Meet the Vita Team
Shawnita Vanhook-Williams, BS, CPT, CMT, LMT
Exercise Physiologist/Certified Personal Trainer/Licensed Massage Therapist
Shawnita received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Wayne State University as well as her National Certification in Fitness Training and she is also a Licensed Massage Therapist. She is passionate about helping improve the lives of her clients. Through the use of safe, fun and unique personal exercise and group fitness programs, she is able to get to the heart of what people desire and to help them achieve great success.
Julie Levinson, BFA, ERYT
Certified Yoga Therapist
Julie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a teacher certification from the University of Michigan. Julie teaches Creative Movement and Ballroom Dancing to both children and adults and also completed her yoga teacher training at the Center for Yoga in 2000. She has taught classes in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Backs, Yoga for Wellness, Yoga for seniors, Creative Yoga for Children, Restorative Yoga, Adaptive Yoga, Chair Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Parent/Child Yoga, and Partner Yoga. She brings her nurturing style and attention to alignment to the classes she teaches.
Licensed Massage Therapist/Licensed Aesthetician
Tanyetta's career as a state licensed Aesthetician, a nationally certified personal trainer, a massage therapy instructor, and business owner enhances her expertise in massage therapy. Tanyetta has now completed a comprehensive hospital certified oncology massage program enabling her to perform a wide variety of protocols on oncology patients during all phases of their cancer treatment.
Joanna brings over 18 years of experience in providing facial treatments and waxing. She obtained her education in aesthetics at Gina's School of Esthetics and Electrolysis in Waterloo, Ontario. Joanna is also a graduate of the Michigan College of Beauty, Pivot Point in Troy, Michigan. She is an expert in all forms of skin care treatments, including European facials, peels, microdermabrasion, and LED skin treatment.
Michele has been an Aesthetician for 5 years, and she has experience treating many different skin conditions, including rosacea, acne, aging skin, and tired skin. She is an expert in providing glycolic peels, waxing, all forms of facials, and LED skin treatment. Michele specializes in Teen Facials for those who are suffering with acne issues. She also enjoys teaching proper cleansing techniques.
Jill Storch Tolentino
Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist
Jill is nationally board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She received her Masters of Science in Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. Her background as both a veterinary technician and a massage therapist led her to seek out a more holistic form of healthcare. This brought her to an acupuncturist, and her passion was immediately sparked. She loves seeing how she can improve quality of life for her patients. Jill also has specialized training in degenerative eye diseases, such as macular degeneration.