Pilates

Meghan

If anyone is considering a personal trainer, especially brides-to-be, HIRE SONJA! It's hard for me to explain just how great of a person and trainer she is, but I'll try.  

She was instrumental in helping me look and feel my best on my wedding day.  In the five months leading up to my wedding, I knew I wanted a change, both mentally and physically.  I had been overworked for years and was not happy with my appearance.  I was really hesitant about working out because I had never done so and the idea alone intimidated me.  After doing a ton of research online, I found Sonja and decided to give her a try.  It was the best decision I ever made.  Not only did she tailor a program that worked best for me based on my experience level and work schedule, she ended up becoming a great friend of mine.  After my first five sessions with Sonja, I had already seen a change in my mood, sleep patterns and physical appearance.  She gave me an appreciation and desire for a healthy life style that I never had before.  My only regret is that I didn't take before pictures.  Mostly because I never expected to stick with a trainer or for it to be so effective.  After about 15-20 sessions with Sonja, I had lost inches off my body.  I couldn't even believe it.  7 inches off my hips, 3 from my waist and by the time my wedding came around I was down 20 lbs.  I've never felt more beautiful than I did on my wedding day and I owe Sonja so much for that.  

Sadly, Sonja left me for the West Coast, but we still train via Skype because I refuse to workout with anyone else.  If you have the chance to work with her, I highly recommend you do it.  She'll get you the results you want and you'll get the opportunity to work with an incredible human being.  Thanks for changing my life girl!!

Shaina

I began training with Sonja in the winter of 2012, about nine months after my wedding. Three months before I started training with Sonja, I had a flare up from an old knee injury, and began experiencing constant hip and knee pain. I was unable to go jogging (one of my favorite pastimes) or participate in many of the other fitness activities I had enjoyed in the months leading up to my wedding. I became unmotivated to work out because I experienced pain when I tried, and I was feeling pretty low. Sonja’s personalized approach to fitness was a refreshing change from other trainers I had worked with in the past. By catering her training techniques to my personal limitations and expectations, she guided me through innovative exercises to target major muscle groups and shift the focus away from my pain. Through a series of personal training sessions including strength and cardio training, and Pilates reformer workouts, I gained valuable core strength, rebuilt muscle, toned, and improved my body in ways I never thought possible. Three years later, I am back to jogging 3-4 times a week, and I have never felt better! Sonja helped to shift my perspective on fitness, and inspired me to get back to living healthier, with a happier outlook on life!