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Alexa Burnell

Wilmette, IL 60091-2437

Alexa Burnell is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise and the SuperSlow Exercise Guild. Alexa has a particular interest in special populations and has continuing education credits in rehabilitative Pilates, biomechanics, joint health and safety, arthritis and osteoporosis. In addition, Alexa is certified to design pre and post natal exercise programs and is certified through the Healthy Moms Fitness Organization, as a Perinatal Fitness Specialist.

Alexa also holds a masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is recognized as a Licensed Counselor in the state of Illinois. Alexa believes that weight gain is often due to unresolved issues. Alexa’s approach has helped several clients discover their own emotional roadblocks thus allowing them to live a healthier life.

Furthermore, Alexa has a strong passion to reduce the incidence of obesity in children. Alexa is recognized as a Childhood Obesity Specialist by the ‘Shapedown’ organization and has taught a fitness program to children and adolescents in the Chicago Public School System.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Psychology

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Personal Trainer
ACSM - ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Healthy Moms Fitness - Certified Perinatal Fitness Specialist
Agency Unavailable
SuperSlow Exercise Guild - Slow Cadence Certified Trainer
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Amerian Heart Association

AED Certified

American Heart Association

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • ShapeDown Childhood Obesity Specialist
  • Healthy Moms Perinatal Fitness Specialist

Languages Spoken



2 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Alexa Burnell on Mar 01, 2011

    Before I was working out with Alexa, I felt sluggish by 4pm! I had less tolerance for my kids and just felt tired. Now that I've been exercising with Alexa I have so much energy and no longer feel sluggish by the end of the day! She keeps the workouts fun, interesting and challenging!

    Response by Alexa Burnell on Mar 01, 2011

    quote above written by Netice D and asked to be placed on website! Thanks Netice!

  • by adam Hecktman on Feb 19, 2011

    I had spent years working out several times per week (sometimes with a trainer) and seeing only marginal success. After seeing how great a business associate looked (who was 10 years older than I am), I asked if he was working out more. He said he was working out LESS. So I checked out Alexis and was hooked immediately. In a VERY short amount of time, I saw results, felt great, and looked better than I ever had. And I too, was working out less. But it is not just the workout, it is Alexis' knowledge of her domain, her personalization of every program, and her delightful way of motivating me. I owe her a great debt of gratitude.