Sophie DeHenzel, CPT, Pn2
PN Level 2 Coach (Nutrition)
Pre/Post Natal Specialist
Sophie was born and raised in Burlington, VT. At the age of four she began downhill skiing and went on to become a downhill ski racer for the Green Mountain Valley School and continued through her early adolescent years. Aside from skiing, Sophie also took a great interest in soccer in which she played at a varsity level through high school. Although Sophie no longer skis, she loves to stay active through weightlifting, cardio and keeping up with her kids.
After graduating from high school in Vermont, Sophie went on to pursue an advertising degree at Suffolk University in Boston, MA and received her B.S. in Communications in 2006. Immediately after graduating, Sophie went on to hold a position in events and promotions for a high-end, full service advertising agency. After a few years in Boston, Sophie relocated to NYC and continued to work for high profile brands. While her experience helped her to mold her client-services skills, she wanted a career that would allow her to combine these skills with a passion for fitness.
Sophie attended the prestigious American Academy of Personal Training(AAPT) in NYC and also became certified through the American College of Sports Medicine(ACSM). After spending a few years in NYC working for a high-end in home training company, Sophie relocated to Northern Virginia with her husband, Jason and DeHenzel Training Systems was born.
Sophie holds a Nutrition Certification (PN2) through Precision Nutrition, which is the largest private nutrition coaching and research company in the world.Sophie understands that exercise and nutrition goes hand in hand; one cannot fully operate without the other. Using the Pn process, Sophie helps clients form healthy lifelong habits without the use of diets, as she coaches clients through the nutrition process, helping them overcome inevitable roadblocks along the way.
Sophie is an Annette Lang Pre/Post Natal Specialist. As a Mom to young kids, Sophie understands the importance of exercise during pregnancy and how to help the body regain it’s strength and function post-pregnancy. She loves working with women who are looking to become pregnant, are pregnant or recently had a baby of their own.
Sophie has immense experience working with a wide clientele base, ranging in ages from 12 – 82 years old, and varying in physical limitations and health conditions. She enjoys working with clients who are committed to their health and fitness journey and truly delights in helping each individual client reach their goals. Sophie likes to incorporate high intensity circuits, weight lifting, boxing, and fun into her training sessions to meet the specific needs of each client.