Jo-Ellen Berardi McCarrick, LMT, AFAA CPT
Jo-Ellen established Country Fitness in 2000. She is an AFAA certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor, a Massachusetts licensed massage therapist (#16003), Reiki practitioner and is certified in Integrated Energy Therapy.
Jo-Ellen believes that the fitness journey can begin at any age. Her approach incorporates the five components of fitness – strength, endurance, flexibility, cardio activity, and a healthy diet. She also believes in a holistic approach which combines mind, body, and spirit to contribute to overall wellness and improved quality of life.
Since 1980, Jo-Ellen has worked in the fitness industry and has trained individuals of all ages with varied abilities ranging from the novice to athlete. Her group instruction has included classes in strength, flexibility, toning, aerobics, dance, and gymnastics at various facilities throughout the Metrowest and Worcester County areas. Since the COVID pandemic, Jo-Ellen took her fitness programs virtual, allowing her to train more individuals across a broader area.
In addition to her training and group fitness programs, Jo-Ellen is also a BODi partner (formerly known as a Team Beachbody coach). As a partner, she provides virtual coaching and support groups for clients that use the popular home-based fitness programs made by BODi, such as P90x, Insanity, Focus T25, and 21 Day Fix, as well as a variety of nutritional products, including Shakeology.
To complement her fitness offerings, Jo-Ellen is also a licensed massage therapist in Massachusetts. Her massage services include Swedish, deep tissue, sport and chair massage; relaxation, therapeutic and pain management; Reiki and spa treatments. Her business, Every Bodies Massage, is located in Hopkinton, MA.
Frequently, Jo-Ellen attends programs and courses keep abreast and expand her knowledge in the fitness and massage fields. She is a graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy (Worcester), holds a B.S. in Education, is CPR certified and insured.