Zero Gravity has built a versatile team of certified personal trainers and Pilates experts. At Zero Gravity, we pair you with only the best trainers for your personal needs. Meet and get to know each member of the Zero Gravity staff.
Toni is a (NCPT) Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, 200 E-RYT Yoga Instructor and AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor. Toni is comprehensively trained in Merrithew STOTT Pilates in Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, and has expertise in Injuries and Special Populations. Additional trainings include: Yoga for PTSD, Ariel Yoga, LesMills BodyFlow Advanced, LesMills BodyCombat, and TurboKick.
Toni has taught Pilates to a broad range clientele in all age groups. She has helped clients transitioning from Physical Therapy into Pilates. She has trained amateur and professional athletes to cross-train them for a particular sport (i.e.: golf, baseball, volleyball, track and field, dance, tennis, martial arts). She has helped Active Aging Adults improve their quality of life with Pilates and she has worked with Pre- and Postnatal clients.
Toni’s experience in fitness began in 2004 when living in Northern Virginia she has taught group fitness classes including kickboxing, Pilates and weight training in large gyms, community centers, and small boutique studios. She began teaching Yoga in 2006 and found her passion in mind/body practices. Toni is passionate about helping others find balance, relieve stress, and live healthy through movement. Her knowledge of muscle balancing and proper body alignment through mind/body movement has been gained through many years of experience and advanced trainings.
Toni grew up in Massachusetts and holds a B.S. degree in Media Communications. When she left Massachusetts, she was an Account Director for a High Tech Public Relations firm in Cambridge. Her husband’s career moved them to Virginia and then to Florida. Toni has two adult sons.
Erin Murphy was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and started taking dance lessons at the age of 3, under the instruction of Abby Lee Miller. She has studied multiple dance styles including, jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, modern, acrobatics, and gymnastics. Immediately after graduating high school, her professional dance career began at Walt Disney World as a Kid of the Kingdom, where she was a swing for Disneymania! and Every Day’s a Holiday. She was fortunate enough to tour the world while dancing for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and continued on travelling with Holland America Lines as a dance captain. After many years at sea, Erin decided to get her “land legs” back. She went back to Disney and performed in the Festival of the Lion King show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. She is currently a dancer at Universal Studios in their Superstar Parade. While performing, she is currently studying pilates through Balanced Body.
Aaron Seminski brings a wealth of knowledge to the sports performance world most notably influenced by his background as an athlete. Aaron was a former Weightlifter with Olympic Style Weightlifting and former Collegiate Sprinter at the University of Arizona. Because of his athletic background, he went on to become a USA Track & Field and USA Weightlifting Certified Coach and also received his personal training certification with ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association).
He’s trained with an incredibly diverse population from his tenure as a NCAA Collegiate Coach for the Track & Field team for Central Michigan Univ., Texas A&M Univ., Univ. of Oklahoma, and FSU. He’s also trained athletes as a Performance Coach in U.A.E. (Michael Johnson Performance Dubai).
His passion for helping individuals is what drew him to the fitness industry. He looks forward to contributing and meeting all of the wonderful, current and future clients, here at Zero Gravity Fitness for their training goals and personal fitness aspirations.
Andrea Francis, a Venezuelan native, moved to Orlando in 2018 to further pursue her career as a fitness trainer. Her love of overall wellness, perfecting posture, and passion for people is what drew her to become a professional in the fitness industry. She is inspired to help others find strength, balance, and live healthy through movement. In 2008, she received her certifications in Pilates and Group fitness, Mat Pilates with the Spanish Aerobics Federation(FEDA), Kickboxing Group Fitness, and HIIT classes under Strong-nation; and begin teaching group fitness classes. Her desire to expand her fitness resume’ pushed her to pursue her personal trainer certification with AFAA.
Andrea desires to provide her clients with the confidence and support to achieve their fitness goals. She believes being consistent and staying motivated are pivotal in anyone’s fitness journey.
Andrea is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Paula M. Manarin who is a Brazil native found her love of dancing at 6 years old with classical ballet. This love is what catapulted her journey into what would be her career in Pilates. At age 18, she studied a course in physiotherapy which allowed her to understand more closely how the body works and the importance of body awareness not only for dancers but for all people. After completing this course, in 2009 she begin her pursuit of her pilates certification through POLESTAR PILATES. In 2019, after finally settling in Orlando, Fla, she begin studying with Lolita San Miguel (Pilates Master Mentor Program) in Palm Beach. “I have learned with LOLITA in a concrete way the importance of moving the body with the mind. It’s a pleasure getting a chance to rehabilitate and promote health conscious and stronger people; also, making pilates more than a physical activity but letting it become a lifestyle.” She is now bringing her talents and experience to Zero Gravity Fitness mixing her ballet and Pilates experience to bring quality training to our clientele.
She speaks English and Portuguese.