Jonathan Edmond has been teaching martial arts and physical fitness for over ten years. His career began at Romain’s Kung Fu Academy, where he was awarded a Black Slash in Shaolin Chuan (Kung Fu) and was an instructor for two years. While pursuing his college degree, Jon launched his entrepreneurial career as an independent physical trainer. Upon graduation, Jon began teaching at the Stanwich School, where he immediately impressed teachers with both the physical and emotional development of his students. Jon returned to physical training, this time with clients of all ages, in order to meet the demand for his services. This expansion of Belly and Body represents the natural progression of Jon’s successful approach to making physical fitness fun, safe, and rewarding.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from SUNY Purchase College. In addition to having earned a Black Slash, he is a Newton Natural Running Certified Coach and a Wharton Performance Flexibility Technician as designated by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.