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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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
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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 CPT
  • 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 CPT
  • United States Air Force, Tactical Aircraft Maintainer
  • CPR & AED
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 CPT
  • 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 CPT
  • CPR & AED
Gavin-Gardner

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 CPT
  • 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
  • Barre Intensity
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1
  • 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
  • ACSM CPT
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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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • 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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • 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 CPT
  • PTA Global
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • NY Pilates
  • 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 CPT
  • 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 CPT
  • RRCA Running Coach
  • CPR & AED
Stephanie-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:

  • MBA Wayne State University
  • Peak Pilates
  • Xtend Barre
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
Maia Farrar

Maia Farrar

Maia began her fitness career as a National Team athlete before turning to coach rowing and spring kayaking. In 2013 she began teaching group fitness and personal training to share her love of exercise and help people reach their fitness and competition goals. As a former full-time athlete, current runner, and Ph.D. student, Maia understands the need to balance training with work and life. When not working or teaching, Maia is training for multiple road races and writing her dissertation.  

Certifications:

  • M.A. University of Michigan
  • ACSM
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
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Casey Gardner

Casey has been involved in sports since a young age, playing soccer and running track. Her enthusiasm for fitness encouraged her to get Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Movement Science at the University of Michigan's School of Kinesiology. When she is not busy studying, Casey can be found playing with her puppy, attending UofM's football games, or going for runs around Ann Arbor. At Vie, she hopes to share her passion for healthy living with clients and help them surpass their fitness goals. 

Certifications:

  • B.S. Movement Science
  • ACSM CPT
  • CPR & AED
CAMERON COSTA

Cameron Costa

Cameron is a graduate of Grand Valley State University. He has a degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in health and wellness. He has worked in group training settings with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and in personal training. Cameron is an all around active person who enjoys a variety of sports, including biking and anything on the water. He strives to make health and fitness a daily part of his clients' lives so they can become the best versions of themselves.
 

Certifications:

  • B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
  • ACE CPT
  • 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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
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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 CPT
  • 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:

  • NY Pilates
  • 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
  • NY Pilates
  • 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
Stephanie-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:

  • MBA Wayne State University
  • Peak Pilates
  • Xtend Barre
  • Johnny G Spinning
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 
  • Barre Intensity
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1
  • 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 
  • 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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • 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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • CPR & AED
Fran-Wakefield

Fran Wakefield

Fran is a nurse anesthetist at Mott Children’s Hospital, a professional violinist, and also a Balanced Body and New York Pilates certified pilates instructor. In her youth, horseback riding was her love, and she was fascinated with ballet. As an adult, she found weight training, bicycling, spinning, aerobics, kickboxing and barre. Due to knee and back pain, she turned to pilates and fell in love with the reformer. 

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, she is in the best shape of her life.

The benefits of pilates and Fran’s love of teaching in her other professions inspired her to become certified in pilates. She had been a client at Vie for years, and decided to join the Vie team, completing her second certification in pilates.

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates
  • PMA/Balanced Body Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR training-ACLS, PALS, BLS
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 CPT
  • 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
  • CPR & AED
Tracy-Mistry

Tracy Mistry

Tracy’s passion for movement and fitness coaching has evolved throughout her life. She has worked for over 20 years as an Occupational Therapist, helping people rehabilitate their bodies, integrate their nervous systems and maximize function in their daily lives.   

Tracy discovered Pilates when she was recovering from a lumbar disc injury following the birth of her second child.  After exhausting a multitude of unsuccessful rehabilitation avenues, she found Pilates to be the key to re-balancing her body and allowing her to resume her life activities and fitness pursuits.  She was so impressed by the tremendous impact it had on her body in terms of strength, flexibility and whole body alignment and posture, that she decided to pursue a Pilates certification and share it with others. Tracy loves that Pilates is accessible to all ages and fitness levels. She brings a holistic understanding of anatomy, body mechanics, and mind-body connections to her Pilates clients, and encourages everyone, from beginners to the most avid athletes, to discover the rich benefits and endless challenges that Pilates offers.

Certifications:

  • B.A. in Psychology
  • M.S. in Occupational Therapy
  • NY Pilates
  • CPR & AED
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Cindy Pohlman

Bio Coming Soon 

Pilates Apprentices

Lauren-Kramer

LAUREN KRAMER

Lauren is graduating this summer from Eastern Michigan with degrees in Sociology and English with hopes to attend law school in the future. She has passions for fitness and non-profit work. When she is not at Vie she volunteers with student ministry and youth mentorship programs. Fueled by coffee, she spends her free time rock climbing, biking, hiking, or practicing yoga. While yoga and spinning certified, she is on her way to becoming Pilates certified as well. 

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • FiTOUR Advanced Yoga
  • CPR & AED
Annalee-Appledorn

ANNALEE APPLEDORN

Bio coming soon 

Heidi

HEIDI BOWDEN-DE MEESTER

Heidi was born and raised in Belgium, a little country in Europe, but the 'king' of delicious chocolates, waffles, beer and so much more. For over 20 years, she had the pleasure of working as a professional dancer and choreographer in musicals, theater shows, tv-shows and corporate events. Makeup has been a big part of her life during those years so she decided to get certified as a makeup artist at Make-up Designory (MUD). Three years ago love brought her to Ann Arbor, and in 2017, she met Heather, one of the owner's of Vie Fitness and Spa, who introduced her to Pilates. She loved it and is now enrolled in the NY Pilates instructor program. Heidi is very happy and proud to be part of Vie's team!

PIC-COMING-SOON

SARAH LESCH

Bio coming soon 

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 CPT
  • NY Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • CPR & AED
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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 CPT
  • 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 CPT
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • Barre Intensity
  • Positive Psychology for Health and Fitness Professionals
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Strength Training for Young Athletes
  • 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
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
  • CPR & AED
Maia Farrar

MAIA FARRAR

Maia began her fitness career as a National Team athlete before turning to coach rowing and spring kayaking. In 2013 she began teaching group fitness and personal training to share her love of exercise and help people reach their fitness and competition goals. As a former full-time athlete, current runner, and Ph.D. student, Maia understands the need to balance training with work and life. When not working or teaching, Maia is training for multiple road races and writing her dissertation.  

Certifications:

  • M.A. University of Michigan
  • ACSM
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR & AED
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Lucy Grierson

Having completed two half marathons before the age of 18, Lucy is always setting new goals in fitness and in life. She is working towards her Bachelor's in Business Administration at the Ross School of Business in addition to being an athlete on the University of Michigan Club Tennis Team. Lucy has come to teach at Vie in order to spread her passion for living a balanced and healthy life. As a positive motivator and lover of life, Lucy is excited to work with clients in pursuing their own fitness goals. 

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • 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
  • NY Pilates
  • CPR & AED
Stephanie-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:

  • MBA Wayne State University
  • Peak Pilates
  • Xtend Barre
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • 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 
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1
  • 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
  • Yoga - 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
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Christine Schmiedeler

Being born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Christine has spent her entire life outside hiking and backpacking. While working on pursuing a BBA at the Ross School of Business, she wants to use her positive energy to help clients find the same passion for health and fitness. Outside of her fitness life, you can find her studying, discovering new places to eat with her two sisters, and attending yoga classes with friends. 

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • 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
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • 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
  • ACE CPT
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • 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
  • CPR & AED
Chidimma-Ozor

Chidimma Ozor

Chidimma Ozor moved to Las Vegas after earning her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan. Seeking some stability, serenity and spirituality, she practiced yoga for the first time in 2007. She soon after fell in love with it and became a certified yoga instructor in 2008. Heartfelt gratitude draws her to the yoga and wellness community and keeps her there. 

As a true wellness warrior, she yearns to inspire change in others, much in the same way others have inspired change in her. Her desire is for yoga and wellness to transcend all boundaries and be accessible to all. She is the founder of theTYPEAhippie which is soul and Divine inspired, intuitive coaching. Chidimma is excited to be part of the Vie team as a yoga instructor.

Certifications:

  • Master Yoga Teacher
  • Yoga Therapist
  • Yoga Touch
  • Hot Yoga
  • Zflow Power Yoga
  • NASM CPT
  • Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • Revelation Wellness Group Fitness
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) Holistic Health Counselor
  • doTERRA Wellness Advocate
  • doTERRA AromaTouch Technique
  • CPR & AED
Lauren-Kramer

Lauren Kramer

Lauren is graduating this summer from Eastern Michigan with degrees in Sociology and English with hopes to attend law school in the future. She has passions for fitness and non-profit work. When she is not at Vie she volunteers with student ministry and youth mentorship programs. Fueled by coffee, she spends her free time rock climbing, biking, hiking, or practicing yoga. While yoga and spinning certified, she is on her way to becoming Pilates certified as well. 

Certifications:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • FiTOUR Advanced Yoga
  • CPR & AED
Fran-Wakefield

Fran Wakefield

Fran is a nurse anesthetist at Mott Children’s Hospital, a professional violinist, and also a Balanced Body and New York Pilates certified pilates instructor. In her youth, horseback riding was her love, and she was fascinated with ballet. As an adult, she found weight training, bicycling, spinning, aerobics, kickboxing and barre. Due to knee and back pain, she turned to pilates and fell in love with the reformer. 

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, she is in the best shape of her life.

The benefits of pilates and Fran’s love of teaching in her other professions inspired her to become certified in pilates. She had been a client at Vie for years, and decided to join the Vie team, completing her second certification in pilates.

Certifications:

  • NY Pilates
  • PMA/Balanced Body Pilates
  • Johnny G Spinning
  • CPR training-ACLS, PALS, BLS
Gavin-Gardner

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 CPT
  • CPR & AED
Hannah-Przeslawski

Hannah Przeslawski

Hannah is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance. Born and raised in Tampa, FL, Hannah found yoga in high school to rehab her lower back injury but ended up finding so much more. Hannah is a graduate of Eastern Michigan with a degree in Spanish Language and is currently finishing her 2nd Bachelors in Dietetics and Nutrition. She will be taking the Registered Dietitian Exam this summer and will pursue a Masters of Public Health Degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Michigan in the Fall. Yoga has become a lifestyle and helped her reach her fitness goals. Her goal is to make yoga approachable and fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. She is thrilled to be able to grow her own practice and be able to share her knowledge with the Vie community.

Certifications:

  • 200 RYT
  • CPR & AED
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Sydney Shepherd

Sydney is currently a student at the University of Michigan, pursuing her BFA in Musical Theatre. She has a strong athletic background from team sports, dance and yoga. Sydney enjoys challenging her body with new and exciting high intensity workouts and pushing her friends and clients to reach their goals in her classes at Vie!  If you're ready to sweat and feel the burn, come take Sydney's class! 

Certifications:

  • CPY
  • CPR & AED
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Jen Schema

Jen is a graduate from Grand Valley State University, with a bachelor’s in English.  Aside from teaching spin classes, Jen also coaches a girls middle school running program; “Girls on the Run/Heart & Sole.”  Her passion for spin began back in 2009, after having her second child. With the results she achieved she decided to get certified.  She has been instructing spin classes since 2011. Jen’s classes will encourage and motivate you!

Certifications:

  • Keiser M3 Indoor Cycling
  • CPR & AED
Jess-Carrier

Jen Schema

JC is currently studying Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. Having already completed her 200 RYT certification for yoga from Spirit Rising Yoga and Meditation and her Reflexology certification through Guardian Massage & Reflexology Program, Center of the Healing Arts, she hopes to help people with her goals of overall health with her degree and background in fitness and healing.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • 200 RYT
  • Reflexology

Massage

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:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Studying Dietetics at WCC
  • Colorado School of Healing Arts in the 700 hour Massage
  • Program and Craniosacral Program

Specialties:

  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Healing Touch (level 1)
  • Hot Stone
  • Private Stretching
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Kristen-DiBlassio

KRISTEN DIBLASSIO

Kristen is a multi-disciplined massage therapist, practicing Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, and Therapeutic 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. 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
  • John F. Barnes Myofascial Therapist (MFR pricing)

Specialties: 

  • John Barnes myofascial release (MFR on menu)
  • Private Stretching
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

Specialties:

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

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
  • Yoga - RYT 200
  • Reiki Level II

Specialties:

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

Facials, Waxings & Lashes

Sarah Dovin

SARAH DOVIN

Sarah became a licensed esthetician in 1999 and has been actively working in a treatment room ever since. She brought her knowledge and experience to Vie in 2011. She has been formally trained at Huron Valley Beauty Academy as well as the University of Esthetics in Chicago, IL. Through the years she has continued her education by attending an array of product knowledge and skin care courses to keep up on the newest techniques in the industry. She is extremely knowledgeable in our organic skin care line - Eminence Organics. Sarah is also an Xtreme Lash certified stylist and has been applying eyelash extensions since 2008. She enjoys building her clientele at Vie and strives to be the best in the industry. 

Certifications:

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

Nutrition

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. 

Certifications:

  • B.S. in Psychology
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • M.S. in Clinical Nutrition
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
  • Barre Intensity trained
  • TRX Suspension Training L1 qualified
  • Precision Nutrition L1
  • CPR & AED
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Martha Siegmund

Martha graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master's degree in Public Health with a concentration in Nutritional Sciences. She is currently pursuing licensure as a Registered Dietitian through the dietetic internship at the UM School of Public Health. Martha is interested in the intersection of nutrition and fitness and how they play into overall wellness. She believes fresh, whole foods are the key to a balanced lifestyle. In addition to a passion for food and nutrition, Martha loves a good physical challenge. She competed in track and field and cross-country in college and led a 25 person team on a 70 day 4,000 mile cross country bike ride from Baltimore to Seattle in summer 2017.

Certifications:

  • M.P.H. in Nutrition
  • Registered Dietitian (expected August 2018)
  • CPR & AED
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Mariah Lewis

Mariah graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors in exercise science and went on to complete her masters in public health and nutritional sciences. She has five years of experience working in nutrition and fitness and counsels clients with a variety of nutrition needs including weight management, disordered eating, performance nutrition, and nutrition for health conditions. She believes that all foods can have a place in our lives but eating whole foods and finding balance are the keys to a healthy life.

Certifications:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
  • M.P.H in Nutrition
  • B.S. Exercise Physiology
  • ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • CPR & AED

Client Services

Lauren-Kramer

Lauren Kramer

Lauren is graduating this summer from Eastern Michigan with degrees in Sociology and English with hopes to attend law school in the future. She has passions for fitness and non-profit work. When she is not at Vie she volunteers with student ministry and youth mentorship programs. Fueled by coffee, she spends her free time rock climbing, biking, hiking, or practicing yoga. While yoga and spinning certified, she is on her way to becoming Pilates certified as well. 

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Johnny G Spinning
  • FiTOUR Advanced Yoga
  • CPR & AED
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Aubrey Fenton

Aubrey is an Ann Arbor native and EMU alumna. She loves being active and spending her time outdoors. In the summer, you can find her paddle boarding, kayaking, and white water rafting. In the winter, she enjoys snowboarding, reading and going to Red Wings games.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Johnny G Spinning
griffin-binnicker

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. 

Ellen-Gwozdek

Ellen Gwozdek

Ellen loves the active lifestyle! Fitness and well being have always been a priority. She played lacrosse at the University of Michigan  and coached for 6 years. She currently teaches high school Spanish and tango. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, pilates, barre, and exploring her passion for  Latin dance and music. 

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Phillip "Lake" Wilburn

Lake is a Junior Musical Theatre major at the University of Michigan.  He is from Columbus, Ohio, where he grew up playing soccer, tennis, and ignited his performance aspirations by participating in community and high school theatre.  He has recently recommitted himself to living a healthier lifestyle and hopes to surround himself with an environment which reinforces that idea. At Vie he hopes to be a happy face, offering support and encouragement to you and your fitness goals! 

Heidi

Heidi Bowden-De Meester

Heidi was born and raised in Belgium, a little country in Europe, but the 'king' of delicious chocolates, waffles, beer and so much more. For over 20 years, she had the pleasure of working as a professional dancer and choreographer in musicals, theater shows, tv-shows and corporate events. Makeup has been a big part of her life during those years so she decided to get certified as a makeup artist at Make-up Designory (MUD). Three years ago love brought her to Ann Arbor, and in 2017, she met Heather, one of the owner's of Vie Fitness and Spa, who introduced her to Pilates. She loved it and is now enrolled in the NY Pilates instructor program. Heidi is very happy and proud to be part of Vie's team!

Casey-Gardner

Casey Gardner

Casey has been involved in sports since a young age, playing soccer and running track. Her enthusiasm for fitness encouraged her to get Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Movement Science at the University of Michigan's School of Kinesiology. When she is not busy studying, Casey can be found playing with her puppy, attending UofM's football games, or going for runs around Ann Arbor. At Vie, she hopes to share her passion for healthy living with clients and help them surpass their fitness goals. 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Movement Science
  • ACSM CPT
  • CPR & AED
Alison-Langlois

Alison Langlois

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Jess-Carrier

Jess Carrier

JC is currently studying Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. Having already completed her 200 RYT certification for yoga from Spirit Rising Yoga and Meditation and her Reflexology certification through Guardian Massage & Reflexology Program, Center of the Healing Arts, she hopes to help people with her goals of overall health with her degree and background in fitness and healing.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • 200 RYT
  • Reflexology

Marketing + Resident DJ

Martin-Smith

Martin Smith

I'm honored to be added to the Vie staff page. My being here is a perfect example of what makes Vie special. Clients, staff, and even outside vendors are made to feel like family.

In addition to my company Overflow being Vie's digital marketing team, I'm the DJ for VIESPIN  a live monthly spinning class, where 100% of the class fees are donated to the Humane Society.

I'm even a walking testimonial for Vie's effectiveness. I came to Vie after tearing my Achilles, and now I'm stronger, more agile and have lost 14 lbs. since starting personal training and fitness classes at Vie. Hope to see you around soon!