A POUND ICON is a master trainer, as well as an ambassador of our brand, our beliefs, and our mission. They travel the world as an extension of POUND to elevate our united beat, one POUND Pro at a time. They are the educators, the rebels, the humble and electric. With different life and career experiences, personalities and uniqueness, they are the true representation of our BRAND. Let them inspire you, let them MOVE you.


San Francisco-based ICON, Michelle Opperman, is an accomplished professional dancer most commonly known for the variety of classes she teaches. Michelle continues to follow her passion for more knowledge in the fields of fitness, nutrition, and the power of the mind. It is her mission to help empower others to make positive changes for themselves to live their dream life. She lives to inspire people and hopes to do this for all who cross her path.

If you could live in any TV home, what would it be?
Full House.

If you could have dinner with anyone from history, who would it be?
Albert Einstein.

What’s a great book you’ve read recently?
The Art of Living by Epictetus.

What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?
Left my career as a professional dancer in NYC to move to Hawaii so I could get a little uncomfortable and figure out what I wanted my next path to look like.

If you could choose your own rockstar nickname, what would it be?
Pinky Love.

What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?
Give my beautiful boyfriend a kiss!

What’s something you never leave home without?
A hat.

What’s one thing you’re certain of?
We have the power to create anything we focus on.

Who’s your favorite rockstar (actual or figurative) and why?
Tony Robbins! He’s a rockstar to me!

What superpower would you most like to have?

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