Meet the Instructors

Kendra Sukke

Year:  Senior

Major: Nursing

Class Kendra Teaches:  Pilates

Why Group Fitness? "I love group fitness because I love teaching and helping others get healthy and active!"

Kacie Limesand

Year: Senior

Major: Global Business Leadership

Class Kacie Teaches: Yoga Sculpt

Why Group Fitness? "I love that I am able to share my passion for yoga sculpt and see the energy of my students in my classes!"

Missy Rose

Year: Senior

Major: Elementary Education

Class Missy Teaches: Zumba

Why Group Fitness? “I love group fitness, especially Zumba, because it gives me energy and makes me happy!”

Kenice Miller 

Year: Junior

Major: Biology & Pre-Medicine

Class Kenice Teaches: Zumba 

Why Group Fitness? “I’m doing Zumba because it’s a fun way to do a full body work out without really feeling like you’re working out.”

Jessica (Jessy) Nelson

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Biology / Art

Classes Jessy Teaches: Yoga & Yoga Sculpt 

Why Group Fitness? "It's a great and fun way to blow off the steam of school with other students in an active, healthy way. Also, amazing friendships can be made through taking group fitness classes!" 

 

Molly Pass

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Nutrition-Dietetics / Exercise Science and Sports Studies

Classes Molly Teaches: Pilates, Step, & Butts n Guts

Why Group Fitness? "Working out with other people is so much more fun than working out alone!"

Estes Sieben

Estee Sieben

Year: Junior

Major: Nutrition & Dietetics 

Class Estee Teaches: Yoga

Why Group Fitness? "You get a workout and you don't have to think! Show up and sweat. What more can you ask for?"

Myah Christenson

Year: Sophomore

Major: Communication

Classes Myah Teaches: Butts N Gutts & Pilates 

Why Group Fitness? "I do group fitness because exercising is so much more than just wanting to look good, it's about feeling good mentally and physically!"

 Sophie Dryer

Sophie Dryer

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Global Business Leadership / Political Science 

Classes Sophie Teaches: Step & Butts n Guts

Why Group Fitness? "Working out with other people is so much more fun than working out alone!"

Quinn Hynes-Marquette

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Communications / Gender Studies

Class Quinn Teaches: Zumba

Why Group Fitness? "Because I love the joy I feel when I dance, and I love helping others feel the same way."

Summer Kubalak

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Classes Summer Teaches: TBC and Butts and Guts

Why Group Fitness? “I wanted to teach group fitness because I'm passionate about the value of exercise. I enjoy creating my own workouts, so why not share them with other people!”

Lauren Lafeber

Year: Sophomore

Major: Communication

Class Lauren Teaches: Yoga Sculpt

Why Group Fitness? "My hope is to get people excited about working out. I love being able to encourage people as they push new limits and work to better themselves."

 

Paige Mazal

Year: Sophomore

Major: Global Business Leadership

Class Paige Teaches: Pilates

Why Group Fitness? "I love to work out and stay active. I want to help others feel good about themselves."

Michaela Reardon

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biochemistry & Pre-Med

Classes Michaela Teaches: Total Body Control & Step

Why Group Fitness? "Group Fitness is the perfect setting to enjoy working out with the company of others while pushing yourself to get stronger! Go Group Ex!"

 

Ellie Riitters

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Psychology / Gender Studies

Class Ellie Teaches: Yoga

Why Group Fitness? "Teaching group fitness is a great way to take a break from the crazy work that college brings while also allowing other students to partake in that stress relief!"

Maddie Sorum

Year: Sophomore

Major: Elementary Education

Class Maddie Teaches: Zumba

Why Group Fitness? "I feed off the energy of others. They inspire me and make working out fun."

Marianna Frederick 

Year: First-Year 

Major/Minor: Psychology / Pre-Occupational Therapy

Class Marianna Teaches: Zumba 

Why Group Fitness? “Zumba fitness makes me feel so alive; Doing something that I love is exhilarating, as I get to party while I exercise”