The Truth is in the Numbers – My Journey with
VIDA is proud to provide exceptional customer service through experienced industry professionals who truly enjoy interacting with our fun and energetic membership base. Please contact any of the managers from management team below with your questions and suggestions.
Phaon is a DC local who is coming up on his third year at VIDA Verizon. He is certified through the American Council on Exercise and received his bachelors degree in Kinesiology from Elon University. Phaon played rugby at the collegiate level and his background in athletics have lead him to specialize in strength training for athletic performance and weight loss.
Personal Training Manager
Lisa joined the Vida team in 2010 with 4 year of previous personal training experience. Lisa is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and hold a corrective exercise specialization through them as well as an undergraduate degree in Health Science from Marymount University and a masters degree in Forensic Science from the UK. She is certified in TRX, Kinesiology taping, FMS (Functional Movement Screen), Real Ryder and MadDogg. You can find her on the fitness floor or in the spinning studio or TRX studio teaching a class. She is originally from Sweden so if you ever hear a Swedish song in her class, or she references a saying that does not make any sense that is why.
Group Program Manager
Chad joined the VIDA team in the Fall of 2015 and brings with him more than 12 years of experience in the fitness industry. After years of touring with bands in his quest for rock stardom, Chad decided he needed to travel down a more realistic path and officially started his fitness career in 2004 as a NASM certified personal trainer in Upstate NY. Group Fitness provided a stage for Chad’s rockstar energy and has been teaching TRX, Cycle and various other sculpting formats since his arrival in DC almost a decade ago. As the new frontman of VIDA’s Group Fitness Program at Verizon, Chad’s Rock & Roll attitude will spark new, fun and sweaty adventures that will keep you coming back for more!