Subject: Connie Aronson
Location: Ketchum, Idaho
Collaborating With Medical Professionals: For 14 years Aronson has worked with orthopedists and physical therapists. She now trains clients out of Koth Sports Physical Therapy. She pays rent at the clinic and does her own scheduling and billing. The clinic has a weight room she uses in addition to her own equipment, such as balls, bands, core boards and yoga props.
Subject: Janis Dorfman
Location: New York City
Clientele: Dorfman trains the patients of a top physician in New York City, many of whom have osteoporosis or osteopenia (the start of osteoporosis). The sessions include strength training, balance and posture exercises. (Clients do cardiovascular training on their own.)
Subject: Donald R. Scheiman
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position and Company: Personal Trainer, YMCA and Gold’s Gym
Training a Special Client: Louise Baker,
a 40-year-old who had lost her left arm above the elbow several years ago, came to Donald Scheiman for personal training at the Y. She had a 5-inch “wing” (she dislikes the word “stump”) on the left side.
Form Follows Function
A thought-provoking discussion with physical therapist, trainer, educator, author, coach and inventor Gary Gray.
IDEA: What's new and exciting to you in personal training and physical therapy? Gray: We're getting back to the basics, which means we're humble enough to realize we're not inventing anything new. There's really nothing new under the sun. Rather, we're taking advan...
Personal Trainer Profile
Subject: Lorie Lewis, IDEA member since May 1993 Location: Springfield, Virginia Company: self-employed (in-home personal training) Education and Experience: ACSM, ACE and AFAA PFT; has experience presenting and was a fitness instructor and personal trainer for a chain of 24 clubs; has special interest in training children and mature adults ...