Welcome to the CrossFit SoFlow Family

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Fitness and Health has been a big part of the owners life , and SoFlow is a dream come to build a community that empowers people and guides them into a healthy lifestyle.

We cut no corners in building the best facility in Fort Lauderdale and having a top quality coaching staff.

Our Training Program

We Believe that the training program is one of the most important parts of fitness.

in order to get stronger, improve cardiovascular function, and get fit overall it is important to follow a well planned program.

At CrossFit SoFlow we follow Mayhem’s affiliate program which is an industry leader in fitness.

This way our members can rest assured that we will get them fit while keeping their body healthy.

About Us


Shay Nissim



Sports have always been a big part of Shay’s life. He was the captain of his soccer team from the age of 13 until he finished serving in the Israeli army at 21.


After he served in the army – he moved to the US in pursuit of his entrepreneurial dream. Starting and owning several successful businesses from health products to real estate, shay found his true passion in health and fitness along the way.


When he turned 35 he discovered CrossFit. Because of his soccer background, he grew to love the competitive nature and push that CrossFit gave him. You can catch him competing in anything from soccer field, to a daily WOD and even the to ping pong table in the gyms office.


He loves being around people and fitness while sharing his life experience and motivating others to be the best version of themselves and in turn, CrossFit So Flow was born.


Outside of the gym – he loves spending time at the beach with his wife, Sarah and his boys, Benjamin and Adam!


Brian Varela

Brian is a CF Level 2 trainer, and has been doing CrossFit for nearly 8 years. He loves to dance and is always seen busting a move on the gym floor. Brian was a lululemon ambassador for Fort Lauderdale, who’s work was centered around LGBTQ+ athletes in the sport of CrossFit.

Jeanine Foster

‘Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart’

To describe Coach Jeanine in one word is to inspire. Originally from New Jersey, she has been coaching CrossFit for 5 years and has been a Strength and Conditioning Coach for over 10 years now.

She attended Drexel University as a Mathematics major and after graduating, she moved to Florida to pursue her passion in working with high level athletes.

A personal trainer, life coach, CrossFit coach, strength and conditioning coach, nutrition enthusiast are just a handful of hats that she wears BUT her main passion resides in working with kids.

However, it’s not just the coaching that makes Jeanine special, it’s her energy. She will push you to limits you didn’t know you had and beyond. She thrives off of watching and motivating others succeed and she truly brings encouragement everywhere she goes.

Bryleigh Hansen

Bryleigh’s entire life has consisted of sports and fitness! From 14 years in gymnastics and going on 11 years years of CrossFit – she enjoys everything that will give her a challenge and push her out of her comfort zone. Outside of fitness, she is also a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach and loves watching her client’s personal growth/transformation journey’s! She is an extreme homebody and thoroughly enjoys eating carb loaded meals, particularly bread and rice. She loves spending quality time with her family and loves warm weather and hikes and anything in the mountains. She also loves to give a side of sass to make people smile and laugh!

Eric Cardona

Coach Eric is a local, born and raised in south Florida. He grew up playing sports and being very competitive but ended up focusing on and competing in gymnastics at a high level. While training he started coaching gymnastics which would start his coaching career. Later on in 2011 he was introduced to CrossFit where he fell in love with another sport and fitness methodology that he knew could help everyone unlock our true fitness potential. He would soon start competing and then end up going ti regionals 4x and competing at the CrossFit games 2x back to back on s team. CrossFit also got him into weightlifting and other fun fitness endeavors. He has been a CrossFit coach since 2012 and has his CrossFit level 2 and CrossFit endurance certification and has hosted many gymnastics clinics in the south Florida area. Eric has a passion coaching for helping others do what they never thought was even possible. 

Jose ostaiza

On his last year on med school his best friend took him to a CrossFit box, introducing him into fitness for the first time in his life, there was no turning back.

12 years later of CrossFit, 11 of practicing medicine, and 7 years of coaching, José is a passionate physician, CrossFit Level 2 coach, who loves to help everyone he can, whether health or fitness related. 

Willing to give to others the gift of fitness that changed his life for the best.