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Betsy W.

Personal Bio: Betsy is a 25-year-old dance enthusiast from the heart of Albert Lea! As a seasoned fitness coach, she thrives on infusing joy into movement. With expertise in dance, Zumba, and strength training, she’s cultivated a knack for turning...

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Autumn B.

Education: Associates in Applied Sciences, Licensed Massage Therapist Certifications: Group Exercise Certification, CPR, First Aide.  I grew up in rural Wisconsin where I spent most of my time outdoors with our family’s 5 horses. I have always been active, but...

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Katie Be.

Education: Bachelors Degree in Dance Performance/Education – College of St. Teresa, Winona, MN Certification: Group Fitness Instructor, Healthy Lifestyle Principals – YMCA USA BLS, AED, O2, First Aid – American Safety & Health Institute Personal Bio: I began my fitness...

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Katy Bi.

Education:  Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music from the University of Kansas Certification:  Zumba®, CPR, First Aid & Oxygen Administration Personal Bio: I grew up in Des Moines, Iowa where I spent much of my childhood attending the gym and...

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Kathy B.

Education: Education: B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas Certification: Group Exercise instructor, TRX instructor, CPR/First Aid/Oxygen Certified Personal Bio: Fitness has always been an important part of my life. I was on the dance team in high...

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Wendy F.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, minor in Physical Education Certification: YMCA Fitness Specialist, YMCA Fitness Instructor, Fittour Kickboxing, Turbokick, Zumba , AED, O2, First Aid. Trained in Step, Pilates, Cycling and Kettelbells Personal Bio: My philosophy is...

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Neal G.

Personal Bio: My story is that stress headaches brought me to Yoga. Winter of 2009 was the year I discovered that my yoga practice, especially moving my spine, kept those multiple headache days away. My Yoga teacher training is from...

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Carin M.

Education:  Education: B.S. Exercise Science:Worksite Health Promotion and B.S. Exercise Science:Cardiac Rehab Certification:  Certifications: ACE Group Fitness, NSCA-CPT, Yoga Alliance RYT, Power Barre Certified Instructor, Power Restore/Yin Yoga Certified Instructor, TRX and TRX Yoga Trained Instructor, Certified Holy Yoga Teacher,...

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Julie P-T.

Personal Bio: I am a Cycling and body toning instructor. I have taught at the Y for over 23 years. I grew up in a small rural community with no access to group fitness. I feel blessed to be a...

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Christine S.

Education: B.A. Chemistry, St. Olaf College; M.S. & Ph.D. Food Science & Nutrition, University of Minnesota. Certification: Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) Aquatic Fitness Professional, Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200),  Aqua Zumba® Instructor,  YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles & Foundations of...

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