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: AFAA Primary Group Exercise, Zumba Basic, Zumba Specialties, 3rd Degree Black Belt (International Taekwondo Federation) Schwinn Indoor Cycling, Hyperwear Sandbell Level 1 Training, Yogafit Level 1, BarreAbove, 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: American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Mad Dogg Spinning, American Red First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at UCF.
Interests: Tea, chocolate, yoga, strength training, books, comedies and all things related to fitness!
Specialties: Teaching spin, strength training, making FIRE playlists
Philosophy: Outside of the comfort zone is where all progress is made!
Certifications: Zumba Basic 1, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Studio Art/Drawing & Illustration
Interests: Dancing, staying fit, drawing & painting, traveling, sports, playing video games, singing every lyric of every Broadway musical ever, and my dog Nico
Specialties: Cardio training, Zumba/Dance formats, and making people smile and laugh
Philosophy: You know your body. You know your limits. You know your goals. You're moving and that's what counts. I'm proud of you!
Certifications: SCW Group Fitness, American Red First Aid/CPR/AED, Cardio Tennis
Education: Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science
Interests: Greys Anatomy, soccer, fitness, chocolate
Specialties: Strength training
Philosophy: If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you.
Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Statistics
Interests: Anime, Basketball, Football, and Math
Specialties: TRX, TRX, and TRX
Philosophy: If it doesn't challenge you it won't change you.
Certifications: Zumba Basic 1, First Aid, CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelors in Marketing with a minor in Non-Profit Management
Interests: Animals, dance, volunteering, music, nature, being active
Philosophy: Remember, most of your stress comes from the way you respond, not the way life is. Adjust your attitude, and all the extra stress is gone.
Certifications: NASM Personal Trainer, NETA group exercise, Red Cross CPR & First Aid
Education: Pursuing Sport & Exercise Science
Interests: Anything active, mud runs, working out, food, chocolate, dancing, shopping!
Specialties: Fat loss/ weight loss, hypertrophy
Philosophy: "Once you put your mind to something, there’s no stopping you"
Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Primary Group Exercise, Beachbody LIVE TurboKick, Beachbody LIVE P90X, Beachbody LIVE PiYo, Beachbody LIVE Insanity, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR
Education: Bachelor's in Biology and Psychology from UCF in 2012, currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology M.A. program and the Cognitive Sciences Graduate Certificate
Interests: Animals & nature, coffee, self-care, mindfulness, being a dog-mom, dancing, reading, and cooking
Specialties: Kickboxing, Guided Mediation, F45, Triathlon Training
Philosophy: "If you are going to have doubts...doubt your limitations, not your potential."
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a focus on Anthropology, Political Science, and Journalism
Interests: Theatre, Travel, Harry Potter, Writing, and the 1980’s classic “Labyrinth”
Specialties: Hip Hop Cardio
Philosophy: “There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way”
Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Journalism
Interests: Fitness, drag queens, Ted Talks, music, meeting new people
Specialties: Strength training, optimism
Philosophy: No excuses, just results.
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise, 1st Degree Black Belt (American Taekwondo Association), American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Clinical/Health Psychology. Pursuing certifications in nutrition specifically to plant-based.
Interests: Cardio and Strength, Yoga, Holistic Healing for the mind and body, Self-Care, Nature, Non-Profit work, Culinary Arts.
Specialties: Kickboxing, Positivity, and helping others find their intrinsic motivation.
Philosophy: "Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile" -Albert Einstein. Your own well-being comes first, however I live to help each person I encounter no matter if they are a stranger or have known them for years.
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Sports and Exercise Science with a minor in Business.
Interests: My interests include anything fitness related, food, animals, nature, art, coffee, yoga, reggaeton, and exploring new things.
Specialties: mindfulness, positivity, yoga
Philosophy: Life is too short. Do what makes you happy, manifest positivity, accomplish your goals, and share millions of moments with others. Know you are beautiful, and this world needs the joy you create.
Certifications: AFAA Practical Yoga Instructor Training
Education: Currently seeking a Bachelors in Entertainment Management, a Minor in Music, and a TEFL Certificate
Interests: beach, nature, music, art, cooking, plants
Specialties: yoga, laughing when I’m not supposed to
Philosophy: “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”- Frank Zappa
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, F45, Zumba Basic One, Aqua Zumba, Strong by Zumba, Zumba Tone, American Red Cross First Aid, American Red Heart Association BLS, Registered Medical Assistant.
Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Health Sciences: Pre- Clinical.
Interests: MMA Fighting, Running, Dancing, Community Service, Reading Poetry, and Playing the Piano.
Specialties: Zumba/Dance Cardio Fitness.
Philosophy: Grow though what you go though.
Certifications: NETA Indoor Cycling Specialty Certification, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor's in Interpersonal Communications
Interests: good food, memes, Netflix, and dogs
Specialties: Cycling, eating, making others laugh
Philosophy: Do what makes you happy. Chase your dreams and do whatever it takes, it might not be easy, but it will be worth it.
Certifications: POP Pilates Certification, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Statistics.
Interests: Pasta, New York Yankees, John Mayer, Dancing, Re-watching the same episodes of The Office, Cooking, Stretching
Certifications: Active IQ Level 3 Personal Training; Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instruction; Active IQ Circuits; Active IQ Indoor Cycling; Active IQ Kettlebells; Vision Fitness Academy Certificate in Padwork; Active IQ Level 3 Pre & Post-Natal Certificate
Education: Currently studying Sport and Exercise Science at UCF. In my previous life I have a 2:1 LLB Law from University of Southampton and an Msc in Shipping Business from Solent University
Interests: Family time, running, squash, tennis, skiing, listening to podcasts, travelling, retail therapy and watching sports - especially golf and soccer
Specialties: Strength and cycle classes; Pre / post-natal and female fitness
Philosophy: Dream big, Sparkle more, Shine bright
Certifications: YogaFit Level 1, CPR/AED
Education: Sophomore, earning B.S. in Computer Science
Interests: Circus arts, the outdoors, and roadtrips
Philosophy: "Negativity does not solve the problem."
Certifications: Barre Above, Zumba Basic 1, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Hospitality Management
Interests: Dance, Disney, theme parks, traveling, food, cats, bubble tea
You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in
Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time
- Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
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.
Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, Mad Dogg Spinning, Coach by Color, Cardio Tennis, American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing bachelors degrees in Mathematics and Biology
Interests: Music, volunteering, triathlon, books, and traveling
Specialties: Cycle, running, trampoline, step
Philosophy: Start where you are!
Certifications: NETA group exercise, American Red Cross First aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Health Sciences and a Bachelor's in History
Interests: Fine arts, sciences, both the comic books and cinematic universes of Marvel and DC comics, traveling, and volunteering
Philosophy: Try everything you can and live with no regrets. Only your own thoughts and fears can stop you from reaching for the impossible.
Certifications: Schwinn Indoor Cycling, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Health Science
Interests: nutrition, body building, powerlifting, spending time outside
Specialties: cycling, weightlifting, motivating others
Philosophy: Mind over matter
Certifications: Zumba Basic 1, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid, Black Belt in Taekwondo
Education: Currently pursuing a double B.S. in Hospitality Management and Event Management with a minor in Business
Interests: Dancing, Disney, Family, Fitness, Watching Friends reruns, Music and Spending time with my friends
Specialties: Zumba, Taekwondo, and making people laugh/smile
Philosophy: Set yourself up for success and with that, you can achieve anything that you put your mind to!
Certifications: AFAA Practical Yoga Instructor and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, American Politics Track
Interests: Music, performing, yoga, dance, fitness, politics, making friends, netflixing, dogs, arepas, and chocolate
Specialties: Yoga, smiling, and spreading positivity
Philosophy: There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap.’- Carrie Fisher
Certifications: Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainer (LAT, ATC), American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED, Ashtanga Yoga 200 hr apprenticeship
Education: Graduated 2016 from UCF with B.S in Athletic Training, Currently a student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Interests: Lifting, yoga, dachshunds, singing, beach, sushi, & ice cream
Specialties: athletic/musculoskeletal injuries, anatomy, body awareness, rehabilitation, SAW, yoga
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