Here's to a summer of fabulous classes and inspiring teachers.

Please take a moment to check out some of our amazing talent.

Yoga (68K) Bob Harper has been Summer Kicks brightest star. He came to us in 1993 and has taught every summer since then. He is now America's trainer and can be seen on the NBC TV hit reality show "THE BIGGEST LOSER."

Bob has written a book titled "ARE YOU READY." He sets the standard as teacher, trainer, and inspirational life coach. The Star Teachers of Summer Kicks look to him as role model and aspire to achieve his success in improving the health & lives of those who seek his assistance. Because of his busy TV schedule and time constraints he appears on our schedule at the last minute and with very little notice. In order to take his classes at Summer Kicks, you must keep watching our schedule. We watch and celebrate Bob's every move with great pride and joy.

patricia (92K) Patricia Moreno
NYC's shining star and the pride of Summer Kicks.
We are thrilled to present this gifted leader and teacher. She personifies excellence in the fitness community and indeed the community of life.

Patricia arrived on the East coast fitness scene in 1989 where she became the top teacher in NYC and at Summer Kicks in East Hampton. She competed and won the Cristal Light Aerobic Competition sponsored by Summer Kicks in 1990 becoming the Woman's Singles Aerobics Champion. Patricia gives the fitness community the gift of her knowledge by bringing a fresh and innovative approach to fitness. She is the creator of the internationally renowned program intenSati. She is also the co-creator and designer of Power Strike, a hugely successful martial arts based exercise regime.
To learn more about Patricia and intenSati click on

erika shannon Erika Shannon is a New York-based fitness professional, dancer, and choreographer. She teaches at Equinox Fitness Clubs, has worked as a movement consultant for Adidas, and appears in six fitness DVDs with mentor and friend Patricia Moreno. Erika is certified in Group Fitness with the American Council on Exercise (ACE), Schwinn Indoor Cycling, and Can-Fit Pro, and has presented internationally at Can-Fit Pro (Canada), Adidas Headquarters (Germany), Lululemon (New York), and assisted at ECA World Fitness (New York) with Moreno, Lisa Wheeler, Tony Stone, and fitness dance diva Calvin Wiley in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. Erika is the former Director of Operations for Sati Life (, where she co-created the intenSati Leader Training Program in 2007.

Erika is also passionate about living at a healthy weight. In 2004 Erika lost 30 pounds with Weight Watchers and it changed her life. She is very proud to have been featured on national television, in print, and online as a spokesperson for Weight Watchers, and believes with all her heart that it is the best and most comprehensive weight loss program that exists on the market today.

This is Erika's first summer teaching at Summer Kicks and she has been christened the studio's newest STAR!!!!

Betsy Cast Betsy Cast: A master of motivation and movement, Betsy has been a gymnast and a competitive athlete all her life. Betsy uses those skills in her classes to personally train you.

She has been a part of the Philadelphia fitness scene for 5 years. Her signature class, Rush Hour, was developed with the "girl/guy on the go" mentality. Betsy is a senior instructor in intenSati and the martial arts based workout, Powerstrike! Betsy's energy and spirit is contagious. She loves what she does, and it shows. Betsy is an ACE certified personal trainer and has been featured in two DVD's, Kickbox Yoga Fusion, and Kickbox- Core -CrossTrain. She began as a protege of the great Patricia Moreno. She became Patricia's first intenSati teacher and Betsy was the first Certified Power Strike teacher.

To be in her class, is to witness bravery, tremendous talent, and pure goodness. Summer Kicks is honored to welcome her to our team.

Asa Fornander Asa Fornander is a Nike Elite Instructor and a member of the prestigious Nike Instructor Team Sweden. She presents at conventions all over the world and has danced in commercials, music videos and TV-productions on MTV Europe and National Swedish TV.

At Summer kicks she will teaching strong athletic cardio sculpt classes defined by core work and functional training exercises to improve your inner strenght, balance and flexibility, as well as your posture. Smooth transitions, high pace and fun movements will guarantee peek intensity for a high fat burning hour each morning.

Please check out her website,

Marvin Foster Jr Marvin Foster Jr is an International Fitness Presenter, Choreographer and Dancer. Based in both New York City and Istanbul, Marvin travels the globe to teach Dance and Mind/Body Wellness with some of the most elite companies and organizations in the world. He is a featured Choreographer on Istanbul’s “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”, as well as an original cast member in the Off-Broadway production of Miss Saigon. Marvin was also featured in Men’s Health Magazine SEPTEMBER 2008 & MARCH 2009, ARENA Magazine 2007 Turkiye and Rolling Stone 2007.
markhendricks (42K) Mark Hendricks was born and raised in Sussex County NJ. He is one of NYC most sought after teachers. Marks fitness career started 7 years ago, as a group fitness instructor for small independent clubs in NJ. He has presented at City of Hope, IDEA and is star of 2 Cia videos. He has created the immensely popular PureStrength classes and teaches them exclusively for Equinox in NYC and Summer Kicks in East Hampton.
Corey on Swing Corey Hill is one of the youngest upcoming outstanding professionals on the New York City fitness scene. His classes have been recognized by ABC and Out magazine as some of the most extreme and fun workouts in New York! His CORE series—CORE Booty Blast, CORE Upper Cuts, and CORE Ab Blast—as well as COREYography and SPLASH! classes can be found exclusively at Equinox fitness clubs in New York City. Corey is also part of the David Barton Gym and Chelsea Piers fitness teams.

Corey is originally from Cleveland, OH where he trained with the Dee Hillier Dance Company and is a graduate of the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. He also holds a wide variety of certifications. Corey has performed on Broadway and national tours, and has choreographed and worked with a number of Grammy-winning and Billboard-chart topping artists from around the world.

nick in hat Nick Beyeler of
World Aerobics Champion.
kyle with hoop Kyle Neven, direct from Los Angeles, is a celeb trainer & motivator. He develops group exercise programs for the worlds premier fitness clubs and teaches some of the most popular classes in the country. Kyle is the on camera trainer and choreographer for the TLC reality show "BALLROOM BOOTCAMP." Kyle has been featured in People, Elle, Shape and was the cover model for Mens Exercise Magazine. This is his fifth year teaching the Summer Kickers. Welcome home Kyle.
Steve Boedt Steve Boedt of
DearinPreister (69K) Dearin Preister
-Stockholm Sweden
philip_gray_logo_009 (43K) Philip Gray of Philip Gray Fitness
Philip has his own line of fabulous fashions in addition to being a most fun teacher.
PaulKatami (68K) Paul Katami has been in the fitness industry since 1998. Since then Paul has studied and been nationally certified as both a group fitness instructor and personal trainer by the American Council on Exercise, AFAA, UCLA Fitness, and is an international continuing education presenter. Paul programmed successful group fitness programs for UCLA, UCLA Rehabilitation Center, Crunch, Sports Club Los Angeles, and more. His forward thinking fitness programs have been featured in several DVD workouts, TV shows, Magazines, and his branded group fitness classes are in many gyms across the US and Canada. He is currently Group Fitness Manager of the Equinox club in Pasadena.
Stacey Lei Kraus Stacey Lei Kraus is Nike Elite Instructor accredited with ACSM, ACE, AFAA, 10 years of dance training and over 20 years in the fitness industry. Stacey is most recognized for her award-winning signature workout, willPower & grace™, and specializing in barefoot training methods. As a student of Reiki, she approaches performance enhancement through a body-mind-spirit, lifestyle integrated practice.

Stacey Lei is a master trainer and on the program development team for The Nautilus Institute, BOSU, Peak Pilates MVe, and a freelance writer.

Stephanie Levinson Stephanie Levinson

A competitive all-around gymnast through college, she fell in love with group fitness with her very first class. While working towards a business degree at Tulane University , Stephanie completed her first of many fitness certifications and began training to become an instructor. Since the start of her fitness career, she has been a medalist in the National Aerobic Championships, and has earned numerous certifications and master trainer degrees in various disciplines of exercise. Stephanie has presented classes and workshops in numerous cities such as Miami , Aspen , London , Sydney , Tokyo , and Madrid . Her workouts have been featured in several publications including Fitness Magazine, NY Times, and Best Life.

She currently teaches a variety of group fitness classes at Equinox, The Sports Club LA/NY, and Reebok Sports Club/NY. And after extensively studying topics ranging from physiology to metabolism, nutrition to neuroplasticity, Stephanie has been leading workshops designed to give participants the necessary knowledge to get the most out of their workouts and to develop healthier lifestyle habits. She has designed and stared in two fitness DVDs, and has recently launched a fitness program for kids called My First Group Fitness Class!


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