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Mar 22 2021

Rachel Sheahan

Rachel Sheahan

Rachel Sheahan

Rachel is an energetic Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Registered Dietitian and with a passion for weightlifting, long distance running and acting. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and attended Virginia Tech for her Dietetic Internship. Rachel’s Personal Training style works great with clients looking to build strength and work on body composition changes. Nutrition and sports have always been a large part of her life and she is very excited to help members reach their dream exercise and nutrition goals. When Rachel is not at the gym, you can find her following her passion for acting and improv or relaxing in the sun.

Mar 3 2021

David Cole

David Cole

David Cole

City Vista

David Cole is NASM Personal Training Certified with a specialization in strength, conditioning, speed and agility. David is a state champion in Powerlifting, class of 2008, and he is also a former collegiate athlete at East Central University in Oklahoma. At Oklahoma State, David focused his studies in physical therapy. He has a true passion for helping people develop not only their bodies, but their overall quality of life through exercise.
In contrast to his success in weightlifting, his favorite style of fitness is calisthenics training, utilizing body weight.

Sep 17 2020

Gigi Gupte

Gigi Gupte

Gigi Gupte

City Vista

Gigi is a personal trainer with a background as a mental health professional. As someone who has always had a passion for fitness, from playing tennis and dancing as a child to weightlifting currently, she has been able to tune in to not only the physical benefits of an active lifestyle, but also the mental gains. Her background allows her to emphasize individuality and holism when it comes to her personal training clients. She creates plans that are unique for each client depending on their diverse goals and lifestyles. Gigi incorporates a combination of strength training and HIIT into each session to enhance her client’s fitness level from all angles while helping them reach their goals. Gigi believes in working with the client to create lifelong healthy habits and increased confidence. She loves to make each session fun and empowering! In her free time, Gigi loves socializing and being out with her friends, visiting new restaurants, cooking, and fashion!

Jan 29 2020

Pruitt Brown

Pruitt Brown

Pruitt Brown

City Vista

Your body is a machine, and to keep it running smoothly and successfully, it is imperative to have an expert who knows how to maintain and improve the performance of that machine. As a lifetime athlete and bodybuilder, a professional personal trainer, and an amateur physique competitor, Pruitt has the knowledge to help you reach any goal you may have. Whether you are looking to add muscle, lose weight, work on conditioning, or get back to a sport, he can work with you to create a plan tailored to your individual needs. Pruitt is dedicated to working with you to achieve your goals. With hard work and consistency, you can achieve your vision with a coach who is willing to go the extra mile to help you reach your desired end result. If you work with Pruitt, he can guarantee to be 100% on your team and will work as hard as you do to achieve those goals ensuring your success.

Pruitt has been in the fitness industry since 2006 as part of the athletic training staff at a small college in North Carolina for the soccer and basketball team. He has worked with a broad spectrum of clients over the years from teaching senior mobility courses, progressing that golf swing, dealing with nagging lower back and hip pain, to helping models and professionals achieve their aesthetic desire.

Aug 4 2019

Kelsey Kuebler

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Kelsey Kuebler

City Vista

Kelsey is from Milltown, New Jersey where she trained competitively in track and field and ballet dance. She took up weight training when she moved to DC and earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a Personal Training Certification with NSCA. Kelsey takes her background in ballet to focus on form and background in track and field to incorporate HIIT into each session. She provides an educational and fun environment for her private clients as well as partner training and even small groups. Kelsey finds joy in seeing the progress her clients make and the happiness it brings them.
In Kelsey’s spare time, she loves to cook, go to the beach, and travel as often as possible.

Nov 1 2018

Erica Ridlon

Erica Ridlon

Erica Ridlon

City Vista

Erica is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, and joined the VIDA team in 2018. Health and fitness have always been central to her life, and she is always looking for new and improved techniques to both challenge herself and incorporate with her clients. She grew up playing various sports and dancing, and over time learned a variety of different training styles and how to blend them to reach her own personal goals. She now uses this knowledge to help her clients achieve their own fitness goals, while always maintaining a focus on correct form and fundamentals.

Erica believes that training should be challenging as well as enjoyable, and is always striving to create dynamic and innovative programs tailored to each client to help them reach their goals. She believes that fitness is a pillar of overall health and helps inspire healthier lifestyle choices. She has a specific focus in core stability and strength training, as well as muscle toning and lean muscle development.

Dec 30 2016

Vincent Omekam

Vincent Omekam

Vincent Omekam

City Vista

Vincent has always had a passion for sports which led him to pursue more knowledge in how the human body functions in relation to sports. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology- the study of human movement and physical activity while exploring its impact on health, society, and quality of life from Temple University. He is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer. Vincent promotes a very healthy learning environment and long lasting impression with his clients by ensuring that not only do they attain all of their fitness goals but also understand the reason and consequent impacts of every movement performed.

Aug 27 2016

Steve Nagel

Steve Nagel

Steve Nagel

City Vista

Steve grew up as an athlete and an avid outdoorsman. As an Eagle Scout, Steve spent years cultivating camaraderie, confidence, and competency in others in many technical survival skills and a host of outdoor activities, such as hiking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and sailing – to name a few. Looking into his athletic background, Steve is a former football player, track and field athlete, and swim team coach, which serve as a complement to the decade he spent as a competitive archer, martial artist, and student of Zazen meditation. Recently, Steve has undertaken study of therapeutic soft tissue manipulation and the movement meditation that is Qi Gong.

Steve received a B.S. in Exercise Science from the George Washington University, and is certified as a personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He holds several other certifications relating to posture optimization, injury prevention, and orthopaedic exercise, as well as being a certified Pink Gloves Boxing instructor and Emergency Medical Technician. Drawing from his versatile background, Steve adapts his training to best fit the individual needs of each of his clients along their fitness journey – often incorporating high intensity interval training (HIIT), advanced bodyweight movements, and injury prevention techniques. Understanding that we all come from different backgrounds and have varying fitness levels and goals, Steve customizes his workouts to uniquely serve every client he works with. It is his opinion that taking a balanced approach to fitness is what will lead you to your goals. Steve believes in six key elements to achieve this balance: train hard, eat well, minimize your stress, sleep like a baby, breathe, and optimize your quality of movement. When these elements are consistently combined with a positive attitude, the resulting lifestyle will be one of uninhibited health and happiness

Aug 4 2016

Fernanda Rivera

Fernanda Rivera

Fernanda Rivera

City Vista

Fernanda was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, where she studied and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Law before moving to Washington, DC. Fernanda has always been athletic, participating in a variety of sports growing up, but ultimately fell in love with rock climbing. For her, climbing has had a great impact on her personal life and professional career, influencing her workouts and proving to her that with enough dedication, anyone is capable of a pull up.

Fernanda is a certified personal trainer with the NSCA, and holds certifications in Spinning, Pink Gloves Boxing, Pilates Reformer, RIP and TRX. Additionally, Fernanda received a Master’s degree in Sports Management from George Washington University, allowing her to develop strategic and innovative thinking around the business side of fitness, along with continuing to develop her knowledge and experience base. She believes in functional training and making sure that the body works properly before loading it with an intense training program. While Fernanda believes mobility is important, she believes that diversity and variety are the spice of life (and training!), and incorporates a diverse range of exercises in her daily sessions. You can expect to see Kettle Bells, rowing, handstands, plyometrics and more in her training and her clients’ training!

Aug 2 2016

Steven Savage

Steven Savage

Steven Savage

City Vista

Steven has a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University. He is a certified personal trainer through ACSM and hold a certification in TRX suspension training. His passion for exercise grew through playing sports in his youth. Steven enjoys working with all different kinds of people as long as they have a set goal and are motivated in working toward achieving that goal.

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  • Thursday12/24: 7am –2pm
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  • Thursday 12/31: 7am – 5pm
  • Friday 1/1: 7am – 7pm

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  • Thursday12/24: 5am – 3pm
  • Friday 12/25: CLOSED
  • Saturday 12/26: 7am – 7pm
  • Thursday 12/31: 5am – 7pm
  • Friday 1/1: 7am – 9pm

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  • Friday 12/25: CLOSED
  • Thursday 12/31: 5am – 7pm
  • Friday 1/1: 7am – 9pm

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Vida Fitness
City Vista 45 K Street, NW Washington D.C. 20001
(202) 289-8432 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

City Vista

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Phone: (202) 289-8432

$ 45 K Street, NW Washington D.C. 20001
Vida Fitness
Metropole 1517 15th Street, NW Washington D.C. 20005
(202) 588-5559 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Metropole

Phone: (202) 588-5559

$ 1517 15th Street, NW Washington D.C. 20005

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
Renaissance Hotel 999 9th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington D.C. 20001
(202) 742-1940 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Renaissance Hotel

Phone: (202) 742-1940

$ 999 9th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington D.C. 20001

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:30am – 10:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 6:00 am – 10:00pm

Vida Fitness
U Street 1612 U Street, NW Washington D.C. 20009
(202) 939-2577 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

U Street

Phone: (202) 939-2577

$ 1612 U Street, NW Washington D.C. 20009

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
Verizon 601 F Street, NW Washington D.C. 20004
(202) 393-8432 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Verizon

Phone: (202) 393-8432

$ 601 F Street, NW Washington D.C. 20004

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
The Yards 1212 4th Street, SE Washington D.C, 20003
(202) 554-0444 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

The Yards

Phone: (202) 554-0444

$ 1212 4th Street, SE Washington D.C, 20003

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm