balans wellness studio

Functional and Integrative Health

Since opening in 2010, Balans Wellness Studio has become one of Boston’s most exclusive wellness centers. Through private one-on-one sessions we focus on individualized care to establish healthy lifestyle habits. Everything you need for your self-care gathered in one beautiful and welcoming space:

Postural Therapy

Movement & Strength





Nutrition & Health Coaching

Meditation & Mindfulness

Feel Better. Every Day.


health and wellness done differently


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our team

marie aspling

founder & owner

Marie Aspling is the founder and owner of Balans Wellness Studio and Balans Organic Spa. She practices Postural Therapy, which leaves her clients with less pain, less stress and improved health. She delivers her expertise with great comfort, nurture and support.

    sonja brigham


    Sonja’s customized Pilates targets muscles to support your posture, alignment and functionality. Her postural adjustments and lengthening cues sculpt a strong, deeply supported and supple body.

      maura mccartney

      nutrition and health consultant

      Maura McCartney is a nutrition and health consultant. She believes in sustainable changes that empowers the individual for lasting results. Her vibrant health and positive outlook makes something that can be challenging fun and enjoyable.

        ron abecassis

        movement & strength

        Ron endorses training the core and improving ones flexibility through different functional movement patterns. Fitness is life; train to live longer and healthier.

          alexandra balukonis

          front desk

          Alexandra is a key player at Balans Wellness. Her spirit, energy, and amazing dedication to make every day best possible has a positive ripple effect on our team and clients. Alexandra makes your Balans experience even more delightful!

            amy leydon


            Amy has been teaching yoga for over 10 years. She strives to integrate yoga and mindfulness in every facet of her life and continues to learn from her personal experience and practice

              eliza nimon


              Eliza Nimon is a certified Power Pilates and C2 BarreCode instructor and passionate about healthy movement and lifestyle. Clients can expect to achieve greater body awareness, core strength and an overall feeling of empowerment and rejuvenation.

                Lizzy Mulkey

                Pilates | Yoga | Meditation

                Lizzy Mulkey brings graceful movement and breath work to find correct muscle connection, perseverance, and patience while working out and in life in general. Her ultimate goal is to help students hone a healthy muscular system and nervous system through regular practice, thus improving their performance in all activities, from athletics to daily posture and mental stamina.

                  stephanie alessandri

                  movement & strength

                  Stephanie’s areas of expertise are: weight loss and weight management, strength & conditioning and post rehabilitative work

                    sara morrissey


                    Dr. Morrissey utilizes a variety of advanced soft tissue and rehabilitation techniques in her practice, to bring her patients back to their optimal health and fitness level.

                      andreea toader


                      Dr. Toader enjoys working with patients ranging from athletes and performers to expecting mothers. Patient empowerment is the ultimate goal of her care as she strives to educate her patients on taking on health initiatives which both supplement her treatments and provide sustained relief.

                        andrea o’connor

                        front desk

                        Andrea is an original Bostonian, who is also a Certified Nurse’s Assistant. She joined our team a few months ago as front desk receptionist after being a stay at home mom for several years.

                          christyn schroeder

                          kid's yoga

                          Christyn has made her mark as one of Boston’s most loved and sought out Children’s Yoga Teachers. Christyn’s classes are famous for being firmly grounded in true yoga, while blending music, literature, and science through out.

                            tal ofek

                            massage therapist

                            Fascinated by nature and the ever flow of it’s wonder taught Tal from an early age that giving is sacred and spreading good nurtures and heals.