Larysa DiDio

Pleasantville, NY
Celebrity Fitness Expert

Celebrity Fitness Trainer

For over 20 years, Larysa has been helping thousands of moms and kids live healthier, happier lives through exercise. She began her career at 16, when she became an aerobics instructor at Gold’s Gym in Kingston, NY. After moving to New York City to study anthropology and chemistry at Hunter College, she landed a job at the prestigious Vertical Club, becoming the youngest instructor on staff. By the time she graduated, Larysa had a thriving personal-training business, and her passion for motivating clients to be their very best set her on a new path.


Co-author of Sneaky Fitness: Fun Foolproof Ways To Slip Fitness Into Your Child’s Everyday


SELF Magazine & Prevention Magazine contributing fitness expert. Known editorialy as the “Makeover Queen”, Larysa has been featured in over 40 national publications such as Shape, InStyle,Glamor, Parenting, and many others

Business Owner

Her fitness facility, PFX, in Pleasantville, NY, has the distinction of being one of the first gyms to offer classes specifically tailored to kids. “Boot Camp, Baby!” and “Get Fit for Prom!”

DVD Personality

Created “Get Fit with Larysa,” an innovative fitness DVD for tween girls designed to build confidence and self-esteem. Larysa also created Strogation, which launched in August 2014 in partnership with Aetrex, Athleta, Bulu Box and produced by The Ads Group/120 and The Factory Agency. This program will provide a never seen before balance of a mix of traditional target stretching, yoga and meditation intended to ease those who aren't yogis or flexible, into a stretching and core routine that not only builds muscle and helps you lose weight, but eases aches, increases flexibility and diffuses stress at the same time.

Motivational and Lifestyle Speaker

Larysa appears at schools, hospitals, wellness seminars and on television. She’s been a featured guest at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the annual AllyKatzz Tween Summit for Girls as well as on BetterTv, New York Live and Good Day New York

Kid's Fitness

Larysa is a Health Ambassador to Best Bones Forever! and has partnered with Minor League Baseball to launch anti-childhood obesity initiative, “Fitness on Field”. She also started “The Most Awesome Race”, which is the nation’s only adventure race series for kids