My name is Lily and I am a certified yoga, Barre and Zumba instructor. I work part-time as an instructor while I am finishing up my last year of school at URI.
I am studying Molecular Biology & Chinese in hopes to continue to graduate school. I am passionate about animals, fitness and mental health awareness.
Group Instructor / Personal Trainer
Shawn is an ACE certified personal trainer. He also holds a Mad Dogg Athletics Spin instructor, and TRX (level 1) certification. He establishes long-term client interactions with high energy and motivation through personal touches. These are the keys that Shawn uses to help clients push towards their fitness goals. Shawn believes all fitness programs should be geared towards helping clients move efficiently, performing exercises that will directly improve their quality of life, and setting realistic goals and expectations. His attitude, patience, and passion are infectious and will push you towards achieving your best self.
Mary Jo started teaching group fitness classes in 1991. For two decades she taught multiple class formats including Step Aerobics, Cardio Kickboxing, Boot Camp, Muscle Sculpting, Pilates and Yoga. Then, in 2011 she found Zumba and fell in love. Once she began to teach Zumba she increased her skill level by attending several Zumba instructor trainings including Basic Level 2, Pro Skills, Zumba Gold, and Zumba Kids.Currently she teaches several Zumba classes per week, does Zumba Kids birthday parties. In addition to her current Zumba licenses, she is Barre certified through Barre Above, and holds AFAA certifications in group fitness and cardio kickboxing.
Sara is a personal trainer and fitness instructor from Cumberland RI. She is certified in Zumba, Insanity, yoga, spin, TRX, and Aqua aerobics. She has led many bootcamps and running clinics for both adults and children. She has two teenage daughters and enjoys spending time with her family. She is addicted to bagels.
To say Chris knows both sides of the scale is an understatement! Her passion for cycling began 50 pounds heavier. She followed a healthy lifestyle which led her to several placings during her 3 year journey as a Bikini Competitor! She now cycles just for fun. Chris works full-time as a Labor & Delivery Nurse and has coached hundreds of women through childbirth. Her cheerleading style carries through into the cycling room! You can find her playing "Old School Classics" that you can sing-a-long to, as well as current fresh remixes!
Alyson's passion for fitness began with 25 years spent in a dance studio, as both a student and instructor. Several years ago, she began to incorporate other forms of exercise and strength training into her life and was presented with the opportunity to be a fitness coach. It was a natural transition back to the class setting. She began with certifications in CIZE Live and Insanity Live, then went on to earn certifications as an ACE Group Fitness Instructor and NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
She is excited for the next part of her journey and looks forward to helping more people build strength, confidence, and habits for a healthy lifestyle.
I started my fitness career working as a dance fitness instructor and in-home personal trainer while attending nursing school and never looked back. I became certified in many formats throughout the years and my passion for fitness and helping people on their path to wellness has only gotten stronger! I am AFAA certified to teach group exercise classes including dance fitness, step, kickboxing, and muscle strengthening formats. I am also certified by Madd Dogg Athletics and Keiser Cycle to teach group cycling classes, and Indo-Row to teach group rowing classes. In addition, I am a certified TRX and Tabata Bootcamp trainer. I try to make all my classes challenging and fun and always provide modifications so everyone can feel successful! I have a duel Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Health Education, a Master’s Degree in Teaching and work full time as a School Nurse-Teacher.
Tami has been a group fitness instructor since 2017. She has been involved in fitness for 30 years and her passion for it lead her become an Instructor. She currently holds a ReZist Certification & Cycle Certification. Tami loves inspiring, coaching and motivating others. She currently resides in Smithfield, RI and is a Massachusetts native.
Susan has been group certified through the AFAA for over nine years. She is First Aid, CPR and AED certified. She is a Jazzercise instructor as well as a Youfit GX coach. She’s taught multiple types of group fitness classes, bringing change and variety to each one. She is also a PTA Global certified personal trainer. She enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals. Susan understands that every client is unique and so are there needs. She is passionate about fitness and helping people feel good about themselves. When not training Susan works part time in a salon as a nail technician.
/ Personal Trainer
Gianna Is 19 years old and has been a resident of North Smithfield her entire life. She has been dancing for 16 years in multiple styles including, Ballet, Jazz, Pointe, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. However Hip Hop is most definitely her favorite. She teaches ballet at her studio but is ready to take on a larger responsibility. We are super excited that she will be joining the team in teaching her Dance Fitness class!
Dance Fitness Instructor
Jacki has spent the last 10 years in the fitness & nutrition industry. In those years she has been a CrossFit athlete, Box owner & Coach. She has her Precision Nutrition (Level 1) certificate and is ASFA group fitness certified along with her SPINNING Certification. She loves to tech group fitness, strength & condition and SPINNING. Competing propelled me into the world of nutrition. She also shares nutrition, where we coach macros, movement & community. In 2016 she stepped on stage at the WBFF bikini competition at the age of 45 in the master’s division. Her fitness philosophy is centered around FUNTIONAL fitness, “we were born to move, push, pull, carry, sit & stand so we have to work on those things every single day…age is just a number, your mind is the most powerful tool you have” You show up & I’ll get you through it. My classes are for ALL fitness levels including NO fitness level… Advanced athletes we will scale the movements UP for a challenge, new to this, we will show you every single modification to get you to the finish line!
Group Instructor/ Small group trainer