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Anacapa Fitness is an outdoor fitness company serving Ventura County California. We are all about "Getting you outdoors and in the fresh air." We run our workouts in local parks, beaches and come to our clients homes. We believe that exercise is medicine for your mind, body and spirit. We help guide our clients to achieve a healthy lifestyle change through clean eating nutritional plans, motivating fitness, accountability and building relationships. Our goal is always to help you reach yours. Call today for a free consultation 1.805.201.2390
Vanessa Garcia is a NASM CPT (National Academy of Sports and Medicine) Certified personal trainer, she carries advanced certifications in nutrition, fat loss, weight management and youth personal training. Vanessa is a Metabolic Effect personal and group exercise trainer, a professional dance instructor, holds a B.A in Liberal studies with a concentration in dance education and has also been in the dance industry for over 13 years.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California Vanessa’s passion for fitness stemmed from her 13 years in the Dance Industry as a professionally trained Dancer. Ballet, Jazz, Salsa and Hip hop are among some of her favorite forms and styles she trained in. Her career began when she joined a small dance company in Los Angeles, California. She performed on stage and choreographed hip hop dance routines.
Vanessa’s passion moved into college at beautiful California State University, Channel Islands. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Dance Education. She went on to teaching Dance professionally in studios to children and adults from ages 5 and up to 60. Dance recitals and private sessions for clients training for professional fitness competitions always excited her. Vanessa loved every minute of it and then she decided to switch things up a bit.
Vanessa, her husband and their dog decided to embark on a new adventure that would change her life forever. They packed up and moved across the country on complete faith to Winston Salem, North Carolina. Vanessa’s expertise in dance landed her a job teaching for Wake Forest University. She also was introduced to Metabolic Effect (ME) the holistic lifestyle fitness company. She decided to get her feet wet in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and life coach. Vanessa decided to become a NASM certified personal trainer and an ME certified personal and group exercise trainer. She fell in love with helping clients make long lasting lifestyle changes and helping them achieve ultimate health and wellness.
After training clients 6 days a week and helping transform many lives, she found her calling and decided to move back to the beach in sunny beautiful Ventura County California to start her outdoor fitness company, Anacapa Fitness. Vanessa trains clients outdoors in the fresh air, in the privacy of their own home as well as online through online fitness training, nutrition, mindset and lifestyle coaching programs. She loves building long lasting relationships and is always thrilled in being apart of helping to uplift, motivate, educate, coach, guide and help bring the best out of everyone she encounters to not only becoming a happier, healthier, fitter them but to help move them forward, realize all of the greatness that lives inside of them, so they impact more of the world with it.