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Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

Gabriel is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. He received his Master’s degree from Columbia University and has been in practice in NYC since 1998. Gabriel is the owner of Equilibrium Physical Therapy and Co-Owner of Amplitude Vibration Studio. He created Amplitude Vibration Studio after seeing firsthand, the amazing benefits of Vibration Training on both himself and his patients and clients.

 

Gabriel brings to Amplitude an extensive understanding of the human body, injury prevention techniques, and fitness and wellness strategies. He also possesses a thorough comprehension of the proper usage of vibration technology; a comprehension required to effectively deliver the benefits of this amazing breakthrough in exercise science to the individual.

Information on his Physical Therapy practice is available at www.equilibriumpt.com.

David Newman, CPT

David Newman, CPT

David is a seasoned finance pro and consummate business visionary. He holds a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland and is the Co-Owner of Amplitude Vibration Studio.  Prior to engendering Amplitude, David spent 10 years at a trading desk in downtown Manhattan: a slave to the ups and downs of the worlds precarious economic markets. His interest in wellness began as a simple search for tools to alleviate the stress of a Wall Street career.  Immediately upon introduction, David became an avid devotee of yoga.  Through this ancient practice, he came to understand the components of well being, including the maintenance of a strong core, the implementation of centering techniques and most importantly, daily meditation. His continued intent to enhance his state of health and wellness led him to Vibration Training. The influence of this training on his body in isolation as well as its ability to enhance his yoga practice made him an instant devotee.

Chuck Rowland, CPT, CES

Chuck Rowland, CPT, CES

Chuck originally certified as a personal trainer with the International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA). Several years later (2005), he certified with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) with which he also holds specialty certifications in Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement.  He also holds active certifications with PTA Global (Bridged and Advance); Innovative Body Solutions (Ki-Hara Level V -Master Trainer).  He founded Fit Avenue NY in 2008.

In addition to private functional training, corrective exercise training and one-on-one resistance stretching sessions, Chuck consults for Equilibrium Physical Therapy and Amplitude Vibration Studios, designing and supervising training programs performed on whole-body vibration platforms.Chuck conducts Ki-Hara Self-Stretching Workshops and run the NYC Ki-Hara Internship Program.

Other Certifications:       

  • Functional Movement Screen       
  • TRX Suspension Training Instructor       
  • Kettlebell Instructor (Level I – Kettlebell Concepts)      
  • Power Plate (Basic Academy)

Cory Parker, CPT

Cory Parker, CPT

Cory has spent the last 5 years working with some of the best health professionals in the sports medicine industry. These individuals, ranging from sports-based physical therapists, medical doctors, and certified athletic trainers, have all contributed to his comprehensive understanding of the human body and the changes that occur within it with injury. He prides himself on his love for helping others and his ability to provide quality and genuine one-on one-attention to the people he works with. Cory possesses a strong knowledge in rehabilitative exercises as they apply to sports, dance and regular activities of daily living. He plans on attending Physical Therapy school in the near future.

Maureen Martinez, RN, CPT

Maureen Martinez, RN, CPT

Maureen is a registered nurse with a Masters degree in health education/health administration.  Her initial nursing career began in orthopaedic/rehabilitation nursing at Stanford University.  She then went on to teach nursing at Madonna University in Livonia, MI and fourteen years ago, changed direction at the urging of a personal friend and Physical Therapist, to become a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). 

Over 6 years ago, she became a certified Ki-Hara Resistance Stretcher.  She currently works in NYC at Amplitude Vibration Studio, and in Bloomfield Hills, MI. She trains and stretches people who are avid workout enthusiasts, and/or weekend warriors. Her current passion is learning about Vibration Training and Therapy and how it might further enhance the health of individuals. 
 

Cydya Smith

Cydya Smith

Cydya is board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners  (AADP).  She graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition  (IIN), in New York City, and also earned certification and continuing education credits to advance her practice, from Teachers College at Columbia University.  She is also certified by the Institute of HeartMath™ (IHM) to use HeartMath™ technology for stress reduction.

Cydya received her training to practice Health Counseling/Coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), which is licensed by the state of New York and internationally recognized as the only nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories—combining the knowledge of traditional philosophies with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone and raw foods.

Cydya has a second degree in Reiki, and is a member of PCRM (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine), IAC (International Association of Counselors), IHM (Institute of HeartMath™), and the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

Cydya maintains a private health counseling/lifestyle coaching practice, where in addition to counseling she incorporates techniques from HeartMath™ to assist individual clients in learning to manage the effects of stress in their lives. She also designs and conducts lectures, workshops/seminars on nutrition and health, time/stress management for corporations and member organizations. 

Cydya is the founder of Xuberant Life, a portal for those who seek information, knowledge, tools for wellness, and healthy food options outside the norm, and who are interested in achieving optimum health on all levels.  She publishes a newsletter that explores alternative options for those interested in self-creation, co-creation, spirituality, cutting edge technology and tools to that enhance life on all levels.

Energy Times online Magazine published an article on holistic healing that features Cydya and her practice.
 

Monika Harzcuk, Cert. PIlates Instructor

Monika Harzcuk, Cert. PIlates Instructor

Born in Poland and raised in Germany, Monika has worked as a Pilates instructor on the UES for the past 6+ years. She has also taught the Authentic Pilates method in Europe.

“For the last 10 years, Pilates has been a powerful and positive force in my life. It has changed me, the way my body moves and looks. It has made me strong, lean and healthy.
I always keep my mind open for new methods that can benefit the human body. Next to Pilates, I also enjoy a regular practice of Iyengar and Bikram yoga. For over a year now I have explored the world of vibration training - and love it as well.

"The body is like our pet, the vehicle which carries us through life. It is our responsibility and a choice to keep our body healthy, fit and less dependent of other’s help."

Odman Felix

Odman Felix

Odman Felix is a native of Goiania, Brazil where he obtained  a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education. He also holds an Associates degree in Fine Arts( Dance) from Miami Dade College. He attended the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Fl. He taught Afro Brazilian, Modern, and Dance Repertoire at Miami Dade College. He taught Contemporary Dance in many public schools as well as private studios in the Miami area. After years of intense Dance training and professional performances with multiple dance companies; a chronic ankle injury took him off the stages. That’s when he first learned that vibration training was an effective method used for strengthening, toning and recovery. Having already PT certifications, College degrees and vast dance training he went on started his practice with whole body vibration at Power Fit Studios in Miami-Fl (2007). Months later, with no symptoms or pain he went back to be a performer thanks to intense whole body vibration training. Felix recently joined the highly qualified team of Trainers and Therapists at Amplitude Vibration Studio in New York City providing customized programs to  all age groups, fitness levels and client’s objectives











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