- CLEVELAND PARK’S NEIGHBORHOOD GYM
- 3525 CONNECTICUT AVE NW WASHINGTON, DC 20008
- Monday - Thursday 6AM - 10PM Friday 6AM - 9PM
- Saturday - Sunday 8AM - 7PM
Melissa is a Master Personal Trainer with over 8 years experience in many areas of the health and fitness industry. In 2006 she received a B.S. in Kinesiology, with a major in Exercise Science and a minor in Exercise Leadership. After graduation, Melissa worked briefly with physical therapy, cardiorespiratory rehab, and pulmonary rehab. These internships sparked a further interest in the science behind physical activity, encouraging a higher education in her field. In 2011, Melissa graduated from James Madison University with a M.S. in Exercise Physiology.
As the Personal Training Director at City Fitness Gym, Melissa offers multiple services backed by education and experience. She believes that anyone can reach his or her goals with the right trainer, motivation, accountability, and a custom designed plan. Melissa is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, a TRX Suspension Trainer, and a Health and Fitness Lifestyle Coach.
Melissa stays fit and active as she strives to be a role model within the fitness industry and the community. She enjoys running, weight training, Muay Thai, Pole Fitness, Bikram Yoga, outdoor sports, and competes with the National Physique Committee.