Melissa Eck has been working in the health and fitness industry for nearly 20 years. She received an undergraduate degree in Physical Education with a Health Endorsement from Radford University in Virginia. In addition, Melissa obtained her Masters in Health and Fitness Management from American University where she specialized in nutrition and completed an internship with a certified dietician and weight loss clinic.
Melissa started out in the corporate wellness field conducting fitness assessments, personal training and wellness education seminars. She worked her way up from entry-level positions to managing corporate facilities while she earned her Masters.
Melissa is a Certified Nutrition Specialist through Lifestyle Management. She believes in the importance of nutrition education in conjunction with physical education and whole-heartedly embraces the belief in sound nutrition as a vital part of a healthy lifestyle.
Melissa is currently enrolled in the prestigious Body Arts and Science International Mat Teacher Training (BASI) Program, where she is studying Pilates and learning critical methods for implementing core exercises into every client’s exercise program.
Melissa believes in remaining a perpetual student of the fitness industry, always seeking to learn new and improved methods to help her clients achieve their maximum wellness potential.
Melissa has two children and identifies with the demands of juggling motherhood, work and wellness. She is passionate about the need for mothers to care for their own wellness in order to be the best parent they can be. She works hard to identify with each client’s needs and preferences, and delights in their joy as she helps them to reach their own wellness goals.
Personal Training Locations
Sterling, Herndon, Reston, Great Falls
Lifestyle Management Certified Nutrition Specialist, Functional Aging Specialist, Senior Fitness and Wellness, BASI Pilates, Exercise Program Design