Welcome to AbbyMerritt.com!
Abby Merritt's Bio:
Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness/Dance/Zumba Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Nutrition Coach
A professional dancer and choreographer by training, Abby Merritt has had more than 25 years of dance, fitness, personal training, health, and nutrition experience. She attended and received a full dance scholarship to Chapman University while also graduating from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Psychology with her graduate honors research concentrating on Clinical and Behavioral Neuroscience. Abby is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). She is also a licensed ZUMBA Fitness Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Nutrition Coach, and is CPR/AED Certified.
Abby truly takes pride in motivating others to achieve their goals. Abby’s style of training is one that focuses on positive reinforcement, encouragement, and a holistic approach to health. Abby’s high level of magnetic energy is what makes her workouts entertaining, attention grabbing, and FUN! Regardless of the fitness level of her clients, Abby is able to personally customize and design a program that will fit their experience and personal goals to help them achieve overall health and well-being.
Athletic Training, Barre Workouts, Bodybuilding, Core Training, Dancer and Gymnast Specialty Training, Diet and Nutrition, Fat Loss, Fitness Assessment and Education, Flexibility, Group Exercise, Lifestyle Coaching, Mind-Body Fitness, Strength Training, Toning and General Fitness, Weight Loss, Wellness Coaching, Women's Fitness
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Certified Yoga Instructor (200h)
Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (CPFT)
National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
Licensed ZUMBA Fitness Group Fitness/ Dance Instructor
Helping Hands of Orange County
Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary, Ballroom (Salsa, Cha-Cha, Tango, Swing) and Tap Dance
Dance Instructor & Choreographer
Abby Merritt's Experience:
Owner/CEO; Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness/Dance/Zumba Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Nutrition Coach at Abby Merritt FitnessPresent | Boise, ID
Abby Merritt's Education:
Arizona State UniversityBachelor of Science (B.S.)Concentration: PsychologyActivities: Areas of Specialization: Clinical and Behavioral Neuroscience with honors Honors Research: Department of Psychology, Psychopharmacology Lab Research Adviser: Dr. Janet Neisewander
Chapman UniversityBachelor of Arts (BA)Concentration: Dance ; Business Marketing Management and Communications
Abby Merritt's Interests & Activities:
Yoga, Ballet. Dancing, Fitness, Nutrition, Cross-fit, Photography, Art, Philosophy, Reading, Eco-Sustainability, Technology, Innovation, and the pure beauty of simplicity. Certifications: *Adobe Creative Suites- Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Dreamweaver CC, Lightroom, Etc. Adobe * Six Sigma- Green Belt; Aventa * Six Sigma-IASSC