Ashley’s mission is to explore each person’s physical, mind-body and spirit. Find the etiology of the dysfunction and work in a holistic integrative manner to isolate then integrate methodologies she has learned in her many years of working with acute and chronic dysfunction. These technologies allow and serve the client to reach an optimal level of health. This process is supported and educated by Ashley for the clients willingness to grow at their pace and to look back and find this process a “Journey to Self”.

Ashley is an integrative therapist that incorporates into her practice of many modalities she has learned in her 25 years in the health and fitness industry. Ashley has maintained a practice in Tampa for 17 years for one on one clients that come see her for acute and chronic pain issues, mental, emotional issues, disease, relationship issues, weight loss, musculoskeletal imbalances, posture deficiencies, increase performance in recreational or professional sports.

Her focus when working with clients is educating clients on how to understand the etiology of the dysfunction and coaching them by way of allowing them to use the tools she has taught them to then coach themselves into vitality and a pain free life so they can continue to live their dream in life.

She has a passion for education which started with her degree from the University of South Florida in Wellness Leadership. She is an educator for the CHEK Institute as an instructor for their Exercise Coach certification, Level One Practitioner certification, Level Two Practitioner certification and Holistic Lifestyle Coach certification. She is also a speaker and trainer at workshops and has presented at conferences around the world.

Ashley approaches helping someone is the same way she approaches her own life and that is reaching and striving for the ultimate balance. Her passions are her family, helping people, enjoying the outdoors, staying active and constantly embracing life’s challenges to grow within herself.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Owner of Balanced Body, 2005- Present

Faculty for the CHEK Institute, 2008- present

Instruct NASM certification, 2012-2014

Worked in Center for Science and Performance at St. John Pain-Treatment Center- 2010-2014

Teach for Center for Neurosomatic Somatic Educators Massage School

Had a Beautiful Baby Girl, 2006

Infomercial, Blue Water, 2008

Owner of Body Elite Wellness Center, 2000-2005

Nike shoe advisor, 2001-2003

Gulf Beaches Marathon, 2001

Gulf Beaches Marathon, 2000

Completed “Bike Across Florida” 170miles in one day, 2000

Completed 5 Ironman Triathlons:

Ironman Florida Triathlon, 2002

California Vineman Ironman, 2001

Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon, 1999

Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon, 1998

Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon, 1997

Jacksonville Marathon, 1999

Ocala Marathon, 1999

Walt Disney World Marathon, 1998

Fitness America Pageant, 1998

Tampa Fitness Pageant, 1999

Walt Disney World Marathon, 1997

Education:

Academy of Applied Intuitive Arts, Betty McCormack

MNRI Reflex Integration Maximizing Brain Potential Certificate, Masgutova Educational Institute

Somatic Therapy, Neurosomatic Studies

Neurosomatic Therapy, Neurosomatic Studies

Holistic Lifestyle Coach Cert.Level 1-3, CHEK institute

TPI Fitness Level One, Titleist Performance Institute

Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology (C.H.E.K) Level 1-4 Practitioner, CHEK institute

Personal, Professional and Spiritual Mastery Program, Paul Chek

Neuromuscular Therapy training, Lev.1-3, NMT Centers with Judith Delaney-Walker

Communications and Leadership Program, Toastmasters International

Successful Public Speaking, Dale Carnegie Training

CHEK Golf Biomechanics Intensive Cert., CHEK institute

Performance and Evaluation Specialist, N.A.S.M

Active Isolative Stretching, Aaron Mattes

Pilates Matwork, Pilates Institute of America

Dissection of the Human Body, USF

University of South Florida, Bachelor of Science in Wellness

Others: CPR Certification, American Red Cross 10/13-10/15, First Aid Certification, Spinning Instructor, SPINNING, SHAPES, Personal Training Certification, AFAA, Post Rehab Conditioning Specialist, AAHFRP, Post Rehab Exercise Specialist, AAHFRP, Primary and Step Certification, AFAA, SAFE Aerobics Instructor, YMCA Fitness Specialist, YMCA, Advanced Training on Special Populations, Pre and Post Pregnancy trainng.