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Humans of Nantucket

Rachel Fabiszak

What is your passion?

I would say my passion is fitness and being a personal trainer.  I just like exercising with people and getting them to move. I like getting people to see something new inside of themselves and make them feel stronger. Fitness for sure!

Why did you choose to be a personal trainer?

It had a lot to do with Nantucket Health Club specifically. I just liked going there, the people that worked there, the owner, and my friend Jonathan who worked there. It just felt like a family. I was so comfortable exercising, getting stronger myself, and learning. Then I had an epiphany one day. I was gardening and I just thought you know oh my god I think I am going to become a personal trainer. It just feels right. I am obsessed with exercising right now. I was bringing people to the health club with me every other week. They made a joke like who is going to last the longest with Jasmine.  They would laugh at me every week.  It just felt so amazing for me that I wanted to share that with other people. I wanted to show people that you can become stronger and stay healthy and fit.

Subject: Jasmine Cruz
Location: Nantucket Health Club
Date: December 19th, 2014

Humans of Nantucket, modeled after the famous Humans of New York, intends to portray various members of the island community who share with us their lives, dreams and hopes.

Photographer and island native Rachel Fabiszak owns Rachel Fabiszak Photography.