Marilyn Gansel, Personal Trainer

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Marilyn Gansel

Kent, CT US 06757

About Marilyn Gansel: Dr. Marilyn, inspiring greatness! Dr. Marilyn, educator and former founder and owner of Fitness Matters in Stamford and Kent, CT has been in the fitness business since 1993. Fitness Matters began as a personal training studio whose focus stemmed from client frustration with weight loss. Her credentials include Applied Doctor of Sports Psychology, advanced degrees in education and a certification by the American Council on Exercise for personal training. Her specialty certifications include program design for seniors, pre and postnatal, and cancer recovery. Certified by Coachville and the International Coach Federation as an ACC (Associate Certified Coach), she challenges coaching clients to identify unconscious patterns of resistance, and expand their possibilities by moving them out of their comfort zone to create an alignment of thoughts, feelings, and actions to become fully alive and get great results. Her coaching method is "Explore, Expand, and Evolve into YOU!". She coaches people who want to explore their options, expand their awareness, and evolve into greatness. She specializes in health, wellness, fitness, career transition, entrepreneurship, and personal empowerment. Dr. Marilyn is a member of ICF (International Coaching Federation). Founded in 1995, the ICF's core purpose is to advance the art, science, and practice of professional coaching. As the leading global coaching organization, the ICF is working toward this goal by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. Dr. Marilyn is also the host of an internet radio show "What's Weighing You Down?" on Thursday evenings 7 - 8 PM EST ( She is also the creator of an online game called "Play to Lose" WHATEVER...stress, weight, addiction.

ACE Certifications: Personal Trainer

Years Certified with ACE: 24 years

Programs & Rates: Contact me

Years in the Industry: 16-20 years

Specialties: Group Fitness
Functional Training
Nutrition for Health and Wellness
Weight Loss / Weight Management
Personal and Small Group Training
Balance Training
Bodyweight Training
Core Training
Flexibility Training
Functional Training
Special Populations and Conditions
Injury Prevention and Post Rehab
Myofascial Release
Older Adult
Overweight and Obesity
Pre-Post Natal
Women's Fitness
Specialized Equipment Training
Suspension Training


Personal Trainer Specific Information

Years of Experience: 16-20 years

Preferred Client Type: Athletes, Older Adult, Special Populations, Healthy Adult, Overweight, Other, Weight Loss, Personal Development

Client Training Locations: Home, Other, Skype and phone

Average Clients Weekly: 21+

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