutgers University and graduated in 2009, and obtained my degree in Criminal Justice.
I moved to Virginia in 2010 to work for the Department of Homeland Security as a Federal Police Officer in Washington D.C. I graduated the police Academy in 2011 and was awarded the highest honors in fitness, tactics, and firearms disciplines. Upon graduation, I developed a fitness training program for our department with the help of other fellow officers. Our goal was to help keep other officers in better physical condition so they could better perform their duty to protect others.
In 2014, I shifted my vision from law enforcement to primarily personal training and I received my personal trainer certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. I very much enjoy having the opportunity to change the lives of others by helping to create and achieve goals and helping to adopt a healthier lifestyle overall!
Elexi moved to the Washington DC area in 2011 and slowly began to challenge her body. She realized this wasn't just a way to transform her body but also my health and fitness which eventually helped her to transform her mind.
She soon found herself wanting to share with others her desire to reach their personal best, both physically and mentally. Two years later she became a certified personal trainer through Expert Rating with a specialty in FMS (Functional Movement Systems). Her life is dedicated to helping and motivating others to use their own journey towards healthy living to the life they have always wanted.