Jacqueline Gikow

NYC, NY 10023

Movement Coach specializing in Natural (Drug-Free) Relief from Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain, Inflammation, Injuries, and Pre/Post-Op Rehab

Holistic fitness to get the most from life, through a flexible, realistic, approach that fits your lifestyle; Strength, flexibility, joint support, and injury prevention; Relieve aches and pain in joints, muscles, and soft tissue; Improve body alignment, posture, and sleep quality; Prepare for, or recover from, surgery; Rehabilitate, after injury

Inspiring you to move better, now, and tomorrow.

Certified Personal Trainer (National Association of Sports Medicine - NASM) & National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach: (NBHWC)
Certified Rehab Specialist: Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute (ATRI), Huey’s Athletic Network; CPR-AED
Certified Fitness Instructor: the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA); AcquaPole®, Aqua Cycling (HYDRORIDER), YogaFit® (senior yoga), Brains & Balance After 60.

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IDEA Author/Presenter
gymGO Professional
IDEA Member

About Me


  • Master's Degree, MID - Industrial Design (human engineering), Pratt Institute
  • Master's Degree, MFA - Environmental Design, Arizona State Univeristy
  • BFA, Bachelor of Arts - Fine Arts, SUNY College at Alfred

Certifications / Trainings

NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Expires: Aug 02, 2021
FAI - Functional Aging Specialist
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course
AEA - AEA Fitness Professional Certification
Pending Verification
ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: Nov 30, 2020
ICHWC - National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC)
Expires: Oct 01, 2020
ATRI - Certified Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Specialist
Agency Unavailable
Acquapole® - Acquapole® COREO
Agency Unavailable
EEI - Senior Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Agency Unavailable
Hydrorider - Aquabike Certification - Level 1
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

Amerian Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
AHA American Heart Association
Expires: Jun 30, 2022

AED Certified

AHA American Heart Association
Expires: Jun 30, 2022

Jacqueline's Locations

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

334 Amsterdam Ave
NYC, NY 10023


Within 5.00 miles of 10023 (Mobile Training Radius)

West Side YMCA

5 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023

Additional Information


$125.00 / hr, Varies based on program

Payment Methods

Cash , Credit Cards , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Author, Daring Dames: A 5-Step Guide to Wellness (Available on Amazon)
  • Author, Dashing Dudes: A 5-Step Guide to Wellness (Available on Amazon)
  • Color Yourself FIT: : Active Designs for Fun and Motivation (Available on Amazon), 2017
  • Scholarship awarded to train with SoulBody Barre 2017
  • Color Yourself CALM: Peaceful Designs for Mindfulness & Meditation (Available on Amazon) 2018

Languages Spoken




2 Ratings

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Lenora Larson on Dec 17, 2017

    I have been working with Jacqueline for a number of months now and I have been very happy with her. I contacted her to help me get on track because of a knee injury. I have a torn ACL and don't want to have another surgery. She works with me on building up the strength in my knee and the areas around it. Also much works is done on balance. She continuously does her research on new exercises and has the patience and makes sure they being done correctly. She clearly understands how the human body works and pushes you enough to get the most out of each workout.
    I admire how she takes care of herself and keeps pushing herself and her clients to get healthy and strong. I would highly recommend her to anyone that wants and needs to get in shape and get on the road to getting healthy.

    Response by Jacqueline Gikow on Dec 30, 2017

    Thank you so much for your comments. It's a pleasure training you because I see the effort you put into every workout. It's also gratifying to see the improvement you've attained through effectively applying yourself.

  • by Sondra Perl on Dec 17, 2016

    Having recently retired from full-time work as a professor of English, I decided that I wanted to devote my newly acquired time to getting in shape. I found Jacqueline by searching online and it's almost impossible to express how lucky I feel to be working with her. Jacqueline understands bodies and how to help people (who, like me, may not like exercise and have tried to avoid it for years) move from reluctant to eager exercisers. I look forward to our weekly sessions and I love that we can hold them in my apartment. After a careful assessment, Jacqueline suggested that we work on balance, strength, flexibility and core. It's now been about two months and I can say with assurance that Jacqueline knows what she is doing. She diagnoses problems quickly and finds inventive ways to solve them and she tailors all of the exercises to fit my changing needs and my growing strength. She is also fun to work with. I am delighted with the results.

    Response by Jacqueline Gikow on Dec 17, 2016

    Thank you so much for your comments. I truly appreciate your affirmation of my ability. Just as important though, is to know you look forward to working with me, and I have made it fun for you.