Vision & Mission

OnCore’s Vision
We focus on your body so you can focus on your life.

OnCore’s Mission
At OnCore, we instill knowledge and self-awareness in our clients and patients that inspires them to realize healthier bodies and a better quality of life. Our clinicians and instructors are motivated to be up-to-date in the fields of Pilates and Pilates-based physical therapy. We offer a comfortable and welcoming environment where every individual receives personalized services.

OnCore Team

Physical Therapists

Theresa Pride

Theresa Pride

Managing Clinician, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Pilates Instructor

A south Texas native, Theresa attended Texas Woman’s University and graduated with honors and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Dance in 2005. During her time in North Texas, she performed with Muscle Memory Dance Theatre, a professional modern dance company. She then relocated to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California and  graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy from USC in 2008.

Theresa became Power Pilates certified in 2001 and taught mat and equipment classes in the Dallas, San Antonio and Los Angeles metro areas. In Los Angeles, she had the privilege of being a staff physical therapist and Pilates instructor at the prestigious Performing Arts Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio of LA, developing her unique approach to dance medicine. She is currently certified through Resolution Therapy Advanced Pilates certification and has enjoyed the position of lead therapist on staff at Resolution’s Roswell, GA location since 2013- offering specialized manual and Pilates-based therapies.

In 2012, Theresa teamed up with Stellar Bodies, and is an instructor for the fusion fitness method Lagree fitness. In 2014, the perfect fusion of Pilates, ballet, and yoga presented itself with a partnership with Barre3 at the Atlanta- East Cobb location. She enjoys variety as well as pushing the limit of fitness and is trusted by all clients to do so in a safe and fun way.

Theresa is very passionate about health and fitness and believes in treating the whole person. For this reason, she also pursued  holistic wellness coach training with the International Association of Wellness Professionals. Balance is the key and she teaches this to all her fitness and rehabilitation clients.

Pilates Instructors

Courtney Thomas, MS, Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) certified
Pilates Instructor
Courtney has over 11 years experience with Pilates mat and Apparatus instruction. She is Power Pilates trained and certified by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). Courtney is also certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health & Fitness instructor. She is experienced with weight management, endurance, and strength building programs and enjoys working with obese, pregnant, and postpartum clients. Her clients love her attention to detail and enthusiasm for a heart-pumping Pilates workout. Courtney earned a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Georgia State University. When not teaching, Courtney loves spending time with her daughter, who at the young age of 5 mastered the “rolling like a ball” Pilates exercise.

Denise Verçosa, Power Pilates certified
Pilates Instructor
Pilates became Denise’s passion in 2006 when she started taking classes on the advice of a physical therapist in her hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil, while recovering from a fractured sacrum due to a fall during her pregnancy. By her third session, Denise was amazed to discover that all the discomfort and pain she had been intermittently experiencing for months had disappeared. Shortly thereafter, Denise decided to pursue her Pilates certification with Power Pilates. Denise continues to be amazed at how beneficial and rehabilitative the Pilates practice can be. Not only does she continue to see profound changes in her own body, she also truly enjoys seeing her clients rid themselves of aches and pains; getting stronger, more flexible, improving their posture and finding body awareness they didn’t have before. Denise obtained her JD from the Law School of Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She enjoys spending her spare time with her daughter and practicing Pilates.