• Teaching exercise classes over the past 30 years

  • Comes from a dance background and has a passion for the art of movement

  • Certiified group exercise instructor since 2007 with AFAA

  • Teaches senior fitness classes and is CPR certified


When Norma broke her ankle and was in a cast, she went to a Zumbathon! She continued to teach her seniors during her recovery, cast, boot and all!


 "I tell my students, no excuses. If one part of your body doesn't work, work what you can! Start where you are and build. Move consistently and everyday you'll get stronger than the day before."


  • Certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a personal trainer for 10 years 

  • Teaching senior exercise classes for the past 5 years, since retiring from her full-time employment as a human resources/management policy manager with the Federal government  

  • CPR certified  


Pat knows that exercise does wonders for one's physical, as well as mental and emotional state, and enjoys bringing those benefits to the seniors in her classes.

Meet the Owners & Trainer Staff:

Sandra Downing, Trainer
Dave Reynolds, ACSM

Owner & Director of

Dave Reynolds & Associates, LLC

Cindy Kardeman, MGA, PT

Marketing & Development of

Dave Reynolds & Associates, LLC

  • Masters in Health Fitness Management from American University in 1996

  • Over 20 years experience in fitness training in clubs, and with individual clients

  • Specializes in senior group classes and children/adolescents with developmental disabilities

  • CPR certified

Jeannine Ward, Trainer
Gerri Carpenter, Trainer
  • Background in dance and gymnastics

  • Aerobics instructor from 1987 to present

  • Professional cheerleader with Washington Redskins for 3 years

  • Specializes in senior group classes

  • AFAA Certified since 2001

  • CPR certified

  • Served in US Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and received training in Occupational and Physical Therapy

  • Self-employed for 15 years as a Registered Massage Technician before obtaining a BS degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland

  • Specializing in senior group exercise classes, assessment and treatment of postural imbalances, as well as working with people with developmental disabilities

  • CPR certified

Margaret Arnold, Trainer
  • Personal Trainer for over 14 years

  • 7 years experience as an AFPA Certified Personal Trainer and AFPA Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • Specializes in senior fitness and functional training, regular adult group classes, children/youth fitness, basic Hatha yoga, and basic Pilates

  • Certified Master Trainer at LA Fitness training every age and gender

  • AHA and CPR certified

Lorraine Jones, Trainer
  • Certified Senior Fitness Instructor by the American Senior Fitness Association

  • Specializes in group classes for senior adults. Classes are focused on muscle activation, strengthening and flexibility and incorporate a mixture of sitting, standing and balancing exercises

  • CPR certified


Norma James, Trainer
Pat Bransford, Trainer

Dave Reynolds and Associates, LLC, is a Community Partner with Iona Senior Services.

Tony Bryan, Trainer
  • Certifications include: ACE, AFAA, AAAI, Zumba and NASM

  • Has over 24 years experience in providing wellness/fitness services for people of all ages

  • Specializes in golf and tennis fitness, endurance training, dance hip/hop, boot camp, Brazilian Kickboxing, and others

  • Started working with Dave Reynolds and Associates in 1990


"I love to motivate people to move"

Tony Bryan
  • Owner and Director of Dave Reynolds and Associates, LLC, Personal Fitness Specialists since 1986

  • Specializes in a comprehensive approach to one-on-one fitness training for clients of all ages and abilities, in home or facility, senior group exercise classes and instruction, and postural retraining. Supervises and provides in service training for contract staff of trainers

  • Creator of "Your Body is Meant to Move" an exercise DVD for active adults- mostly seated exercise (2008)

  • Creator of "Moving Right Along" and exercise DVD for active adults-activating and strengthening muscles while standing and moving (2009)

  • Certified Health/Fitness Specialist by American College of Sports Medicine

  • Medical Exercise Specialist by American Academy of Health, Fitness and Rehabilitation Professionals

  • Certified Adaptive Fitness Instructor.

  • Certified Egoscue Postural Alignment Specialist

  • Recent certificate completion for Osteoporosis - Comprehensive Treatment Strategy Level 2 - Sara Meeks Seminar

  • B.S. Degree from University of Maryland, College Park, MD

  • Career includes 11 years as a gymnastic coach

  • Interest: Foundation training

  • Continuing education - ongoing

  • Licensed Physical Therapist

  • Owner and President of It's Your Move, Inc. from 1987-2014

  • Board Member for Equipment Connctions for Children, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to connect costly adaptive equipment from children with disabilities who outgrow the equipment to other children who need it

  • Caregiver training instructor for various home care companies

  • Specializes in the evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular and orthopedic disorders from pediatrics to geriatrics concentrating on the home care setting

  • Contract physical therapist for Rehabilitation Services, Inc. and Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Co-Author of "Your Body is Meant to Move" and "Moving Right Along" exercise DVDs

  • Masters Degree in Health Care Management from University College, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

  • B.S. Degree from Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

  • Member in good standing with Amercian Physical Therapy Association since 1976

  • Inservice training opportunities available for home health agencies

  • Continuing education - ongoing

  • Trainer with DRA Fitness since 2008

  • Provides group exercise programming for older adults with great enthusiasm and skill

  • Enjoys people and helping to guide them towards improved health

Keith Federman, Trainer
  • Trainer with DRA Fitness since 2013

  • Older adult chair exercise and aerobics instructor

Judy Dorsett, Trainer
  • Trainer with DRA Fitness since 2013

  • Older adult group exercise trainer

Howard Eady, Trainer
  • Trainer with DRA Fitness since 2015

  • Versitile background in dance, exercise, choreography, Chinese martial arts, Reiki, meditation, and motivational speaker.

  • Teaches older adult group classes

Kathleen Gracenin, Trainer
  • Trainer with DRA Fitness since 2015

  • Les Mills GRIT Certified Coach

  • NCCPT Personal Trainer Certification

  • AFAA Group Cycling Certification, Group Exercise, and various levels of Zumba

NiClaire Jones, Trainer
Fitness Specialist Certified Trainers | Silver Spring, MD

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