Carissa has been shaping the fitness industry for six years, with a dedicated four years of teaching cycling. Her outgoing, compassionate, and loyal personality shines through in her classes. Carissa’s classes are all about creating an inviting, high-energy atmosphere filled with positivity. She aims for her riders to leave the class feeling like an elevated version of themselves, with a fresh perspective on life that extends beyond the studio. For Carissa, it’s not just a workout; it’s a form of self-care that nurtures the mind, body, and soul.

Beyond her fitness achievements, Carissa takes immense pride in her journey within the fitness industry, where she has worn many hats, collaborated with top talent, and found a chosen family across various cities. She’s equally proud to be a military wife (GO NAVY!) and a loving mom to a two-year-old who has enriched her life in countless ways. Carissa’s bucket list includes exploring the world with her family outside North America. She expresses deep love and gratitude for the VERVE Studios team and community and is excited to be part of the studio’s growth and magical journey.

Join Carissa in her VERVE CYCLE classes for an unforgettable fitness experience that will leave you feeling motivated, empowered, and ready to conquer the world.

HOMETOWN: El Paso, Texas

FAVORITE CONCERT: Swedish House Mafia concert at EDC Las Vegas in 2011

FAVORITE MOVE ON THE BIKE: Her favorite moves on the bike include “Around the World” and out-of-the-saddle runs.

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