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Brian Diaz

Posted on January 11, 2012 at 4:00pm by Michelle Mangipinto Comments Off on Brian Diaz
Brian Diaz

Head Physical Therapist & Sports Specialist The founder of ActivEdge, Brian was born in Northern California and raised in Chicago, where he was a three-sport high school athlete competing in soccer, basketball, and baseball. He continued with soccer and club volleyball in undergraduate studies at Iowa State University and Hope College. He received his Master’s…

Norah Cetin

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 6:00pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Norah Cetin

              Physical Therapist Norah has experience treating patients from across the lifespan with a variety of orthopedic conditions and especially enjoys treating the pediatric and high school population.  Norah uses a blend of hands on manual therapy and functional exercise to help her patients return to their sport or…

Rutland Tyler

Posted on January 9, 2012 at 6:00pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Rutland Tyler

  General Manager/Senior Personal Trainer Rutland was born in eastern North Carolina where he grew up playing basketball, soccer, football and baseball.  He attended high school at Virginia Episcopal School where he began his running career.  Rutland quickly became a top competitor in Cross Country and Track, garnering all state honors in both sports. He…

Isaac Brewton

Posted on January 8, 2012 at 5:45pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Isaac Brewton

Head Personal Trainer (United Therapeutics-RTP Location) Isaac was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina where he developed an early love for sports from youth leagues in soccer, basketball and football.  Isaac graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science with a Fitness Professional specialization…

Beth Crum

Posted on January 7, 2010 at 3:01pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Beth Crum

              Staff Personal Trainer Beth grew up in Bahama, NC and now lives in downtown Durham. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2016 with a bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science. She grew up riding horses and played volleyball for her high school and club team. Over the…

Michelle Mangipinto

Posted on January 6, 2010 at 1:58pm by Michelle Mangipinto Comments Off on Michelle Mangipinto
Michelle Mangipinto

Staff Personal Trainer Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Michelle moved to North Carolina from Sarasota, Florida. She played club soccer as well as high school soccer and continues to play actively in the area despite multiple ACL injuries in both knees. Michelle graduated from University of South Florida in 2013 with a bachelors in Health Sciences and…

Jeremiah Horne

Posted on January 5, 2010 at 1:00am by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Jeremiah Horne

Staff Personal Trainer Jeremiah was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC. Growing up as an athlete, his favorite sport was baseball. He started as a little kid playing T-ball and played throughout high school. He then went to UNC Chapel Hill and graduated with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science with Fitness Specialization in…

Heather Simmons Alexander

Posted on January 4, 2010 at 7:12pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Heather Simmons Alexander

  Pilates Instructor Heather Simmons Alexander has been studying the work of Joseph Pilates since 1998 and under the direction of Master Instructor    Romana Kryzanowska has been a certified instructor in the True Pilates Method since 2000.  While living in Los Angeles (CA), Heather was thrilled to continue her pilates studies with Jay Grimes, who like…

Ellen Langhi

Posted on January 3, 2010 at 9:00pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Ellen Langhi

Massage Therapist Ellen Langhi is our lead massage therapist and has been voted #1 in the Triangle area by Endurance Magazine. Ellen is a former Duke University basketball player who then became a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (LMBT) after college. She has been working with ActivEdge for the past…

Paris Laliberte

Posted on January 2, 2010 at 6:27pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment

Yoga Instructor Paris began a very casual yoga practice roughly 20 years ago while playing soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and swimming, in college. Having participated in high-level competition throughout childhood and young adulthood, Paris was quickly drawn to the non-competitive yet powerful and vigorous nature of the practice. Interested in examining all aspects of yoga…

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