Meet the Group Exercise Instructors

About Us

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! 

Group Exercise Instructor Application

Group Exercise Mentorship Program


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ALEX S.

Teaches: HIIT, Strength Circuit

Major: Advertising & Public Relations

Year: Senior

Hometown: Geneva, IL

Favorite Activities: Working out, cooking, baking, watching movies

Favorite Exercise: Russian twists

ALLISON S.

ALLISON S.

Teaches: Strength 101, TRX, Express Abs, Express G3,

Major: Exercise Science/ Spanish

Year: Occupational Therapy - Grad Student

Hometown: Darien, IL

Favorite Activities: Read, play with dogs, and be outdoors!

Favorite Exercise: Kettlebell Swings!!!


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AMY C.

Teaches: Spin, TRX, Yoga, General Group Ex

Career: Higher Education

Hometown: East Lansing, Michigan

Favorite Activities: Spending time with family, being outdoors, trail running, beach, cooking, camping

Favorite Exercise: I love trail running, but will do anything to stay active! Outdoors is even better! 

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ANNA H.

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)


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AYLISSA C.

Teaches: Groove

Major: Communications 

Year: Grad Student

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!!!  

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CAMI M.

Teaches: Interval SPIN, Spin + Core, Kickboxing

Major: International Business

Year: Senior

Hometown: Milford, MI   

Favorite Activities: Weightlifting, longboard, surf

Favorite Exercise: Spin Bike   


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CORRIN G.

Teaches: Express SPIN, SPIN

Major: Marketing & International Business

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Clarkston, MI

Favorite Activities: Watching Netflix!

Favorite Exercise: Deadlifts or squats!

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DEB R.

Teaches: Intro to SPIN, SPIN


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HILLARY W.

Teaches: Turbo Kick, R.I.P.P.E.D

Career: Social Work

Hometown: Albion, MI     

Favorite Activities: Going to the movies

Favorite Exercise: Deadlift

Malia Brooks

MALIA B.

Teaches: Heavy Bag Kickboxing

Career: Fitness & Wellness Program Coordinator for GVSU Recreation 

Hometown: Iron Mountain        

Favorite Activities: Being outside, kickboxing, swimming, soccer, cooking/baking  

Favorite Exercise: Deadlift and Boxing


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ROCARA S.

Teaches: Zumba

Major: Statistics

Year: Senior

Hometown: South Lyon, MI

Favorite Activities: Dance, nap, watch Netflix

Favorite Exercise: Shimmy

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SHANNON K.

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!


sophia

SOPHIA V.

Teaches: Sunrise Yoga  

Favorite Activities: Do yoga, drink tea, and read

Favorite Exercise: Handstand!

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TONI S.

Teaches: Zumba 

Career: Fitness Instruction   

Hometown: Allendale, MI        

Favorite Activities: Hang with my family!   

Favorite Exercise: TRX Atomic Push Ups


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XUE H.

Teaches: Feel Good Flow, Power Yoga   

Major: Computer Engineering and Mathematics 

Year: Junior

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 

zoe

ZOE S.

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.