Instructors

Jack CoelhoJack Coelho

Jack Coelho, Owner of Vital Body Studio, holds certifications in Pilates, GYROTONIC® Kundalini yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga, and Healing Tao Qigong. He has over 15 years of teaching experience in the field of mind-body fitness. Jack has taught Pilates, GYROTONIC®, Yoga, and Qigong in Portland, Oregon since 2005. Jack directed the Healing Arts program at Maya Tulum Retreat Center in Tulum, Mexico and managed the Mind Body Spirit program at Santa Clarita Athletic Club in Los Angeles, California. He has taught at numerous athletic clubs, including the Los Angeles Athletic Club, and the Multnomah Atheltic Club, as well as retreat centers, and studios throughout Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest. His experience as teacher and practitioner of Pilates, GYROTONIC®, Yoga, and Qigong have cultivated in him a deep recognition of the role of vital energy, called "prana" or "Qi", in promoting long term health and vitality. In addition to the many practical benefits of all of the systems he teaches, it is this deeper awareness that he seeks to assist others in recognizing and enhancing through his teaching.

Monica Psomas

Monica PsomasMonica Psomas’ enthusiasm for health and beauty has led her to become a licensed massage therapist, licensed aesthetician and certified Gyrotonic® and Gyrokenisis® instructor. In serving you she integrates 30 years of personal Iyengar practice and extensive training in Anusara yoga principles. Monica believes in the development of a strong foundation as a means to create freedom of movement and believes this approach to be essential for a healthy mind body and spirit. From a young age Monica’s passion guided her to dedicate her life to learning, applying and sharing the universal wisdom of healing arts.