Micaela is a wife and mother of 2 with a love for an active and happy lifestyle! She played sports as a kid and up through high school, and then sometime in her mid 20’s became inspired to get involved in the fitness industry. Micaela began her journey as a Group Fitness Instructor in 1994. “I truly enjoy helping and motivating people to achieve their fitness goals. And it inspires me to always be the best coach/leader I can be” Over the years Micaela has coached in many clubs throughout Ocean and Monmouth Counties. She enjoys instructing Aerobics, Step, Kickboxing, Spinning, Power Flex, Bosu and Yoga.
Micaela is certified through AFAA, AAAI, SPINNING, BODYART International Level II Instructor. AFAA examiner for certifications in Primary Aerobics and Kickboxing and a teacher for students taking their W.I.T.S. Certification in Aerobics held at Ocean County College. It is her 22nd year in this industry. Micaela also has a love and passion for Martials Arts and has logged in over 10 years in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (currently a purple belt) and Muay Thai Kickboxing. She trains and studies the arts with her husband Bill and together run BJJ Shore Academy in Point Pleasant. There she instructs Kickboxing, Yoga and Kids Jiu-Jitsu classes. She started at The Lift Gym in 2013 and interned under both Matt and Kathy Jennings.
“Remember…we have more strength in our bodies than we know what to do with!”