About Us

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Alexis Perkins
Alexis Perkins is the Founder and Creative Director of Chair One Fitness. She has always had a passion for fitness, television production, dancing, and public speaking. 
As a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Norfolk State University she went on to work at CBS affiliate WTKR News Channel 3 and became co-producer and lead instructor for the 30min television program Fuzion Fitness and Body By Alexis.
Alexis made a huge impact in the fitness world teaching Zumba Fitness internationally and coordinating the LOVE Fest; which became the largest dance fitness event in Hampton Roads Virginia attracting people from all over the United States.
All these paths in conjunction with her close relationship with her grandmother and teaching seniors for years led her to the creation of the nationally accredited program Chair One Fitness. Chair One Fitness not only offers fitness instructors longevity in this field but is also a blessing to all who take the class, overcome physical limitations, and stay active.
It is clear that Alexis is a woman who wears many hats. Her love of fitness and desire to help enrich others shines through in every endeavor.

Our Mission

To go beyond boundaries created by perceived limitations enabling everyone to stay active mentally and physically; no matter their age and ability.

Pre-Approved Content by: 


National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (8 CEUs)


National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (8 Hours)



National Academy of Sports Medicine

(8 CEUs)



Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (8 CEUs)



National Certification Council for Dementia Practitioners (8 CEUs)


New Zealand Society of Diversional and Recreational Therapy (8 CEUs)


Canadian Fitness Professional, Inc. (4 CEUs)

What is Chair One Fitness?

Chair One Fitness is a comprehensive chair exercise program designed for individuals who have complications standing during a fitness regimen. This includes senior citizens, people with balance deficits, injuries, disabilities, or suffering from obesity. It is designed to keep individuals mobile to ensure they remain progressive in daily function and/or recovery. This program was designed to deliver a fun interactive workout that uplifts people while providing a total body workout.