Physical Therapists

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             Theresa Pride

 

    Owner/Managing Clinician, Doctor of Physical Therapy                                                   Pilates Instructor

A south Texas native, Theresa attended Texas Woman’s University and graduated with honors and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Dance in 2005. During her time in North Texas, she performed with Muscle Memory Dance Theatre, a professional modern dance company. She then relocated to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California and  graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy from USC in 2008.

Theresa became Power Pilates certified in 2001 and taught mat and equipment classes in the Dallas, San Antonio and Los Angeles metro areas. In Los Angeles, she had the privilege of being a staff physical therapist and Pilates instructor at the prestigious Performing Arts Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio of LA, developing her unique approach to dance medicine. She is currently certified through Resolution Therapy Advanced Pilates certification and enjoyed the position of lead therapist on staff at Resolution’s Roswell, GA location from 2013-2015, offering specialized manual and Pilates-based therapies.

In 2012, Theresa teamed up with Stellar Bodies, and as an instructor for the fusion fitness method Lagree fitness. In 2014 until 2015, the perfect fusion of Pilates, ballet, and yoga presented itself with a partnership with Barre3 at the Atlanta- East Cobb location. She enjoyed the variety as well as pushing the limit of fitness, being trusted by all clients to do so in a safe and fun way.

The year 2015 brought Theresa to OnCore PT as the Managing Clinician, expanding her knowledge of operating a small clinic and using her experiences to grow in to her own business of Pride Physique.

Theresa is very passionate about health and fitness and believes in treating the whole person. For this reason, she also pursued  holistic wellness coach training with the International Association of Wellness Professionals. Balance is the key and she teaches this to all her fitness and rehabilitation clients.


Pilates Instructors

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           Courtney Huggins

MS; Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) certified

Courtney has over 11 years experience with Pilates mat and Apparatus instruction. She is Power Pilates trained and certified by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). Courtney is also certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health & Fitness instructor. She is experienced with weight management, endurance, and strength building programs and enjoys working with obese, pregnant, and postpartum clients. Her clients love her attention to detail and enthusiasm for a heart-pumping Pilates workout. Courtney earned a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Georgia State University. When not teaching, Courtney loves spending time with her daughter, who at the young age of 5 mastered the “rolling like a ball” Pilates exercise.


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           Janeen Muto

BS; BASI Comprehensively Certified

Following a life changing injury twenty one years ago, Janeen was introduced to Pilates through world-renowned Physical Therapist, Keith Kleven and her Orthopedic Surgeon in Las Vegas, NV.  Pilates has been her passion ever since and allowed her a way to help give hope to others knowing when things happen beyond their control; they too can beat the odds against them and have a healthy, happy and whole life.  Pilates plays an important part in mind, body and spirit in her everyday life.  As a result of her work with Pilates, she has regained her athletic ability and strength in which has played a vital role in her miraculous recovery.

Janeen was born and raised in Upstate New York and has always had a passion for health and fitness. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  A highly motivated professional, Janeen has extensive experience in education working with diverse populations and age groups, spanning preschool to college. 

Janeen successfully completed her Comprehensive Teaching Certification in 2012 for the BASI Pilates® program at Body Arts and Science International Headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA.  She began her studies at the BASI Host Studio in Brooklyn Heights, New York after a courageous battle with her health.

As an athlete, teacher, and follower of Christ; Janeen’s passion for health, faith, and fitness led her to pursue her goal in helping others achieve their goals. She believes that achieving and maintaining a balanced lifestyle is the key to reaching both personal and professional goals. As Janeen embarks on her new journey; she offers each person the opportunity to learn how to improve their quality of life by using the BASI Pilates® method as it has done for her through rehabilitation with her own previous back injury and illnesses.

Janeen brings to her clients and everyone she meets her contagious enthusiasm, passion, commitment, and positive energy. She has had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients from world-renowned Equestrian, Physicians, Pre & Post Natal Women, Golf & Tennis Enthusiasts, to Men & Women of all ages including post injuries and those with a variety of ailments.  Janeen whole-heartedly believes that Pilates will help overcome everyone’s injuries and illnesses as it has for her.  Janeen loves working with anyone who is eager to improve their quality of life and invites to her classes everyone who is seeking to improve their posture, balance, core strength, flexibility, tone, weight and overall health with little to no impact on your joints.


Office Manager

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          Chelsea Brown

BA, Healthcare Administration

Chelsea’s motto: “It’s not about when you FINISH, but HOW you finish.”

Chelsea grew up in Decatur, Ga and graduated from Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Ga. At Redan, she developed a passion for healthcare and helping those in need.

Throughout high school, Chelsea participated in a number of volunteer programs including Breast Cancer walks and AIDS Atlanta programs. After high school, Chelsea attended Gordon State College where she received her Associates in Science. At Gordon, Chelsea was a part of Residence Life, where she developed her leadership skills by helping her fellow peers in assistance with housing in the housing office. In 2015, Chelsea transferred to Clayton State University to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management. Passionate about healthcare, Chelsea began to work in fast, upscale environments where she developed her management skills.