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Shane Keith Rhoads M.S. C.S.C.S. Owner

Shane Keith Rhoads is a professional trainer with 26 years of experience in the fitness, wellness, and rehabilitation industry.  His comprehensive background includes working in professional baseball, college athletics, spine and back rehabilitation, physical therapy, private fitness and consulting. 

For 13 years Shane worked exclusively in the pilates environment helping clients with fitness/wellness, post physical therapy rehabilitation, pilates programs adapted to chronic medical conditions, postural alignment and movement education.  He now has adopted a more integrative approach utilizing Pilates as one of many tools or stand alone system when appropriate.  This integrative approach includes, movement assessment and (re) education, strength training, mobility training, pilates post rehabilitation, postural alignment, and proper breathing mechanics.    Most important, after 20 years and thousands of clients, is Shane's on going dedication to helping his clients achieve the results they desire.   Shane has a M.S. ed in Athletic Training, and a B.S. in Exercise Physiology, is certified as a Post-Rehab Pilates Instructor through Polestar Education, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the N.S.C.A.

Outside the studio Shane also works as a visual artist further exploring themes of the physical body and interconnectivity through painting and sculpture. Shane currently has art collectors in Hawaii, S. California, Arizona, and Illinois. 

Having a strong scientific education combined with an artistic perspective gives Shane a unique approach in working with and educating clients.

Specialties: Post rehabilitation pilates and fitness, athletic conditioning, fitness and wellness Programs, post rehabilitation, postural and movement balance and alignment, lower back exercise management programs. In studio visits and In-home Programs.

 

Anna Madejska

"Ms. Madejska’s, philosophy in life is to be passionate about providing wellness to others. She is a Certified Massage Therapist, a Thai Yoga Therapist, teaches Redcord Suspension Training, and she teaches classical and rehabilitation based Pilates sessions. She pays special attention to earning clients’ trust, confidence, and respect. She maintains clear boundaries to assure professional integrity and accountability.

Certified in: 

·       All Levels of the Classical Pilates Method incorporating non-classical tools such as Bosu and Orbit in the Pilates method.

·       Pilates Based Rehabilitation and Program Design For Sport Specific Population

·       Muscle Energy Technique and corrective system of teaching for rehabilitative purpose in Pilates 

·       The Redcord Suspension Training; 

·       Traditional and Clinical Thai Bodywork;

·       Nationally Certified and Licenses in Therapeutic Massage; 

·       Fundamentals and Advanced in Kinesio Taping;

·       CPA.

                                                                   

 

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 Aurora Vanca LPTA, CKTP   

Aurora is an empathetic person with an exceptional skill set for providing the highest quality patient/client care.  Aurora has 10 plus years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Rehab, and she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, is a Certified Pilates Teacher through the Mcintyre Method , Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, and Certified Holistic Nutrition and Lifestyle Educator.  Due to her extensive knowledge in orthopedic injuries and musculoskeletal disorders that affect movement and posture, Aurora is an expert at developing individualized Pilates programs that transition the client from acute care into the medical fitness programs. In addition,  clients seeking counseling on a comprehensive nutrition program will find her expertise guidance and knowledge a great benefit.