Training Philosophy – Mindful Movement!
Our training approach focuses on the mind, and spirit. We use a comprehensive and multi-dimensional approach to help educate, motivate and guide clients to reach their goals. Our training philosophy focuses on both functional and integrated training where we combine various training modalities to fulfill each client’s specific fitness goals.
Allison’s Training Expertise
A former D-1 athlete who holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Sciences with a focus in Kinesiology and Sports from the University of Connecticut. Allison also has a Master’s in Public Health certificate from Stony Brook University where she was a Wellness Manager and Clinical Educator for students, staff and hospital administration. Allison has extensive experience training and working with special populations including: sports injuries, hip replacement, knee replacement, orthopedic injuries, tendonitis, osteoporosis, perinatal, and senior fitness. She has specialized training in sports injuries, kinesiology, and body awareness. She been a member of ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, and NASM for over 20 years, performing research, training, and teaching.
The Milano Method
Allison is a Health Fitness Professional and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) that has developed and trademarked her own training method called “Milano Method”. This therapeutic exercise method draws from many modalities including corrective therapeutic exercise movements, muscle activation, stretching and mobility methods, deep breathing techniques, yoga, pilates, holistic modalities and the traditional science of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology. The Milano Method combines mindful movement that everyone needs for well-being. It’s a total body-wellness concept. The Milano Method creates body awareness, stress reduction, lean muscle mass and reduces chronic pain and inflammation. Allison’s head-to-toe movement assessment is a complete analysis of your body mechanics and fitness ability, then she creates a customized program to meet your health and fitness goals.
Allison’s Group Fitness Instructor Expertise
Allison’s Healing Experience