Megan Merchant

Albuquerque, NM 87107

Best known for engaging first-time movers, watch your dance and fitness barriers evaporate when you begin your journey with Megan. With a background in Dance (BA) and Physical Education (MS) from UNM, Stress Management Cert from UCF, and ACE HC/FNS/GFI credentials, Megan Merchant is well-known for her 17 years of spreading health, fitness, and dance to older adults, expectant and new parents, and collegiate students in the Southwest. "The best of life is in the precious experiences of every day, every moment, and every movement."

Verified Cert/Training
IDEA Author/Presenter

About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, BA in Dance, University of New Mexico
  • Master's Degree, Physical Education, University of New Mexico

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Health Coach
Expires: Dec 31, 2019
ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: Aug 31, 2019
ACE - Fitness Nutrition Specialist Program - 2.5 CECs
LaBlast - LaBlast Foundations
AFAA - Primary Group Exercise Certification
Expires: Jun 08, 2018

CPR Certified

AHA-Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Expires: Oct 31, 2016

AED Certified

AHA-Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Expires: Oct 31, 2016

Liability Insurance

  • Philadelphia Insurance

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Outstanding MS Physical Education Graduate Award Recipient, 2003
  • Physical Education Graduate Research Grant Recipient, 2003
  • UNM Dance Scholarship Recipient, 2000 - 2002
  • Outstanding Senior in Theater & Dance Award Recipient, 2002
  • Board Member, UNM Dance Scholarship Committee, 2011
  • "Most Likely to Win the Nobel Peace Prize", LaBlast Fitness 2016

Languages Spoken




12 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Georgie Wilson on Jul 03, 2016

    Megan is very knowledgeable in all things health and fitness related and has several certifications in these areas but it is her heart and soul that makes her such an inspiration. What a treasure!

  • by Ivy Blasset on Jul 02, 2016

    I met Megan for the first time at the LaBlast convention in Miami June 2016, where she lead a LaBlast workout. She was also one of my amazing roommates. Megan is a true leader and very creative with her workouts. She is kind and cares about others and their well being. She is an excellent LaBlast Master trainer.

  • by Chris Sulzener on Jul 02, 2016

    i recently met Megan at the LaBlast Convention in Miami. She is a Master Trainer for LaBlast Fitness. Megan is a compassionate person who immediately makes you feel comfortable. She was always willing to assist with any help we needed or to answer questions. The passion Megan has for dance and fitness is what we need in a LEADER!

  • by Annie Hill on Jul 02, 2016

    Megan is a fantastic leader and master trainer for LaBlast fitness. She inspires people with her knowledge and wants you to succeed. She is kind and very easy to talk to with any questions or concerns in the fitness profession.

  • by Laura Johnson on Jun 29, 2016

    Megan is a true fitness professional. She stays on top of her game thru training and continued education. Her ability to instruct and connect with everyone regardless of their physical ability is outstanding!

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