Matt Vahey is a native of Chester County, PA. Matt is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), 200-hour yoga teacher through OM Yoga, and a Titleist Performance Golf specialist. Matt is also certified and active with the exercise philosophy known as the functional movement screen (FMS). After helping build a fitness company for the past 16 years, Matt is excited to shift his same focus and professional efforts towards building VIDA Performance, LLC. Matt is a master coach at VIDA Performance as well the founder. He works closely with corporate CEO’s, Presidents and HR directors in consulting and implementing health and wellness programs.
Michelle is known for accommodating every fitness level and helping people feel successful with whatever they are doing. As your fitness coach, Michelle will take your health and wellness personally, working alongside you to help you achieve all your fitness goals.
Michelle was born and raised in Guatemala. Her passion for music and dance began at the age of three with gymnastics. She has a degree in culinary arts and nutrition from Johnson and Whales University. Her education helps her educate and share her passion for incorporating easy and healthy meals into your lifestyle.
Michelle believes that a combination of a clean diet and exercise is key for a healthier lifestyle. Michelle is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, she is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher, AFFA aqua fitness teacher and Total Resistance exercise (TRX) certified trainer.
Kerry Lundmark was a four time award-winning scholar athlete from Penn State University, as a gymnast. She graduated with distinction majoring in Nutrition with a minor in Exercise and Sports Science. Kerry received her Masters in Education from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and taught Middle and Elementary school students for four years before starting a family. She comes to us as a certified, experienced instructor in Pilates, Yoga, and Balanced Athlete. Kerry and her husband, Steve reside in Downingtown with their four children.
Wendy’s passion for fitness began in 1998 in Leesburg, Virginia as a Personal Trainer. She continued to inspire and motivate clients when she moved to West Chester, PA in 2002. Certified with NASM as a Certified Personal Trainer, Wendy holds a certificate in MMA and she is a TRX Core member. Wendy challenges members while coaching TRX classes at the West Chester Area YMCA. She also coached 6 seasons of Girls on the run and now works as a Branch Coordinator for Girls On The Run and STRIDE at the West Chester Area YMCA where she recruits coaches for all West Chester Area School District and private elementary and middle schools. Wendy’s positive, fun and can-do attitude inspires her friends, family, kids, coworkers and clients every day!
Director of Fitness Operations
Charles developed a passion for fitness and health in high school while wrestling for Delaware Military Academy. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology/Fitness Development. Charles is a Certified Personal Trainer with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. He is also a Certified Balanced Athlete Instructor and Functional Movement Screen Certified. He resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his family.
Jenny brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from over 25 years in the fitness industry. As a Certified Personal Trainer and a TRX Suspension Trainer Instructor, she prides herself on understanding client’s wellness needs and challenges and caters their program to ensure both their short and long-term goals are achieved. Jenny has many years of experience in leading indoor cycling classes and boot camp classes for both small and large groups. She delivers a heart-pumping, strength-building workout in a fun environment with music and energy that inspires the beginner to the advanced exercisers.
Jenny lives in West Chester, PA with her husband and two children. When she is not training clients or teaching classes, she is an avid runner and enjoys entertaining friends and family, skiing and travel.
Certifications Include: AFAA-CPT, TRX Instructor, Reebok Indoor Cycling, SCW Weight Management, NETA Kettlebell, American Red Cross CPR Instructor.
Danielle Hopko was born and raised in Wilmington, DE, and is a certified TRX Group Instructor. The importance of athletics and fitness was instilled in her at an early age. As a result, fitness has always been a cornerstone throughout her life. She uses her adventurous and social nature to energize and inspire those around her. Her passion is challenging herself and others to reach their fitness goals. She has competed in numerous races. 5K's to Marathons, and a range of triathlon distances, including 3 half IRONMAN's and 1 full IRONMAN. At the end of the day it’s all about Fitness, Fun & Friends.
Amanda graduated from the University of Delaware in 2006, with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Athletic Training. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and has been a board certified athletic trainer for the past 10 years working with a Division II University. Amanda is an avid runner and triathlete with an extensive racing history. She has completed numerous races of all distances, including 5 full IRONMAN's, 6 half IRONMAN's and the 2014 Boston Marathon. Her passion is helping others live a healthy lifestyle.
Cassie is Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) through Empowered Yoga. She also is a 500 hour RYT through Sadie Nardini. Over the past 15 years, Cassie has taken many workshops and continuing education classes with Rolf Gates, Shiva Rae, Seane Corn and David Nichtern to name a few. Cassie says, “Knowing that I am able to provide my students with the same "escape" from daily life is what I love and is the most rewarding part of teaching.”
Cassie is grateful to share her love for yoga and life with those around her. Her attitude on the mat is the same in her everyday life: show up, bring it, and drop the story, the resistance, and just move. Cassie’s classes are high energy and challenging, with emphasis on linking breath with movement while flowing to a fun soundtrack! Come ready to breath, sweat, and flow if you plan on taking one of her energetic classes!
Beth holds a BA and BS from the University of Delaware and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Group Personal Training Specialist. She is also an experienced yoga teacher, having taught thousands of classes to people of all ages. She is certified in Silver & Fit, Silver Sneakers, BOOM, TRX, Kettlebell, & Barre. Beth began her study of yoga, movement, and modifications as a teenager. She honors every person’s unique abilities and believes that through commitment and effort each of us will discover our best self.