About Carla Zeitlin
CORE Personal Fitness Trainer & Pilates Instructor, Based in Los Angeles, California
Carla Zeitlin, M.S., M.F.T., N.A.S.M., A.F.A.A, W.F.F.C.P.,
S.T.A.R.T., and STOTT PILATES CERTIFIED
Carla Zeitlin, the driving force behind CORE, is a lifelong fitness enthusiast and competitive athlete. With more than 20 years of aggregated sports and fitness experience, Carla draws on leading techniques to optimize her clientele’s CORE (abdominals, lower back, hips and glutes) workouts. Carla’s training philosophy includes an integrative approach to training that integrates the most effective training systems of today, specifically: Balance and Coordination training, Stabilization Training, Pilates, Plyometrics, Reaction Training, and Traditional Weight Training.
Carla holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Cal State Northridge and a B.A. in Sports Psychology from UC Berkeley. In addition, she holds the following top professional fitness certifications and qualifications:
- National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
- Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
- World Federation of Fitness and Conditioning Professionals (WFFCP)
- Stott Pilates Certification
- American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) membership
- Soft Tissue Alignment and Restructuring Technique (START)
- Trained in Thai Yoga Massage
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid (CPR)
- Water Safety and Lifesaving Certification
Among Carla’s other major fitness-related accomplishments, she has won nationally televised fitness competitions including The American Gladiators (1995) and Knights and Warriors (1994). She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Womensports Magazine, Soccer International Magazine and other press, and had her own syndicated health and fitness column, published in six California newspapers. Carla is also an occasional contributor to cbnaturalliving.com with a focus on fitness. Carla was Head Soccer Coach and Weight Lifting Instructor at Santa Monica College. She also coached soccer, volleyball, and softball at: Santa Monica High School, Beverly Hills High School, and Crossroads School. Carla holds two black belts (2nd Degree) in Sankukai Karate and Goshindo Ju-Jitsu. She is also an avid motorcyclist.
Carla feels blessed to be able to work in a field that she loves. It also allows her the flexibility to spend quality time with her other great love, her wonderful, amazing, son! Take a look at photos of Carla’s son doing his CORE-training!
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