Are there good deeds that keep on giving? The simple answer is Yes. Just spend a few hours with Theresa Scully and you will see. Theresa has made it her mission to live a healthy life and to make the lives of her family, friends, and others better. She does this through a variety of skills and sessions of Pilates, yoga, and other therapeutic modalities. She also helps people with her positive attitude and spirit. Theresa has learned and seen that improving the health and mobility of others is a good deed that keeps giving.
Theresa's clients and patients include children, infants, and adults of all ages and fitness levels. She also works with people with physical disabilities ranging from slight to severe. As noted by Theresa, "The body is a fascinating machine that will move at all costs. Sometimes, these costs develop poor movement patterns that cause weakness and pain. I provide manual therapy techniques and the Pilates method to eradicate these abnormal movement compensations. Every body can benefit from Pilates!"
From 2003 to 2006, Theresa worked as a Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Cheerleader. Currently, she sits on the board of the Professional Cheerleaders Alumni as the Director of Business Partners. The Professoinal Cheerleaders Alumni, is an organization made up of former NFL Cheerleaders who mentor young women by promoting the qualities of self-confidence, responsibility, health, leadership, positive behavior, and integrity. Theresa is passionate about helping at-risk youth and helping them discover their potential and overcoming the obstacles of life.
Theresa has taken a strong stance against childhood obesity and the importance of ingraining healthy living from infant to adult. She has offered many complimentary kids yoga/Pilates classes she calls
"Bendy Bodies" at family events, festivals, and school classrooms. As noted by Theresa, "Yoga and Pilates are good ways for little bodies to move and connect with their minds and bodies without the peer pressure of team sports."
As a volunteer at many 5k events for charity, Theresa helps stretch participants before the run and offers injury prevention advice. With her knowledge of pediatric diseases and developmental delays, Theresa is currently developing a program for special needs children. For the past year, Theresa has worked with a group of autistic and special needs teenagers transitioning to the mainstream environment. Using her education and Pilates and yoga experience developed over time, Theresa formulated a comprehensive class based on the abilities and challenges of the participants. At the end of each of these sessions, Theresa takes pride in the fact that she can be there to teach, to help, and to make a difference.
Theresa lives in Durbin Crossing, a residential development located in Northwest St. Johns County Florida. She is the owner of Arch Pilates and Therapy. Along with her husband, Simon, and 2 small children, she is proud to call North Florida her home. You can read more about Theresa and her company at:
Arch Pilates & Physical Therapy