Welcome new staff to FFC!

Please join us in welcoming Kristen Wooten, Valerie Cortier and Janice Pytel to the FFC Lincoln Park team!

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Kristen Wooten joins our team of Personal Trainers. Kristen is a graduate of Miami University (OH) where she was a varsity athlete. She comes to FFC after a long and successful career on the business side of professional hockey. Due to her athletic background, her specialty is performance training, optimizing agility, speed, and strength.

Book a session with Kristen: kwooten@ffc.com.

Valerie Cortier joins our team of Pilates instructors. Valerie is a graduate of Webster University where she earned her BFA in Dance Performance. During her time as a professional dancer in New York City, Valerie began to study Pilates, starting with a mat certification and later an apprentice at the flagship Power Pilates,, an internationally recognized certification program and leading educator of classical pilates.

She is fully certified to work with the very beginner to athlete and has studied special cases including injuries, pregnancy, seniors – clients of all fitness levels. Valerie’s positive and supportive approach to movement gives clients the self confidence they need to get the physical results they’re looking for. Empowering her clients to feel their best inside and out is what it’s all about.

Book a session with Valerie: vcortier@ffc.com.

Please help us welcome our newest massage therapist, Janice Pytel! Janice is certified in both Western Massage and Asian Bodywork and enjoys incorporating acupressure techniques into her sessions for optimal relaxation and muscular release.

She has experience in both the spa and medical settings and can easily adjust her techniques to the needs of each client. Janice enjoys treating clients with chronic conditions such as plantar fasciitis, neck, shoulder pain and migraine headaches.

Book an appointment with Janice: jpytel@ffc.com.