Barbara Shapiro is a certified personal trainer with The National Academy of Sports Medicine. Her primary focus is core training.  Barbara uses body resistance and a variety of functional tools to activate the core. This relates to better posture, flexibility, strength and balance while performing life's activities.

 Barbara is a 2nd degree black belt in Shotokan karate. She teaches children and adults  one-on-one and in small groups. She is an 8 time National Kata Champion.

 Barbara is a certified Cancer Exercise Specialist who assists individuals going through the cancer process with appropriate exercise recommendations and motivation for a positive lifestyle. Barbara began a personal training program at The Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook, Il.

Barbara is a Biltmore Who's Who honored member.  She is also affliated with the National Association of Professional Women.