N2SHAPE offers comprehensive fitness programs for improved health, weight loss, injury recovery, and increased sports performance. We work with all ages, shapes, and sizes. Our goal is your goal – we design workouts to meet your needs. Our services are offered throughout Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area. You can train in our studio, at home or work, and even virtually. Our certified professional trainers provide nutrition coaching, corporate wellness programs, Pilates and yoga classes, injury rehabilitation, active aging programs, and senior fitness. We love what we do because we know it makes a difference to people like you. At N2SHAPE you are not just our clients, you’re our friends!
When she founded N2SHAPE in 1994, Ellen Yates never imagined that the company would become her life’s purpose. Fitness is Ellen’s passion, and she’s created a business that lets her teach people to embrace healthy lifestyles and have fun doing it. Ellen and the great team of personal trainers and specialty instructors she’s assembled have helped hundreds of people lose weight, achieve fitness goals, recover from injuries, and improve their health.
President & Founder
To escape a stressful job as a graphic designer in New Jersey, Isabelle (Izzy) « fell under the spell » of yoga in 1998. In 2000, she completed her first 200-hour yoga training in a Sivananda yoga school in Freehold, NJ. She has continued teaching yoga and earned many additional yoga qualifications along the way.