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Meet The Staff

Silver Stars Fitness trainers and instructors are all certified and experienced professionals that are specifically trained to design fitness programs and teach classes for the baby boomer & older adult/senior fitness enthusiast. Our staff is not only chosen for their credentials, but for their passion and high level of communication skills. At Silver Stars, we consider ourselves to not only be trainers and instructors, but coaches and teachers that are dedicated to helping you accomplish your health & fitness goals.


Fitness Director

Trainer/Massage Therapist


Nutrition Coach and Chef

Personal TRAINER


Jason Greenspan

Jason is the founder and CEO of Silver Stars Fitness. He has over twenty years experience working with the baby boomer & beyond client.

Jason is certified as a Senior Fitness Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, in addition to holding certifications from the American Council on Exercise, National Strength & Conditioning Association and the United States Professional Tennis Association. He has authored two fitness books, lectures throughout the country, has been featured in the NY Post, Washington Post, Men’s Fitness and Crain’s Magazine and has appeared on NY1 and CBS with Dr. Max Gomez.

Emma Sohlberg

Emma is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine with a specialty in corrective excercise. She grew up a trained dancer and pursued that passion at the University of Michigan where she recieved her BFA in musical theatre. Emma has a diverse fitness background ranging from CrossFit to Pilates. Since moving to New York she has helped clients reach their fitness goals in many settings-beginning as a personal trainer for Equinox, and then taking up group fitness for corporate clients and private in home training. Today, she works with clients of all ages and fitness levels in both group classes and private training. She believes in maintaining a positive and high energy atmosphere, and making fitness fun!

Lori Garibotto

Lori is a licensed massage therapist, certified NASM trainer and a certified health & wellness coach.

In addition, she received a B.S. in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition program from Lehman college.

Lori has a passion for learning , living a healthy lifestyle and helping others improve their well- being.

Julie Kramer

Julie is a national certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor with over 20 years of experience. She made a life changing career decision in 2001 to leave her corporate job in Human Resources to pursue fitness full time. Julie enjoys changing lives in a positive way with her motivating and upbeat fitness approach which will inspire you to work to your potential and enjoy exercising at the same time.

Julie’s Training Philosophy: Diets have a beginning and end while a healthy lifestyle is forever.

Specializations: Weight loss and management, and balance training, sports performance training, post-rehabilitation, Interval training, boot camps, small group training, maintaining and improving bone density, joint issues.

Colleen Cavanaugh

Bio to come.

Debra Ianelli

Bio to come.

Jeannie Lee

Jeannie is certified as a personal trainer, a health/nutrition coach and a chef. She has been a health, fitness, and wellness expert for over a decade. In addition, Jeannie has been an accomplished professional in the food and fitness industry working for gyms, fine dining restaurants, cooking schools, and private residential networks.

She combines her expertise as a chef with her healthy lifestyle and nutrition coaching to help individuals find delicious ways to better health. She understands everyone is unique and different and believes the best approach to better health is empowering her clients with knowledge and practice through small changes that add up over time.

Brett Berger

Brett Berger has been a Certified Personal Trainer since 2006 and specializes in Senior Fitness, Functional Training, and Orthopedic Exercise.

Ann Fosteris

Ann has experience training clients of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels but her specialty is older adult exercise. She is well trained in orthopedic exercise, so if you have a knee, shoulder, hip, or low back concern, Ann will help you work within your comfort zone and design your program to be fun too!

Andrea Colabufo

Andrea started her journey as a NYC based professional dancer. After a successful 20 year long career, Andrea was eager to pursue her passion of assisting others on their path of wellness. Andrea is a Yoga Alliance Instructor and Personal Trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She has lead some of the highest end fitness classes in New York including Physique57 and Fithouse.

Andrea is excited to be part of the Silver Stars team and hopes to bring her unique approach and inspire others on their movement journey!

Daniel Sierra

Daniel began his career in fitness in 2009, training with people of all ages and backgrounds in a high energy, safe and nurturing environment. Daniel is keen on continuing in this field and applying the full range of his creative skills at Silver Stars. He specializes in Strength, Conditioning, Mobility and Flexibility; with concentrations in Kettlebells, Kickboxing and Yoga.

Daniel is certified under the World Instructor Training Schools, 
along with his 200 Hour Yoga Alliance certification.

Elizabeth Cornell

Since 1993, I’ve been a NYS licensed massage therapist and certified craniosacral therapist. I use a careful and respectful touch to listen closely to your body and devise a special treatment plan to meet your particular needs. In addition to bodywork, my training and professional background also include communications, teaching composition and literature, and critical thinking. I also repair guitars and enjoy playing music with friends. I draw from all of these experiences to bring a unique sensibility and depth to my bodywork practice. I look forward to helping you, whether you’re looking for an hour of bliss or want to reduce chronic stress and physical pain.

Kristian Guy

Bio to come.

Alex Greenspan

Founder of Outreach Physical and Occupational Therapy and Speech Rehabilitation, PLLC.

Alex Greenspan received a B.S. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Mr. Greenspan went on to earn a Masters in Science in Physical Therapy from Touro College in New York City and then furthered his education, receiving a certification in strength and conditioning training (CSCS).

Alex Greenspan is experienced with orthopedic injuries including ligament sprains and repairs, chronic-acute arthritis, osteoporosis and post surgical rehabilitation. He also treats neurological disorders including Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

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