Terra Core


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!

Chelsea Crehan

Chelsea Crehan
Personal Trainer
Student Sports Program Director
NASM Certification Pending
Chelsea is a 2009 graduate of Valley Regional High School, where she was a four-year, three-sport athlete, earning a multitude of honors & awards, including Most Outstanding Student Athlete. Chelsea went on to attend Castleton State College in VT, and graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Physical Education & teacher licensure, coupled with minors in both Health Ed. & Coaching. She holds her PE and Health Educator license in CT and is certified to teach grades K-12. While Chelsea was at Castleton, she enjoyed a highly successful athletic career, playing three different varsity sports. In addition, she was an all-academic athlete from 2010-2013, as well as a captain, and MVP, competing in multiple NCAA Division III post-season tournaments. Chelsea, through her own personal experiences, knows what it takes to be a successful high school and college athlete. No matter the sport, she says, “It starts with proper conditioning.” Chelsea enjoys teaching and sharing her knowledge with those who are interested in bringing both their fitness and athletic performance to the next level.

Kati Papoosha

Owner of Iron House Fitness
Founder of Iron House Multisport
N.A.S.M CPT 
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
Voted Best of The Shoreline Gym & Specialized Gym: 2015,2016

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

COMPLETED 1/2 MARATHONS:
Fairfield, Newport, Providence 2x, Iron Horse, Jamestown, San Diego Rock N Roll 

COMPLETED OCR:
Tough Mudder, NJ
Spartan Beast, VT

COMPLETED RELAYS:
Ragnar New England 2010,2011
Ragnar Trail MA 2015

COMPLETED TRIATHLONS:
Madison 2003,2013
Branford Hammerfest 2003,2015
Nantucket 2013
Shamrock Duathlon 2016
Ironman70.3 Maryland 2016
Litchfield Hills Olympic 2016
Niantic Bay 2016
Quassy Half Aquabike- June 2017
Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid-Sept. 2017
 
 
 
 
This class uses our new Terra Core Balance Trainer.  This trainers benefits are scientifically proven to ENGAGE 4 TIMES MORE MUSCLE GROUPS than the same exercise on a flat, hard surface. Turning this class into a THREE-DIMENSIONAL, functional sweat fest.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Aug 21 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Aug 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Chelsea Crehan
  • Mon Aug 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Aug 31 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Sep 04 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Mon Sep 11 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Sep 14 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Sep 18 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Sep 21 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Sep 25 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Sep 28 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Oct 02 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Oct 05 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Oct 09 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Oct 12 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Oct 16 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Oct 19 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha
  • Mon Oct 23 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lisa Simiola
  • Thu Oct 26 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Kati Papoosha