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MEMBER COACHES

Karen Ghiron '00
617-965-6585
www.wellnessworksinc.com
karen@wellnessworksinc.com
Karen Ghiron is the owner and founder of Wellness Works, Inc., a personal fitness training and wellness consulting business, which employs four additional trainers. She specializes in working with clients of all backgrounds and fitness abilities, as well as people who just want to get into shape. A majority of the their clients are busy corporate executives, as well as pre and postnatal women who they train in the privacy of their homes. Karen also teaches workshops and clinics on core training with an emphasis on pilates. Every summer, Karen and her staff offer first time rider clinics and training rides for the Pan Mass Challenge. Karen teaches her clients about setting realistic and achievable goals with fitness at the same time as emphasizing balance in their personal and professional lives. Karen has run over 14 marathons and has raced in three Ironman competitions including Ironman Canada, Ironman New Zealand, and Ironman USA. Karen has been a member of the Boston Triathlon Team since 2000.

Josef Kurtz, Ph.D '98
617-241-7891
jkurtz@alum.mit.edu
Joe is a swim coach. He has been coaching swimming for over 16 years, from pre-school "learn to swim" all of the way to NCAA national competitors. He was the Head Varsity Swim Coach at the MIT and the Head Masters Swim Coach at Boston University. Whether you are a beginner looking for basic stroke mechanics, a triathlete looking for a training regimen for a specific race/distance, want to work on open water techniques, or just want to do some film and tape work of your swimming, we can do this. Feel free to email with questions. Joe has been a member of the Boston Triathlon Team since 1998.

Ali Winslow '05
55 Gate St. #1
South Boston, MA 02127
617-290-7861
aliwinslow@mac.com
Ali Winslow is a private trainer, pilates instructor, triathlon/marathon coach, and spin instructor at the Sports Club LA/Boston. She is certified by USAT as a Level 1 coach, certified by NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) as a personal trainer and integrated/manual flexibility specialist, certified by the 600hour "authentic method" of pilates, a Reebok University Winter Fit Trainer and currently is going through the Advantage Postural Realignment Certification program. Ali has experience training athletes from the "newbie" to the experienced. She has been competing since 1997 in both marathon and triathlon and consistently places in the top five for her age group in Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons. Ali is currently training clients for various distances both as an "online" coach, creating computerized monthly programs, as well as meeting one on one with clients and creating strength and flexibility programs. Ali has been a member of the Boston Triathlon Team since 2005.