Meet the O team
Director, Group FitnessMegan holds her certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. As a former All-American college lacrosse player and later as a coach, Megan's background and passion for fitness has led her to become one of Greater New York's most sought-after personal trainers. She pushes clients beyond their limits to prove that what they feel is impossible is indeed possible, and the results speak for themselves.
Megan is a two-time cover model for Women's Health, and has also graced the covers of Oxygen and Prevention magazines. In addition, she has been featured in Men's Health, Shape, Runners World, Fitness, Health, Self and Bicycling. Megan has been in ad campaigns for some of the most recognizable brands in the world, including Target, Under Armor, Lady Foot Locker, Sports Authority and Ecco. She has also appeared in commercials for Nike and CSX, and hosted web videos for Shape and Prevention.
Most recently, Megan lent her training expertise to Rodale Publishing and Women's Health for their most recent fitness DVD collection. She designed and hosted their Slim, Calm, Sexy workout video (Feb 2012).
Donavan is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and a certified ACE and IFA personal trainer. With over 15 years personal trainer experience and as a sought-after kickboxing instructor, Donovan understands the benefits of a healthy, physical lifestyle and desires to educate others as his teachers did for him. He holds a black belt in jiu-jitsu, a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. He is also currently a practitioner of Krav Maga, a noncompetitive self-defense system developed in Israel that involves boxing, muay Thai, jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and grappling techniques, along with realistic fight training.
His loyal following has proven he has set the bar in giving clients both an extremely challenging workout while simultaneously evoking excitement, confidence and a desire to be better.
Donovan lives by his mantra, "Your body is just a body until you make it a temple." Don't be fooled by his genuine, kind persona he is a bulldog when it comes to getting his clients fit and motivated! Little tidbit: Donavan trains Dr. Oz!
Director, YogaCasey's focus on the spiritual and physical aspects of yoga, with an emphasis on mindful and intelligent vinyasa sequencing, make her classes creative, challenging, and genuinely fun. Her down-to-earth demeanor and sense of humor enable her students to invigorate both the physical and subtle bodies, and ignite a true passion from within. Casey's favorite part about her teaching, aside from seeing bodies transforming with the breath, is witnessing her students develop confidence and pride for their practice.
Casey spent a majority of her early years as a dancer, both as a teacher and a performer. She graduated from the University of Kansas, where she was on the Dance Team, and later spent seven years teaching for the Universal Dance Association. She served as a choreographer and judge for the ESPN National Dance Team Championships, and performed with New York's Off Center Dance Theatre in addition to various other choreographers and dance companies.
A knee injury lead Casey to yoga and quickly the practice became her passion. Casey started her yoga career as a Senior Teacher at Be Yoga/Yogaworks in NYC, where she completed the 500-hour training under the direction of Alan Finger. She has also completed her Advanced Teacher Training with Lois Nesbitt in Anusara Yoga and the Saraswati Yoga Joint Training. Little unknown facts: Self magazine called on Casey to be the 'yoga expert' for celebrity Julie Bowen's photoshoot! Casey is currently an Ambassador for Lululemon in Greenwich, CT.
Abi's passion for movement stems from her background in classical ballet. Her performance career began when she was 16, having performed with various professional dance companies throughout the Northeast. She began teaching Barre classes in 2006 at the well-known Exhale Spa, and earned her yoga teacher certification in 2013 (through Exhale). She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and a faculty member at Connecticut Ballet Center. Her classes are challenging and creative, focusing on the mind/body connection to strengthen her students inside and out.
Director, Client RelationsCat is a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology, which launched her into the world of high-fashion and events planning from the very start of her career. As an award-winning special events manager at Condé Nast Publications, Cat's attention to detail and ability to provide outstanding service to multiple departments within the organization made her a beloved asset to the team. But even that could not keep her from her real passion for wardrobe styling and advising on ways to look and feel beautiful inside and out.
Cat went on to launch Cat's Style, an image consulting and personal shopping business. Her undeniable patience, life-long love affair with healthy living and overall style, and ease for maintaining long-lasting relationships has earned her the position as Director, Client Relations at Oxygen.
Cat treats working with Oxygen members much like her consulting and personal shopping clients. Everyone deserves to feel valued and to receive the best possible customized service. Her lovable, charismatic personality will no doubt attract Oxygen members who will appreciate working with her and gaining from her full knowledge for what Oxygen has to offer.