meet our group exercise instructors

Our highly qualified and trained Group Exercise Instructors provide the perfect guidance for our range of classes—from high-energy kickboxing to restorative yoga. Learn more about our instructors below.

Mayumi Neha Aaberg, MS OTR/L, TCI

Class: Tai Chi
Certifications: Occupational Therapy, Tai Chi Fundamentals
About Me: I am passionate about wellness and prevention and really enjoy learning and teaching. I get energized by being with others who are committed to maintaining and improving their health and who are also enthusiastic about learning. I feel great joy when I can share the mind, body and spirit benefits of this ancient martial art with others.

Diane Ames

Classes: Aqua, BodyPump, Zumba, WERQ, Step Jam
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification, BodyPump, Body Jam, Zumba, Pilates, Drums Alive
About Me: I love helping you work hard while having fun and listening to great music. When you feel you’ve had a great workout and are happy, it makes me happy!

Milana Astorino

Classes: Zumba, Zumba Gold, Boot Camp, HIIT Mix, Barre, Strength
Certifications: BA Sports Management from National-Louis University, ACE Group Exercise Instructor, Certified Zumba and Zumba gold
About Me: I have a passion for fitness and the ability to transfer my positive energy and motivation onto the participants in my classes. I possess the skill to educate and encourage the members to achieve their ultimate fitness goals. This inspires me to become the best exercise group instructor I can be.

Gina Barbarotto

Classes: Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, BodyPump, Step & Strength
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification, Arthritis Foundation, BodyPump
About Me: Group exercise activities have always energized me and given me that extra nudge to perform at the next level. I enjoy the camaraderie and energy of working out with a team. I look forward to working out with you soon!

Dawn Bryan

Class: Zumba
Certification: Zumba Group Exercise Instructor
About Me: My family and I recently moved to the area after living in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the last 24 years. I started teaching Zumba in Ethiopia and loved that it was not only a fun way to get exercise—but also a fantastic way to encourage one another, develop friendships and build camaraderie. I want people who come to my classes to get a great workout and leave feeling physically, emotionally and mentally better than they did before class started. I'm a Cultural Trainer and Consultant by day—but I really look forward to dancing with you by night!

Sharon Bucholtz

Classes: Yoga, Aqua Yoga
Certifications: Experienced Yoga Teacher, 200 hours of training
About Me: I started teaching yoga because it was the only thing my doctor would allow me to do during my pregnancy. I fell in love with the gentle, flowing movements that worked the mind as well as the body. I love seeing the success of a regular yoga practice in my clients’ lives!

Terry Colburn

Classes: Aquatic Fitness and Arthritis
Certifications: AEA Aquatic Fitness Instructor, Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Leader
About Me: I started as a water enthusiast taking every possible class I could and that led me to get certified to teach so I can share that passion with my students. Aquatic Fitness can be accomplished at so many levels and I love working to help you find your level and reach your goals. Hope to see you in the pool!

Beth DiPersio

Class: Spin
Certification: Spin
About Me: After working at the front desk, taking many classes and doing personal training, I decided to follow my passion and become a Spin instructor. My goal is to help you achieve your personal best—so come join me in a class!

Janice Fenske

Classes: Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, Aqua Fit & Tone, Aqua Flow, Total Body Strength, Pilates Barre Fusion
Certifications: Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, AFAA Primary Group Exercise & Aquatic Personal Training, Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Instructor, Red Cross WSI, Zumba Gold, Pilates Physical Mind Institute, Pilates Balanced Body, Movement Education Pilates, Pilates Reformer Certified Instructor
About Me: I’ve been greatly inspired by my school teachers and parents, and now I love to teach, inspire and help others!

Gina Frasch

Classes: BodyPump, Total Body Strength, Zumba, Zumba Gold
Certifications: Bachelors of Science in Education (minor in Health Education), AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, Certified Zumba and Zumba Gold Instructor, Certified Les Mills BodyPump Instructor
About Me: I believe that fitness is the result of dedication, persistence, hard work and—most importantly—fun! My main goal is to inspire you to want to be active and fit, all while having a great time!

Maryanna Gibbs

Class: Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Gentle, Basics and Chair Yoga
Certification: E-RYT 200 Certification, Prenatal and Power Yoga Instructor
About Me: I love all things fitness, especially enjoy running outside, participating in any active outdoor adventure and practicing yoga. With yoga, I have more energy, lower stress levels and makes me feel all-around amazing! The benefits of yoga inspire me to teach others who can reap yoga's rewards.

Stephen Hinkle

Classes: BodyPump, Cardio Core Conditioning
Certifications: FiTOUR Advanced Group Exercise Certification, LES MILLS™ BodyPump™, LES MILLS™ BodyAttack™
About Me: The co-founder of Nike, Bill Bowerman, once said, "If you have a body, you are an athlete." I agree and believe that physical exercise is beneficial for people of every age and ability. As a group fitness leader, I enjoy connecting with participants and helping them work toward achieving their individual goals in a safe, fun, and challenging environment alongside others.

Lisa Hlavin

Class: Spin
Certification: AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, Spin
About Me: I enjoy Spin, yoga, strength training and cardio. I am inspired to instruct others because I am a teacher and enjoy the process of learning. I believe that I can help others by sharing my knowledge and experiences.

Cheryl Johnson

Class: H2O Boot Camp
Certifications: Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, American Sports Education Program Certification, Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Yoga Certified
About Me: I love education and learning new things, especially about fitness!

Colleen Kania

Classes: BodyPump, BodyPump Express, Butts & Gutts, Cardio Step, Step & Strength
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, Les Mills Certified BodyPump Instructor
About Me: I am passionate about group exercise because it provides you with a solid foundation of proper form and technique, and helps motivate you to work at your maximum level with others.

Jennifer Kappel

Classes:

BodyPump, Pilates, Piloxing, Step, Zumba

Certifications: AFAA Primary Certification, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Piloxing, Pilates Mat-based, Bodypump, Spin, Kickbox
About Me: Teaching group exercise classes has always been the perfect vehicle for me to share my love of fitness. I strive to help you enjoy your workout while challenging your body and mind. Making strides in your fitness goals sometimes means muscle fatigue and pain, so making that process enjoyable is key to integrating fitness as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Sue Krzus

Classes: Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, Aqua Fusion, AquaFit
Certifications: Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Aquatic Fitness Professional, Arthritis Foundation Leader, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
About Me: I’ve been involved in fitness my entire life, from swimming to bicycling and sports (both watching and playing). As a swim instructor, I love helping you learn how to swim. I have experienced much joy from helping others challenge themselves and conquer a fear or learn a new skill, whether it is in the water or on land.

Elaine Long

Classes: Aqua Yoga, Meditation Yoga, Restorative Yoga
Certifications: Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner, Ayurveda Practitioner, Registered Yoga Teacher, Reiki Healer
About Me: I love yoga because it helps me integrate the mind, body and spirit—and helps you be who you are meant to be. My intention is to open your “heart-mind” towards total health in a careful and nurturing way.

Canella Mullins

Class: Vinyasa Flow
Certifications: RYT - Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance), Certified Aqua Kriya Yoga Instructor
About Me: I am an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoy hiking, biking, snowshoeing and snowboarding, as well as stand-up paddle boarding. I enjoy live music so much that I volunteer at a listening venue in Kenosha so that I can catch a few shows each month.

Michele Overturf-Stoecker

Class: Spin
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Johnny G Cycle, Reebok Cycle, Schwinn Cycle
About Me: I have been a fitness enthusiast-turned-fitness instructor for 16 years, with a long love for indoor and outdoor cycling. I knew after my first cycle class that it’s my happy place. I love to motivate with kindness, passion—and the person sitting next to you! The most important (and initial) instruction I give to every class is to smile, and say "hello" to your cycle friend and neighbor. A welcoming smile and some good tunes will help you pedal a little harder, sweat a little more and feel better and stronger when you walk out the door. I promise!

My motto is "two wheels over four wheels—anywhere and everywhere". I have traveled thousands of miles and through multiple countries in the saddle, self-supported and with beautiful views. It’s a beautiful way to see the world—so ask me any time about cycling and long-range touring.

Amy Pierce

Classes: BodyPump, Bootcamp, Foam Roller, Spin, Spin & Strength, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga 4 Athletes
Certifications: ACSM Fitness Specialist, Spin Instructor, Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, Les Mills BodyPump and BodyFlow Instructor, 200 Level Yoga Instructor, Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Instructor, Power Plate Level 2 Trainer, Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Trainer
About Me: Exercise has always been a part of my life. I truly enjoy learning more about fitness and sharing my knowledge with you. I love helping you with your health and fitness goals, and inspiring you to enjoy physical activity.

Marti Pope

Classes: Spin
Certifications: Schwinn Cycling MPower Instructor Certification
About Me: Definitely a people person with inspiration, motivation and goal achievement in mind. Cycling is "spin-therapy". What better way to be healthy, get fit, sweat and enjoy life!

Lory Porter

Classes: BodyPump, Spin, Spin & Strength
Certifications: ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Physical Mind Institute Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional
About Me: I enjoy being active and enjoying life to its fullest through hiking, biking and swimming—and recently my first triathlon. Exercise is essential to your wellbeing, so it is important to find things you enjoy! I bring enthusiasm and energy to each class, along with ways to help you better understand your body work within your own abilities. Fitness is a habit we all need to incorporate into our lives, and I enjoy helping you see how easy, fun and rewarding it is.

Mary Robinson

Classes: Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, Warm Water Tone & Stretch
Certification: Master’s Degree in Education
About Me: It is important to maintain joint range of motion, especially after joint replacement and if you are suffering from arthritis. I’m inspired to teach fitness to those who want to exercise but face physical limitations.

Amy Rosales

Classes: BodyPump, Kick & Pump, Spin, Step Interval, Zumba
Certifications: ACE Primary Group Exercise Specialist, AFAA Kickbox, Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, JG Spin, Zumba, BodyPump
About Me: Weight issues as a young adult got me involved in fitness and nutrition from an early age. I love inspiring and motivating you to make lifestyle changes and shape your body. I have the best job on earth!

Suzanne Seminaris

Class: Spin
Certification: Johnny G Spin Certification
About Me: I love Spin and enjoy that it is a simple, fun and a rewarding workout that anyone can do. I enjoy motivating people towards better health and fitness!

Elizabeth Sulzener

Classes: Zumba, Zumba Gold, Body Combat
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise, Zumba, LES MILLS Body Combat
About Me: One day, I woke up and knew I needed to get fit for myself and for my family. After making this decision, I haven't looked back. I enjoy making fitness fun, helping others along their own fitness journey and pushing people beyond what they thought they could ever do.

Nikki Tierney-Brooks

Class: Boot Camp
Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Nutrition Specialist
About Me: Fitness is a passion of mine and I enjoy helping others reach their goals—whatever they may be. I enjoy running, wakeboarding, surfing, strength training and spending time with my family.

Tasha Torok

Classes: Barre Class, Zumba
Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, Zumba, YogaFit, Penn State University Interdisciplinary Dance Degree
About Me: I fell in love with the energy and community of group fitness, and it inspired me to start teaching again. I love being a group fitness instructor and encouraging people to step outside of their comfort zones. I enjoy helping members work toward their health goals, rediscover their strengths and have fun in the process!

Diane Walkington

Classes: Arthritis, Aqua Core & More, Aqua Fit, Aqua Fusion, Deep Circuit H2O, Warm Water Workout, Water Walking Aqua Tone
Certifications: Certified AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Instructor, Red Cross WSI, Red Cross Lifeguarding
About Me: I love to help my students with their health and fitness goals while they meet fellow members in my water classes. The pool is a great place to relieve stress!

Sue Wetter

Classes: Bootcamp, Kickboxing, Pilates, Piloxing, Step & Strength, Six Pack Abs
Certifications: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification, YMCA Pilates Instructor, YMCA of the USA, Piloxing Level 1 Certification, RIPPED Instructor Certification, SCW Yoga Fundamentals 1 Certification
About Me: I began teaching in college because I loved aerobics classes and fitness. I love to inspire you to get stronger, leaner and increasing your quality of life. I’m inspired to create healthy and safe but effective and intense fitness classes.

Joy Ziebro

Class: BodyPump
Certifications: Youth-Fitness, BodyPump, Core, Strength, Resist-A-Ball, Pre & Postnatal, Reebok Step and Zumba, NASM Personal Trainer, CES Corrective Exercise Specialist, AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, Arthritis Foundation Instructor
About Me: I’m passionate about helping you discover your strengths, unleash newfound energy and attain weight and lifestyle goals that previously seemed out of reach. My signature BodyPump classes are fun, high-energy, intense weight-training sessions set to full-throttle music. Helping you to achieve a balanced, fit and happy lifestyle is my passion.

 

Group Exercise Substitution Schedule

Substitution list for the week of
December 10, 2018 >