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serving our clients with the highest level of professionalism.

Reception

Katie McCormick
Katie McCormick
Priscilla Livingston
Priscilla Livingston
Leah Moubadder
Leah Moubadder
Megan Viecelli
Megan Viecelli
Ashley Garcia
Ashley Garcia
Ashley was born in Anaheim, CA and moved to Michigan when she was 13 years old. She has been working in customer service since high school. In 2010 she moved to Honolulu, HI for two years, where she had the pleasure of cruising along the shores on her Kawasaki Ninja 500r. She has a passion for food, art, people, and leading a positive lifestyle.

Certifications:
Johnny G Spinning
Red Cross CPR and AED

Megan Viecelli
Megan Viecelli
Erika Blankenship
Erika Blankenship

Personal Training/Private Pilates

Emma Jurado
Emma Jurado
Acacia Shanklin
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
Red Cross CPR & AED

Molly Smith
Molly Smith
It is second nature for Molly to reach out to help others. Her positivity and high energy help her to work and manage reception. Having a lifelong interest in exercise science, Molly graduated from the University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology with a Bachelor of Science. Molly has found personal training a great way to put her interest for exercise science and high energy to work.

Certifications:
ACSM
ViPR

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:
ACE
PTA Global
Johnny G Spinning
Barre Intensity
Current training: Pilates

Zachary Maghes
Zachary Maghes
Zachary applies scientific knowledge to train athletes and non-athletes alike for the primary goal of improving healthy life styles and athletic performance. Zachary conducts sport-specific and non-sport specific tests, designs and implements safe effective strength training/conditioning programs and provides guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. Zachary has a background in Personal Training, Nutrition, Massage Therapy and Yoga. He has been training clients and coaching athletes for 15 years. Zacharyís main focus is to assist an individual in reaching their highest potential through empowerment. Zachary holds a Bachelors from Eastern Michigan University in Physical Education (minor: coaching).

Certifications:
NSCA
Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS)
Red Cross CPR and AED

Donna Collins
Donna Collins
Donna’s love for Pilates has evolved into training other instructors in the discipline at Vie. She lives a healthy lifestyle by eating organic and raw food and exercising daily. Donna is a wife and mother of two.

Certifications:
NY Pilates
Yoga
Barre Intensity
Red Cross & AED CPR
AFAA
ViPR

Ashley Garcia
Ashley Garcia
Ashley was born in Anaheim, CA and moved to Michigan when she was 13 years old. She has been working in customer service since high school. In 2010 she moved to Honolulu, HI for two years, where she had the pleasure of cruising along the shores on her Kawasaki Ninja 500r. She has a passion for food, art, people, and leading a positive lifestyle.

Certifications:
Johnny G Spinning
Red Cross CPR and AED

Cindy Pohlman
Cindy Pohlman
Cindy received her Masters of Education from the University of Michigan and is certified by the U.S.P.A. as an Authentic Pilates, 3rd generation instructor. As a private Pilates instructor, she incorporates her background of health and fitness in designing workouts that focus on strengthening the core as it relates to body alignment and injury prevention. She is convinced that Pilates is the key to maintaining strength, balance, and grace as we age. When she’s not training, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Certifications:
NY Pilates

Leslie Sapp
Leslie Sapp
Leslie believes fitness needs to be a priority for everyone. It is the most positive thing you can do for yourself, and the benefits you reap spill over into every aspect of your life. As a runner, with three marathons under her belt, setting and attaining goals is second nature to her. Leslie’s mission is to fuel each client’s passion for fitness with programs that are challenging, effective and full of variety.

Certifications:
Stott Pilates
Barre Intensity
ViPR
Red Cross CPR & AED

Kristi Hameedi
Kristi Hameedi
In her one-on-one coaching and instructing Kristi is a motivator. She brings over 7 years of experience to her fitness instruction, and has a passion for helping each individual discover healthy-movement with strong attention to form. She accentuates her training sessions and classes with her on-going Pilates education. In addition to her fitness certifications, Kristi holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, which you may catch her applying during your session.

Certifications:
Cross Training
Johnny G Spinning
NY Pilates
ViPR

Chelsea Moryc
Chelsea Moryc
Chelsea has always had a strong passion for fitness and overall health. After high school, she moved to LA to study and work as a professional dancer. There, she began to work at gym where she fell in love with personal training. She began studying under celebrity trainers and earned her certification through NASM. She truly loves what she does!

Her most recent discover in health and wellness has been in massage therapy where she continues to be enthused in spreading health to everyone!

Certifications:
NASM
Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga
Barre Intensity
Johnny G Spinning

Kelli Baker
Kelli Baker
Kelli attended Schoolcraft College and obtained an associate’s degree and certification in massage therapy and the National Personal Training Institute earning a degree in personal training. Kelli specializes in therapeutic massage and functional training with an emphasis on postural alignment and proper body mechanics. She loves to educate and motivate others to live a healthier lifestyle through better eating habits, regular exercise, stretching, foam rolling, and regular massage. In her free time she loves spending time with her friends and family, being a youth leader with her husband at their church, working out and cooking.

Certifications:
NPTI
Massage Therapy
Red Cross 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:
Barre Intensity
NY Pilates

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:
ACE personal trainer
Johnny G Spinning
Barre Intensity
ViPR
AED and CPR

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:
Johnny G Spinning
NY Pilates
Red Cross CPR & AED

Heather Dupuis
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 degreein human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. Heather has competed in numerous adventure races, marathons and road races.

Certifications:
ACSM
NY Pilates
Johnny G Spinning
Barre Intensity
ViPR

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:
Johnny G Spinning
Barre Intensity
ACSM
Red Cross CPR & AED
NY Pilates
ViPR

Elizabeth Woodard
Elizabeth 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:
Johnny G Spinning
Barre Intensity
NY Pilates

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:
AFAA
Red Cross CPR & AED

Spa

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 in Massage:
Relaxation
Deep Tissue
Myofascial
Hot Stone
Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage

Kelli Baker
Kelli Baker
Kelli attended Schoolcraft College and obtained an associate’s degree and certification in massage therapy and the National Personal Training Institute earning a degree in personal training. Kelli specializes in therapeutic massage and functional training with an emphasis on postural alignment and proper body mechanics. She loves to educate and motivate others to live a healthier lifestyle through better eating habits, regular exercise, stretching, foam rolling, and regular massage. In her free time she loves spending time with her friends and family, being a youth leader with her husband at their church, working out and cooking.

Certifications:
NPTI
Massage Therapy
Red Cross CPR & AED

Chelsea Moryc
Chelsea Moryc
Chelsea has always had a strong passion for fitness and overall health. After high school, she moved to LA to study and work as a professional dancer. There, she began to work at gym where she fell in love with personal training. She began studying under celebrity trainers and earned her certification through NASM. She truly loves what she does!

Her most recent discover in health and wellness has been in massage therapy where she continues to be enthused in spreading health to everyone!

Certifications:
NASM
Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga
Barre Intensity
Johnny G Spinning

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!
Magda Gulvezan
Magda Gulvezan
Originally from Sibiu, Romania, Magda spent many years working as a registered nurse. After enjoying a career in the medical profession she decided to enter the field of esthiology, something she was passionate about since a young age. After moving to Ann Arbor in 1997, she decided to continue her education in skin care at the Aveda Institute. As a member of Associated Skin Care Professionals she is keeping up with the latest demands in the industry. I always strive to be the best at what I do so I made sure I studied under the best in the industry. I look forward to having a personal relationship with each of my clients and be their educator in achieving healthy looking skin.

Continuing Education:
Extreme Lashes
Eminence

Kirby Smith
Kirby Smith
Kirby fell in love with body work several years ago and decided to fulfill her love for it by becoming a massage therapist. She is passionate about massage as she believes in the healing power of touch and using specific work to help acute as well as chronic pain issues. She believes the parasympathetic system is crucial in aiding the body’s ability to naturally fight of disease and stress.

Certifications:
Neuromuscular Therapy
Swedish Massage
Myofacial Release
CPR

Fitness Instructors

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

Cindy Liao
Cindy Liao
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

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
Red Cross CPR and AED

Page Kyle
Page Kyle
Paige received her BS in Exercise Science, Sports Medicine from Colorado State University. Paige is now at the University of Michigan pursuing her master’s degree in Public Health, Human Nutrition & Dietetics. During her time in Colorado, she fell in love with personal training and instructing group fitness classes. Training for long distance cycling rides and triathlons has been a passion of hers, and she enjoys incorporating these principles into her class designs at Vie. She believes that engaging in routine exercise goes beyond an individual’s weight status. Maintaining long-term physical and mental health is invaluable. Paige emphasizes that there is no “quick-fix”, and will always encourage her clients to find something that they enjoy, and can realistically adopt as a lifestyle.

Certifications:
Johnny G Spinning
ViPR

Kelly Davis
Kelly Davis
Kelly came from Maine to Ann Arbor to receive her degree from UofM. She  loved it so much she stayed! Kelly believes in minimum time and maximum effort- a great workout can happen in 50 minutes. When not teaching Spin she loves to ride her bike outside.

Certifications:
Johnny G Spinning
AFAA group exercise
CPR/AED and first aid

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:
Johnny G Spinning

Christa Patterson
Christa Patterson
Christa holds a long-term passion for everything related to health and fitness. Christa received her PhD in Neuroscience from Rutgers University and New Jersey Medical School, where she studied the effects of exercise on brain development and obesity. In addition to her work at Vie, Christa is a full time researcher at the University of Michigan Medical Center where she continues to examine how the brain regulates feeding and motivation. Christa loves to apply what she has learned at the bench to her everyday health and fitness. Christa strives to physically challenge and motivate herself (and her clients!) and has completed numerous endurance races.

Certifications:
Johnny G Spinning
ViPR

Brooke Tomlin
Brooke Tomlin