With over 12 years of experience working as a Certified Personal Trainer and licensed Physical Therapist Assistant you can be sure you are working with the best and most experienced personal trainer in South Jersey.
Nicole’s mission is to empower women to overcome body image
issues by building self- confidence through exercise and nutrition. Nicole takes a positive approach and focuses on being healthy from the inside out.
Meet Nicole Simonin, CEO and founder of Shape It Up, LLC, was born in Elmer, New Jersey and is now a resident of Monroeville in Salem County
Certified Personal Trainer
Nicole is certified through the American Council on Exercise -ACE (one of the top personal training companies in the USA). Her certifications include ACE Personal Trainer and ACE Health Coach, ISSA Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Kickboxing, Pilates and YogaFit. She is also a member of IDEA Health and Fitness Association.
Physical Therapist Assistant
After hanging up her pointe shoes, Nicole returned to school to earn her Associates in Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Nicole was President PTA Club and graduated first in her class. She became involved in personal training through working in physical therapy. Because of Nicole’s PTA experience, her medical background benefits her clients immensely by being able to adjust exercise programs to fit the individual needs of each client. Whether they are suffering from arthritis, diabetes, injuries such as herniated discs, strains/sprains or other medical aliments, Nicole will work with clients and their medical team to provide the best and supportive training for her client’s needs.
Nicole frequently attends fitness seminars and continuing education courses. Shape It Up strives to provide the highest quality of personal training and service to each client.
Certifications & Degrees
- Certified Personal Trainer, ACE
- Certified Health Coach, ACE
- Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS
- ISSA Specialist in Fitness Nutrition
- Lifestyle Fitness Coach
- Kickboxing Certification
- Pilates Certification
- YogaFit Certification
- Member of IDEA
- Professional Rescuer CPR certified
- Specializing in Women’s Health & Fitness
- Traveling, reading, rollerblading, spending time with family & friends.
“We all deserve to feel great (inside & out) everyday! Who doesn’t want a better quality of life? I take full advantage of my medical and professional experience and integrate my knowledge into all my fitness programs. I like to empower and teach my clients how to get the most out of life through nutrition and exercise. Shape It Up is not some fad fitness program that promise unrealistic results. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Fitness just has to been something you can do on a regular basis and not feel deprived or like you are sacrificing everything. It is possible and I would like to show you how!”
Professional Ballet Dancer
After graduating from Radford University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts, she danced professionally with Ballet Theatre of Annapolis, Vineland Regional Dance Company, National Ballet of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Ballet Company. Nicole has also taught ballet, modern and jazz in New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia before returning to her roots in South Jersey.