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This directory of certified trainers serves as the primary verification source of credentials for The Genius of Flexibility Certified Trainers also called RFST Certified Trainers. It is the responsibility of an employer to confirm with sufficient identifiers that an individual, whose credentials are being reviewed, is the same person reported in the directory. Employers and others concerned about accurate current Genius of Flexibility training certification status should confirm that all documents and information presented by an individual are accurate to secure or maintain employment or to verify certification status.

Contact us for verification details. The Genius of Flexibility Center provides four categories of status association with The Genius of Flexibility Center for your review:

1. Active Certified RFST Interns, Instructors, and Elite Trainers

An individual who: (1) has successfully passed the physical flexibility and assisting RFST exams, GPT exam, professional and Olympic athlete exam, and mastery exam, and (2) is in compliance with continuing competency and/or annual CEC course completion and renewal fee requirements.

2. Pending Certification

Certified Interns that have not yet completed the current year CEC course.

3. Retired Trainers

A registrant who is no longer actively working in the field, but wishes to maintain an association with The Genius of Flexibility Center and Bob Cooley. A request for retired status must be made in writing. Retired status is permanent. Retesting is required to regain active registrant status.

The following is our list of active certified trainers:

United States

California

Bob Cooley

Bob Cooley

Founder
President
Founder & President
Santa Barbara, CA

Tom Longo

Tom Longo

West Coast Director
Certified Instructor
West Coast Director & Certified Instructor
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
650-494-0889
Tom Longo is the most experienced Resistance Stretching trainer in the San Francisco Bay Area. A certified Resistance Stretching Instructor for almost 25 years, he is co-founder of StretchWorks, located near San Francisco, where he offers group classes and individual private sessions. From 1992 to 2000 Tom trained and taught with Bob Cooley, the... read more

Nick Ware

Nick Ware

RFT Master Trainer
Director of Research
RFT Master Trainer & Director of Research
Santa Barbara, CA
805-724-2424
I've been interested in the body, nutrition and health creation for a long time. It started in high school. I tried many different training methods and diets to upgrade my performance in soccer, baseball and golf. In college, I dove deeper and continued to train and compete while studying Human Biology at Dartmouth. I interned with former U.S.... read more

Karen Mason

Karen Mason

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Santa Barbara, CA

Patrick Gregston

Patrick Gregston

Certified Elite Trainer
Certified Elite Trainer
Santa Barbara, CA
805-689-0024
Patrick has taught technology, process, tools and skills in media, education and now Resistance Flexibility. The focus is on well being and healing. You are the author of yours, and Patrick is committed to your success in achieving your goals. Now available to build RFST communities worldwide. Visiting wherever people want to use RFST... read more

Tomás Tedesco

Tomás Tedesco

Certified RFT Trainer Level III of IV
Certified RFT Trainer Level III of IV
Santa Barbara, CA
805-403-5539
"I wasn't looking for it, it found me." Hello Random Reader, my name is Tomás. About myself: I am from Argentina and am currently a student of philosophy, writing and life at SBCC. I am an intern at the RFST studio where I try to learn as much as possible whenever I am not studying, sleeping, working out, hanging out, dancing out and... read more

Eric Dermond

Eric Dermond

RFT Master Trainer
RFT Master Trainer
Santa Barbara, CA
Hello! My name is Eric Dermond and I am an elite trainer with The Genius of Flexibility in Boston. If you are interested in private sessions, my background, or anything stretch and health related, please feel free send me an email and I'd be happy to talk with you. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Have a great day,... read more

Richard Gregston

Richard Gregston

Certified Elite Trainer
Certified Elite Trainer
Santa Barbara, CA
Richard is 30 years old and has been studying Resistance Flexibility and Genetic Personality Theory for over five years now. It all started when Richard walked into Bob Cooley's Santa Barbara Center and was fascinated by Bob's Genetic Personality Theory and it's concomitance to Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as the energetic nuances and... read more

Josh Weil

Josh Weil

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Santa Barbara, CA
Experienced helping all types of people upgrade themselves through Resistance Flexibility. Has trained in Boston, Santa Barbara, Palo Alto, and New York City.... read more

Katie Napier

Katie Napier

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Santa Barbara, CA

Daniel Brennan

Daniel Brennan

Certified Affiliate Intern
Webmaster
Certified Affiliate Intern & Webmaster
Santa Barbara, CA
I stumbled into the Genius of Flexibility Santa Barbara in 2017 and somehow knew that this was the only place where I could actually resolve my biomechanical issues. It's been a long journey, one in which I have ended up completely transforming that person into someone new.... read more

Meaghan Wheeler

Meaghan Wheeler

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Santa Barbara, CA
805-329-1447
I'm a kook... read more

Megan Best

Megan Best

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Santa Barbara, CA
209-470-5213
Test... read more

Colorado

Jay Lyons

Jay Lyons

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Denver, CO
512-913-1331
I was first introduced to The Genius of Flexibility in 2006 and today at 52 years old, I continue to use Bob Cooley's system to help myself and others "stay Flexible in all ways". ... read more

Florida

Greg Liessner

Greg Liessner

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Orlando, FL
857-756-7979

Massachusetts

Bob Cooley

Bob Cooley

Founder
President
Founder & President
Boston, MA

Eric Dermond

Eric Dermond

RFT Master Trainer
RFT Master Trainer
Boston, MA
Hello! My name is Eric Dermond and I am an elite trainer with The Genius of Flexibility in Boston. If you are interested in private sessions, my background, or anything stretch and health related, please feel free send me an email and I'd be happy to talk with you. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Have a great day,... read more

John DesCamp

John DesCamp

Certified Elite Trainer
Certified Elite Trainer
Boston, MA
Thin and over-stretched... read more

Michigan

Jennifer Feldman

Jennifer Feldman

Resistance Flexibility Trainer III of V
Resistance Flexibility Trainer III of V
Grand Rapids, MI
404-408-8480

Andrew Fritz

Andrew Fritz

Resistance Flexibility Trainer II of V
Resistance Flexibility Trainer II of V
Grand Rapids, MI
616-648-9701

New York

Bob Cooley

Bob Cooley

Founder
President
Founder & President
New York City, NY

Kate Rabinowitz

Kate Rabinowitz

Certified Intern
Certified Intern
New York City, NY

Texas

Jay Lyons

Jay Lyons

Certified Affiliate Intern
Certified Affiliate Intern
Austin, TX
512-913-1331
I was first introduced to The Genius of Flexibility in 2006 and today at 52 years old, I continue to use Bob Cooley's system to help myself and others "stay Flexible in all ways". ... read more

France

Sandrine Duran

Sandrine Duran

Certified Intern
Certified Intern
Nantes
+33(0)608981723
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