Katrina Wolf (owner)
Katrina is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Certified Senior Fitness Specialist. She has been a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant since 1997 and brings her over 20 years experience working in physical therapy to your home.
Katrina has had her own ups and downs in her fitness journey. Reclaiming her own health and strength though a healthy lifestyle has inspired her to do the same for others. Working with the senior population for 20+ years she has combined her love of improving peoples lives with her love of fitness. At Agewell Senior Fitness she is able to use her gift of motivating people along with her wealth of knowledge in working with medical conditions and exercise to the community of Frederick County MD.
Her areas of expertise include Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke/CVA, neurological conditions and frail elderly with multiple diagnoses. She has also worked as a personal trainer with clients following joint replacements or other significant surgeries, to continue recovery after their course of physical therapy has been completed.
Contact Katrina to see how she can help you reach your goals of improved quality of life.
Bernadette is an ACSM certified personal trainer and a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She brings 20+ years of experience working with various types of injuries, acute and chronic conditions, and a vast amount of experience working with the aging population.
Bernie’s career in Physical Therapy stemmed from her love of playing sports as a child and grew after experiencing a traumatic sports related injury. She overcame this devastating set back which has inspired her to do the same for others.
Bernie eventually began working with the senior population in a home care setting and developed a new love for working with aging adult persons. She has a passion for keeping the aging population as mobile and independent as possible. At Agewell Senior Fitness she is able to apply her wealth of knowledge in working with medical conditions and personal experiences to motivate others to overcome barriers and keep their independence and quality of life.
She now specializes as a certified personal trainer working with the senior population with acute and chronic medical conditions. These include generalized deconditioning, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, cancer, orthopedic and neurological conditions.
Bernadette is also the owner of Thrive Physical Therapy. If you think you might need physical therapy check out Thrive’s Web page.
Bernadette earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UMBC in 1993, a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the UMES in 1998 and a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in 2014. She has taken extensive continuing education classes in manual therapy from University of St. Augustine, Michigan State Osteopathic School of Medicine and the Jones Institute to improve the lives of those that live with chronic pain and biomechanical dysfunctions.
Bernadette enjoys continuing on her path of fitness in her spare time working out, running, and hiking or doing outdoor activities with her husband, daughter and dog.
AAAI/ISMA certified Personal Training 10 + years
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 7 years
Certified Yoga instructor
Chelsea Fallstich is a free lance health and wellness professional with 10+ years of experience in therapeutic exercise, functional movement patterns, balance, stretching and preventative care through physical movement. Chelsea’s passion for exercise and its use as a therapeutic tool began in 2008 after completing the AAAI/ISMA personal training course and obtaining her CPT. She spent 4 years working in a corporate gym setting focusing her training toward those with pre-existing and chronic conditions including but not limited to Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Lymphedema, Lupus, high blood pressure, RA as well those with visual and auditory impairments. It was during this time that Chelsea began to witness first hand the immense role exercise played in the management and reduction of symptoms that are associated with many chronic conditions and diseases.
Chelsea graduated from Anne Arundel Community College in 2013 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree after completing the CAPTE accredited CACHE Physical Therapist Assistant program in Arnold, MD. She has been a licensed and practicing PTA for 7 years, specializing in Geriatrics, stroke rehabilitation, joint replacement, Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism and cardiac/cardiopulmonary disease. Her previous experience as a CPT has allowed her the ability to use creativity and diversity in her exercise prescriptions that are both effective and fun.
Chelsea’s education and experience as a CPT and LPTA has been coupled with a 12+ year yoga practice consisting heavily on breath work, body awareness and mindfulness. She is a huge advocate of incorporating yoga techniques and methods into exercise to improve function and to provide a learning tool for the individual that teaches them how to utilize their breath during and outside of exercise to optimize health and well being. She recently completed a 4 month- 200-hour Vinyasa teacher training and is now RYT with Yoga Alliance. Chelsea’s yoga practice includes but is not limited to; Hot yoga, Vinyasa, Yin, Ashtanga and the Bikram Method.
Growing up in a military family, Chelsea had the opportunity to live in many different parts of the world and the United States which has allowed her exposure to many different cultures, languages, religions and life styles which has helped with reinforce adaptability and more importantly the idea of individuality. She recognizes that each exercise prescription and method of delivery should be customized to meet the needs unique to the individual. Her military upbringing has helped nurture her passion for travel which has taken her to 7 countries in the last 3 years. In additional to traveling, Chelsea’s hobbies include hiking, kayaking, reading and cooking.
Contact Agewell Senior Fitness to see how we can help you reach your goals.