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 our management team below with your questions and suggestions.
Kobie is a graduate of the University of Tennessee’s College of Business Administration with a degree in Finance. He trained and competed in Track & Field throughout his high school and collegiate career, where his passion for Health & Wellness was born. Kobie spent many years in Property Management, overseeing a variety of portfolios consisting of commercial office and retail assets in the DC Metropolitan area before coming to VIDA Fitness in 2013. He has held Front Desk, Membership Consultant and Assistant General Manager positions before his promotion to General Manager. Kobie believes in leveraging his various life experiences to further develop his team and provide exceptional customer service to our members as they navigate their own paths to wellness.
Assistant General Manager
Growing up, Raul has always had an interest in the health and fitness field; Graduating with Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Fitness and Recreation, with a concentration in Sports Management at George Mason University. He has over 7 years experience training all types of clientele and is an excellent motivator. Certified by the National Council of Sport and Fitness (NCSF) and NASM as Corrective Exercise Specialist he’s able to give push his clients in a variety of way to hit their goals. In his free time, Raul enjoys watching and participating in sports, listening and dancing Latin music, and spending time with friends and family.
Personal Training Manager
Nick is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, has a BS in Kinesiology from UMD, and is an official USA Powerlifting Club Coach. He specializes in creating highly personalized and responsive training programs centered around his client’s preferences. Nick believes that individual progress is the key to fitness, encouraging clients to make small improvements every day.
Group Program Manager
Michaela Brown-Jones joined VIDA in 2018 with over 12 years of gym manager experience and over 15 years of group fitness and personal training experience. Michaela started her fitness life in Washington, DC as the first African American woman to play on and captain Georgetown University’s Field Hockey Team. Her passion for fitness has taken her everywhere from coaching athletes at Sidwell Friends School to hosting fitness retreats on the beaches of Cancun. Michaela looks forward to building on an already forward-thinking fitness environment at VIDA by managing the company’s Pole Fitness and Chair Fitness programs, developing unique small group training programs, creating new classes and tons of other initiatives that further the bond between our members and staff.