When you support EvolveFitnessNYC you are supporting a family business.  Co-owned by brothers Kenny Pena and Norberto Santana.   Kenny and Norberto have joined forces to bring you effective and affordable training because we believe that fitness should be accessible to everyone.  

KENNY PENA (founder): 

Kenny Pena has been in the fitness industry either training, teaching or coaching since 1989.  Kenny's fitness method has been featured in several magazines and online sites such as: Allure, PageSix Sunday,  Essence, Blood, Sweat & Cheer and Well and Good.com.  With over 20 years of training Kenny has developed his own style that has been found to be effective, efficient and safe.  The best part of Kenny's program is that it can be done in 30 minutes!  Kenny has been asked by several fitness booking programs to partner with Evolve Fitness (these booking apps include ClassPass, FitReserve, and MindBody).  Kenny not only pushes his clients in the room, but pushes them in their personal lives to eat well and live a happy and well balanced life.


Norberto Santana has over 14 years of personal training experience and over 20 years of experience within the Martial Arts.  Eight years ago Noberto left his position as a manager of a gym to join the War On Terrorism.  Serving almost a decade with the United States Marines, Norberto spent 13 months in Iraq with Regimental Combat Team 1 defending our country.   Coming full circle and ever improving on his training techniques Norberto has helped civilians and military personnel improve on their fitness levels.  Norberto brings you a unique mix of Bootcamp / High Intensity Interval Training modified to your level of fitness.  To each class, Norberto brings the best of his Marine Corps training as well as the private training techniques that he learned from his brother.  Norberto takes pride in pushing his clients to the next level, urging them to take that extra rep or lift that heavier weight.