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MEET THE WAVE TEAM

MIKE ANDERSON

Mike Anderson, Wave Health & Fitness

Director of Operations

Personal Trainer and Fitness Class Instructor
I.T.C.A. Certified Triathlon Coach (2011)
Michael.Anderson@Wavehealth.com
 
Mike has a B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and has been working in the fitness industry for over 20 years. After two years of working in club operations at Le Pli Health Club & Spa in Cambridge, Mike decided to pursue personal training as a full time career and spent the next six years training people of all shapes, sizes and ages. His fitness class clients ranged from pre-teens with cancer to athletes to people in their 80s. It was during this time that Mike began experimenting with the sport of triathlon, competing in his first sprint triathlon in the mid 90s. He has since completed over a dozen distance triathlons, including 3 Ironman triathlons. Mike has brought his love of the sport to the club by creating Wave's "Wanna Tri" program which has had over 40 participants compete in sprint and slightly longer, local triathlons. He recently became a I.T.C.A. Certified Triathlon Coach. He is CPR/AED certified from the American Heart Association and is also a certified Gravity® Instructor.

MAGGIE CONNORS

Maggie Connors, Wave Health & Fitness

Certified Personal Trainer

Maggie.Connors@wavehealth.com
 
Maggie is an A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer. She enjoys working with a variety of people helping them achieve their fitness goals whether it is for weight loss, muscle tone and flexibility, overall strength gain or cardiovascular fitness. She has helped clients prepare for triathlons, ice skating competitions, long distance bike rides, marathons, golf, skiing and tennis. Her pool workouts may be used for strength, cardio or swim instruction. In addition to one on one training Maggie enjoys teaching Boot Camp, Circuit/ Spin and Strengthen and Lengthen classes. Her own exercise routine includes triathlon training, dancing, roller blading, skiing, pilates and yoga. Her work as fitness professional and an artist are inspired by the idea that a body in motion is a body in good health. Previous education includes a BFA degree from UMass Amherst, an MFA degree with a concentration in sculpture from the Maryland Institute, College of Art and a certification from the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, MA. She is CPR/AED certified from the American Heart Association, and Maggie is also a certified Gravity® Instructor.

JULIA ROGERS

Julia Rogers, Wave Health & Fitness

Swim Coach

juliamorganrogers@gmail.com
coachjuliarogers.com
 
Julia Rogers is a recent competitor in the World Championships for Triathlon, she is a collegiate-level swimmer, and a national-level kayaker. She has developed a thorough understanding of training inside and out. Julia believes the purpose of learning a sport, competing, or just trying it out is to teach you about yourself and your abilities. The intent of coaching with Julia is a fun-filled experience that gains you novel self-insight, confidence, and ability. As a swimming and triathlon coach, Julia has helped athletes and newcomers learn the feel of the water, the bike, and the open road. She teaches and coaches a range of levels including: Learning the mechanics, Finding Technique, Developing efficiency, Learning to Race and Racing to win.

JULIE TUCCI

Julie Tucci, Wave Health & Fitness

Registered Dietitian

tucci.julie@yahoo.com
 
Julie Tucci, MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian focused on helping clients reach their wellness and nutritional goals in both individual and group settings. Julie received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with a focus in Exercise Science from UMASS, Amherst. During the time she worked as an ACE certified personal trainer, Julie earned a MS in Food and Nutrition from Framingham State College. She currently specializes in adult and pediatric wellness, teaching her clients how to eat right in order to feel and perform their best.

Alexis Gates

Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor

Alexis is a South Boston native, and is both a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. She has a strong background in sports medicine after having achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training and a Master's Degree in Applied Anatomy and Physiology, both from Boston University. She has been working as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor in the Boston area for over 4 years - working with people of all levels and abilities.  She has always believed that a positive attitude and strong mind are more important that any physical ability when it comes to achieving your goals. She loves designing workout plans for all ranges of individuals and tries to ensure that what she teaches during training sessions and classes leads to positive changes toward a lifetime of healthy living.