Spin and Strength

  • This half and half class will provide you with the workout you need!  Spend the first 25-30 minutes on the bike where you will get a great cardio workout.  Then transition to the floor and spend 25-30 minutes performing exercises to help strengthen every muscle.  This class is geared to all levels.
  • Instructor TBD

Schedule


Instructors


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Lori C.


Where were you born?
Born in Nova Scotia but have lived in Calgary most of my life

What are your certifications/education?

  • AFLCA/Canfit Pro personal trainer/ Group Fitness instructor
  • Yoga alliance - 200 hour yoga
  • TRX Qualification

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
My favourite part of coaching/ Instructing classes is the opportunity it provides to connect with people of all different backgrounds and abilities.  Motivating each individual to find the fire inside is what brings me joy and why I love group fitness.

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Alicia


Where were you born?

I’m born and raised Canadian

What are your certifications/education?

  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I practice, teach and share group yoga classes because it is beautiful to continuously re-discover the ability of our body, the power of our focused mind, and connection with our spirit, breath, and community.

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Andrea D.


Where Were You Born?

I was born in Montreal, raised near Toronto, and have spent most of my adult life in Calgary.

What are your Certifications/education?

FIS Canfitpro, Zumba, Strong Nation

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love group fitness because of the community!  We all welcome and support each other and become a family sweating it out together! 

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Aundrea


Where Were You Born?
Born & raised in Saskatoon, SK, Moved to Calgary in 1998

What are your Certifications/education?

  • Bachelor Degrees in Physical Education & Commerce
  • Fitness Alberta Trainer
  • TRX 
  • Sping
  • Barre

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I truly enjoy inspiring and motivating people to do better, be healthier and stronger. When you attend one of my classes you will leave feeling... ”like you earned your shower”

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Bara


Where were you born?
I was born in the Czech Republic but have been living in Calgary since 2011.

What group certifications/specialties do you have?

  • AFLCA Group Fitness
  • Jumping Fitness
  • Pilates Konnector certification.

What do you love about teaching group classes?
I love the energy and fun aspect of group classes. My goal is that every participant leaves the class with the sense of having gotten a great workout and with a smile on their face.

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Carmaine


Where were you born?
I am from Victoria - I have lived there 12 different times!  However, my family and I have been in Calgary for almost 17 years.

What are your certifications/education?

  • Group Strength
  • Group Cycle
  • Balletone (Barre)
  • Fusion
  • Fitness Kickboxing
  • Choreography/Step
  • Bosu/Fitness Ball

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love the energy that comes from teaching others, and the chance to motivate others to do their best.  Group fitness classes create a social community, and allow for people to connect mentally, emotionally, and physically!  For me, mental health is a huge area of focus, and I believe that physically activity assists in good mental health. Finally, I love the growth that I see in participants and myself from participating in group fitness classes!

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Carolyn C.


Where were you born?
I'm from Oakville, Ontario but moved here in 2018 to play in the mountains (I snowboard in the winter and hike in the summer) 

What are your certifications/education?

  • 200hr RYT
  • Pre/Postnatal Yoga Certificate
  • Restorative Yoga training 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love group fitness because it's great to see how being in a social setting inspires people to work hard together.  There's a great sense of community that happens and it's a huge source of motivation in my own fitness journey! Working out is always better with friends :)

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Carolyn L.


Where Were You Born?
Calgary

What are your Certifications/education?
Fitness Alberta Group Fitness Certification

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
After having my own transformation about 10 years ago, I found a real passion for fitness! Meld that with the love of performance and a pure drive to help people be there very best... and here I am!

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Carrie S.


Where were you born?
Drumheller

What are your certifications/education?

  • Trx
  • Step
  • Portable Equipment
  • Spin

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
Love the energy and the people! 

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Catherine L.


Where were you born?
Calgary

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta with designations in Choreography, Cycle and Portable Equipment.

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love the energy in group fitness classes.

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Cindy H.


Where were you born?
Calgary

What are your certifications/education?
I have my 200hr yoga teaching certificate, level 1 CAT (critical alignment therapy), yoga biomechanics, pre & postnatal yoga certificate, and classes in mindful strength & yoga detour plus many other workshops and continuing education classes.

What do you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love teaching group fitness for the sense of community. The humans that come to my classes are the reason I teach. I love seeing them explore and create deeper connections with themselves through movement.

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Clara M.


(Bio Coming Soon)

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Corinn C.


Where were you born?
Calgary born and raised

What are your certifications/education?

  • LoveYourBrain ™ Certified Teacher
  • MOOC Concussion Course University of Laval/ University of Calgary
  • RYT200 Registered Yoga Therapist (Yoga College of Canada started 2020 and in progress)
  • RYT200 Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga College of Canada 2019)
  • Kripa Foundation Iyengar Yoga Training with F. Joe Pereira (2018, 2019)

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love teaching group classes so I can share what I have learned and help people maintain happy healthy and mobile lives.

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Darci


Where were you born?
I was born in Swift Current Saskatchewan but moved to Calgary when I was five years old so I consider Calgary my true home. 

What are your certifications/education?

  • I have my Group Fitness (AFLCA) and Personal Training (Canfitpro) Certifications.
  • I’m also Spin & Barre Certified. 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love motivating people on their fitness journey. I am passionate about teaching proper technique and work out safety! 

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Deanna K.


Where were you born?

I was born in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario

What are your certifications/education?

I am AFLCA certified 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

My favourite part about teaching group fitness is being able to help my participants stay consistent by making their fitness fun.

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Dejuan Peart


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Ekene


Where were you born?

London, UK

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta - Group Fitness leader

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

Because it makes me feel good. I love the community and I enjoy the energy in the room :)

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Erika


Where were you born?
Born in Richmond, BC but moved in Calgary in 1985…spent 4 years at Penn State but otherwise Calgary has been home for a long time

What are your certifications/education?

  • Group Fitness, Portable Equipment, Spin, Mind Body
  • Small Ball Pilates
  • Aquasize 
  • Kickbox (white belt)

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
A captive audience for my bad jokes…just kidding! But, group fitness is awesome because of the energy (thanks to our awesome participants for providing that!)

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Gina


Where were you born?
Edmonton (but don’t hold that against me).

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Group Exercise with Cycle and Portable Equipment designations
  • MOC Barre 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
Continue to be inspired everyday by group fitness participants

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Gisele


Where were you born?
Born in Port-au-Prince, but grew up in Ottawa. Lived in Montreal prior to the move to Calgary in 1990.

What are your certifications/education?

  • Portable Equipment
  • Choreography 
  • Step 
  • Group cycling
  • Mind Body
  • Aquatic fitness 
  • Older Adult

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I like the connection I make with my participants. The class is a community on its own where people feel like they belong.  It brings me joy to see people progress and push what they thought were their limits.  Improving quality of life of my participants is a passion for me!

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Hagop


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Heather R.


Where were you born?
 Calgary Alberta

What are your certifications/education?
AFLCA Group Fitness, RYT 200, RYT85 Perinatal, MMACS

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness? 
I teach group fitness for the sense of community. There’s something so powerful about enjoying an experience together. You learn so much, meet amazing humans and leave feeling inspired! 

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Heather T.


Name:
Heather

Where were you born?
I was born on a Canadian air base in Germany but grew up in Edmonton. 

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Group Fitness with Cycle, Portable Equipment and Choreography designations
  • Fitness Alberta Aquatics
  • Zumba B1, Strong Nation
  • MOC Barre

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love designing and delivering meaningful and memorable movement experiences for people that help them to function more efficiently during the workout, but also while enjoying the activities of daily life. It is such an honour to lead a wide variety of individuals and class formats and journey alongside people as they embrace personal health and fitness. I love creating fun class experiences that motivate participants to adhere to a regular routine of physical activity and in turn reap the many benefits that exercise has to offer, both physically and mentally. United with my participants in the solace we find in fitness, I find no greater joy than helping them be the best version of themselves and witnessing their personal transformations every step of the way.

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Jan


Where Were You Born?
Originally from Edmonton but have been a Calgarian for 40+ years

What are your Certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta (AFLCA)
  • YMCA certification in group fitness
  • Step/choreography
  • Small equipment
  • Strength

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
Teaching fitness allows me to motivate people to move their bodies to improve both their physical and mental health. Motivating others helps me to keep my motivation and health goals on track as well!

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Jennifer A.


Where were you born?
Originally from Sudbury, Ontario (born and raised). I've been in Calgary for 24 yrs, since 1998.

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta (AFLCA) certified in Resistance, Portable Equipment and Mind Body
  • RYT 200.

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I am passionate about Group Fitness because I love the energy in the group and the chance to build friendships with my clients. I also get to move, jump, strengthen and get creative to fun music with fun people. And all the while I'm helping make the community healthy one class at a time. 

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Judi W.


Where were you born?
Born in India. Moved to the UK aged 14. Moved to Calgary 20 years ago.

What are your certifications/education?

  • YMCA certified in Group Choreography, Strength and Aqua
  • Can-fit Pro Older Adults
  • Bone Builders Osteoporosis Specialist
  • Fusion Fitness Training
  • TRX basics and Yoga
  • Barre Above Master Trainer
  • Tabata Bootcamp Master Trainer.

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
Love the energy and camaraderie. The privilege of encouraging them on their wellness journey.

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Judy C.


Where Were You Born?

I grew up on a farm east of Lethbridge

What are your Certifications/education?

Fitness Alberta Trainer Educator and leader in Aquatic Exercise, Group Exercise and Resistance Exercise; YMCA Training Educator and leader in cycling, group strength, choreography and aquatic exercise; 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher; TRX, Level 1 Ashtanga yoga, Fusion, Barre, Stott Pilates, Keiser National Trainer

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love the community of group exercise, where students support and help each other out, I love the energy of a group moving and getting healthy together, and I love being a small part of a person’s wellness- I get to choose creative and effective class plans that help keep my students healthy, mobile, strong, joyful and calm.  It’s an honour to keep my students safe and well. 

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Kelly


Where Were You Born?
Calgary

What are your Certifications/education?

  • 200hr YTT
  • 100hr YTT training called Yoga of Recovery (studied at an ashram)
  • 100hr Kids Yoga Teacher Training

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
The practice of yoga has so many benefits, not just stretching and strengthening the body, but connecting breath and movement, and quieting the mind. I am privileged to share the teachings and philosophy of yoga with my students and see them create their own relationship with the practice.

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Kenzie


Where are you from? 
Born & raised Calgary, AB

What are your certifications? (relevant to yoga)

  • 200 hr YTT
  • Acro Yoga L1
  • Manifestation Coaching 

Why do you love Teaching?
I love teaching because I believe that health is true wealth. As I show up for myself & my own health, I become the embodiment for another person to be able to find the same within themselves. It keeps me accountable. 

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Kim B.


Where were you born?
Grayson Saskatchewan

What are your certifications/education?

  • Personal Training certification
  • Kick boxing certificate
  • Pre and post natal exercise certificate
  • nutrition coach certification through Precision Nutrition

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love the atmosphere of a group class big or small and helping clients reach their goals and getting to know each of them. 

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Kristen M.


Where were you born?
Born and raised Calgarian

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Certified Spin, Portable Equipment and Choreography
  • TRX Group
  • Bender ball
  • ViPR
  • MyoFascial Release
  • Personal Fitness Trainer DIP

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love the energy and fun that group fitness brings.  I love meeting new people and bringing challenging workouts to all levels.

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Lana


(Bio Coming Soon)

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Leanne P.


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Margo S.


Where were you born?
Calgary

What are your current certifications?

  • 200YYT
  • YIN Level 1/2/
  • YogaFit Level 1/2/3 - Yoga Sweat - Yoga for Athletes 
  • Yoga for Seniors
  • The Roll Model Method
  • Treat While you Train( therapy ball)
  • Rolling along the Anatomy Lines

What do you love about teaching?

I love to offer a safe space for all yogis to create an efficient practice, to be able to self-reflect on where their body is in space & give themselves permission to let go of what they think yoga should look like.

To encourage, inspire & motivate all levels to find the stability & ease within the postures they are creating & have fun in the process.

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Marie


Where were you born?
Born in Regina but I have lived in Calgary since I was 6 moths old

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Resistance and Group Exercise with Choreography and Portable Equipment 
  • Physical Literacy for Older Adults
  • City of Calgary - Pure Strength
  • Josie McKenlay - Barre and Pilates

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love group fitness because I can motivate and help others to be active and feel strong and confident both physically and mentally.  The team approach creates positive energy which resonates with the participants.

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Marjorie


Where were you born?
I was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Calgary when I was 10 years old. 

What are your certifications/education?

  • Mossa Group Power & Group Kick
  • Get Ripped Slim & Lean, Get Ripped 96-2, Get Ripped 1000-1, Get Ripped to the Core
  • VIPR
  • Pound Rockout workout
  • Myofascia by MOC
  • Barre by MOC
  • Keiser spin

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love group exercise because I've a passion for health and fitness.  I was pleasantly plump in my teenage years, and I wanted to learn how to Slim down and be more fit & healthy.  I love to share my knowledge and training to help others to achieve their health goals.  

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Martha O.


Where Were You Born?
Bogota, Colombia

What are your Certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Group Exercise
  • Zumba
  • Barre
  • Strong by Zumba

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
 love the connection with the participants, seeing them unplug from their daily routine, leaving behind problems and worries – and investing an hour in their own health

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Martha V.


Where were you born?

Colombia

What are your certifications/education?

  • Group exercise specialty leader
  • Zumba, Strong Nation
  • Cycling 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love the energy, interaction, how we build community and a fitness family. 

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Maryna H.


Where were you born?

Was born and raised in Ukraine and immigrated to Canada, Winnipeg in 2009  and just recently moved to Calgary.

What are your certifications/education?
As a Yoga teacher I hold over 400 hours of yoga training in various disciplines: 

  • Certified yoga instructor in Ashtanga
  • Hatha 
  • Kids 
  • Baby and Me
  • Prenatal Yoga.

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I live in Yogis life Style and enjoy sharing Yoga and Meditation with adults and children of all ages and see my students transformations on all levels: bodies and mind.

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Melissa S.


Where Were You Born?
Airdrie

What are your Certifications/education?

  • Portable Equipment
  • Spin 
  • TRX 
  • Crossfit
  • Level one Trainer
  •  Pre and Post Natal Fitness.

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love Group Fitness because you become part of a community of people who thrive off each other. Group Fitness is fun and builds muscle as well as community spirit.

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Michelle F.


Where were you born?

Born in Maple Creek Saskatchewan, however, I have called Calgary my home since 1996

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Group Fitness
  • Keiser Cycling
  • 200hr RYT
  • TRX Master Instructor
  • ViPR PT and Group Fitness Instructor
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • MELT Method training
  • RAD Roller Training

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

Group Fitness has an energy that can not be duplicated. It is infectious. That energy drives me to teach and keeps me excited to offer a variety of classes to members. My passion is definitely seeing members accomplish things they never thought they could. 

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Michelle F.


Where were you born?
I was born in London, Ontario but have lived in Calgary most of my adult life.

What group certifications/specialties do you have?

  • Canfitpro Certified FIS
  • Keiser Cycle Certified Instructor
  • YMCA Certified Group Strength Instructor
  • YMCA Certified Cycle Instructor
  • ICG Indoor Cycle Certified
  • MOSSA Certified Group Power Instructor

What do you love about teaching group classes?

I love the energy and camaraderie that happens in a group fitness class. I really enjoy being a part of a process where people work hard, push themselves a little further and yet have so much fun during that moment. 

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Michelle M.


Where Were You Born?
Edinburgh, Scotland

What are your Certifications/education?

  • 250 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa certificate
  • 50 Hour Yin Yoga certificate -50 Hour Chakra, Meditation
  • Yoga Nidra certificate -20 Hour Myofascial Yoga certificate
  • 36 Hour Yoga Thrive certificate

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I have been practicing yoga for 20 years and I have experienced all of the amazing benefits that a yoga practice brings into your life, so it is only natural to want to share these benefits with others. Also, I’m a huge body nerd.

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Nicole B.


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Niki H.


Where were you born?

I was born in England, grew up in Ontario and moved to Calgary in my mid 20s

What are your certifications/education?

  • Canfitpro FIS (FItness Instructor Specialist) and PTS (Personal Training Specialist)
  • Indoor Cycling
  • MOSSA Group Power & Group Core
  • TRX
  • Aquafit
  • YMCA Strength & Conditioning

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love group fitness for the community it builds among the participants. I love to make a difference in someone’s day, share my energy and put smiles on faces while working out in a fun-filled environment. 

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Pam M.


Where Were You Born?

Originally from Scotland! But now have lived in Canada for 15 years. 

What are your Certifications/education?

Zumba, Strong Nation & Pound!

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love Group Fitness as it is more than just for fitness! It’s for Mental Health, Happiness, Community, and having FUN! 

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Parisa


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Paulina G.


Where are you from?
I was born in Kamloops BC, but lived in Calgary most of my life. 

What are your certifications & qualifications.
I have my Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Master in Public Health. I am certified in spin, strength and have experience as a CSEP-CPT. I am excited to broaden my horizons and learn more fitness styles! 

What do you love about teaching group classes?
It's all about the energy… There is something about getting a group of folks together in the spirit of wanting to better themselves. You can feel the mutual support, motivation, and coherence as everyone gets stronger together! 

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Rex


Name:
Rex

Where were you born?
San Jose, California

How long have you been a Personal Trainer?
Since 2019

What are your certifications/education?

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Strength and Conditioning
  • ISSA Sports Nutrition
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

What is it that you love about being a Personal Trainer OR Why did you start personal training?
I love showing people their potential. The realization that people have when they understand they are stronger than they thought they were is always rewarding and I'm happy to help as many people develop that growth and belief in themselves as possible.

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Ruth


Where Were You Born?
Bogota, Colombia

What are your Certifications/education?

  • Group fitness Instructor
  • Canfitpro
  • Mossa group power
  • Group Core
  • Zumba
  • Zumba kids
  • Zumba gold
  • Zumba toning

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love that people are having fun when they are working out. Always try to make it as enjoyable as possible for them. I started participating in group fitness (step classes) here and I loved every minute of it. After Zumba showed up in this Country and it was more fun dancing (LOVE IT)

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Sari


Where were you born?
Calgary born and raised

What are your certifications/education?

  • Group Fitness
  • Portable Equipment
  • Barre
  • Choreography
  • Older Adults

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I enjoy group fitness for the energy and enthusiasm it brings.

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Shaima I.


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Shannon M.


Where Were You Born?

I was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. 

What group certifications/specialties do you have?

I found ashtanga yoga over 20 years ago but has just recently completed her 200 hour Ashtanga yoga certification. 

What do you love about teaching group classes?

As a certified reiki master / intuitive, I am passionate about creating a safe environment for those wanting to do deep healing work and will bring that energy into the yoga studio. Encouraging movement linked to breath connects us to a deeper part of the self. This is what I love about yoga and why I have been called to share it with others. 

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Shelley


Where were you born?

I am a native Albertan, I have been in Calgary for many years.

What are your certifications/education?

  • Hatha Yoga 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love group fitness, in that we know each other therefore in yoga, can tailor movements to each individual.  For other fitness classes, we have a real community, challenge each other, and assist each other. 

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Sunshine T.


Where were you born?
Calgary

What are your certifications/education?
Canfit pro Group Fitness Specialist and Personal Trainer

What do you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love making an impact in peoples lives and showing them they are strong and capable of so much more then they could have ever imagined.

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Tana N.


Where were you born?

Neilburg, Saskatchewan

What are your certifications/education?

  • Fitness Alberta Group Exercise Specialty Leader with Portable Equipment
  • TRX suspension training course
  • TRX Group Training Course
  • TRX RIP Training Course
  • TRX Functional Training Course
  • CanFitPro Personal Training Specialty

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love being able to keep people motivated to be active. I love being a part of the fitness community we have created.

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Taylor


Where were you born?
Calgary born and raised

What are your certifications/education?

  • CanFit Pro Group Fitness Certification
  • Spin Certification
  • First Aid/CPR Certification 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I have a drive and passion for engaging with individuals, promoting both a healthy mind and body while inspiring confidence through fitness. I believe that fitness is the root of being engaged, showing up for both yourself and loved ones in your life. 

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Terese P.


Where Were You Born?

I was born in Saskatoon, but lived in Vancouver for 12 years and moved to Calgary to raise my family in 2001.

What are your Certifications/education?

I’ve been a Canfit Pro PTS since 2008

I am spin certified, TRX qualified , Agustu Kettlebell, Bodyshred+ Barre 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?

I love group fitness as I feel it’s a way to reach more people at once.   I have a deep passion to help people truly fall in love with the process of being fit and healthy,  because when you do, what ever your goals are, results will happen!  

I strive on empowering everyone and to give them the knowledge to be successful with each of their unique fitness journey and goals.   

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Valeriia C.


Where were you born?
Ukraine

What are your certifications/education?

  • Zumba
  • Group Fitness
  • Stretching
  • TRX
  • Power Stretching certificates

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love people, love social interactions and love fitness. Fitness helps you to stay positive and healthy. I love the energy of people coming to my classes - it brightens my day.

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Zoe F.


Where were you born?
Mississauga, ON

What are your certifications/education?

  • AFLCA Group Fitness Instructor 
  • Keiser Spin 
  • Pilates mat Level 1 & 2
  • Bachelor in Business Management 

What is it you love about teaching Group Fitness?
I love watching participants smile and sweat at the same time and see that working out can be fun! There is something so awesome about the energy and vibe in a group fitness class that leaves one feeling charged and ready conquer their day. 



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