Andrea Leonard is a 36-year cancer survivor and was the PFP/Club Industry 2019 Personal Trainer of the Year. She graduated from the University of MD and has been certified as a Personal Trainer by ACE, ACSM, NSPA, and NASM, a Special Populations Expert by Cooper Institute, and a Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement Specialist by NASM. Andrea is a pioneer in oncology exercise and since 1995 has written 16 books on cancer and exercise including “Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors,” with a foreword by Peggy Fleming. She is the president and founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute and a sought-after speaker and international presenter on oncology exercise. She has been interviewed in countless magazines and publications for her expertise in exercise programming for cancer patients and survivors. Through CETI, she has trained over 11,000 health and fitness professionals in 35 countries to become Cancer Exercise Specialists.
Andrea has been an expert Medical Wellness Advisor with the association and is a continuing education provider for ACE, AFAA, ISSA, NASM, Canfitpro & NFPT. Andrea has partnered with FAI, W.I.T.S., PTAG, MedFit Education Foundation, AFPA, ACE, NFPT, and IDEA to sell CETI’s courses and has affiliates in Asia, Australia, Europe, Canada, and the Middle East. We are excited that Andrea will be providing her Cancer Exercise Training Institute Certifications for our members, trainers and advisors.