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Foundation Fitness' local owners

Amy and Donnie Tinsley have dedicated their careers to helping and encouraging others of all ages. Since childhood both have been actively involved in dance, sports and martial arts. 

Amy Tinsley

Amy started dancing at the age of 3 and added sports at the age of 4. It has been a lifelong decision to continue with her fitness choices. Amy attended East Carolina University as a dance major and owns the local dance studio, The Dance Company of Hertford. The studio offers classes in: ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop. 


Amy is also ISSA Certified trainer specializing in Corrective Exercise and Exercise Therapy and a certified Yoga Instructor. 

Donnie Tinsley

Donnie started learning about fitness as a teenager and it has become a lifelong journey of continuing education.  He is currently an Elite Trainer with ISSA and has a specializations in strength and conditioning, bodybuilding and fitness nutrition. When not training people to be healthier at Foundation Fitness he teaches martial arts (MMA, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and Taekwondo) at either of the martial art academies in Hertford or Elizabeth City.  

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