What motivates you? Goodness. And I like winning.
Go to cheat meal. Ice cream cookie sandwiches!
Go to music artist. For life, Stevie Wonder. For spin, Bang La Decks.
Dream Vacation. Climb Kilamanjaro, safari in Kenya, wine tasting in South Africa, beach in Seychelles (in that order).
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Transporting.
What’s on your bucket list? Hug lots of people, spread joy, and make a difference.
Second favorite workout (after spinning). HIIT.
Instructor Mantra: It's going to be tough, but that's fun!
What motivates you? Challenges, competition, and a healthy lifestyle.
Go to music artist. Big Gigantic, Kendrick, and Brasstracks.
Dream Vacation. Travel around the whole world.
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Telekinesis.
What’s on your bucket list? Living in Paris.
Second favorite workout (after spinning). Running.
Instructor Mantra. Be Better.
What motivates you? When my client really wants to hit a goal, push harder and/or be stronger. That motivates me.
Go to music artist. Beyoncé.
Dream Vacation. South Africa.
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Power of persuasion.
What’s on your bucket list? Go to Australia, own my own home, meet a Kardashian.
Second favorite workout (after spinning). Boxing.
Instructor Mantra. Get out of your comfort zone! In class that means push harder, add more tension, hold your sprint just a bit longer. In the rest of your life that means push yourself to do things you have never done.....don’t be complacent.
What motivates you? The way I feel after a really good workout. Whether that is an awesome spin class, a challenging ride or a long hike. That feeling, mentally and physically, is what motivates me.
Go to cheat meal. The Cali Fries from Belly Uptown....basically loaded nachos with french fries instead of chips.
Go to music artist. The Struts, Sia, The Weeknd, The Chainsmokers.
Instructor Mantra: WERK.
Go to cheat meal. I'm West Indian! Oxtails with rice and peas (extra gravy!) with sautéed veggies and fried sweet plantains.
Go to music artist. Meek Mill.
Dream Vacation. My husband, a beach, a bikini, a cocktail, my Kindle, and lots o' sunshine!
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Healing. Bringing love and light to every nook and cranny. I'd eradicate hatred, anxiety, and self-doubt.
Second favorite workout (after spinning). Bikram/hot yoga! Practicing the same 26 poses gives me comfort and stability while constantly allowing me to push my limits.
Instructor Mantra. Dig deep. Redefine possible.
What motivates you? The unknown; how far can I go? How hard can I push?
Go to cheat meal. Chips and guac.
Go to music artist. Florence and the Machine for motivation. Rolling Stones for happiness.
Dream vacation. Any place with a warm beach, trails for running or hiking, and good, cold beer. And most European cities.
What’s on your bucket list? Leaving the world a better place than I found it.
Second favorite workout (after spinning). Trail running and body weight workouts (sorry, that’s two!).
Instructor Mantra. Your body can do anything. It's your brain you have to convince!
What motivates you? Music and group energy! Also that moment in class where everyone is at 110% on a sprint – it’s so badass! When I workout at RiDE I’m motivated by my neighbor and the awesome instructor up front.
Go to cheat meal. Cheese, salami, crackers, and salt and vinegar chips.
Go to music artist. The STRUTS. RRRRRRRRRR!
Strangest place you’ve worked out. In Italy. I was running and some local men pulled over and asked "why am I in such a hurry"?
Instructor Mantra. Focus, breathe, you can do it!
What motivates you? Results! As I see results (even small ones), it motivates me to keep going.
Go to cheat meal. Not really a meal, but Almond Brittle w/Dark Chocolate.
Go to music artist. DJ Major Lazer.
Strangest place you’ve worked out. Bathroom (tricep dips on the edge of the tub).
Instructor Mantra. Thank you for RiDING HARD!
What motivates you? Perseverance; the effort that people show to do something & keep doing it until the end, even if it's hard.
Go to cheat meal. Chipotle Sofritas Bowl with extra guacamole.
Go to music artist. Really. Just one? Nope, can't do it. There's too many out there & mine changes every day!
Strangest place you’ve worked out. Push-up contest in a jail cell!!!
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Invisibility.
What’s on your bucket list? Surf Camp in Costa Rica.
Instructor Mantra. Yes, you can. Yes, YOU WILL!
What motivates you? Great music & watching a RiDER find and harness their strength to give a little extra when I call for it! It's everything!
Go to cheat meal. Burrito or Burger (lots of avocado).
Go to music artist. Jess Glynn & JayZ.
Dream vacation. Anywhere I can have sun shining bright, warm sand between my toes, a cold glass of bubbles in one hand with my hub's hand in the other.
Strangest place you've worked out. Hotel Room - negative planks, tricep dips, air squats, crunches using desk chair and drawers.
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Flying. The wind, the height, the freedom.....just thinking about it brings a smile to my face and gets my heart pumping.
Instructor Mantra. It's how we overcome challenges that defines us. Draw energy from each other and give it back. Support each other.
What motivates you? Staying connected to family and community. Loving and living!
Go to cheat meal. French fries and a cheeseburger.
Go to music artist. Love my DJs - Chainsmokers, Calvin harris, David guetta, Tiesto, r3hab. And of course Eminem.
Strangest place you’ve worked out. In my closet. Giving myself timeout from family and doing push-ups to regroup.