Who We Are

N-Flux is fitness that matters. 

We are a community that meaningfully engages with the world. We train here to "get out there."

Fitness is about what you can do — for yourself and in the service of others.

What We Do

Traverse our environment efficiently
Maintain full range of motion throughout our bodies
Lift heavy objects safely
Defend ourselves and our loved ones



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. 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.