Katrina has had a great deal of success in getting her clients results by taking a holistic approach to training, and NOT doing what everyone else is doing. By combining evidence from the most recent and credible health and fitness research with her own experience as a trainer and coach for the past eight years, she is able to create a premium, customized and effective training plan for her clients. To her, it is not about what is new or ‘popular’, it is about what is appropriate, safe and effective for the client.
Katrina considers herself a life-long learner and has made continuing education a priority in her life. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State Univeristy – University Park, and holds a Masters of Economics and a Masters of Health and Fitness Management. She is also continuously attending various fitness and exercise seminars and seeks out training opportunities so that she is always providing the most accurate and current information to her clients, truly ensuring a premium training experience.
She believes that there is more than one way to reach one’s fitness goals and that the trick is to find the most efficient, effective and appropriate way for that person, within their life, to achieve their goals. Katrina is extremely passionate about health and fitness and is dedicated to helping her clients reach their goals. She knows that everyone is stronger than they think they are and that it’s just a matter of helping them find that strength—both physically and mentally.
Katrina’s love for health and fitness began at an early age when she first watched the cartoon television show, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” She began training in Karate at age 5 and received her first black belt by the age of 10. She has since studied various styles of martial arts such as Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, Aikido, Kenpo, Krav Maga, Silat, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (Gi and No-Gi) and Muay Thai Kickboxing. She is an avid athlete with her passion being Rugby, playing Second Row, Flanker and Outside Center. She played Rugby at the college level for Penn State University and at the club level for the Norfolk Storm. Following her playing years in Rugby, she was an assistant coach to the Fort Hunt Gators Girl’s Rugby Team in Alexandria, Virginia. Her foundational fitness experience stems from her previous 5 years of military service.