Medical Health Care consults and management plans.
Individual Personal Training to meet your personal goals.
Mental Health experts to help you find freedom, inner peace, and happiness.
Our Dietitian can guide you to eating healthy , while still being happy . Eating healthy starts in childhood not as the latest fad diet.
In our hectic non stop world take some well deserved “Me-Time” with our Zen services of Massage, Acupunture, Reiki, and Psychotherapy.
Mr. Darwin Bodero is the Co-owner of Ocean Life Studio. He is also the Fitness Director, who will oversee and mentor the Personal Training program, Group Fitness classes, and Capoeira classes. He has been a Personal Trainer, Manager, and Educator for the most elite training facility in NYC and Miami, for over 20 years. As a graduate from Temple University, he has earned a B.S. studying an array of movement sciences like Athletic Training, Biomechanics and Kinesiology. In addition, Mr. Bodero has gone through multiple certifications such as pre/post natal, nutritional counseling, FMS 1, Corrective exercise specialist, and Onnit Academy certified for steel mace/kettlebell to name just a few. He is dedicated to helping you find and maximize the potential within yourself.
Dr. Abel is Registered Dietitian/ Nutritionist on staff, as well as, an Investor of Ocean Life Studio. Her areas of expertise are Pediatric and Adult Nutrition, eating for better health. She is a Counselor, Educator, Behavioral Change Agent, Menu Planner and Healthy lifestyle advisor. She is currently the Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida International University, Director of graduate certificate: Pediatric Nutrition (FIU), Neonatal – Pediatric RDN. Her past positions include WIC manager, children’s hospital, NICU, created an online pediatric nutrition course, 18 credits. She has received numerous prestigious rewards. She has her Postdoctoral from Indiana University and a Pediatric Fellowship from Indiana University. She is passionate about helping you get healthy, one bite at a time.
She carries many titles and is proud to bring them all together at Ocean Life Studio. She is the co-owner, Entrepreneur, Physician Assistant of medical consults, Instructor of Yoga, Barre, and Capoeira. She enjoys teaching and being a role model to both children and adults. She is a graduate of Cornell University Medical School - Physician Assistant Program. She has worked in high demanding specialties of Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, and Hematology/Oncology. She will now focus her medical expertise on preventive and wellness health. In addition her background includes training dance at Alvin Ailey and other renowned dance academies in NYC. She has over 20 years of experience of Capoeira internationally, including living in Brazil. She was Yoga Certified through United Yoga of Miami. No matter where she has lived, she has always been the type of person to motivate others to become healthier and happier. She is excited to share and pass her experiences and knowledge to you.
Dr. Gandia is a board-certified emergency Physician and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, actively practicing Emergency Medicine for over 30 years in South Florida. He is on staff in one of the largest teaching hospitals in South Florida in which he serves as Medical Director to one of its Emergency Departments.Trained both in Surgery and Internal Medicine he has extensive experience in patient care. He has been honored with numerous local, state, and national awards. Dr. Gandia has been an EMS/Fire Department Medical Director for over 25 years, had been President of the Florida Assoc. of EMS MED Directors, has been on the Executive board of the Florida College of Emergency Physicians and has held numerus chairmanships within that organization. Dr. Gandia sits on the EMS Advisory Council in Broward County and sits on the Florida EMS Advisory Council which is an appointed position by the Governor of Florida. Dr. Gandia has held academic position at the University of Miami, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University and Barry University in which he teaches and mentors. Most recently he has been appointed as President and Chief Medical Officer to Braxton College, in Ft Meyers Florida. Now as our medical, he will oversee the medical operations at Ocean Life Studio.
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Ocean Life Studio is a Boutique fitness and wellness studio that is superior to your average gym and/or healthcare provider because with our vision implemented through our unique design concept, we are able to provide solutions to both fitness and health goals in one convenient location. At Ocean Life Studio, we believe that fitness should not feel like a chore, and that nothing is more important than the health of you and your loved ones.
The owners of Ocean Life Studio, Darwin and Joanah - Canela Bodero have over 20 years experience in the fitness and healthcare industries. Through their experience and expertise, they have created this studio to help you meet your individual goals through multiple forms of lively fitness classes and individualized wellness plans.
Yoga classes include a variety of styles: Vinyasa, Yin, Aerial, Steel Mace, Yoga for Athletes, and Yoga with Live Music. If you want to get your groove on take our Zumba, Salsa, or Bachata classes. If you want to gain maiximum strength try our Capoeira-Brazilian Martial Arts, Barre, Steel Mace, or Fit Fusion classes. If you enjoy exercising outside, want to complete your first race or improving your Tri-athalon times try our Tri-Fit class(open swim, run, bike). If you are looking for gentle movement try the Silver Sneakers, Yin Yoga, or Tai-Chi. In addition to these fabulous group classes, we will have open gym hours to maximimize your fitness plans on your own time. If you are unsure about being in a group fitness class or being solo in the gym, book an appointment with our expert personal trainers for a one-on-one session or small group session.
Our exceptional childrens program will keep your child moving, while teaching them discipline, self-confidence, and respect. The classes include Capoeira Brazilian Martial Arts, Hip Hop Dance, Ballet, Afro-Dance, Kids Yoga, and FamilyYoga. In addition to this movement program our Registered Dietician specializes in childhood obesity. She will get your child eating healthy in no time. Book your appointment today for a better tomorrow.
Nobody wants to be in pain, feel lousy, dependent on multiple medications, however statistics show that now more than ever, the majority of people have chronic health care issues. We invite you to explore our individualized packages that include a medical consult, nutrition consult, massage therapy, acupuncture, or reiki session. Not only will we address persistant health care issues such as insomnia, acid reflux, hypertension, weight issues, fertility issues, smoking cessation, headaches, etc. We hope to improve your athletic performance and help with aging gracefully through our cutting edge test and our multidiscpline approach to health.
Our brand new remodeled space is the hottest spot for various artists to rehearse their acting, dancing, singing or special photo shoot. In addition we have space rental for your next celebration. If you are planning retirement, birthday, bachelorette party, baby shower, family get together, or book club, book it with us, to have a great time.
Check out our google maps and you will see that our location is centrally located in the heart of North Beach. We are just a skip and a hop from the Ocean. Members can join us from the North, South, or West with an easily accessible route to I95 and other major commuter highways. There is street parking, as well as 2 large public parking lots avilable. In addition, for those who live on The Beach, they may join us by biking, skate boarding, or jogging via the Ocean Side path and board walk. In addition, don’t forget about the reliable free public Trolley system, that can easily bring you to our front door.
We look forard to seeing you at Ocean Life Studio where you can find your ultimate Health and Happiness at any age.
Portion of all membership proceeds go to ocean clean up and sea level rise research
After training with Darwin Bodero in Fit Fusion, I have more energy than ever and I am in the best shape of my life!
“Canela is an excellent Yoga teacher. She is full of energy yet professional and knowledgeable of injuries. Before coming to these classes I had tremendous shoulder and neck pain. In a very short time I never experience any pain.”
“I am very grateful for the excellent way I as a patient was treated and cared for by Joanah Bodero PA-C . I’m feeling better each day”
“I found Carioca Capoeira class online, I decided to try it, to get back in shape. Since starting, I have improved my cardio and overall fitness, In addition found a community of friends and have learned a new culture.”
“Ocean Life Studio, formerly Carioca Capoeira Miami is so much fun! Where can you find Capoeira, Yoga, Tai-chi and all this fitness under one roof.”
“Debbie is teaching my 10 yo daughter the importance of balancing her food intake. With her creative and fun approach, she taught my daughter the benefits of adding fiber in her daily meals.”
“I Believe in them and the work they do. Canela and Cobra have been good to me and my children. We learn a lot from them. They are accepting and loving all the time! I love and appreciate their skills and talents!”
Celebrate Life’s Special Moments at Ocean Life Studio . We have Rental space for your next birthday party, anniversary, baby shower, wedding, retirement , promotion, Bachelorette, photo shoot, rehearsal space , or just having a fun night with friends.