Independent training spot is designed for entrepreneurial personal trainers and physical therapists to develop their own business and brand of training. Our mission is not only to help trainers start their own business but to help them continue to build their business. In addition, if you’re an individual seeking out a trainer ITS is a great place to start your search. We harbor some of the best trainers NYC has to offer.
1 East 28th Street
2nd floor Buzzer 2B
New York, 10016
ITS (28th Street) is a 2500 square foot facility. ITS (53rd Street) is a 1100 square foot studio. Both of our facilities are private. They house both personal training and physical therapy practice. Our spaces are equipped to handle:
Private parties and events
Photo/ video shoots
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Independent training spot is a training facility complete with a full line of toiletries, private changing rooms, restrooms, showers, treatment tables, towels, and lockers. There is even a gym uniform and sneaker storage rental available at our 28th street location. Independent training spot makes it super easy for clients to just show up from home or work to train with a trainer. We have everything ready for you. We also have water bottles, coffee, and expresso available for purchase.
Rick Richey is the co-owner of Independent Training Spot and owner of ReCOVER NYC. He has worked with numerous film and television personalities, musicians and models, professional athletes, and traditional clients to help reach their goals. Rick is a international fitness presenter, providing evidenced-based education for personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches to better assess clients, prevent injury, enhance performance, and reach goals for their clientele. Rick is a senior faculty instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and adjunct faculty at the California University of Pennsylvania: Exercise science and Sports studies undergraduate and graduate programs. He has his undergraduate education from the university of North Alabama, and his Master’s in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania with focus on Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention. Rick is currently a doctoral candidate in the dissertation phase of a health science degree
Marc Miller is the co-owner of Independent Training Spot. For 19 years, he has woken up everyday with the singular goal of bettering his clients and himself through intense focus, commitment and performance. He brings unparalleled passion to the craft and a personalized approach to each client to ensure he has a customized method to meet their goals. You can find him practicing what he preaches in the gym everyday and even training alongside his clients to help push them further. To help those clients really exceed their goals he employs his signature brand of sports psychology and has a no-nonsense attitude about never making excuses or backing down from a challenge. His loyal clientele, who have become a fitness family, appreciate how his tried and true method is not a gimmick or the work of marketing - what you see, is what you get. In addition to the work in the gym, he understands clients cannot always spend every day with him at Independent Training Spot and will provide comprehensive at-home or travel plans based around an integrated fitness program.
Rachel Mariotti is a professional trainer, former gymnast and collegiate track runner, combining functional strength and conditioning into her training.
Ray Tinneny is most known for pragmatic approach to getting maximum fitness results and reaching any goal.
Jayson has a love of fitness and athletics. He has an amazing passionate and desire to help people reach their health goals. One of jayson’s life mottos is: Always be learning.
Seth Ragaini, ex- soccer player, believes that Lifestyle change is a key factor in insuring healthy habit development for leading a healthy life.
Jennifer Margulis, Has a background in dance yoga. She has a wide variety of mediums to help her clients reach their individual goals.
Michael Zhao, former US marine, Is a strength coach who's approach to training is rooted in the neuroscience and cognitive psychology of human movement.
Kehinde, A former business marketing recipient and fashion retail manager, specializes in body composition goals and post-rehab.
Conrad Sanchez, MS, NASM, ACSM: Specializing in helping people with injuries, illnesses, and chronic diseases by providing exceptional fitness guidance and training in a safe and comfortable environment.
Shodan Rodney’s main objective is to make your day to day life is as easy as possible by making you as proficient and functional in terms of movement. Everyone can move, but when you can do so pain free and with fluidity then you're living your best life.
Physical Fitness is one of the many keys to enhancing the body that we have been blessed with. We all deserve to be as strong and healthy as we desire to be.
Kris Kennington, specializes in calisthenics, kettlebells, and corrective exercise. He believes that everyone can become stronger and more capable.
Dr. Ryan Chow is a physical therapist that specializes in bridging the gap between rehab and athletic development.
I don’t believe in getting in shape for summer or for a specific vacation, I think it is important to look and feel your best at all times.
Simone strives to help others to become stronger physically and mentally. She believes Commitment and consistency are key.