Carla Sottovia

Dallas, TX 75230-2222

Carla Sottovia, PhD, has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer, and is an international fitness educator, a book author, a triathlete (having completed three Ironman distance triathlons) and a marathon runner. Dr. Sottovia is the director of personal training at the Cooper Aerobic Center in Dallas, Texas and was awarded the IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year in 2005.

Certifications: ACSM NASM, FMS, PoleStar Pilates, Power Plate Vibration Training Level I and II; ASCM Licenced Wellness coach,

Education provider for: The Cooper Institute; Functional Movement Systems.

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IDEA Member

About Me


  • PhD, Exercise Physiology, Texas Woman's University

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

CI - Personal Training Education II Certificate Program
NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
PTAG - Personal Training Bridging Course
Polestar - Pilates Studio Series
Power Plate - Accelaration Training Level I & II
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CPR Certified

AED Certified

Liability Insurance

  • The Cooper Aerobic Enterprises

Carla's Locations

Cooper Aerobics Center

12100 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75230-2222

Additional Information


$135.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • IDEA International Personal Trainer of the Year, 2005
  • Cooper Embassador - Brazil 2004, IDEA PROGRAM DIRECTOR2014

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese, Spanish



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