MEET ORANGETHEORY FITNESS HEAD COACH NELITA VILLEZON
Raised in Los Angeles, CA, a multi-ethnic model and fitness professional who began her career as a child of a martial artist trained under her father. Nelita is the daughter of Erwin Villezon, a Filipino martial artist student under Dan Inasanto. She is trained in Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, Eskrima, Tae Kwon Do, Wushu, Northern Shaolin, as well as other disciplines. With her extensive training background, she was able to compete in the Southwestern Regional Stick Championship and earned a medal in the U.S. Open and the Junior Olympics.
She has trained, coached and managed at some of the top gyms in Los Angeles such as Equinox, UFC Gym, Crunch, 24 Hour Fitness and now is the head coach of Orangetheory Fitness Dubai. Her experience has led her to become a personal trainer for the Sony Music Group where she has trained celebrities as Becky G., Sophia Black, and Karrueche Tran. In addition to the fitness aspect of her career, she is also classically trained in the world of dance. Her training includes: Classical Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Belly Dance, Hip-Hop and she is licensed in Zumba Fitness. You can follow Nelita on Instagram @nelita_v