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Staff & Instructors

Meet Our Fitness Instructors

Alex A.

Teaches: F45

Major: Exercise Physiology

Certifications: F45, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Sports Nutrition

Experience: 2+ years as a certified personal trainer, first year instructor

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Ali J.

Teaches: BODYPUMP, GRIT

Occupation: Director of Science Adventure School/ Educator

Experience: 2 years

Allison A.

Allison A.

Teaches: BODYATTACK

Occupation: PhD Candidate in Material Science and Engineering

Certifications: BODYATTACK

Experience: Started teaching BODYATTACK in May 2019

Caileigh A.

Caileigh A.

Teaches: F45

Major: M.S. in Athletic Coaching Education

Certifications: F45

Experience: 2 years

Corrine P.

Corrine P.

Teaches: F45

Occupation: Coordinator for Member Services, Operations, and Student Development

Certifications: Grit, F45

Experience:  One year  teaching group exercise classes. 4 years of experience in the campus recreation field.

Elizabeth B.

Elizabeth B.

Teaches: BODYPUMP, Barre

Occupation:  Middle School Science Teacher

Certifications: BODYPUMP, PiYo Live, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist

Experience: Started personal training in 2018 and teaching group fitness since 2018

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Gillian W.

Teaches: Barre

Major:  Journalism and Dance

Experience: First Year

Jaclyn P.

Jaclyn P.

Teaches: BODYPUMP, GRIT

Occupation: 1st Grade Teacher

Certifications: Les Mills BODYPUMP AIM 1

Experience: 5 years of teaching various group fitness classes

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Jacob B.

Teaches: F45

Major: Sports and Exercise psychology

Experience: 1st year

Jen Mac

Jen Mac

Teaches: BODYPUMP, GRIT, F45

Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness Certification, BODYPUMP, BODYPUMP Advanced Instructor Module, CXWORX, F45

Experience: 10+ years as a group fitness instructor, M.A. in Student Development, M.S. Ed in Health and Physical Education

Jordan B.

Jordan B.

Teaches: High Fitness

Major:  Physical Education Teaching   

Certifications: HIGH Fitness

Experience: One year teaching group fitness classes

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Jordan L.

Teaches: Zumba

Major: Mandarin Chinese and Theater

Certifications: Zumba

Experience: Started teaching Zumba classes in January 2019

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Kali A.

Teaches: Ballet Fitness

Occupation: Part Time Teacher

Experience: 15 Years

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Kassidy H.

Teaches: Cycle, Barre, F45

Major: Public Health

Experience: Four years of experience

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Kimberly Z.

Teaches: Cycle

Occupation: Faculty at WVU CPASS

Experience: 25 Years

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Kylie L.

Teaches: BodyFlow, BodyPump

Occupation: Patient Navigator at WVU Medicine

Experience: Four years of experience

Lindsay M.

Lindsay M.

Teaches: Cycle, BodyPump

Occupation: Health and Fitness Coach

Certifications: BODYPUMP, Mad Dogg Spinning

Experience: One year as a group exercise instructor, active Les Mills member for 5 years

Meghan T.

Megan T.

Teaches: BodyPump, BodyAttack

Occupation: Bank Teller

Certifications: BODYATTACK, BODYPUMP, Battle Fit, Move It     

Experience: Group Exercise instructor for Four years

Melissa W.

Melissa W.

Teaches: Cycle, F45

Occupation: Registered Nurse

Certifications: Schwinn Cycling Instructor

Experience: Started teaching cycling in November 2018, indoor cycling participant for over 10 years, outdoor road biking for 5 years

Mikayla L.

Mikayla L.

Teaches: F45

Major: Occupational Therapy

Certifications: F45

Experience: One year teaching group exercise classes

Nancy B.

Nancy B.

Teaches: Cycle

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Certifications: NETA Primary Group Exercise, Mad Dogg spinning

Experience: 17+ years teaching group exercise classes, Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology and Masters in Public Health from WVU

Rob H.

Rob H.

Teaches: TRX, F45

Certifications: NASM Certified Trainer, TRX certified, F45

Experience: 5+ years of personal training, B.S. in Sport and Exercise Psychology and Masters of Public Health from WVU, only TRX certified trainer in the state of West Virginia

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Ryan J.

Teaches: Hip Hop, Barre, Cycle, Yoga, F45

Major: Sport Management

Experience: 3 years of experience

Ryan W.

Ryan W.

Teaches: Yoga

Occupation: PE teacher

Certifications: Registered Yoga Alliance Instructor

Experience: Yoga instructor for 4 years, Six years total experience

Scott G.

Scott G.

Teaches: Cycle

Occupation: Senior Business Technical Analyst

Certifications: Spinning Level II - Advanced

Experience: 10 years of Spinning, instructing since 2015, SpinPower instructor

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Skyler N.

Teaches: F45

Major: Athletic Training

Experience: One Year of experience

Sophia K.

Sophia K.

Teaches: Zumba, Hip Hop

Major: Nursing

Certifications: Zumba

Experience: One year teaching Zumba classes

Stephanie M

Stephanie M.

Teaches: BodyPump, F45, Zumba, Hip Hop, Barre

Occupation: Clinical faculty member in Department of Psychology, Assistant Director of the Quin Curtis Center, Athletic Coaching Education instructor, basketball and cross country coach

Certifications: NASM Personal Training, BODYJAM, BODYPUMP, CXWORX, AAAI Pilates Mat, AAAI Cycling, AFAA Group Fitness, FIT TO DELIVER Prenatal Fitness, FIT4BABY Prenatal Fitness, Zumba, Aqua Zumba, BOKWA, AEA Aquatic Fitness, Barre Above, F45

Experience: 20+ years teaching group fitness

Emily Stookesbery

Sumaya

Teaches: Belly Dance

Certifications:  20+ years training Egyptian style belly dance, Aziza of Montreal’s Teacher Training, Journey Through Egypt Level 1 with Sahra Saeeda

Experience: Middle Eastern Dance from Cairo and the Nile Valley/Upper Egypt, group exercise instructor for 10+ years

Terezia G.

Terezia G.

Teaches: Yoga

Major: Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Certifications: Yoga Teacher Training

Experience: Yoga instructor for 2+ years, student of Yoga for 4+ years

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Zack H.

Teaches: F45

Major: Exercise Physiology

Experience: First Year