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SPECIALTY CLASSES & WHAT TO BRING

*Specialty Classes are $7.50 + tax for any Wilson’s member and $15.00 + tax for non-members. HH = Happy Hour Classes are $5.00 + tax for members and non-members.

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  1. Please bring a water bottle to all classes to stay hydrated.
  2. Yoga mats are required for yoga and barre classes.
  3. Aerobics specific shoes are recommended for cardio classes and S.P.D. cycling shoes are recommended for cycling classes.
  4. Schedule is subject to change due to low attendance, instructor injury or instructor availability.
  5. Inclement weather policy: Please call ahead for changes to due weather.

Classes have been set up to complement each other. Please feel free to attend more than one class to achieve overall fitness.

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Time Class Day Instructor Studio
7:30 am - 8:30 am

BodyAttack

BodyAttack

Date: July 13

Time: 7:30 am-8:30 am

A sports-inspired 60-minute cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high-energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises.

Instructor: Darla T / Allison Z

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Sat

Darla T / Allison Z

Darla T / Allison Z

Either of these instructors may be teaching this class:

Darla Tharp is certified in Les Mills BodyAttack, BodyFlow, and BodyPump, and has been teaching at Wilson’s since January 2017. She developed a love of fitness, sports, and the outdoors at an early age.  In middle and high school, Darla participated in softball and basketball, ran as a sprinter on the track team, and took dance classes for fun.  In college, she continued to play softball and had a regular fitness routine that included running and resistance training.  After college her focus shifted to half marathons and triathlons. “I really enjoy mixing up my routine and trying different types of physical challenges which brought me to Wilson’s group fitness.  Attending classes in addition to running, biking, and swimming is a great way to increase strength, stamina, agility, and flexibility.”

Because four of Darla’s passions are physical fitness, music, teaching, and socializing, becoming a group fitness instructor was a natural fit. She loves helping others to reach their fitness goals and maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle. “I feel blessed to be able to teach classes to the beat of funky music while being immersed in the energy of the wonderful people around me.  It is a great way to challenge my own fitness capacity as well as those who attend class.”

When Darla isn’t in the gym, she’s either doing scientific research at the University of Missouri or is at one of her son’s many sporting events.

Allison Zimbalist is certified in Les Mills BodyAttack and started teaching at Wilson’s in 2018.  She grew up playing sports, including softball, soccer, lacrosse, and track.  In college, she played lacrosse and participated in various intramural sports.  In grad school, she found that adult sports were not as accessible so she got into long-distance running; she has completed several half and full marathons.  Now that Allison has a family and young children, she has found a great love for group fitness , which allows her to challenge herself with great music and great energy!  She has her doctorate in physical therapy and has a great interest in health and fitness.  She loves BodyAttack because of the music and the challenging sports-style choreography it offers.  “You really can’t come to class without getting a great workout!”

Allison loves teaching because she loves to help others push themselves maybe a little more than they thought they would, all while working out and having fun doing it.  She wants members to know that BodyAttack is such a great class because it really allows you to work hard, no matter what fitness level you are at.  There are many options throughout class and we just want you to come have fun with us!

Forum Group
United States
8:00 am - 8:45 am

RPM★

RPM★

Date: July 13

Time: 8:00 am-8:45 am

Indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music based on your rotations per minute. Hills, flats, mountain peaks, speed work and interval training are involved.

★Due to limited space, this class requires signing-up at the front desk 30 minutes prior to class.

Instructor: Katie Tillman

Sat

Katie Tillman

Katie Tillman

Katie is certified in Les Mills BodyAttack, Sh’Bam and RPM, Stages Indoor Cycling and Flight, and YogaFit Level 1, and is also a Certified Personal Trainer through ISSA and SCW.   She currently teaches Hot and Cool Fusion, RPM, Flight, and Sh’Bam.  She took personal training clients and coached Team Training for a couple of years when her kids were babies, but now she works full time and teaches group fitness in her free time.

Katie started teaching because she always took dance growing up, and almost all group fitness classes involve teaching choreography to music, so it felt right.  She also felt like group fitness inspired her to become fitter and healthier than she could have ever become on her own.  She continues to teach because the gym is like a second family.  Her fellow instructors and class members are her friends, and class is a space of acceptance and positivity – she goes to class to have fun!  “It’s one of the rare opportunities that, as an adult, you get to participate in a fun, voluntary group activity that doesn’t involve drinking!”

Her favorite part about teaching is making people feel successful and proud – that can happen at any level, and it is key to getting people to come back and make fitness a permanent lifestyle.  She also likes motivating people to work harder than they ever would outside the studio – and like it!

8:00 am - 9:00 am

BodyFlow

BodyFlow

Date: July 13

Time: 8:00 am-9:00 am

A yoga, tai chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centered and calm in one hour. (Express = 30 or 45 minutes)

Instructor: Lacey Sweeten Randall

Sat

Lacey Sweeten Randall

Lacey Sweeten Randall

Lacey started at Wilson’s in 2017 and is currently teaching Aerial Yoga, Aerial 101, Aerial Silks Level 1, Board Balance, and BodyFlow.  Her certifications include 250 hours Aerial Yoga Training through Aerial Yoga Academy and Les Mills BodyFlow.  Lacey used to hate working out or pretty much any kind of fitness or sport.  After college, she tried out a few gyms with little success… until 2015 when she discovered Wilson’s and her first fitness love – aerial silks.  The challenge to both mind and body combined with an amazing support system surrounding the classes finally helped her find her love of fitness.

Lacey became an instructor because she wanted to support others in their fitness goals like her instructors had done for her.  She loves the community in the group fitness classes.  She looks forward to coming to her classes to get a whole workout, share her knowledge, and also for the social experience.  Lacey encourages everyone to try a class that is outside of their comfort zones.  “Many times I’ve had people tell me that they had wanted to try an aerial class or board balance but were intimidated.  Please don’t be!  These classes are open to EVERYBODY for a reason.  Come try them out!”

8:15 am - 9:15 am

Gentle Yoga* HH

Gentle Yoga* HH

Date: July 13

Time: 8:15 am-9:15 am

Begin with full yogic breathing, followed by various stretching and warm-up postures to develop flexibility and turn one’s attention inward.  Progress through sun salutations in a slow and methodical manner to synchronize breath with movement, and create heat in the body.  Join with spinal twists, shoulder stand and a final posture before going into relaxation pose with guided meditation.  Appropriate for all levels of experience and practice.  The room will be heated to 85 degrees with radiant heat only to create a safe and gentle environment for strength and flexibility.  No heat added at the Rangeline location.  Class length is 60 minutes.

HH = Happy Hour

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Instructor: Wendy Batson

Sat

Wendy Batson

Wendy Batson

Wendy has been practicing yoga for about 14 years but started teaching at Wilson’s in 2016.  Her certifications include YogaFit Level 1, YogaFit Back, and Aerial Physique Level 1.  She is currently teaching Introduction to Aerial, Aerial Level 1, and Gently Yoga.  Wendy became an instructor because she has always enjoyed sharing knowledge, teaching others, and helping people reach their goals.  Wendy loves connecting with people through movement and seeing progress in her students, knowing that she’s making a difference in their lives, and finding that they make a difference in hers.  She’s committed to aerial and fitness safety and enjoys sharing good habits for lifelong practice.

In addition to yoga and aerial, Wendy has enjoyed swing dancing and belly dancing for over 10 years, and she’s always up for trying new dance styles.  When she’s not dancing, teaching, or at her day job, you’ll likely find her cooking or reading.

8:40 am - 9:40 am

BodyStep

BodyStep

Date: July 13

Time: 8:40 am-9:40 am

This is a simple, athletic and fun 60-minute workout using the step. Expect to achieve toning for the lower body, increased cardio fitness and coordination, and upper and lower body conditioning for functional strength. (Express = 30 or 45 minutes.)

Instructor: Shannon Bahadori

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Sat

Shannon Bahadori

Shannon Bahadori

Shannon Bahadori holds certifications in Les Mills Body Step and Body Jam, and Group Exercise Instructor through NETA. She is also PALS certified and house-trained in Wilson’s exclusive program, Hot Barre.

A former high school and college athlete, Shannon has over 18 years of strength training and fitness experiences. Passion for fitness and a desire to inspire others lead her to pursue teaching. “I enjoyed going to group classes after college but never thought I would become an instructor. Now I wish I hadn’t waited so long.” In 2014, she started teaching at Wilson’s after her first training, BodyStep. She loves helping others reach their fitness goals in a fun and positive atmosphere.

Shannon and her husband have two children; the family of four loves exercising together as well as being outside any chance they get. In her ‘spare time,’ she works as a nurse at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital. “It just goes to show I love taking care of others. Being at the gym, teaching my classes goes along with that.” She currently teaches Body Step, Body Jam, and Hot Barre.

Rangeline Group
United States
9:00 am - 9:45 am

Hot Barre*

Hot Barre*

Date: July 13

Time: 9:00 am-9:45 am

This barre inspired workout is one of the fastest, most effective ways to burn calories and get toned! Yes, Hot Barre is centered around a ballet barre and inspired by the workout routine by ballet legend Lotte Berk, but the barre is simply there to provide stability, balance, and support as you move through exercises that target the core, glutes, arms, and legs. No dance experience necessary, you just need to know these three numbers: 95 degrees, 45 minutes, 800 calories! Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Meghan McCullah

Studio: Forum Hot

Sat

Meghan McCullah

Meghan McCullah

Meghan is the Group Fitness Assistant Director.  She is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, both through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She also holds certifications in Oh Baby! Fitness (a pre- and post-natal exercise program); Les Mills BodyAttack, BodyPump and RPM; Stages Indoor Cycling and Flight; Pilates; YogaFit Level 1; and Animal Flow Level 1. She currently teaches BodyPump, RPM, Hot Barre, BodyAttack, Animal Flow, Kickboxing, and Pilates and takes personal training clients.

When she was pregnant with her first child, Meghan was 120 pounds heavier.  “I learned how quickly lifestyle and diet can get out of control.”  Meghan came to work (with her baby) in the Wilson’s playcenter in 2006.  Being in a supportive, healthy environment led to weight loss, fitness, and education.  In 2009 she became a personal trainer and was excited to help others.  She maintained a healthy diet and weight through her other three pregnancies, and her passion for exercise grew to encompass group fitness as well.

“I love motivating people to feel empowered and successful; to do something they didn’t think they could do, or be someone they didn’t think they could be.”  She also finds it uplifting to see the camaraderie that develops within a class, training session, and the gym community.

9:00 am - 9:55 am

Journey

Journey

Date: July 13

Time: 9:00 am-9:55 am

A 60-min combo of intervals and hill training for the cycling enthusiast or anyone who likes to sweat.

Instructor: Chuck Archer

Studio: Rangeline Cycling
United States

Sat

Chuck Archer

Chuck Archer

Chuck started teaching spinning at Wilson’s in 1997, after becoming certified in Johnny G. Spinning.  Fitness has played a major role in Chuck’s life; he has been a triathlete, road runner, cyclist, weightlifter, baseball player, and wrestler.  Chuck first started working at Wilson’s at the front desk and would take spinning classes on his days off, but as an employee, he would have to give up his bike to a member if the class filled.  Tired of getting booted, he decided to become the instructor!

Chuck loves to push his clients, to make them work harder than they thought they could, and to see the results.  Plus, he likes being in control!  He wants his members to know that they are capable of way more than they think.  If they train hard and learn to control their doubt and anxiety, they can exceed their goals.

Rangeline Cycling
United States
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Aqua Blast

Aqua Blast

Date: July 13

Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am

This intermediate to high impact class in the water gives you a full body workout broken down into aerobics, abs, arms, and cool down.

Instructor: Tina Price-England

Sat

Tina Price-England

Tina Price-England

Tina got her start in fitness in the early 90’s as a group exercise participant and was invited to train as an instructor for a local health club in Amarillo, TX.  She started with aquatic exercise and delved into as many facets of that format as she could find, excelling as an instructor.  Through the years, she branched out to teaching various aerobics, strength and flexibility, bootcamp and HIIT style, yoga, and pilates classes.  More recently, her interests lean toward the aerial arts.

Tina is certified in AEA, AFAA, ICSA Pilates, Moms in Motion, Hydrofit, and Arthritis Foundation.  She has been an instructor for 27 years and started at Wilson’s in 1992.  She currently teaches water aerobics, pilates, yoga, aerial yoga, and aerial hammock skills.  Over the years, she has found that her overall health (physical and mental) is better and she is capable of so much more than others her age because she has stayed fit.  She loves teaching because of the interaction with her participants and seeing them evolve.  As they become stronger and more proficient, she likes to find new or different ways to challenge them and help them achieve their goals.  “Seeing participants’ smiles, hearing their success stories, and watching their confidence grow proves to me that I am making a difference in their lives.”

In her spare time, she makes cakes – big/small, fancy, fun, fondant, crazy cakes!  It started when her son asked her to make a soccer ball cake for his 11th birthday.  She thought, “Hey, I’ve watched a lot of Cake Boss – I’ll give it a go!”  Her background in graphic design and art transferred over nicely and she’s been creating fun, edible works of art ever since.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Date: July 13

Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am

This class begins with a 15-minute high intensity warm up, moves into 30 minutes of boxing/kickboxing along with intervals including sled work, tires, speed bag, slam balls, and rogue balls, and finishes with 15 minutes of core work. Gloves are recommended.

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Instructor: Leighanne Lamb

Studio: MAC Group

Sat

Leighanne Lamb

Leighanne Lamb

9:05 am - 10:05 am

Yoga

Yoga

Date: July 13

Time: 9:05 am-10:05 am

This 60-minute class provides focused practice that strengthens and tones muscles, increases bone density and establishes correct body alignment through asanas, breathing techniques, warm ups and relaxation.

Instructor: Chris Kelly-Gwartney

Sat

Chris Kelly-Gwartney

Chris Kelly-Gwartney

Chris is certified through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is also an RYT200. Since 1985, she’s been teaching group fitness—over 20 years, and came onboard at Wilson’s in 2012, where currently teaches yoga.  Chris is actively competing in the NPC Figure Division at the National level.  She also travels and teaches group fitness and yoga with several companies at resorts throughout the Caribbean.

Chris loves passing on the knowledge she’s gained over the years to her students and lives by the mantra, ‘Embrace and love your body. It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own.’

9:15 am - 10:00 am

Flight*

Flight*

Date: July 13

Time: 9:15 am-10:00 am

Stages Flight invites the indoor cyclist into a whole new world of exciting experiences, challenges and competitions. With Stages Flight, cyclists can race against themselves, each other or even the clock. Each rider has a customized intensity profile based on % max watt produced by the Stages Power Meter, the same device that Team Sky, winner of the Tour de France, trained on. You’ll feel like you’re truly in the zone as images displayed on a large screen create one-of-a-kind experiences.

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Instructor: Brenda H / Travis R

Sat

Brenda H / Travis R

Brenda H / Travis R

Either of these instructors may be teaching this class:

Brenda Heavin has been a familiar face at Wilson’s since 2000, when she got her start as a fitness instructor teaching kickboxing, then spinning.  After a few moves and a break to focus on her school and classroom, Brenda came back as instructor in 2017, earning her certifications in Les Mills RPM and Stages Flight.  She currently teaches both.

Brenda wanted to become an instructor because teaching comes naturally for her.  She enjoys team workouts and making it fun!  She loves the relationships she has built with her members.  She loves group fitness, and her other passion is teaching first graders!  Brenda has been married to her husband, James, for 26 years.  They have a daughter attending Mizzou and a son at Rock Bridge high school.

 

 

For Travis Ritter, fitness is a way of life. A tennis player from a young age through high school, he now actively participates in triathlons. As of October 2018, he has completed 30+ triathlons of all different distances, including two Ironman distance races.
Travis uses indoor cycling and yoga to train for races year round. In RPM and Flight, the group atmosphere, the upbeat music, and the variations in the releases/profiles make the workouts challenging yet fun. Yoga has improved his overall lifestyle by reducing stress, reducing his chance for overuse injuries, and improving his mental focus.
When Travis decided to become certified to teach Les Mills RPM, Stages Flight and Yoga, he combined his cycling knowledge with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training to become an authentic and well-rounded instructor with much to offer his members. Now he enjoys helping others reach their goals, facilitating fitness to enrich their lives the way it’s enhanced his own. He’s been teaching at Wilson’s since 2015.  “Don’t be intimidated to try a new class at Wilson’s. The instructors want to help you through, so if a class interests you, try it!”

9:20 am - 10:05 am

Cool Hot Barre*

Cool Hot Barre*

Date: July 13

Time: 9:20 am-10:05 am

This barre inspired workout is one of the fastest, most effective ways to burn calories and get toned! Yes, Cool Hot Barre is centered around a ballet barre and inspired by the workout routine by ballet legend Lotte Berk, but the barre is simply there to provide stability, balance and support as you move through exercises that target the core, glutes, arms and legs. No dance experience necessary. This will be the same routine we use for Hot Barre but in a cooler room.

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Instructor: Patty Loehr

Sat

Patty Loehr

Patty Loehr

Patty has been teaching at Wilson’s since 2015. She completed her 200 RYT and is certified in Stages Indoor Cycling and Flight, and Les Mills RPM and BodyPump.  She currently teaches Fusion, Gentle Flow, Hot Barre, RPM, Flight, and BodyPump.  Patty was not a “fitness” person until she started attending Wilson’s as a member in 2014, realizing she needed to focus on her health.  She started taking a yoga class one day a week and loved how it made her feel; how much more productive she was after just one class a week.  Later that year, she took Fusion and knew after just two classes that she wanted to teach it.  She also started running in 2014, with the goal of running a half marathon.  Patty completed her first half marathon in October of that year. In 2017, she started cycling outdoors thinking that she could possibly participate in a duathalon.  That plan had one thing missing though, so she is currently teaching herself to swim so that she can participate in a triathlon!

Patty loves seeing members living an active lifestyle.  “Each person that comes to my class is taking time out of their life to turn the focus on themselves and their health.  For many that is coming at a sacrifice of time with family or other important things happening in their life. I want to provide that individual with the absolute best workout experience so that they will continue to take that time for them!”

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Balance Board Yoga*

Balance Board Yoga*

Date: July 13

Time: 9:30 am-10:30 am

Make a splash this summer!  This class challenges the body while renewing the soul.  Enjoy learning while adapting to the motion of the board.  Find a continuous challenge to balance and the focus required to ground while afloat.  Yoga: more breath, flow, and flexibility focus.  Not recommended during pregnancy.  Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Ali W / Lacey S

Studio: MAC Pool

Sat

Ali W / Lacey S

Ali W / Lacey S

9:45 am - 10:45 am

BodyPump

BodyPump

Date: July 13

Time: 9:45 am-10:45 am

The original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute class challenges all your major muscle groups by using squats, presses, lifts, curls, etc. (Express = 30 or 45 minutes)

Instructor: Vesta Hotchkiss

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Sat

Vesta Hotchkiss

Vesta Hotchkiss

Vesta is certified in Les Mills BodyPump, teaching at Wilson’s since May of 2014.  She participated in many sports growing up and has always loved being physically active.  After attending TigerX classes at Mizzou, she fell in love with group fitness.  Upon graduating, she joined Wilson’s and started attending many classes… but she was intimidated by BodyPump and did not try it right away.  Once she did, she was hooked, and it became her favorite class!  It still is, along with BodyCombat, BodyAttack, Yoga, and BodyFlow.

Vesta became a regular BodyPump participant and was always in the front row.  When her instructor, Lisa Kent, came up to her after class and said, “You know, if you know the choreography better than I do, then it is time to get certified!”  Vesta laughed her off at first, but the more she thought about it, the more she liked the idea!  She got certified right away.  She loves everything about group fitness; the music, the movements, the people.  She loves how it brings people together, creates relationships, and challenges people to push themselves.  She loves being their cheerleader and their coach.  “Fitness changes lives!”

Vesta teaches kindergarten at Mill Creek Elementary and has taught in Columbia for 9 years.  She has a wonderful husband, Phil, who loves coming to her Saturday classes and being in the front row!  They have a two year-old son, Auggie, who might be a BodyPump instructor some day!  She is a health food nut and enjoys talking about healthy eating.

Rangeline Group
United States
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Deep H2O

Deep H2O

Date: July 13

Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am

Take water exercise to the next level with this challenging full hour, total body workout. This class uses the water’s resistance and increases the workload with drag and buoyant equipment. Bring a water bottle because you’re going to sweat!

Instructor: Jennifer Mantle / Peggy Nigh

Sat

Jennifer Mantle / Peggy Nigh

Jennifer Mantle / Peggy Nigh

Either of these instructors may be teaching the class:

Jennifer Mantle holds a Basic Life Saving certification and is trained as a Water Aerobics Trainer by Tina Price. She currently teaches Aqua Blast and Aqua Kickboxing. As an avid swimmer and water aerobics participant, her instructors were so encouraging to her she wanted to pass that along to others. When she became an instructor, she sought to challenge not only herself, but also her class members to better fitness through the joy of water aerobics. She finds that by teaching, she learns so much more herself. She began at Wilson’s in 2015 and loves teaching here. “Being part of this organization is a huge bonus!”

Jennifer also has a background in circuit training, and is a former competitive weight-lifter and she wants people to know it doesn’t matter if you are a beginner, expert or anything in between, water aerobics is an awesome workout that will get you fit in no time. “I highly recommend checking out a class. You will be surprised just how many muscles you will use—some you may have forgotten about.”

 

Peggy Nigh

10:10 am - 11:10 am

Animal Flow & Restore*

Animal Flow & Restore*

Date: July 13

Time: 10:10 am-11:10 am

Connect breath and movement with a Vinyasa style warm-up, preparing the joints and body for Animal Flow strength and mobility training.  Complete the practice with restorative poses for a complete energetic experience.  Not recommended during pregnancy.  Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Theron Nunnelly

Sat

Theron Nunnelly

Theron Nunnelly

Theron came to Wilson’s in 2013 as an ISSA-Certified Personal Trainer and NASM-Women’s Fitness Specialist, and he holds his Level 1 YogaFit certification.  He is a coach for Team Training and teaches Iron Yoga and TRX classes.  Theron is a former wrestler and men’s physique competitor, and also enjoys outdoor fitness activities, such as hiking and kayaking.

Theron wanted to be an instructor to help others achieve goals that they want in their lives that they weren’t able to achieve on their own, at their current fitness level.  He likes to help others and give them his professional instruction to help them succeed; becoming an instructor was a good way to pursue that.  He has been active the majority of his life and enjoys all types of physical activity.  He wanted to help others become healthier and stronger in their lives.  Now what he loves most about teaching is seeing his participants and clients grow to become stronger and more confident versions of themselves.  He finds it very rewarding to see a transformation in someone both physically and in their self-esteem.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Fusion Hot 60*

Fusion Hot 60*

Date: July 13

Time: 10:30 am-11:30 am

This practice utilizes the same sequences from Hot Fusion 90 with the exception of 1 round (rather than 2) of standing strength postures and includes the fully vinyasa flow as well as 10 minutes for core, stretch and a short savasana. Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Kelie Morgan

Studio: Forum Hot

Sat

Kelie Morgan

Kelie Morgan

Kelie holds certifications in Les Mills BodyStep, BodyPump, BodyAttack, GRIT, BodyFlow, and CXWorX, and has completed YogaFit Levels 1, 2, and 3. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) and has her USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach and has achieved her CrossFit Level 1 certification.

Always athletic, Kelie was active in sports when she was younger, but didn’t discover group fitness until after she had her second baby and needed to get 60 pounds of pregnancy off. She started attending BodyStep and was instantly hooked. “The endorphins and the adrenaline were real and so were the results!” Less than  year later, she went to her first training. That was in 2008 and she’s been teaching multiple classes every week since. Currently, Kelie teaches Fusion, BodyStep, and TRX/Kettle Circuit.

At first, becoming an instructor was about the challenge of doing something far outside of her comfort zone. But once she started, it became more about her members. “I realized that I could help them and lift them, even if it was just for one hour a day. It was clear to me then, that this was not just a hobby or a fun pastime for me, it was my passion.”

Kelie wants her participants to know that she has been where they have been.; she’s been overweight and out of shape, she’s been injured, overworked and overstressed. She knows the reasons that stop them from taking that first scary step into the group fitness studio. But she promises, “I will be there to welcome you, introduce you to a friend and above all else, give you a great workout!”

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10:35 am - 11:05 am

GRIT

GRIT

Date: July 13

Time: 10:35 am-11:05 am

High-intensity interval training (HIIT), one of the hottest fitness trends on the planet, is the fastest way to get fit and in shape. Short, sharp bursts of effort allow you to reach maximum training zones and that’s the secret to athletic performance.

Instructor: Eric Blumberg

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Sat

Eric Blumberg

Eric Blumberg

Eric started teaching at Wilson’s in 2013, when he became certified in Les Mills GRIT.  An ACE-Certified Personal Trainer, he also taught Les Mills CxWorX and BodyPump for a time, but then decided to focus solely on his first love… GRIT, which he dubs “the toughest workout in the gym”.  Eric likes to be challenged to push his personal limits and so he brings that same feeling to his classes.  He challenges his GRIT family to push themselves past what they think they can do to reach their next level of fitness.

Eric doesn’t call what he does ‘teaching’ class… instead, he’s ‘coaching’ class.  He’s encouraging and motivating his class to reach new heights.  When class is done, he enjoys getting to know his participants better so it feels like a family.  People in his class ask where someone is when a regular doesn’t make it.  Eric also runs a GRIT Facebook page called Wilson’s GRIT Athletes, where he posts articles about the benefits of HIIT (high intensity interval training) and why it’s great for you.  In the summer, he holds GRIT at the Beach Club; a special class outside where participants earn a free day for themselves and a friend at the Beach Club.

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11:50 am - 12:50 pm

Aerial Hammock Skills*

Aerial Hammock Skills*

Date: July 13

Time: 11:50 am-12:50 pm

This dynamic class uses the aerial hammock for conditioning exercises, flexibility stretches and skill building, including poses, sequences and inversions that students are able to combine for acrobatic fitness inspired flows. Students will work at their own pace and advance to more difficult moves as they become stronger. Prerequisite: Must complete Intro to Aerial Fabrics and have instructor approval to participate in this class. Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Tina Price-England

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Tina Price-England

Tina Price-England

Tina got her start in fitness in the early 90’s as a group exercise participant and was invited to train as an instructor for a local health club in Amarillo, TX.  She started with aquatic exercise and delved into as many facets of that format as she could find, excelling as an instructor.  Through the years, she branched out to teaching various aerobics, strength and flexibility, bootcamp and HIIT style, yoga, and pilates classes.  More recently, her interests lean toward the aerial arts.

Tina is certified in AEA, AFAA, ICSA Pilates, Moms in Motion, Hydrofit, and Arthritis Foundation.  She has been an instructor for 27 years and started at Wilson’s in 1992.  She currently teaches water aerobics, pilates, yoga, aerial yoga, and aerial hammock skills.  Over the years, she has found that her overall health (physical and mental) is better and she is capable of so much more than others her age because she has stayed fit.  She loves teaching because of the interaction with her participants and seeing them evolve.  As they become stronger and more proficient, she likes to find new or different ways to challenge them and help them achieve their goals.  “Seeing participants’ smiles, hearing their success stories, and watching their confidence grow proves to me that I am making a difference in their lives.”

In her spare time, she makes cakes – big/small, fancy, fun, fondant, crazy cakes!  It started when her son asked her to make a soccer ball cake for his 11th birthday.  She thought, “Hey, I’ve watched a lot of Cake Boss – I’ll give it a go!”  Her background in graphic design and art transferred over nicely and she’s been creating fun, edible works of art ever since.

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