I am a very committed and motivated health and fitness professional whose philosophy is to assist, educate and inspire people to live a healthy, sustainable, holistic lifestyle. Through personal experience I can empathize with my client’s fitness battles therefore I am in the advantaged position to have proven strategies to overcome emotional, psychological, and physical barriers.
I am Co- owner/ Operator of Crossfit MDI. I am a graduated culinary chef with a B.A degree in Culinary Buisness Management and an AS degree in applied sciences . I have been a chef since I was 16 and an official Crossfitter since 2013. I fell In love with working out when I saw the transformation, determination and drive that fueled my husband to lose over 130lbs.
I began CrossFit in the summer of 2012 and since have become extremely passionate about the sport. I built a passion to work with individuals to better prepare themselves for competition, both at the local and regional level. Programming, mechanics and competition preparedness are his specialties and he hopes to pursue a continued side-career with this. It brings him great joy to assist his clients and members with PR’s and continued success.
Amanda “Yogi” Chemel has been a certified yoga instructor for the past two years, and has been practicing yoga for the past seven years. She first tried yoga as an enlisted junior sailor in the U.S. Navy as a way to workout with minimal available space. She instantly fell in love with yoga and continued to study the practice, from traditional Eastern practices to modern Western adaptations and has a true passion to share the benefits of yoga to everyone possible.