Founder, CEO, Teacher, Bodyworker
Functional Movement Practitioner and Coach
-Strength, Mobility, Balance, Coordination
Teacher Trainer/Master Trainer:
-GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, and Specialized Equipment,
-Yamuna Body Rolling (1 of 47 world wide)
-Gyrotonic (Specialized Equipment, Scoliosis, Shoulder Girdle, Pelvic Girdle, Golf, Pregnancy, Elite Athlete, Pathways to Hip and Shoulder, Aging Population)
-Yamuna Body Rolling, (with specialties in: Foot Fitness, Face Ball, TMJ, In Bed Routines, Pregnancy, Hands & Wrists, and Anatomy University)
-Yamuna Body Logic
-TRX and CrossCore
-Pilates (STOTT and Classical)
-Functional Movement, Posture and Gait Analysis
-Board Certified Health Coach
Ellen has been a health and wellness professional for more than 30 years. Her goal is to help people surpass their own perceived limitations. Ellen has earned degrees in both marketing and management, and led a successful career in high tech marketing. She is a Holistic Health Practitioner and received her certification in holistic health counseling from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and State University of New York. She is also a certified Genesis Transformation Coach. Her passion for guiding people toward healthier lifestyles drew her away from marketing. She now spends all of her energy helping to empower people to change their lifestyle patterns for the better. Ellen is the founder of Core De Vie, a Master Trainer owned and operated GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS® and Pilates studio in Boston.
Ellen has received certifications in more than thirty health and fitness methods, restorative muscular-skeletal disciplines and movement practices. She is currently a certified Master Trainer for GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, and GYROTONIC® specialized equipment. She received her Master Trainer certifications training from Juliu Horvath, the creator of the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® exercise system. She has is also certified in Yamuna Body Rolling, and Yamuna Body Logic having trained with the creator and founder, Yamuna Zake.
Ellen is one of only 47 chosen Yamuna Body Rolling Teacher Trainers in the world.
She also has a keen interest in nutrition and the dynamics of today’s dietary trends. She weaves her training and certification in holistic health counseling into all of her teachings.
She is a certified Movement and Postural Analyst through Tom Myers’ KINESIS.
Ellen decided to open her own studio so that she and her team of highly trained instructors can provide the benefits of their combined experience to our local community. Ellen specializes in Foot problems, Alignment Problems, Diastasis Recti, Back Pain, Next Pain, and more.
Prior to opening her studio, Ellen taught Pilates, GYROTONIC®, and GYROKINESIS® at several Boston venues including Sports Club LA. She also held the position of Adjunct Professor in the Dance Department at the Boston Conservatory where she taught Pilates, GYROTONIC®, and GYROKINESIS® as part of the dance curriculum.
Certified Instructor: Gyrotonic®, Gyrokinesis ® Specialized Equipment, Pilates, Power Plate, TRX, and CrossCore ® Teacher Trainer
Gyrotonic, Barre, Power Plate
Gyrotonic®, Power Plate, and CrossCore® Teacher
Hannah has been with Core De Vie for several years. Hannah is interested in pursuing movement therapy. Hannah recognizes the importance of wellness as a connection of body and mind. Hannah works with clients to make use of all of the tools available to strengthen and develop this connection. In her years at Core de vie, she has witnessed just how much movement can improve a life. Discovering abilities of the body that may be new or simply unused is exciting for everyone, no matter their fitness goals or experience.
Advanced Level Myofascial Release, Certified in Thai Massage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Fundamentals of Shiatsu and Reflexology.
As soon as you meet Teresa you’ll feel her passion for her profession as a massage therapist. She is a graduate of the Massage School in Boston.
She specializes in the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach. Myofascial release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the connective tissue restriction to eliminate pain and restore motion. This treatment can provide relief to those experiencing pain from headaches, backaches, tennis elbow, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee pain or other pain related issues. If you’d like to learn more about Myofascial release and whether or not it could be the right treatment option for your pain symptoms, give us a call.
Teresa had a life-long desire to be a massage therapist and is very excited to be a part of the team at core de vie. Her goal is to provide the most valuable therapeutic massage method for each individual client and to help her clients understand the importance and benefits of self-care.
In her free time, in addition to practicing good self-care and getting regular therapeutic massages, Teresa loves to travel, read, visit art museums, and go out with friends.
Healer, Meditation, Human Resources
Need we say more?
Visiting Instructors and Practitioners
Acupuncture, Tui Na, Cupping
Jessica is a licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in the states of Arizona and Massachusetts. She received her training in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Arizona School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Tucson, AZ.
She holds a B.A in Holistic Health from Prescott College as well as certification in Shiatsu, Tuina, Massage, and craniosacral therapy. She has held a private practice in Tucson for the last 12 years. For the past 7 plus years, she has maintained a successful practice in acupuncture and Tuina both in Boston and in Tucson treating a wide range of conditions. She is part of the Supportive Care for Healing team at the University of Arizona Cancer Center providing acupuncture for patients interested in a holistic approach to their treatment plan. Because of her background in Western Sciences and Eastern philosophy, her approach to acupuncture concentrates on the benefits of combining both methodologies.
Illness, chronic pain, and stress are not just a result of physical imbalance, they can be due to an emotional and/or spiritual imbalance as well. Every treatment is customized and based on the individual. Cosmetic acupuncture treatments are no exception, those that choose this form of treatment will experience visually pleasing results along with all-over body benefits.
Yoga Teacher and Gyrotonic® (Nantucket and Boston)
Ieva Aldins became a GYROTONIC® Apprentice in 2013, when she was working for Core de Vie as a yoga instructor. She studied under master trainer Ellen Comerford. Originally, Ieva became attracted to the exercise modality through her love of yoga and unending curiosity of the body, biomechanics, and a developing passion for therapeutic body work. As she began to practice on the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® she quickly recognized it’s therapeutic benefits to the body.
Ieva has been practicing yoga for 15 years. She is a certified Yoga Alliance instructor. She studied Sivananda yoga in India, Restorative & Therapuetic Yoga with Jillian Pransky at Kripalu, Yoga Nidra with Jennifer Reis and is a trained aerial yoga instructor . She is also a surfer, a sommelier, and in a previous chapter of her life she was an avid runner and graphic designer.
“I believe you can do anything you put your energy and efforts towards. May you experience great peace, health and happiness.” -Ieva
Pilates, Gyrotonic, Meditation
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