Meet Us

Julie Tinkelman, Physical Therapist & Certified Rehabilitative Pilates Practitioner, PMA ® – CPT, Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist, Pink Ribbon Program Instructor, Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist – PORi ™


Born & raised in Southern California, Julie received her Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Therapy, with honors, from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles in 1993. She owned a successful P.T. practice in Los Angeles prior to moving to Clarks Summit 14 years ago. She was excited to bring Body Dynamic into the Clarks Summit community in January 2009. Julie received her comprehensive Pilates training and certification through Polestar Pilates, is a PMA certified Pilates instructor and has been utilizing the Pilates method as part of the rehabilitation process for patients since 2000. While Julie has benefited from working in a variety of physical therapy settings throughout the last 20 years, she has found a passion working with oncology patients throughout treatment and into survivorship.


Ariana Brutico, Physical Therapist


Ariana graduated from Abington Heights High School in 1998, after which she attended Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. In 2003, she graduated from Russell Sage College/Sage Graduate College with a combined Bachelors/Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. Upon graduation, Ariana headed West to Seattle, WA, where she lived and worked as a PT for five years before returning home to Northeast PA. She has practiced in a number of settings including acute and home care, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and outpatient. Ariana thoroughly enjoys spending one-on-one time with patients at Body Dynamic to provide hands-on treatment and Pilates-based exercise.


Sarah Epp, Certified Pilates Instructor


Sarah earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cedarville University in 1996. After she realized that her passions lie in health and wellness, Sarah pursued graduate studies in Nutrition & Dietetics. She enjoyed the benefits of Pilates mat for several years before being exposed to the comprehensive Pilates program at Body Dynamic. Sarah earned her certification as a Pilates instructor through Power Pilates & is also comprehensively trained through Body Arts and Science International. Sarah is excited to promote fitness in her community.


Donna Sokolowski, Physical Therapist

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A native of Scranton, Donna earned her degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton, in 1985. She has practiced in a variety of settings including acute care, transitional care, long term care and home health. For the past 24 years, her main focus has been on outpatient services, treating a variety of conditions including orthopedic, post surgical, joint replacement, neurological, balance and vestibular, chronic pain as well as work, trauma and sports related injuries. Donna is excited to be a part of the Body Dynamic team where she can provide one on one, quality care and develop individualized exercise programs and provide instruction in injury prevention.


Joan E. Kuzma, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Pilates Instructor, Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist – PORi ™
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Joan E. received her Associates Degree in Applied Physical Therapy in 1990 from Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale Virginia. She was comprehensively trained in Pilates with Body Arts and Science International. Joan E has worked in outpatient, skilled nursing and rehabilitation settings. She has a passion for health & wellness and is a consultant with Isagenix. She resides in Shavertown, Pa.


Amy Arcangelo Begley, Yoga Instructor, Pilates Instructor

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Amy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University. While teaching elementary school Amy found another passion in yoga. She has been practicing yoga since 1999 and has practiced under Kino MacGregor, Michael Lear and locally Nicole Scavo-Powell. Amy began teaching yoga in 2010 and enjoys being a part of the Body Dynamic team. Most recently, Amy underwent comprehensive Pilates training through Body Arts and Science International.


Jaimie Fenton, Massage Therapist

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Jaimie has been in the massage/body work field for 5 years. Her specialties include Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot stone massage, prenatal massage and reflexology. She believes in the power of healing through touch and customizes each massage to cater to the individual needs of every guest.