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Meet Kassia Garfield, owner of MaxStrength Fitness-Niceville, Florida!


Kassia is a well-rounded physical health professional, an Athletic Trainer, and a practicing physical therapist for the last 11 years. She grew up on an oyster farm where work ethic was an expectation, not an option. Being part of a small family business, the ideals of partnership, growth, teamwork and hard-manual labor helped shape an attitude of determination, community service and commitment.

She’s an Air Force veteran, gaining advanced PT skills for orthopedic treatments, and truly understands the value of strength training for injury management, prevention, and a healthy lifestyle. She wishes every aging adult did strength training. Walking is not enough!

After years working in various clinics, with the military, and after a deployment, she is now focusing on teaching in the physical therapy profession. She teaches anatomy and physiology and some other health science courses, cultivating young minds to have a higher standard of patient care while still providing patient services.

She is overwhelmingly excited to join the MaxStrength Fitness family to continue to advocate for healthy lifestyles in the aging population, focusing on prevention and fitness!