Joel Harper

Circus Balancing: Always wanted to walk a tight rope?  This is the class for you. The more we practice, the more amazing tricks you can conquer. This class will challenge you, work muscles you never thought you had, and leave you feeling centered and grounded using tips from ballerinas, circus performers and contortionists.

All levels welcome.


Celebrity personal trainer Joel Harper has been developing custom workouts for personal training in New York City (NYC) for 18 years largely due to his simple exercises which produce immediate results. His clients range from Dr. Oz to Olympic medalists who are striving for break-through performances to 10 year old kids just learning to appreciate their health. With a client list as diverse as his personal training methods, he regularly works with well-known actors preparing for new roles, musicians embarking on world tours and business executives desiring increased energy and strength.

Joel has appeared in various publications from "O" magazine and Esquire to Bottomline Health. He has created all of the personal workout chapters for the New York Times best selling YOU: books series and the accompanying workout DVDs with Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen as well as the popular FIT PACK DVD.

Joel's unique personal fitness workouts have been seen on various programs including: ABC & Fox News, Oprah, the Dr. Oz. Show, Good Morning America, and Larry King. Joel is the creator of the PBS best selling DVD, FIRMING AFTER 50 and the currently running SLIM & FIT.

Originally from Texas, Joel earned a BS from NYU. Getting into shape was a necessary component of Joel's modeling career. As a model he has worked for top designers and appeared in magazines, calendars and billboards in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Staying in shape and motivating others to do the same is now a way of life.