Donné Odile has been a physical therapist for over 20 years.
Her love for helping people brought her to the world of scoliosis. She proudly founded ScoliosisPTJax in 2019 with a focus on Scoliosis for both children, adolescents, and adults.
Donné graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Biology and received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. She is certified in the Schroth Method for treating scoliosis and kyphosis through the Schroth Barcelona Institute and Scoliosis and Spine Online Learning. She has attended multiple continuing education courses for scoliosis, kyphosis, and other back conditions including from the Postural Restoration Institute and she is pursuing her certification in Barnes myofascial technique.
Donné is married and has 3 boys, Justin, Brayden, and Andan. When she is not in the studio she loves spending time with her family outside at the beach, hiking, or traveling.
Tauri Beals is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She is originally from Arizona and has over 10 years of experience working in outpatient orthopedics and 8 years of experience working with active-duty Navy and Veterans at the NAS Jax Hospital. Tauri is certified in IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation), Myofascial Release, and the Schroth Method for Scoliosis and Kyphosis treatment.
Tauri has a passion for helping people and believes that movement is essential for healing.
Tauri is married and has 2 teenagers. When she not working, she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.
Mary Anne began her journey in mind-body therapeutics over 27 years ago. She worked with senior yoga teachers including Aadil Palkhivala the founder of Purna Yoga; and senior Iyengar teacher Jehanghir Palkhivala of Mumbai, India
Mary Anne is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Her therapeutic knowledge includes hatha yoga with use of all yoga props including the Great Wall of Yoga and Restorative Yoga. Mary Anne also teaches instructors how to use of the yoga wall therapeutics.
Concurrent with her yoga studies, Mary Anne began therapeutic Pilates training in 1998 with Polestar Education founders Elizabeth Larkam and Brent Andersen. She became a Polestar Graduate in Post-Rehabilitation in 2001 and has continued her advanced Pilates studies with Dr. Andersen and other senior Polestar Pilates instructors.
Realizing the experience of pain affects our ability to experience human joy, Mary Anne pursued the study of meditation as a complementary and effective practice to yoga and Pilates. She began studies with Dr. Deepak Chopra in 2004. She is certified by the Chopra Center and has taught various meditation workshops for those seeking relief from both physical and mental blocks to peace and joy
Mary Anne is married and has 4 grand babies all under the age of 6. In her free time, Mary Anne, enjoys walks in nature, creative writing and traveling.
Kellen Foganholir, PT, ATC, is a Physical Therapist in Jacksonville, Florida. Kellen is also a certified Pilates Instructor, which she uses in her practice daily. Kellen is a native of Londrina, Brazil, and came to the United States in 2003 to play volleyball for National American University where she was a member of their 2006 National Championship team. Kellen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training in 2008. After a successful collegiate career in the U.S., she returned to Brazil and played professional volleyball for Pinheiros Sport Club. Kellen returned to the U.S. in 2011 and became a licensed Physical Therapist. Kellen has a special interest in sports recovery and is pursuing her Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Kellen incorporates Pilates & Myofascial Release in her PT treatment practice to heal both the mind, body, and spirit. Kellen also has a love for working with the geriatric population, and she has the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment – BIG (LSVT-BIG) Certification for Parkinson’s patients.
“As a therapist, I feel blessed to be able to use my hands as a healing channel to help alleviate tension, restore mobility, improve posture, and promote the independence of people who suffer from musculoskeletal pain or dysfunction. I believe that pain is very unique to each person; it is like a fingerprint as every individual has their own link with their emotions and social experiences. I see my patient as a whole, taking care of a human being goes way beyond just a musculoskeletal disorder, injury, or disease
Kellen and her husband have an adorable 4-year-old son. When she is not working she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.
Julie has been teaching Pilates in Jacksonville for over 20 years. She is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, completing her Comprehensive Pilates on all apparatus from Balanced Body. She has completed multiple other pilates training courses through PHI and Stott Pilates and level 1 & 2 ScolioPilates. She has taught Pilates at Florida Community College of Jacksonville and continues to train with industry leaders in scoliosis, osteoporosis, and neuro movement as well as explore new modalities to help her clients relieve pain and build better bodies.
Julie is enthusiastic about teaching her clients of all ages how to resolve their pain issues and keep their bodies feeling great. Her students appreciate her focus and attention to detail.
When Julie is not teaching pilates you can find her playing her violin or performing with the First Coast Pops Orchestra or Moxie String Quartet. She also enjoys walks with her rescue dog.
I am passionate about guiding individuals with scoliosis to
The final outcome includes living a pain-free and active life. This journey begins at ScoliosisPTJax! schedule a free discovery visit to determine is the Schroth method is right for you.
Schroth exercises including long hanging promote elongation and facilitate the derotation of the spine for adults, teens, and kids.
I would be honored to guide you, or your loved one, to rise above your spine or posture challenges.
HOW I AM DIFFERENT FROM A TRADITIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPIST?
MY AIM IS TO GET YOU BACK TO THE THINGS YOU ENJOY, DECREASE PAIN, HALT CURVE PROGRESSION AND PREVENT SURGERY.