Fit Tech Talk

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How technology enables consumers to manage their fitness lifestyles across multiple outlets.

Join us for a panel discussion on how technology is evolving the fitness experience. From content to accessibility, startups are changing the way people curate their wellness ecosystem, track their journey, and achieve optimal results.

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A former consultant and Wharton grad, Alexandra sampled every workout possible during her years traveling as a consultant. Frustrated with exercise myths and methods that didn't offer her the results she craved, she took matters into her own hands and created Bari Studio, an addictive and effective workout method with a cult following, multiple locations, coveted pop-ups, and an ever-growing digital presence.

During her eight years operating fitness studios, Alexandra discovered an industry-wide pain point: the lack of a centralized platform & community where fitness professionals, companies and brands could connect. Driven by her industry-insider experience and entrepreneurial spirit, Alexandra was inspired to create Talent Hack, where fitness professionals can find jobs and opportunities, connect with brands, network and grow.

Shayna Schmidt is co-founder and VP of operations at Livekick, a private fitness service offering 1-on-1 training and yoga over live 2-way video. Shayna is a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach with almost a decade of in-person training under her belt as well as the experience of starting her own personal training and meal prep coaching business prior to co-founding Livekick.

Her certifications include her CPT from NASM, nutrition coaching certification from Precision Nutrition, TRX Suspension Training, TriggerPoint therapy, kettlebells, Pre & Postnatal Fitness, and more. She has been featured on Well + Good, in Shape magazine, & more for her expertise. Shayna leads the hiring and training of the global Livekick team of fitness professionals, while also managing member happiness and daily operations.

Mallory is a freelance health and fitness writer as well as a certified ACE personal trainer. She has learned and written about a wide range of topics from exercise science to preventative medicines.

Previously, she has worked at highly reputable health magazines such as Family Circle and Shape. When she isn’t writing, Mallory can be found training clients and finding fun new exercise classes throughout New York City.

Yamisi's career in fitness began from a childhood of sports (ballet, swimming, tennis, softball, track). As an avid basketball player in New York City in high school and a brief collegiate experience, this path lead her to coaching and training athletes since her graduation from Vanderbilt University in 2003. After leaving her career in Finance, she made a full transition to Health and Wellness.

Completing a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition from Long Island University, Yamisi’s knowledge, expertise, and research for the last 16 years has enabled her to train more than just athletes. She is currently the Head Trainer/Personal Training Manager of Nova Fitness Innovation, a fitech startup that merges cutting edge technology with fitness through Electro Muscle Stimulation (EMS).