Lori Cassia-Decker

Lori, Sarah and JudyLori has 34 years experience in the fitness industry. While studying physical education in college the fitness boom was at it’s beginning. Lori holds several certifications in group fitness, athletic coaching and personal training. She was former President of The Body Workshop, Inc.  Lori is dedicated to community service and chairs events for the “Miles of Hope” Breast Cancer Foundation, St. Judes Children’s Hospital, JDRF, AHA and is on the board of the Ryan McElroy Children’s Cancer Foundation and the  Mid Hudson Road Runner’s CLub.  She is a triathlete, marathon runner and cyclist. Lori is mom to 4 daughters and 2 step sons.


Sarah Long

Sarah has been certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has been in the fitness industry for the last seven years. Sarah is certified in Pilates, Spinning, and TRX Training. Sarah also holds a special populations certification focusing on training children, seniors and prenatal women.

Judy Fox

Judy graduated with a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and has been a nationally certified athletic trainer for over twenty years. She has worked closely with athletes of all ages from middle/high school all the way up to anc including the professional level. In 2009, Judy became certified personal trainer through NASM and has been working with clients and teaching fitness classes.

Marisa Strange

Marisa graduated Ithaca College with a BS in Physical Education and from Russell Sage College with a MS in Special Education. Fitness has been a part of Marisa’s life since she was a young girl.   From the moment her mom said to get out and run some energy off, she has embraced the love of running and keeping in shape.  Running has earned her 3 time all-american status while attending college.  She also qualified to run in the Olympic Trials twice in the 3000m Steeplechase.  Marisa enjoys helping others find their potential and reach their fitness goals.

Jay Fage

Jay is very excited to be a part of the team at PULSE Cycling and Fitness. By being bitten by the fitness bug, Jay enjoys motivating people to get the most out of themselves. In his free time Jay enjoys going to Shawangunks for scenic hikes and mountain bike rides. Jay is eager to improve his fitness and overall well-being.

“The body is an amazing machine capable of extraordinary tasks”

Ariana Decker

Ariana was an athlete all through high school and continued through college. She attended Old Dominion University in Virginia. Certified in TRX Suspension Training, Ariana specializes in Kids Fitness.


Maggie Capers

Maggie Capers is currently enrolled at Dutchess Community College and plans to become a nutritionist, a physical therapist, or a personal trainer. In her free time, Maggie enjoys horseback riding, reading, and writing. She is very adamant about eating healthy and training the body to do the many aspects that it can do.