Vanessa Carlson received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in May 2011 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. She is also a licensed Massage Therapist (NCTBMB) and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
Vanessa and her husband Reidar moved to S.C in February of 2013 and here is where their love affair with 9Round began. Both became members immediately at the Taylors location and became owners of 9Round Simpsonville in April 2014.
Vanessa's love of fitness began in high school during her experience playing basketball and competing in Pole Vault. Vanessa's passion continued to grow during her studies at Temple University as she was a part of the Crew Team and taught numerous of group exercise classes (Pilates, Spin, Core & Strengthening) throughout her 4 yrs there. After graduating Temple, Vanessa continued her expansion of health and wellness at the Massage Academy followed by her graduate studies at the University of Scranton.
Something Vanessa always tries to remember, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel." ~Maya Angelou