Group Fitness Instructors

We do not take your trust in us lightly.  NLF Instructors are certified by several fitness organizations which are nationally and internationally recognized in the fitness industry. We stay up to date and improve our knowledge and skills by attending annual conferences and workshops that provide us with new tools and the latest research on the safest and most efficient exercises and methods to help you achieve your goals.

alex anderson

Alex Anderson

In 2009, upon returning to the United States after teaching English in Spain, I chose to explore career opportunities directly related to my passion for fitness and theater… [read more]

barbara bandeira

Barbara Bandeira

With over 15 years of experience as a Fitness Group Instructor and extensive knowledge in core and strength training. I have been involved in sports and fitness from an early age and trained and raced in numerous competitions always placing in the top three… [read more]

chris crabbe

Chris Crabbe

I’m originally from Northern Virginia, and moved to Richmond in 2000 after graduating from college. I attended Mary Washington College where I played baseball for the Eagles which is one of the top Division III programs in the country… [read more]

jorge figueiredo

Jorge Figueiredo

I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where my love of sports and exercise developed at a young age. I was very fortunate to have a fit and active family, and I was exposed to a little bit of everything.  I moved to the United States at age 15, and attended high school at J.R. Tucker, where I played varsity soccer… [read more]