Feb 1, 2023
Ashley is thrilled to meet and welcome Anna Kaiser onto this weeks Bizzimumzi podcast episode.
Anna Kaiser is an American fitness authority and entrepreneur. After earning a BFA in Dance from the University of California in 2002 (Cum Laude), she studied kinesiology, sports medicine, and functional anatomy at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She then went on to acquire teaching certificates in Pre/Post Natal, Pilates, TRX (Total Body Resistance Exercise), and NASM (The National Academy of Sports Medicine), CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist).
Prior to committing to a career in fitness, Anna was a professional dancer and choreographer for over 20 years. Some of the highlights of her performance career include: resident choreographer for Live! W/Kelly, principal dancer/asst choreographer for Shakira’s “She Wolf” video, international tour of Fame!, Swing Dance America, Disney’s feature film Enchanted (principal dancer), Broadway’s 50th Anniversary of West Side Story, 50th Anniversary of Music Man, and the revival of Showboat at Carnegie Hall. She has traveled internationally as a company dancer and performed the works of Paul Taylor, Jose Limon, Donald McKayle, and Bob Fosse.
Her journey in fitness paralleled her career as a dancer. She wanted to find a way to fuse the fun and celebratory spirit of dance with the efficacy of interval training. Anna’s fitness career progressed as she lent her expertise to a number of workout programs including Beachbody’s Insanity and The Denise Austin Series. Her reputation for results quickly made her the preferred trainer of such celebrities as Kelly Ripa, Shakira, Karlie Kloss, Alicia Keys, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Her first DVD Expecting More: The Complete Pregnancy Fitness System for Fit and Healthy Moms-to-Be, received rave reviews internationally, and received a GOLD medal at the National Parenting Publications Awards. (NAPPA) She then released her signature workout “Happy Hour” DVD which sold out nationwide. In 2016 she co-hosted the prime-time ABC series “My Diet Is Better Than Yours.”. The following year, Anna collaborated with Target and C9Champion to create the Anna Kaiser Limited Edition Collection, available in all stores nationwide.
With over 20 years of experience in all facets of the wellness world, Anna has helped transform thousands of clients’ lives through her workout program and namesake boutique fitness company, Anna Kaiser Studios, and has become one of the industry’s most highly respected and reputable experts. Anna has been featured in Vogue, The NYTimes, NY Time Magazine, Business Insider, NY Post, People, US Weekly, SELF, Glamour, Shape, Hamptons Mag, WWD, E!, InStyle, W Magazine, Women’s Health, Well + Good, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Live! w/Kelly and Ryan and she was named one of Greatist’s Top 100 Most influential people in Health and Fitness. She is currently nominated for Fitness Trainer of the Year by the American Influencer Awards, was named “Reigning Queen of Fitness” by NBC, and was just added to the list of “Who’s Who in America.”
You can transform with Anna and her team on her international streaming platform, at one of her infamous retreats, or at one of her three luxury fitness studios located in NYC, East Hampton, New Canaan, CT (more info: annakaiserstudios.com). Follow her @theannakaiser on social
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