MEET OUR TEAM

Heather Firmin

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     Owner & Trainer

Heather Firmin, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer is the proud owner of Real Fit, LLC. She has spent more than 6 years helping individuals set and achieve their fitness goals. Heather is also certified in Piloxing®, Pound®, PiYo® Live!, P90X® Live! and Piloxing® Knock Out. She is currently teaching group exercise classes and individual personal training sessions at her new studio in Broussard. Heather has taught group fitness classes at Dynamic Health Club in New Iberia, The Fit Room in Lafayette, as well as through her own personal training business, Your Best Body, LLC. Most recently, she has created and launched an online fitness program, called Daily Hustle.

Heather is a native of New Iberia and currently resides in Youngsville with her husband and two children. In her time away from Real Fit, Heather can be found curled up with a good book or movie.

“Nothing is real if you don’t believe in who you are.” – Rocky

Nicci Tolentino

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                Trainer

Nicci Tolentino is a recent Arizona transplant with a passion for fitness! Nicci loves being active and takes delight in helping others do the same.

While earning her bachelors degree from Arizona State University, Nicci facilitated cheer camps around the state and coached competitive cheer and dance teams in Chandler, Arizona. Upon moving to Louisiana in 2014, Nicci began teaching group fitness classes at The Fit Room and realized her pride in helping members achieve greater strength, superior endurance and enhanced confidence. Nicci is an AFAA certified group fitness instructor and holds specialized certifications in Pound, Piloxing and PiYO.

When she’s not teaching at Real Fit, Nicci enjoys keeping up with her son, Jackson (4), staying active with her husband, Chris, and running with their black lab, Rocco.

Michelle Pousson

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Michelle Pousson, born and raised in Iota, Louisiana has a strong passion for life, love and fitness. It was here at Real Fit where Michelle began her journey in 2011 to become healthier and stronger. She surpassed goals set for herself in record time! And, she didn’t stop there. In April of 2015 Michelle came aboard the Real Fit team as a trainer. She leads classes twice a week at our evening boot camp in Iota as well as our morning classes.

She is a certified POUND Pro and is currently studying for her Primary Group Certification through AFAA.

Michelle is employed full-time as the office manager for Select Physical Therapy. When she isn’t training for races, such as Tough Mudder, she can be found in her shop designing and creating unique wood crafts via her company Heart & Soul Creations by Michelle.

Sandy Estilette

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Sandy loves exercise and helping others achieve what they think is impossible.
With 16 years of experience in Karate, she is a 3rd degree black belt in American Shotakan and holds a yellow belt in Jeet Ku Do, Kali and some Muay Tai.
Sandy also has 12 years of experience teaching Cardio Kickboxing, Karate, and Self-Defense. She has also taught heavy bag classes, proper technique in punching and kicking heavy bags.
In addition to holding an AFAA certification in Personal Training, she is also certified in multiple formats, including P90X, KettleBell Amp’d, Turbo Kick, and Pound. Sandy is hopeful to soon add Core de Force to her certifications.
When she isn’t teaching these classes, she can most likely be found doing! Sandy enjoys working out with heavy punching bags, indoor cycling, and barre classes.
Sandy lives in Lafayette with her husband of 45 years. She has one daughter, one grandson, and a golden retriever named Mr. Bentley.