Betsy Gustafson, of Dover, was named as one of six finalists as East Coast Trainer of the Year, put on by the American Aerobic Association International and the International Sports Medicine Association.

The international fitness certification association has been certifying fitness professionals in personal training, exercise, nutrition and sports medicine for more than 38 years.

Gustafson said she teaches 23 fitness classes each week and has been doing so for 38 years. She is a certified group exercise instructor; certified personal trainer; yoga, Pilates, tai chi instructor; and senior exercise specialist.