Sandy Gross, Performance Care Specialist, Yoga & Movement Educator
Sandy Gross, Founder
Hi, I’m Sandy. I’ve spent the majority of my life fascinated with and learning about the human body. I’m constantly seeking out the best practices in fitness, exercise science, biomechanics, yoga, corrective exercise strategies, fitness recovery methods and many more self therapies.
I created Move Well Cleveland as a mind/body education company to help clients prevent and manage their aches & pains in order to perform better in every aspect of their lives. I teach them many doable techniques that up-regulate their body’s systems and thus their human potential, most of which do not require a gym or even work-out attire.
From pro, collegiate and high school athletes to desk-bound hard workers, my clients work with me to upgrade their toolbox to support a mind that operates optimally and a sustainable body that moves well. They become more self-sufficient in preventing and/or relieving their own pain, both mental and physical, which leads to maximizing their performance. Through improving their self awareness and “body sense”, they become more inspirational leaders in their worlds – they become “influentials” at work as both self-care role models and productivity examples to those around them.
Here’s a sampling of some of the training I’ve received over my 30 year career: certifications from OM yoga (E-RYT 500), Yoga Tune Up® (Integrated teacher), Roll Model® Method Practitioner (Teacher Trainer), ACSM/Health Fitness Instructor and Functional Movement Systems FMS screen – Level 2. In 2003, I founded the Evolution Yoga School which became the yoga studio in the region where yoga teachers, fitness pros and sports coaches came to learn about yoga and further their education in mind/body practices.
Some of my most inspiring clients who value my work and call it “performance care” include the Cleveland Cavaliers (including during their 2016 championship season), Kent State University’s 2017 MAC Men’s Basketball Champions, Kent State University’s 2015 MAC Women’s Soccer Champions, and Notre Dame College’s 2017 D1AA Men’s Rugby National Champions. Many more of my clients, however, are those who strive for greatness as employees, CEO’s, parents, recreational athletes and non-athletes who are proactively maintaining a sustainable body, one that favors longevity and independent living.