Coaches

Meet The Coaches

Our coaches have a variety of skills they bring to the team.  Leading fitness classes using a mix of calisthenics, plyometrics, cardiovascular, and endurance training. We believe that getting in the best shape of your life is based on outstanding nutrition composed of good whole foods, high-quality supplementation, and consistent active lifestyle. Your results is our reputation.

 

Moraima Buonafede

Originally from Montreal, Canada.  I started training in the art of dancing and training at the age of 16, in different divisions that were in high demand for musicals, corporate conventions, and the film industry.

  • Mambo & On 1 & On 2 Salsa
  • Brazilian Samba & Ballroom
  • Hip Hop & Jazz

At the age 20, I started touring professionally throughout Canada dancing in musicals, music videos & several movies. After graduating college with a degree in Multimedia & Graphic Design I was granted an opportunity as hostess for a Canadian National Television show.

Moving to the USA in 2006 I began touring and performing internationally grabbing the attention of dance enthusiasts worldwide. In 2010 I fell in love with Zumba after stepping in a class at a local gym and later on decided to get certified so I could teach however, life had other plans due to 2 car accidents, I gained and unwanted 30lbs after many unsuccessful attempts to lose the weight I found a coach and mentor that changed everything for me, today I help others to recuperate their self-esteem and get back in the best shape ever.

 

 

 

Melissa McElroy

 

Melissa McElroy originally from Tampa, FL.  Since a young age I played various sports, However Soccer was my true passion. As an adult, I got seriously interested in fitness and nutrition about 3 years ago when I realized I needed to make a change in my life. Shortly after I started getting more involved in nutrition, I realized I had a lot more to learn and how I was developing an extreme love to help others get in the best shape of their lives through great nutrition.

Educating myself and keeping an open mind I began studying how nutrition combined with calisthenics, plyometrics, and endurance training can help anyone meet their fitness goals.

 

 

Gisselle Rodriguez 

I love to teach Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! And is one of the most effective cardiovascular exercises today, Zumba I love working with others and love to dance.  I started dancing at a young age, being from Cuban and Puerto Rican parents.  I am skilled in swing dancing, belly dancing, Zumba, and some hip hop. Dancing is a passion of mine and I love building lasting relationships with my clients.

While dancing is my passion, Here at Elite Fitness By Nutrition I have come to learn how much we can impact others and help them achieve life changing results.

 

 

 

Delorian Santana

 

I love working with others and love to dance.  I started dancing at a young age, being from Cuban and Puerto Rican parents.  I am skilled in swing dancing, belly dancing, salsa, zumba, and some hip hop too. Dancing is a passion of mine and I love building lasting relationships with my clients.  While dancing is my passion it is a great way to get your exercise in while having fun.            

 

 

 

Jermaine Campbell

 

I love to teach FitDance, my passion for dancing developed after training and competing in a ProAm Ballroom competition, I knew this was for me, later when I started with my own Herbalife journey successfully gained an additional 10lbs of lean muscle, decrease my Body Fat by 10%.

I meet other dancers here at Elite Fitness By Nutrition and I absorbed everything that was taught to me, I knew I wanted to share the stage with my predecessors and inspire others to do the same all while getting in the best shape of their lives. FitDance is a passion of mine and I love building lasting relationships with my clients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal Camacho

Hello there, I'm glad you stopped by. My journey begins as I was invited to Elite by a stranger in a random parking lot, I would have never imagined that night was going to lead to such an amazing experience. I took that invitation and came to one of the group classes here at Elite Fitness by Nutrition and shortly after I started my Herbalife program and lost an amazing 45lbs, toned my body and got my energy through the roof.

I fell in love with Zumba and the amazing vibe that we have here. I love working with people and helping others, as an assistant instructor I wanted to be a part of this and give back to our newcomers as once it was given to me. Come can check us out!

 

Jenny Blackburn

I have been in love with Zumba since I discovered it in 2010! I grew up in Northeastern Ohio where I spent much of my childhood studying dance, theater, and music. I participated as a cheerleader, dance team member, gymnast, Music/Theater/Dance major at Universities in Ohio and Central Florida.

I moved to the Sunshine State as a teenager to work as a performer for the Walt Disney World company. After spending many years working in entertainment, I fell in love and had my beautiful son Noah. My weight and appearance became the very last of my responsibilities! Before I knew it, I was 75 lbs overweight and had no clue where to begin to find myself again.
Zumba didn't show up in my life for a few more years. I became a group fitness gym rat and took every class on the schedule EXCEPT Zumba! There was a little part of me that didn't want to feel the pressures of my former life. So, I avoided it. A good friend asked me to sub her Zumba class for 6 weeks while she was on maternity leave. In my best attempt to be professional, I signed up for Basic 1 training so I can get certified.
I walked into the training, the lights went down, the Instructor stood on the stage, the music went UP and I was paralyzed in amazement! My two worlds of fitness and entertainment had just gotten married and had their own little baby! My friend yelled "Jenny! MOVE!!!" And the rest is history! Now I'm a part of this amazing Elite Fitness By Nutrition family and I'm truly grateful to be able to make a positive impact in my student's lives