Youth SGT

This class is taught by:

Lisa Simiola

Schwinn Spin Certified
NASM Certified Trainer
Lisa’s love and passion for helping individuals feel their best radiates during every spin class, boot camp, yoga or individual training session. Lisa is a graduate of Lyme-Old Lyme High School and was an All-State soccer player as well part of the Saint Michael’s College varsity soccer team. Being an athlete her whole life has heightened her love for health and wellness as well as what is best for the body outside of the gym. Lisa is an Advisor in AdvoCare, a world class nutrition company that specializes in innovative nutritional, weight-management, and sports performance products. “Most people have NO idea how good their body is designed to feel”. Lisa stays fit by lifting, spin class, boot camp, yoga, running and hiking. She is always ready for adventure so plan your next hike with her today!

Kati Papoosha

Owner of Iron House Fitness
Founder of Iron House Multisport
Behavior Change Specialist (BCS)
Associates degree in Radiology 

Kati has been an athlete all her life where she participated in many sports, Field Hockey being her main focus. She knows what it takes to be consistent, determined and to fight for any goal you have your eye on. Setting goals and crushing them as Kati says is nothing you can put a price tag on, self empowerment is one of the best feelings in the world and helping people feel that is what Kati lives for. She believes in taking the approach about teaching people that fitness is a journey not a destination. Taking care of your body from the inside out is a priority to a happy healthy life. Her passion and enthusiasm translates into her Bootcamp and Cycle classes where she takes you to the edge and pushes you past it! Kati continues to better her knowledge as a personal trainer/instructor by attending continue education classes and reaching out into new territory. Kati stays Iron fit by lifting, swimming, cycling and running. She believes in taking no time off but quick recoveries to allow your body to become stronger, faster, better!

Kati's Personal Achievements;

Voted Best of The Shoreline Personal Trainer: 2012,2013, 2014,2015,2016,2017
Voted Best of The Shoreline Gym & Specialized Gym: 2015,2016,2017

Wattie Ink Ambassador: 2016,2017
Wattie Ink is a brand focused and committed to the sport of triathlon

Branford Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 2015: 1989 & 1990 Field Hockey Championship Team

Fairfield, Newport, Providence 2x, Iron Horse, Jamestown, San Diego Rock N Roll 

Tough Mudder, NJ
Spartan Beast, VT

Ragnar New England 2010,2011
Ragnar Trail MA 2015

Madison 2003,2013
Branford Hammerfest 2003,15
Nantucket 2013,15
Shamrock Duathlon 2016
Ironman70.3 Maryland 2016
Litchfield Hills Olympic 2016,17
Niantic Bay 2016,17
Quassy Half Aquabike 2017
Ironman70.3 Lake Placid 2017

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Oct 23 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Wed Oct 25 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Oct 30 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Wed Nov 01 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Nov 06 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Mon Nov 13 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Wed Nov 15 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Nov 20 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Mon Nov 27 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Wed Nov 29 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Dec 04 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lisa Simiola