Nora Anderson M.S. : is the president and founder of AAAI/ ISMA. She has a M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Recreation Therapy from Temple University. She has been practicing Yoga for 38 years. She has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Regis Philbin. She has been on the Faculty of Temple and Princeton Universities and the Director of the Aerobic Fitness Program at Princeton University.
Tami Berry, M.D. : is a physician and surgeon now specializing in stress management, wellbeing, and holistic health. She is a recognized leader in medicine, health, and wellness. Her passion is in helping others optimize their potential through advancing models of wellbeing and mind-body integration.
Todd Bezilla D.O. : has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University and is an Osteopathic Physician whose specialty is is Personal Fitness Training. His insights into whole body training are world renown.
Joseph Cannon M.S. : has a Masters degree in Exercise Science. His specialties are in Personal Training, Sports Nutrition and Dietary Supplements. He is the author of the books 101 Personal Trainer Marketing Secrets, Nutrition Essentials and Advanced Personal Training.
Dr. Jason Cardinali D.C., M.S., C.S.C.S. : Chiropractor, Nutritionist, Kinesiologist EDUCATION DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC – Graduated July 2010 New York Chiropractic College – Seneca Falls, New York MASTER OF SCIENCE – Applied Clinical Nutrition – Graduated July 2010 New York Chiropractic College – Seneca Falls, New York BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – Kinesiology -Graduated December 2006 with Honors Temple University -Philadelphia, PA – Magna Cum Laude
Yvonne Cook Rose M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology and over 20 years of Health, Physical Education, Theory and Methods teaching experience.
Bill Coumaras M.S. : has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Baruch College The City University of New York (Cuny) and a Masters Degree in Physical Education from Brooklyn College.
Robin Crespo M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and her specialty is Kickboxing and Strength Training.
John DeMinico : is a nationally renown instructor of Hatha & Power Yoga.
Todd Demsky M.S. : has a Master’s Degree from California University of Pennsylvania in Exercise Science and Health Promotions: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention.
Susie Green M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Human Performance & Sport Studies from the University of Tennessee. Her expertise is in training fitness professionals worldwide.
Nani Hilbert : received her Master of Arts in Teaching from East Tennessee State University in 2008. She has been in the fitness industry for over 25 years and has been the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at East Tennessee State University since August 2008.
April James : is a former “Ms Natural America” champion and 2 times winner of “Most Physically Fit Female” contest. She also holds a black belt in Tang Soo Do Karate.
Marlene Jenkins M.S. : has been a faculty trainer for AAAI/ISMA certifying instructors for over 25 years. She is an adjunct professor at Mercyhurst University specializing in Sports Management, Leadership for Fitness Professionals, Strength and Personal Fitness Training. Marlene is a national bodybuilding judge for the Natural Muscle Association and frequently choreographs routines for competitors. She is a master trainer all forms of group exercise including Primary Aerobic, Step, Cycling, Aqua, Older Adult, Kids and Teen, Pilates and Total Body Conditioning.
Marlene believes she will “leave you with an experience that lasts a lifetime.”
Dr. Don Johnson : has a Doctorate Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic. He has also been teaching Martial Arts since 1981.
Laura Johnson Ph.D. : has a Ph.D. in psychology. She is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher and is a psychologist for the military where she implements complementary treatment modalities like yoga and meditation to our nation’s heroes.
Tracey Klehr M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.
Kat Kolaski M.D. : is a rehabilitation physician in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her creative approach to teaching anatomy & physiology is combined with her practical experience.
Joel Legatt M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion and received his Bachelors with honors in Exercise Physiology. He currently serves as the Fitness & Wellness Trainer/Fitness Coordinator for a nurse-run healthcare facility run by Drexel University.
Richard Levandowski M.D. : is the former Director of Athletic Medicine at Princeton University. He was the Team Physician for the U.S. Track & Field Team’s World Championships. Dr. Lev was the Head Physician for the Special Olympic’s USA Games. He currently practices Primary Care, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Princeton, NJ area.
Pat Mediate M.A. : is the State of Connecticut Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor. He has his M.A. in Educational Leadership.
Deanna McLaughlin M.S. : is a nationally renown instructor of Hatha & Power Yoga. She has a Masters degree in Exercise Science.
Jennifer Miller : has been teaching group exercise and yoga for more than 20 years. She is the Southeast Rep for AAAI/ISMA and a master trainer in Yoga, Primary Aerobic, Total Body Strength Training and Stress Reduction, Relaxation and Meditation.
Kevin Mills M.S. : has his Masters of Science in Health and Physical Education. He holds certifications as a Personal Trainer, Aquatic Exercise Instructor, Kickboxing, Spinning and Pilates Instructor.
Bill Papin M.S. : has a Masters of Science in Exercise Physiology. He is the Wellness Coordinator at Western Carolina University.
Mike Rickett M.S. : has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and a B.S. in Psychology from Colorado State University. He is a nationally recognized health and fitness trainer of the trainers, fitness motivator, author, certifier, and educator. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Special Populations Specialist (CSPS) as well as a Recognized Certified Personal Trainer Emeritus (RCTP*E). In addition, Mike is the 2017 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year. He has been a personal trainer in the Northern Colorado area for more than 35 years.
Stephen Sefchick M.S. : has a Masters of Science Administration and has worked as a Cardiologist Assistant and Exercise Physiologist at the Central Intelligence Agency.
Joanne Smith-Taverner M.Ed. : has a Master’s Degree in Health Education from the College of New Jersey & is the Wellness Coordinator for the New Jersey State Police. Her expertise is in strength training.
Jason Townsend M.S. : has a Masters of Science in Sport Administration from Mississippi State University. He has taught at Temple University and Mississippi State University.
Anne Wilkinson Ph.D. : has a Master’s Degree in Sports Management and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology-Sport and Exercise Psychology. She is an adjunct professor at Temple University.
OTHER AAAI/ISMA FACULTY:
Jennifer McGrath M.S. / Tammy Zee M.S.