Accepting. Welcoming. Incredibly positive experience that feels as though each class is customized to meet me exactly where I am at that moment spiritually, emotionally and physically.
Natalie Spadaccino, M.S., has an Associates of Science Degree from Briarwood College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and a Master of Science Degree in Human Performance/Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Nutrition from Southern Connecticut State University. Her certifications include: American College of Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiologist Certification; Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA); Spinning Instructor; Resist-A-Ball Advanced Instructor Certification; Fitness Yoga Certification; Physical Mind Institute Pilates Certification, CPR/AED Certification, PiYo Certfication, & Balletone Sole Synthesis and Standing Flow.
Natalie has been teaching group exercise since 1989 and continues to learn and keep all certifications current through workshops and fitness education seminars. She currently teaches group exercise classes for various companies/studios and works for ConnectiCare as an Exercise Physiologist/Wellness Trainer, teaching lectures and providing health screenings for participating companies. She has also been an adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University teaching in the Exercise Science/Human Performance Department.
Natalie owns her own business called Joyful Movement and has filmed two of her own exercise videos. She also appeared in five exercise videos with fitness expert Ellen Barrett. Natalie has an honest passion for group exercise and loves being able to share this passion with her students. She has been teaching group classes for 30 years and truly believes that exercise can and should be fun.