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Children's Classes

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Adult Classes

Classes for health and happiness




Fit Fusion l, ll,lll


Salsa /Bachata


Silver Sneaker


Stretch classes

Open Gym

Personal Training

If you don’t make time for your Wellness , you will be forced to make time for your illness . Make an appointment today for a future of health and happiness!

Meet the OLS Team

Darwin Bodero

B.S. Fitness Director, NCSF-CPT

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.

Deborah Abel


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.

Joanah Canela Bodero

PA-C / Canela Bodero

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

Medical Director of Ocean Life Studio Wellness Program.

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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About Us

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.


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.

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