MEET OUR TEAM


ANNA KAISER

Anna Kaiser is the Founder and CEO of Anna Kaiser Studios. Anna has helped transform thousands of clients’ lives through her online streaming membership program, 3 flagship studios, and unique content creation. She has quickly become one of the industry’s most highly respected and reputable experts. Anna Kaiser is renowned for transforming the bodies of women (and men!) the world over, and her clients include some of the biggest stars in Hollywood and the music industry. Anna’s signature workout is a mix of dance, power, and toning that leads to visible results. Along the way, she’s built an empire—destination fitness studios in New York City and the Hamptons, and virtual workouts streamed worldwide.

With an extensive background in professional dance, performance, and exercise, Anna created a cross-training technique that incorporates the best workouts for a woman’s body in the most effective, efficient, and fun way possible.

Anna Kaiser Studios provides an exclusive and comprehensive fitness program for members. Anna personally creates and releases content for all sessions and classes on the first of every month. Members are empowered to become stronger in their bodies, minds, and communities. With clients like Kelly Ripa, Shakira, Sarah Jessica Parker, and YOU, Anna and her team of elite trainers provide an unparalleled fitness experience.

Anna’s first DVD Expecting More: The Complete Pregnancy Fitness System for Fit and Healthy Moms-to-Be, received rave reviews internationally, and received a GOLD medal at the National Parenting Publications Awards. (NAPPA) She has hosted retreats in Mexico, Costa Rica, Austin, Ojai, and Martha's Vineyard, and continues to train and travel internationally. Anna has been featured in Vogue, The NYTimes, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly, The Today Show, Good Morning America, SELF, Glamour, Shape, WWD, E!, InStyle, W Magazine, Women’s Health, Well&Good, and has been a contributing editor for People Magazine. Anna co-hosted the primetime ABC Series “My Diet is Better than Yours” and partnered with Target to create the C9 Limited Edition by Anna Kaiser, available in stores nationwide. NBC’s "Know Your Value" deemed her the "reigning queen of fitness" and she was selected as one of Greatist's 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness.



ANNA KAISER

Celebrity Fitness Expert, Anna Kaiser, is known for transforming the bodies of some of Hollywood and the music industry’s biggest stars. Her signature workout is a mix of dance, power, and toning that leads to visible results. Along the way, she’s built an empire, with fitness studios in New York City and the Hamptons, and virtual workouts streamed worldwide.

During her early career as a dancer, Anna toured with Shakira and choreographed the music video for "She Wolf." Aside from touring with recording artists, Anna appeared in the hit Disney film Enchanted as a principal dancer, was a part of the international tour of Fame!, and was in Carnegie Hall's production of Show Boat. Anna founded Anna Kaiser Studios in 2013, opening her first studio on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Using her years of expertise in performance and training, she created a cross-training program that incorporates the best workouts for a woman’s body in the most effective, efficient, and fun way possible.  

Anna Kaiser Studios provides a comprehensive training program for members including dance, tone and power. Members are empowered to become stronger in their bodies, minds and communities. With clients like Kelly Ripa, Shakira, and Alicia Keys, Anna and her team of top-tier trainers provide an unparalleled fitness experience.

 




BLAIRE BUCHANAN

Blaire loves being a part of Anna Kaiser Studios. Born and raised in Texas, she began dancing at the age of three and competed internationally. Blaire continued dancing in college with the St. John’s University Dance Team, where she earned a BA in Psychology. She has been privileged to train with the Interlochen Center for the Arts, Point Park University and the Joffrey Ballet School. She most recently worked with the Universal Dance Association as a dance instructor. Her credits include The Dan Patrick Show, Adidas, Dance Spirit Magazine, High School Musical National Tour and the Disney Christmas Spectacular. Blaire loves being a part of the fitness community and helping clients achieve their goals!



LEAH DUSTIN

Leah is a NASM Certified personal trainer and lifelong dancer since the age of three. She graduated with a BA in Dance Kinesiology in addition to the professional training program at NYC's Broadway Dance Center. Some of her performance highlights include dancing for New York Fashion week, Good Morning America and alongside the musical artist Mýa. Leah has always had a passion for fitness as it has been an integral part of her dance life. Leah is always striving for growth as an athlete herself and is currently working to expand her knowledge in Yin yoga. Her goal is for you to leave class radiating confidence and gratitude.


COLLEEN EDWARDS

Colleen Edwards is a dancer from Montauk, NY living in Brooklyn. In 2017, she graduated with a BA in Dance and minor in English from Hofstra University where she had the pleasure of working with Doug Varone, Igal Perry, Sean Curran, and many others. After graduation, she performed with the NeoPolitical Cowgirls and is a dancer with Dances We Dance, a Duncan based company. She is a NASM certified personal trainer with ACE pre/post natal qualifications, and loves that she is able to combine her passion for dance and fitness together at Anna Kaiser Studios.



JAMIE GOLDEN

Jamie grew up in Denver, Colorado as an award-winning dancer at a ballet academy. After years of traveling the world performing, Jamie found the place she now calls home: New York City. In 2014, she joined the Anna Kaiser Studios, where she was able to merge her life-long passions for fitness and dance. As a Master Instructor and celebrity trainer, Jamie has years of experience creating tailored programs to meet clients’ specific needs. She consistently challenges her clients in fun ways, pushing them past their perceived limits and inspiring them to be their best selves. Along with her notorious playlists, Jamie brings her authentic joy and enthusiasm to every class.



ANYSIA KELLY

Anysia Kelly, dancer and fitness enthusiast, was born and raised in Queens, NY where her dance training started at the age of six. She attended Rutgers University, where she had her first encounter with the fitness community, received her BFA in dance from the prestigious Mason Gross School of the Arts, and completed her minor concentration in entrepreneurship. Upon graduating Anysia moved back to New York to pursue her career in dance and fitness. Joining Anna Kaiser Studios in 2018, Anysia acquired her personal training certification from NASM and has been helping clients reach their goals in fun and diverse ways through strength training and dance.



KAYLA MAYKO

Kayla, a Western Massachusetts native, fell in love with dance at age 3. She grew up training at Artistic Dance Conservatory in ballet, jazz, contemporary and tap among other styles. She danced competitively and supplemented her training on scholarship at Boston Ballet and Radio City Music Hall. Her love of performing led her to NYC where she earned her BFA in Dance and minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has had the privilege of working with and performing work by Jose Limón, James Martin, Gregory Dolbashian and Tracie Stanfield (to name a few!) and continues to perform throughout the city on concert and commercial stages. Kayla is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and is thrilled to bridge her passion for fitness and wellness with her love of dance here at Anna Kaiser Studios!



ALLIE PINEL

Allie Pinel is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer from Paris, France. After graduating George Washington University with honors in Dance and Art History, she moved to New York to pursue dance and choreography and has performed at the House of Sweden, New York Live Arts, Abrons Arts Center, Fusebox Festival in Austin, Texas and Le Mouvement Festival in Switzerland, among others. Allie has been a movement coach on fashion shoots for Carine Roitfeld (CR Books) and has choreographed music videos for Chinese punk band Re-TROS and indie drummer Dan Drohan among others. She has received the Luther Rice Research Fellowship in Dance and Maida Withers Dance Award for Innovation in Dance.

Allie is also a marathon runner and has run the New York City marathon three times. She was an Equinox Prodigy in 2019 and holds an Equinox Pilates Mat Certification. Allie really enjoys working with different bodies and pushing people further than they think they can go- always with kindness and a sense of humor. Outside of fitness, Allie works in podcasting for New York Public Radio.



CLAIRE UPTON

Originally from Sacramento, California, Claire graduated in 2016 from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance. During her time in Southern California, Claire worked at the Disneyland Resort performing in parades, freelance dancing, and teaching ballet. In early 2018, she moved to New York to continue her dance career and began her journey with Anna Kaiser Studios. Claire is NASM-CPT certified and promises to use her dance and fitness training, years of experience, and BOMB playlists to help you perform your best in every class!



HANNAH WRAY

Hannah is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and a Barre Instructor certified through ABT. She has deepened her education with a base-level AFAA Yoga Training (with a focus on postures, stretching and restorative movements), and she has experience with pre- and post-natal modifications through her Barre certification. Having recovered from illness and injury in the past, Hannah knows first-hand the hard work it takes to overcome personal challenges and reach your goals. Though it may not always be easy, Hannah believes that positive motivation and having fun are critical to maintaining wellness and living your best life each day.



TIFFANY MCINTOSH

Tiffany joined Anna Kaiser Studios in the summer of 2015. Born and raised in the Bronx, she grew up in a large family which helped to mold her passion for customer service and people. After graduating college, Tiffany worked at Reebok Sports Club/NY where she held roles such as Client Services, Reception, and Operations Manager. After 16 years of displaying excellent leadership skills, the ability to effectively manage and excel at strategic thinking she started her journey at Anna Kaiser Studio.

In her current role as Regional Director, she is tasked with designing and implementing business operations, establishing policies that promote company culture/vision, and overseeing operations.

Tiffany has thoroughly enjoyed the last 5 and half years at Anna Kaiser Studio and looks forward to continuing her career in such a dynamic company led by some of the fiercest fitness professionals in the industry.  



ISABEL BALLA

Isabel moved to New York City after completing a Bachelor's of Science from Ithaca College. She started at Anna Kaiser Studios in 2018 as a part-time receptionist at the Upper East Side studio. Isabel's background of sales and marketing led her to assist in the creation of advertising collateral and marketing strategies for the studio. After excelling at executing studio procedures, she was promoted to full-time sales lead at the Upper East Side Studio. Isabel's ability to work seamlessly within a team to exceed client and employee expectations led her to become the assistant manager at the Nomad studio in her second year at the company. She then became the General Manager of the Nomad and East Hampton studio. Isabel's superior customer service and expertise in sales has ultimately led her to become Studio Director at Anna Kaiser Studios.