MOTIVNY IS MADE UP OF ATHLETES AND WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON BEING ABLE TO SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE. WE'RE TRAINING, PRACTICING, AND COMPETING RIGHT ALONG SIDE OF YOU.
LUKE GREENBERG, CO-FOUNDER
Always thinking of the smartest way out of a problem, Luke strives to tackle questions that arise when achieving elite level performance. With a combination of meticulous manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, and individually tailored exercise he gets the most out of athletes without any wasted effort. Luke has an interest in blending technology and sport and considering all aspects of what makes us tick. Luke sees eye to eye with young professionals that expect the most from themselves and know that pushing themselves as an athlete will also push them in their careers. While he considers himself most passionate about basketball, Luke has experience and enjoys working with any athlete with a serious need to compete including triathletes, crossfitters, NFL players, professional baseball, golfers and more.
Doctor of Physical Therapy - Columbia University, BS in Exercise Science - Syracuse University, Functional Range Release, Functional Range Conditioning, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, SFG Kettlebell 1-day
DAVID JOU, CO-FOUNDER
By keeping up to date with the latest and most practical techniques, David stays in the forefront of the profession while constantly challenging himself as an athlete. With a history of tennis, Crossfit, triathlons, obstacle races, half-marathons and marathons, David is able to see through the same lens as his athletes and understands the urgency of getting back to a peak performance. He appreciates balancing work, life and sport which has shaped his philosophy and consequently his practice. With a manual and movement-based approach, David has successfully worked with athletes at all levels to improve performance and lifestyle. With a truly comprehensive and no-frills approach, he's committed to not just his athletes' personal record but also the longevity of their athletic career.
Doctor of Physical Therapy - Columbia University, BS in Kinesiology - Penn State University, Functional Range Release, Functional Range Conditioning, USAW Level I Sports Performance Coach, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Fascial Movement Taping I&II, Spinal Manipulation Institute I
JULIE ANN AUERON, PHYSICAL THERAPIST
Julie Ann draws from her deep knowledge and personal yoga practice, former experience as a dancer and training in other sports to provide the best care possible. Through her integrative mind-body approach, every session is tailored to the individual in a safe and accessible way. Building a relationship based on trust, Julie Ann will foster positive growth, healing, and change while taking into account the many demands of the patient. She also strives to maintain a positive and realistic mindset in order to accomplish goals. Together, the patient and therapist make a TEAM and there can be no limit to what can be achieved. As a contributor to blogs such as Under Armour, My Fitness Pal, Map My Run, a teacher at Pure Yoga, guest lecturer at Yoga Vida, and author of an anatomy textbook, Julie Ann has experience in spreading her knowledge to a wide range of people. She believes that we can all explore our physical limits while connecting to the inner spirit.
Doctor of Physical Therapy - Columbia University, BS in Exercise Science - The George Washington University, Functional Range Release, Functional Range Conditioning, RYT-200, Emory University Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency, LSVT BIG
ZACH DECKELBAUM, KINTRETCH INSTRUCTOR
Zach's passion for coaching is fueled by a deep curiosity for movement. His early years as a weightlifter and lacrosse player led to his becoming a group personal trainer while studying biomechanics in college. After graduation he spent two years at Equinox while focusing on continuing education. He now operates Grovo fitness HQ where he runs the health program for the learning company's 125 employees. His programming focuses on FRC and Kinstretch mobility training with a backbone in good ol' fashioned strength and conditioning. This is reflected in his coaching philosophy that anyone can be an athlete, if they can move with control and confidence.
BS in Exercise Science - University of Delaware, Functional Range Conditioning, Kinstretch Level I, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
ROSS HURLEY, KINSTRETCH INSTRUCTOR
Ross captained the Men's Varsity Soccer Team at Case Western Reserve University where he studied political science and sports medicine. His time spent in the training room as an athlete and a student sparked his interest in the fitness industry. From this experience, Ross has sought out education from some of the leading, most progressive organizations including NSCA, SFG, FRC, and USAW. Ross currently so works as a personal trainer in New York City.
BS in Political Science and Sports Medicine - Case Western Reserve University, Functional Range Conditioning, Kinstretch Level I, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, StrongFirst Girya II, Precision Nutrition Level I, Animal Flow Level II, Onnit Academy Foundations Trainer, USAW Sports Performance Coach, Pre/postnatal, Trigger Point Therapy, Mat Pilates
SARA VACCARIELLO, ACUPUNCTURIST
Originally from Colorado, Sara is a health and movement enthusiast. As a former competitive athlete, she has a deep understanding of what is required of the physical and mental body for peak performance and execution. She earned her Master of Science from Tri-State College of Acupuncture, the only acupuncture college in North America, to specialize in dry needling and Japanese-based technique. After completing her residency, she knew she wanted to specialize in more than pain management. She opened Avalon Acupuncture in 2014 with the goal to help her client's return to peak performance, restore function and achieving optimal well-being. She's also currently on staff as a faculty member at Tri-State, teaching advanced dry needling and myofascial referral patterns to graduate students.