Orange Shoe Personal Trainers

Catherine Ortega

Catherine Ortega

Fitness Professional

Personal Trainer Sun Prairie


Catherine was raised in New York surrounded by her brothers, who introduced her to various sports where she developed an interest in fitness. While attending high school in Wisconsin, she enrolled in a strength & conditioning program that made a huge impact in her life, but it wasn't until after graduation that she truly embraced the world of fitness. In her free time she enjoys interior decorating, training her dog & hanging with family. Being a busy mother of three, Catherine remains committed to her lifestyle & has stayed consistent with strength training, crossFit and duathlons. She believes in the importance of exercise and how it can improve your wellbeing and mental health. Beyond addressing your fitness concerns, she is excited to empower and guide you every step of the way.

Q & A

Q: Why did you become a personal trainer?

A: I chose to become a personal trainer because it aligns with my personal interests, and I have a genuine passion for helping people.

Q: What has been one of your favorite client experiences?

A: I love when a client hits a new PR or does something new that they never imagined they could do. Seeing that look of empowerment on their face is exciting and extremely rewarding.

Q: What is your proudest physical achievement?

A: Life can get in the way of our schedules & I’m most proud of my consistency in the gym throughout the years. My love for training hasn’t changed even when life gets in the way.

Q: Why do you love Orange Shoe?

A: I’ve been going to a commercial gym for 10+ years, where a simple greeting is a rarity upon entering. The atmosphere at Orange Shoe surpasses anything I've experienced. The moment you step in, you're immediately welcomed by a sense of belonging to their vibrant community. Everyone genuinely cares about you & your success.