Some may say that she's "a brunette in the Catherine Zeta-Jones mold"
and others may say that she is just "doing God's work"
but nonetheless, Christine Grimaldi is surely not
your typical yogi. Throughout the past couple of years, she's managed to open up seven studios (Hamptons, New York, and Florida), work with numerous
celebrities, fly to several movie sets to privately work with the celebrities, guest appear on TV (the Today's show, the View, ABC news, NBC news, and FOX news), be featured in various newspapers and magazines (The Daily News, the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Shape magazine, Fitness magazine, Elle magazine, and the Yoga journal among a few), and even create a group called the "Cancer Dancers". Christine received her Ph. D in exercise physiology and spent about 20 years teaching many personalities yoga and martial arts, as well as providing personal training to those who were interested. She was chosen to be the New Yorker of the Week,
managed to write several handbooks on exercise and yoga, and developed many educational motivational programs and workshops in medical institutions nationwide . Nevertheless, as she worked with many celebrities throughout the east coast, she was able to find another passion- cancer patients. Christine was the founder of the "Cancer Dancers", which is a mentor group to help inspire young adults to help fight cancer and transition into survivorship through exercise movement and life coaching. She has dedicated her life to working in Integrative Therapies program at the Columbia University Medical Center with cancer patients and has catered to many adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Currently, Christine Grimaldi is in the middle of co-writing a book on complimentary and alternative methods for people going through cancer treatments but nonetheless, her passion is still there to help young adults through yoga and movement to beat their battle with cancer and transcend back into their normal lives.