Steve has over 25 years’ experience in Massage Therapy, Personal Training and Yoga.
Steve's experience includes:
Steve has also worked at yoga studios, martial arts studios and dance studios. Currently, he is Director of Personal Training for New Jersey Massage in Parsippany, NJ.
For 16 years Steve was a physical education teacher in the Wayne, NJ school district, teaching kids from Pre-K to fifth grade. During his tenure he introduced yoga, Pilates, cardio kickboxing, and fitness journals to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. He was instrumental in the addition of a rock wall in the elementary school and created a curriculum around that.
Steve was the creator of Wellness Week in Wayne, NJ and the surrounding towns. It is a week-long participatory fitness event.
Steve holds a BS degree in Exercise Science and Business from Kean University.
When Steve is not helping others with their well-being, he can be found running, hiking, biking or kayaking, and when he can, he goes camping. When it’s time for something more sedentary, Steve
can be found reading, watching horror, sci-fi or old movies, or listening to blues music. He loves spending time with his family and friends, but there is nothing better than spending time with
Personal Training & Fitness
Certified Physical Education Teacher, State of NJ
Certified Personal Trainer - International Sports Assoc. (ISSA)
Personal Trainer Certification from AAAI/ISMA
Certified TRX Trainer
Certified in Core Function Screening
Certified in Children & Teen Fitness from AAAI/ISMA
Certified Brain Gym Instructor
Training for Warriors Certification
Master of Fitness Design - Dr Jack Barnathan-NY Strength
Extreme Tabata Bootcamp - Janice Saffel
Weight Management Certification from AAAI/ISMA
Sports Nutrition Certification from AAAI/ISMA
Certified Yoga Instructor from the Himilayan Institute
American Yoga Academy - Clair Diab, Yoga & Meditation
Johnson & Johnson Health (Yoga & Stress) Management
Certified Qigong instructor- Lee Holden
Qigong teacher certification- Scott Cole, AAAI
Licensed Massage Therapist, State of New Jersey
Certification in Massage Therapy (Swedish Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Touch for Health) from the Morris Institute of Natural Therapeutics
Certified in Cancer Massage, Myofascial Release, Lomi Lomi and Facial Massage Therapy from NJ Massage, Parsippany, NJ
Certified in Thai Yoga Massage from the Somerset School of Massage Therapy, Somerset NJ
Certified in Cranial Sacral Therapy and Hot Cold Stone Massage from the Cortiva Institute, Hoboken, NJ
Certified in Prenatal Massage from Castine Consulting, Maine
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist from the American Institute of Applied Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy
Steve believes that everyone can lead healthier, happier, longer lives through ways that suit their needs and their lifestyles. To share this philosophy across the globe, Steve has established International Health & Wellness Week. This is an annual week-long event where health & wellness providers open their doors to promote ways to live healthier. For more information, go to www.ihaww.org