Our Promise

Bodymass believes in the power of making people feel good. Part of feeling good is improving your health & fitness, and our team at Bodymass is committed to creating quality services that are backed by science and will help you reach your goals as quickly and safely as possible. Unlike many fitness studios that specialize in one offering and force you to fit their model, we take a comprehensive approach to fitness by integrating strength training, nutrition coaching, physical therapy and composition testing to create personalized programs that are built to fit your unique needs. It doesn’t matter if you are young, old, hurt, healthy, experienced or a complete beginner – we believe that you belong at Bodymass and our team can help you successfully reach your goals.


Virginia Kinkel

Growing up as a competitive gymnast in Central Mass, Virginia’s passion for fitness began at an early age and eventually lead to a BS degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland. Freshman year of college she began her now 15 year career in fitness. With a foundation in small group fitness, nutrition, advanced exercise physiology and systematic programming she & Kris decided to combine all they’ve learned and open Bodymass in 2016. Virginia brings energy, passion and hands-on coaching to all her clients, which range from competitive athletes, postpartum women, and lifestyle clients focusing on body composition. Her goal in 2020 is to step on stage as an NPC Bikini Competitor after competing in the figure division since 2012. Outside of the gym Virginia takes Improv acting classes, enjoys learning phrases in various languages and likes to hike with Kris & Flex.


Kris Petersen

Kris has been in the DC area for over a decade, but is originally from Northbridge, MA. While he graduated from University of Connecticut with a degree in Marketing, Kris quickly found a passion for fitness and began pursuing a career with training. His wide range of clientele include collegiate level athletes, physique competitors and those recovering from injury. With over 10 years of experience in training, Kris founded Bodymass with Virginia in 2016. His goal was to combine his knowledge of strength & conditioning, functional fitness, nutrition, and exercise physiology testing under one roof for all members. Beyond Bodymass, Kris likes to try new restaurants and travel. This year Kris’ goal is to focus on his personal nutrition habits and continue healing and train legs twice a week pain-free.

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Public parking garage, both men’s and women’s locker rooms, a lounge area, turf training space, weight room, and cardio area.

2000 15th St N Arlington, VA 22201

Washington DC

2833 Georgia Ave NW Washington, DC 22201

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