Eric Beard, MS, LMT, NASM-CES, PES, CPT, FMS is co-owner and head coach at Play Strong Athletics. He is a licensed massage therapist, holds an array of industry credentials and has been working as a fitness professional since 2000. Eric earned his bachelor’s degree from Springfield College and his master’s degree from the California University of Pennsylvania, where he went on to be a faculty member for eight years in their exercise science department. His diverse experience in the fitness, performance and rehabilitation industries allow him to work well with an array of clientele.
Eric’s unique system of training blends concepts that look at the body as a whole. Identifying and removing roadblocks (or performance inhibitors as he calls them) opens the pathway to results.
Many clients have found their way to Eric via referral from top coaches and industry professionals. His philosophy blends well with a variety of approaches including; physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy, yoga, Pilates and more. Alignment, posture and technique allow for optimal movement. Optimal movement helps us feel better, get healthier and play stronger!