JACKIE  |  DEBBIE |  KEILA
MELISSA  |   ROSEMARIE |  SUE ELLEN  


To contact any of our staff, call the studio at 972.732.0206 or email us.

 
Jackie Smith 
Owner/Director

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Jackie received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas. She went into social work and put her life on hold to help others, overextending herself as a busy case manager and supervisor at a foster care and adoption agency. She changed fields in 2008 in order to achieve a more balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Jackie was introduced to MoveStudio by taking bellydance classes as a fun weekly outing with her sisters. When she resettled in the area, it was her yoga practice that drew her back to MoveStudio. And later, an invitation to try a Nia class was a turning point in her life- Jackie branched out to discover a new way of connecting and moving joyfully. 

After several years as manager at MoveStudio, Jackie's devotion to the community led her to become owner and director.  Jackie and her husband, Chad, love being a part of such a vibrant and uplifting community.  They hope to help everyone feel welcome to become their personal best as they strengthen body, mind and spirit.

Debbie Martin
Customer Care
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Now in retirement, Debbie made the decision to focus more on exercise. Research pointed her in the direction of core strength and yoga. Being a people person, she wanted a class environment where exercise would be safe but fun. This is when she discovered MoveStudio. MoveStudio has provided knowledgeable instructors, a great environment, and wonderful people with the same passion for exercise. After celebrating her one year anniversary as a student at MoveStudio, she has joined our team of Customer Care Associates. Debbie’s background is primarily in the Information Technology industry in various finance roles.
Keila Fairbanks
Customer Care

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 bio coming soon
Melissa Flores
Customer Care
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Rosemarie Hayden
Customer Care
Personal health challenges brought Rosemarie to MoveStudio in 2011 to explore Nia. From there she began sampling the variety of yoga disciplines available to resume and expand the practice she initiated in the 1990s. The wonderful sense of support and community at MoveStudio fed her desire to join the team.

Rosemarie brings her lifelong passion for health and wellness of body, mind and spirit to the MoveStudio team. With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Foods & Nutrition, she ties a scientific perspective to her explorations of holistic disciplines. She has worked professionally in the research and medical arenas. She continues to pursue education and training in a variety of healing modalities and techniques.
Sue Ellen Godlewski
Customer Care

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Retirement is a time for doing those things that sing to your heart. A time to stop and smell the roses and to say thanks to one's body. As Sue Ellen began this leg of her journey she discovered MoveStudio and was introduced to her new best friend-yoga.  Thanks to the wonderful instructors Sue Ellen continues to strengthen her core, flex her mind and body, and is enjoying being with people that have the same passion.

Sue Ellen's backround is varied, but has worked in Banking, Real Estate, Dog Training, and commission sales. The common denominator has always been the joy of being around people-especially happy ones, which is another reason she loves her role at MoveStudio!

Robin Parker
MoveStudio Founder,
Director 2000-2011

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Robin is the founder and original owner of MoveStudio. Her vision was to provide a peaceful, inspiring space and community for adults to experience the joy of movement as a path to mind-body-soul wellness. She believes strongly in the wisdom of the body and the power of joyful, intentional, communal, meditative movement.

Robin has been passionate about dance since childhood. When she discovered the life-changing practices of Nia, Pilates, Yoga and Ecstatic Dance she became inspired to offer all of these modalities in a unique environment, and MoveStudio was born. 



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Volunteer positions available!

Want to be a part of the MoveStudio community as a volunteer?

Ongoing opportunities available for front desk assistants for all shifts as well as cleaning/studio care assistants.

Volunteers receive rewards of drop-in classes as a special thank you for their contribution! We appreciate you caring about our community!



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