Donna Ognibene

Master Movement Specialist and Consultant

About Donna Ognibene


Boston University  – Masters Degree, M.A.T.

Stony Brook University, SUNY – Bachelor’s Degree


Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS)*, Gray Institute (GI)

Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS), (GI)

Certification in Functional Manual Reaction (FMR), (GI)

Certified Movement Analysis & Performance System Specialist (3D MAPS), (GI)

Certified Personal Trainer, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Certified Pilates Instructor, Power Pilates Comprehensive

Certified Yoga Instructor, PranaVayu RYT

Certified in Mat & Equipment **

*An elite & prestigious International Credential earned by fewer than 1% of US fitness & health professionals

**Credentialed by Master Trainers: Kathy Van Patten, Lolita San Miguel, & Nora Gomez-Dears



Advisor, Harvard Women’s Swim & Dive Team

Member, Screen Actors Guild

Legacy Ambassador, Lululemon

Member, InVisage Association


Donna Ognibene’s credits include gymnast, marathon runner, middle school teacher, and actress. She has been professionally active in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. Donna has been described as a world-class master trainer, passionate teacher, trusted advisor, empowering coach, curious learner, creative innovator, industry leader, and community advocate. While she is all that, her natural talent is in bringing out the best in people. Aside from her professional roles, Donna enjoys time with family, friends, good food, community events, the Boston arts/sports/entertainment scene, acting, writing, and international travel.

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