Christine O’Leary-Torde

Christine Oleary Torde

HOMETOWN: North Reading, MA

CERTIFICATIONS: CFSC, NASM, Pronatal, FMS ,DVRT

FAVORITE GYM TOOL: Kettlebells and Ultimate Sandbag

TOP 3 ON MY PLAYLIST:  Cardi B, Beyonce, Bad Bunny

FAVORITE MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE: “no one is you, and that is your power”

Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Ava was trained as a dancer for nearly 15 years. Ava continued her dance training in college at Indiana University, where she graduated with a B.A. in Arts Management. 

After graduating college and moving to New York City in 2015, Ava continued her passion for human movement by diving into the fitness community. Ava became a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in 2017. She has since received a Level 1 certification in Kettlebell Athletics, and a certification as a Functional Strength Coach (CFSC) from Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. 

Christine has always had a love for movement and sports. She grew up an athlete playing almost every sport, but fell in love with Lacrosse and Soccer.  She played lacrosse at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield CT, which is how she ended up in NYC! Christine originally graduated from business school and worked in Digital Advertising at some of the top agencies and start ups in the world while being an instructor. However, her love of fitness and passion for helping others ,took her from part time instructor and coach to full time this past July! 

Catch her on the Turf teaching classes Tuesday, Wednesday nights and Saturday Mornings and training sessions Monday- Saturday!

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