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100 AWESOME People in the DC Fitness Community Part 5

100 AWESOME People in the DC Fitness Community Part 5

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 8:41am

Andrea (left, yello shirt) and Lauren from Lava Barre. Image courtesy Andrea, via Instagram. 

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Thanks to everyone that made 2015 Active Life DC's best year yet. Welcome to part 5 of 5 highlighting 100 people that made valuable contributions to ALDC throughout the year (the list is not in any particular order). 

We would also like to thank our readers for making Washington DC the fittest city in the country and for taking the time to check us out. Please let us know if there is anything you would like to see more or less of!

On to the list!

 

Contributor, Tom Mathis

Tom is a co-founder of Get Fit Starter Inc, a local startup that focuses on helping folks get started on their fitness journey. Check out one of his blog posts on Winter Strength Training for Cyclists.

 

Contributor, Erin Masterson

Erin is the President of the NOVA running club. Check out this post for some helpful hints on running with your dog.

Running with a Dog

"Sela runnin" by Flickr user Nate Bolt. License

 

Anne Mahlum 

Anne is the founder of [solidcore], which now has three locations in the District, three in NOVA, and two opening in Maryland soon. Read this interview with Anne from way back in the day when [solidcore] was just getting started.

 

Luis Pantoja, BJJ Instructor

Luis is a Brazilian Jiu jitsu black belt and leads Yamasaki DC

 

Deanna Jefferson

Deanna is a DC area personal trainer and is one of the instructors for the popular Nike Bootcamp class on Monday nights.


Deanna Jefferson teaches a class at the Nike Store in Georgetown. Read our Featured Trainer interview with Deanna.

 

Greg Souders, BJJ Instructor

Greg is the founder and head instructor of Lineage BJJ, located in Rockville, MD.


Greg Souders (right) advises students in a Brazilian jiu jitsu class.

 

David Magida

David is an elite Spartan racer and owns Elevate Interval Fitness on 14th Street. Try Elevate at no cost for a week. 

Elevate Interval Fitness's David Magida

David Magida assists class members at Elevate Interval Fitness's 14th St. location.

Mariska Breland

Mariska is the founder of Fuse Pilates. Fuse has locations near DuPont Circle and 14th Street and introduced the Fuse Ladder this year. 

 

Pete Leibman

Pete is a DC area personal trainer and fitness instructor. Sign up for his Better Body webinar on January 13th! it is FREE, but spaces are limited.

 

Coach G

Join Coach G for his popular Sweat DC class on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 

 

Guro Ekrann

Guro just launched the Washington DC focused fitness blog, IN FIT COMPANY. Check it out and keep an eye out for her articles on ALDC!

 

Ariel Bright 

Ariel is a Washington DC based personal trainer. Try out one of her bootcamp classes for FREE.


 

Rose Physical Therapy Athlete of the Month: Andrea Ferry

Andrea (left, yello shirt) and Lauren from Lava Barre. Image courtesy Andrea, via Instagram

 

 

 

 


We lift to get strong. Also, lifting looks bad-ass.

 

 

Feature Yogi Lauren Jacobs of mbodhi yoga

Lauren Jacobs of mbodhi yoga.

 

 


Check out parts one through four!