Sway is devoted to inspiring people to live a healthy lifestyle through
physical and mental empowerment. Alex loves to teach upbeat yet challenging
classes where students have the chance to develop new skills, build power and
get a good sweat! Alex recently graduated from 200 hours yoga teacher training
and is excited to bring on the heat in his Power Yoga Classes!
Tuesday: Power Yoga 5:00-6:00pm
a full time fitness professional certified by the American Council on Exercise
(ACE), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and YogaFit. She
recently added an ACE MindBody certification to her repertoire. Her experience
spans ten years and four universities. She truly believes that "health is
the greatest wealth" and thus strives to offer a fun and safe workout so
that participants can keep up with it for a lifetime! Expect to maximize your
time with a full-body, mood-lifting workout in Anne's classes.
Wednesday/Friday: Redhawk Fit
Ben is currently a Junior,
Sports and Exercise Science major. Playing soccer throughout childhood in his
hometown near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he has always enjoyed being active and
staying fit. Looking for a new venue for exercise, Ben began taking cycling
classes at Seattle University. After enjoying the energy and effort required
for indoor cycling, he decided to become a certified cycling instructor through
Mad Dogg Athletics. His classes are high energy, ever-evolving, and a fun time
for all skill levels. Ben is looking to use his education and experience here
at UREC to pursue a career in sports medicine.
Monday: Cycling 5:15-6:00pm
Tuesday: Redhawk Fit 6:15-7:15pm
Wednesday: Redhawk Fit 12:15-1:00pm
Claire received a 200 Registered Yoga Teacher
(RYT) certification in Vinyasa Flow yoga from YogaLife Studios in 2010 and has
been teaching ever since. She started practicing yoga as rehab from a torn
hamstring, and now seeks to combine the musicality and discipline of her
background in classical ballet and modern dance with the centering practices of
yoga. Claire’s classes combine breath work, held stretches and vigorous flow.
She strives to bring humor, challenge and great music to every class. All are
welcome- you just have to show up, be curious and breathe!
Wednesday: Power Yoga 7:30-8:30pm
Darcy is a certified yoga
therapist and instructor through The American Viniyoga Institute. She has
practiced a variety of yoga styles over the last decade and for the last five
years has concentrated her study on yoga anatomy, yoga for specific conditions,
and adapting yoga in group contexts to serve a wide variety of body types and
abilities. Her goals are to help students safely develop strength and
flexibility, find relief from the stress of busy lives, and experience the
focused attention and increased well-being yoga can offer. She loves noodles,
cake and a good book on a rainy afternoon.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: Mindful Yoga
Emily teaches classes that work to cultivate a greater
mind-body awareness through exploring the body's potential. After practicing
religiously for six years, Emily began teaching in April 2013. She is a
certified YogaFit Instructor, and is in the process of completing her 200-Hour
Registered Yoga Teacher training trough Live, Love, Flow. As a graduate in Psychology, she hopes to
utilize yoga as a mode of therapy and a catalyst for personal development.
Emily's classes integrate balancing postures, conscious breathing, and fun,
fluid sequences to offer the space and opportunity to enhance body strength and
Monday: Power Yoga 7:30-8:30pm
Tuesday: Yoga Flow 8:30-9:30am
Thursday: Power Yoga 5:00-6:00pm
Laura received her Peak Pilates Basic Mat Certification, as
well as an AFAA Personal Training Certification, in 2014. She sought to teach
after becoming involved in classes at home and at SU, and hasn't looked back
since. Her Pilates class focuses on breathing and strengthening the core, in
order to improve muscular endurance and
posture, respectively. Her class is meant for people of all fitness levels, as
she hopes to help others achieve a happier and healthier lifestyle.
Melissa is a licensed Zumba instructor and personal trainer with a
background in nutrition and wellness cooking. Her own struggle with weight and
health for much of her life inspired Melissa to pursue a degree in nutrition,
followed by attending culinary school focusing in a plant-based diet and
healing modalities. For Melissa, health and wellness come from a combination of
fitness and food. Melissa loves Zumba because it doesn't feel like a workout -
it feels like fun that anyone can participate in! She fills the room with
high-energy rhythms from all over the world, especially the Latin songs of her
youth in Mexico. In addition to Zumba, Melissa also teaches cycle - every day
is a new ride!
currently a sophomore at SU and is studying Sports and Exercise Science. She
was born in Korea and moved to Guam when she was 8 years old. Rury loves taking
group fitness classes and doing different workouts. Rury has been teaching
Zumba since 2012. Rury’s Zumba classes include a lot of reggaeton (Latin
hip-hop) and high intensity songs. She love teaching at UREC because the
students are always full of energy and are eager to work out!
Thursday: ZUMBA 6:15-7:15pm
Saturday: ZUMBA 9:30-10:30am
Sydney is a Sports and Exercise
Science major originally from Eastern Washington. She has been a cycling
enthusiast for more than three years, and is excited to now share her passion
with others. Growing up she danced ballet, participated in competitive dance
teams, and has even taken the Key Arena court with Seattle University's dance
team. She received her G.E.A.R cycling training in early 2014.
Monday: Redhawk Fit 7:15-8:15am
Tuesday: Pilates 12:15-1:00pm
Wednesday: Pilates 6:15-7:15pm
Thursday: Redhawk Fit 7:30-8:30pm