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Director of Fitness and Wellness

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Danielle Fryer’s trio passions are mindfulness, fitness and nutrition. Her vocations are neurobiomechanical physical training and food science! She walks the walk as a qualified healthcare professional, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Dietitian & Certified Sports Specialist in Dietetics. Combining her dietetic profession with her national credentials as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer and Yoga teacher, sets her apart!


To share what I know about movement and food science with understanding and fun!


A University of Alabama graduate, Danielle’s top notch sports nutrition and strength & conditioning credentials qualify her to work with a range of individuals from the untrained body to the professional and collegiate athlete and sports teams. There are UNDER 900 certified sports specialists in dietetics CSSD® in the USA. Additionally, Danielle is a certified strength and conditioning specialist CSCS®; a professional who applies scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. She conducts sport and lifestyle specific testing sessions that engage both neurological and physical mechanics. She designs and implements safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition, quality rehabilitation, and injury prevention. Recognizing that this area of expertise is separate and distinct!


  • USA gymnastics 1980-1995
  • Bodybuilding 1996-present
  • Fitness America Competitor 1999-2004
  • Triathlons 2005
  • Cycling Tours 2006-2010
  • Women’s Flat Track Pro Roller Derby 2010-2013
  • GOTrek cycling team 2017-2018


Since 2001, Danielle has served in her field as an entrepreneur, visionary and leader. Her free spirit and passion for holistic healthcare, landed her leadership roles across the nation. Career highlights include: Outpatient Nutrition Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA. (2001-2003), Founder of Metamorphosis Fitness & Nutrition Studio, New Jersey (2004-2014). Corporate Director of Health & Fitness at Foster Wheeler, Inc., New Jersey. (2006-2014). Director of  Fitness & Wellness Director of Enchantment Resort, Sedona, AZ (2014-2016). Fitness Adventure Retreat Facilitator at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA (2016-2018)Founder of the first outpatient nutrition clinic in Etowah County; Gadsden, Al. (2016-2018). Strength and conditioning coach & sports dietitian for Zee’s gymnastics at ACE of Gadsden, Al. (2016-2018). Health & Fitness Columnist for The Gadsden Times (since 2016). Danielle accepted an epic position in June 2018 as Director of Health & Fitness at The Country Club at DC Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ (June 2018).


Today, Danielle lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Danielle enjoys strength training and yoga, most days of the week. Her favorite cardio workouts include: long dog walks, road cycling, hiking, kayaking, SUP, and roller skating. Her hobbies include seeking fun experiences, continuing education, painting, journaling, singing, playing guitar, camping and thrift store shopping.


“Danielle has the ability to take an idea and turn it into an event that literally changes people’s lives. She moved here to Alabama and rebooted her business to fit the needs of the community we live in. It was more than likely done with never ending energy and a smile. She has a warm, open, and gracious spirit. Her classes are varied from HIKOGA at Noccalula Falls to Smart Cart Grocery Tours at PUBLIX. She gets everyone, even their pets, involved in a healthy sustainable and active lifestyle. Her teachings take place all over Etowah County, Alabama and beyond. She has a large online presence that showcases both the beautiful area that we live in and how we can benefit from mindfulness. Danielle’s social media brims with gorgeous photos of our community. She is both encouraging and empowering. It seems she never rests when it comes to reinventing exciting ways to compliment her craft. Her community focus benefits others as they learn how to maintain a healthy, fit way of life.  We are so blessed to count her among us!”

~Sheree Meuller, Rainbow City, Al

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