MEET OUR TEAM
ROB GAGNON, MA, LAT, ATC, NSCA-CSCS, MTS
Rob is extremely excited for this new chapter in his book of life! He brings his passion for helping individuals of all ages and abilities to Achieve their health, wellness, fitness and personal life goals. He Believes that every single goal that one has set for themselves is attainable. In order to Achieve these goals, one must have the desire, determination, motivation, belief and support needed along the way during his/her journey. Working with clients of all ages and fitness levels is something that Rob is very passionate about.
Rob has been working within the Sports Medicine and Fitness Industries since 1998. He received his Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH in 1998. He then went on to receive his Masters Degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI in 2000. Over the course of his career, Rob has been blessed to work for some amazing facilities: The New England Patriots, The University of Michigan - MedSport, The Sports Club of Novi, Manchester Athletic Club, Pumps Real Fitness for Women, The Works Family Health and Fitness Center, and Beverly Athletic Club. Recently, Rob was a Clinical Early Intervention Specialist and Work Capacity Coordinator for ATI Worksite Solutions contracted at GE Aviation Medical Center in Lynn, MA.
Rob is currently a Senior/Master Instructor Trainer for TRX Training, an Adjunct Professor at Endicott College, a Premier Coach for Ladder Fitness and the Owner of Achieve Performance + Wellness. Rob has been fortunate to work with Salma Hayek (Actress), Tim Johnson (Professional Cyclocross Champion-Retired), Matt O’Keefe (Professional Mountain Bike Champion-Retired), and Lyne Bessette-Johnson (Professional Cyclist, Para-Olympic Gold Medalist-Retired).
NATALIE REYNOLDS RULLI, MS, RD, LDN
STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor
Natalie brings her passion for wellness to her clients through Pilates practice. Natalie Believes integrating Pilates into physical training helps people Achieve strength, flexibility and mental interconnectivity. Her clients share that just one hour on the Reformer brightens outlook, reduces stress, and corrects posture. Natalie is a native of the Finger Lakes Region of New York. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a Masters Degree in Nutrition Management from Rochester Institute of Technology, and is a Registered Dietitian. Natalie is Certified STOTT PILATES (TM) Instructor. She enjoyed six years as a Pilates Coordinator and Instructor Trainer for Merrithew (TM), at The Denver Corporate Training Center in Englewood, CO.
SAMIE DE SIMONE, BS
Samia De Simone has been a long time activist for excellence in movement. A professional dancer who toured the Middle East with the Rahbani company. For the last thirty years she has been shaping the lives of children and adults through dance. A long time student of the Pilates method, Samia has been applying its principals in her dance classes for the last twenty years.
Samia holds a BS in Drama and Dance from the institute of fine arts in Lebanon. Samia has also served as a faculty member creating different level curriculums at Ballet workshop of New England, Boston Ballet and Brookline ballet school. She presently runs and directs three dance programs in Boston while actively pursuing her Certification in the Pilates Stott Method.
ANDREW MORIN, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Andrew is a physical therapist actively working in the musculoskeletal world for the past 21 yrs. He has spent his career in industrial, orthopedic and sports settings. No matter the setting the goal has always been to help an individual return to the things they love to do the most. Over the years there have been many options added to the treatment tool box, but he has found dry needling to be among the most effective to help people Achieve their goals.
In 2000, he earned his bachelor’s in PT and a year later a master’s degree in PT from Northeastern University. Since additional debt seemed to be a good idea, he decided to add a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2003.
Andrew is the Owner of To The Point Dry Needling. Dry Needling is a wonderful treatment to address those sore areas and nagging limitations. Coupled with your fitness regimen, dry needling can be a powerful tool on your road to wellness. So, let’s get To The Point and Achieve your Wellness goals!
SARAH LESSER, CPT
Small Group Training Coach
Sarah grew up in North Carolina. She graduated from College of Charleston and moved to Boston to work in a law firm where she met her husband. After taking some time off of work to have her two children, she decided to give herself a goal of running a 5K and that’s what started her love of fitness! Within 2 years that 5K became a marathon. Shortly after Sarah was certified in multiple classes including Barre, Mat Pilates, Les Mills Core, Les Mills RPM, Les Mills Sprint and finally getting her Personal Training certification. Sarah has over 10 years experience teaching multiple types of group fitness classes and training, and her clients attest that each class is motivating, energetic and effective. Sarah’s love for teaching is what makes her fun and keeps her classes fresh and exciting!