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Debra Stefan

Las Vegas, NV 89011

Owner operator of “Debra Stefan Fitness” residential services in the Las Vegas area of Henderson, Nevada

Fitness speaker/educator, group fitness instructor, personal trainer, Jumprope coach, and master yoga teacher.

Studied yoga since age 15, resident instructor at 18 serving 2 yrs full-time for the Integral Yoga Institute of Los Angeles

Classically trained dancer, performed Las Vegas productions-Tropicana Hotel's "Folies Bergere", MGM’s "Hallelujah Hollywood"

Since 1979 Jump rope coach for university athletics, local health clubs, youth rec programs, national teams
Guiness Book of World Records- broke record for longest public rope jumping marathon 10 hours performed as MDA fundraiser ’81
NPC National Physique Committee sanctioned judge ’84-‘85.
Top finalist Ms. National Fitness premiere competitions ‘85–‘86, special guest performer ‘87

Instructor/creator UNLV accredited jump rope program 1985-87 School of Physical Education, Athletic Dept football/basketball

USA Jump Rope Federation regional tournament director ’97-‘98 developed AAU Junior Olympics nationally ranked jump rope team
Debra’s jump rope training courses have been accredited through Nevada Board of Education offered at college-postgraduate level

Certified in Personal Fitness Training, Youth Fitness, Senior Fitness, and Golf Fitness.

37 years of professional involvement in the fitness industry

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About Me


  • Teaching credential, (PE) Physical Education, UNLV

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ISSA - Personal Trainer Certification

CPR Certified

Heartsaver CPR/AED

AED Certified


Additional Information


$80.00 / hr

Payment Methods

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

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Guiness Book of World Records- broke record for longest rope jumping marathon of 10 hours performed as MDA fund raiser
  • Ms. National Fitness ’85 and ’86 top three finalist, featuring jump rope freestyle

Languages Spoken




10 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by john c on Jan 04, 2013

    When I met Debra I never thought I'd be in shape, much less athletic again. I had gotten to the point where I couldn't play golf properly, it was an effort to get up out of bed in the morning or even bend over to tie my shoes. Debra changed my life. She is a supportive, inspiring coach, mentor and teacher. There are a variety of exercises and routines to follow. If one routine doesn't work for a client she finds another one to do that makes the same impact. She is there the whole time - a real 24/7 teacher and coach. She inspires you so much with her passion to make you achieve your goals, in my case, I couldn't help but succeed. And she reminded me about what I forgot from my parents years ago about nutrition. If you do a lot of business travel you don't keep a regime about what you eat. Debra gives you boundaries as what you can and should eat, even if you are on a busy schedule. This isn't just a week, two or three course. Debra gives you lessons on how you should exercise, eat and live that are sustainable, and not just the latest exercise / diet fad. I recommend her highly.

  • by User on Sep 16, 2012

    Seen Debra several times I have been in town for conventions and she is a great pro, knows what she is doing and gave me a program I still stick with at home. I highly recommend her.

  • by John Messer on Apr 14, 2012

    She is very knowledgeable and her answers on this forum reflect an experienced pro who knows first hand and backs it up with video proof.

  • by John Messer on Apr 14, 2012

    She is very knowledgeable and her answers on this forum reflect an experienced pro who knows first hand and backs it up with video proof.

  • by Tommie D. on Mar 20, 2012

    I was in town for a conference and had a 2 hour session with Debra. She took me through a phenomenal intense workout. She had me working every muscle in my body; I was feeling the muscle burn from the workout for 2 days. Debra gave great instructions and gave me a training regimen that I will be able to do in my own backyard or nearby park. Most importantly, Debra had a great atitude, was very encouraging, and was fun to work with.

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