Ann Mercier is realizing a lifelong dream by being able to come into the position of owner, manager and instructor.
she says ” for most of my 60+ years of life, i’ve always wanted to make my life’s work about making people feel good. no, not just good… even better. a critical way to do that is through a balanced approach to health and wellness through movement, nutrition and care of our inner selves. i’m seeing firsthand how Pilates can help heal and improve the body from certain medical conditions such as back pain, shoulder pain, scoliosis, herniation, osteoporosis, and others. i am so pleased to be able collaborate with many talented and caring people to make this studio the place to find all this and more.”
Ann grew up in pennsylvania. through a career in the watch industry, she lived in connecticut, the philippines, hong kong and most recently new york. the journey toward being in a helping, healing profession started with life coach certification in 2013 through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). ann wanted to focus on health, nutrition and wellness so earned a certification as a personal trainer in 2014 through the International Sports Science Association. along with this certification, she specialized in fitness nutrition and senior fitness. as a long-time lover of yoga, ann also holds a 200-hour yoga teacher certification. with a realization that there is a 360-degree, holistic approach to wellness, ann recently completed a 2-year program through the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary. she was ordained on 2019 as an inter-faith / inter-spiritual minister.