Marisa Olszewski

Marisa joins SLT with an extensive background in the fitness industry. While growing up in Westchester County and participating in dance and gymnastics, her passion for working out was born. Marisa has achieved a degree in management and multiple certifications in a variety of group fitness formats, enabling her to teach and train a wide range of classes, efficiently and effectively.Always searching for the next best thing, Marisa was thrilled to happen upon SLT because not only was it fresh and fun, but it was also exceptionally challenging. Her routines will get your heart pounding and sweat dripping as she guides your body’s transformation.

Stephanie Petruccio

Stephanie’s impressive 20-year repertoire includes a range of fitness & dance training and appearances. She is skilled in ballet, modern dance, theater dance and hip hop AND was a former member of the New York Jets Flight Crew! Additionally, she has a certification in mat Pilates. Her claim to fame, however, is her acting as a Disney Princess in Walt Disney World. After her first SLT Megaformer™ workout, Stephanie fell in love. By utilizing the most the challenging moves throughout routines, she knows students will leave her sessions sweaty and feeling accomplished. Stephanie is ready to give the performance of a lifetime during every class she teaches at SLT.

marcy modica

As a licensed physical therapist for almost 15-years and former Pilates instructor, Marcy brings an extensive awareness of the human body to SLT. She has been inspired by Megaformer™ workouts by witnessing how they completely transform the body in a short amount of time. Marcy teaches with energy and enthusiasm, believing that hard work is the key to success. She always ensure you have proper form while giving you a killer workout!


Beginning her dance training at the age of 2, Leslie has an eye for form.  She studied classical ballet for many years and competitively danced in other dance forms thereafter.  She was also a competitive cheerleader and a varsity cheerleader at her alma mater, Cornell University, so she brings an upbeat and positive energy to her classes at SLT.  As a lawyer and former dean at a New York City law school, Leslie is not afraid to lay down the law on the Megaformer to challenge you to meet your full potential and change your body.  Leslie always strives to learn more about the Megaformer, taking classes all across the country, and she frequently guest teaches as a Master Instructor at Megaformer studio JetSet Miami. 


Carla was looking for something special to round out her own fitness goals and she found it at SLT. She quickly fell into a love/hate relationship with this deliciously diabolic machine and the creativity and intensity of the Megaformer classes. Carla has an extensive background in yoga and fitness with over 2,000 hours in certifications and trainings and is thrilled to have the opportunity of incorporate all of her amassed knowledge and share it with clients. Continuously challenging her self to bring proper alignment, timing, creativity,  knowledge and fun to this challenging result packed workout.  

Tracey forte

Tracey is a lifelong athlete, and has always been passionate about health and fitness. While working in Corporate america at GE for 10  years, Tracey always let off steam through fitness.  Pilates became her passion, as it elongated  her muscles and focused on core strength.  After years of taking traditional Pilates and having  children, Tracey felt her body hit a plateau until she found SLT and the Megaformer.  Tracey was instantly hooked from the first day of feeling the oblique and bungee burn .When Tracey is not teaching SLT, you will find her on the tennis courts.  This past year, Tracey advanced her USTA tennis rating and lowered her Golf handicap, attributing both successes directly to SLT and her core strength.  Tracey loves a challenge so be prepared to be challenged to complete muscle exhaustion along with a kick-ss music playlist!  She loves a good Jay Z or Rihanna song or a throw back to the 90s.


Jessica traded in her career in fashion and retail to follow her passion for health and fitness.  This New Englander, raised in Connecticut and schooled in Boston, trained in Hatha Yoga, Aerial Arts, and Barre.  After relocating to New York, she completed nutrition school and became a health coach.  On the quest for the best in all-in-one workout, all it took was one Megaformer class to get her hooked! Jessica strives to combine the element of movement and her knowledge of the body to each one of her SLT classes providing her clients with a well-rounded exercise experience.

Mika Lawson

Teaching in the industry for over 15 years, Mika is an avid lover of fitness and movement.  Mika brings forth a focus on alignment and kinesthetic awareness.  Throughout her classes participants will notice in her choreography not only a focus on the manipulation and knowledge of the Megaformer, but of correct alignment and safe movement through the body's various planes of motion.  With a workout philosophy of keeping things difficult mentally and physically, participants of her classes are sure to receive a dynamic, challenging, and structured fitness experience.