As a movement scientist with a focus in pain management and motor skill performance, Gregory Gordon, MA, has spent the past twenty years customizing strength and conditioning programs to fit the specific needs of his diverse clientele. Gregory founded Exercise-Intelligence in 2009 for the purpose of providing biomechanics-based services for consumers and professionals within the health industry. The SoHo office of Exercise-Intelligence established the first dedicated Muscle Activation Techniques clinic in New York City.
Since 2014, Gregory has served as a Teaching Fellow for the Cybex Research Institute, the research and education arm of Cybex International.
His responsibilities include writing and teaching neuroscience-based continuing education content for exercise professionals around the world.
Gregory has also served as a consultant to professional sports teams, hollywood stunt coordinators and aerial cirque acrobatic performers.
Gregory is a graduate of the Movement Science/Motor Learning and Control department at Teachers College, Columbia University.
In addition, he holds multiple certifications as a Master Level Muscle Activation Techniques (MATm) and MATRx specialist, Master Level Resistance Training Specialist (RTSm) and United States Olympic Lifting club coach.
Gregory's current interests include researching the combined effects of exercise and mindfulness techniques on anxiety and depression.
Karina Vogt, has been practicing MAT since 2012. In 2013 she joined Exercise-Intelligence. Working with high level athletes and dancers, to individuals who find themselves challenged by basic movements, and all levels of fitness in between.
Karina has a passion for partnering with people, to help them overcome stability issues that are restricting them from being at their physical best. In addition to treating clients with Muscle Activation Techniques, Karina teaches an isometrics based exercise class in group and private sessions.
Karina, has been studying movement for over 25 years. She trained in ballet, modern dance, and West African dance styles in Portland, Oregon, New York City, and Guinea West Africa.
While dealing with recurrent back injuries and maintaining a career in dance, Karina sought out many treatment modalities, before she came across MAT. MAT proved to be the most effective and enduring modality of treatment she received, and continues to be to this day. Her experiences as a client of Muscle Activation Techniques, led her to
Meredith Mack is a Master Level Resistance Training Specialist and Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist based in New York City. She holds a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University and is passionate about dispelling common fitness and nutrition myths. She strives to offer clients sustainable and sound options to reach their health and fitness goals.
Having had many different fitness goals herself, Meredith enjoys exploring the possibilities each individual has within his or her own personal window of opportunity. She loves creating a safe, challenging, and fun exercise experience by formatting workouts based on the unique issues and structure of each of her clients.
Meredith has been a member of the International Federation Body Building (IFBB) since 2012 and enjoys exploring movement through multiple forms of dance.
Mead Jackson Reyes joined the fitness world of New York City in 2013, where she soon found herself not only working as a full time Crossfit coach and personal trainer, but a competive, nationally ranked strongwoman athlete. In 2016, a torn hip labrum forced her out of active competition.
As she went through the rounds of conventional re-hab she became frustrated with her recovery process that often seemed splintered and ineffective in scope. As time went by, still on the sidelines and unable to return to full activity Mead realized she needed to seek out a more effective treatment program to help herself and those around her.
Initially coming in to Exercise-Intelligence as a client seeking new insight into her injuries, Mead soon found herself on her own journey to become a certified MAT specialist. In 2018 she achieved that title and was asked to join the team at Exercise Intelligence.
Mead has a BS in photojournalism and directing, is a Crossfit L2 coach, as well as a certified Strongwoman coach. She is driven by the desire to help others achieve theirfullpotential, and is eager to help you start your journey.
You can find her spending free time documenting life around her with her Leica, lifting all of the weights or eating spoonfuls of cashew butter in Brooklyn. Mead spends her days (and nights), living her best life with her husband and gym mates.
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