Meet the Instructors
Class Maggie Teaches: Zumba
Why Group Fitness? “I enjoy working out in a group setting as we can motivate each other and have fun while doing it!”
Major/Minor: Elementary Education/ESL
Class Morgan Teaches: Zumba
Why Group Fitness? “Group Fitness allows CSB/SJU students to be able to try new things, stay active, stay accountable, takes breaks from school and work, and have fun while doing it. I love how inclusive the environment it! Anyone and everyone shoud it a try!”
Class Margaret Teaches: Yoga
Why Group Fitness? “I want to help other Bennies realize their potential on and off the mat. I hope to bring a sense of peace and belonging to the classes I teach. I want to create a space where students feel they can explore their true selves through yoga and yogic philosophy. Every person has a light inside of them, and I hope I can help brighten that light or be a mirror to reflect it.”
Class Mckenna Teaches: Butts N Gutts
Why Group Fitness? “I chose teaching because I love inspiring girls to be their best selves and being a part of that is something special!”
Class Lauren Teaches: Step
Why Group Fitness? “Group Fitness helps me to push my limitations and provides me the opportunity to establish new friendships!”
Major/Minor: Nutrition / Exercise Science
Class Lauren Teaches: Step
Why Group Fitness? “It is a fun environment to not only work in, but work out in. I like to motivate others while working out in a group setting!”
Class Zohra Teaches: Yoga Sculpt
Why Group Fitness? “I wanted to share my love for yoga by teaching it to others. I really enjoy helping and instructing students here on campus.”
Major/Minor: Psychology/Philosophy and Gender Studies
Class Alexis Teaches: Pilates
Why Group Fitness? “Group X is a great way to push yourself physically and socially! By becoming an instructor, I’ve been able to meet new bennies and johnnies and developed leadership qualities.”
Class Emma Teaches: Yoga
Why Group Fitness? “I love group fitness because it is a fun way to workout and get active!”
Major/Minor: Biology/Hispanic Studies
Class Emily Teaches: Yoga
Why Group Fitness? “I personally love working out in a group because you get to share a fun and healthy part of your day with those around you.”
Major/Minor: Global Business Leadership
Class Danielle Teaches: Yoga Sculpt
Why Group Fitness? “My mission is to help others discover the empowering effect that daily exercise can have on your mental, physical, and emotional health. I decided to become an instructor because I wanted to show others that fitness can be SO MUCH FUN! When I’m teaching, it doesn’t feel like a job at all because I’m having a blast!”
Major/Minor: Psychology Major and Hispanic Studies Minor
Class Ella Teaches: Barre
Why Group Fitness? "I love the community aspect and teamwork of a group workout and I wanted to share my passion for fitness with others."
Major/Minor: Psychology, Pre-OT
Class Marianna Teaches: Zumba
Why Group Fitness? "I find great joy in encouraging and supporting others to help achieve their optimal fitness goals. Zumba is definitely one of those fun filled exercises that inspires people from different backgrounds & cultures to explore movement and fitness in a new way!"
Major/Minor: Hispanic Studies/Pre-Medicine
Class Maddie Teaches: Zumba
Why Group Fitness?
Major/Minor: Elementary Education and Exercise Science Minor
Class Emma Teaches: Arms N Abs, Butts N Guts, and HIIT
Why Group Fitness? "I wanted to be in group ex to help others find their passion in exercise and healthy living!"
Major/Minor: Integrative Science
Class Lily Teaches: TBC (Total Body Conditioning)
Why Group Fitness? "I choose to be an instructor because I want to take my passion for working out and to give that passion to my participants by motivating them to accomplish their goals."
Major/Minor: Neuroscience, Pre-Med
Class Alex Teaches: Yoga
Why Group Fitness? "Group Fitness cultivates community, strength, and peace within one hour. I find stillness in the space we create to become aware. This provides groundwork for the rest of my week. Group Fitness allows me to share my creativity, passion, curiosity, and joy with students who I might not have a chance to meet otherwise."
Major/Minor: Exercise and Health Science/Pre-Chiropractic
Class Elizabeth Teaches: Butts N Guts and HIIT
Why Group Fitness? “I’ve always been in sports since I was really little and I wanted to find something to be apart of that was active and fun! Health and fitness has been a large part of my life and to be able to teach it to others while having fun makes it the best job ever!”
Class Paige Teaches: Yoga
Why Group Fitness? "I am very passionate about exercise and fitness because as college students we experience a lot of stress and no matter what the cause exercise is one of the best ways to relieve stress. Working out always make me feel better and I love to help other realize their love for fitness."
Class Elissa Teaches: Ringside or Hook and HIIT
Why Group Fitness? "I have always been passionate about health and fitness being a Nutrition, Dietetics major. I wandered into a studio where I took a kickboxing Circuit class and I fell in love. I knew that I wanted to share my excitement and passion for this type of training with others, and CSB Group Exercise provided me with the perfect outlet to do so!"
Class Anna Teaches: Yoga Sculpt
Why Group Fitness? "I believe that working out should be rewarding and fun. Group fitness makes this easy. It is a place for everyone to support each other just by showing up to their mat and I am so happy to be a part of it!"