GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTORS
Bridget is a senior Electronic Media major and a Theater minor. She was born and raised on the south side of Chicago and has been teaching Zumba for three years! Bridgett's fitness philosophy is "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you"-Fred Devito
Chandler teaches our Primal Movement Class. he is a student of movement above all else and is passionate about exploring and integrating all of its forms from yoga to power lifting-parkour and grappling. His formal training and background lies largely int he Natural Movement method. His classes are heavily focused on developing mobility and practical strength.
Gabriela teaches Yoga. She is a graduate student at Xavier. She began practicing Yoga 10 years ago for the physical benefits but quickly fell in love with the philosophy of Yoga. In 2013 she completed the requirements for the 200-level professional yoga teacher certification. She is excited to share her love of Yoga with the Xavier Community.
Meredith teaches Spinning. She is a MIDAS Nursing student at Xavier. She loves spending time with her husband and her husky-german shepherd mix-Ross! She has always been an athlete and loves staying active-it is a big part of her life. She enjoys traveling, fashion, reading, music and cooking. Her fitness philosophy is that fitness should be something that you enjoy, as well as something that pushes you out of your comfort zone. It must also be sustainable. It is more than looking good on the outside, but feeling good on the inside!
Kelly teaches our Barre, Total Body Sculpt and Pilates classes. She is a graduate of Xavier from Buffalo, New York. She is in the graduate Health Services Administration Program at Xavier. She was a competitive soccer player and gymnast for 15 years and isa USAG certified gymnastics coach and has coached for five years. Her passion for fitness and wellness has grown over the years and she realized that teaching fitness classes would be a way to take that even further. She is excited to teach while sharing her passion with others. Her fitness philosophy is that it must be fun so that it can become part of your lifestyle. She achieves this by maintaining balance in her fitness routine. Being dedicated to fitness leads to dedication in other areas outside the gym and ultimately results in a healthier and happier life.
Mihailo teaches Boot Camp. He was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia and experienced the country's Civil War. He moved to Cincinnati after his junior year of High School and has his undergraduate degree in Political Science and International relations. He is beginning his Master's degree in Urban Development this fall. His Fitness philosophy is mental strength. He always says, "What is our Why?" In sport or fitness he encourages people to think about why they do what they do. It is important to find something that motivates you and work toward that goal. You have to push yourself to succeed in fitness and in life in general.
Angela teaches TRX and Boot Camp. She has been teaching fitness for five years. She love to read, work out and spend times with friends. This is her second year in our program. She is also a certified Personal Trainer. Her Fitness philosophy is that you get out of your workout as much as you put into it and her job it to help you create that motivation and maintain it to achieve the highest level of fitness that you can.