"A healthy lifestyle empowers your well being.

    Empower your well being, you empower your evolution.

    You choose to thrive!"

    - David

  • David is a seasoned, nationally certified personal fitness trainer with 22 years experience in

    one-to-one personal fitness training, more than 36 years active experience in fitness, as well as

    19 years experience in practice as a chiropractor. For over 36 years, since age 22, David has engaged in 60 to 90 minutes of daily exercise, with a love for outdoor activities.

    THRIVE! was born from a combination of his passion for leading others toward well being and his love of exercise. David's education, and past and present experience includes:

    • Undergraduate degree (B.S.) in biology from Bridgewater State University
    • Graduate-professional degree of D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic) from Life University
    • Nationally certified personal fitness trainer through the Athletic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) in Sherman Oaks California since 1996
    • Licensed chiropractor in Massachusetts since 1989
    • Practice of chiropractic includes over 3 years in general private practice, more than 13 years in wellness private practice and 3 years as a staff chiropractor in a Boston multidisciplinary practice
    • Independent contractor personal trainer at fitness centers in Plymouth and Pembroke
    • Contracted personal trainer for the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council’s police cadet physical training program in Pembroke
    • Personal trainer and staff member at athletic clubs in Solana Beach and San Diego California where he gained experience working along side and learning from some of the top fitness professionals at that time
    • Personal trainer and Wellness Center staff member at the Newport County RI YMCA
    • Since  2010 David has been accepting private clients for personal training, lifestyle consultations, as well as public speaking on lifestyle, health, well being and "organic chiropractic"
    • Since its opening in April 2014, David has been a personal trainer at the Dartmouth YMCA's Healthy Living Center
  • "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn

    Personal Training, Lifestyle Consultations

    a KISS & DIGS Approach with Body-Mind Integration

    With over 40 years of combined professional experience in wellness care and fitness, David has seen the lasting benefits of integrating personal training and lifestyle changes with a KISS (keep it simple) and DIGS (do it gradually) approach on a body-mind level.

    With this method, using only your own body weight, he will take you through a complete full-body strength, stretching and balance workout. Healthy eating advising is also included.

    Some of the many benefits of personal training with David using his THRIVE! program include

    • Teaches you a variety of body weight exercises integrated with visualization and mindfulness which will lead you to impressive results
    • Workouts are fully tailored to your goals and abilities allowing you to get the best possible results in the shortest amount of time
    • Keeps you motivated by encouraging you to keep your end results in mind
    • Keeps you accountable and consistent
    • Expertise and support will help you meet your personal fitness goals
    • Chooses the right intensity for you during each work out
    • Ensures that your workout is safe and effective though proper form, intensity and assistance
    • Provides fitness advice that is personalized to you and closely monitors how your body responds to your workout routine
    • Helps you gain and maintain the ability to engage in daily activities and recreational activities with less risk of injury by giving you greater strength, flexibility and balance
    • Convenient and saves you time - David travels to you: training and consultations right at your home

    Through lifestyle consultations integrating health & wellness on a body-and-mind level, you will learn how easy it is to achieve well being through a healthy lifestyle, how to empower your well being making it a lifestyle, and how to live in well being, by receiving guidance and direction on a variety of lifestyle areas including

    • exercise/fitness 
    • healthy eating 
    • food choices 
    • supplements
    • natural health care options 
    • mindfulness, meditation 
    • relaxation, recreation 
    ~ Lifestyle Consulting is $20 per person per half hour ~
    ~ Personal Training is $60 per person per hour ~



    With his many years experience in health and fitness, David has honed excellent verbal and written skills. He is available to all types of groups, conventions, meetings, churches, lyceums, events, seminars, fitness centers, colleges and universities, as a guest speaker on well being ($35 per half hour) or to write an article (negotiable fee) for any publication on any number of wellness topics.

  • Contact David

    To schedule Personal Training, Lifestyle Consultations, or Guest Speaking with David

    or to request he write an article for your publication

    leave a voice message for him at 508-542-7335