Kelly PriorOffice Manager & Granter of Wishes
Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
Kelly was born and raised in the Bay Area, graduating from Foothill College with her AA in Psychology. After leaving school early, she decided it wasn't the field she wanted to pursue, and made it a mission to find jobs where she could enjoy the workday. Ultimately it was her positions working in the gym industry that were the most satisfying. Kelly really wanted to be part of a place where people come to feel better, and make a better version of themselves. She brings many years experience in customer service to our busy office and enjoys interacting with all of our Patients and Clients.
La'Ron BennettPersonal Trainer
LaRon grew up moving around with his military family – giving him the opportunity to live in places like Japan, Alaska, and Texas before starting high school here in California.
During high school, he was a 1st Team football player as well as a basketball player.
He continued his football playing at Foothill College as the team captain, and earning his AA in Physical education. He then transferred to Utah State to pursue his Exercise Science degree (and play cornerback for theUniversity).
After graduating, he returned to California to be near family and friends and start his career as a Personal Trainer. He has worked at many of the fitness establishments in the area, working in a variety of settings, with a variety of clientele, from kids to adults, from desk jockeys and weekend warriors to athletes.
He still enjoys a good basketball game with his friends, watching his favorite CA sports teams (Lakers and Raiders), and spending time with his wife and kids!
LaRon looks forward to helping everyone find a stronger version of themselves!
Hannah ClarkCorrective Exercise Specialist and Athletic Trainer
Hannah is a certified athletic trainer, a NASM-certified personal trainer,and a BIRTHFIT coach. Hannah brings a heavy background in corrective exercise and rehabilitation for both acute and chronic conditions to the R.I.B.S. team. For the past 5 years, she has worked with both D1 and D2 collegiate athletes, including 2 years at Stanford University. She also has training in dynamic neuromuscular stabilization techniques. More recently she found a passion for helping pre- and postpartum women prepare and train through birth.
Hannah’s goal is to help her clients understand how their bodies move and to help correct movement dysfunctions through exercise!
Terry HigginsPersonal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist
Terry has a master’s degree in exercise physiology and a background in clinical, academic, commercial, and corporate physical conditioning. He started out as an athletic training at the University of Wisconsin, preventing, treating and rehabilitating athletic injuries. He also worked in their cardiac rehabilitation program as an exercise specialist.
He taught classes such as running, strength training, volleyball, and tennis to undergraduates at the University of Arizona while working on his master’s degree. He has managed corporate fitness/wellness programs throughout the Bay Area and is a personal trainer at Stanford.
Terry’s certifications included: corrective exercise specialist, myofascial release with the foam roller, worksite ergonomics, flexologist and medical exercise specialist (in progress). He enjoys road and mountain biking,hiking, tennis, and kayaking. His favorite piece of exercise equipment is the TRX suspension trainer due to its versatility. This is a valuable tool for people of all conditioning levels.
Nina MariePilates & Yoga Instructor
Niña has been a personal trainer and fitness instructor since 2011. She is well versed and certified in many formats of fitness including Yoga, Pilates, Dance, TRX, Barre, Release work and Personal Training. She has achieved her BS in Human Biology and BA in Dance.
Her main focus is to help people move and breathe easier through mindful work, breath, and posture. Niña’s approach is all-encompassing to have you feeling your best in mind, body, and spirit. She believes that movement is healing when done with precision and quality form.
She is elated to be working Revitalize Integrated Body Systems and looks forward to meeting you!
Belen Arguelles-PickeringPilates Instructor
Belen is a California native and has a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA. She is a comprehensive certified Pilates Instructor. She has always enjoyed dance and movement since a very early age. While attending UCLA in the early2000s, she started taking yoga classes at the campus gym. She quickly fell in love with the movement and centering aspect of yoga. This love eventually led her to become a certified yoga instructor in 2009.
She thoroughly enjoyed being a yoga instructor but often times developed ongoing chronic joint pain while teaching and during her own practice. Her physical therapists urged her to let go of her yoga practice in favor of teaching pilates. Due to this, in 2014 she took a leap of faith and did one on one comprehensive 75 hour Classical Pilates mat certification with the owner of Total Body Wellness in Albuquerque, NM. Her mat training was the beginning of her passion of Pilates and specifically the reformer apparatus.
“The reformer has helped my body to feel like it did in my twenties. My freedom of movement greatly improved and allowed me to continue the other activities I loved.” -Belen
Eventually she pursued her comprehensive Pilates Certification here in the bay area with a wonderful second-generation Pilates instructor CeciliaPulido.
-Improve client’s efficiency of movement in their daily life.
-To help her clients to develop a mind-body connection
-A focus on alignment and accuracy of movement her teaching approach is about helping others find a mind
-body connection with an emphasis on proper alignment.
She enjoys sharing her passion for pilates with others and hopes to share her positive energy with her clients! In her free time, she enjoys doing outdoor activities with her family and their dog.
Allen NgMassage Therapy
Allen graduated from National Holistic Institute of Massage Therapy and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy. He also received his bachelor of science in Kinesiology at San Francisco State University. With over 4 years of massage experience, he loves applying his knowledge of the human body and functionality of movements to provide clients a highly personalized therapeutic massage
Prior to becoming a certified neuromuscular massage therapist, Allen was a badminton coach for over 10 years and became interested in the field of healing through bodywork because he saw the chronic aches and pains that his athletes go through. Allen firmly believes that optimal physical wellness is achieved through a multi-faceted approach that balances prevention, strengthening, treatment, and nutrition
Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”- David Richo
Stephan UtsumiMessage Therapist
Stephan is a California native, growing up in Antioch. Having a grandmother whom was a massage therapist, he grew up receiving massage and knew it was something that he wanted to share with others. He specializes in custom therapeutic massage using varying pressure and stretching/movement borrowed from Shiatsu and Thai techniques. Having been in a spa environment for the last 6 years, he enjoys giving a relaxing yet therapeutic session. Ultimately, he is working to become a Physical Therapist. He and his wife currently live in San Mateo with their two dogs, and they enjoy cooking and trying new recipes as they anxiously await being able to go back to regular Disneyland trips!
Katie is originally from Melbourne, Australia and has lived abroad in 4 cities across the world over the last 7 years before residing in the Bay Area.Her previous 10 year career as a Model Agent enabled her the privilege of working with Victoria’s Secret models which inadvertently lead her to discovering her immense appreciation for health and wellness.She herself had persistent hip pain and began doing Yoga and Pilates, where she found strength and healing. Whilst working full time, she began her trajectory on the wellness pathway by completing a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga Works in Los Angeles. Fast forward 4 years and she is now also, a Certified Pilates Instructor (trained in the Balance Body Method across all apparatus), Health Coach and soon to be Functional Nutritionist.
Given her academic background, she believes in assessing the whole picture when it comes to movement and her methods in training are holisticand all encompassing.
When she isn’t in the studio she enjoys playing in the kitchen making delicious and healthy meals, as well as exploring the area’s best wine regions with her husband, and their dog Archie.