DENDRON TEAM

 

All DENDRON trainers are certified, which means they’ve been trained in anatomy, physiology, and nutrition. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace.

 
 
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BRIAN LEDERMAN

DIRECTOR OF PERSONAL TRAINING

Brian's journey in practicing health and fitness began at age 14. He has dedicated his professional life to the help and guidance of others to achieve and share in the same results and rewards that he has attained from proper training, nutrition and psychology.

Before founding DENDRON body work, in 2017.   Brian had the privilege to work for EQUINOX for 10 years.  He was ranked one of the top coaches in the history of the company.

Brian's loyal client base consists of hard working men and women, old and young.  From people enjoying their retirement looking to enhance and maintain quality of life; to parents with extremely demanding jobs, trying to juggle the demands of family, work, marriage while still taking the time to ensure they are addressing their own health and wellness needs. Being a father of a six year old Brian can completely identify with the selfless nature of parenthood and how important it is to actually remain healthy for your own family.

Brian's mission with the creation of DENDRON body work is to reach a vast diversified amount of people that are in need of training, nutrition and healthy lifestyle coaching.  "Training delivered to you" enables us to reach a larger spectrum in the tri-state to people that are in need of help.

SPECIALTIES

Strength and Metabolic Conditioning

Balance and Proprioception

Kick Boxing/Boxing

Interval training (HIIT) program design

Nutritional guidance and counseling

Kettlebell programming

TRX, suspension programming

VIPER programming

Power, Agility, and Speed execution.

BOSU ball, PHYSIO ball training

ROPE undulation

"MOVED" (a series of movement patterns that Brian has cultivated over thousands of hours of working with clients) - performed primarily on the ground that promote flexibility, strength and stability. 

Isotonic band and weight resistance training. 

Focus on dynamic programming always covering equally all 3 planes of motion and all joint actions.

Strategic psychological focus and nutritional and psychological lifestyle self awareness methodology and practice.

CERTIFICATIONS

ACE

FORMER TIER 3+ EQUINOX (EFTI)

Precision Nutrition 

Kettle bell Athletics level 1

LES MILLS Body Combat

VIPER

Power Plate

ECA

TRX

CPR

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THOMAS MORAN

NASM-CPT,B.A.,BS,MOVNAT

Tom has been in the fitness industry for over 15 years and feels privileged to have been a positive building block in the lives of so many of his clients.

Tom applies his knowledge of the human body, bio mechanics and muscle anatomy in order to create an effective, challenging and safe program to assist his clients in reaching their goals.

Tom uses unique approaches to functional strength and conditioning and reinforces the importance of joint mobility and muscle stabilization.

Tom works with clients of all ages and fitness levels.  His energy, enthusiasm & emotional support with all of his clients are apparent in every single session with him.  He loves what he does for a living and feels very fortunate to be able to make a positive impact in people's lives.

 SPECIALTIES

TRX

Kettlebells

Battle Ropes

Balance Blocks

Resistance Band

High intensity Interval Training(HIIT)

Balance and Proprioception

Plyometrics, Isometrics and of course, good old free-weights.

CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelors in Behavioral Science from IONA College.

NASM- National Academy of Sports Medicine

MOVNAT CERTIFIED LEVEL 1

Mobility specialist with a certification in Functional Range Conditioning.

CPR

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MONICA JY LEDERMAN

GENERAL MANAGER

Monica is committed to providing exceptional service to all of Dendron Bodywork’s clientele.  With fifteen years of experience as a Corporate Project Manager, Monica knows what it takes to lead a team to success.  Her approach is holistic, supportive, and collaborative.  Our trainers all come with strengths that we appreciate, acknowledge and share with our clients.  Our clients all come with needs and challenges to overcome and we are here to deliver the positive change in their lives that they desire. 

Additionally, Monica is an experienced Interior Designer and offers her services to help create physical training spaces as needed.

 

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FRAN KILINSKI

NCSF CPT, NASM CES

Fran has competed at the Division III level for college basketball and track and field, he has spent countless hours on his own athletic training, and brings the same enthusiasm in training with his own clients.

 Fran specializes in strength and conditioning, fat loss, cardiovascular endurance, and athletic performance training. He is well-versed in behavior change coaching and sleep coaching. He has completed two marathons, countless Spartan races, is a college track and field champion, and currently training for a triathlon/Iron Man competition in 2019.

 SPECIALTIES

TRX

Kettlebells

Battle Ropes

Resistance Band

High intensity Interval Training(HIIT)

Balance and Proprioception

CERTIFICATIONS

NCSF CPT

NASM CES
CPR and AED

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SEAN HOPKINS

NASM-CPT

On a daily basis, I strive not only to make myself better but to also touch the people around me. Whether through training to build lean muscle, training to burn fat, I strive to fulfill their fitness goals. It's not just about how you look, but how you represent yourself and influence other people. I’m determined to guide people to see themselves in a positive light. I try to inspire people to make changes in their lives and to set goals for themselves.

CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree in nutrition and exercise science

NASM  

PES

CES

P90X

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XIMENA FLANNAGAN

NCSF-CPT

Ximena has been a personal trainer since 1998 and has always made health a fitness a part of her life since she started working out as a teenager.  Ximena is experienced in traditional modalities, as well as more integrative, functional modalities. She’s a nationally certified personal trainer through the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF). She’s also certified in Power Plate, TRX and The BioMechanics Method for corrective exercises and has a vast knowledge of nutrition.

She tailors each session to meet her clients’ needs.  Aiming to motivate them to leave their comfort zone in order to achieve optimal results.  Ximena works with clients in all fitness levels, helping them to correct imbalances. She specializes in working with women who want to lose body fat and enhance their appearance by accentuating muscle development.

"Fitness, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is not just a part of my life, it is my life."

CERTIFICATIONS

National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).

Power Plate

 TRX

BioMechanics Method for corrective exercises.

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CRISTINA COX

NSCA-CPT

Masters in Exercise Physiology, University of Illinois

Bachelors in Sports Studies/Fitness, Indiana State University

CERTIFICATIONS 
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

Certified Personal Trainer, NSCA

Titliest Performance Institute Golf Fitness Professional Level 1

USAW Sports Performance Coach

KBA Kettlebells Level 1 Certification

Pre and Post Natal Certification

TRX Suspension Training Group Certification

Functional Movement Screen
Assisted Stretching Provider

CPR/AED, American Heart Association

Met Level 1

Former Equinox Master ViPR Instructor

Former Equinox Fitness Training Institute Master Instructor and Tier 3

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KEVIN LAFFERTY

NASM-CPT, B.S. EXERCISE SCIENCES

Kevin has roughly 10 years of professional experience and 20 years of training himself. He has acquired a vast knowledge of how to train the human body to be in peak physical condition. Growing up he always exercised and researched training programs to give himself the competitive edge in sports. Kevin has experienced 8 successful years working for corporate fitness facilities, helping people reach their goals.

SPECIALTIES

Functional Movement Assessment
TRX Essentials
Foam Rolling and Trigger Point
Bodybuilding
Functional Mobility
Sports Performance

CERTIFICATIONS

B.S. Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences from WCSU with a minor in Psychology.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

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ANNA SNYDER

NCSF-CPT-MS Exercise Physiology

Anna’s training style is based on several years of experience and science. She specializes in body sculpting, strength training, pre/post natal, weight loss, and cardio. Her sessions get straight to the point—focus on your goals and needs as she aims to get you the results you’re looking for!

Fitness and sport are her biggest passions in her personal life. Growing up she played almost every sport possible and now competes in national shows for bodybuilding. Competing has helped her understand how to make successful healthy lifestyle choices and how to help DENDRON’S clients make the best choices for themselves as well. It taught her so much with nutrition, especially and how everyone’s body responds to foods so differently!

She enjoys teaching fitness, because outside of improving health it also boosts your mood and builds confidence!

SPECIALTIES

Strength and conditioning

Corrective exercise

Weight loss

CERTIFICTIONS

NCSF: CPT

NASM: FNS

EFTI: Pre/Post Natal

EFTI: Kettlebells

EFTI: Trigger Point

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CHRISTINA ARTY

ACE-PT, NC

As a certified personal trainer and sports coach it is my mission and passion to create a successful action plan to get my clients to their goals. I work as a part of a team that keeps my clients health and fitness profile in the top percentile of the general population. I have worked extensively with post -rehab sports and unfortunate common injuries. As a high school varsity girls lacrosse coach I make motivation and discipline a top priority in all of my programs. I love what I do, I feel blessed I get to share that. 

SPECIALTIES
Actualizing potential
Weight loss
Athletic conditioning
Strength and motor development 
Youth strength and conditioning 
Senior strength and conditioning 
Myofascial release 

CERTIFICATIONS
ACE-PT
CPR
ViPr
Kettlebell 
Pre/Post Natal 
Nutrition coach 

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ZACH HOOKS

BOXING SPECIALIST

Zachary is a strength and conditioning Sports performance Coach personal trainer and Boxing specialist. He has worked as an on site trainer for Nike and team USA track and field sanctioned events as well as trained professional athletes in the NFL, NBA and UFC.

Zachary's outstanding commitment to service as a NASM certified trainer for 8 years and current team USA development coach is exemplified in his passionate work in sports as well as in the community thru wellness.

SPECIALTIES

Boxing

Specialized movement coach

Strength and conditioning

Corrective exercise

Performance enhancement

Behavioral Change

CERTIFICATIONS

NASM

Trigger Point Therapy level 2

Everlast F.I.T Boxing/MMA Striking coach
(NASM-approved)

Team USA youth development and coaching license.
(Track & field, Volleyball, basketball)

2014-2015 Nike basketball NYC master trainer and app athlete.

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DUKE BANIC

CPT-NASM

Adding value and serving others is what Duke strives to do, especially through health and fitness. Whether you want to reach your goal weight, or get stronger physically and mentally, I'll be there every step of the way. Everyday is a new day to take a step forward and turn your strengths into the fire that fuels you.

CERTIFICATIONS

NASAM

CPR/AED

UFC GYM, TRX

UFC KETTLEBELL AND DotFit

VITAMIN WORLD NUTRITIONAL ADVISOR



Specialties

-Bodybuilding

-Strength and Power

-Sports Performance

-Mobility

-Corrective Exercise