Kate Stone has over 20 years of experience and the following certifications:
Medical Exercise Training Institute (METI)
-Medical Exercise Specialist (MES)
-Medical Exercise Specialist-Advanced (MES-A)
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
-Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
-Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
-Neuromuscular Stretch (NS)
-Special Populations (SP)
National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
-Post Rehabilitation Trainer (PRT)
CPT: This certification educated Kate about basic exercise and human movement science and affords her the ability to provide comprehensive fitness assessments, metabolism and bioenergetics work, and core balance and resistance training.
MES-A/MES/PRT/CES: The blended usage of these three certifications is what makes Kate exceptional in her field. Kate has the expertise to work with individuals with a multitude of medical pathologies. Conditions range from as simple as common sprains and strains, pre- and post- operative Orthopedic injuries and repairs, to complex such as Spinal dysfunctions, Neuromuscular disorders, Autoimmune deficiency, Fibromyalgia, Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), Hypertension, Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis, and Parkinson’s Disease, etc.
SP: This certification increases knowledge for work within special populations such as Senior, Women’s, and Youth Fitness.
PES: For those who are interested in improving their athletic abilities Kate is proficient within this span of practice as well. Whether you’re an active individual or an elite athlete, this certification specializes in pylometric, reactive, speed, agility, quickness, and sports performance training.
NS: For those seeking to increase range of motion, mobility, and improve their overall flexibility Kate is a trained professional in how to properly execute Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). This is an advanced form of flexibility where a client is taken through a range of motion (ROM) with a series of concentric and isometric (passive and active) muscle movements. Clients gain the most ROM in the shortest amount of time.