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.

Rita Mitri

Born and raised in Lebanon, Rita Mitri is also a Lebanese actress and producer. She is renowned for her Fun Fitness events and Master Classes all over Lebanon and also for her appearances on entertaining live TV shows and interviews. It is there that she reveals the life changing POWER of POUND and how it has made a positive difference to the world and to the inspiring community of active instructors and fitness enthusiasts that she has been building for the past 7 years. She considers sharing knowledge, energy, and her experience with her participants to be a gift of growth, and the human connection, her Life Goal.

What are your 3 earliest memories in life?

At 3 years old, I saw a black worm in the shape of a ring on the wall. I actually put my index finger through it, thinking it was an actual ring! It moved and ever since then, I’ve had scoleciphobia (fear of worms)

Riding on my grandpa’s shoulders among the sheep near the hen house  🙂
Avocado morning cocktails with dad before preschool

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

Pio, a miraculous stigmatist, and mystic Italian priest, now venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.

What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done? 

Doing the honeymoon before the wedding, then eventually returning the ring :p

If you could your own Rockstar nickname, what would it be?


What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?

Turn your challenges into opportunities

What activity do you do that makes you feel most like yourself?  

Are you kidding!? POUND is me unleashing Myself!

What makes you feel supported? 

My Mother

What’s something you never leave home without? 

My rosary

What’s one thing you’re certain of? 

What’s meant to be is meant to be

How do you show your love for others? 

By showing them their abilities and strength

Who’s your favorite rockstar (actual or figurative) and why? 

Randa the 65 year old Grandma / Harley Davidson biker attending my weekly class since 2017 as well as the 16 year old teen rebel, both fighting stress with magic sticks! They are the loudest example of POUND IS FOR ANY AGE ANY STAGE

What superpower would you most like to have? 


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