Lea Manzi Collar Co-Owner | Certified Instructor

Lea began practicing the art of Ballet at the age of 4. Her passion for dance and fitness carried her through high school and college where she trained and danced competitively for 15+ years. As her ballet years came to an end, her love for fitness carried on and led her to acquire several instructor certifications including C_Method© Barre and POUND®. As founder and co-owner of LIVFiT + REFUEL, Lea strives to offer motivating and creative studio classes for all levels and abilities.

Lea currently resides in North Andover, Ma with her husband and two children.


Sera Manzi Co-Owner | Certified Instructor

Sera currently resides in Haverhill, MA with her boyfriend and daughter. She trained and practiced ballet for 14 years, and later went on to obtain several instructor certifications including C_Method© Barre, C_Method© Fusion and POUND®.

As founder and co-owner of LIVFiT + REFUEL Sera enjoys adding innovative flow and structure to her classes, as well as maintaining a fun and energetic feel.


Kelly Lewis | Certified Yoga Sculpt Instructor

Melissa Bistany | Certified Instructor

Melissa began her dance training at the age of 10 and has competed locally and nationally winning multiple titles including: American Dance Awards “Dancer of the Year”. She has also won many single, yearlong and national scholarships at conventions such as Jump, New York City Dance Alliance and West Coast Dance Explosion. Melissa also performed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and is certified in dance teachers training by the Dance Teachers’ Club of Boston.

Melissa is certified in C_Method© Barre and POUND® and has participated in dance teachers training by the Dance Teachers Club of Boston. Along with being a dancer, Melissa has also studied Martial arts for 5 years and obtained her black belt. This has helped her bring strength and conditioning into her fitness classes.

Michael Manzi Co-Owner | Marketing and Studio Manager

Michael is fromHaverhill Massachusetts and is the youngest of three siblings. He acquired his business degree at Westfield State University and started his finance career at Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group. Michael's hobbies include basketball, running and spending time with his nieces and nephew.

As founder and co-owner of LIVFiT+ Refuel, Michael serves as the studios marketing director and office manager.