Sotera Chelini

My Certifications

ISSA Master Trainer

The ISSA Master Trainer credential is awarded only to distinguished ISSA Certified Trainers who have proven their competence in personal training and developed expertise in five additional areas of concentration through specialization certifications. This esteemed knowledge means personalized programs and targeted results for any type of client.

ISSA Certified Master Trainer

ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer

It's no secret - fitness training has been proven to prevent disease, strengthen your health and improve your confidence and outlook on life. As a certified fitness trainer, I'm deeply trained in everything from muscle mechanics to flexibility and cardiovascular dynamics. So if you want to live a stronger and more confident life, I've got the training and the expertise to help you every step of the way.

ISSA Certified Elite Trainer

As an Elite Trainer, I can provide a comprehensive foundation of both the science and the practice of Personal Training, Fitness Nutrition/Coaching, and fitness programing for special populations by properly assessing, training, and motivating the general population, clients that need fitness nutrition coaching, athletes, youth, clients with chronic conditions, and seniors.

ISSA Certified Nutrition Specialist

By implementing nutritional science and nutritional practices, this allows me to successfully guide my clients toward a healthier and better body through proper nutrition. In addition to the fundamentals of nutritional science, I combine a comprehensive approach to assist clients in establishing better nutritional practices, tackle issues such as digestion problems, metabolism, energy transfer and balance, and the structure and function of macronutrients and micronutrients.

This is done through preparing, collecting, and evaluating preliminary information. From there, I can offer nutrition and supplement suggestions, help my clients set goals, using outcome-based nutrition coaching and practical plans to help my clients overcome common challenges. I make adjustments as needed along the way, and provide continuing ongoing support.


ISSA Certified Nutritionist

Whether you want to gain muscle, lose fat, or live healthily, your limiting factor usually lies beyond exercise. Poor nutrition is what holds people back. As a certified specialist in this area, I can help you dispel the common myths about nutrition, and then work with you to design a \"real world\" nutrition plan that you can actually stick with and enjoy.

ISSA Certified Transformation Specialist

My role as a Transformation Specialist integrates the theory of behavioral change with practical strategies for influencing behavioral patterns as they relate to physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Using skills which focus on behavioral change techniques, motivational interviewing, positive psychology, commitment strategies, Flow, and the experience sampling method to affectively shift a client's behavior to increase motivation and a help move th client from "surviving" to "thriving, creating a positive self-image, as well as physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

Bodybuilding Specialist

As a Bodybuilding Specialist, I work with bodybuilders to effectively help them with their training, recovery, motivation, and nutritional strategies to prepare them for their bodybuilding success; whether this be hypertrophy/adding muscle mass, preparing for a competition, or just living a strong fit lifestyle as a bodybuilder.

ISSA Certified Glute Specialist

ISSA Tactical Conditioning Specialist

DNA-Based Fitness Coach

As a DNA-Based Fitness Coach, I am able to administer DNA testing and evaluate over 30 genetic identifiers related to how an individual responds to different types of exercise, nutrition, and motivation techniques. With this information, I can provide unique and personalized programs, get more and even better results for everyone — weight loss clients, athletes, and general health and prevention.

ISSA Certified Genetics-Based Program Designer

Whether your goals are weight loss or athletic performance based, your genetics are the only constant the workout program should be based on! As a certified specialist in this area, I can provide you with the genetic test to uncover your individual needs. Based off those results I can build a personalized fitness and nutrition program removing all the guesswork to help you achieve your goals.

Corrective Exercise Specialist

As a Corrective Exercise Specialist, I first identify the complex factors associated with poor movement patterns and correct them with simple methods using evidence-based corrective exercise interventions to help restore physical performance, improve physical performance, and reduce injury risk for those with movement dysfunctions.

ISSA Specialist in Exercise Therapy

All too often, people suffering from debilitating medical conditions are inclined to think that fitness doesn't apply to them. In reality, fitness is even more vitally important to those who are recovering from medical care. As a certified specialist in exercise therapy, I can help you design a fitness program that works around your condition, giving you a healthier and brighter future to look forward to.

ISSA Specialist in Strength & Conditioning

Until recently, most people believed that power athletes are born and not made. That has changed. Modern training techniques can make anybody faster, stronger, and more powerful. Athletes at all levels - from grade school to the NFL - can sharpen their competitive edge with the help of an expert trainer. As a certified specialist in this area, I can help you expand your body's capacity for challenging athletic feats while remaining strong and free from injury.

ISSA Certified Kickboxing Instructor

ISSA Online Coach Certification

NSCA Member

The NSCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit international education association with an active voice in the news for advancements in the field of strength and conditioning.  The NSCA is the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, supporting and disseminating research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.  The NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. Its initiatives are governed by a board of nine directors and managed by an executive director and staff to carry out business.