Nicole Manriquez, a Greenville native, has worked at Pivotal since the doors opened in 2005. Nicole obtained a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography from Columbia College. She worked as a professional dancer and performed along the east coast for over 10 years. Her extensive dance background led her to a career in fitness. While residing in New York City, Nicole decided to expand her knowledge of fitness and became certified in Group Fitness and Pilates. She taught both dance and fitness in NYC and along the S.C coast for several years. Upon her return to Greenville to begin a family she expanded her repertoire to include Pilates Reformer and Exo Chair as well as Yoga.
Nicole believes that a body was made to move! And “keeping it moving keeps one’s body and heart, healthy and happy!” Nicole hopes that you “feel the love” in every one of her classes. She would love to have you in class and will help you tremendously on your wellness journey.
Jessie Marie Riggs is our September Spotlight Instructor. She was born in Houston, Texas and moved to Greenville in 1997. She joined Pivotal in 2006 and began working out and lost over 80 pounds. She then got certified as a group fitness instructor and has been teaching a variety of classes ever since, including Cardiosculpt, Core, Cycle, HIIT camp and more. She is 38 years old, married to a great guy and has 5 wonderful children. She loves helping others reach their fitness goals. She wants everyone to know that “Being fit is not easy but it’s worth it”???? Come find Jessie Marie on the schedule and let her help you on your fitness journey.
Jennifer “JD” Davis is our spotlight group fitness instructor for August. JD has been leading members at Pivotal Fitness since October of 2010! She was born and raised right here in Greenville and only spent a short 8 years of her life in Florida. Fitness is a priority in her life and that passion has been growing since playing sports in high school. In 1997 she obtained her Group Fitness Instructor certification and began teaching at various health clubs and gyms here in Greenville and Sarasota. She has been going strong for over 20 years and has gone on to get certified in many other formats such as cycling, kickboxing, Personal Training and Pilates. JD believes that lifting weights is truly the fountain of youth and she would LOVE to help you learn correct form and find fun in fitness. You can find JD at Pivotal almost every evening of the week. Grab a schedule and come see why she is our first Spotlight instructor!!! She will welcome you and help you on your journey.