Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

Dingman's Ferry, PA 18328

Dr. Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali is in a class by herself! As the only American College of Sports Medicine Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, ACSM Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist, Certified Health Education Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in the United States, in possession of a doctorate in Health Education and a specialized masters degree in diabetes education and management, she approaches guiding you toward your fitness goals in a manner like no other. Her experience in the wellness and fitness industry spans over two decades. Internationally, she's had the opportunity of coaching both clinical and healthy populations to adopt a healthy lifestyle. She's the former owner of Siena Pilates and Fitness, a full service personal training and pilates studio located in Monteriggioni, Italy. She has earned a doctorate in Health Education concentrating her research on type 2 diabetes mellitus, a Master's degree in Diabetes Education and Management from Columbia University, a Master's Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion and a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management from California University of Pennsylania. Joanne has earned the top credentials from the most recognized organizations in the fitness and wellness industry such as the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, Wellcoaches, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the American Council on Exercise, the Society of Public Health Educators and the National Board of Certified Diabetes Educators.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Exercise Science & Health Promotion, California University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Sports Management, California University of Pennsylvania
  • AA, Liberal Arts, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Master's Degree, Diabetes Education and Management, Columbia University, Teachers College
  • Ed.D., Health Education, Columbia University, Teachers College

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Health Coach
Expires: May 31, 2022
ACE - Certified Medical Exercise Specialist
Expires: Feb 28, 2021
ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: Aug 31, 2021
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: Aug 31, 2020
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Expires: Aug 24, 2019
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Expires: Dec 31, 2020
PMA - PMA Certified Pilates Teacher
Expires: Dec 29, 2019
ACSM - ACSM/NSPAPPH Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist
Expires: Dec 31, 2020
Merrithew™ - IR or CMR - Reformer (L1)
Merrithew™ - AM- Advanced Matwork (L2)
Merrithew™ - IM or CMR - Matwork L1
NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
Wellcoaches - Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Expires: Feb 28, 2019
NCBDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Agency Unavailable
Expires: Dec 31, 2020
NCHEC - Health Education Specialist Certification
Agency Unavailable
Expires: Dec 31, 2020

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Aug 31, 2019
Expires: Jul 31, 2017

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Aug 31, 2019
Amerian Heart Association

Liability Insurance

  • Philadelphia Insurance Company

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • California University of Pennsylvania - African American Scholar
  • Judge - IDEA 2012 Personal Trainer of the Year
  • Teachers College, Columbia University Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Teachers College, Columbia University - Award Recipient of the Dorothy J. del Bueno Annual Scholar - 2014
  • Teachers College, Columbia University - Merit-based scholarship towards doctoral studies 2014-2015 academic year

Languages Spoken

English, Italian, Spanish



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