2 employees
31 years in business

About this pro

Through his years as a fitness innovator, JOjo has provided excellent fitness services to clients and to the exercise industry. JOjo's remarkable ability and creative approach to movement, developing a safe workout plan, and Shamanoffitness make him one of the most sought-after fitness consultants worldwide.

JOjo's vision is to take a client or classes to the max using his endorphin-pushing skills. His thought is “If I can create a new method for all Americans to enjoy getting into shape, I've done my job. 

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New York, NY 10037
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Workout with Maximum Results in a Limited Time:
We will custom design a program for you that will give you maximum results quickly by combining flexibility, strength and cardiovascular training. Our program will give you a better understanding of core stability. We provide clients an intelligent and educated way to a healthy life. The workout will focus on your needs, especially in private session. 

First Timers:
This introduction to personal training will give you the direction and confidence to reach your fitness goal. It consists of a health history questionnaire, workout/nutrition guidelines and a focused basic fitness program designed for you. The program is safe and effective and includes a mind, body and soul assessment. 

Personal Training:
Jojo's Energy personal training sessions involve a health history questionnaire, all the major components of physical fitness: strength, cardiovascular and alignment, including flexibility through yoga. We give you a results-oriented program design, a comprehensive dietary analysis, and check your dietary habits, lifestyle, work, family and activity level. We also give you tips for working out on your own and learning how to put your exercise plan into action.

We help clients who have a variety of injuries by utilizing post-rehabilitation protocols to help them reach their fitness goal.

Finally, we help you understand how to apply the mind, body and soul concept to all of these elements to help you better yourself. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Silver Sneakers 
Power Hour Body Sculpting *
Urban Rebounding* TRX
Cable Flex
Power Walking
Power Flex/ YogaFit/ VinyasaYoga/ 5 Tibetan Rites
STOTT/PHI Pilates Mat 
200hr RYT Teacher trainer *
NRG Ball (video)
Lifestyle Coaching 
Personal Training
STOTT/PHI Pilates Mat,
Yoga4soul teacher, Registered Yoga Teacher 500- hour level.
Triathlon coach.
*Trained to Certify Other Instructors


1988 Certifications: American Council Exercise, Aerobic & Fitness Association of America, American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
1986, Associate Degree in Business Management, Art & Fashion Institute of Philadelphia
Since 1982 have studied with a range of teachers such as: spiritual philosopher, Geshe Michael Roach; Vinyasa with Srivatsa Ramaswam; Astanga Yoga with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois; and Iyengar with B.K.

Reebok Alliance, Nike Air and Aviva, Power Flex Yoga, Yoga Fit, Urban Rebounding and Cable flex Master Trainer, Power Pacer (Reiser), Body Pump, Johnny G., A.I Stretching, RiPP (Resistance Performance Program)

    •    Vice President of Fitness Vibrations, Developing programs for children who are critically ill or are substance abusers. 
    •    Assistant to former First Lady of New York State, Michelle Paige Paterson helped to develop Healthy Steps to Albany, bringing health and wellness practices to children in New York City public schools.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Personal trainer service rates:

First Timer consulting fee: $75.00
Single Session: $80.00
5 sessions: $ 350.00/saves $50.00

10 sessions: $720.00/ saves $80.00
15 sessions: $1100.00/ saves $100.00

20 sessions: $1400.00/saves $200.00

Yoga/pilates mat session for 1person  $125.00 for 90 minutes (depensing on location)

ALL group session starts at $150.00 per hour.(depending location, particapants, etc)

Personal training policies:

Sessions are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Session must be used at place of purchase.


1-10 session package expire 90 days (3 months) from date of purchase. Packages of more than 10 sessions expire in 180 days (6 months).

Please provide 24-hour notice of cancellation to avoid being charged for a session. Please call your trainer (number will be given once you have purchased a session or sessions).

How did you get started teaching?

25 years in the Health and Wellness industry.

JOjo's vision is to take classes or clients to the max using his endorphin-pushing skills. His thought is “If I can create a new method for all Americans to enjoy getting into shape, I've done my job. 

What types of students have you worked with?

As a respected Personal Trainer, he has catered to celebrities such as Madonna and Luther Vandross, Politicians, and the acclaimed HBO show The Wired as well as helped many personal clients achieve their individual fitness goals over the years. JOjo also freelances as an Instructor's Performance Evaluator and Fitness Consulted at New York Sports Club and QVC, as well as teaching classes in Functional fitness, Spinning, Yoga, Pilates and Body Sculpting and many other design fitness programs at the top clubs in New York City. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

YOGA4SOUL team donates there free time to solstice in Times Square, every year June 21, 2017

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

look for a trainer with current certifacations as well as knowlege of many styles of training.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

reality that the trainer is there to help you create a plan to work on or your own.