Bristol, RI, July 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- EVOLUTION Bodywork & Nutrition, a Bristol, RI wellness center, is pleased to announce EVOLUTION team member Karen Ortiz has been awarded her certification in the GYROTONIC Expansion System®. Ms. Oritiz studied under GYROTONIC® Trainers Kathy Van Patten of Boston Bodyworks Studio, Lisa Marie Goodwin of In-Spiral Movement of LA and Sebastian Plettenberg of GYROTONIC® Manhattan.
"As of July 2008, there are only five Certified GYROTONIC ® trainers in Rhode Island - and I know I am biased, but I think we have the best. We're thrilled about Karen's new certification. Our clients will continue to benefit from her expanded education and training.", said Kirsten DiChiappari, Center Director, EVOLUTION Bodywork & Nutrition.
In addition to Ms. Ortiz’s certification in the GYROTONIC Expansion System®, she is a PMA Certified Pilates Instructor (Pilates Method Alliance), Nationally Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Certified Reflexologist and Specialist in AIS (Active Isolated Stretching). Ms Ortiz is a graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute. Ms. Ortiz has trained directly with Aaron Mattes the pioneer of the Active Isolated Stretching method, and assists master AIS trainers Marjorie Brooks and Steffan Matte with AIS seminars in New England.
To learn more about the Bodywork & Nutrition programs and services available at EVOLUTION visit their website at www.evolutionri.com.
About EVOLUTION Bodywork & Nutrition
Founded in 2007, EVOLUTION Bodywork & Nutrition is Rhode Island's most comprehensive health and wellness center offering Pilates Mat & Equipment Classes, Hot Yoga, GYROTONIC®, Personal Training, Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Nutrition Center run by chef-trained registered dietitians approved to accept health insurance, Therapeutic Massage, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Kids Fitness & Nutrition and Corporate Employee Wellness Programs. EVOLUTION is the New England Teacher Training Center for the Kane School of Core Integration certifying instructors in Pilates Mat and Equipment instruction. EVOLUTION is located at 685 Metacom Avenue , Bristol , RI and can be reached at www.evolutionri.com or 401-396-9331.
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