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Kabari Wellness Institute

Kabari Chiropractic

Start to Fit

Personal Training

Discover the benefits of personal training and corrective exercises!

Set the stage for a healthier future. We have a variety of training packages to choose from with experienced personal trainers and coaches who can accommodate your busy schedule.

  • Targeted exercises for newly reactivated muscles
  • Reduce injury risk
  • Personal trainers are inexpensive
  • Long-term guidance and motivation
  • Accountability and putting the “personal” in your training
  • Variety and creativity
  • Learn life-long skills
  • Learn effective and efficient techniques
  • Lose stubborn fat
  • Great resource

MEET OUR PERSONAL TRAINERS

Gabrielle “Gigi” Sciotti

I am a retired Court Reporter with the NYS Office of Court Administration. Since the job required long hours of sitting and only my fingers getting a workout, I appreciated early on the importance of incorporating exercise into my daily routine. I exercised regularly but at the age of 48 decided to up my game and began competing in Triathlons at the encouragement of a friend.

After only five weeks of training, I completed my first sprint level triathlon and was hooked. Since that time I have completed several spring level triathlons, three half iron triathlons, numerous 5ks, 10ks, half marathons and marathons, including 2 Goofy Challenges (two days of racing; half marathon and full marathon) and 3 Dopey Challenges ( 4 days of racing: 5k, 10k, half and full marathon.) In 2019, I competed at Duathlon Nationals in Greenville and qualified for Team USA and will compete in the Netherlands at the Age Group Worlds in Duathlon in 202: thanks to COVID and 2020 being postponed.

Upon retirement for the Court System I received my certification from ISSA for Personal Training. I have worked at Maximum Fitness as a personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 3 years. I teach Boot Camp, Women’s Strength Training and Spin as well as pop up Run classes to help clients train for a 5k each fall. During the pandemic I started a Facebook Group called “Maximum at Home Workout Challenge” to keep my clients active and strong and to keep them “Sticking to the Plan”.

I did this to help my clients through a difficult time and to let them know I am there for them and am committed to their fitness journey. As a trainer I am their biggest cheerleader and supporter. Their success is my greatest achievement.

I also received my certification from Silver Sneakers for Silver Sneakers Foundation, Circuit and Yoga classes. As part of my continuing education, I also became certified in Marathon Training, Small Group Training, Specific Nutrition and Exercise for Hip Replacement and Exercise for Knee Problems.

I was a member of Dr. Kabari’s Boot Camp for 3 + years as well as a client of his for personal training. I feel that I learned from the best and I am excited to be a part of his team at the Kabari Wellness Institute.

Melanie “Mel” Rhinehart

I’m proof that “Sticking to the Plan” works!  Every fitness journey begins with the first step, regardless of where you start.  My journey to becoming a personal trainer started 5 years ago when I lost over a 100 pounds. I was still not feeling healthy, so I took the next step and started training with Dr. Kabari. My goal was to gain muscle and tone. The result –  I fell completely in love with working out and the support I found in fitness classes. Under Dr. Kabari, I became a Fitness Coach and achieved my professional certification in Personal Training and Weight Management Specialist from the International Sports Sciences Association . I am also a ISSA Certified Kickboxing Instructor.  I love teaching quick-paced, creative classes that cater to all fitness levels, like High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Tabata and Kettlebells. My other classes include Butts-Guts-Guns, Spin, Spin-Sculpt, and Athletic Intervals (geared towards student athletes). I am accepting new personal training clients. Whether you are looking for a complete one-on-one program, guidance building a program or feeling overwhelmed by the equipment choices in the gym, we can work together to create a fitness plan that works for you!

Gizeli O’Connor

Start To Fit at Finger Lakes Health Institute welcomes Gizeli O’Connor our Zumba, kickfit and Hiit instructor.

She worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years as a Health and Fitness consultant, gym manger and has taught many health and fitness classes. But, her passion has always been dancing which quickly translated into teaching Zumba. Gizeli is passionate about getting YOU moving and being YOUR BEST SELF.

Growing up in Brazil, Gizeli spent many years playing Volleyball and Soccer. She holds a Master in Business Administration and certificates in both Zumba and Kickfit classes. In 2015 Gizeli moved to the Finger Lakes region. When she is not at the gym, she enjoys spending her leisure time with her husband and child.

Liam Sullivan

Liam graduated from Romulus Central School in 2010 where he played varsity football, track, basketball and wrestling. He is currently working on B.S. in Exercise Science from Brockport by summer 2021.

Liam is motivated by the desire to push the boundaries of human performance and challenge individuals to be their best. At an early age he was inclined in using exercise and fitness to achieve this goal. He is a CrossFit Level One Certified Coach and also a USA Powerlifting Club Coach. Outside of fitness he is passionate about his community, family and education.