This U Street personal trainer has ran a marath
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 employees from the management team below with your questions and suggestions.
Richie came to VIDA after spending many years in sales for luxury hotels, where he catered to celebrities and dignitaries. He came to VIDA in 2010 and has held the Front Desk, Membership Director, and Assistant General Manager positions before his promotion to General Manager. Richie believes in inspiring members and staff alike to achieve their fitness and personal goals to get the most out of life. He enjoys high intensity workouts, functional training, and evaluating various nutritional plans.
Assistant General Manager
Jaramis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications from New Mexico State University and played professional baseball from 2008-2013. He began his career in the fitness industry in 2006 as a membership consultant and has a wealth of experience in overall facility operations. In his free time, Jaramis loves to spend time with his children, enjoys traveling, attending concerts and sporting events.
Personal Training Manager
Chandini graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise and earned her personal training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She specializes in functional training, rehabilitative exercise, and weight loss with a focus in nutrition. Chandini has a thirst for knowledge and thanks her diverse group of clients for helping her learn new ways to motivate members.
Group Program Manager
Chris has been involved with sports and fitness for over 20 years. From football, basketball, wrestling, and baseball in High School to weight lifting and triathlons more recently, Chris has a lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Two years ago he made the switch from high impact training to the more mindful practice of yoga and now teaches at all VIDA locations. Chris is passionate about helping members reach their fitness goals and helping them develop a healthy and happy mindset that will benefit not only themselves but the entire community.