Meet the Group Exercise Instructors
Our Group Exercise instructors are certified and offer effective and safe workouts in a fun, friendly, and social atmosphere. Group Exercise Instructors teach to all fitness levels, so all class formats are designed to meet the needs of beginner, intermediate, and advanced participants.
Join the Team
If you're already certified and have experience instructing, complete the Employment Application. If you don't have experience and aren't certified, we'll teach you! Apply to join the Group Exercise Mentorship Program!
Teaches: HIIT, Strength Circuit
Major: Advertising & Public Relations
Hometown: Geneva, IL
Favorite Activities: Working out, cooking, baking, watching movies
Favorite Exercise: Russian twists
Teaches: Power Yoga
Major: Higher Ed
Year: Grad student
Hometown: Marion, IA
Favorite Activities: I love to travel, be outdoors, and be active.
Favorite Exercise: Squat, hinge, push, pull, chaturanga, bump, set, spike...I love them all!
Teaches: Strength 101, TRX, Express Abs, Express G3,
Major: Exercise Science/ Spanish
Hometown: Darien, IL
Favorite Activities: Read, play with dogs, and be outdoors!
Favorite Exercise: Kettlebell Swings!!!
Major: Public Health
Year: Grad Student
Hometown: Hudsonville, MI
Favorite Activities: Reading, knitting, and eating guacamole
Favorite Exercise: Dancing! Just keeping my feet moving!
Teaches: Interval SPIN, SPIN + Core
Teaches: Lunch Crunch, TRX®, Bootcamp
Career: Activities Director at Aurora Pond Retirement
Hometown: Spring Lake, MI
Favorite Activities: Running and crafting
Favorite Exercise: Running and plyometrics (anything jumping)
Hometown: Grand Haven, MI
Favorite Activities: I enjoy dancing and taking my dog for long walks. I also like kayaking, fishing, and learning American Sign Language.
Favorite Exercise: Dancing!!!
Teaches: Interval SPIN, Spin + Core
Hometown: Milford, MI
Favorite Activities: Weightlift, longboard, surf
Favorite Exercise: Spin Bike
Teaches: Express SPIN, SPIN
Major: Marketing & International Business
Hometown: Clarkston, MI
Favorite Activities: Watching Netflix!
Favorite Exercise: Deadlifts or squats!
Teaches: Intro to SPIN, SPIN
Teaches: Cardio Drum
Career: Quality Control
Hometown: Nunica, MI
Favorite Activities: Workout, fish, hunt, volleyball, garden, grandkids
Favorite Exercise: Plank
Teaches: Vinyasa Flow, Stress Less Yoga
Major: Liberal Studies – sustainability, nutrition, philosophy / Spanish
Hometown: Midland, MI
Favorite Activities: Study, bike, hike, travel, farm, yoga
Favorite Exercise: Asanas of yoga
Teaches: Strength SPIN
Major: ELA Elementary Education
Hometown: Grand Rapids
Favorite Activities: Read, travel, try new food, and explore Grand Rapids
Favorite Exercise: Spinning, and kickboxing
Teaches: Turbokick, R.I.P.P.E.D
Career: Social Work
Hometown: Albion, MI
Favorite Activities: Going to the movies
Favorite Exercise: Deadlift
Teaches: SPIN + Strength
Major: Exercise Science – Health Fitness
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Favorite Activities: I love being outside! Hiking, running
Favorite Exercise: Squat!
Teaches: Kickboxing, Barre, Box + Barre
Hometown: Clinton Township, MI
Favorite Activities: Kickboxing, running, being outside, watching a movie with my roommates
Favorite Exercise: Agility-fast feet!
Teaches: Kickboxing, Strength Circuit, HIIT
Major: Exercise Science – Clinical
Hometown: Iron Mountain
Favorite Activities: Being outside, swimming, soccer, cooking/baking
Favorite Exercise: Deadlift and HIIT
Teaches: TRX, G3
Career: Wellness Coordinator and Health Coach
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Favorite Activities: Cook, exercise, blog, explore West Michigan with my dog, spend time with friends and family
Favorite Exercise: Squat to shoulder press!
Hometown: South Lyon, MI
Favorite Activities: Dance, nap, watch Netflix
Favorite Exercise: Shimmy
Teaches: Express SPIN, Interval SPIN
Major: Exercise Science
Hometown: Middleville, MI
Favorite Activities: Try new types of workout classes and binge Netflix
Favorite Exercise: Squats
Teaches: Restorative Yoga, Pilates
Career: Public Health – Oral Health Education and Access
Hometown: Flint, MI
Favorite Activities: Anything near or in water and reading
Favorite Exercise: Sun salutations are a great way to start the day!
Teaches: Sunrise Yoga
Favorite Activities: Do yoga, drink tea, and read
Favorite Exercise: Handstand!
Teaches: TRX + Yoga, Power Yoga
Career: Program Coordinator with GV Campus Rec
Hometown: Royal Oak, MI
Favorite Activities: Singing/playing guitar, drinking coffee, crocheting, and being with my family
Favorite Exercise: Squats, TRX Pike, and Down Dog!
Career: Fitness Instruction
Hometown: Allendale, MI
Favorite Activities: Hang with my family!
Favorite Exercise: TRX Atomic Push Ups
Teaches: Feel Good Flow, Power Yoga
Major: Computer Engineering and Mathematics
Hometown: Clinton Township, MI
Favorite Activities: Look up non-fiction stuff mostly. Tech, economics, math.. make-up tutorials and clickbaits
Favorite Exercise: Interval training and skipping rope are both super fun
Teaches: Yin Yoga, Stress Less Yoga,
Career: Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner
Hometown: Battle Creek, MI
Favorite Activities: Spend time in nature! Hiking, biking, reading a book, or spending quality time with people I love
Favorite Exercise: Yoga, without a doubt.