Chris Torres is the owner and master trainer at N-Flux. Chris has 14 years experience teaching martial arts and has taught hundreds of students over the course of his career. He earned his Krav Maga black belt in 2005 and his double black belt in the Fit to Fight Defensive Options system in 2017. Chris studied Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, wrestling, boxing, and other combat sports in an effort to become more well-rounded in the field and became the 2011 World Kickboxing Association Lightweight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) World Champion. Chris views fitness as a necessary component for thriving in your environment and strives to create atmospheres that encourage perpetual development. Chris believes firmly that Neil deGrasse Tyson is a national treasure and American hero.
Colleen Daly is the Director of Operations & Marketing at N-Flux. Colleen is a Fit To Fight certified instructor and green belt. She competes in Jiu Jitsu and is training for her first MMA tournament. Colleen believes in making fitness inclusive and wholistically formative. She conducted research with Renee Engeln in the Body and Media Lab at Northwestern University on how body disparaging language affects the psychological well-being of fitness participants. As such, she is dedicated to integrating functional and positive language into her practice. Colleen is a die-hard Tar Heel and can be found picking fights with Duke fans across DC.
Kathryn Angstadt is the Chief of Staff at N-Flux. Kathryn is a Fit To Fight certified instructor and a green belt. Kathryn believes in “the offensive mindset” —cultivating mental and physical resiliency by identifying personal limits and pushing past them in every training. She is known throughout the studio as the "Ginga Ninja" and is interested in tactical shooting.