Manager, Personal Trainer
Jeff joined BodyScapes in 2001 after running the conditioning program at Liberty Mutual’s Orthopedic Rehab Center for 20 years. He still enjoys the challenge of working with people who have orthopedic issues. Combined with almost 40 years as a competitive runner and you have a trainer who can not only get you to the finish of the Boston Marathon, but keep you healthy doing it. Jeff and his wife Cheryl are life long residents of Wellesley. Jeff holds a BS in Health and Physical Education from Ithaca College.
Kristen graduated from Merrimack College with a Bachelor in Sports Medicine. Before joining BodyScapes she worked at USA Fitness as an exercise physiologist and fitness center manager at Merrimack College. Kristen interned with Bay State Physical Therapy, building her knowledge of rehabilitation. Throughout her life her passion has been performance dance, playing outdoor tennis and swimming. Kristen is energetic and enthusiastic about health and fitness because of the social interaction and the many positive benefits that result from working hard. In the future she hopes to incorporate a nutrition and fitness degree at a graduate level.
Tara is a certified personal trainer living in Wellesley, MA. She is a stay at home mother of two children who understands how to juggle a busy lifestyle. Tara has been involved in sports and fitness her entire life and even enjoyed a stint as a Division I All-American lacrosse player. She brings coaching experience, sports oriented training and passion to her personal training. Her fitness style is one that incorporates core focus, basic routines and a committed work ethic.
Being a former Air Force Firefighter and PT instructor on Mandill Air Forse Base Dustin has always found reasons to stay in shape. While in the Air Force Dustin scored one of the highest PT scores on base and started teaching other Airmen how to do the same. Since then Dustin has devoted his time to helping people achieve their fitness goals, whether it be training for an event or just achieving longevity and happiness.
Dustin is a Level One One Crossfit Coach, NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist,Corrective Exercise Specialist and Olympic Lifting Certified. Formerly working at a Physical Therapy clinic and gyms around Boston area he specialized in Rehab and Sports performance. On his free time he is a musician and teaches all forms of meditation and healthy living.
Vinnie has been an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer since 2008. He came to Bodyscapes in 2010 as a part time trainer and in 2011 became a full time member of the team.
Vincent enjoys working with people of all ages helping them reach their personal fitness goals.
A lifelong Atllete Vincent enjoys a variety of outdoor sports such as mountain biking, fly fishing and kayaking.
Ellen has been practicing pilates since 1996 and teaching pilates since 1998. She is comprehensively certified through Power Pilates in N.Y. as well as being certified through the gold standard Pilates Method Alliance. Ellen is committed to preserving the classical method as was developed by Joseph Pilates.
Ellen’s “hands on approach” allows her to work with individuals of all ages and abilities. She is able to tailor programs to meet each individual’s needs. Students ultimately bring their bodies into balance, attain a mind/body connection, and achieve their fitness goals safely and effectively.
Her commitment to continuing to learn has never waned as she continues with ongoing educational workshops and weekly lessons. She has trained with master teachers Bob Likens, Kathy Van Patten and Clare Dunphy.
Ellen has a B.F.A in Dance from the Boston Conservatory of Music, a Masters in Education in Movement Therapy from Lesley College, and is a A.A.D.P certified health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Certified STOTT Pilates instructor, Debbie enjoys the challenge of teaching her clients to exercise with correct form while incorporating breathing and stabilization techniques to deepen the effectiveness of the exercises. Her passion for Pilates stems from personal experience, being an avid Pilates practitioner for over 10 years, prior to completing her instructor training. Although she enjoys a variety of fitness activities, it is Pilates that has always kept her attention. The benefits of Pilates are undeniable: strong lean muscles, increased endurance, flexibility, mobility, balance, body awareness, and improved posture. Debbie is also a graduate of McGill University.