Chanel is a Duquesne University graduate with undergraduate studies in Communications and graduate studies in Marketing. Personal Training, Resistance Band, Sports Conditioning, Sports Nutrition and Running Specialist certification provided by International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA). Master Personal Training, Sports Nutrition, Cycling, Yoga Level 1 and 2, and Holistic Health Consultant certification provided by American Aerobic Association (AAAI) and International Sports Medicine Association (ISMA). Personal Training, along with a CPR and AED certification from the American Heart Association. Women’s Circle Facilitator certification provided by the Global Sisterhood. Master Level Reiki Practitioner and certified in Aromatouch technique.
As the owner of Sound Body Solutions, I take great pride in helping others change their lifestyle and achieve their goals. This transformation begins when the desire to change is greater than the desire to stay the same.
As a national level competitor in bodybuilding, figure and
pageantry, some of my career highlights include:
- International UjENA Fitness Body Challenge Image Award, Puerto Vallarta
- 1st Runner-up Mid Atlantic Cover Model Search, UjENA Pageant
- Miss Ethnic World titleholder
- Ms. Pittsburgh titleholder
- 1st place and best posing award, ANBC National USA Bodybuilding Competition
- Overall winner and best posing award, ANBC Pennsylvania Classic Bodybuilding
- 2nd place, First Lady Fitness Championship
Health & Fitness Experience
- Health and Wellness Coach, Retro Fitness
- Health and Wellness Coach, Cultural Development Center
- Health and Wellness Coach, World Gym, Bowie, MD
- Health and Wellness Coach, The Center, Washington, DC
- Facility Instructor, Paramount Athletic Club, Pittsburgh,
- Aerobics Instructor, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Event Coordinator for the Musclemania Nation's Capitol
Bodybuilding and Fitness America Pageant
- Assisted with the coordination and execution of a series of Bodybuilding Competition Seminars designed to focus on pre-contest nutrition consulting,
judging criteria, and posing tips etc.
Other accomplishments include: numerous theatre performances,
several industrial films, and promotional work with Dove Beauty, Cover
Girl Makeup and Pantene Hair Care.