Marissa Ivana is a former professional dancer with over 20 years of dance and fitness experience. She holds certifications in Barre by Exhale, Hot YogaSculpt by Corepower Yoga, Functional Fitness by Tribe Team Training and completed the Tracy Anderson Method Trainer Program.
Born and raised on the island of Guam, Marissa has danced and cheered for the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers (5 years) and the World Series of Pro Boxing’s L.A. Matadors (2 years). Marissa also danced internationally with Latin Entertainment Company Habana Sweet (5 years) and toured with the original Ubisoft Dance Crew (2 years) launching the Just Dance series and other interactive video games. She has danced for celebrities including Rihanna, Katy Perry, Rick Ross, Jamie Foxx, Soulja Boy and many more, as well as performed alongside the world's best DJs at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas. In addition to her dance career, Marissa has been training private clients all over the world since she was a teenager.
Marissa moved to Southampton from Los Angeles, CA and has taught barre, hot yoga sculpt, and Tribe Team Training (functional fitness) around the Hamptons. She is currently the Wellness Director at Topping Rose House, a luxury boutique hotel in Bridgehampton. When she is not teaching classes or training private clients, she is getting her workout on as a full time mom to 2 very energetic toddlers!
Growing stronger, healthier and happier with the local community is Marissa’s primary focus. She is committed to enhancing the overall well-being of everyone she meets, on the mat and beyond.