our instructors

Jen teaches an awesomely tough class where you will spend plenty of time in plank position! She believes that it is very important to be healthy and strong both mentally and physically, which is why she loves staying active by playing with her kids and her family. "At the end of the day, it’s all about having fun, feeling strong and having ownership in whatever you do in life."

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Heather is a born teacher and a professionally trained dancer. She’s been instructing group fitness, designing choreography, training instructors, and filming virtual and home DVD programs for more than 20 years, and has no intention of slowing down. She is an ACE-certified instructor, a health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and an award-winning wellness expert.  

After Nicole spent time in advertising, she pursued her love of fitness full-time, particularly with a deep passion for group fitness. Nicole has been practicing yoga, sculpt, barre, and spin for over 10 years. With two young kids, she knows that time is of the essence and works to make every last minute of her class challenging and fun!  "It's the little things in life that make the biggest difference."

Michelle comes to us as an established group fitness instructor with an extensive background in leading multiple class formats. Her passion for fitness comes shining through in her encouraging, tough love coaching style. Her engaging, functional training approach, will leave you feeling the benefits the next day! "Lead with Love." 

Klara made a commitment to an active lifestyle from a young age.  As a former gymnast, yoga and running marathons have provided a new, dynamic challenge. Her sculpt classes will leave you with a dose of energy and positivity! She is always up for a new fitness challenge, and takes a holistic mind-body approach to wellbeing. "The secret to success is to show up." 

Theresa is certified in yoga sculpt, recovery yoga and Yoga Calm for kids.

As an instructor, she loves to share the power of the mind/body connection with children and adults with positive, high-energy classes!  "You must love and care for yourself, because that's when the BEST comes out." 

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After 16 years of playing competitive ice hockey through the collegiate-level, Ashley wanted to continue her love and drive for training even further. Missing that team connection she started to get into group fitness and grew a passion for yoga sculpt, spin, and HIIT classes. Music is the forefront of Ashley’s energy-crazed classes, so come ready to bust down and break a sweat.

Andrea’s journey into yoga began at the age of 17 as a means to recover and heal from illness. Her classes are crafted with the intention of creating space in the body through breath-guided movement and will leave you feeling renewed rather than depleted. "Gain awareness of your thoughts and feelings, gain mobility in your body and always remember to shine!"

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Greta has competed in sports her whole life and her itch for fitness still remains! She is a health nut, wellness advocate and lifelong learner. Get ready for a powerful and motivating sweat session!  "Your attitude leads your outcome. Think strong, be strong"

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Jodi is 25-year veteran in the fitness and nutrition industry, having a masters degree in human performance and numerous certifications including kettlebell, TRX, group fitness and pilates. She's board certified as a holistic nutritionist and comprehensively trained pilates instructor. She loves helping students and clients build strength, improve movement, and rehab from injury. One of her favorite quotes is by author, John Maxwell, "The choices you make, make you"

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Emily is a life-long lover of movement. She competed in gymnastics, swimming and soccer as a kid, danced in musicals and show choir throughout high school, and learned to teach step aerobics in college. In 2011, she completed the Jivamukti 300-hour teacher training and began teaching classes in the Bay Area, where she lived with her husband, daughter and son until relocating to the Midwest in 2014. In 2018, she completed over 100 hours of training with Stråla and found it invaluable as she created her own class, now called Advanced Full Body Core.

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Jill has been teaching yoga sculpt, strength and HIIT classes for four years! She loves cranking out a good workout at Physical Culture with a fun crew and good music! “Sweat, Smile & Repeat” 

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Lynnae is an eternal student of yoga and has practiced for 20 years. She completed her yoga teacher training at Devanadi School of Yoga and Wellness in April 2020.  As Suzuki Roshi best stated, “In the beginner’s mind, there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” Those I’ve taught might say my favorite pose is kombhakasana- plank pose- and they’re RIGHT!! Sometimes it takes a little plank to cut through the mental noise and find the ease. Namaste