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Melissa Allen, Personal Trainer and Owner of Optimum Condition

Melissa Allen, BS, CPT, CES
Head Trainer and Owner

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Specialties:
• Rehabilitative Exercise for special health conditions – joint replacements, auto-immune disease, stroke, osteoporosis
• Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
• Myofascial Release (MR)
• Kinesiotaping
• Balance, mobility and stability work
• Program design and consulting

Education/ Certifications:
• B.S. degree in Biological Science, graduating Magna Cum Laude Christian Heritage College
• American Council on Exercise Nationally Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT)
• American Council on Exercise Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist (ACE-AHFS)
• National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
• Certified Rock Tape Functional Movement Taping (FMT-Basic)
• Certified Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Provider (SASTM)
• Certified CPR and AED Healthcare Provider
• American-Style Kickboxing 1st degree Black Belt
• Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Purple Belt
• Sports Nutrition Certificate
• Egoscue Posture, Pain & Performance Certificate
• Former Emergency Medical Technician

Professional organizations:
• IDEA Health & Fitness Association
• National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
• American Council on Exercise (ACE)
• San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

Published Work and Weekly Columns:
• San Diego Woman Magazine
• Living Better Magazine
• East County Gazette
• East County News
• Presidio Sentinel
• East County Californian
• Alpine Sun
• Hillcrest News
• Del Mar Times
• Solana Beach Sun
• Update

Volunteer Work:
• Senior Olympics 2014 – organized and hosted fitness segment of games
• Rehab United Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Center
• Various non-profit fund raisers and charity events throughout the San Diego area

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Our Mission
To empower people through fitness, education, and coaching.