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Alexis“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... Do the thing you think you cannot do.”
~Eleanor Roosevelt

With more than 30 years in the HEALTH and FITNESS Profession and going STRONG! ...actually, STRONGER than EVER and LOVIN' every single minute of it!!! ​Growing up as a competitive gymnast, dancer, cheerleader and member of the FSU Golden Girl Dance TEAM...with a BS Degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University, she went on to further pursue her education as a health and fitness professional in receiving her license as a Massage Therapist. Alexis is proud to be a member of the first graduating class of CORE Institute of Massage Therapy in Tallahassee, FL.

Alexis’ passion is to help others feel good about them, both inside and out. She’s been in this business for many years, and every day brings new experiences and new challenges. Alexis feels very lucky to absolutely love what she does, coaching others towards being their BEST! Working with recreational as well as competitive athletes, of all ages, helping them reach their goals, be it health and fitness, nutritional or gaining the competitive edge,  ALL is truly rewarding for her.

Reaching out to the Tallahassee community and beyond, Alexis has enjoyed volunteering many hours through organizing and/or participating in health fairs, SUPERCLASSES, Fit Kids fitness programs and MORE for the following organizations - Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children's Home Society, Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and ALS Association.  She has also served as a Leon County School volunteer - mentoring at Riley and Oak Ridge Elementary Schools. Currently, Alexis loves being a Big Sis to her little brother through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend.

On top of what she does day in and day out, Alexis’ pride and joy is her 25-year old son Carlos, a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA where he was a starting forward for the men's soccer team. Alexis has conquered four Tough Mudders, a Spartan Super Race, and has now completed three - 100 Mile Ride for Hope Century rides, still with more adventure races to come.​

Athletic Accomplishments:

  • The LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon  2001
  • Walt Disney World Marathon 2005
  • Seaside Half Marathon 2006
  • The LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon 2006
  • ING New York City Marathon 2007
  • MS Mud Run 2010 (Jacksonville, FL)
  • MS Mud Run 2011 (Jacksonville, FL)
  • 2013/2014/2015 The Ride for Hope - Century
  • Tough Mudder 2011 (Tampa, FL)
  • Tough Mudder 2013 (Palatka, FL)
  • Tough Mudder 2013 (Central FL)
  • Tough Mudder 2015 (Gulf Coast)
  • 2011 Abandoned Fields Adventure Race 
    (Tom Brown Park, Tallahassee, FL)
  • MS Muck Ruckus 2012 (Jacksonville, FL)
  • 2012 Abandoned Fields Adventure Race 
    (Tom Brown Park, Tallahassee, FL)
  • 2014 / 2015 Red Hills Triathlon
  • 2014 TOUGHMAN HALF Alabama - 70.3
  • 2016 for Ride for Hope

Community Outreach / National Outreach:

  • Walk to Defeat ALS - The ALS Association​
  • American Heart Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend​
  • The Durkin IMPACT Foundation
  • Leon County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy 26
  • Leon County Sheriff's Office Spouse's Academy VI
  • Leon County Schools Volunteer / Mentor
  • Tallahassee Turkey Trot - Fundraising Committee
  • Wounded Warriors

Certifications & Specialties:

  • B.S. Exercise Science
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • AFAA Group Exercise Instructor
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
  • Certified Schwinn Indoor Cycling Coach
  • Licensed Massage Therapist: MA11193
  • Active Isolated Stretching-The Mattes Method (AIS) Therapist (Advanced)
  • M.E.L.T Method (MELT) Instructor ® 
  • CPR / First Aid / AED Certified