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Meet the Team

Meet the driving force behind our fitness success. Get to know the dedicated individuals shaping your journey

Frederick Griffith

Founder & CEO

Frederick was born and raised in New Orleans, starting in fitness as a kickboxing instructor. He is a certified ACE Personal Trainer and Health Coach specializing in senior health. Through Anew Fitness, he has built an organization to improve his community through health and fitness. Frederick has become a recognized community leader in senior exercise and senior care. He aims to make Anew Fitness a lasting resource for all seniors everywhere.


JoLanca LaSalle


Born and raised in New Orleans, Jolanca is an ISSA-certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach. She is skilled in showing seniors how functional movements can increase their well-being physically and mentally. Working with seniors at Anew Fitness has ignited a flame that continues to burn, and she brings excitement, expertise, and passion to each fitness class she leads.

Amanda High


Amanda was born and raised in Ohio but moved to New Orleans three years ago to get a taste of a new environment! Fitness has been a part of my life for some time now. She trained in Crossfit and even Krav Maga self-defense for five years. She has been a lifeguard for five years and teaches some of our water aerobics classes at the pool! I am also NasmCPT certified and ready to train individuals looking to change their lives productively! 

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Kelley Nelson


Originally from Chicago, Kelley discovered her passion for working with seniors as an Activity Director in a care facility. After moving to New Orleans, she became a certified kids' yoga instructor and earned her 200-hour certification as a Registered Yoga Instructor (RYT). She holds Restorative Yoga and Chair Yoga certifications and has found a way to combine her passions for senior care and yoga by joining Anew Fitness.


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