About Us

Meet the Owners

Since January 2004, Living Fitness has proudly been serving the Newport Coast community. Our mission is to deliver our clients extreme and rapid results via the latest training techniques and fitness trends in the most unique and elegantly designed facility. Living Fitness is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Tom and Nicolette Kousoulas.

     

Nicolette Kousoulas Bio

Nicolette is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and holds a Bachelors Degree from CSU, Chico in Business with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She also holds certifications in Pilates, Yoga and Barre. Her evolution into fitness began when she was a dancer and choreographer at the age of sixteen. Nicolette discovered strength training at the young age of eighteen. She went from being 20 pounds overweight to ripped in just a matter of weeks. Upon entering and winning her first fitness competition, she began working as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer to share her passion for fitness. Nicolette is considered an industry expert and has been training and teaching various modalities of fitness for 20 years.

In 2004, Nicolette opened Living Fitness, an upscale personal training facility In Newport Coast, with her husband Tom. Drawing upon her extensive experience in personal training, pilates, yoga and dance, Nicolette created FitBarre in 2009. Nicolette’s classes are high energy and challenging. She inspires and motivates each client to give 100% both in and outside of class to achieve their fitness goals.

Tom Kousoulas Bio

Tom Kousoulas has been ranked America’s top personal trainer and leading health and fitness expert by numerous publications.  Upon graduating from UCLA, Tom put to use his studies in exercise science and nutrition and underwent a physical transformation.  Tom’s exceptional physical condition gained much attention from the media, landing him the cover and a special issue of Men’s Fitness magazine dedicated to his ideas and principles.  Soon after, Tom earned the prestigious position of Health and Fitness Editor for Men’s Perspective, City Fitness, Gym, Men’s Fitness, and Detour Magazine.  Through his writing, Tom is responsible for the physical fitness of millions of individuals worldwide.  As Hollywood’s top fitness guru, Tom’s client list has included high profile clients ranging from actors, to supermodels, to professional athletes. Tom is a fitness visionary. Combining his passion for fitness and design, he envisioned and executed his plan to build one of the most luxurious and state-of-the-art private training facilities, Living Fitness.