Nelly Attar is a Lebanese national, born and raised in Saudi Arabia. She started off her career as a mental health professional, specializing in general psychology (MRes and BSc in Psychology).
While working as a therapist and life coach for four years in Saudi Arabia, Nelly offered fitness and dance-fitness classes for females on a part-time basis. At the time, there were limited opportunities for females to get active in the Kingdom. Nelly’s classes helped improve the lives of many, both physically and emotionally. Increasingly, Nelly started to offer more and more fitness sessions and services across Riyadh (and beyond) – until eventually she launched her studio, Move.
Three months into launching her own business (August, 2017), Nelly switched careers to focus entirely on the emerging sports industry in Saudi Arabia.
Nelly is now a thriving entrepreneur, trainer, athlete. She has recently been awarded the ‘Female Fitness Influencer of the Year Award’ for the GCC at the FIT Awards hosted by Sport360 in Dubai.