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 Rangeline Cancellation Information October 5th & 6th

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.

Contact MEMBER SERVICES to find out how to add Specialty Classes (those marked with *) to your membership and enroll for free.

  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.

*SPECIALTY CLASS ENROLLMENT:  (Regular classes do not require enrollment)  Advanced booking is encouraged for Specialty Classes and is available one week prior to class.

  1. Enroll online or at your club.
  2. No refunds are given for cancellations less than two hours prior to class time.
  3. If you have not enrolled prior to arriving at the club, you may be placed on a waiting list until 5 minutes before class begins.
  4. Once you arrive at the club, please check in at the front desk and receive a wristband which will be collected by the instructor prior to the start of class.
  5. All participants must have signed in 5 minutes prior to start of class to ensure their spot. This is for your safety to get acclimated to the heat as well as to open space for those on the waiting list. If you have not checked in 5 minutes prior to class, your spot will be given to the next person on the waiting list and no refunds will be given.
  6. For those whose membership includes unlimited free specialty classes, a cancellation fee of $5 will be assessed to your account for any class cancelled less than 2 hours prior to class. A $5 cancellation fee will also be assessed if you are too late to attend or don’t show up for class.

Use search options below to view classes by the day or week, find out where your favorite instructor is or what’s happening in your favorite studio. Select the class in the schedule to view a description, enroll in a *Specialty Class or add to your personal calendar. You can even meet your instructor by selecting their name in the schedule.

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Time Class Day Instructor Studio
5:00 am - 6:00 am

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Date: September 09

Time: 5:00 am-6:00 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: Nikki Wilson

Studio: MAC Group

Mon

Nikki Wilson

Nikki Wilson

Nikki has been with Wilson’s since 2012.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer and heads up the Kickboxing program at the MAC.  While Nikki shares the same last name as Wilson’s, she is not in the Wilson’s family… but the gym is like a home to her.  Not only does she teach many classes and train many clients (adult and youth), she is also the head coach for the MAC Shark swim team.

Nikki grew up immersed in sports and fitness.  No matter the age or ability, Nikki strives to help everyone become better versions of themselves.  Her clients/students are the most positive things in her life, along with her dogs and beloved KU basketball team, of course.  Not only does she motivate, instruct, and support her clients, she says her clients help her just as much.  They are a big part of her life and after a debilitating injury in 2014, they continue to show tremendous support.  “It’s the community that really sets the “job” apart.”

If you’ve ever trained with Nikki or been to one of her Kickboxing classes, you know she won’t let you get away with anything.  Tough love is her specialty, although she does have a soft spot for her two Shih Tzus, Princess Samoa and King Capias.

5:00 am - 6:00 am

Yoga

Yoga

Date: September 09

Time: 5:00 am-6:00 am

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

Instructor: Chris Kelly-Gwartney

Mon

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.’

5:15 am - 6:00 am

Hot Barre*

Hot Barre*

Date: September 09

Time: 5:15 am-6:00 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: Cassie Kauffman

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Cassie Kauffman

Cassie Kauffman

Cassie has her YogaFit Level 1 certification and currently teaches Hot Barre and KettleworX at Wilson’s. Growing up, she was active in dance and cheerleading. She got involved with group fitness and running when her best friend passed away from ovarian cancer at the age of 28. She has completed several races, half marathons, and trail races. In 2018, another instructor encouraged her to go for her aspiration of becoming an instructor so she did!

“Teaching is a great way to be a better version of myself.” Cassie has two children, ages 4 and 2, and its very important for her to stay active and healthy, especially with them watching. Working out has always been a great stress reliever and a way to clear her mind… which is necessary for her sanity! She loves teaching because she wants to provide that stress relief for others. She attended Wilson’s group fitness classes for years and has always found it motivating to work out in a group setting and push yourself with your friends. “Wilson’s has amazing members that help make the classes fun.”

5:30 am - 6:30 am

BodyPump

BodyPump

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 am-6:30 am

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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: Lisa Kent

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Lisa Kent

Lisa Kent

Lisa holds certifications in Les Mills BodyStep, BodyPump, BodyCombat, BodyFlow, BodyVive, BOSU and Practical Pilates. She has completed YogaFIT Levels 1, 2 and 3, and is also certified by the American Council on Exercise in personal training. She began her fitness journey after the birth of her second child, taking aerobics classes at a local college. For 20 years she could be found on the front row, changing her body, getting stronger, and loving the social aspect of working out; making lifelong friends in the process. She took the leap to become an instructor when she moved to Columbia with her family from Austin, Texas in 2006 starting with BodyStep. In 2007 she joined the team at Wilson’s and helped expand the group fitness program one format at a time, each an exciting new adventure. She currently teaches BodyPump, BodyCombat and BodyFlow and works as the Assistant Group Fitness Manager.

Lisa is a former vocalist and music therapist who brings her love of music and passion for fitness together to motivate her clients, inspiring them to reach their ultimate potential. “I love the electricity that happens when people aspire, together, to conquer their challenges. The moments when the whole room is working hard, when members reach heights they thought were unobtainable, those are the magic moments.” Lisa says the most rewarding thing about teaching is making a difference in people’s lives. “If people walk away from my class feeling empowered, feeling good about themselves, there is no better success.”

 

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Forum Group
United States
5:30 am - 6:30 am

Flight & Flexibility*

Flight & Flexibility*

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 am-6:30 am

This class begins with 30-minutes of Flight, riding until your legs burn and your heart pumps. You’ll then move to a 30-minute yoga practice, focusing on upper and lower body flexibility and core strengthening. This combination increases your overall body position and awareness for injury prevention and enhanced riding performance, as well as bringing the mind to a place of inner calm and balance.

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Instructor: Shelby Miller

Mon

Shelby Miller

Shelby Miller

A fitness instructor since 2015, Shelby is certified in Les Mills CxWorX and GRIT, Stages Flight, and YogaFit Level 1.  She currently teaches CxWorX, Fusion, Warm Iron Yoga, and Flight.  She chose to become an instructor because she thinks “Group Fitness is awesome – it is the best way to work out, and I wanted to be able to deliver that experience to others!”  She loves the participants in class and the energy they bring.  If a regular doesn’t show up, she automatically gets bummed out.  “They don’t realize I count on them as much as they count on me!”

Shelby played competitive sports growing up, and into her adult years she started to run marathons and compete in triathlons.  She has been fortunate enough to work with and rehabilitate people with cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, and other chronic illnesses.  She has a passion for what she does, but… in her dream life, she is actually a professional chef and coffee barista – she loves good food and coffee!

5:30 am - 6:00 am

GRIT

GRIT

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 am-6:00 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: Phillip Chisholm

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Phillip Chisholm

Phillip Chisholm

Phillip has been teaching on the Wilson’s team since 2016, when he earned his Group Fitness and Les Mills GRIT certifications.  He currently teaches GRIT and Kickboxing.  Phillip became an instructor shortly after two other GRIT instructors talked him into it!  He regularly teaches early morning (5:30am) classes and is always inspired by his dedicated regulars who wake up so early to put in the work.  An Air Force Veteran, Phillip is no stranger to tough workouts!

Rangeline Group
United States
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Aqua

Aqua

Date: September 09

Time: 7:00 am-8:00 am

A series of high intensity water aerobic exercises, designed to improve cardio-pulmonary fitness, increase strength, endurance, balance and flexibility, all in a 60-minute class.

Instructor: Peggy Nigh

Mon

Peggy Nigh

Peggy Nigh

8:15 am - 9:00 am

Forever Fit

Forever Fit

Date: September 09

Time: 8:15 am-9:00 am

45 minutes of low impact aerobics & strength training, designed for all who want to be forever fit.

Instructor: Phyllis Koepp

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Phyllis Koepp

Phyllis Koepp

Phyllis is an Aerobics and Fitness Association of American (AFAA) Certified Personal Trainer, and is also certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) in Senior Longevity. Since January 2012, Phyllis has worked as a personal trainer at FIT. She is a Mizzou alum and holds a B.S.Ed. in elementary education and an M.Ed. in health education. Before becoming a personal trainer, she taught 4th grade for 26 years. One of the many highlights of her teaching career was to help revise the 4th grade health curriculum and teach the importance of maintaining a healthy body through diet and exercise. As an avid exerciser, Phyllis enjoys biking and walking at the trail and participating in the various exercise classes Wilson’s has to offer.

Since 2013, Phyllis has taught seniors in the group studio, leading Forever Fit and sharing her expertise on health and well-being during the aging process. She’s found her work as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor very rewarding. The challenge of designing fitness plans and classes that will maximize benefits for her clients’ healthy lifestyle has been her focus. She’s a living example of her personal mantra, “Exercise is good for the soul.”

Forum Group
United States
8:25 am - 9:25 am

BodyFlow

BodyFlow

Date: September 09

Time: 8:25 am-9:25 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: Angela Peterson

Mon

Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson

Angela started teaching at Wilson’s in 2018 after getting certified in Stages Indoor Cycling and Flight, and she currently teaches Flight.  Her fitness background is rooted in endurance sports. She played soccer for years growing up and these days she enjoys trail running, triathlons, and cycling. Being active outdoors is what she loves the most and where she spends most of her time. Yoga and pilates have been a recent addition to her fitness activities and have been awesome for her physical and mental health. BodyFlow is one of her favorite classes!

Angela’s biggest fitness accomplishments include her first trail half-marathon in October 2015,  Ironman Wisconsin in September 2017, a 206-mile gravel bike race called Dirty Kanza in June 2018, and a 150-mile gravel bike race called Gravel Worlds in August 2018. She is also an avid bike commuter and you may spot her on the MKT from time to time pulling her dog in his Burley tail wagon.

Angela is a former youth horseback riding teacher and now teaches kids to ride bikes.  She chose to become a fitness instructor to share her enthusiasm with others and help people on their fitness journeys. She loves cycling and what better way to share that than through teaching. “Everybody at times needs someone to encourage them or hold them accountable for a workout and being an instructor can do just that for anyone coming to my class or other classes.”  For her, the best part of teaching is honestly how much fun it is!  Teaching has introduced her to more people who enjoy cycling as well meeting new people too. Being an instructor for Stages Flight has also given her the space to create the training workouts and put her own music to it.  She encourages members, new or regular, to reach out to her with any questions about cycling or spinning – she’s always happy to help!

8:30 am - 9:10 am

BodyJam Express

BodyJam Express

Date: September 09

Time: 8:30 am-9:10 am

Lose yourself in the dance-inspired cardio workout to the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds and burn up to 800 calories in the fastest 60 minutes you’ve ever worked out! (Express = 45 minutes).

Instructor: Shannon Bahadori

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

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

RPM★

RPM★

Date: September 09

Time: 9:00 am-9:45 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: Betty Bohon

Mon

Betty Bohon

Betty Bohon

Betty is certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) in Group Fitness, Les Mills in RPM and BodyVive, and has trained for BOSU and TRX. A fixture at Wilson’s Fitness since 1996, her teaching career began in the early 80’s. She’s taught multiple formats, including step, ‘slide’ and group racquetball and currently teaches RPM and BOSU along with Hot Barre in the hot studio.

Though Betty was athletic as a child, her real start with fitness began when she was 29. After having her first child she began jogging to lose weight. Then she started running races. Then marathons, including the infamous Boston Marathon. She  also played competitive women’s racquetball, biked the MS 150 and took aerobics classes. Betty chose to become an instructor when coaxed by an instructor to channel her passion for working out. “I love sharing the knowledge I have acquired along the way and watching people see that fitness is fun; it gives you energy and makes you feel great!” She wants her members to get excited about living a healthy lifestyle and be good examples for their families and friends, too.

What Betty loves most is motivating people to believe they have an inner athlete, that they can become fitter, and it is never too late! Since she was almost 30 when she began, she inspires her participants simply by walking the walk. “If I can inspire just one person to get healthier each time I lead a class, then I am fulfilled. I have done the job that I love so much.”

9:05 am - 10:00 am

Cardio Step

Cardio Step

Date: September 09

Time: 9:05 am-10:00 am

This is a step aerobic workout for cardiovascular endurance and conditioning. Complete your hour with muscle toning exercises incorporating the full body. Choreography styles will vary so everyone will find success.

Instructor: Fran Welek

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Fran Welek

Fran Welek

Fran, an icon in Wilson’s group fitness since 1991, teaches Step, BodyStep and Studio Barre. She’s certified through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) in Pilates, through Les Mills in BodyJam, is currently pursuing her Les Mills BodyStep certification, and has in-house training in Barre. She is also a nurse, registered in 1979, and possessing a vast background in the medical profession. An RN, BSN – CEN CPEN, Fran is nationally certified in emergency nursing with a specialty certification in pediatric emergency nursing. She’s also an instructor for the AHA for Pediatric Advanced Life Support as well as for the Emergency Nurses Association for Trauma Nursing and the American Heart Association.

Fran first started teaching at Body Works in Columbia in 1983, joining the Wilson’s team in 1991. To her teaching she brings knowledge of anatomy, human physiology, body mechanics, and injury prevention and treatment. “The best thing about instructing is getting to meet all the different people in my classes. All have varied interested, jobs and backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common and that is the love of group fitness.”

Forum Group
United States
9:15 am - 10:00 am

BodyAttack Express

BodyAttack Express

Date: September 09

Time: 9:15 am-10:00 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.(Express = 30 or 45 minutes)

Instructor: Meghan McCullah

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

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.

Rangeline Group
United States
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Fusion Hot 60*

Fusion Hot 60*

Date: September 09

Time: 9:15 am-10:15 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: Janette Keller

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Janette Keller

Janette Keller

Janette holds certifications in Les Mills GRIT and has earned her 200-RYT, and currently teaches yoga and Fusion. She also holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Nursing and began her teaching career on the college level, instructing nursing students. Janette became an instructor in 2013 when she wanted to learn more about the classes and practices she loved herself. “As I started the process, sharing what I was passionate about came very naturally for me. My medical background adds significantly to the knowledge of exercise I bring to the classes I teach. I find joy in seeing and helping others love their fitness class too.”

Physically active her entire life, Janette seeks athletic adventures. Exercise as a hobby or in competition has always been important to her. For nearly 15 years she’s been a regular participant in group fitness classes and has been running just as long. Through her running career she’s met many significant personal goals including running the Boston Marathon. Group fitness classes have played a tremendous role in helping her achieve these goals.

She loves pushing herself physically alongside her members, motivating them through challenges, then together, celebrating the accomplishment of the finish. She particularly loves when she can help someone find a new way, a modification of a pose or an exercise that allows them to get the maximum benefit for their bodies. “The greatest reward for me is seeing a light of confidence or success come across their face when they realize they too can do it.” When she’s not at the gym, Janette enjoys spending time with her sweet family. She and her husband have three children, two of which, they’ve had the joy of adopting. She is also passionate about mission work.

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Extreme H2O

Extreme H2O

Date: September 09

Time: 9:30 am-10:45 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: Lisa Glass

Mon

Lisa Glass

Lisa Glass

Lisa is a United States Water Fitness Association instructor, teaching in the water at Wilson’s since August 2005. She loves taking all kinds of fitness classes but it’s aqua that she loves to teach. Lisa strives to motivate her members, helping them achieve better strength, balance and become more toned. She loves being involved in keeping them working towards their fitness goals and seeing results along their way. She also enjoys being part of Wilson’s teaching staff.

“Water exercise is more work than it appears to be. It is a wonderful way to work your whole body. Water is a great support to your joints while you work your muscles. We have lots of fun in our classes while we exercise. The time goes by rapidly.”

9:35 am - 10:30 am

Barre Fitness*

Barre Fitness*

Date: September 09

Time: 9:35 am-10:30 am

55 minutes of strength and toning using dance inspired positions, moves and a barre ballet for balance. This full body conditioning class will lift the heart rate and your mood with exercises set to fun music in a supportive and high-energy environment.

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Instructor: Becky Nielsen

Mon

Becky Nielsen

Becky Nielsen

Becky is certified in Les Mills BodyCombat, BodyPump and BodyStep and is in-house trained in various Barre formats. She loves being active and considers it her favorite hobby. A Wilson’s member for over 10 years, she started teaching in March of 2014. An avid runner, she has completed over 20 half-marathons and 4 marathons to date and continues to train in distance running.  “The classes I currently teach complement running by promoting posture, strengthening legs and core, and help the body learn to engage muscles more effectively.”

Currently, Becky teaches Barre Fitness, FIT (Females In Training), Barrelates, and loves the overall group fitness experience.  She became an instructor to help others enjoy their workouts while getting stronger. “I love being at the gym. I see exercise as rewarding and fun, and I want others to feel the same.”  The relationships and friendships made at the gym have been a huge bonus to feeling strong.

10:05 am - 11:00 am

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Date: September 09

Time: 10:05 am-11:00 am

Strength train your entire body using bars, dumbbells & bands, & a mix of cardio intervals.

Instructor: Keira Hamann

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Keira Hamann

Keira Hamann

Keira has been a Wilson’s instructor since 2016 and is certified in Les Mills BodyPump and BodyFlow.  She currently teaches Total Body Workout (TBW) and BodyFlow, and occasionally BodyPump.  Keira grew up active in sports, but upon going to college she didn’t know how to work out on her own. She started taking group fitness classes and, thanks to some fantastic instructors, she didn’t just get a workout, she learned a lot about fitness. She is grateful to have continued to have had so many opportunities to learn from knowledgeable people and grow in her own fitness knowledge, including personal training, active pregnancy and marathon training.  She became an instructor 8 years ago when the small community she moved to didn’t have body pump… so she got certified to teach it herself!  It was a small gym and she was encouraged to explore teaching a lot of different formats, which was both a challenging and fantastic learning experience.
Keira loves teaching group fitness classes because there is such great energy and community.  It really fuels the workout and helps her work harder while enjoying it more. She doesn’t like to just tell people what to do, she wants to teach them about what they are doing and why.  It not only enhances performance, but more importantly, it is so empowering!  She loves watching people try a new class or exercise and see the doubt and uncertainty on their faces transform into amazement and confidence as they progress.

Forum Group
United States
10:55 am - 11:25 am

Cardio Kidz 2-3

Cardio Kidz 2-3

Date: September 09

Time: 10:55 am-11:25 am

This 30-minute class is just for kids and makes fitness fun by keeping those little feet moving and grooving with interactive activities set to music. Two classes for two age groups focus on appropriate developmental motor skills in a supportive, social setting. Classes are for those whose children are on an active membership

Instructor: Various

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Various

Various

This class will be led by various Play Center Team Members.

Rangeline Group
United States
11:25 am - 11:55 am

Cardio Kidz 4-5

Cardio Kidz 4-5

Date: September 09

Time: 11:25 am-11:55 am

This 30-minute class is just for kids and makes fitness fun by keeping those little feet moving and grooving with interactive activities set to music. Two classes for two age groups focus on appropriate developmental motor skills in a supportive, social setting. Classes are for those whose children are on an active membership

Instructor: Various

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Various

Various

This class will be led by various Play Center Team Members.

Rangeline Group
United States
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

TRX★

TRX★

Date: September 09

Time: 11:30 am-12:15 pm

Learn the Basics of suspension training in this 45-minute class. Utilize your own body weight for a great workout.

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

Instructor: Hairong Liu

Mon

Hairong Liu

Hairong Liu

Hairong started teaching at Wilson’s in 2016.  Certified in YogaFit Level 1 and Les Mills CxWorX, she teaches CxWorX and Aerial 101.  She has always been athletic and works out to stay strong and fast and have high endurance.  She became an instructor because she loves advocating fitness and health, as well as teaching and socializing with people.  She loves teaching because it keeps her committed to coming to the gym regularly.  And, of course, she loves seeing and making friends!

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

BodyPump Express

BodyPump Express

Date: September 09

Time: 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

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: Amy Appold

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Amy Appold

Amy Appold

Amy, by her own definition, is a latecomer to group fitness. She worked out for the first time in her life at age 39 after undergoing treatment for cancer, but it didn’t take long for her to become ‘addicted.’ Amy is certified in Les Mills BodyStep and BodyPump and has been teaching at Wilson’s since the fall of 2008. Becoming an instructor was the next logical goal for her once she acquired her personal fitness level as it seemed to fit her skills; Amy is a virtuoso violinist and has a vast background as a professional musician and now teaches her own violin students. Being a group fitness instructor also fit her personality. “It was a challenge, and I love a challenge.”

Amy encourages her participants to strive to reach their goals with as much detail, excellence and drive as they can. “I love it when I can help someone realize that they can do it; that they are doing it, and that they love doing it, more than they thought they would.”

As a two-time cancer survivor who began her pursuit of physical fitness later in life, she wants her members to know that it doesn’t take anything they don’t already have to become physically fit. “If I can do it, you can do it!”

Forum Group
United States
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Boxing/Kickboxing*

Date: September 09

Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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: Nikki Wilson

Studio: MAC Group

Mon

Nikki Wilson

Nikki Wilson

Nikki has been with Wilson’s since 2012.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer and heads up the Kickboxing program at the MAC.  While Nikki shares the same last name as Wilson’s, she is not in the Wilson’s family… but the gym is like a home to her.  Not only does she teach many classes and train many clients (adult and youth), she is also the head coach for the MAC Shark swim team.

Nikki grew up immersed in sports and fitness.  No matter the age or ability, Nikki strives to help everyone become better versions of themselves.  Her clients/students are the most positive things in her life, along with her dogs and beloved KU basketball team, of course.  Not only does she motivate, instruct, and support her clients, she says her clients help her just as much.  They are a big part of her life and after a debilitating injury in 2014, they continue to show tremendous support.  “It’s the community that really sets the “job” apart.”

If you’ve ever trained with Nikki or been to one of her Kickboxing classes, you know she won’t let you get away with anything.  Tough love is her specialty, although she does have a soft spot for her two Shih Tzus, Princess Samoa and King Capias.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Date: September 09

Time: 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Strength train your entire body using bars, dumbbells & bands, & a mix of cardio intervals.

Instructor: Emily Smith

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily became an instructor at Wilson’s in 2016, just after turning 40.  She is certified in Les Mills CxWorX and BodyCombat and currently teaches both, in addition to Total Body Workout (TBW).  She played sports into college and exercise was always important to her after that.  After getting married and having kids, it became more difficult to find time and motivation to work out.  Two years after her second son was born, she finally recommitted to exercise and loves the Les Mills classes and instructors (and the playcenters!) at Wilson’s.  In fact, several years ago, her husband was offered a job in a different city and the first thing she did was research if any gyms there offered Les mills classes!  Luckily, they stayed in Columbia and five years later, she got certified in her first program, CxWorX.

Emily loves the energy of group fitness.  She became an instructor because she felt that when one is going to classes all the time, it makes sense to keep the progression going.  This was also the time that Wilson’s was getting CxWorX for the first time so she was excited to get in on the ground floor of such a great program.  She enjoys developing friendships with other instructors and getting to know them through working together.  Emily loves motivating people to work harder and make changes to their fitness levels.  Also, she secretly loves having the mic and being able to talk for an hour straight – like one giant monologue/stand-up routine!

Rangeline Group
United States
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Hot Barre*

Hot Barre*

Date: September 09

Time: 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

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: Candace Kauffman

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Candace Kauffman

Candace Kauffman

Candace, a Columbia native, has a strong dance background. She began her dance training at five years old when she was enrolled in ballet at her family’s church.  Around the age of eleven, she was enrolled in the Halcyone Ewalt Perlman School of Ballet, now the Perlman-Stoy School of Ballet (Mid-Missouri Dance Theatre), where she studied under the close tutelage of Halcyone Perlman and performed in yearly concerts from junior high through high school.  In addition to dance, Candace is very athletic and played volleyball from 7th-9th grade. In high school, she successfully auditioned and was accepted into the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center.  Shortly after moving to New York City, she began professional dance training at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center where she studied ballet, West African, Modern, Horton, Dunham, dance choreography, and more. Today, Candace resides in Columbia, and is a licensed cosmetologist at Riversong Spa and Salon.  She is a guest instructor and choreographer at the Perlman-Stoy School of Ballet.  Candace is wife to husband, Eric, and mother to two precious children, Jamila and Xavier.

Working out and staying active helps Candace continue to do what she is very passionate about…dance.  Candace started teaching at Wilson’s in 2016 and earned her certification in Les Mills BodyAttack in 2017.  She currently teaches Hot Barre and BodyAttack. She is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and look their best. She would be elated to have you in any of her classes!

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

CXWorX

CXWorX

Date: September 09

Time: 12:30 pm-1:00 pm

This 30-minute class uses resistance tubes and weight plates as well as body weight exercises to work all of the muscles around the core. Be better at all you do with a stronger core!

Instructor: Emily Smith

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily became an instructor at Wilson’s in 2016, just after turning 40.  She is certified in Les Mills CxWorX and BodyCombat and currently teaches both, in addition to Total Body Workout (TBW).  She played sports into college and exercise was always important to her after that.  After getting married and having kids, it became more difficult to find time and motivation to work out.  Two years after her second son was born, she finally recommitted to exercise and loves the Les Mills classes and instructors (and the playcenters!) at Wilson’s.  In fact, several years ago, her husband was offered a job in a different city and the first thing she did was research if any gyms there offered Les mills classes!  Luckily, they stayed in Columbia and five years later, she got certified in her first program, CxWorX.

Emily loves the energy of group fitness.  She became an instructor because she felt that when one is going to classes all the time, it makes sense to keep the progression going.  This was also the time that Wilson’s was getting CxWorX for the first time so she was excited to get in on the ground floor of such a great program.  She enjoys developing friendships with other instructors and getting to know them through working together.  Emily loves motivating people to work harder and make changes to their fitness levels.  Also, she secretly loves having the mic and being able to talk for an hour straight – like one giant monologue/stand-up routine!

Rangeline Group
United States
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Animal Flow Circuit* HH

Animal Flow Circuit* HH

Date: September 09

Time: 12:30 pm-1:15 pm

Animal Flow combines ground-based movement with various bodyweight-training disciplines for a fun, challenging workout with multi-planar, integrated movement.  Progressive strength, power, and control will be gained as we train specific movements in stations to include Animal Flow, strength, and cardio.  Not recommended during pregnancy.  Please consult your physician.

HH = Happy Hour

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Instructor: Malcolm Castilow

Mon

Malcolm Castilow

Malcolm Castilow

Malcolm is a NASM-certified Personal Trainer and hold his Level 1 certification in Animal Flow.  He began training at Wilson’s in 2018 and teaching Animal Flow in 2019.  His fitness background includes strength training and boxing.  Malcolm wanted to become a trainer and instructor to share his knowledge and love for fitness, and to help people reach their goals.  His enthusiasm for exercise shines through during his classes – he loves to have fun!

4:05 pm - 4:35 pm

Animal Flow* HH

Animal Flow* HH

Date: September 09

Time: 4:05 pm-4:35 pm

Animal Flow combines ground based movement with various bodyweight-training disciplines for a fun, challenging workout with multi-planar, integrated movement.  Not recommended during pregnancy.  Please consult your physician.

HH = Happy Hour

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Instructor: Meghan McCullah

Mon

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.

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Fusion Hot 60*HH

Fusion Hot 60*HH

Date: September 09

Time: 4:15 pm-5:15 pm

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.

HH = Happy Hour

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Instructor: Hayes Murray

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Hayes Murray

Hayes Murray

Hayes, a Level 1 YogaFit instructor, joined the Wilson’s team in 2018, teaching Fusion classes.  He has been very physically active his whole life.  Wrestling and weightlifting in high school led to Hayes being able to push himself hard when he joined the Army.  Serving as a Scout in the Armed Calvary, he did everything from obstacle courses to rappelling out of helicopters to 12-mile runs to swimming in frozen lakes (with wet suits on, luckily!).  He is a qualified scuba diver, has run the Tough Mudder twice, and still likes to ski and lift weights.

When knee pain put a stop to running a few years ago, Hayes was not happy about that and searched for another activity.  A friend suggested yoga – it has since been every answer to a workout he could want.  “It can be all the challenge you want or none of it if you just want to stretch, depending on how you feel for the session.”  A realtor by day, he enjoys his time teaching yoga because he likes to help people find the same enjoyment he does in the practice.  He admires the other instructors and it was learning through them that inspired him to go further in yoga and push himself to give back.  He feels it is humbling and rewarding all at once to be among that group.

Hayes is learning from his members, just as they are learning from him, and when he sees them pushing, it always takes him higher, too.  Yoga is the best practice he has found.  “Like we say in class:  There are no belts or titles in yoga, no championship brackets and you don’t get points for getting to a pose first; but what you do get is the workout you want, as you want it to be, and a great sense of being.”  That’s why he loves it!

4:30 pm - 5:25 pm

Barre Fitness*HH

Barre Fitness*HH

Date: September 09

Time: 4:30 pm-5:25 pm

55 minutes of strength and toning using dance inspired positions, moves and a barre ballet for balance. This full body conditioning class will lift the heart rate and your mood with exercises set to fun music in a supportive and high-energy environment.

HH = Happy Hour

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Instructor: Becky Nielsen

Mon

Becky Nielsen

Becky Nielsen

Becky is certified in Les Mills BodyCombat, BodyPump and BodyStep and is in-house trained in various Barre formats. She loves being active and considers it her favorite hobby. A Wilson’s member for over 10 years, she started teaching in March of 2014. An avid runner, she has completed over 20 half-marathons and 4 marathons to date and continues to train in distance running.  “The classes I currently teach complement running by promoting posture, strengthening legs and core, and help the body learn to engage muscles more effectively.”

Currently, Becky teaches Barre Fitness, FIT (Females In Training), Barrelates, and loves the overall group fitness experience.  She became an instructor to help others enjoy their workouts while getting stronger. “I love being at the gym. I see exercise as rewarding and fun, and I want others to feel the same.”  The relationships and friendships made at the gym have been a huge bonus to feeling strong.

4:40 pm - 5:25 pm

BodyPump Express

BodyPump Express

Date: September 09

Time: 4:40 pm-5:25 pm

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: Meghan McCullah

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

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.

Rangeline Group
United States
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Hot Barre*

Hot Barre*

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:15 pm

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: Robin May

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Robin May

Robin May

Robin is certified in KettleWorX, indoor cycling and TRX. Before becoming an instructor, Robin took spinning classes at Wilson’s in 2001 and fell in love with its intensity and cross training benefits. In high school she enjoyed competitive sports, especially basketball and volleyball. After marrying a runner in 1994, she slowly, but surely became serious about running. Starting in 2000 she has competed races of all distances including three marathons and several duathlons.

Robin has always been an athlete, but after she started her exercise routine and healthy eating as an adult, she lost 40 lbs. She wanted to help others and inspire them in ways that were personal to her. “I understand what it’s like to be self-conscious about body image and I want to help people in that struggle.”  When she became an instructor in 2007, she started with indoor cycling. And when she needed a new challenge, she found it with KettleWorX in 2014. Robin currently teaches KettleWorX and Hot Barre at Wilson’s.

“Teaching motivates me to live fitness as a lifestyle. It also challenges me both physically and mentally and I enjoy that added dimension of the workout. Plus, I really like being in charge!“ Above all, she loves her members and the friendships that have come from her classes. And she loves for new people to try her classes. Teaching gives her a chance to be a cheerleader for others in their fitness journey. “It is so exciting to see people transform their lives!” I love for new people to try my classes. I get excited to see new faces, especially at 5:30 a.m.!

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Total Body Workout (TBW)

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Strength train your entire body using bars, dumbbells & bands, & a mix of cardio intervals.

Instructor: Brenda Brown

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Brenda Brown

Brenda Brown

Brenda started teaching at Wilson’s in 1983, and after all these years it still makes her happy. “The members are the glue at Wilson’s, and I care about each and every one of them.” She holds a Group Fitness Certification through AFAA and has used it to teach a diversity of formats including high-impact aerobics, step, slide, hip-hop, and interval training. She currently teaches Total Body Workout.

For Brenda, teaching is about more than fitness; it’s about people. And her classes know that. They feel good about themselves because she lets them know she cares. Brenda has been instrumental in her member’s progress, helping them build confidence, see results and achieve goals.

Brenda’s day job is working in the family business, General Printing. When she’s not working she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter. “Wilson’s has been my life. I have members who’ve been with me through all my years of teaching, and I’ve made new friends because I love sharing what I do with others at this wonderful place. We are one big family.”

Forum Group
United States
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Likened to a dynamic dance, is a practice where postures or asanas are connected through the breath. Classes build heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength. Creative sequencing is built around surya namaskar (sun salutations). Classes weave together wisdom teachings and music to inspire physical, energetic, mental, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Props are used to facilitate poses. The class is taught at level 1.5 with modifications of higher & lower intensity.

Instructor: Susan Zeng

Mon

Susan Zeng

Susan Zeng

Yinghui (“Susan”) has been teaching Yoga and Aerial at Wilson’s since 2018.  She is certified in YogaFit Level 3 and has been practicing yoga for 20 years.  Working in the technology field, she would stare at a computer for hours and thought yoga was only for very fit people.  Then she tried a free class and immediately fell in love with the mindset that everybody is a yoga body.  She was inspired by the authentic, non-judgemental teaching and the compassion-centered philosophy and so decided to begin her yoga journey!

Growing up with a family that practiced ancient Chinese Qigong meditations, Susan now weaves thought-provoking meditations and mindful movement throughout her classes.  She applies ancient wisdom to our contemporary western world in a useful and understandable way, leading others and herself to create dynamic harmony between yin and yang, and to walk the path toward a happier, healthier, and more conscious life.  She is passionate about teaching and sharing her yoga journey, as well as the benefits of yoga and aerial.

Susan feels that the most important rules of her life were learned from yoga:  #1 is the Mountain Pose; always stand tall with your shoulders back!  #2 is Child’s Pose; take care of ourselves  and connect body and brain, as our body is the child of our soul.  #3 is mindful breathing; regardless of what’s happening, the unconscious breath is the repetitive prayer that goes on continuously in all living creatures.

5:30 pm - 6:25 pm

Journey

Journey

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:25 pm

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

Mon

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
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Aerial Fabric Skills Level 1*

Aerial Fabric Skills Level 1*

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Introduction to Aerial Fabrics is a prerequisite for this class, an acrobatic fitness fusion class that will lift you off the ground and get your heart pumping. This challenging art form builds unparalleled upper body and core strength, kinesthetic awareness, coordination and confidence. A dynamic warm-up leads to light stretching, skill-building including climbs, footlocks, poses, sequences, and inversions. Building off the basics learned in the intro class and working at their own pace, students will advance to more difficult moves as they become stronger. Class concludes with a yoga-inspired cool down and flexibility work. Content will be dependent on experience level of those in attendance. Prerequisite: Must complete Intro to Aerial Fabrics to participate in this class. Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

ENROLL IN CLASS

Instructor: Wendy Batson

Mon

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.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

BodyStep

BodyStep

Date: September 09

Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

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: Claire Schmidt

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Claire Schmidt

Claire Schmidt

Claire is certified in Les Mills BodyStep and started teaching at Wilson’s in 2019.  Claire has been a Wilson’s group fitness enthusiast since 2011.  She worked hard over the course of years to raise her fitness level and BodyStep was the class that made her overcome her fear of cardio.  Once she was able to comfortably do all the high options in BodyStep, she wanted a new challenge and wanted to share her love of the class with others, so now she teaches it!

What she loves most about teaching is seeing the joy and pride at achievement in participants coming from a variety of backgrounds and fitness levels.  Claire has come a long way in her fitness journey. She feels that group fitness classes at Wilson’s gave her the information, support, and motivation to become stronger, faster, and healthier than she believed she could ever be!

Rangeline Group
United States
5:40 pm - 6:25 pm

RPM★

RPM★

Date: September 09

Time: 5:40 pm-6:25 pm

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: Katy Lohmann

Mon

Katy Lohmann

Katy Lohmann

Katy fell in love with group fitness during her undergrad years at Mizzou and decided she wanted to teach.  She became certified in Les Mills BodyPump in 2008, then RPM in 2010, and just added Stages Flight in Jan 2018.  She has been teaching classes since 2008, but joined the Wilson’s team in 2018, where she currently teaches RPM.

Katy chose to become an instructor because the combination of health and fitness was always important to her – in both her personal life and career (she’s a Physician Assistant).  Group fitness was the type of workout that she always returned to. She has trained for half marathons and tried various other forms of exercise, but having an instructor-based class setting is the most motivating and dependable work out for her!

She loves teaching because of the connections you make with people you may otherwise never interact with!  Also,”regardless of the day you’ve had or he stressors you may encounter – RPM is a 50 min break from whatever challenges life may throw at you!”

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Aqua Blast

Aqua Blast

Date: September 09

Time: 5:45 pm-6:45 pm

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: Jennifer Mantle

Mon

Jennifer Mantle

Jennifer Mantle

Jennifer 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.”

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Radiant Yoga*

Radiant Yoga*

Date: September 09

Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Strike a balance of breath, postures and flow in a room heated to 95-100 degrees with radiant heat to create “tapas” (healing for your body, mind and spirit). Come to this class to cleanse your body, lengthen and strengthen your muscles, calm and soothe your mind. This practice may include standing strength postures as well as arm balances so come and strike a pose! Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Shelby Miller

Studio: Forum Hot

Mon

Shelby Miller

Shelby Miller

A fitness instructor since 2015, Shelby is certified in Les Mills CxWorX and GRIT, Stages Flight, and YogaFit Level 1.  She currently teaches CxWorX, Fusion, Warm Iron Yoga, and Flight.  She chose to become an instructor because she thinks “Group Fitness is awesome – it is the best way to work out, and I wanted to be able to deliver that experience to others!”  She loves the participants in class and the energy they bring.  If a regular doesn’t show up, she automatically gets bummed out.  “They don’t realize I count on them as much as they count on me!”

Shelby played competitive sports growing up, and into her adult years she started to run marathons and compete in triathlons.  She has been fortunate enough to work with and rehabilitate people with cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, and other chronic illnesses.  She has a passion for what she does, but… in her dream life, she is actually a professional chef and coffee barista – she loves good food and coffee!

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

RPM★

RPM★

Date: September 09

Time: 6:30 pm-7:15 pm

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: Patty Loehr

Studio: Rangeline Cycling
United States

Mon

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!”

Rangeline Cycling
United States
6:35 pm - 7:35 pm

Introduction to Aerial Fabrics*

Introduction to Aerial Fabrics*

Date: September 09

Time: 6:35 pm-7:35 pm

You don’t have to join the circus to come and explore the world of aerial acrobatics. This class is a perfect introduction to aerial fabrics and will give you a taste of the aerial basics in a safe and supportive environment. Classes will include a hammock based warm up, conditioning, beginner moves and a cool down. Beginners will learn footlocks, basic climbs, beginner poses and inversions starting low to the ground and focusing on technique and building the required strength necessary for aerial arts. Students MUST attend at least 1 intro class and have approval from the instructor before dropping in to the Aerial Fabric Skills Level 1 classes. This class is not ongoing. Students should only attend 1 – 3 times before testing into Level 1. Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

ENROLL IN CLASS

Instructor: Wendy Batson

Mon

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.

6:35 pm - 7:35 pm

BodyJam

BodyJam

Date: September 09

Time: 6:35 pm-7:35 pm

Lose yourself in the dance-inspired cardio workout to the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds and burn up to 800 calories in the fastest 60 minutes you’ve ever worked out! (Express = 30 or 45 minutes)

Instructor: Kimberly Uffmann

Studio: Rangeline Group
United States

Mon

Kimberly Uffmann

Kimberly Uffmann

Kim holds a certification with Les Mills in BodyJam, which she received in March of 2016. She began teaching for Wilson’s shortly after. “Dance has always been my form of fitness. I danced in high school, and after that, I took classes at MCB here in Columbia. When my class was cancelled, I found BodyJam.” It didn’t take long for Kim to realize she ‘needed’ to become an instructor, she just had to wait for the rest of her life to fall into place before she could make it happen. Her instructor, Kelly Lancey, was a big influence and encouraged Kim to go to training. It was in Kelly’s classes that Kim found a dance outlet where she could really let go and add her own flair. Now, as an instructor herself, Kim loves having the opportunity to encourage others just as she was encouraged. “I want them to come and sweat and get a great workout, but also to have fun, let loose, and put their own feelings into the movements.”

While Kim loves the music and the dancing, her favorite part of teaching is sharing all of it with an amazing group of people. “My Jammers are my family! We support one another both inside and outside of the gym. I can be having the worst day and when I get in that room with them I can feed off of their positive energy! I love hearing how they feel the same and that they ‘need’ their jam time, too!”

Kim is also a kindergarten teacher in Columbia and recently graduated from MU, obtaining her certificate for administration. She lives with her husband, Bryce and fur baby, Maize.

 

Rangeline Group
United States
6:35 pm - 7:35 pm

Aerial Yoga*

Aerial Yoga*

Date: September 09

Time: 6:35 pm-7:35 pm

Aerial yoga is a type of yoga utilizing a fabric hammock as a tool to help students achieve traditional yoga poses. Increase overall health and physical agility while having fun and creating beauty. Hammock will be set at hip height. No experience necessary. Not recommended during pregnancy. Please consult your physician.

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Instructor: Megan Carter

Mon

Megan Carter

Megan Carter

Megan started teaching Aerial Yoga at Wilson’s in 2018, after earning her YogaFit Level 1 certification.  She’s been practicing yoga for about 6 years and also enjoys running and weightlifting.  She loves fitness and wanted to make it a larger part of her life by being an instructor to others.  She still teaches Aerial Yoga, along with Fusion and Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga.

Megan taught dance and show choir choreography while in high school and college.  She really liked that and missed the connection she got with her students, and so she knew she would enjoy teaching Aerial Yoga.  “Yoga has a special place in my heart and aerial has really helped my practice grow.”  What she likes most about teaching are her students; each has their own special skills and she loves seeing them grow in their journey.  She encourages others to never be afraid to try something new.  It may be scary at first, but it can change your life!

6:40 pm - 7:25 pm

Flight*

Flight*

Date: September 09

Time: 6:40 pm-7:25 pm

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: Angela Peterson

Mon

Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson

Angela started teaching at Wilson’s in 2018 after getting certified in Stages Indoor Cycling and Flight, and she currently teaches Flight.  Her fitness background is rooted in endurance sports. She played soccer for years growing up and these days she enjoys trail running, triathlons, and cycling. Being active outdoors is what she loves the most and where she spends most of her time. Yoga and pilates have been a recent addition to her fitness activities and have been awesome for her physical and mental health. BodyFlow is one of her favorite classes!

Angela’s biggest fitness accomplishments include her first trail half-marathon in October 2015,  Ironman Wisconsin in September 2017, a 206-mile gravel bike race called Dirty Kanza in June 2018, and a 150-mile gravel bike race called Gravel Worlds in August 2018. She is also an avid bike commuter and you may spot her on the MKT from time to time pulling her dog in his Burley tail wagon.

Angela is a former youth horseback riding teacher and now teaches kids to ride bikes.  She chose to become a fitness instructor to share her enthusiasm with others and help people on their fitness journeys. She loves cycling and what better way to share that than through teaching. “Everybody at times needs someone to encourage them or hold them accountable for a workout and being an instructor can do just that for anyone coming to my class or other classes.”  For her, the best part of teaching is honestly how much fun it is!  Teaching has introduced her to more people who enjoy cycling as well meeting new people too. Being an instructor for Stages Flight has also given her the space to create the training workouts and put her own music to it.  She encourages members, new or regular, to reach out to her with any questions about cycling or spinning – she’s always happy to help!

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

GRIT

GRIT

Date: September 09

Time: 7:30 pm-8:00 pm

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: Mimi Hamling

Studio: Forum Group
United States

Mon

Mimi Hamling

Mimi Hamling

Mimi is certified in Les Mills BodyCombat and GRIT Series and started teaching at Wilson’s this summer.  She was a collegiate athlete, playing Division 1 tennis at George Washington University, and has kept up with her fitness since.  Mimi fell in love with Les Mills when her mom introduced her to their classes in California, then she decided to become an instructor herself and earned her first certification in BodyCombat in 2014.  She enjoyed exercise, fitness, and an overall healthier lifestyle and wanted to encourage others to do the same.  She felt that group fitness can be the best way to encourage others to come workout and have fun doing it!  She loves seeing participants motivating each other by working hard together in their own levels.  She also loves to practice what she preaches, now that she’s a resident caring for patients!  She wants to tell her members, “Never be intimidated with group fitness!  Its all about you and your goals and I will be there to help when you need it!”

Forum Group
United States
7:40 pm - 8:40 pm

Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga*

Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga*

Date: September 09

Time: 7:40 pm-8:40 pm

Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga uses postures, breathing, and meditation to help ease pregnancy, delivery, and the after-effects of birth.  The class creates strength, focus, flexibility, and awareness through a gentle practice designed especially for the pregnant woman’s needs.  The class also helps postpartum women regain vitality and energy that may have been lost during pregnancy with specific focus on rebuilding strength in the abdomen, back, and pelvic muscles, releasing tension in the shoulders and neck, and opening the chest.  This class may use props, such as pillows and blankets, so please bring any items that will facilitate the most comfort.

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Instructor: Megan Carter

Mon

Megan Carter

Megan Carter

Megan started teaching Aerial Yoga at Wilson’s in 2018, after earning her YogaFit Level 1 certification.  She’s been practicing yoga for about 6 years and also enjoys running and weightlifting.  She loves fitness and wanted to make it a larger part of her life by being an instructor to others.  She still teaches Aerial Yoga, along with Fusion and Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga.

Megan taught dance and show choir choreography while in high school and college.  She really liked that and missed the connection she got with her students, and so she knew she would enjoy teaching Aerial Yoga.  “Yoga has a special place in my heart and aerial has really helped my practice grow.”  What she likes most about teaching are her students; each has their own special skills and she loves seeing them grow in their journey.  She encourages others to never be afraid to try something new.  It may be scary at first, but it can change your life!

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