DG, a former professional skier and elite level coach, is a Certified Functional Aging Specialist and holds several certifications with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
His professional knowledge is much sought after, having lectured at educational institutions including: University of California, Los Angeles, and Berkeley, Pepperdine University, California Polytechnic University and Pierce College.
DG is known for his entertaining and easy to understand presentations, and has conducted numerous educational workshops nationwide, for groups such as American Management Association, American Personnel Association, National Association of Accountants, City and County of Los Angeles, and many others.
His corporate clients have included Neutrogena, Pioneer Electronics, Canon Business Machines and ADP.
DG is a member of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the American Senior Fitness Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Senior Services, .
He has long been involved in the local community as a member of the Greater West Valley Lion's Club and youth baseball coach at Sunrise Little League in Woodland Hills and the West Hills Pony League.
Dr. Ramos' professional specialization is in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Sports and Occupational Medicine, and she has served as Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine.
Dr. Ramos has committed herself to the promotion of health and fitness not only to her patients, but to the community at large as well.
Being a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, her experience also includes work as a personal trainer, older adult fitness educator, and a volunteer trainer for Special Olympics track athletes.
Dr. Ramos not only advises patients and clients on the benefits of physical fitness, but she herself has been a competitive fitness athlete for 13 years. Her competitive fitness achievements include winning the Natural Universe Model Quest 2001, Ms. Fitness Los Angeles 2005, NPC Los Angeles Fitness Championships 2007 and Ms. America Fitness Award 2007. Most recently, she succeeded in becoming a Semi-Finalist in the premiere season of NBC's American Gladiators.
Dr. Howayeck, an anti-aging and medical consultant with three published books and former medical radio talk show, is a Certified Speaker for the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research & Education and the American Bone Health Association.
During his distinguished 22-year career in podiatry and podiatric surgery, Dr. Howayeck served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Hawaii, School of Medicine and served as President of the Hawaii Podiatric Medical Association.
While in private practice, Dr. Howayeck diagnosed and treated osteoporosis-related fragility stress fractures and interpreted thousands of ultrasound bone density tests.
Since his mother's death due to a hip fracture he is committed to promoting public education around the devastating and widely misunderstood issues surrounding bone health and osteoporosis.
Annora is a Certified Functional Aging Specialist with the Functional Aging Institute, a Certified Fitness Trainer and Specialist in Fitness Nutrition with the International Sports Sciences Association, and a Corrective Exercise Specialist and Golf Fitness Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
As a fitness professional, Annora has not only worked as a personal trainer, but as a representative and trainer on multiple specialized equipment including the Sproing and ReACT Trainer.
Working with a variety of different clientele from professional athletes to an 86 year old with a hip replacement, Annora's deepest inspiration for fitness comes with working with older adults and the concept of active, healthy aging.
Fitness is medicine and Annora is committed to helping change the perception of aging. Toward this end, she is a candidate for a Master of Science in Gerontology at USC Davis School of Gerontology.