FORMER NFL CHEERLEADER, PROFESSIONAL DANCER AND FITNESS MODEL
Malia Makaila is a New York City based fitness coach and personal trainer. Malia has always been heavily involved in the fitness community and began her journey as a fitness coach in 2018. Growing up both an avid athlete and dancer, she has extensive knowledge in both high-intensity and low intensity workouts. Malia is a former NFL cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles and graduated from the University of the Arts Philadelphia with her BFA in dance in May 2016. In March 2020, Malia started her own fitness business named Movement by Malia. After being furloughed from the pilates studio due to COVID19. She coaches daily at home workouts to a large community of clients and stresses to live a healthy lifestyle. She welcomes all ages, all sizes and there is absolutely no discrimination. Malia is big on growing a community of people who are positive and comfortable in the environment. Some key factors Malia does to keep her community feeling good is before the start of class Malia asks a client to take a minute and share anything they are thinking, feeling or just to say hello. In the first couple months of her virtual workouts, Malia hosted two donation based classes and raised over $2500 with the help of her community to support The Conscious Kid and Philabundance organizations. Philabundance is the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley. The Conscious Kid is an education, research, and policy organization dedicated to equality and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth.
2018-2020 FOUNDING NYC SOLIDCORE COACH / 2020-CURRENT MOVEMENT BY MALIA COACH
Malia was a founding New York City Solidcore coach for the Chelsea location. Her job, as a coach, was to coach the workout to each client in the room, format her own workout routine given a certain muscle focus, and personally get to know each and every one of her clients to build a community. Malia was the first ever New York City Solidcore coach to be named Coach of the Month. ``As a coach, getting to know my clients was very special to me. I want to know their goals and intentions with each workout.” - Malia