Meet our Team

and get ready for change

Heidi Reynolds

Owner/ Manager

Certified Exercise Physiologist: ACSM

Certified Wellness Coach


Wellness Coaching

Business Manager

Trainer Consultant

Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training: Alfred University

Heidi has the education of exercise prescription, nutrition, exercise physiology, biomechanics, injury prevention and care, and kinesiology to offer to clients.

ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

Heidi is an American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist certification holder, including fitness assessment and exercise prescription, injury prevention, group training, and nutrition. Heidi has eighteen years of  experience as a personal trainer and an independent business owner. Her lifetime love of athletics has included dance, lacrosse, field hockey, and running. She also enjoys Zumba, hiking with her dog, and yoga.

Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach

The Wellcoaches program focuses on positive motivational discussion, setting small and achievable goals, and building confidence through successes. As your wellness coach, Heidi is a partner in helping you design and implement a healthy lifestyle, providing guidance, motivation, and support as needed to secure long-term changes.

Gena Balsimo

Certified Personal Trainer: NCCPT


TRX training          Exercise and Pregnancy     Core Stability         Golf Specific Exercise

Spinning                Injury Prevention           Weight Loss           Lifelong Functional Fitness

National Council for Certified Personal Trainers: Personal Trainer


A certified trainer for sixteen years, Gena enjoys working with a variety of clients from student athletes to clients struggling with disabilities. She specializes in TRX training, exercise and pregnancy, core stability, golf specific exercise and spinning. Her greatest hope when it comes to working one-on-one, is for her clients to improve his or her quality of life through better health. Her belief is that better health is best accomplished by incorporating a vast variety of activities as possible. In her spare time, Gena has completed numerous marathons and triathlons and enjoys biking, tennis, golf, yoga, Pilates, swimming, hiking, strength training and volleyball. She teaches a variety of classes which include boot camp, jump rope and spinning classes as well as one-on-one training or small group training. Gena is an outgoing, warm, experienced trainer who is used to working with a wide range of body types and personalities.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology: University of Minnesota

Gena finds her degree in Psychology very helpful as she guides clients through making changes in their health and fitness.

Ashley Carlino

Certified Personal Trainer: ACE

Certified Wellness Coach


Weight Loss                   Circuit Training      

Strength                         Balance    

Core Stability                 Functional Fitness       Health Coaching            HIIT Training

ACE Certified Personal Trainer


Ashley’s wellness journey began at a very early age when she was exposed to fitness and personal training through her a mother, a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. As a kid, she watched the positive impact her mother made on her clients’ health and happiness time and time again, truly inspiring her.   

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Nutrition

Obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Nutritional Sciences, Ashley always believed that fitness is just one piece of the puzzle in achieving optimal health. She believes the mind and body are interconnected – the nature of the mind is reflected in the state of the body. In addition to working as a Certified Personal Trainer, Ashley has also worked in nutrition within the integrative medicine field where she developed her appreciation for a holistic, highly personalized approach to fitness programming and lifestyle change. She believes there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” workout or diet plan – each client is multi-dimensional, thus their exercise program should reflect them as a unique individual and not just the latest trends or guidelines.

Ashley is very open minded when it comes to training and believes there is a place for all types of workout modalities in the fitness arena. For her own exercise, she loves high intensity “tabata” style training, yoga, barre, and exercising outside when the New England weather cooperates!

Rebecca LeSaffre

MA Certified Physical Therapy Assistant

Certified Personal Trainer:ACSM

Fitnes Nutrition Coach


Long-term wellness     Non-Contact Boxing

Injury Prevention          Functional Training     Weight Loss                  StrengthTraining 

Women over 40           TRX Training

MA Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant


Rebecca has been a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for 7 years. This allows her to treat individuals of all ages who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Rebecca has been a Personal Trainer for 12 years. She believes that it is never too late to get started on the journey to a healthy lifestyle. Her passion for fitness started in her late 30’s after her health took a turn for the worse. Through exercise and proper nutrition she was able to get her health back on track, and was featured in Prevention Magazine for getting in the best shape of her life at age 50! In her spare time, Rebecca competes in fitness competitions and is also an amateur boxer.


NESTA Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach

As a Nutrition Coach, Rebecca is able to hel her clients improve their health, decrease dependence on medications, increase their energy levels and live a healthy lifestyle.


  • National Academy of Sports Medicine PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist)

  • Certified Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Professional, Level 1

  • SCW Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp Instructor

  • Technical Boxing Instructor

  • TRX Certified Instructor

  • YogaFit Certified Instructor

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