meet the team

Cody Alexander - Manager & Personal Trainer    >   Book a Training Session with Cody Here!   Cody is a professional strength and conditioning coach who graduated from Norwich University. After the completion of numerous internships at The University of New Mexico and The University of Miami in athletic performance, and over two years of professional experience in personal training, Cody is ready to help take you to the next level.  Although Cody specializes in athletic performance, he loves broadening his realm of expertise by helping every individual create, evaluate and obtain their fitness goals.

Cody Alexander - Manager & Personal Trainer

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Cody is a professional strength and conditioning coach who graduated from Norwich University. After the completion of numerous internships at The University of New Mexico and The University of Miami in athletic performance, and over two years of professional experience in personal training, Cody is ready to help take you to the next level.

Although Cody specializes in athletic performance, he loves broadening his realm of expertise by helping every individual create, evaluate and obtain their fitness goals.

Lucian Benway - Class Instructor    >   Book a Class with Lucian Here!   Lucian Benway holds certifications as a Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Exercise Therapy Specialist, TRX I Trainer, and USA Boxing Certified Coach. Lucian is a Northern New England Golden Gloves Tournament Champion, lululemon ambassador, and has been a leader in the fitness and boxing communities for 10 years. Since 2009, Lucian has coached and led two boxing teams that have produced regional champions and has worked with clients of all populations, ranging from grade school athletes to senior citizens.

Lucian Benway - Class Instructor

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Lucian Benway holds certifications as a Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Exercise Therapy Specialist, TRX I Trainer, and USA Boxing Certified Coach. Lucian is a Northern New England Golden Gloves Tournament Champion, lululemon ambassador, and has been a leader in the fitness and boxing communities for 10 years. Since 2009, Lucian has coached and led two boxing teams that have produced regional champions and has worked with clients of all populations, ranging from grade school athletes to senior citizens.

Sarah Quinttus - Class Instructor    >     Book a Class with Sarah Here!   Sarah Quinttus began her Yoga journey in 2010, and the practice has been a constant in her life ever since! After a 4 month trip to Nepal and some other beautiful life-altering events, Sarah enrolled in a Yoga Teacher Training program and completed her 200hr certification in 2013. She is currently working towards her 900hr IAYT (Yoga Therapy) certification and is thrilled to bring a more holistic approach into her classes.  Sarah has always been passionate about teaching and hopes to share this practice and its magic with as many people as possible! Through living her own yoga, she has learned the power of intention, positive thinking and remaining present. In Sarah’s classes you can expect to be physically challenged, play with your edge and find space and serenity in the mind.

Sarah Quinttus - Class Instructor

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Sarah Quinttus began her Yoga journey in 2010, and the practice has been a constant in her life ever since! After a 4 month trip to Nepal and some other beautiful life-altering events, Sarah enrolled in a Yoga Teacher Training program and completed her 200hr certification in 2013. She is currently working towards her 900hr IAYT (Yoga Therapy) certification and is thrilled to bring a more holistic approach into her classes.

Sarah has always been passionate about teaching and hopes to share this practice and its magic with as many people as possible! Through living her own yoga, she has learned the power of intention, positive thinking and remaining present. In Sarah’s classes you can expect to be physically challenged, play with your edge and find space and serenity in the mind.

 
Janet Franz - Class Instructor    >     Book a Class with Janet Here!   Janet Franz is an experienced wellness professional who is passionate about healthy living. She provides fitness services to individuals and groups and is nationally certified in Personal Training, Group Fitness, Mat Pilates and Wellness Coaching. Janet is very approachable and understands that everyone has individual needs and limitations, so she tailors each class to the people in the room, offering various levels of intensity and options for making exercises easier or more difficult. Outside the studio, she chairs the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and writes health science and human-interest stories for the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Janet Franz - Class Instructor

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Janet Franz is an experienced wellness professional who is passionate about healthy living. She provides fitness services to individuals and groups and is nationally certified in Personal Training, Group Fitness, Mat Pilates and Wellness Coaching. Janet is very approachable and understands that everyone has individual needs and limitations, so she tailors each class to the people in the room, offering various levels of intensity and options for making exercises easier or more difficult. Outside the studio, she chairs the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and writes health science and human-interest stories for the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Anna Judge - Class Instructor    >   Book a Class with Anna Here!   Anna’s passion for exercise and wellness began at an early age with all kinds of dance. After 15 years as a dancer, she was inspired to try new things, and this led her to running, Pilates, paddling on a dragon boat team, TRX training and ultimately to personal training and yoga. She has since cultivated a passion for helping people explore the capabilities of the human body and its relationship to a life that encompasses well-being, in both body and mind. Anna’s mission is to promote health, strength and vitality by helping people cultivate a passion for strong bodies and minds, and to inspire people to see that any change, big or small, can have a profound effect on their lives.

Anna Judge - Class Instructor

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Anna’s passion for exercise and wellness began at an early age with all kinds of dance. After 15 years as a dancer, she was inspired to try new things, and this led her to running, Pilates, paddling on a dragon boat team, TRX training and ultimately to personal training and yoga. She has since cultivated a passion for helping people explore the capabilities of the human body and its relationship to a life that encompasses well-being, in both body and mind. Anna’s mission is to promote health, strength and vitality by helping people cultivate a passion for strong bodies and minds, and to inspire people to see that any change, big or small, can have a profound effect on their lives.

Emily Cook - Class Instructor & Personal Trainer    >  Book a  Training Session  or  Class with Emily Here!   Emily Cook's passion for exercise and fitness began on the wrestling mat as the only female wrestler at her rural high school in New Hampshire. Since her days of grappling, Emily has explored other sports and disciplines such as running, strength training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and eventually group fitness. Emily fell in love with group training and how it reminded her of wrestling- challenging, but fun.  Emily has her Bachelors of Science from the University of Vermont where she studied Exercise and Movement Science. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and Certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Council on Exercise.   Emily loves to put her clients and classes through total body strength and conditioning that not only trains their body, but also their mind. Her favorite part about teaching and coaching is finding ways to make fitness a fun part of our daily lives.

Emily Cook - Class Instructor & Personal Trainer

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Emily Cook's passion for exercise and fitness began on the wrestling mat as the only female wrestler at her rural high school in New Hampshire. Since her days of grappling, Emily has explored other sports and disciplines such as running, strength training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and eventually group fitness. Emily fell in love with group training and how it reminded her of wrestling- challenging, but fun.
Emily has her Bachelors of Science from the University of Vermont where she studied Exercise and Movement Science. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and Certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Council on Exercise.

Emily loves to put her clients and classes through total body strength and conditioning that not only trains their body, but also their mind. Her favorite part about teaching and coaching is finding ways to make fitness a fun part of our daily lives.

 
Miles Ellis - Personal Trainer    >   Book a Training Session with Miles Here!   Miles is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist of the National Strength & Conditioning Association, as well as a USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach. He specializes in sports performance, functional movement training, injury prevention, and aesthetics. Miles earned his Masters in Kinesiology (conc. Exercise Physiology) at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC in 2016. Prior to that he received his Bachelors in Nutrition and Food Sciences at The University of Vermont in 2012. Ever since, he has been working with collegiate, scholastic, amateur, and weekend warrior athletes. He also works rehabilitation in conjunction with and post physical therapy. Whether you’re looking to improve athletic performance, physical appearance, or get rid of obnoxious aches and pains, Miles will get you there!

Miles Ellis - Personal Trainer

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Miles is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist of the National Strength & Conditioning Association, as well as a USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach. He specializes in sports performance, functional movement training, injury prevention, and aesthetics. Miles earned his Masters in Kinesiology (conc. Exercise Physiology) at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC in 2016. Prior to that he received his Bachelors in Nutrition and Food Sciences at The University of Vermont in 2012. Ever since, he has been working with collegiate, scholastic, amateur, and weekend warrior athletes. He also works rehabilitation in conjunction with and post physical therapy. Whether you’re looking to improve athletic performance, physical appearance, or get rid of obnoxious aches and pains, Miles will get you there!

Matt Buchine - Personal Trainer    >   Book a Training Session with Matt Here!   Matthew began to explore his love of human physiology at an early age, reading encyclopedia articles and asking for his first set of weights by age 11. He excelled at martial arts and participated in other activities including organized sports, snowboarding, golf, and downhill mountain biking. Matthew earned degrees in Sports Medicine and Biology from Norwich University in 2002, where he spent much of his time working with the sports teams as an athletic trainer. After graduation, and for 12 years thereafter, he worked for the elite Sports Club/LA in Boston as a personal trainer. In 2010, he began studying with Dr. Eric Cobb, the founder of Z-Health, a program that utilizes cutting-edge neurological research to functionally train and rehabilitate the body. Today, Matthew uses the Z-Health program, combined with his extensive knowledge of training techniques and sports experience, to aid his clients in bettering their sports performance, improving overall fitness, and movement rehabilitation.

Matt Buchine - Personal Trainer

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Matthew began to explore his love of human physiology at an early age, reading encyclopedia articles and asking for his first set of weights by age 11. He excelled at martial arts and participated in other activities including organized sports, snowboarding, golf, and downhill mountain biking. Matthew earned degrees in Sports Medicine and Biology from Norwich University in 2002, where he spent much of his time working with the sports teams as an athletic trainer. After graduation, and for 12 years thereafter, he worked for the elite Sports Club/LA in Boston as a personal trainer. In 2010, he began studying with Dr. Eric Cobb, the founder of Z-Health, a program that utilizes cutting-edge neurological research to functionally train and rehabilitate the body. Today, Matthew uses the Z-Health program, combined with his extensive knowledge of training techniques and sports experience, to aid his clients in bettering their sports performance, improving overall fitness, and movement rehabilitation.

Sarah Quintal - Personal Trainer    >   Book a Training Session with Sarah Here!   Sarah is a native vermonter who grew up skiing and playing soccer. In doing so she gained a passion in athletic performance and knew she wanted a career in healthcare. She attended Lasell College in Newton, MA where she obtained her B.S. in Athletic Training and competed at the collegiate level in soccer to discover her passion in athletic performance and injury prevention. Sarah has been treating patients with a wide variety of conditions since 2016 while certified as a graston technique specialist. She is excited to bring her experience to patients who are wanting to live their life in optimal performance.

Sarah Quintal - Personal Trainer

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Sarah is a native vermonter who grew up skiing and playing soccer. In doing so she gained a passion in athletic performance and knew she wanted a career in healthcare. She attended Lasell College in Newton, MA where she obtained her B.S. in Athletic Training and competed at the collegiate level in soccer to discover her passion in athletic performance and injury prevention. Sarah has been treating patients with a wide variety of conditions since 2016 while certified as a graston technique specialist. She is excited to bring her experience to patients who are wanting to live their life in optimal performance.

 
Joy Snow - Orthopedic Massage Therapist    >   Book a Massage with Joy Here!   Joy was trained at The Massage School in Boston MA. and has been a massage therapist since 2014. Her training includes Orthopedic Massage Therapy, Deep Tissue, Sports, Active Release, Trigger Point, Kinesio taping and Myofascial Release. She spent a year studying Orthopedic Massage and Rehabilitation Therapy with Tom Karis in Burlington, MA and is certified as on OMT, with The National Certified Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She has been a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) since 2013.  Joy is a licensed professional Massage Therapist in the state of Colorado and Massachusetts, with National Certification through MBLEx. She has held her Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certificate for over the last 10 years. She has also donated her time working for professional sport teams and semi-professional athletes who are dedicated to the virtue of athletic excellence but have little means for rehabilitation therapies. She has worked with athletes in paddling, hockey, skiing, running, track and road cycling, rugby, soccer, volleyball, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, Olympic power lifters, lacrosse and track.  Her passion for massage therapy stemmed from her own need for extensive rehab from a crippling sports injury and was amazed that by addressing the soft tissue components surrounding the injury site it promoted muscular balance and fluidity, with pain free movement patterns. She has spent her time and studies making sure that she understands structural movement patterns, the difference between male and female muscular balances and how to address injuries and rehabilitation.

Joy Snow - Orthopedic Massage Therapist

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Joy was trained at The Massage School in Boston MA. and has been a massage therapist since 2014. Her training includes Orthopedic Massage Therapy, Deep Tissue, Sports, Active Release, Trigger Point, Kinesio taping and Myofascial Release. She spent a year studying Orthopedic Massage and Rehabilitation Therapy with Tom Karis in Burlington, MA and is certified as on OMT, with The National Certified Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She has been a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) since 2013.

Joy is a licensed professional Massage Therapist in the state of Colorado and Massachusetts, with National Certification through MBLEx. She has held her Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certificate for over the last 10 years. She has also donated her time working for professional sport teams and semi-professional athletes who are dedicated to the virtue of athletic excellence but have little means for rehabilitation therapies. She has worked with athletes in paddling, hockey, skiing, running, track and road cycling, rugby, soccer, volleyball, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, Olympic power lifters, lacrosse and track.

Her passion for massage therapy stemmed from her own need for extensive rehab from a crippling sports injury and was amazed that by addressing the soft tissue components surrounding the injury site it promoted muscular balance and fluidity, with pain free movement patterns. She has spent her time and studies making sure that she understands structural movement patterns, the difference between male and female muscular balances and how to address injuries and rehabilitation.

Emily Wood - Massage Therapist    >   Book a Massage with Emily Here!   Emily Wood has been a practicing Certified Massage Therapist since June 2013.  It is her goal to provide the best individualized care she can to each person walking into the massage room. To Emily, massage is more than a luxury, it is personalized therapy. She is dedicated to understanding her clients’ specific needs. She specializes in mixed modalities such as deep tissue, sports, Thai, Swedish, myofascial, trigger point, and cupping therapy.  With each session, it is Emily's intention to help people better understand their bodies and how massage can change the function and feeling of restrictive tissue (muscular/connective) versus released tissue.  With the right focus, she is able give the best care possible while improving the way you think, stand and move!

Emily Wood - Massage Therapist

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Emily Wood has been a practicing Certified Massage Therapist since June 2013.

It is her goal to provide the best individualized care she can to each person walking into the massage room. To Emily, massage is more than a luxury, it is personalized therapy. She is dedicated to understanding her clients’ specific needs. She specializes in mixed modalities such as deep tissue, sports, Thai, Swedish, myofascial, trigger point, and cupping therapy.

With each session, it is Emily's intention to help people better understand their bodies and how massage can change the function and feeling of restrictive tissue (muscular/connective) versus released tissue.

With the right focus, she is able give the best care possible while improving the way you think, stand and move!

Lianna Natola - Class Instructor & Personal Trainer    >  Book a  Training Session  or  Class with Lianna Here!   Lianna's love of athletics began in high school where she excelled on the soccer and lacrosse field. When she entered college, she felt like she lost her athletic identity because she was not able to play competitively anymore. This led her into the gym, where she began researching and participating in many different strength training programs. This prompted her to obtain her personal training certification and also begin teaching group fitness classes. She enjoys taking a functional approach to training, tailoring movements for each client to help them achieve their goals. In classes, she likes to offer a different experience each time you come. She strives to provide a positive experience to each client, ensuring that they will look forward to their next session. Lianna will be obtaining her BS in Exercise & Movement Science from UVM this May.

Lianna Natola - Class Instructor & Personal Trainer

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Lianna's love of athletics began in high school where she excelled on the soccer and lacrosse field. When she entered college, she felt like she lost her athletic identity because she was not able to play competitively anymore. This led her into the gym, where she began researching and participating in many different strength training programs. This prompted her to obtain her personal training certification and also begin teaching group fitness classes. She enjoys taking a functional approach to training, tailoring movements for each client to help them achieve their goals. In classes, she likes to offer a different experience each time you come. She strives to provide a positive experience to each client, ensuring that they will look forward to their next session. Lianna will be obtaining her BS in Exercise & Movement Science from UVM this May.

 
Lily Richards - Personal Trainer    >   Book a Training Session with Lily Here!   Lily is a Personal Trainer certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with about 1.5 years of professional experience in the field. She holds a B.S. in Exercise and Movement Science from the University of Vermont, and is passionate about the ideals of living an active lifestyle to maintain a high quality of life. Her training style focuses primarily on general health and fitness and functional strength, with the goal of helping her clients feel strong and empowered. In her free time, Lily enjoys hiking, soccer, singing, dancing, and playing with dogs.

Lily Richards - Personal Trainer

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Lily is a Personal Trainer certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with about 1.5 years of professional experience in the field. She holds a B.S. in Exercise and Movement Science from the University of Vermont, and is passionate about the ideals of living an active lifestyle to maintain a high quality of life. Her training style focuses primarily on general health and fitness and functional strength, with the goal of helping her clients feel strong and empowered. In her free time, Lily enjoys hiking, soccer, singing, dancing, and playing with dogs.

Brandy Oswald - Class Instructor    >  Book a Class with Brandy Here!  Brandy Oswald is a playful yoga teacher who doesn’t care if you ever touch your toes or stand on your head. Her only goals in teaching are that you feel good, have fun, and be nice to other people. With her teachings you’ll get smarter in your body, smoother in your movements, and more relaxed in your mind. Brandy brings with her over 1,500 hours of yoga teaching experience and 10 years of study as a yoga student. She has both her 200 hr and 500 hr yoga teacher training certifications in ashtanga and vinyasa yoga and is known for her strong, sweaty yoga flow classes.  Brandy is also the Founder of Do It Naturally, a yoga and natural living company that focuses on events, retreats, and programs to inspire others to take their yoga practices off the mat and live naturally and sustainably in all aspects of their lives.

Brandy Oswald - Class Instructor

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Brandy Oswald is a playful yoga teacher who doesn’t care if you ever touch your toes or stand on your head. Her only goals in teaching are that you feel good, have fun, and be nice to other people. With her teachings you’ll get smarter in your body, smoother in your movements, and more relaxed in your mind. Brandy brings with her over 1,500 hours of yoga teaching experience and 10 years of study as a yoga student. She has both her 200 hr and 500 hr yoga teacher training certifications in ashtanga and vinyasa yoga and is known for her strong, sweaty yoga flow classes.

Brandy is also the Founder of Do It Naturally, a yoga and natural living company that focuses on events, retreats, and programs to inspire others to take their yoga practices off the mat and live naturally and sustainably in all aspects of their lives.