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    Authentic: Michelle Vahey

    Michelle Vahey is all smiles while training clients at her fitness studio, VIDA Performance. “It’s all about technique and learning how to move and breathe,” she says as she describes her coaching methodology. She lives out her vision passionately and can’t hide the fulfillment she receives from teaching wellness as a lifestyle.


    As a gymnast and dancer, movement has always been a cornerstone of her life. Michelle grew up in Guatemala and later graduated from Johnson and Wales. While there, she met her husband Matt, a native of the Kennett Square area. They continued to develop their knowledge and experience in health and fitness as they raised their three boys. When Michelle taught her first fitness class, she realized her true calling. She and Matt decided to share their 20+ years of experience in the fitness industry with the community.

    They’ve dedicated the past few years to build their thriving fitness studio, VIDA Performance. Michelle became an IIN Health Coach in order to help her clients achieve even greater results. “Health coaching isn’t just about nutrition,” she says. “It means pursuing a lifestyle of balance in relationships, spirituality, career, and food.” Most recently, Michelle was inspired to offer her health coaching as a virtual experience. Now anyone in the world can access her 21-Day Transformation Challenge.

    “It’s all about technique and learning how to move and breathe,”

    As a result of making VIDA Performance a safe and welcoming space, Michelle and Matt have formed a strong community around the very definition of their fitness studio’s name “vida” which means “life” in Spanish. Along with their team of dedicated coaches, they inspire clients to find strength and vitality and encourage them as they turn their dreams into reality. In addition to health coaching, VIDA Performance offers a wide variety of life-changing services including corporate and in-home fitness, fitness assessments, and functional circuit classes centered around TRX and movement and the first class is always free!

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