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Jenna Calabrese-Vaeth – DPT

Jenna graduated from Marymount University in 2002. The setting at Hive enables Jenna to provide one:one skilled therapy and affords patients the opportunity of transitioning to a independent fitness program once completing physical therapy.

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Beeta Fernando – MS, RD, CDE

Beeta received her Master’s degree in Nutrition from D’Youville College, with a focus in weight loss, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from McMaster University. Beeta has recently earned her Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Certificate in Adult Weight Management. She is also a nationally Certified Diabetes Educator.

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coaching team and instructors

Abbey Bartasavich – Balanced Body Pilates

Abbey is a passionate fitness professional specializing in Pilates. She is a Balance Body certified Pilates Reformer Instructor and has a Zen*ga Mat 1 certification from Stott Pilates.

Nick Bendixen – PES, NASM-CPT

With over eight years of industry experience Nick holds certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT), NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), International Sports Conditioning Association (ISCA) Kickboxing, American Council on Exercise (ACE) Partner Assisted Stretch and American Institute of Fitness Educators (AIFE) Senior Exercise Specialist.

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Nicole Bennet – BA, NASM-CPT

Nicole earned her BA from Buffalo State College where she played Division III ice hockey. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and competes as a hive sponsored triathlete. This season Nicole has qualified for the 2014 National Age Group Championships to be held in Milwaukee Wisconsin.

Patrick Blackford – BS, CSCS

Patrick has his BS from Springfield College in Exercise Science. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Certified Gravity Personal Trainer.

Kelsey Block, BFA, Balanced Body Pilates, Ultra Barre

Kelsey earned her BFA in Dance from the University at Buffalo Honors College. She holds both a Ultra Barre certification and a Balanced Body Pilates Certification for Mat 1 & 2. She has experience training post rehab patients, atheletes and dancers.

Patrick Boyle – BS, NASM-CPT

After serving six years in the United States Army, Patrick earned his BS in Health & Wellness from Canisus College and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT).

Stephanie Celani – BA, Mad Dogg Certified

Stephanie is a graduate of the College of Charleston and a certified Sommelier. Pairing her enthusiasm for the culinary arts with her passion for health and fitness Stephanie strives to encourage and motivate others to live a healthful, balanced lifestyle.

Kerry Anne Eales – BA, Reebok Instructors Alliance Professional Personal Trainer

Originally from South Africa, Kerry earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. With over sixteen years of fitness industry experience Kerry holds numerous certifications from Reebok Instructors Alliance including Professional Personal Trainer, Cycle Reebok, Professional Aerobic-Step Teacher and Martial Arts. Additionally Kerry has earned her Pilates Mat Certification from ISCA

Eileen Fitzgibbons – BS, NSCA-CPT, CSCS

Eileen graduated from University at Buffalo with her bachelors in Exercise Science and is currently completing her masters work in Nutrition at Canisius College. Eileen is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and holds additional certifications as Gravity Personal Training Instructor and dotFit fit-pro.

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Kendra Kramer – Kendra Kramer BS, CES, NSCA-CPT

Kendra received her Bachelors in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association NSCA-CPT . In addition Kendra holds certifications from Mad Dogg Athletics (Spinning), dotFit, and NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist.

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George Hackford – Mad Dogg Certified

George is passionate about cycling–and enjoys sharing his passion with other. He is a Mad Dogg Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor. He is also an active member of the Buffalo Triathlon Club and a competitive triathlete.

Maria Marcantonio – NFPT-CPT

Maria is an NFPT certified trainer, a Fitness Competitor Coach, a sponsored Figure Competitor. She has experience training a wide range of individuals with different needs and goals.

Lindsay Meagher – MS, Mad Dogg Certified

Lindsay’s passion for fitness is contagious. She is a Certified Spinning Instructor through Mad Dogg Athletics, Certified Insanity Instructor through Beachbody and Certified PiYo Instructor. Lindsay is constantly looking for new and exciting ways to motivate and drive results for everybody.

Patrick Moltane – BA, RYT 500

Patrick is a graduate of the Red Lotus Yoga School Teacher Training Program under the direction of Brian Granader. He recently completed his 500 level training with a specialization in Yoga Therapy at the Ananda Seva Mission in Modesto, CA. He is also a lululemon ambassador.

Aaron Powers – MS, ATC, CSCS

Aaron earned both his BS and MS in Exercise Science from University at Buffalo and is a NY State Licensed Athletic Trainer. Additionally Aaron holds certifications as a NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Gravity Personal Training Instructor, Power Plate Level I & is a AHA Basic Life Support Instructor.

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Michele Ralabate – BS, Stott Pilates

Michele has been a world-class athlete and fitness trainer for more than twenty years. Michele graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Physical Education / Sports Management and is also certified through Stott Pilates completing their comprehensive program in Matwork, Reformer and Barre.

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Sarah Steiner – BS, MS, AFAA Certified

Sarah has a BS from Ohio State and a MS from Buffalo State College. She holds her Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Group Exercise Certification. Sara brings a strong background in dance and ballet to our Barre fitness classes, as she danced from age 5-17.

Ashley Taylor – NASM-CPT

Ashley holds her BA from SUNY College at Buffalo. She is a natural figure competitor and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine  (NASM-CPT).

Emily Wyse, CES, NASM-CPT

Emily earned her Personal Trainer Certification through the industry leading National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT) and successfully completed their Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) program. Emily is currently working on her degree in Health & Wellness degree at Buffalo State College were she also is also a member of their Division III Soccer and Hockey teams.

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