Katy Fraggos (creator/co-owner)
Katy served as Head Trainer/ East Coast Sr. Brand Ambassador for the Tracy Anderson Method studio in NYC for 7 years. During her time at TAM, she had the privilege of training many “A List” celebrities/artists, new trainers, and assisting to implement new programming into the studio.
Additionally, she is a professional dancer/performer who has such notable credits as: Feature Film “Across the Universe” (principal dancer), Live at Lincoln Center’s PBS production of “Camelot” (starring Gabriel Byrne, Christopher Lloyd, Fran Drescher and Marin Mazzie,) soloist for dre.dance contemporary dance company (founded by Taye Diggs and Andrew Palermo), and numerous dance/musical theater credits throughout the world.
After Jason and Katy married, they decided to move to New Jersey to start a new venture, “Perspirology.” Katy wanted to bring her knowledge and new approach to dance-based fitness to others. It is with pure passion that she seeks to help her clients connect to their bodies to create lasting results in a fun and healthy environment! It is her fundamental belief that by teaching the body to move in new ways, we can train the body to move safely within its own capacity and ultimately change the body’s composition.
BFA in Dance Performance- Point Park University (Magna cum laude)
Power Pilates Beginner & Advanced Mat
Membership: Actor’s Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild
Further studies: Kinesiology and Dance Pedagogy.
Jason Yachanin (company facilitator/co-owner)
Besides being co-owner of Perspirology, Jason is also a professional actor. You may have seen him most recently in the hit CBS drama series, “Blue Bloods.” Some of his notable film credits include: the acclaimed indie horror anthology, “V/H/S” and “Arbie” in Troma film’s “Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead.” Additionally, you may have spotted him in commercials for Mountain Dew, ESPN, NY LOTTO, and Conoco gas stations. Theater credits include: Original cast member of the Obie Award-Winning off-Broadway production of “Our Town” and (because of his years of drumming experience) numerous productions of “The Buddy Holly Story” throughout the US.
In addition to his professional acting experience, Jason is the nicest person you can expect to meet! He is extremely professional and treats each Perspirology client as if they are family.
BA in Theater - Baldwin Wallace University
Membership: Actor’s Equity Association and Screen Actor’s Guild
Resident Green Day and CAVS Fan.
Jenna Moreno (trainer)
Jenna has been a dance teacher for 10 years, teaching hip hop, jazz, modern,and ballet to a wide range of ages. Over the years she has had experience performing, choreographing, and studying with master teachers locally as well as in Philadelphia. During her undergraduate years at Rutgers University she taught fitness and aerobics classes with her AFAA certification and in 2012 she became Zumba certified. Currently, Jenna is pursing her graduate degree at Kean University and is on her way to being a School Psychologist.
Jenna's sassy style and enthusiasm make every class fun and invigorating! A Jersey Shore local, she aspires to continue to share her love of fitness and dance with her students and clients. Don't wait to sign up for one of her classes today!
Rutgers University (undergrad)
Kean University (Graduate degree in Psychology)
LaQuet Sharnell Pringle (trainer)
LaQuet Sharnell Pringle has a very big resume for such a small person! LaQuet is the definition of “athlete” as it pertains to the modern day dancer/performer/trainer.
She is most proud of her 4 Broadway shows and countless regional productions. Some of her professional performing credits include, Broadway/National Tour: Lysistrata Jones Original Broadway Cast (Myhrinne), Memphis The Musical Original Broadway Cast (Ethel), The Lion King, Sweet Charity (Helene U/S perf.) LaQuet continues to share the gift of the performing arts as a professor at AMDA University in NYC. In addition to her extensive NYC performance resume, she is a 14 time National Champion as an individual Cheerleader and has competed with top teams such as Spirit of Texas, Cheer Athletics.
As a trainer and group fitness instructor, LaQuet began under the guidance and training of Katy Fraggos at the Tracy Anderson Method Studio. Through Katy’s leadership, she was able to train many celebrities/artists and celebrated business leaders in NYC. LaQuet continued her passion into training as she journeyed to Austin, TX. There she was one of the top trainers at Pure Austin and Castle Hill Fitness. Her classes always focus on proper alignment, strength and endurance, and a full body HIIT workout.
It is easy to see why LaQuet is such a perfect fit as a Perspirology trainer. Her endless joy and enthusiasm make her fitness classes fun and challenging all at once! Her “everything in balance” philosophy helps each of her clients lead to fuller and richer lives! If you want to get the most out your workout and feel the effects of a truly positive leader, then LaQuet is your gal. Run, don’t walk, to her NYC classes!
North Carolina School of the Arts (Modern Dance Major; Undergrad)
PiYo Certified Trainer
GPT & WFS Certification NASM (certifications in 2016)
TRX (certification in 2016), P90x (certification in 2016)
Kinesiology/Anatomy and Movement Analyst: The New School (Summer 2016)
Membership: Actor’s Equity Association
Ariana Smeriglio (Substitute trainer)