Maryla LMT, CST, CPT – founder moreFIT llc
Maryla has a diverse background as a Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, and health coach. Her multi-disciplinary background enables her to work well with a variety of individuals and groups – adults of all fitness levels, seniors, athletes, and those recovering from injury or dealing with chronic conditions. In her sessions, she works to facilitate her clients’ overall well-being by teaching them to re-pattern movement and postural habits, improve body awareness, and to identify and eliminate stressors contributing to chronic tension.
Maryla became a Certified Personal Trainer in 2008 with WITS Program at Middlesex Community College, and studied massage therapy in Newington. She graduated and became Nationally Certified by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Licensed in Connecticut as a Massage Therapist in 2010 (License # 006441), and has been on the faculty for CCMT, assisted and taught Sports Massage and Orthopedic Massage Program. Maryla practices various types of bodywork and therapies including Myofacial Release, Sports Massage, Kinesio Tape, Laser Touch, CranioSacral Therapy.
In summer of 2016, Maryla attended the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil. At first she was working with the gymnasts during their final events, and then was hand selected to go to the Olympic village to work with a broader group of Olympians.
Maryla belongs to and is active member of American Massage Therapy Association, AMTA CT Sports Massage Team, and Community Service Team.
Kari Strout LMT
Kari Strout, LMT, Reiki Master, Certified Medical Massage Therapist was born and raised in Connecticut. She graduated from Arizona School of Massage Therapy in Tempe, Arizona in 2003. Kari learned the basics of cranial sacral, trigger point therapy, sports massage, Russian sports massage, Reflexology, Shiatsu, acupressure, movement, Swedish, injury massage, Structural integration and deep tissue at ASMT. She has done more in depth training in Reflexology, Reiki, headache massage, Pregnancy massage, sinus massage, Qi Gong, and Medical Massage. Kari has been a part of the American Massage Therapy Association since 2003. Kari customizes your massage to work out your aches, pains and stress. You will find the treatment to be intuitive, flowing, relaxing, and therapeutic. Kari has a passion for helping others.
Tyson Harris LMT
Tyson has been a massage therapist since 2013, having graduated from Connecticut Central of Massage Therapy in Westport. Tyson is very diverse in his specialties that include 3 years of prenatal massage, 5 years of hot stone massage as well as his interest in deep tissue and relaxing Swedish massage. He is sure to leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed! On his off time Tyson enjoys the simple things in life, like fishing and kayaking the great outdoors and video gaming when the weather is bad.
Klaudia Radziszewski, CPT
Klaudia Radziszewski has joined the Morefit team in August 2012. Her love, passion and fresh view for health and fitness makes her a great asset to the company. Ever since she was little she has played sports year round making her a well rounded team player. As she entered high school she set her goal to become more educated in health and physical condition, and found her love for the sport of volleyball. Klaudia played volleyball year round, traveling up and down the east coast and had a chance to play at national league level in Hawaii. She won many awards and was one of the best Connecticut State players in that sport. She continued her education at Eastern Connecticut State University where she took on nutritional, anatomy, and exercise science courses along with playing varsity volleyball. After completing her Personal Training curriculum and becoming Certified Personal Trainer through the WITS program, Klaudia has taken on the challenge to work side by side with her experienced mother to help change people’s lives.
Billi-Jean King, CPT, FNS, OES
Raised in Moodus, Connecticut, Billi-Jean moved back in with her family in 2014 after leaving the Department of Defense. Her God-given talent and passion is Dance. She choreographed all of her high school plays, worked at the Goodspeed Opera House while in high school, and went to college for dance.
As an officer in the US Army she got the chance to jump out of planes, rappel, and run obstacle courses. She also started the first Women’s Army Ten-Miler team for the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division in 1999. Over the past 25 years or so, she has dabbled in performing and training a variety of exercises: aerobics, Cross-fit, Pilates, Tae Bo, weightlifting, and yoga. She was trusted by many institutions to lead group training activities, even in her church in Texas, where she led a twice-weekly ladies exercise class with a Bible study. She also entered three bodybuilding competitions from 2006 through 2009.
She became certified in 2014 with one of the most widely recognized authority on Personal Training, the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Additionally, she certified as a Fitness Nutrition Specialist in 2016 and as an Orthopedic Exercise Specialist in 2018. She believes that being physically healthy assists one in being overall healthy and able to find that balance with work, family, and healthy living, and desires to assist others with finding that balance for themselves.
Group Exercise Instructor: Certified in 2020 through ACE
Spinning Instructor: Certified in 2019 through Madd Dogg Athletics
Fitness Nutrition Specialist: The goal is to inform clients of the basics of macronutrients (Protein, Carbohydrates, Fat) and micronutrients (Vitamins and Minerals) and how they affect the body, as well as the importance of balancing nutrients with the right foods in the right amounts of calories, and in proportion to an exercise program. Additionally, I will assist with developing meal plans and tracking nutrition on the myfitnesspal.com site and application.
Orthopedic Exercise Specialist: The goal is to provide clients with information and exercises appropriate to each one’s orthopedic needs. My studies have included specific exercises for troubled areas of the shoulder, back, and knee.
Total-body Resistance Exercise (TRX) specialty: Certified in 2020. The goal is to use the core (total or full body) with every exercise using these suspension trainers.
Christina Adams, CPT
Christina was both born and raised in CT. She has her associates degree in allied health and is a radiologic technologist at Yale New Haven hospital for the past 15 years. She loves being outdoors especially cycling, hiking, kayaking, and walking her two lovely dogs. Christina developed a great passion for fitness and nutrition during her own transformation while losing over 50 lbs. She is consistently researching and learning about how to improve herself and others.