Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise; American Red First Aid/CPR/AED, Mad Dogg Spinning, Coach by Color Cycle
Education: Pursuing a B.S.in Health Sciences Pre-clinical and a minor in music
Interests: coffee, reading, and face timing my dogs from home
Specialties: Hip Hop Cardio, Strength, Cycle, Kickboxing and Step
Philosophy: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise; American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Psychology
Interests: Participating in Group Exercise classes, traveling with friends, anything animal related
Specialties: Beat-based/choreographed cardio formats
Philosophy: Sore today, strong tomorrow.
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise; American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently seeking a Master's degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders
Interests: Fitness, music, and traveling
Specialties: Strength training and full body improvement
Philosophy: You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelor's in Health Sciences: Pre-Clinical
Interests: Kicking/punching the air violently, boxing, dancing, cooking
Specialties: Kickboxing, Step, Hardbodies, HITT
Philosophy: There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.
Certifications: Mad Dogg Spinning; American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology
Interests: Movies, reading, painting, shopping, hanging out with friends, and biking
Specialties: Cardio and endurance training, strength and conditioning
Philosophy: No matter how steep the mountain, have faith in the first step. You are stronger with every step you take.
Certifications: Mad Dogg Athletics Spinning, First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences
Interests: Taking group exercises classes at RWC (for real), volunteering, traveling, meeting new people
Specialties: Spinning, strength training, encouraging patrons to step out of their comfort zones
Philosophy: Whatever is worth having will not come easy, you got to earn it, so keep pushing those limits!
Certifications: Mad Dogg Spinning, National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-B, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED, American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED, National Health Career Association CMAA
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Health Science Pre-Clinical with a minor in Psychology
Interests: Spinning, biking, reading, music, mixed martial arts, cooking, volunteering, and playing with my pet rabbit
Specialties: Spinning, Cardiovascular training, endurance, martial arts, boxing
Philosophy: Do things with passion or not at all.
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise; Zumba Basic 1; Zumba Basic 2; Kickboxing Skills and Drills; AFAA Health Coaching Skills; American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Associate in the Arts in Hospitality Management from Florida State College of Jacksonville; Currently working on my Bachelor in the Arts, double majoring in Hospitality and Event Management as well as minoring in Fitness Training
Interests: Dancing is my passion, I do it all day, every day! Watching Family Guy whenever I possibly can! Helping others grow and develop in any way I can!
Specialties: Again I say... DANCING is in my heart and soul! Making people laugh in any situation possible! Turning any event into a positive one, no matter how negative it may seem!
Philosophy: My philosophy is "don't let anyone determine your happiness." We all have one thing granted to us in this world: the power of choice. We have the choice to feel a certain way about a certain event or scenario that happens to us, and that can determine how we travel on our journey through life!
Certifications: Mad Dogg Spinning, American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Health Sciences Pre-clinical.
Interests: Tea, chocolate, cats, books, comedies and all things related to fitness!
Specialties: Teaching spin, strength training, being loud and smiling.
Philosophy: Outside of the comfort zone is where all progress is made!
Certifications: Mad Dogg Spinning, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED
Education: Seeking a Bachelor of Sciences in Human Communication
Interests: Jesus, people, singing & dancing, running, creating
Specialties: Cardio/endurance training, Spinning
Philosophy: Work hard. Keep Faith!
Certifications: Pop Pilates, NAFC Group Fitness, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED.
Education: B.S. Psychology, minor in Business Administration. Currently pursuing M.A. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy.
Interests: Pilates, running, vegetarian food, cute coffee shops, live music, acoustic guitar, & balloon art.
Philosophy: Fight for balance & believe that dreams can come true.
Certifications: AFAA Yoga Certification, American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED; Schwinn Indoor Cycling
Education: Seeking a B.S. in Child Development
Interests: fitness, dogs, nature walks, music
Specialties: body positivity
Philosophy: "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Certifications: Coach by Color
Education: B.S. in Mathematics Education, Currently a graduate student studying Curriculum and Instruction – Mathematics Track
Interests: Reading, teaching (academics, group exercise, tutoring, mentoring), working on my Calculus website (Duran Learning)
Philosophy: A group of 10 can accomplish more than 10,000 working as individuals.
Certifications: AFAA Yoga Certification and American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Training
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor's in Marketing
Interests: Hiking, good coffee, standing on my hands, animals, weight training, cooking, reading, traveling and making connections
Specialties: Inversion yoga, strength training and promoting healthy lifestyles
Philosophy: Feel your fears and watch them fade.
Certifications: Yoga Alliance 200 hour RYT in Ashtanga, Sivinanda, Hatha, Yin and Restorative Yoga, American Red First Aid/CPR/AED (in progress)
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelor's degree in Cinematography with a minor in Computer Science
Interests: Music, playing video games, traveling, film, my cat Aero, more yoga.
Specialties: Yoga, Sanskrit, Body awareness, and balance.
Philosophy: The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts. Don’t look back because you’re not going that way anymore.
Certifications: ACE Group Fitness Instructor; American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology and certificate in Victim Advocacy
Interests: The X-Files, ukulele, cats, concerts, drawing, laughing, and fitness.
Philosophy: "As long as your heart pumps and lungs expand, you can rise to this occasion."
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise, Zumba Basic, Zumba Specialties, 3rd Degree Black Belt (International Taekwondo Federation) Schwinn Indoor Cycling, Hyperwear Sandbell Level 1 Training, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Sports and Exercise Science and a Minor in Music
Interests: Singing, moving to the beat, everything music, martial arts, avid universal-goer, loving and enjoying nature
Specialties: Kickboxing, Zumba/Dance Aerobics, Taekwondo, and Cycle
Philosophy: You are the first initial and constant force behind your success. Keep looking forward and push the boundaries.
Certifications: ACE Group Fitness, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Science with a French Minor
Interests: being outdoors, cooking, traveling, swing dancing, French language and culture
Specialties: step aerobics, barre
Philosophy: You can’t say you don’t like something or can’t do it unless you actually try it first.
Certifications: Mad Dogg Spinning, American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences with minors in Fitness Training and Art History
Interests: Infectious disease research, group ex classes, music, nerd movies, and anything cat related
Specialties: Cycling, Sarcasm, Puns
Philosophy: “We cannot build the future by avenging the past” –T.H. White, The Once and Future King
Certifications: NETA Group Fitness Instructor, American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Human Services and Concentration Areas in Social/Behavioral Sciences and Heath.
Interests: Dancing!! Also playing with my cat, being outdoors, reading, and volunteering.
Specialties: Beat based cardio, Step, HIIT, and Strength training
Philosophy: Be the change you want to see in the world 😊
Certification: AFAA Yoga Certification and American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a bachelor in Psychology
Interests: Veganism, cats, running, painting, music, personal development books
Specialties: Yoga, promoting healthy lifestyles
Philosophy: The person you are someday going to be you are now becoming, so see people not for who they are, but for who they can become.
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