Deborah is the owner of Core Bodies of Poughkeepsie. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength Conditioning Association and is trained in Pilates and THE GYROTONIC EXPANSION METHOD. Deb graduated from the National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) in 2005. She completed over 500 hours of comprehensive training which included anatomy, physiology and extensive nutritional instruction. She also completed two years of training under a certified Barre Instructor. It was during teaching sessions at Core Bodies she was introduced to Pilates and the THE GYROTONIC EXPANSION METHOD by Siobhan Roberts and immediately fell in love. Her master trainers include Sebastian Plettenburg, Billy Macagnone and Emily Smith. Deb’s certifications include: GYROKINESIS Level 1, GYROTONIC Level 1 and the GYROTONER. Deb emphasizes interval cardio training to improve cardiac vascular output and promote weight loss using kettle bells, medicine and stability balls and bands. She has taken multiple workshops in kettle bells, boot camps, Olympic weight training. She is also certified in Zumba.
Deb knows from her own experience that Barre, Pilates and the THE GYROTONIC EXPANSION METHOD can help rehabilitate injuries. She suffered multiple injuries herself and has able to regain the use, strength and range of motion in her wrist, elbow and shoulder. Even with conditions such a Multiple Sclerosis you can have a good workout and become strong, balanced and flexible.
Deb’s medical experience as an ultrasonographer for more than 25 years provides her with a more complete understanding of the challenges facing students of the methods she instructs. She enjoys working with people from all walks of life, in all age groups and at all levels of physical activity.