Body Reality Panel

How realistic is body positivity in the fitness industry? Spend the evening with a panel of the NYC fitness community's most body-positive game-changers as these female fitness experts and entrepreneurs discuss what it means to be fit from the inside-out. Light bites will be provided and Athleta will be offering exclusive discounts and giveaways!


Nikki Pebbles

Nikki Pebbles, founder and CEO of PebbleREBEL INC,, PebbleREBEL Media, and PebbleREBEL Fit. is an experienced branding strategist, fitness pro, social media ninja warrior with true enthusiasm and passion for helping others. Nikki has made it her mission to teach women the power of being themselves in their body, brand, and business.  After seven years of working in the fitness industry and building the nationwide dance fitness brand, Kerboomka, Pebbles created PebbleREBEL Media. She hosts everything from social media chats and in-person events, to master classes and intensives, all to better your brand and, more importantly, yourself.


Jess Glazer

Jess is a Manhattan-based personal trainer, group instructor, gymnast, fitness competitor, eating disorder survivor, self-love junkie, motivator, plant-based chef, and founder of “FITtrips”. She is a personal trainer at NYSC Flagship Astor Place, as well as a lead instructor for the NYSC RedZone Boutique. Her number one reminder to clients is that fitness isn’t about being better than anyone else. We should not compare ourselves to anyone else, but rather focus on being better than we used to be. Health and wellness isn’t measure by how you look, but how you feel!


Janeil Mason

Janeil Mason is an independent personal trainer and group fitness instructor that values her clients’ enjoyment while training.  Janeil has taught at various corporate gyms and boutique studios in NY, and most recently received her Master’s in Exercise Physiology from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. Her personal fitness brand FitandLit promotes understanding the mind body connection with exercise and encourages her participants to understand the mental strength that can be gained from training their bodies. Janeil enjoys participating in all kinds of physical pursuits including: athletic conditioning, dancing, running, lifting and more. If you are looking for a fitness buddy to do new things with, hit her up!


Sonya Price Herbert

Sonja is a Pilates and fitness instructor, lifestyle coach, and former social worker. She is the founder of Commando Core Fitness and the Black Girls Pilates community on Instagram and Facebook. Sonja is comprehensively certified in Pilates and holds TRX Level 1 and Kettlebell Concepts Level 1 certifications.