Leslie E. Burns CPT
Mr. Burns has been with Prescription Exercise for over three years and in that time he has honed his skills in providing excellent care for his clients and creating diverse exercise plans that meet the individual goals of each Prescription Exercise member.
Mr. Burns is a physical therapy student at Suffolk County Community College where he has been awarded an Associates degree. Mr. Burns is also a health science student at Stony Brook University. Mr. Burns specializes in movement science. He also has extensive knowledge on exercise science and the human body.
Mr. Burns' main goal at Prescription Exercise is to help his clients improve their quality of life through exercise training.
Christopher W. Kushner CEP
Mr. Kushner is the founder of Prescription Exercise, LLC. He is a certified, Clinical Exercise Physiologist who specializes in designing physical fitness and rehabilitation programs for a wide range of populations including patients with severe cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic diseases. His philosophy and methods are evidenced based and supported by scientific literature. This approach was developed while working as a research and teaching assistant in the human performance laboratory at Adelphi University, where he earned a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Mr. Kushner currently teaches several courses in the Fitness Specialist program at Suffolk County Community College. He has also taught Physiology of Exercise, Human Structure and Function, Nutrition, and Biomechanics at Dowling College. Prior to starting this program, he worked at OXYGYM for 9 years as the director of rehabilitation and supervisor of the clinical staff. Mr. Kushner also has experience instructing for several sports medicine facilities, working with patients recovering from spinal surgery and other musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions.
Lily Reis, B.A.
Assistant of Administration
Ms. Reis is a valued member of the Prescription Exercise team, she has been with us for just over a year. You can usually find her behind the reception desk taking phone calls, making appointments, speaking with clients, or managing this very website.
Ms. Reis has a Bachelor's degree in English from Saint Joseph's University where she graduated with the highest distinction. Ms. Reis is currently working on obtaining her Master's degree from Stony Brook University in English.