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618 Ulster Ave Kingston NY 12401

Meet Our Staff





 LAURYN STRICKLAND                                       

Lauryn K

Lauryn Kaznowski – BS in Exercise Science,MS in Therapeutic Recreation. Personal trainer and group exercise instructor since 2009. 

Lauryn believes that fitness is a way of life, people can start bad habits, or they can start good ones.  Making fitness part of your life is a habit, and one that does not take long to start enjoying.

As a fitness competitor, collegiate athlete and personal trainer, Lauryn is aware that every body has different needs. From nutrition to work outs; Lauryn can find what works for you! No yo-yo dieting, no binge eating and guilt associated  food. With Lauryn you can learn to eat the foods you enjoy while achieving the body you want and deserve! 













Rosanne K

Rosanne Kaznowski – has  recently become certified in both group exercise and personal training.  

She has followed a holistic path since 2006, first becoming a Reiki Master then adding studies such as Holistic Stress Management, Aromatherapy, Nutrition and Holistic Practitioner.  Rosanne also is the owner of Island Bronzed, and has Incorporated this into the Fitness Connection

I am very excited to be a part of this business, my passion for health and well being is an intricate part of how I teach my classes as well as my personal training sessions.  I am looking forward to seeing  the positive impact The Fitness Connection will have in people’s lives.





Personal Trainers




Eva is a certified personal trainer with a great passion for helping others. Being an overweight athlete in her adolescent years always spurred Eva to want to be in the gym bettering herself. On her personal fitness journey Eva discovered that being strong and healthy was more important than being “skinny”! In fact, it was all that mattered and bettering herself took on a new meaning. Eva decided to turn her passion for wellness into a career. She is here to help, heal and guide others on their journey toward wellness and a healthier tomorrow










Group Fitness Instructors  



               Allen Hotaling


Allen Hotaling has been teaching Zumba since 2013

AllenMy philosophy is everyone can do Zumba from I have never done this to I got this!

 I am so ready to do this! Come spend the very best hour you can spend anywhere. Come to class, its worth every obstacle that gets in your way…Say Hi Obstacle I see you are trying to stop me getting to Zumba, I will see you when I get back or, better yet not at all. Available for parties, corporate events and private lessons. 

About Me: Totally not into the group fitness scene, until I found a way to work out and have fun at the same time. Smiles are contagious, show me yours. I love my students and the flavor they bring to class. Taking a class is an unforgettable experience. Zumba=Happiness Just give it a try, trust me.







Dance Xross Fitness & Barre

           Monica Ayres


Monica has been a member at TFC since August and has been teaching DanceXrossFitness (DXF) on and off for a year. 

She loves the combination of dancing, strength training, and kickboxing, and thinks it’s a fun way to mix up the normal routine.  She teaches a class for all skill levels and invites everyone to come try something new!






















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