Anna Fiore

DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist

Dr. Fiore received her doctorate of physical therapy from Shenandoah University. She also holds undergraduate degrees in Communication Studies and Dance from the University of Iowa. During her time at Iowa, she also taught ballet, pointe, and creative movement with the university's youth dance program. She loves exploring movement from a holistic perspective for both functional and creative pursuits. Anna lives in Washington, DC and enjoys touring the city, cooking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Ashley Ching

MHSc, ACSM-CPT, Fitness Trainer

Ashley is the Membership Coordinator at BDI. She is an ACSM certified personal trainer and a member of the FitRx team. She received an undergraduate degree in psychology at University of Pittsburgh and has a master's degree in health science from Trident University International. After having a baby herself, Ashley became passionate about helping otherwomen have a healthypregnancy and is now a certified Oh Baby!Prenatal Fitness Instructor. A lover of most types of exercise, Ashleyparticularly enjoys strength training and interval training, both of which she teaches at Body Dynamics. In her free time, Ashley delights in playing with her son, traveling, and cooking.

Ashley Templer

DPT, OCS, MTC, Physical Therapist

Dr. Templer is the Director of Community Relations at BDI. Ashley enjoys connecting BDI tomany important community groups in Falls Church, Arlington and McLean. She mentors theclinical staff at BDI in the practice of integrated care and coordinates backstage PT for DC theaters. Her DPT is from the University of Montana and her MPT is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been with BDI since 2005. Ashley and her husband have two teenage daughters who are busy with softball, field hockey, and volleyball.

Bobby Sidney

CES, CPT, LMT, Fitness Trainer & Massage Therapist

Bobby is a private and group fitness professional. He is a NASM and EFI Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist and a Certified Massage Therapist. He attended the Greater Washington Institute of Massage and the Thai Institute of Healing Arts for Thai Massage and Thai Foot Reflexology. Bobby danced professionally for Bowen McCauley Dance, City Dance Ensemble, and DC Dance Theatre. He is also a flight attendant with a wife and three kids.

Brain Leos

CES, CPT, LMT, Fitness Trainer & Massage Therapist

Brian is an International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and graduate of the American Massage and Bodywork Institute in Tyson's Corner. He also has a background in martial arts and has coached amateur boxing. His experience as an athlete, trainer, and coach motivated him to take up massage therapy to better assist his clients with their preparation and recovery. Brian believes that the pursuit of physical culture in all its forms can be beneficial to everyone and that good training can help people get the most out of activities they enjoy. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, his own training, gaming, & going on walks.

Chip Coleman

NTP, Fitness Trainer

Chip is a Nutritional Therapy Consultant and Polestar Pilates certified private and group fitness trainer. He received his Bachelors in Biology from Dartmouth College before dancing professionally for 14 years with The Washington Ballet and for 3 years with The Washington National Opera. Chip joined Body Dynamics in 2008 and is excited to help clients reach health goals through his combined expertise in nutrition and fitness. Chip enjoys playing recreational tennis on the weekends and traveling internationally.

Deborah Gilpin

PT, DPT, OCS, ATC Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist

Deborah has been a physical therapist for 26 years. She holds a BFA in Ballet Performance and a BA in English literature from the University of Utah and is a Certified Athletic Trainer. Prior to going to PT school, she served as an athletic trainer at Pepperdine University and worked with the basketball, waterpolo, volleyball, and baseball teams. The baseball team won the College World Series while she was with them. She holds a doctorate in physical therapy from Arcadia University and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist in 2013. She is so happy to be part of the physical therapy team at Body Dynamics which she joined in April 2019.

Emily Lawyer

Resident in Counseling

A former schoolteacher, Emily has many years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. As a therapist, she collaborates with clients to empower them in their growth. Utilizing an integrative, trauma-informed approach that draws from Interpersonal Neurobiology, CBT, DBT, and Narrative therapy, she is passionate about journeying with people as they find healing in a compassionate, empathic environment. Her areas of clinical interest include anxiety, depression, grief and loss through life transitions, and working with those who find themselves in unhealthy relationship patterns. Emily loves attending concerts and playing live music, reading, and spending time with friends.

Fosse Thorton

Front Desk

Gayle Ramsey Cooper

Fitness Trainer

Gayle is a ScolioPilates Approved Practitioner and Power Pilates Certified Instructor. She enjoys working with fitness and scolio clients and has been in the BDI family since 2017.She has a BA in Theatre from VCU and enjoyed working many years in theatre, video, and behind the camera. Gayle enjoys providing the motivation and knowledge to help clients achieve their wellness goals. She is an avid artcollector and is running out of walls. She and her husband frequently travel to Florida to see their daughter and are planning some biking vacations in the near future.

Grace Ball

Fitness Trainer

Grace is a certified Polestar Pilates Trainer. Grace has been a dancer for over 20 years and focuses her sessions on mindful and dynamic movement to bring strength and healing for all clientele. Grace graduated from George Mason University with a BFA in Dance before a beginning her professional dance career. Grace loves working in the open and collaborative environment at BDI. It challenges her not only intellectually and but also creatively. In addition to dancing, she also enjoys running, biking, and traveling.

Gwynn Geiger Hegyi

COO, LMT, Massage Therapist

Gwynn is the Chief Operating Officer at BDI. She started at BDI in 2006 after a 30-year business career that included owning a grassroots consulting business. She is also a massage therapist, having graduated from Potomac Massage Training. Gwynn enjoys assisting in the management of chronic pain and recovery from orthopedic injuries, using postural charting, functional movement analysis, deep tissue and Swedish massage. The proud mother of three young adults and grandmother, Gwynn enjoys spending weekends at her family farm in Culpeper, Virginia.

Jennifer Gamboa

CEO, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist

Dr. Gamboa is Founder/President and CEO of Body Dynamics. Jennifer is recognized as a national leader in the field of orthopedic and performing arts physical therapy and a pioneer in the development of an integrated practice model for physical therapy and wellness. Jennifer continues to work with clients needing both rehabilitation and fitness programming and to mentor other therapists in the field. Jennifer and her husband Mario have two children, Isaac and Sophie. In her spare time, she likes to read, garden, ski, and be outdoors.

Jorge Villalobos

DPT, CEAS, COMT, Physical Therapist

Dr. Villalobos coordinates the industrial medicine and OrthoTriage programs at BDI. He completed his DPT through Evidence in Motion and received his MPT at East Carolina University. He joined BDI in 2015. Jorge specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle, fitting of orthotics and ergonomics education. As a collegiate competitive swimmer, triathlete, and Division 2 soccer player, he continues to be involved in soccer through local county adult leagues.

Lisa Clarkson

DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist

Dr. Clarkson is a senior physical therapist at Body Dynamics and a leader on the performing arts medicine team who works with dancers of all ages and styles. Lisa is also an adjunct professor in the dance program at American University and teaches conditioning classes for youth dancers at Ballet Nova. Lisa completed her DPT at the University of Tennessee and became a Board-CertifiedOrthopaedicClinicalSpecialist in 2016. She had a 10-year career as a professional ballet dancer after completing her Ballet at Indiana University. She is a certified STOTT Pilates Instructor Trainer and hasbeen with BDI since 2014. Lisa takes ballet regularly, is an avid Tango dancer and loves to travel.

Kirsten Bodensteiner

PT, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist

Dr. Bodensteiner is a graduate of George Washington University and is an orthopedic certified specialist. Kirsten treats both orthopedic and neurologic conditions and has extensive experience working with Parkinson patients. Kirsten has a certification in both LSVT BIG and PWR Moves! for Parkinson Disease and has taught dance classes for those with PD and other conditions after training at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY. Kirsten also has an MA in Dance from American University and has worked as a dance critic and dance writer. In her spare time, Kirsten enjoys international travel, hiking, and paddleboarding, as well as spending time with her family including her three kids.

Maeve Collins Talbot


Dr. Talbot received her doctorate of physical therapy from Mary Baldwin University and her BFA in dance and choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has a passion for working with performing artists of all levels which has taken her to work with artists in Richmond, Chicago, and on tour with a Broadway musical. Maeve focuses on functionality to help her clients keep doing what they love. In her free time she enjoys reading, crocheting, and traveling to new places.

Marie Ten

MHS, LMT, Massage Therapist

Marie is a massage therapist at BDI and a graduate of Potomac Massage Therapy Institute trained in Swedish and Deep Tissue massage. She enjoys working with clients who are seeking pain and tension relief and with anyone looking for a little more balance in their lives. She joined BDI in 2016. She received a Masters of Health Science from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and has worked in international public health for many years. Marie enjoys running and coxing (rowing) and spending time with her husband and son having fun, traveling, and eating.

Meg Breeden

M.ED, LPC, Counselor

Meg is a Resident in Counseling. Her M. Ed in Counseling and Development is from George Mason University, which she completed after a career as a medical meeting planner and special events manager. Meg is completing post graduate work at the Bowen Center and also works at Demeter House, a residential substance abuse program for women. At BDI since 2014, Meg helps clients explore and understand the complex relationship between emotional issues and physical challenges. Meg enjoys yoga, gardening and spending time with her husband, two children, and two step-sons.

Regina Petsche

LPC, Counselor

Regina is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a MA in Counseling from GWU and more than 6 years of postgraduate training in Bowen Family Systems Theory. She is cofounder of The Learning Space, her private practice in Washington, DC. Regina combines neurobiofeedback with counseling and family systems coaching to help clients manage emotional, social, and physical symptoms, including chronic pain. She joined BDI in 2006 and works closely with our clinicians to help clients manage the emotional aspects of physical rehabilitation. She is happily raising her three children in Arlington.

Sula Washington

Massage Therapist

Sula is a licensed massage therapist and a graduate of the National Massage Therapy Institute. She’s trained in Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, and Neuromuscular Therapy. She’s furthered her massage education learning cupping of the back and shoulders and is a certified SportStretch therapist. She is also part of the healthcare team of The Washington Ballet giving the dancers some much-needed relief. When she’s not helping people relieve their tension and bringing about
more relaxation & amp; movement in the body, she’s hiking, going to Jazz Festivals, reading, or
spending time with her family and friends.

Suzanne Koucheravy

Fitness Trainer

Suzanne is the lead ScolioPilates practitioner at BDI. Suzanne is certified by Polestar Pilates and Pilates Method Alliance, is an approved ScolioPilates Master Teacher and has her BA in Theater from Kansas State University. After a 25 year career in performing dance (DC Dance Theater, the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, the Classical Ballet of New Jersey, Ballet Tacoma, and the Ballet Royal) and teaching dance (Academy for Classical Acting, MYB, TWB, GMU, and GWU), Suzanne joined BDI in 2006. Suzanne enjoys visiting her grandchildren, dancing, gardening, and baking bread.

Mercedes Motz

Fitness Trainer

Mercedes is a National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF) certified personal trainer. She has been in the fitness industry since 2007 in various capacities emphasizing strength and conditioning for college and professional athletes, personal training, olympic weight-lifting and Crossfit. Mercedes spent the last 15 years coaching soccer and basketball. As a fitness professional her goal is to help all of her clients live pain-free, move how they were designed to move, and develop strength to be able to accomplish everyday tasks. She meets you where you are and works with you on your fitness journey - one step at a time.

Brittany Bailey

Fitness Trainer

Brittany is a Pilates certified trainer through the Kane School in New York City. She furthered her studies in dance, neuromuscular reeducation, dance injury-prevention, and kinesthetic anatomy with Merce Cunningham, Irene Dowd, and Clarice Marshall. Relying on a 15 year career as a professional dancer with the Michael Clark Company, Brittany supports clients in carrying the enhanced body awareness developed in a session into their daily lives. Bailey graduated from Columbia University where she studied Anthropology and Philosophy. When not coaching, choreographing, or performing, Brittany enjoys walking in Rock Creek Park with her dogs, Merce and Odette.

Taylor Walton

Front Office Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Giselle the Gazelle

BDI Mascot

Giselle the Gazelle is the Body Dynamics mascot. She is proud to represent the BDI team spirit: community, performance, and playfulness. Giselle is always around to support you in a session or cheer you on as you strive and reach for your goals! In addition to her work in the clinic, Giselle loves traveling, photography, running, and social media. Ask her representatives (BDI’s front desk team), if you’d like to include her in your next session or take her with you on your next trip!