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Alex Katz

Executive Director of Neighborhood Ninjas


Alex Katz has been a ninja athlete, coach and the Director of Neighborhood Ninjas since 2018. Full time, she is a holistic health and behavior change coach, speaker and wellness consultant. 


Alex holds degrees in Psychology (B.A.), Spanish, (B.A), Human Development and Higher Education (M.S.), and has over 9 years of experience in the fields of education, fitness, and mental health. 


In addition to being a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach (among other certifications), Alex is a certified child sexual abuse prevention facilitator through Darkness to Light and has professional experience coordinating wellness programs for underserved youth. 


Alex was named a Top Motivational Speaker to Watch in 2021, and Instructor of the Year at the University of Connecticut in 2020, and loves helping others grow through transformative workshops, events and other educational opportunities. She provides a holistic, strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to wellness and behavior change, and is passionate about helping others improve their lives.

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