Since 1969, Speech & Hearing Associates has helped children and adults improve their ability to communicate and enhanced their quality of life. With nine offices across eight counties, Speech & Hearing Associates is one of the largest private practices in New Jersey, and the team of audiologists and speech-language pathologists offer comprehensive services for the evaluation and treatment of speech and hearing disorders.
Armed with an array of board certifications, professional memberships, and awards, Dr. Michael Macri helps clients enhance their aesthetic appeal with treatments such as liposuction, laser skin resurfacing, and beauty injections. His accolades include Best Cosmetic Surgeon from The Record, Top Doctor from (201) Magazine, and Bergen County Super Doctor from (201) Health. The med-spa was also selected as one of the Best Spas in Bergen County by Bergen Health & Life. Additionally, Dr. Macri holds master status as an injector of dermal fillers, and he's trained in six slimming varieties of liposuction.
When sensei Thomas Torpey threw his first kick 20 years ago, it was really the first step to becoming head instructor of Team Bullshark?s two martial arts schools. He began studying shotokan karate, but quickly expanded his repertoire into the realm of mixed martial arts, learning various other forms of striking and grappling. He found particular clarity in the psychological side of martial arts, and now teaches students not just exercise methods and self-defense, but also the ability to hone attitude, behavior, character, and x-ray vision.
Professor Erick Tavares?a second-degree black belt in Brazilian jiujitsu?and his prot?g? Sensei Marcus also help students in Sensei Torpey?s classes. With all the classes that the schools offer, students can construct a comprehensive mixed martial arts curriculum that will prepare them to strike, grapple, and blend smoothies with a flurry of punches.
Speech-and-language pathologist Paula Korik draws on more than 13 years' worth of clinical and therapeutic experience. In children's hospitals, she has worked with feeding and swallowing disorders and done Early Intervention therapy. Paula also spent time working in an outpatient rehabilitation center and with students with autism spectrum disorders.
The skills she honed in these fields now form the foundation of her business. In addition to therapy for speech and language, Paula addresses issues associated with feeding and swallowing, cognition, and voice. Her speech-therapy services are available in English and Russian.
Yoga, ballet barre, Pilates, and Zumba aren't one-dimensional workouts. That's why they and other similar classes are offered at Spectrum Wellness Center. There, the team of instructors pushes students toward overall wellness, not just exterior goals like six-pack abs and chiseled thumb muscles. Classes are kept small so students can receive personalized attention, which is ideal for all skill levels. Spectrum Wellness Center's holistic approach also shows during one-on-one injury-prevention sessions, which lets athletes get back in the game without risking performance.