Competitive CrossFit Athlete | Co-Owner Barrier Island CrossFit
Lori is a 2x CrossFit Games masters athlete, having competed in Carson, CA in 2016 and Madison, WI 2017. She placed 9th in the world in her division in her first year at the Games. She is the co-owner of Barrier Island CrossFit in Long Beach, NY, where she enjoys coaching and inspiring others to lead a life of health and wellness.
CrossFit Coach | Co-Owner Barrier Island CrossFit
Jess is now a Level 2 Certified Coach, enabling her to lead others through their fitness journey. As the Co-Owner of Barrier Island CrossFit in Long Beach NY, you can find Jess cheering on her crew and sharing her passion for this sport.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Alanna is a former D1 Soccer Player and D2 Track & Field Athlete. She has a Masters in Exercise Physiology and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; both of which she uses to train athletes from age 7 all the way up through professional athletes in speed specifics at Parisi Speed School.
BUTI Yoga Instructor
Gladys Duarte began classical ballet training at the age of nine as a student at the Elementary School of Ballet and continued her professional dance training at the ENA National School of Art, where she performed as the first soloist dancer at “The Parisian” Hotel Nacional de Cuba.
USA Snowboarding Champion
As 50+ USA Snowboarding Champion, Melissa Gibson found relief from her multiple auto-immune conditions when she was introduced to a hemp-derived compound called CBD while serving as a business advisor to a nonprofit in upstate NY. Through her company – hemp & humanity — she provides access to CBD and teaches others of the power of hemp to improve the human condition.
Jennifer found boxing at age 17 and quickly fell in love with the sport. Working one on one with a professional coach to hone the basic skills, she has never looked back. Upon moving to Long Beach in 2007, she discovered kickboxing and trained tirelessly to join the iLoveKickboxing franchise in 2012.
Founder CocoFitCamp | Licensed Occupational Therapist
Her journey into fitness began while she was studying for her Master’s degree. At the hospital where she completed her rounds, she saw patients suffering from diabetes and other illnesses that could be prevented with diet and exercise. This put her on the path to transform her body and help others lead a healthy lifestyle.
Former NCAA Division I Two-Sport Athlete / Creator of PLYOGA
Stephanie Lauren, former NCAA Division I two-sport athlete, is a wife, mother of 2, and the creator of PLYOGA. She has numerous years of experience in both competitive gymnastics and track & field, earning her extensive knowledge for the fitness industry.
Colette Lee Morales
Co-Founder NY Fit Fest
Co Founder of NY Fit Fest is also an AFAA certified group fitness instructor! Indoor cycle, Heavy bag training and Sculpt classes are among the few classes Colette leads. She has developed a sharp eye for how to create classes that are innovative, entertaining and most importantly educational.
Certified life coach | Fitness instructor | Award-winning motivational speaker
Sonia Satra is a mindset and fitness thought leader who specializes in personal transformation by integrating the mind, body, and emotion to create lasting change. She is the founder and CEO of Moticise, an award-winning wellness company that combines movement with mindset to help people reach their goals.
Toni Bergins, MEd, has been developing JourneyDance™ since 1997. She has now touched the lives of more than 75,000 people through her classes and workshops. She believes that movement has a power to transform by bringing people back in touch with their innate energy and creative wisdom.
Founder of Moms On Top | Certified Childbirth Educator
Gail Janicola is the founder of Moms On Top, a resource of education and “Mommy Mentoring” for moms-to-be, moms, and their partners, from pre-conception to empty nest. She has been a sought-after Certified Childbirth Educator for over two decades, as well as a Certified Health Coach, Doula, and Pre/Postnatal Corrective Exercise Specialist.