With over 22 years of industry experience, Steve is well known for running programs at, and developing programming for, universities, schools, flagship hotels, celebrity trainer stints, and community associations, with examples like Equinox, Chelsea Piers, JCCs, NAC, the Mandarin Oriental, PS 6 elementary, Marymount HS, Harvard fitness center, Princeton fitness and wellness center, Columbia University, NYU, Francis Parker K-12 Chicago, SCLA, Lakeshore Sport and Fitness, Gravittan, Elixia, Pfitzenmeier fitnessdtudios, Holmes Place, and many other studios.
He is a former director/lead instructor of a martial arts school chain, has starred in, and developed the programming for the HIPBOX cardio boxing digital/DVD workout, as well as its online instructor training program, and also the Martial Combos workout for the CARDIO KARATE fitness infomercial and 60-day body transformation system. Steve created Shadow Do, a premier cardio martial arts brand in NYC. He was a competitive amateur fighter, a conditioning coach for professional world and regional champions, 2nd assist professional cornerman, and head coach to a NYC tournament champion. Steve is an author of business and movement education courses, as well as keynote virtual speaker and presenter, for conventions worldwide, such as ExPRO 2020, AFC, Activate Con, SCW Mania, ECA, FIBO, and IFAA, to name a few, and business speaker/director of peer mentor onboarding and studio instructor development consultant for the Boutique Fitness Solutions Academy.
Steve has contributed to magazines, newspapers, live TV, podcasts, reality TV, online articles, and trade publications. A creator of global fitness brands, he’s been a leader of wellness retreats, school programs, and camp programming for ages 5-70. Steve is also an author of online programming, DVD’s, workshops, and examinations, as well as a consultant and an advisory board member, for other accredited global and national wellness brands, like Bodies In Motion with Gilad, KBC, Power Hit Nation, PROnatal fitness, Speedball Fitness, Power Music, HIPBOX, M*PWR, RunHabX, and many others.
Steve is also a representative or an educator/content creator for both Nimbl and Namirsa recovery tool product brands A proud partner and co-host of Project HOPE Academy, and co-headliner for the SingaporeStrong virtual event, he currently mentors and consults for fitness professionals and virtual presenters around the world!
Steve created the Speedball Fitness class format, partnered with the International Fitness and Aerobics Academy, and spearheaded the creative development of both the live and now completely online distance learning instructor training programs, which has resulted in over a thousand teachers trained in loaded movement, and master instructors operating in multiple continents. Steve also created the HIPBOX method which, in a partnership with Power Music, now brings to market the online instructor training course and exercise program, along with live trainings of this authentic flow of cardio boxing.