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Katie Guffey, owner 

Katie and her family moved to the Charleston area from Hawaii in 2016. Recently her husband switched from an active duty Navy career to a local civilian job and together they purchased their first house. Katie is very excited to be laying down roots after life as a military spouse! Katie has two boys and a girl. 

Katie has participated in stroller fitness classes for 5 years since her oldest was a baby and she has been instructing fitness classes for a little over 2 years. She is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor. 

Personally, Katie really enjoys running and strength-based workouts! 

Katie’s passion is to encourage moms in their fitness journey as well to provide a community of support. She is very excited to be taking on the role of owner and leading Fit Mommy Charleston as well as continuing to instruct workouts that are fun and creative. 

An interesting fact about Katie is that she has traveled to Japan twice!

Katie Guffey


Marisa and her family moved here two years ago due to her active duty Air Force husband being stationed in Charleston. Marisa has two boys and two girls. Marisa has been instructing fitness classes for 4 years and is certified in spin and group fitness.  For our members, Marisa enjoys challenging and inspiring them to do their best! Personally, Marisa really enjoys spin classes! A fun fact about Marisa is that she enjoys traveling and she and her husband collect magnets from each state they make it to. So far they have made it to 23! 


Melanie and her family moved to the Charleston area in 2017. She likes to tell people they moved here for the sunshine and the ability to be outside all year round! Melanie is a mom to two boys and is expecting a baby girl in November. 

Melanie has been instructing fitness classes for 6 years and her certifications include: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, pre and postnatal Fitness, and a Youth Fitness Training Specialty. 

Personally, she enjoys cardio and HIIT workouts best! 

For our members Melanie loves making workouts fun and functional for every fitness level, while always delivering a good sweat! 

An interesting fact about Melanie is that she is also a certified a postpartum doula. She loves supporting growing families!