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HealthSmart Advantage is a Fitness Management company that offers our members a full service fitness facility sporting state-of-the-art fitness equipment, innovative programs, a top notch staff, and exceptional customer service. We are committed to providing our clients with the best health and fitness experience possible. Our environment is spacious, comfortable, and non-intimidating. Our Dream Team is comprised of exceptional professionals who teach and share their knowledge with passion and a devotion to our members' fitness needs and goals.








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Doug Ballard | President

Doug is a graduate of Springfield College with an advanced degree in exercise physiology, and a member of the 1994 NCAA National Champion Lacrosse Team. He developed and created the award winning HealthSmart Fitness Center nine years ago for the Readers Digest Association, and has also designed more than 40 other fitness centers across the country. He was recently featured in the May 2008 Intown Westchester Magazine article 'Hot Jobs - The 10 Best Places to Work' and a January 2008 Readers Digest article '9 to 5 Slim-Down'. Doug is also the co-author of Invest In Yourself You, Your Health, Your Wealth, a self-help book on fitness, wellness and developing a healthy lifestyle.

Kristin Roberts

Dream Team Staff Member


Kristin holds a B.A. and Masters  in Clinical Psychology. She has studied many forms of Yoga including Hatha, Kripula, Anusara, and Sampoorna. She received her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification from the Santosha Center for Health and Wellness. Kristin believes in Yoga's deep transformational ability and strives to assist students in employing the insight they gain 'on the mat' into their daily lives.


Classes: Yoga

Guild Fetridge

Dream Team Staff Member


Guild Fetridge is a certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Counselor who has pioneered health, fitness, and life planning programs throughout the United States and Canada for over 20 years. He has a Masters in Behavioral Science and is AFAA and ACE certified, and American Heart Association adult CPR & AED certified.


Classes: Spinning®, Core Conditioning, Boot Camp, Interval Circuit, Body Sculpt

Marie Roberts

Dream Team Staff Member


Marie has over 20 years of dance experience including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Ballroom, and Hip/Hop. A graduate of Syracuse University, Marie holds a Minor in Dance Education. Her experience includes being a Fitness Demonstrator on The Today Show with Harley Pasternak, and she is the author of the book Be a Cheerleader. Marie is CPR/AED, AFAA certified in Group Fitness, and Zumba certified.


Classes: Zumba

Tara Conrey

Dream Team Staff Member


Tara Conrey is a group fitness instructor certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and the American Red Cross. She studied Physical Education and Sports Sciences at Hofstra University where she also received her B.A. in Print Journalism. She not only teaches classes at the Pleasantville campus, but also works as an editor for the award-winning Reader's Digest magazine.


Classes: Cycling, Cardio Sculpt

Susan Atwell

Dream Team Staff Member


Susan Atwell has been teaching group exercise since 1984. She is ACE certified in both Group Fitness and Personal Training as a Johnny G certified Spinning Program Instructor. A competitive gymnast for seven years, Susan brings her knowledge of training to the aerobics room. Helping students stay fit and healthy, feel good about themselves, and try new things are her main goals.


Classes: Spinning®


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