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 and TRX by Tribe Team Training and completed the Tracy Anderson Method Trainer Program and Technogym Trainer Certification. In addition to teaching fitness classes around The Hamptons, Marissa was an Obe Fitness Trainer from October 2022 - June of 2023 so you can still take her Sculpt and Dance workouts on Obefitness.com.
Born and raised on the island of Guam, Marissa has danced and cheered for the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers (5 seasons) and the World Series of Pro Boxing’s L.A. Matadors (2 seasons). 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, and most recently with Ryan Seacrest, Margaret Josephs, Dina Goldentayer, Amy Rosenblum, and social influencers such as @downtownchicmoms, @strollerinthecity, @kavitachanne, and @hamptonsmoms to name a few.
Marissa moved to Southampton from Los Angeles, CA and has taught Exhale barre, hot yoga sculpt, Tracy Anderson Method, and Tribe Team Training (functional fitness and TRX) all around the Hamptons. She is the former Wellness Director and Master Trainer of Topping Rose House and currently the Hampton's only Technogym Ambassador. Her innovative SCULPT classes have soared in popularity amongst the local and visiting Hamptonites, boasting the only year round, sold out fitness classes in The Hamptons for the last couple of years! Marissa has hosted numerous pop up wellness events at Carbon38, Face Gym, Gotham Gym, Love Shack Fancy, and private residences which included her signature Sculpt workout, healthy refreshments and special wellness activations such as facials, lymphatic drainage massage, neuromuscular bodywork and other wellness treatments.
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.