TAP into a team of dedicated fitness & health professionals


We became partners  to provide our members with a better partner. 


Our vision: bridge fitness with health; empower people to be as well as possible.

We care as much about how you are fostering meaningful connections and feeling part of a community as we do about your personal fitness goals. We help you be as strong as you can be while making certain you are eating right, sleeping, addressing risk factors, medical concerns  and effectively contending with stress or pain. 


Our goal of joining forces is to make all this and more possible, for you. 

Lauren Leppla CSCS

Partner Performance Coaching

After earning a BS in Environmental Science  from New York University Lauren went to work for a leading residential real estate developer committed to environmental responsibility. After several years she realized that building  and managing premier properties was not as much fun as running and training. Determined to follow her passion for fitness Lauren transitioned to working  at TAP as an office manager, then led operations while also working as a Master Trainer before becoming a Partner.  

Dr. EJ Zebro CCSP

Partner Performance Therapy 

EJ Zebro has been teaching the art of functional movement for over 25 years. He is a licensed Chiropractor and began studying Exercise Science at The University of Delaware where he also played varsity soccer. EJ honed his functional training skills as a strength and conditioning coach and developed a proprietary Train Away Pain fascial manipulation methodology that is the foundation for TAP's approach to increasing  performance while decreasing rates of injury and time to recovery.  

Noah Hendler APRN, MSN, MPS, FNP-C, FIEL

Partner Performance Medicine

Noah is Nurse Practitioner who worked on the front-lines in busy urban trauma centers and throughout post-acute settings.  He is a serial innovator and helped pioneer value-based episodic care models initiating some of the nation’s first bundled payment programs. His passion for improving care delivery led to co-founding the Society of Nurse Innovators Entrepreneurs and Leaders (SONSIEL). Noah found his place at the bedside and beyond in health care after earning a comparative religion degree from Duke University and a Master's degree at NYU in Interactive Telecommunications. The death of a good friend motivated Noah to become a nurse and earn both his BSN and MSN degrees at Fairfield University. He loves caring for people of all ages and is licensed in Family Practice.


TAP into our local Strength Lab


While we offer select services remotely, our TAP Strength Lab location is where we conduct performance assessments and deliver services in person.

We remain open for in person appointments with COVID safe protocols that pre-screen and allow for waiting in your vehicle while we sanitize. When we are ready we notify you to come inside. We are restricting visitors, wearing masks, practicing social distancing and getting tested regularly. 

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