About IRENE PASTORE, Certified Personal Trainer :::: Group Fitness Instructor
Irene Pastore started her fitness teaching career in 1996. She is a highly skilled group fitness instructor with 25 years experience teaching group fitness, and personal training in New York City. She is a health and fitness writer, who maintains an educational blog on her website Tour De Core.com, whose primary focus is exercise injury prevention.
Irene is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Yoga, and Certified Pilates Instructor. She has multiple certifications in personal training, and personal training specialties from the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the National Posture Institute (NPI), the National Exercise Sports Trainers Association (NESTA), and the American Fitness Professionals Association (AFPA).
Irene received her Pilates Mat Level 1, Mat Level 2, Pilates Mat With Props, and Reformer Foundations Training from PHI Pilates. She received her training in Teaching Matwork To Beginners, Intensive Mat Plus, and Advanced Matwork, from Stott Pilates. She is Certified by the National Exercise Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) as a Spencer Mat Pilates Instructor.
Irene earned her Yoga Instructor Certification from the Integral Yoga Institute, and from YogaFit. She is also an Integral Yoga Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor.
Irene’s personal training specialties include AFPA Certified Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist, ISSA Certified Specialist In Senior Fitness, ISSA Certified Specialist in Exercise Therapy, and NPI Certified Posture Specialist. Irene received her training as a Tai Chi Instructor, and an Arthritis Program Instructor, with the New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She is a Certified Reiki Master through Threshold Reiki of Vancouver, Canada.