Does any of this sound like you today?
You’re feeling the aches and pains of age.
You're into fitness but you've got pain problems you can’t solve.
You have zero pain but want to learn how to train smart and build functional strength.
You consider yourself a life-long learner and are feeling it's time to up-level your ability to live well in your body.
You are an athlete who’s managed injury and can’t seem to fully recover.
You're a coach and want to know more about active recovery, and you want to up your game in this area.
You’ve had surgery but don’t trust your body to move like it’s old self.
You've been told you need a joint replacement, but you'd like to delay it as long as possible and learn to adjust your training.
You're post-joint replacement and want to learn to train again with confidence.
You're starting to feel hope just from finding this web site, reading testimonials and getting hints of what's possible for you.
You’re not an athlete anymore, but you still want to enjoy your sport and need an upgrade to your training that favors longevity.
You’d like to feel more confident in your body. You’re tweaking and injuring yourself doing things that used to be second nature and you don’t want to chalk it off to age.
You want to think bigger about your possibilities for yourself in fitness, sport, travel, aging - all of it, but don’t know how nor believe a physical therapist is what you need.
You'd simply like to learn more about how you can specifically support your body better for the long game of life.
Welcome to the idea of Movement Education, you’ve come to the right place. Pro athletes work with me because they get it; I have knowledge that personal trainers and physical therapists aren't able to teach you.
Hi, I’m Sandy.
I am a problem solver, skills coach and a bridge builder, spanning the gap between personal trainer and physical therapist. I am a Functional Movement, Yoga & Active Recovery Specialist with 30+ years of training in fitness, yoga & rehabilitative modalities. My goal is simple, I want to teach you how to develop and maintain a sustainable body throughout your lifetime.
We all have the potential to grow strong, stay mobile, manage many of our own aches & pains and age gracefully. No matter your age or situation, I believe that moving well is your starting point. I can’t wait to see you back in the game.
Move Well Education programs return you to living life with confidence.
1) Move Well Ed., my signature program, will empower you with greater mobility, capability & confidence.
2) Continuing Ed. programs - from learning kettle bells to creating a dynamic work station to going low carb.
Results that will give you great hope and impact your life from the first session.
You'll feel STABLE and less prone to injury in sport and adventure.
You'll feel DURABLE playing frisbee with your kids.
You'll feel EQUIPPED to manage daily aches and pains.
You'll feel BETTER able to manage the mental stresses of work.
You'll feel STRONG doing daily family and household tasks.
You'll feel SELF-ASSURED in physical work and no longer fear injury while lifting heavy luggage.
You'll live with CONFIDENCE.
WAYS WE CAN WORK TOGETHER
Move Well Ed. Program
In-person, virtual, travel immersion - 12 hours of curriculum customized to the current and future needs of your body.
12 hours of 1-on-1 sessions include evaluation of movement patterns, movement education, custom-designed programing and problem solving.
The goal is to become movement literate, more knowledgeable about what pain is telling you and empowered to solve your own aches and pains.
Are you a Move Well Ed. program grad or simply interested in picking up some new skills? These problem solving, next-level and/or exercise-oriented continuing ed. programs will fortify your fitness.
Some clients like to maintain 1-2 sessions a month with me to help them update their personalized programming, taking into consideration any new aches & pains they're managing, the seasonality of their sport, work life, etc.
An assisted stretching session to help you amplify your recovery between training/games. Expect a blend of functional yoga with assisted stretching, breath work and rehabilitative exercises followed by guided relaxation and meditation.
Let's find your active recovery and body care blind spots and discuss/practice direction for improvement. Join me a 1.5 hour session to target anything you want!
Contact me for any questions or to schedule. $200
Active people who struggle with aches and pains
Learn how to do personalized self therapies and
How to build a more durable body through movement education
So you can get back to doing what you love.
“It's hard to see yourself from the outside. Having you give me feedback is very helpful for me. You have to have skills for proper self care. I respect your approach and passion for our industry.” -Derek Millender, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Cleveland Cavaliers, owner, Rise Nation Cleveland
“I have significantly less pain and more mobility in my shoulder that I haven’t had in years. The greatest benefit is the knowledge as to how to maintain and continue to improve on my own.” -Bridget E., softball coach/athlete, Cleveland, OH
“My back has been feeling really good. All spasms have stopped and my range of motion has increased. I’ve been back to lifting weights with more knowledge and I plan to pick up my training again soon. The movement education you provide has helped me fill in a few blindspots I never knew I had until my lower back started bothering me. Your Move Well Ed. program saved me a costly trip down the medical path and I’m confident it’s going to prevent pain for me in the future because my body awareness has increased so much.” -Jason P., competitive athlete, Cleveland, OH.