Group Fitness Instructors

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Lucy

Education:
BA in Business Law, 2018
Juris Doctorate, Anticipated 2020
Certifications:
American Council on Exercise Certified Group Fitness Instructor, 2018

Exercise is the foundation for a happy, healthy life. Lucy's goal as a group fitness instructor is to facilitate community building and personal development. Teaching Cardio Kickboxing is her passion, but you can also find her in Redhawk Fit and Cardio Dance classes most days of the week. She loves how group fitness allows her to work toward personal goals while making friends and building community. She shares this love by encouraging people to try new classes and working to make fitness accessible to everyone. If you see her in a group fitness class, feel free to say hello! Outside of UREC Lucy's favorite things are Frisbee and Economics.

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Chloe

Education:
BA in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies, anticipated 2020
Certifications:
American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor, 2019
YogaFit level 1, 2019

Fitness has always been something Chloe turns to in order to get back in touch with herself and connect with the present moment. It has only been for her, an act of self-love in which she is am able to establish a sense of momentary presence and deep appreciation for the body and life she has been given. Her hope for students is that they too are able to secure a sense of gratitude and appreciation for all the wonderful benefits that comes with physical activity and above all, have FUN while doing it in a positive, safe, and inclusive environment.

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Claire

Education:
BA Chemistry, Anticipated 2021
Certifications:
YogaFit Level 1, 2018

Claire fell in love with yoga five years ago. She has a passion for fitness and for living a healthy life inside and out. 

In classes, her goal is to create an environment where people will feel comfortable expanding their personal practice. She welcomes all levels of students to her classes and is grateful to be part of the Group Fitness team. 

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Abby

Education:
BABA Accounting, Business Analytics, 2019
Certifications:
American Council on Exercise, Group Fitness Instructor, 2017
Yogafit Level 1 & 2

Abby is all about leading an active lifestyle, which means bringing a little movement into each and every day in whatever way makes one feel happy. She is a firm believer that exercise is one of the keys to finding contentment in one’s life, and she does her best to weave that moral through the group fitness classes that she teaches. She currently teaches Redhawk Fit and Yoga Flow, and although these are very different formats energy-wise, they both feel authentic to her and the themes of tailoring one’s workout to their body and finding moments for introspection fit in both contexts. She loves to see people working toward their own goals in her classes and seeing their progression from week to week brings her a lot of joy. If you are looking for a way to get active or bring a little more intention to your exercise, she would be happy to see you in her classes!

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Solana

BA Strategic Communications with a Specialization in Global Awareness, Minor Interdisciplinary Arts - Arts Leadership
Certifications:
Vitality Teacher Training Program 460 Hour Certification

Solana received her 460-hour Pilates Certificate from Vitality Pilates in Seattle, Washington. Her teaching experience has exposed her to clients of all body types and ability levels, leaving her of the mindset that Pilates is for every body! Solana was first introduced to Pilates while training in classical ballet. Practicing the Pilates method helped her enhance body awareness and balance overused muscle groups. Solana seeks to create an inclusive space where participants can exercise safely so they can leave standing taller and feeling stronger with an understanding of their own body mechanics. 

 
 
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Lindsey C.

BSN, anticipated 2020
Certifications:
American Council on Exercise, Group Fitness Instructor, 2017
CPR/AED certified 2017

A little movement/exercise each day goes a long way! Lindsey loves to try and learn different styles of exercise as often as she can. Her goal is to build community and bring fun to each class. It's always a joy seeing people have fun and push themselves towards their personal goals! If you see her around UREC say hi!

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Lindsey Y,.

B.S. Sports and Exercise Science and Biology Minor, Anticipated 2020
Certifications:
ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification, 2018
CPR/AED and First Aid certified, 2018

As a group fitness instructor, Lindsey’s goal is to encourage and guide others to integrate physical activity in their daily lives. As a Sports and Exercise Science major, Lindsey is inspired by the benefits of physical activity on our mental health, physical health, and overall well-being and hopes to bring awareness to others. She is excited to incorporate her knowledge of physical activity to her Mat Pilates class and aspires others to use physical activity as an outlet.