Health & Wellness Corner

At MPE, we are strong believers in a holistic approach to educational excellence. We understand the importance of mental health and physical well-being, especially as these pertain to intellectual pursuits. We collaborate with Yoga teachers, meditation experts, fitness trainers, Pilates instructors, Reiki masters, nutrition coaches, and more. 

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Fitness Training with Alphonso White


Alphonso White has over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry as a Personal Fitness Coach. He specializes in functional training, toning, and fat loss. He is an ACE certified Personal Trainer, holds a BS in Nutrition and Exercise Science, and a Black Belt in Seido Karate. Alphonso's 'No-judgement' attitude along with patience and understanding puts his clients at ease and in a position to discuss their long/short term goals, as well as their limitations. All programs are personalized to help you reach your goals. Testimonial: "His encouragement, praise, and sense of humor create an atmosphere that motivated us to push ourselves, and our sessions alleviated the intimidation we felt at a crowded gym.” - Lisa Davis To work with Alphonso, click here .





Pilates and Nutrition Counseling with Kimber Domke


With an outstanding background as a Food Coach, Fitness Trainer, and Pilates Instructor, Kimber has over 12,000 hours of coaching experience. Kimber Domke brings her personal experience and professional expertise to help you overcome obstacles and move SUSTAINABLY to your goals. Kimber has been in the health field since 2008, beginning with Pilates and expanding to Food & Mindfulness Coaching along with TRX, Barre, Axle, and other modalities. Food and our relationship to it is one of the TOP factors in clients reaching their health goals. Kimber has worked in NYC, Hong Kong, Japan, and with remote clients. Kimber is a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach with additional training by and close connections to Psychiatrists and Psychologists. She specifically is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills which support sustainable habit change. On the fitness front, she holds certifications in STOTT Pilates, Steele Pilates, TRX, Axle, and Pre & Postnatal Pilates. Beyond the wellness world, Kimber was a Consultant on Wall Street. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Kimber is available for: Private & Group Pilates and Fitness Training Nutrition Coaching with an emphasis on Sustainable Habit Change To work with Kimber, click here .





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Yoga & Relaxation Techniques for any level with Sharon Cooper


Sharon has been teaching yoga and fitness classes privately, semi-privately, and for groups for nearly twenty years. Her training at Integral Yoga Institute in New York City included a thorough study of Asana (movement), Pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology and yoga teaching methodology. She is also certified in prenatal/postpartum yoga. She teaches chair yoga, gentle yoga, Hatha Yoga for the general population, athletes, students and seniors, as well as pre-natal/postpartum yoga, relaxation/meditation techniques and more. She is also available for cardio/strength training classes. Sharon encourages her fitness and yoga community to be gentle on ourselves. Showing up and making a commitment to our health and wellness is always important; her programs are completely individualized for private clients, and she’s ready to help you reach your goal, whether that’s increased strength, flexibility or peace of mind--or all three. She also helps people to relax, gain balance and learn techniques for strengthening the lungs and immune system. To work with Sharon, click here.





Pilates and Nutrition Counseling with Kimber Domke


With an outstanding background as a Food Coach, Fitness Trainer, and Pilates Instructor, Kimber has over 12,000 hours of coaching experience. Kimber Domke brings her personal experience and professional expertise to help you overcome obstacles and move SUSTAINABLY to your goals. Kimber has been in the health field since 2008, beginning with Pilates and expanding to Food & Mindfulness Coaching along with TRX, Barre, Axle, and other modalities. Food and our relationship to it is one of the TOP factors in clients reaching their health goals. Kimber has worked in NYC, Hong Kong, Japan, and with remote clients. Kimber is a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach with additional training by and close connections to Psychiatrists and Psychologists. She specifically is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills which support sustainable habit change. On the fitness front, she holds certifications in STOTT Pilates, Steele Pilates, TRX, Axle, and Pre & Postnatal Pilates. Beyond the wellness world, Kimber was a Consultant on Wall Street. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Kimber is available for: Private & Group Pilates and Fitness Training Nutrition Coaching with an emphasis on Sustainable Habit Change To work with Kimber, click here .





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Tai Chi with Roberto Sharpe


Roberto Sharpe has over forty years of experience as a practitioner of Tai Chi and over twenty years of experience as a teacher. His core curriculum includes Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, as well as Nei-Gung and Chi Gung. Roberto has been a YMCA master instructor of Tai Chi since 2000, specializing in adapting Tai Chi for diverse populations, including senior citizens and the elderly. Roberto is a certified group fitness instructor through the American Sports and Fitness Association. He is available for private and semi-private lessons and workshops. Roberto offers auxiliary training in Taoist Philosophy and supplemental conditioning based upon the needs/interests of his clients. To work with Roberto, click here.





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We partner with Clinical Psychologists with expertise in neuropsych evaluations for IEPs (Individualized Education Programs), identification of learning differences, and for securing academic and testing accommodations (such as extended time on standardized tests). We also refer to Mental Health Therapists with exceptional track records in the industry and extensive experience working with clients of various ages and backgrounds.

Fitness Training with Alphonso White


Alphonso White has over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry as a Personal Fitness Coach. He specializes in functional training, toning, and fat loss. He is an ACE certified Personal Trainer, holds a BS in Nutrition and Exercise Science, and a Black Belt in Seido Karate. Alphonso's 'No-judgement' attitude along with patience and understanding puts his clients at ease and in a position to discuss their long/short term goals, as well as their limitations. All programs are personalized to help you reach your goals. Testimonial: "His encouragement, praise, and sense of humor create an atmosphere that motivated us to push ourselves, and our sessions alleviated the intimidation we felt at a crowded gym.” - Lisa Davis To work with Alphonso, click here .





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Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye


Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye is an integrative psychotherapist and founder of the Heart Nest Center for Peace and Healing in Baltimore. There, she lovingly serves women, couples, other healers, and small groups. Her approach to healing is a blend of wisdom, science, and ancient spiritual practices. She is a student of the late Sufi Master Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal of Jerusalem and incorporates Sufi healing into her work with individuals, families, and communities. Sabrina received her PhD in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University, where she studied the use of complementary and alternative interventions for physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Her dissertation study focused on the use of guided imagery as a healing tool for African-American women with chronic STIs. Sabrina has served as a guest lecturer for the Maryland University of Integrative Health and adjunct faculty at Saybrook University. She is also a proud faculty member of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, where she teaches the art of self-care to healthcare professionals around the globe. She is currently serving the Center as a teacher and guide for Jordanian healthcare professionals who are in service to Syrian refugees. Dr. Sabrina is a highly-respected member of the treatment community and frequently lectures on cultural diversity, spirituality, stress management, self-care for healers, addictions, and the “magic” of connection. Her many audiences include police departments, flight attendants, healing artists, peacebuilders, and aspiring writers. She is currently writing her first book, The Laugh of Love, based on her maternal grandmother’s ability to transcend multiple traumas and chronic illness. Dr. Sabrina is a devoted wife, mother, daughter, and life-long learner, who remains humbled by the healing power of compassion, love, and forgiveness. She is available for live and distance healing sessions. For more information on Dr. Sabrina’s work, click here.





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