Christine Gallagher DeFilippis is a fitness and dance expert, choreographer, writer, presenter and the creator of award winning fitness programs Red Hot Dance Fitness™ and Red Hot Barre™. Formally trained in NYC and Philadelphia, she danced competitively with the nationally ranked NCAA Temple University Diamond Gems while an undergrad pursuing a Journalism degree. She holds over 20 specialized certifications in a variety of formats including Body Pump, Spinning , Mat Pilates and Barre workouts. Studying dance in Philadelphia and New York City, she competed on the national level with StarPower Talent, Showstoppers, Dance Educators of America and Dance Masters of America. With over 20 years of teaching experience, she combined her passion and expertise in the fields of dance and fitness to create the Red Hot Dance Fitness program. Her programs have won numerous awards including:
- Best of Philly 2014, 2013 (Philadelphia Magazine)
- Best New Fitness Trend of 2012 (Main Line Today Mag)
- 5 celebrity judge awards from PhillyFIT Magazine including judges Top Pick, Best Instructor and Sexiest Workout.
She has been featured on Fox Good Day Philadelphia, 6ABC, CBS.com, Moxie Magazine, IDEA Fitness Journal, Philadelphia Magazine and more. In January 2013 she was featured on News Talk 1180 on their series “Women to Watch”.
Christine was the Head Coach for the La Salle University Dance team and taught and choreographed throughout the Philadelphia area.
Christine is a Global Ambassador for the Body Image Movement, a contributor for the Body Department, a FitFluential Ambassador, a Master Trainer for BOSU® and a continuing education provider for ACE and AFAA and is a certified Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.
She developed the award winning Red Hot Dance & Barre Fitness programs which include two consumer DVDs and teaches live classes at her studio on the main line as well as trains instructors worldwide through her online academies. Her mission is to motivate the world to move more through music.
To learn more you can read – A Conversation with Christine Gallagher DeFilippis