MEET THE RESTORE353 TEAM
Aimee Ehrman holds an Advance Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology from Teacher's College, Columbia University. Additionally, Aimee has been studying and teaching Pilates for over 10 years. She holds an Advanced Pilates Mat Certification with Steele Pilates and a Comprehensive Pilates Mat Certification with Kane School at Kinected Center and will soon complete her equipment certification with Kane School. She is certified in all levels of Mat, including Mat with Props, Stability Ball, Per and Post Natal Pilates, as well as Pilates for Aging Populations.
Along with her detailed knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, and Pilate’s education, Aimee utilizes her years of experience with exercise, movement and personal outgoing injury rehabilitation to promote health and strength in the body. Primarily focusing on proper alignment and movement of the individual, Aimee encourages students to find a deeper connection to their bodies. With this deeper connection, balance, strength, flexibility, and overall health are more readily developed. Discussions about proper placement, body alignment and anatomy, and life style modification are always included.
Sarah obtained an Associate’s Degree in Massage Therapy at the Swedish Institute, Inc. in 2001. With a New York State license, she has been using her skills (Swedish/Deep Tissue/Medical & Sports Massage) in different work environments. These include volunteering at non-profit organization, helping medical caregivers, New York Sports Club, Medical Skin Care & Bodywork Spas, and Chiropractor’s Clinic. In 2004, Sarah studied esthetics at Atelier Esthetique to use skin care therapy as another avenue to improving health, following the motto, “Let’s look as good as we can feel.” Meeting NYS requirements, Sarah furthered her skills with Continue Educational Courses in Medical massage for Neck/Shoulders and Sciatica, Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal/Postpartum Care, Infant massage (certified to educate parents), Massage for Fibromyalgia, Massage Cupping. Sarah enjoys combining Eastern & Western modalities in all her therapy treatments.
Ksenia has graduated from the Swedish Institute in 2013 and since then has taken a variety of medical massage and deep tissue continuing education courses. As a former ballroom dancer and a certified Personal Trainer, Ksenia focuses on restoration of the body movement by decreasing maladaptive behavior, muscles tension and restriction. She also helps patients find relief from pain through improved body alignment and body awareness so they can continue to pursue the activities they enjoy. Her massage style is a combination of sport and deep tissue massage with assisted stretching and PNF techniques. She can also provide an nurturing massage with a variety of pressure preferences.
Jackie is a 200 Hour registered yoga teacher and currently completing her 500 Hour certification. She is also Reiki attuned at the first level. Jackie first discovered yoga over 10 years ago. What started as a practice quickly began to unfold into a way of living. She holds yoga as a chance to dance in the wholeness of life. Each moment, each breath is an opportunity to dive deeper; to surrender and open more fully. Jackie teaches at studios all around NYC, as well as private clients. Her heart sings living a life that serves others in their journey, all the while inspiring the art of being fully alive.
Annie is a New York-based yoga instructor, who fell in love with yoga during the first class she ever attended. She loves the depth to which yoga fosters a physical awareness and joyful insight into life that serves not only her yoga practice, but every facet of her life. Ms. Hartkemeyer works individually with patients at Restore353 to provide them with the tools they need for healing. In addition to traditional yoga asana (poses), she incorporates yogic breathing techniques, meditation techniques, strength building, self-massage, nutritional planning, and practical daily stretch routines, according to each patient’s individual needs and goals. She teaches private clients, group classes, and workshops across New York City and beyond. Ms. Hartkemeyer received her training at Sonic Yoga in Hell's Kitchen, and has received additional training to work with veterans, who suffer from PTSD.