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VIDA Blog

Sep 24 2020

Michaela Brown-Jones

Michaela Brown-Jones

Michaela Brown-Jones

Logan Circle

Michaela has been a personal trainer for over 15 years. Her specialties include functional training and mobility activities, which makes her well-suited for fitness-seekers of all types. As one of VIDA’s Group Fitness Managers, Michaela brings expertise from a wide spectrum of training styles and methods.

Michaela is a former Division 1 field hockey athlete and many would say that she brings a competitive spirit to training sessions. A coach and teacher by nature, clients can expect to be pushed beyond their limitations, while being nurtured.

Sep 24 2020

Dave Rice

Dave Rice

Dave Rice

Logan Circle

David Rice is a certified personal trainer with the Natioanal Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He has an avid interest in athletic activities, playing baseball and football while attending school. It was during his conditioning phase to prepare for football that he was introduced to the weight room. It was love at first lift. With over 35 years experience with weight training, cardiovascular fitness and more recently yoga, his job as a personal trainer is to share the experience and knowledge he has acquired over the years to help his clients build a healthy and strong body. Sessions are tailor made to each individual’s fitness level and goals. He believes that a healthy body means a better quality of life.

Feb 11 2020

Sarah Mong

Sarah Mong

Sarah Mong

Logan Circle

Sarah discovered her passion for health and fitness at a young age through sport and exercise. In her free time she trains and competes as an Olympic Weightlifter. She is also an avid snowboarder and has been instructing others for almost a decade. What she enjoys most is sharing her passions with others by coaching and teaching them, which is what led her to personal training. Sarah earned her BS in Kinesiology from Penn State and emphasizes a science-based approach to strength training and conditioning. She is currently working towards becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA to provide performance training for sport and resistance exercise. Sarah focuses on creating individualized programs, incorporating compound movements to develop functional and overall strength for a healthy life.

Jul 30 2019

Ahmed Zalat

Ahmed Zalat

Ahmed Zalat

Logan Circle

Ahmed is a certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), known by his clients as “Z-beast”.

After practicing law for 10 years Ahmed decided to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a personal trainer. Ahmed has been active since he was a child, playing competitive soccer and handball in high school, and now enjoys swimming, running outdoors, tennis, horseback riding, and kickboxing.

Ahmed has a client-centered approach to fitness, and believes that no matter what your goal is, it is achievable. All human bodies are different, and Ahmed focuses on tailoring his coaching based on the individual needs and limits of his clients. He focuses on helping clients become the best version of themselves, providing the knowledge, motivation and support.

Jul 8 2019

Tim Russell

Tim Russell

Tim Russell

Logan Circle

Tim is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Growing up sports were always a huge part of his life. Always staying active, he played a wide variety of them with baseball being his number one. Tim was first introduced to weightlifting while playing high school baseball. Since then, weightlifting has been an outlet to help him balance a healthy life both mentally and physically. Three years ago, he turned his passion into a career after moving from Chicago to DC. Although, Tim has a knack for building and shaping aesthetics, he also values the importance of working out safely and effectively through having a full range of motion, strong core and proper form. He is here to motivate, inspire, and get you results while enjoying a wide range of dynamic workout routines. Tim encourages everyone to “Think strong, Be strong!” in all aspects of life.

Jan 24 2019

Nick Kripowicz

Nick Kripowicz

Nick Kripowicz

Logan Circle

Nick specializes in creating highly individual and responsive training that will not only suite the goals of clients, but their preferences as well. With a background in combat sports and Olympic weightlifting, he is a firm believer in ensuring clients get results through an easy-to-understand process. Nick believes that individual progress is the key to fitness, encouraging clients to make small improvements every day. Nick specializes is training for sports, resistance & metabolic conditioning, and developing all three aspects of strength: physical, mental, and emotional. No matter what your goal Nick emphasizes two things: effort and execution.

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.

Jun 13 2018

Ali Umar

Ali Umar

Ali Umar

Logan Circle

Ali is a fitness professional with over 10 years of experience dedicated to helping people reach their health and fitness goals. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is well-versed in a variety of training methodologies. Ali’s other certifications include Corrective Exercise Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and TRX Suspension Training Level 1. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Istanbul Bilgi University in Turkey and a Master’s in business from Coventry University in the UK. Ali is an expert in creating customized, intelligent and motivational programs for all levels. He loves educating people while training, whether you’re a professional athlete trying to perform better, a sedentary office employee who wants to have a beach body, a mom-to-be wants to prepare for a healthier pregnancy or an active individual that needs post-surgery rehab. Regardless of your goals, you’ll be in good hands!

Jul 22 2016

Paula Ocampo

Paula Ocampo

Paula Ocampo

Logan Circle

Paula graduated from college in 2010 with a degree in Sports Science and an emphasis in Health. Since then, she has worked with diverse populations in therapeutic settings as well as fitness and sports. Her experience ranges from individuals with special health conditions and disorders to performance athletes of all ages. Paula holds certifications in Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning Coaching and Inclusive Fitness Training, as well as qualifications for TRX Suspension Training and TRX Functional Training.

Whether you’re looking to reduce pain, become active, feel or perform better, and regardless of your fitness level or physical condition, Paula will help you become a better version of yourself!

Jun 15 2015

Raul Carrion

Raul Carrion

Raul Carrion

Gallery Place

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.

Jun 3 2015

Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts

Logan Circle

Dave Roberts specializes in coaching functional movements that provide real life adaptations. Beyond the basic squat, pull and pressing mechanics, he also has 7 years experience teaching Olympic Weightlifting and Gymnastics skills. Current certifications include Crossfit Level 1, Crossfit Olympic Weightlifting, Crossfit Powerlifting and Crossfit Gymnastics. A former D-1 soccer player, Dave has also competed several Crossfit competitions including qualification for the Central East Regionals in 2011. He graduated with a B.S. in economics from the University of Delaware and earned his Master’s in economics from Boston University.

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Vida Fitness
City Vista 45 K Street, NW Washington D.C. 20001
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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