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.
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
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.