RING THING® Group Fitness Certification
The RING THING® Group Fitness Certification will help bring this unique, exciting workout to your clients and members.
Power Monkey Coaches Dave and Sadie Durante are focused on training participants to fully understand how to safely use the apparatus and be able to confidently lead a RING THING® class.
Participants will receive an extensive Digital Manual and Certificate upon completion.
All levels are welcome to participate! Register today to save your spot.
DAVE DURANTE is a multiple time USA gymnastics national champion and was part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team as an alternate. After retiring from competition, David helped coach his alma mater, Stanford University, to an NCAA Team Title in 2009 and has continued to be a part of the sport through his position on the Athlete Advisory Committee with the United States Olympic Committee as well as his position on the USA Gymnastics Men's Technical Committee.
Dave leads Team Power Monkey which is comprised of elite athletes and coaches who help design new equipment, provide gymnastics education to the fitness world, and coach at Power Monkey's bi-annual training Camp. Dave was a lead coach with the CrossFit Gymnastics L1 course from 2013-2015. He also wrote and developed the CrossFit Gymnastics Advanced Course. He lives in NYC with his wife Sadie and coaches at Solace New York.
SADIE DURANTE is a partner in Power Monkey Fitness and is on Team Power Monkey as a gymnastics and flexibility coach. Sadie is an aerialist and dancer, trained in a diverse range of acrobatic disciplines. She is a graduate of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Fordham University’s BFA program. She performed in the critically acclaimed Venice Biennale in Italy, and has toured with various performance and circus companies. Sadie coached gymnastics and CrossFit at Solace New York and aerial fitness at Body & Pole in New York City. She is the creator of the Ring Thing Class and is excited to be launching the Certification program!