CREDENTIALS 


PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF TEXTILES AND SCIENCE
Bachelor of Science May 1982

AAAI
Personal Trainer Certificate
August 2007

NATIONAL PERSONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE

Degree in Personal Training
600 hour Full-Time 6 month course including, Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition,
Program & Protocol Design, and In-Gym Personal Training Practicum
July 2007 through January 2008

A-CPT (NCCA accredited) – Advanced Personal Training Certification
April 2008

AAAI/ISMA CONVENTION
Mind/Body Personal Trainer
Holistic Health Coach
June 2009

TRX Suspension Training Certification
Fitness Anywhere
October 2010

FITNESS FEST ARIZONA
Kettle-Bell Training  w/Danny Sawaya
Progressive Pilates w/June Kahn
Bender Method Fitness w/Leslie Bender
Exercise Science Lecture Series w/Len Kravitz PhD
April 2011

YOGAFIT INTERNATIONAL
RYT 200 – Yoga Instructor
Additional modules in
Senior Yoga
Yoga for Children
Hot Yoga
Yoga Props
October 2011 through August 2012

My programs incorporate healthy nutrition advice combined with effective exercise routines in order to maximize your results.
 
My unique approach to fitness training is designed to provide short-term results and long-term maintenance. Dan Cantor Fitness functional fitness programs will create “muscle intelligence” that will give you a great body, allow you to move easily, feel great, and prevent injury. My Enlightened MovementTM  programs provide tools and techniques to help athletes excel and less fit adults with a safe and effective path to improved strength stability and mobility.


My certificates include:


  • A-CPT (Advanced Certificate in Personal Training)
  • ​Exercise Program Design (CPDS)
  • RYT200 – Yoga Alliance certified
  • RYT500 – Therapeutic Yoga Instructor
  • Mind/Body Personal Training
  • Holistic Health Trainer
  • TRX Suspension Trainer
  • Certified Kettle Bell Coach


I have trained everyone from athletes to couch potatoes. I my personal training techniques work well with beginners, seniors, teens, soccer moms, and busy business executives. I will make sure you get the most effective workout in the shortest possible time so that you can get back to your busy schedule.

I have designed fitness and training programs geared toward weight loss, for building strength and adding muscle, functional fitness, full body toning, as well as core and leg focused programs. If you are looking for someone to help you make those changes that you have not been able to achieve on your own, I have the knowledge and personal training experience to help get you to your goals.

When you train with me, you will get a great work out and have fun!


My in home personal training workouts are complete, compact, and effective. They will stimulate all your energy systems and help you to develop, muscular strength, endurance, power, balance, and flexibility. My warm and friendly manner will put you at ease as I gently guide you through your workout routine, or kick your butt if that is what you need! I have all the tools and use techniques required for certain success, all in the privacy of your own home.

I understand the difficulties in getting significant, lasting results. You did not get out of shape in one day and it will take a real commitment to achieve significant results. In over 25 years of corporate management, I developed great coaching skills to help you overcome bad habits.

No matter what your condition or capabilities, I will give you a great workout every time, keeping it interesting, pushing you to your limits, getting the results you need.


Dan Cantor Fitness will help you:


  • Assess your physical condition and design a plan to meet your specific needs
  • Evaluate your fitness goals and provide additional guidance
  • Design a nutritional plan and help you improve your eating habits
  • Teach you many exercises, routines, and proper exercise techniques
  • Improve your appearance and self-esteem
  • Improve your health and overall quality of life
  • Improve your mental alertness and memory
  • Gain lean muscle, tighten your middle, and lose unwanted fat
  • Tone up & lose those pounds you have not been able to lose on your own
  • Reach your fitness & weight loss goals


I have continued my training in Yoga and Therapeutic Yoga, along with Functional Yoga Therapy, Myofascial Release Therapy, including trigger point and myofascial stretching, Pranayama Breathing techniques, Meditation, and Trauma release. I have trained with some of the best instructors at Kripalu and Integrative Yoga Therapy in order to bring my clients the most effective tools to help them heal holistically in all levels of their being.

Dan Cantor is experienced, knowledgeable, mature, reliable & effective.

Personal Trainer Fitness

Comprehensive Health and Fitness Training. 

I established my fitness business over 10 years ago upon graduation from "The National Personal Training Institute" where I developed a great understanding of fitness, exercise science, nutrition, and the systems of the body. I've continued my education while running my in-home personal training full time. I've worked with a lot of wonderful people and I've had many great success stories improving strength, mobility, flexibility, and body composition for my clients.


I love to help people get fit and feel better! 


When starting a new fitness program it's important to work with a professional who has the knowledge and experience to design a safe and effective workout program that accounts for all of your specific circumstances. Whether you're looking to build muscle mass and size, get stronger, become buff or toned, lose weight, or if you're an older person or couple with injury or joint issues, you lack flexibility, and don't know how to get started, especially if you've never workout out before,

I can help you!


No matter your age, fitness level or physical condition I can create a program for you!


TRX suspension training

INTRO TO BREATH CENTERED YOGA
Workshop w/Leslie Kaminoff
Krishnamacharya lineage
February 2013

PRANAYAMA & MEDITATION
75 hrs w/Jonathan Faust & Larissa Hall Carlson
Babaji Kripalu lineage
November 2013

FUNCTIONAL YOGA THERAPY – Level 1
50 hrs – w/Maria (Kalima) Mendola
Mukunda Stiles lineage
February 2014

BREATH-BODY-MIND – Level 1
Workshop w/Richard Brown MD, Patricia Gerbarg MD
Tai Chi, Yoga Nidra, Resonant Breathing
March 2014

YOGA FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
Workshop w/Amy Weintraub
Movement, Breath, and Sound
May 2014

INTEGRATIVE YOGA THERAPY 300 HRS
RYT 500
– Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga
Samkhya, Hatha, Tantric Traditions Sublimely Intertwined
August 2013, through August 2014

PRIME OF LIFE YOGA
50 hrs – w/Larry Payne
Krishnamacharya lineage
August 2015


CERTIFIED KETTLEBELL COACH - LEVEL 1
Fit EDU
February 2017


CERTIFIED PROGRAM DESIGN SPECIALIST
National Sports Performance Association
December 2017

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