With more than 20 years educating and coaching her clients on a healthy, non-competitive approach toward body image, Pattie Cinelli, a certified personal trainer and fitness expert, helps her clients feel great about their bodies and themselves.
Integrating her background in fitness and communication with her knowledge of holistic health, Pattie shows clients that fitness and good health are the direct result of how they think, feel and move. Using a hands-on approach, she instructs them in sound technique, offering practical advice, expert assistance and friendly encouragement to help them push their perceived limits and embrace healthy lifestyles.
Pattie blends humor, objectivity, and realism into each session with her clients, helping them define and refine their goals. Discerning the facts from the myths of aging, she helps clients enjoy their lives at whatever age and be comfortable about the way they look and feel.
A popular fitness instructor of low impact, body conditioning, core conditioning, stretch, cycling, stability ball, breathing and meditation classes, Pattie is a certified ACE personal fitness trainer, group exercise instructor and a master Spin instructor. Combining the best of Pilates and Yoga principles to help students develop more flexible, stronger and leaner bodies, Pattie created the Fitness Blend, a workout that focuses on the mind and body in harmony. Pattie also holds a Samayama yoga certification, has more than 1000 hours training in Pilates mat and apparatus.
In addition to being a much-requested lecturer, speaking on everything from the importance of strength training to the importance of breathing for a better body, Pattie served as an Adjunct Professor in Exercise Science Programs at the George Washington University.
For more than 20 years, Pattie has written a health and fitness column for The Hill Rag, a part of Fagan Publications in the Washington, DC area (www.hillrag.com). The Hill Rag a monthly publication in Washington, DC since 1998 and has been quoted extensively as a fitness expert in national publications.
Pattie currently is studying for the American Council of Exercise (ACE) Health Coach certification.
Yoga Teacher Training — More than 200 hours of study:
Pilates Mat certification — Physical Mind Institute
Alternative Fitness — Pilates Mat Certification
CPR and AED certified
Pre-post Natal Certification
Master Spin Instructor — Johnny G program
Small Ball and Foam Rolling Specialization
Fascia (soft tissue) Strength and Stretch Specialization
Bachelor of Science – Journalism
Sign Language proficiency
Journalism and Public Relations Experience includes Associated Press, KITV Honolulu, KQMQ –FM Honolulu, American Bankers Association and American Psychological Association.