Meet Our Athletic Trainer

Natalia Marakhtanova

Athletic trainerNataliya has a lifelong love of sports and athletics. She received her education at top European sport academy – Russian State University of Physical Education and Sport (Moscow). She has studied all aspects of physical training, and has extensive hands on experience in the field. She gets great satisfaction when working with motivated individuals – it does not matter if someone have never tried sports before or a professional athlete. She believes everyone can succeed, she encourages self-discipline and dedication to training. Over 20 years she has been working in Sports Strength and Conditioning Field. She also has high performance athletic/competitive experience as a standout in the sport of Biathlon.

Natalia’s Passion is to see people getting stronger, healthier and reaching the best of their potential. She has a firm believe that exercise and sport in general is a part of living healthy long life and raised self-esteem. She has unbelievable energy and dedication to healthy lifestyle herself, and she is capable of transferring that power to people she works with. She enjoys helping people who need to recover from injuries or illnesses, who wish to get back in shape and who just want to be more fit. She believes that it is a job of a fitness trainer to find personalized program that would match individual to minimize the common overuse and overtraining injuries. She supports and integrative approach – diet, mind healing and sports.

Natalia is constantly on the look for new and better exercise techniques and sports medicine discoveries. She recently mastered a new technique of elastic taping allowing patients with injuries to recover faster and exercise better.

Certifications:

Master Degree in Sports Performance
Certified American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer
The International Tennis Performance Association(ITPA) Tennis Performance Specialist
Fascial Movement Taping: Level 1&2 Certified ROCKTAPE Provider

Programs offered (kids and adults):

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Injury recovery program – 3-12 weeks

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Body shaping – 3 weeks – 12 month

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Athletic endurance – 6 weeks- 12 month

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