Leo graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors of Health Sciences, Exercise Physiology track, and a Minor in Health Services Administration. Leo has been training since 1992, and is affiliated with the NSCA (since 2003), as well as, AFAA and Powerhouse Pilates.
Leo believes in an integrated approach to training, utilizing methods from many different disciplines in order to optimize benefits for the client. He has worked with various clientele including professional athletes, student athletes, executives, and entertainment professionals. Leo specializes in making individualized and time-efficient exercise and nutritional programs that fit within the busy lifestyles of his clients. He has successfully helped clients achieve their goals, including weight loss, postural alignment, injury rehabilitation and sports specific training.
Leo has worked and interned with Health and Fitness professionals ranging from Physical Therapists to renowned Athletic Trainers and Personal Trainers. This experience has allowed him to develop the professional confidence and advanced knowledge necessary to work at the highest level in the Fitness industry.
Sara was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, where she studied dance from a young age with celebrity dance instructor Abby Lee Miller. As a child she traveled the country as a competitive dancer. After graduating high school Sara began her career as a professional dancer performing around the world in various countries such as South Korea, France, Portugal and Switzerland.
Sara began her fitness career years twelve years ago. She became a Pilates enthusiast after it helped rehab her back after a serious injury. Sara was so impressed with the improvements that the method made in her own health that she decided to make it a career.
Sara has been an owner/operator of Zero Gravity Fitness for the past eight years. She is a Stott certified Pilates instructor and personal trainer. Sara is also a certified Kettlebell instructor. She is passionate about making sure that Zero Gravity stays on the cutting edge of the fitness industry, and believes in helping each client achieve optimal health and wellness.
Syndie came to Zero Gravity Fitness 6 years ago as a client looking to do Pilates as well as group fitness classes. The smaller classes, as well as friendly environment and encouraging trainers greatly appealed to her. She enjoyed Zero Gravity so much that when two years ago an opportunity arose to join the staff as Office Manager, she jumped at the chance.
Syndie comes from a background in customer service, working as a flight attendant for an international airline overseas as well as working in the tourism industry. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm of fitness with people she meets, as well as meeting new clients and helping them to find the appropriate fitness regimens to suit their needs.
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