Daphnie Yang is a Certified Personal Trainer and the creator of HIIT IT! NYC's Ultimate High Intensity Interval Training Workout. She is currently sponsored by Athleta. Daphnie first exploded onto the New York City fitness scene in 2007 and has been taking it by storm ever since, quickly becoming one of the most sought after personal trainers, instructors and race coaches in Manhattan.
Athleta Sponsored Athlete
NYU. BFA, Dance
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) Certified Personal Trainer/Certified Pre and Post Natal Trainer
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) Certified Marathon Coach
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) Certified Nutrition Counselor
Creator of HIIT IT!
Exercise and fitness have always been a huge part of Daphnie’s life, she did grow up in sunny northern California after all. Whether it was dance, soccer, swimming, hiking or long distance running, you name it, she did it. A self- proclaimed "girly tomboy", Daphnie developed an appreciation for living actively and healthfully at a young age because frankly, she loved how awesome it made her feel.
Daphnie moved from the Bay Area to New York City in 2003 to attend New York University. Upon graduating in 2007 with a BFA in Dance and Theatre Arts, Daphnie decided to turn her passion for health/wellness into a career and devote her life to helping others achieve their fitness and wellness goals.
After college Daphnie became a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) and began her personal training career. Daphnie currently trains clients six days a week at her gym space in downtown Manhattan.
In October of 2013 Daphnie created and launched her High Intensity Interval Training workout, HIIT IT! HIIT IT! combines Daphnie's strength moves with her cardio and core moves performed in her High Intensity Interval Training format for a total body workout designed to get you into the best shape of your life. HIIT IT! blasts body fat, torches calories, sculpts lean muscle mass, strengthens the core, skyrockets the metabolism and improves cardiovascular endurance. HIIT IT! is scientifically proven to get you fitter FASTER. Each class burns up to 800 calories in one hour. She is now teaching HIIT IT! to packed classes at CAP21 Studios and Athleta Flatiron.
Daphnie has motivated hundreds of people to reduce body fat, sculpt lean muscle mass, increase cardiovascular endurance and run marathons, but most importantly, she has helped countless people achieve balance and wellness in their day to day lives.