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Personal Training

HEATHER DUPUIS

Heather is the founder of Vie and is active in every facet of its operations. She brings over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry to the studio having become a certified personal trainer while completing her degree in human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. Heather has competed in numerous adventure races, marathons and road races.

Certifications:

  • B.A Human Kinetics (University of British Columbia)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Lauren Casanova

LAUREN CASANOVA

Lauren received her BS in Architecture at the University of Michigan. Lauren stays active in team athletics, and has participated in the Detroit Marathon and several half marathons. As a Personal Trainer, her goal is to help clients achieve fitness success and fulfillment through fun and fresh work-outs and to help establish health and fitness as an attainable lifestyle choice. “Those who say it cannot be done should not get in the way of the person doing it.”

Certifications:

  • B.S. Architecture (University of Michigan)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
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Caleb Brudi

Caleb is a certified personal trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and is currently in his senior year pursuing a degree in Exercise Science at Eastern Michigan University. His passion for people and fitness collide into enhancing lives through creative, personalized exercise. He strives to create workouts that are both challenging and motivating, and pushes clients to improve their physical and mental strength.

Caleb found his love for fitness early playing sports growing up, and spending his time outdoors. In recent years he has become an avid rock climber, which allows him to spend time in nature, while staying active. Caleb also serves in the United States Air Force as a crew chief performing maintenance and overseeing aircraft.

Certifications:

  • B.S. in Exercise Science at Eastern Michigan University, in progress
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • United States Air Force, Tactical Aircraft Maintainer
  • CPR & AED
David Burke

David Burke

David helps clients achieve and exceed their fitness goals by designing fun and effective, personalized programs based on the fundamentals of exercise science. As a former Physical Education Instructor and basketball coach, David gained the skill set to foster positive relationships and motivate individuals to perform at their highest level. David has earned his Masters of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan and has completed several graduate level courses in nutrition. David is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, and in his off time, he enjoys resistance training, basketball, boxing, racquetball, cooking, baking, photography, and jazz.

Certifications:

  • M.S. Kinesiology (University of Michigan)
  • B.A. Psychology (University of Washington)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
  • Emergency Medical Response
Abe Colwell

ABE COLWELL

Abe earned a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Eastern Michigan University and loves the challenge of guiding individuals from various backgrounds toward new heights in personal fitness. As an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, Abe uses an array of testing methods and fitness program designs to help clients attain a variety of goals whether it be athletic performance, body composition, flexibility or general conditioning. Outside of training, you can catch Abe staying active playing hockey, soccer or just about any social team sport!

Certifications:

  • B.S. Sport Management (University of Connecticut)
  • Masters in Exercise Physiology (Eastern Michigan University)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • Precision Nutrition-PN1
  • CPR & AED
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STEVE DAVIS

Steve’s life has always revolved around health. Swimming, among other sports at the age of five, set the beginning to his preferred interest and has transformed into a lifestyle. He brings a knowledge and skill set to vie that offers a wide variety of options for every type of client’s wants and needs. As an avid weight trainer, you can always expect to be motivated and challenged. Currently, Steve is pursuing a degree in Movement Sciences with plans of merging his career path and personal lifestyle.

Certifications:

  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
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Gavin Gardner

Gavin joins Vie after spending 12 years in retail management, where he developed his passion for coaching and motivating his team to reach their potential. His life has always revolved around athletics running track, playing football, and even being involved in modern dance. Coupled with his passion for helping people Gavin decided to take on the fitness industry. He enjoys putting together creative workout plans to suit the needs of every client. Originally from Detroit, Gavin lived in Los Angeles for 10 years before recently moving back to the Midwest. In his free time, you can find him gardening, exercising, bowling or hanging out at a local park with his son and fiance.

Certifications:

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR & AED
Pilates Instructor Angela Loudermilk

ANGELA LOUDERMILK

A Michigan native, Angela attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit where she studied Art Direction. During that time, she started teaching in the health and fitness space and eventually opened a small studio offering personal training and small group classes. Always striving to push herself, she finished Ironman 140.6 triathlons in Louisville and Madison and recently placed top 5 in four NPC Western Michigan figure competition categories. She brings to her clients the same SMART goal setting and strategies for exercise programs and nutritious meal preparation that she includes in her daily routine and feels that the combination of both can help improve energy, body composition, and achievement of personal health and performance goals.

Certifications:

  • STOTT® Pilates trained (Mat & Reformer L1 & 2, CCB L1, and Anatomy)
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1 certified
  • CPR & AED
Kate Mulka

KATE MULKA

Kate has a devotion to, and love for fitness, health, and nutrition. She has been a runner for years, and loves weightlifting, and kickboxing. She strives to help clients achieve and maintain long-term physical and mental health. Helping her clients see the joy and empowerment that comes out of exercising is important to her. Kate has an immense passion for blues and swing dancing. She loves it because it’s great exercise and allows for physical artistic expression.

Certifications:

  • NASM certified personal trainer
  • NASM Nutrition
  • CPR & AED
Kenny Schlievert

KEN SCHLIEVERT

Kenny is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. He obtained his degree in History and Education from Wittenberg University where he was a four year starter and captain on the varsity baseball team. He has been a full time certified personal trainer since 2011 and has worked with clients with a wide range of fitness goals. He is a sports fanatic, fitness enthusiast, and proud father of his daughter, Callie, and son, Ozzie.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
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ACACIA SHANKLIN

Acacia has has been interested in health and fitness since she was young. From running, basketball , volleyball, to tennis Acacia enjoys participating in a range of activities. Outside of Vie Acacia enjoys working as a photographer.

Certifications:

  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
Ashley Tauscher

ASHLEY TAUSCHER

Ashley has a passion for helping individuals create lasting positive lifestyle choices that improve both the body and mind. She encourages small steps towards change and uses bodyweight exercises, minimal equipment, interval and circuit training styles to keep workouts fun and efficient. Ashley has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oakland University, and a Master’s degree in Public Health with a specialization in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and is also a certified TRX small group instructor.

Certifications:

  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
Melissa Walcott

MELISSA WALCOTT

Melissa has worked as a personal trainer for over 9 years. Melissa specializes in weight loss, sports & conditioning, wellness, and strength training, with a strong emphasis on corrective exercise. She believes a well balanced workout is important for clients to reach their goals in order to remain healthy and injury-free. She has great energy and motivates others to make long-lasting, healthy lifestyle changes.

Certifications:

  • B.S.N. (University of Michigan)
  • ACE certified personal trainer
  • PTA Global
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • Current training: Pilates
  • CPR & AED
Elin Walters

ELIN WALTERS

Elin brings a passion for fitness, health, and body awareness to Vie. Her 10 years of experience in Classical Ballet set the stage for a lifetime of fitness and grace. She has been a runner for years, participating in multiple races to keep herself motivated. Elin has a natural love of engaging with people and finds personal training to be the perfect union of fitness and social interactions. While not teaching or training, she is busy buying for and managing Vie Boutique. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M.S. in Higher Education.

Certifications:

  • B.S. Psychology (Butler University)
  • Masters in Education (Indiana University)
  • ACE certified personal trainer
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Angie Zill

ANGIE ZILL

Athletics have been a part of Angie’s life since an early age. Her experience running Track and Field at the collegiate level and coaching young athletes led her to a career in Personal Training. As an enthusiastic runner, Angie has competed in events from the 5k to the marathon. She believes a positive attitude and a balanced lifestyle are the keys to reaching one’s goals, and she loves helping others find their own success. Angie has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Albion College.

Certifications:

  • B.A. Biology (Albion College)
  • AFAA certified personal trainer
  • RRCA Running Coach
  • CPR & AED

Pilates

Heather Dupuis

Heather is the founder of Vie and is active in every facet of its operations. She brings over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry to the studio having become a certified personal trainer while completing her degree in human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. Heather has competed in numerous adventure races, marathons and road races.

Certifications:

  • B.A Human Kinetics (University of British Columbia)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Lauren Casanova

Lauren Casanova

Lauren received her BS in Architecture at the University of Michigan. Lauren stays active in team athletics, and has participated in the Detroit Marathon and several half marathons. As a Personal Trainer, her goal is to help clients achieve fitness success and fulfillment through fun and fresh work-outs and to help establish health and fitness as an attainable lifestyle choice. “Those who say it cannot be done should not get in the way of the person doing it.”

Certifications:

  • B.S. Architecture (University of Michigan)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Donna Collins

DONNA COLLINS

Donna is a third generation Authentic NY Classical Pilates Instructor certified through the USPA and Brett Howard. She is a teacher of teachers for the USPA and conducts Classical, Intermediate, and Advanced workshops at Vie for apprentices and teachers. She loves to continue her education and just finished an intense year long Advanced Professional teacher training workshop with Kathi Ross Nash. Donna has attended many workshops with well known Pilates instructors and authors such as; Jay Grimes, Brett Howard, Brooke Siler, Mari Winsor, Chris Robinson, Dana Santi, Peter Fiasca, Cary Regan, Clare Dunphy, Sean Gallagher, Simona Cipriani, David Freeman, Junghee Won, Joseph Muscolino, and Benjamin Degenhardt (360 Mat). Her true love is Pilates which she incorporates into her daily life. She loves to share her passion with her clients at Vie.

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Barre Intensity
  • AFAA
  • CPR & AED
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HEATHER GRIGONIS

I have struggled with my own weight and body image issues for many years. After trying many different types of exercise, I fell in love with NY Pilates at Vie. I feel stronger, physically and mentally after every session. It has truly been life changing for me. As an apprentice, I want to share Pilates with everyone. And the fact that anyone can do it and improve not only their health, but quality of life, is amazing.

Certifications:

  • 2017 Pilates Apprentice
  • CPR & AED
Ronda Guimond

RONDA GUIMOND

Ronda started practicing yoga in 2009 after running numerous half and full marathons as a way to supplement her overall workout routine. She was focused primarily on the physical benefits of yoga and how it challenged her body. But after a severe humeral fracture resulting in hand surgery and restricted movements often taken for granted, she realized her physical body is not what makes her strong. It is finding patience and choosing how to react to challenges. Yoga elicits both of these personal disciplines. She trained under the tutelage of yogis with 20 years of experience in Ashtanga to become a RYS 200 certified yoga teacher. She is a member of Yoga Alliance. She has completed Classical 8 Limbed Path of Ashtanga Yoga with in-person instruction by world-renowned yogi Beryl Bender Birch, who studied with Pattabhi Jois, the founder of Ashtanga Yoga. She teaches primary series, Yoga Flow, and Vinyasa classes – all of which are under the Ashtanga style of yoga – and she has over 150 hours of teaching experience. She has attended various workshops on Yin, meditation, yoga nidra, and adjustments.

Certifications:

  • RYT 200
  • CPR & AED
Rochell Hanley

ROCHELLE HANLEY

A lifelong skier and golfer, Rochelle discovered the classical Pilates method somewhat later in life. As a U of M medical school graduate and a baby boomer, she considers aging well a priority for herself and her peers. Each of us takes the activities of daily living for granted. Performing ADL’s requires flexibility, balance and at least the strength to rise from a chair unassisted. Rochelle believes that training in the classical Pilates method can provide the skills needed to age well. Rochelle loves to train clients and teach tower classes.

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates Apprentice (completed basic and intermediate)
  • CPR & AED
Jessica Hoard

JESSICA HOARD

Jessica considers herself to be a very active person; active in fitness, work and life. A few years ago, Jessica discovered a passion for indoor cycling and the emotional and physical changes that it brought to herself and her students! In addition to spinning, she loves running outside, Pilates, and barre. She hold a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University.

Certifications:

  • B.S. Political Science (Eastern Michigan University)
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
Patty Kersch

PATTY KERSCH

Patty believes strongly in the power of physical exercise for the body and mind. She loves to teach Barre for it’s efficiency in building strength and flexibility while having fun! She is equally passionate about the profound benefits of Pilates and loves how the mind and body work together to achieve coordination, endurance, and improved posture. She is an avid runner and outdoor cyclist and (in the warmer months) stand-up paddle boarder. Patty brings energy and enthusiasm to her teaching, and is thrilled to be a part of the inspiring team at Vie!

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Pilates Instructor Stehphanie Krieg

Stephanie Krieg

Stephanie has been teaching Pilates and Barre for over a decade and helped launch several successful Barre studios in southern California. She has been privileged to work with a wide variety of clientele from professional athletes to “Real Housewives.” She loves when clients are able to see progress in things normally taken for granted, such as balance or posture. In her spare time, she hosts workshops teaching people how to make nourishing and more alternative foods like kombucha and bone broth.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
Pilates Instructor Angela Loudermilk

Angela Loudermilk

A Michigan native, Angela attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit where she studied Art Direction. During that time, she started teaching in the health and fitness space and eventually opened a small studio offering personal training and small group classes. Always striving to push herself, she finished Ironman 140.6 triathlons in Louisville and Madison and recently placed top 5 in four NPC Western Michigan figure competition categories. She brings to her clients the same SMART goal setting and strategies for exercise programs and nutritious meal preparation that she includes in her daily routine and feels that the combination of both can help improve energy, body composition, and achievement of personal health and performance goals.

Certifications:

  • STOTT® Pilates trained (Mat & Reformer L1 & 2, CCB L1, and Anatomy)
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1 certified
  • CPR & AED
Peri Revnell

PERI REVNELL

Peri is a Pilates apprentice working on her comprehensive certification with the United States Pilates Association (USPA). Pilates has been a lot of fun and also a great source of strength and inspiration for Peri. As an instructor, Peri’s technique focuses on alignment, proper mechanics, and mind-body awareness for results in strength, flexibility, posture, balance and a more capable body overall. Peri’s work as a licensed massage therapist inspires her to think about the work on a rehabilitative way. Peri works with beginner and intermediate clients, and is passionate about sharing with others the changes she’s experienced as a result from Pilates. Peri believes that through proper form, alignment and training, Pilates can benefit both body and mind.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • NY Pilates Apprentice (completed basic and intermediate)
  • CPR & AED
Ashley Tauscher

Ashley Tauscher

Ashley has a passion for helping individuals create lasting positive lifestyle choices that improve both the body and mind. She encourages small steps towards change and uses bodyweight exercises, minimal equipment, interval and circuit training styles to keep workouts fun and efficient. Ashley has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oakland University, and a Master’s degree in Public Health with a specialization in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and is also a certified TRX small group instructor.

Certifications:

  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
  • 2017 Pilates Apprentice
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Acacia Shanklin

Acacia has has been interested in health and fitness since she was young. From running, basketball , volleyball, to tennis Acacia enjoys participating in a range of activities. Outside of Vie Acacia enjoys working as a photographer.

Certifications:

  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • CPR & AED
  • 2017 Pilates Apprentice
Pilates Instructor Fran Wakefield

Fran Wakefield

Fran is a nurse anesthetist at Mott Children's Hospital, a professional violinist, and a certified Pilates instructor (currently bridging under the NY Pilates program). Over time, she became interested in weight training, bicycling, spinning, aerobics, kickboxing, and barre. But knee and back pain due to aging and scoliosis required her to rethink her fitness activities. She started taking Pilates classes and fell completely in love! The attention to breathing, form, and correct muscle activation resonated with her and her other professions. The breathing and concentration used for Pilates helps her during performances and auditions on the violin, and her knee and back pain have greatly decreased due to strengthening core and balancing muscles. With Pilates, Fran is in the best shape of her life!

Certifications:

  • Balanced Body Pilates
  • NY Pilates bridge program
  • Mad Dogg Spinning certified
  • Barre Intensity certified
  • CPR & AED
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS certified
  • 2017 Pilates Apprentice
Melissa Walcott

MELISSA WALCOTT

Melissa has worked as a personal trainer for over 9 years. Melissa specializes in weight loss, sports & conditioning, wellness, and strength training, with a strong emphasis on corrective exercise. She believes a well balanced workout is important for clients to reach their goals in order to remain healthy and injury-free. She has great energy and motivates others to make long-lasting, healthy lifestyle changes.

Certifications:

  • B.S.N. (University of Michigan)
  • NY Pilates
  • ACE
  • PTA Global
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Liz Woodard

LIZ WOODARD

With an immense passion for all things design and a great love of fitness, Liz is an Interior Designer at a local firm by day, fitness instructor and student by evening/weekend. She finds that good music and fun help us all get through the challenge of a fitness class.

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • NY Pilates Certified
  • CPR & AED

Classes

Heather Dupuis

Heather is the founder of Vie and is active in every facet of its operations. She brings over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry to the studio having become a certified personal trainer while completing her degree in human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. Heather has competed in numerous adventure races, marathons and road races.

Certifications:

  • B.A Human Kinetics (University of British Columbia)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Lauren Casanova

Lauren Casanova

Lauren received her BS in Architecture at the University of Michigan. Lauren stays active in team athletics, and has participated in the Detroit Marathon and several half marathons. As a Personal Trainer, her goal is to help clients achieve fitness success and fulfillment through fun and fresh work-outs and to help establish health and fitness as an attainable lifestyle choice. “Those who say it cannot be done should not get in the way of the person doing it.”

Certifications:

  • B.S. Architecture (University of Michigan)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Annie Rubin

ANNIE RUBIN

Annie brings a wealth of training and education to Vie. In addition to teaching classes, she is the Fitness Director for the MPSA Crush Soccer Academy, and works with selected teams at Ann Arbor Greenhills, Pioneer and Huron high school sports teams doing athletic training and ACL Injury prevention. She has certificates in Designing Interval Training Programs, Advanced Strength Training, and Women, Exercise, and Metabolism, in addition to taking Masters level courses in Physiology and Educational Psychology.

Certifications

  • ACE
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • Positive Psychology for Health and Fitness Professionals
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Strength Training for Young Athletes
  • CPR & AED
Allison Bell

ALLISON BELL

A competitor in sports since her youth, Allison loves to set goals and push limits. She is determined to create a full body and challenging work out that will leave you feeling successful and energized! A mother of two small children, she realizes that time is valuable and strives to ensure an intense and effective fitness experience for everyone who takes her classes. She finds it especially important to focus on form and technique. Trained in group fitness in Chicago,Allison is excited to infuse her energy and enthusiasm into her classes at Vie!

Certifications:

  • Barre Intensity Certified
  • CPR & AED
Stan Bradbury

STAN BRADBURY

Stan has been teaching spinning for over 10 years after knee surgeries forced him to retire from running and volleyball. He returned to Michigan recently after many years living in California but still prefers riding his bicycle as much as possible – even in the winter. He knows that indoor cycling translates to the open road after completing a 100 km bike race in Mexico for the seven-day AIDS/Lifecycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. He enjoys teaching group fitness and developing a sense of community in his classes that helps keep clients motivated. His classes feature popular music and a philosophy that a serious workout should be fun.

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
  • Pro First Aid
Amy Cadwallader

AMY CADWALLADER

Amy is an avid dancer, practitioner of yoga, and fitness enthusiast. She enjoyed the community aspect of cross country and track in high school, as well as the community that was built up in Group X classes in college. Since graduating from Purdue University in 2010 with a B.S. in Mathematics Education, Amy has coached a high school dance team, taught a wide variety of dance classes including pole dance and ballet, and been a Zumba fitness instructor. After moving to Ann Arbor in 2014, Amy earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Michigan and began teaching Barre Intensity at Vie — where she found a new community to fall in love with. Amy holds certifications in Barre Intensity and CPR, as well as qualifications to teach a wide range of dance classes.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
Jaime Day

Jaime Day

Jamie has found a love for health and fitness beginning at a young age. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from Michigan State University and a Master’s of Science in Nutrition from Case Western Reserves University. She is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator by day and a fitness instructor by night. She has a passion for motivating and encouraging others in barre and spinning class as they transform their body into something they love and appreciate. She continues to apply new techniques in her classes to keep clients feeling energetic, strong and on their “toes.”

Certifications:

  • Barre Intensity
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
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LIA DELANY

Lia has had a lifelong passion for health and fitness, and enjoys sharing this with others, in all aspects of her life. She is currently working in School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. As an avid runner, she first came to Spinning as a method of cross training, and fell in love with the fun intensity and team-like atmosphere. She now has a passion for both indoor and outdoor cycling, and competes regularly in triathlons.

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
Emma Enache

Emma Enache

Fitness classes were one of Emma's methods of finding balance during graduate school. She found that exercising within a community was much more motivating and rewarding than working out by herself. Emma is an avid hiker and skier and loves spinning, circuit training, and weightlifting. Her goal is to create fun, motivating, balanced classes with a focus on individual attention and form. She has a B.S. in Math and Statistics and an M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan.

Certifications:

  • ACSM Group Exercise certified
  • CPR & AED
Maia Farrar

MAIA FARRAR

Maia is a doctoral student in English at the University of Michigan and a former National Team athlete, having competed at World Championships and Junior Olympics for Kayaking. She has a passion for all forms of fitness and athletics, and is excited about sharing that at Vie. She came to Spinning 3 years ago and fell in love! She tries to keep workouts fun and challenging as the best way to meet fitness and health goals.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
Ronda Guimond

RONDA GUIMOND

Ronda started practicing yoga in 2009 after running numerous half and full marathons as a way to supplement her overall workout routine. She was focused primarily on the physical benefits of yoga and how it challenged her body. But after a severe humeral fracture resulting in hand surgery and restricted movements often taken for granted, she realized her physical body is not what makes her strong. It is finding patience and choosing how to react to challenges. Yoga elicits both of these personal disciplines. She trained under the tutelage of yogis with 20 years of experience in Ashtanga to become a RYS 200 certified yoga teacher. She is a member of Yoga Alliance. She has completed Classical 8 Limbed Path of Ashtanga Yoga with in-person instruction by world-renowned yogi Beryl Bender Birch, who studied with Pattabhi Jois, the founder of Ashtanga Yoga. She teaches primary series, Yoga Flow, and Vinyasa classes – all of which are under the Ashtanga style of yoga – and she has over 150 hours of teaching experience. She has attended various workshops on Yin, meditation, yoga nidra, and adjustments.

Certifications:

  • RYT 200
  • CPR & AED
Pilates Instructor Stehphanie Krieg

Stephanie Krieg

Stephanie has been teaching Pilates and Barre for over a decade and helped launch several successful Barre studios in southern California. She has been privileged to work with a wide variety of clientele from professional athletes to “Real Housewives.” She loves when clients are able to see progress in things normally taken for granted, such as balance or posture. In her spare time, she hosts workshops teaching people how to make nourishing and more alternative foods like kombucha and bone broth.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
CINDY LIAO

CINDY LEE

Cindy fell in love with group fitness while attending the University of Pennsylvania. She loves teaching at Vie because of her passion in health and fitness. She is committed to helping her clients create a body that matches what they are up to in life. What is most important to Cindy is how safe, effective, and fun a workout is. Cindy believes that living an active lifestyle not only transforms your body but it carries over to all aspects of life building mental toughness and confidence.

Certifications:

  • Barre Intensity
  • Body Pump
  • Body Combat
  • CPR & AED
Pilates Instructor Angela Loudermilk

Angela Loudermilk

A Michigan native, Angela attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit where she studied Art Direction. During that time, she started teaching in the health and fitness space and eventually opened a small studio offering personal training and small group classes. Always striving to push herself, she finished Ironman 140.6 triathlons in Louisville and Madison and recently placed top 5 in four NPC Western Michigan figure competition categories. She brings to her clients the same SMART goal setting and strategies for exercise programs and nutritious meal preparation that she includes in her daily routine and feels that the combination of both can help improve energy, body composition, and achievement of personal health and performance goals.

Certifications:

  • STOTT® Pilates trained (Mat & Reformer L1 & 2, CCB L1, and Anatomy)
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1 certified
  • CPR & AED
KT Maviglia

KT Maviglia

KT received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 2014 and is a recent graduate of Eastern Michigan University where she received her Master of Science Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. In 2014, KT held the title of Miss Michigan and competed at the Miss America Pageant. KT has 20 years of experience dancing and performing. She has performed in several professional productions, dance companies, and in televised productions. She also studied at Point Park University Conservatory of the Performing Arts and The Rockette Intensive. KT loves teaching classes. She works hard to create a fun and high energy class where clients feel confident and accomplished. Be ready to sweat, burn calories, and most importantly have fun when coming to KT's class!

Certifications:

  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
Michelle-Ostermyer

Michelle Ostermyer

Michelle grew up a dancer and has practiced pilates and yoga for more than a decade. She studied yoga and dance in New York City with master teachers. Amazed at how the practice of yoga alleviated the stress of city life and helped bring balance to her life, she began to dig deeper. Shortly after moving back to Toledo, she earned her RYT 200 in 2014 and continues to evolve her practice with extended training. In 2016, Michelle got certified in Aerial Yoga and most recently, she traveled to New York to become certified as a bodyART instructor.

Outside of the fitness studio, you can find Michelle the food coop. She is a huge foodie and a big supporter of choosing local. She loves to spread the joy in self-love with healthy eating and exercise.

Certifications:

  • CPR & AED
  • Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200)
Katherine Peretick

KATHERINE PERETICK

Katherine believes that regular exercise really can transform one’s life, and she strives to provide that opportunity in a fun format with a positive attitude and a little encouragement. As a rowing coach for 10 years, she has a deep understanding for both the physical and psychological side of training and understands the challenge and reward of individual motivation. She has a passion for both indoor and outdoor cycling, competing regularly in triathlons and group rides. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and now works at a local startup company developing a fuel-free energy storage system.

Certifications:

  • Spinning
  • CPR & AED
Darcy Piedmont

Darcy Piedmont

Darcy's background is in education. She holds a B.A. in Art and Art History, an M.A. in Education, and Montessori certification. Darcy's personal yoga practice started fifteen years ago and stuck. Her vinyasa classes include opportunities to practice strength, flexibility, and balance. She believes yoga is accessible (and necessary!) for students at all levels. Darcy continually enhances her practice and teaching by attending workshops and learning from others. By coming to the mat, she will help you find your personal challenge, wherever that may be, and help you go beyond your perceived limitations in a supportive environment.

Certifications:

  • RYT 200
  • CPR & AED
Ravnita Sharma

Ravnita Sharma

Ravnita was born and raised in Manchester, Great Britain. She stumbled upon Vie  in 2012, and became a long-time loyal client. A few years later (after Vie recognized Ravnita's passion for fitness and personability -- two qualities that equate to a great instructor), Vie recruited her as one of their very own spinning instructors. Ravnita is a spinning instructor by weekend and a full-time medical doctor in Anesthesiology by day. She has been affiliated with Michigan Medicine since 2010. When Ravnita is off the bike, she is spending time enjoying her puppy (chuihuahua), Hero.

Certifications:

  • MD
  • MBChB
  • FRCA
  • Mad Dog Spin instructor
  • Adult Life Support and Basic Life Support
  • CPR & AED
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Susan Todoroff

Susan is dedicated to helping clients develop a healthy lifestyle through nutritious food, exercise, and an optimistic outlook. Susan loves outdoor biking, yoga and healthy gourmet cooking. She has her B.A. in Communications from Wayne State University, and later attended Schoolcraft College for Culinary Arts. In addition to teaching Spinning, and Yoga, Susan owns and operates Juicy Kitchen.

Certifications:

  • Yogafit II Certified
  • ACE Certified
  • Johnny G Spinning Certified
  • CPR & AED
Erin Walker

ERIN WALKER

Erin is a Southern California native with a longstanding passion for health and wellness. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a double major in Exercise Science and Neuroscience. From her role as a USC Cheerleader to a member of the USC Women’s Ice Hockey team, Erin has been involved in a wide range of athletics from a young age. While not teaching at Vie, Erin is busy pursuing her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

Certifications:

  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED

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Sammie Anderson

SAMMIE ANDERSON

Sammie is a licensed massage therapist. She graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in the 700 hour massage program as well as the Craniosacral Therapy program. She also has training in Lymphatic Drainage massage, Healing Touch, and Aromatherapy. Her love for massage developed after learning Reiki energy work at the age of 19. Shortly after finding energy work, she experienced Craniosacral therapy. It led her into a deep state of relaxation, releasing anxiety and trauma. This is when she realized her calling to be an aid to others with focused intention and a nurturing heart.

Certifications:

  • Relaxation
  • Deep Tissue
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
Kristen-DiBlassio

KRISTEN DIBLASSIO

Kristen is a multi-disciplined massage therapist, practicing Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage and Thai Massage. Fascinated by the symbiotic relationship of the body's anatomy and energy, she maintains a holistic approach to bodywork by remaining current in the practices of meditation, yoga, body alignment and personal fitness. Kristen received certification from Irene's Myomassology Institute and the Chicago School of Thai Massage (currently Blue Lotus). Most recently, Kristen has been certified in the John F. Barnes' Myofascial Release Approach - a unique and effective modality that addresses the entire mind/body complex to release pain on all levels.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Bachelor of Arts from Miami University
  • Irene's Myomassology Institute
  • Chicago School of Thai Massage
  • John F. Barnes Myofascial Therapist (MFR pricing)

Specialties: 

  • John Barnes myofascial release (MFR on menu)
  • Thai Massage
  • Private Stretching
Sarah Dovin

SARAH DOVIN

Sarah is a licensed Cosmetologist, and has been a practicing Esthetician for 13 years. She is constantly educating herself on current trends and new products to provide clients with the best experience and results possible. She is truly passionate about what she does, and makes sure you leave Vie glowing!

Certifications:

  • Licensed Esthetician
  • Certified Xtreme Eyelash Stylist
  • Specialty in Eminence Products
Peri Revnell

PERI REVNELL

Peri is a licensed massage therapist and graduate of the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy. Her calm demeanor lends itself to a relaxing massage experience.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy
  • USPA Pilates Certified

Specialties:

  • Myofacial release
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Ashiatsu
  • Prenatal
  • Hot Stone
  • Private Stretching
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Kirt Tidwell

Kirt is a Licensed Massage Therapist. He graduated from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in the 800 hour massage program. He has taken workshops in Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Massage, Swedish Massage, Reflexology, And other modalities. He has also studied and practiced Yoga for years and completed a 200 hour Yoga teacher training as well as II levels of Reiki attunement. Kirt became interested in developing a more ‘western’ approach to body work after some involvement with spiritual/energy work while apprenticing at organic farm retreats and diving deep into holistic lifestyles and nutrition.  Kirt has traveled extensively to pursue his studies of sustainable farms and ecological communities, natural health solutions, and reintegration of the body, mind, and spirit.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy
  • Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200)
  • Reiki Level II Certified

Specialties:

  • Myofacial release
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Sports therapy
  • Prenatal
  • Hot Stone
  • Reflexology
  • PNF/ muscle energy technique
  • Private Stretching

Nutrition

David Burke

DAVID BURKE

David studied Nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health, while completing his Master of Science in Kinesiology. He utilizes current scientific research to create realistic, effective meal plans and strategies to ensure long-term commitment and success.

Lara Kross

LARA KROSS

Lara graduated from The University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Nutrition. She completed her Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. She has had over 10 years of experience working in an inpatient and outpatient hospital setting, counseling both adult and pediatric patients on a variety of nutrition needs including weight management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and maternal and infant nutrition. In addition, she has been consulting for Vie since 2008, helping clients to achieve their personal nutrition goals. She enjoys working with clients to create healthy and realistic lifestyle changes using a non-diet approach to eating. Lara is an active member of the American Dietetic Association and the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Pilates Instructor Angela Loudermilk

ANGELA LOUDERMILK

A Michigan native, Angela attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit where she studied Art Direction. During that time, she started teaching in the health and fitness space and eventually opened a small studio offering personal training and small group classes. Always striving to push herself, she finished Ironman 140.6 triathlons in Louisville and Madison and recently placed top 5 in four NPC Western Michigan figure competition categories. She brings to her clients the same SMART goal setting and strategies for exercise programs and nutritious meal preparation that she includes in her daily routine and feels that the combination of both can help improve energy, body composition, and achievement of personal health and performance goals.

Certifications:

  • STOTT® Pilates trained (Mat & Reformer L1 & 2, CCB L1, and Anatomy)
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1 certified
  • Red Cross CPR/AED certified 
Kate Mulka

KATE MULKA

Kate has a devotion to, and love for fitness, health, and nutrition. She has been a runner for years, and loves weightlifting, and kickboxing. She strives to help clients achieve and maintain long-term physical and mental health. Helping her clients see the joy and empowerment that comes out of exercising is important to her. Kate has an immense passion for blues and swing dancing. She loves it because it’s great exercise and allows for physical artistic expression.

Certifications:

  • NASM certified personal trainer
  • NASM Nutrition
  • Red Cross CPR & AED

Client Services

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Griffin Binnicker

Griffin is a junior at the University of Michigan studying Musical Theatre. He has been performing since he was young. He was a finalist in the national Young Arts Competition and attended the South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities. As well as his responsibilities as a student, Griffin is proud to help our clients and be a camera personality at Vie as the Voice of Vie. He hopes to inform people about the wonderful services offered while doing what he loves.

Natalie Duncan

NATALIE DUNCAN

Natalie is originally from Portage, MI and is a senior at the University of Michigan earning her BFA in Musical Theatre. She has always cared about fitness and health, and is so pleased to be able to pursue her passion for these areas while working at Vie!

Shannon

SHANNON OSIKA

Shannon's commitment to health and fitness started at a young age. She ran track and cross-country at the University of Michigan and continues to train and compete as a sponsored athlete for Saucony. She brings her passion for living an active lifestyle to Vie. She is ready to help you navigate Vie's extensive class options and services so that you may elevate your personal fitness and health to new heights.