Personal Trainers in New York City That You Can Afford

Since we only hire highly qualified trainers, there is no Tier or Level system so you will never have to worry about getting an inexperienced trainer or having your rates go up when your trainer is promoted.   All of our trainers have been hand picked for their knowledge, experience, creativity and drive to deliver an effective and challenging yet fun work out that is custom tailored to your specific needs and goals.

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Marco Guanilo – Owner/Operator
Head Personal Trainer

Pre/Post Natal, FMS, TriggerPoint Therapy

A trainer since 2001, Marco has over 20 years experience training everybody from office workers and stay at home moms to major celebrities and CEO’s as a Tier 3 trainer for Equinox Fitness Clubs in NYC.  Marco uses his vast knowledge and experience of many different tools of the trade such as Kettlebells, Clubbells, TRX and Gymnastics Rings to design some of the most creative and effective training sessions you will ever experience.

Marco is a Corrective Exercise and Injury Rehabilitation specialist who uses his knowledge of the body and its movements to help post-Physical Therapy patients get back on top of their game after completing their road to recovery.  Using his extensive knowledge of bodyweight training and calisthenics under the Progressive Calisthenics Certification(PCC)Marco can design an optimal program to get you from rehab to to safe and effective resistance training.

For all you crossfitters out there, Marco is a USAW Sport Performance Coach specializing Olympic Weightlifting to help you perfect your form and prevent any injuries when trying to crush your WOD.

Looking to get into Kettlebell training or to strengthen your form and technique?  Marco is a Senior RKC Instructor and has several years under his belt both using and training with Kettlebells as well as travelling the world to certify other personal trainers on how to use these amazing fitness tools.

Marco is also Pre/Post Natal Certified and has many excellent references from several happy mothers who trained with him before, during and after their pregnancies.

Geoffrey Hemingway
Personal Trainer

Precision Nutrition, FMS

Geoff’s first love was acting and musical theater and that somehow turned his attention toward health and fitness and take up training under one of the greatest in the business, Dan John. Geoff is far from your typical “meathead” gym trainer and has a unique way of motivating you through your workout.

   Don’t let the nice guy routine fool you, Geoff is a Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) Team Leader and loves to throw it into a mix of some classic barbell work, calisthenics and core conditioning, Geoff truly puts the FUN back in FUNctional training!  Geoff also has the Functional Movement Screening (FMS) and Pain Free Performance Specialist Certification (PPSC) so he is well versed in functional and corrective exercises so he can get you moving properly and pain free in order to work towards strength, mobility and overall longevity.

Hernan Quintanilla
Personal Trainer

ViPR, Animal Flow, FMS

Hernan is a passionate Personal Trainer and Martial Artist with a distinctive understanding of biomechanics, body awareness and breathing technique. He started his martial arts exploration at the age of 8. Disciplines explored include Aikido, Kung-Fu, and Muay Thai. This last became a huge motivational tool on becoming a Personal Trainer and Muay Thai instructor. Hernan has participated of official Muay Thai Competitions organized by the United States Muay Thai Association (USMTA). He has also worked for a well-known prestigious chain of luxurious fitness establishments, as well as on site private training. Hernan is certified by the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)  and is constantly growing his knowledge with the use of different tools such as the ViPR.  Hernan implements bodyweight training strategies with mobility work and conventional strength training, along with his Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Corrective Exercises to empower others to do the push themselves in a safe and controlled manner Among Hernan’s specialties are: body weight and functional training, strength and conditioning, free weights, Kettlebells, Western boxing and Muay Thai kickboxing.

Kate Edwards
Personal Trainer

Precision Nutrition, FMS

Kate is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and spent her early years as an athlete and dancer.  Kate has a passion for Athletic and Performance training and has spent the past 10 years learning and honing her knowledge of strength and conditioning

 Kate is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and has truly proven her grit by earning both the StrongFirst (SFG) and the Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) certifications. Combine this all with her Progressive Calisthenics Certification (PCC),  Certified Functional Strength Coach (CSFC), and Precision Nutrition (PN)  and you have a well balanced workout that will focus on getting you strong and agile while moving and feeling better in your day to day life!

Bradford Shreve

Personal Trainer

500-hr Yoga

Bradford started his fitness career as an instructor for Trapeze School NY. He has spent the past ten years training clients and teaching classes at Equinox in New York City and online with Drawing from years of experience, Bradford is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), is a 500-hr certified Yoga Instructor, and is a Level 2 Kettlebell instructor through the Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) and a Progressive Calisthenics Certification (PCC) instructor.  Top it all off with the StrongFirst Barbell (SFL) certification and Bradford will give you an amazing workout that will focus on getting you STRONG while increasing your mobility and flexibility for better overall health.

Jen Ares-Cruz
Personal Trainer / Running Coach

ITT Pilates

Jen is a lifelong runner and fitness addict, and has been helping clients achieve their goals since 2010.  Since leaving the corporate world nine years ago, she has earned certifications in Personal Training and Corrective Exercise from NASMcomprehensive Pilates from ITT in San Francisco, TRX Sports Medicine, is an certified in  Kettlebell training through the Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) and Bodyweight training with the Progressive Calisthenics Certification (PCC) for a vigorous workout that will focus on strength, power, and proper movement. Jen is also a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Running coach so she can help you train for your marathon and/or identify and correct any imbalances in your form that may be causing pain or discomfort.  She loves challenging her clients to get stronger, more efficient, and reach beyond their goals – whether that’s simply living NYC life better or training for a marathon.

Kevin Rooney
Personal Trainer

ViPR, Precision Nutrition

Kevin graduated from Springfield College with a Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences, a Certified Functional Strength Coach and a certified International Sports Sciences Association personal trainer who has experience with people of all fitness levels from youth kids and teens, athletes, the average office worker to the elderly in pain. He began training at a crossfit gym, where he then went on to training in a physical therapy setting, teaching him the benefits of corrective exercise. He has a strong understanding that each individual he works with has their own body and their own needs to reach their own specific goals. Kevin combines his knowledge from Strength and Conditioning certifications, his RKC kettlebell expertise and Precision Nutrition Certification to see his client from his unique lens to help them achieve their fitness goals.

Roderic Rosado
Personal Trainer / Boxing Coach

NASM, HKC Kettlebell, TRX, USA-Boxing, FMS

Roderic is a Personal Trainer who is equally well-versed in Muay Thai / Boxing and Strength & Conditioning. He is passionate about inspiring and motivating his clients to achieve the fitness goals they set out for themselves. He began his career as a Strength & Conditioning coach at some of New York City’s most elite gyms, including Reebok Sports Club, the exclusive New York Athletic Club, and Equinox, where he was a top-tier trainer. He is certified by The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and has expertise in Kettlebells, TRX suspension training, and marathon training. Because of his childhood passion for martial arts, Rod trained extensively in the art of Thai kickboxing (Muay Thai) as well as the sweet science of Western boxing, making him a versatile striking coach. He continues to further his own development in these two styles, and stays up-to-date on all fighting techniques. Rod is passionate about inspiring and motivating his clients to achieve the fitness goals they set out for themselves – but also having fun along the way. He brings his focus on solid technique, and signature energy to every session.

Natasha Nesic
Personal Trainer

NASM-CES, HKC Kettlebell, PCC, Animal Flow
TriggerPoint Therapy, FMS

Natasha Nesic endeavors to bring people the joy of fitness through calisthenics, bodybuilding, and powerlifting as they cultivate body awareness–and more importantly, body intelligence!–with her background in dance and martial arts. 

Along with advanced degrees in both the mind and the body — B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Mount Holyoke College and MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College– her credentials include: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist, NASM Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist, Trigger Point Performance Therapy Certified, and Certified Level 1 Animal Flow Instructor.

Marcus Tavares
Personal Trainer

NSCA, USAW, Gym Jones, HKC Kettlebell
Precision Nutrition, TriggerPoint Therapy, FMS

A trainer for over a decade, Marcus takes an old school approach to strength and conditioning.  His methods are tried and true as he draws from his National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)CPT and USAW Olympic Weightlifting and Hardstyle Kettlebell (HKC) certifications along with his experience at Gym Jones to get you stronger and leaner while pushing you to your potential.
Got aches and pains from previous training injuries?  Marcus is FMS Corrective Exercise as well as Trigger Point Therapy certified so he can help you regain your range of motion and mobility in order to achieve and surpass any of your goals in a strong yet controlled manner.

Julia Chan
Personal Trainer / Yoga Instructor

Precision Nutrition, 500-hour Yoga

Julia works with a wide variety of clients, catering to their personal goals and lifestyles with her unique approach. With over fifteen years of experience as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Registered Yoga Teacher recognized through Yoga Alliance, Precision Nutrition L1 Nutrition Coaching , ACE Health and Wellness Coaching along w/ numerous continuous education and certifications, Julia embodies all of her education to offer an approach that embraces every aspect of her clients’ lives as a whole.

Isabella Stansbury
Personal Trainer/Pilates Instructor

NASM-CES, RKC Kettlebell, CFSC, Core Pilates, 

ProNatal Fitness, FMS


Isabella is passionate about making lasting connections through fitness, and is a firm believer in deep trust and respect as paramount qualities in any client-trainer relationship. She got into the industry with the goal of demystifying fitness and making a healthy lifestyle available to people from all backgrounds!

Isabella is certified as a Corrective Exercise Specialist through NASM, is a Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC), and is Pilates Mat certified through Core Pilates NYC as well as Pre/Post Natal certified through Pronatal Fitness, with ample experience working with pregnant women and new mamas. Additionally, she works as a one-on-one stretch therapist.

Isabella is passionate about helping all people feel confident, happy, and strong in the bodies they were given. She’s a big fan of a corny joke to distract from the butt-kicking she delivers.

Cara Chow
Personal Trainer 


From workout enthusiast turned instructor, Cara always had a passion for staying active, whether it was through sport or weight lifting. Starting as a cycling instructor in Shanghai, China and expanding into TRX and bootcamp classes, she hopes to grow and share her passion for health and fitness with other like minded travelers on their fitness journey. ACE-PT, Stages Indoor Cycling certified, experience with kettlebells, TRX, battle ropes, sandbags, plyo boxes, etc.

David Tepattaporn
Personal Trainer 


David Tepattaporn is a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and Hardstyle Kettlebell (HKC) certified personal trainer who also holds an Associate of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Beginning his fitness journey as a teenager when he began bodybuilding, he has years of experience exploring different training modalities including powerlifting, cycling, running, and swimming. Utilizing NASM’s Corrective Exercise specialist (CES), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), and Weight Loss Specialist (WLS) programs, David specializes in weight loss, bodybuilding, functional movement, strength and conditioning, and corrective exercise. Whether you’re a beginner looking to establish a health and fitness routine or an advanced athlete looking to maintain and develop your fitness, David designs training programs for all levels of fitness and ages.

Hannah Gundermann
Personal Trainer 

NASM-CPT, HKC Kettlebell, FMS

Hannah is a professional dancer turned trainer! She grew up playing sports and studying dance and quickly developed a love for movement as well as the way strength training plays into keeping and maintaining proper mobility. From there, she earned her Bachelor’s of Performing Arts from Oklahoma City University where she learned more about maximizing human performance and started honing her skills to become a top-level coach.

She’s a NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) and Hardstyle Kettlebell (HKC) certified, as well as FMS Corrective Exercise. Her passion for functional fitness helps her deliver a well thought out program to build strength and regain/keep that mobility that allows you to live a better life today and in the future! Hannah is an energized group fitness instructor and has regular classes on our group fitness schedule.

Sophie Priebes
Personal Trainer/Yoga Instructor 

NASM-CPT, HKC Kettlebell, FMS, 500hr Yoga

Hailing from Wisconsin, Sophie has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science along with a diverse set of certifications. Starting in college, she began teaching group classes ranging from HIIT, low-impact mat, cycling (SPIN cycling instructor certification) and yoga (500 hour RYT). 
Sophie loves to weave in all of her specialties when she trains to create a well rounded experience for her clients. Pairing her expertise with Strength and Conditioning with her 500hr Yoga teacher training, Sophie will create a customized training program for you focusing on strength and mobility in order to get you the best results possible while still feeling loose and limber. Sophie is very hands on in her approach to training, honing in on form, alignment and technique to ensure you get the most out of each session.

Ceci Perez
Personal Trainer/Boxing Coach 

NASM-CPT, HKC Kettlebell, USA-Boxing, Pre/Post Natal

Ceci is an NASM certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and competitive Kickboxer. She grew up as a Bronx native  learning how to hustle and bustle from a young age. She kept herself busy becoming an athlete in school with softball and soccer and her ultimate favorite boxing. She’s always had passion for fitness and helping people so she became a certified personal trainer at the age of 19 and has literally grown in the fitness community, making a name for herself in New York City, as well as being able to work for athletic brands such as Boxraw and women’s Under Armour. Ceci loves nothing more than to give back, remain a student first and creating positive change for others.