Group Fitness Staff

Alyson Argabrite  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Exercise Science/Student
Hobbies Traveling, working-out, and spending time with friends and family
Classes that I teach Cycle

 Sherry Turner  
Certifications  Primary Aerobics Certification
Education/Profession  Exercise Science/Student
Hobbies  Running, reading, sketching, hiking, and sports
Classes  Cardio and Sculpting 
 

 Rabia Foreman  
Certifications  Zumba Fitness Basic 1, CPR/AED
Education/Profession  B.S. in Health and Wellness Promotion, M.S. in Speech Language Pathology/Student
Hobbies  Dance (Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Belly Dance, and Bollywood) 
Classes  Zumba
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Dora Shadduck  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BA in Sociology/Bank Teller
Hobbies Spinning, reading
Classes Cycle
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Chad Biggs  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Own and run a marketing company
Hobbies Triathlons, sports, traveling, hiking, reading, cooking, anything that has to do with water
Classes that I teach Boot Camp
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Dakota Reynolds  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Broadcasting
Hobbies Dance, horseback riding, and hiking
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Casey Sagers  
Certifications Certs.
Education/Profession Ed./Profession
Hobbies Hobbies
Classes Energetic Flow Yoga
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Emily Matney  
Certifications CPR/AED
Education/Profession Art Major (Ceramics), Theatre and Dance double minor/Student
Hobbies Dancing of all kinds, playing video games, and learning Japanese
Classes that I teach Beginner and Intermediate Ballroom Dance
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Iqra Ahmad  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Biology and International AffairsMedical school in the future hopefully
Hobbies Traveling and meeting new people, I love doing service, it brings me peace and I also love reading
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Iris Stepp  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle & Group Fitness, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Physical Therapist Assistant
Hobbies Lifting weights, cooking, hiking, and tennis
Classes that I teach Spin, Tabata/Interval Classes
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Jamie Lewis  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BS Management from NIU, MBA from ETSU / Currently Homemaker - raising 2 awesome little ones
Hobbies Playing with my family, running, teaching aerobics
Classes that I teach Kickboxing, Abs, 20/20/20
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Jesse Shelton  
Certifications CPR/AED
Education/Profession History Major, Senior 
Hobbies Dance, backpacking, mentoring international students
Classes that I teach Ballroom
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Karie Dickerson  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Teacher in Bristol
Hobbies Crossfit, kayaking, and training for marathons
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Katie Dickerson  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Teacher for Bristol Tennessee City Schools
Hobbies Playing volleyball, watching sports, photography and running
Classes that I teach Abs
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Kellye Wood  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BS Biology 
Hobbies Traveling, cooking, booking
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Kim Bushore-Maki  
Certifications Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Masters in Education, specifically Counseling / The founder and director of Shakti in the Mountains, a women's center in Johnson City
Hobbies Traveling, reading books, and spending time with my family
Classes that I teach Flow Yoga
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Kimberly Rhea  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Mat Pilates Instructor, Yoga, Primary Group Fitness CPR/AED
Education/Profession Mass Communication Major with a Concentration in Public Relations and a Dance Minor
Hobbies Reading, working with the children's ministry at Redeemer, and playing with all my pets!
Classes that I teach Pilates, 20/20/20
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Lauren Ross  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Mat Pilates Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Accounting
Hobbies Spending time with my family and traveling
Classes that I teach Pilates
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Lydie Ometto  
Certifications Integrative Yoga Therapy, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Yoga Therapist, and Yoga Instructor /Owner and director of InnerSea Yoga Center and ISY Teacher Trainings in Johnson City and abroad
Hobbies Yoga, swimming, traveling, scuba, nature, reading, languages
Classes that I teach Dynamic Postures Yoga
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Mark Holland  
Certifications Blackbelt, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Literature Professor in the Literature and Language Dept. here, employed since 1986, special fields are 19th Century American Literature and Mythology
Hobbies Practice Kobudo (weapons), Karate, Tai Chi and Ju-Jitsu
Classes that I teach Chen style Tai Chi
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Megan Herring  
Certifications Zumba B1, Zumbatomic, AFFA Primary Group Fitness, CPR/AED, ACSM CPT
Education/Profession Exercise Science & Psychology/ Health Psychology
Hobbies Dance, working out, and cinematic enthusiast
Classes that I teach Zumba, Cardio Sculpt, 20/20/20, Super Sculpt
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Mel Donnelly  
Certifications Yoga, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BA Journalism, MA Organizational Management / Office Admin at Edward Jones, Media Relations & Program Coordinator for Shakti in the Mountains
Hobbies Yoga, cycling, reading
Classes that I teach Multi-level Yoga, Stand-Up-Paddle Board Yoga, Black Light Yoga
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Michael Rose   
Certifications CrossFit Level 1, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Group Trainer, Personal Trainer, CrossFit Coach at CrossFit East 10
Hobbies Working out, training others, carpentry work
Classes X-Factor 
 

Molly Baker Crofts  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Yoga Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Speech-Language Pathologist
Hobbies Fiddle
Classes that I teach Intermediate Ballet, Yoga Flow, Power Yoga
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Nancy Dickerson  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Retired High School Biology teacher of 32 years / Currently teach online courses at Northeast State Community College and teach Spin classes at area gyms
Hobbies Tennis, working out, swimming, and most things active, as well as volunteering at my church
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Nani Wilemon  
Certifications Urban Striptease, AAAI-ISMA Cycle Instructor,  AFAA Primary Aerobic Instructor,  CPR/AED
Education/Profession Anthropology / Fitness Coordinator at ETSU's Campus Recreation Department
Hobbies Working out, playing with her two children Liam and Lilliana
Classes that I teach Cycle
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Sarah Gunnin  
Certifications AFAA Practical Yoga, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Nursing Student
Hobbies Cooking, drawing, and learning to play the guitar
Classes that I teach Weekend Vinyassa Flow
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Sheri Walker  
Certifications Asheville Yoga Center, RYT-230 Registered Yoga Teacher, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BA & MA English, MS Dance & Physical Education / Teacher, Copy Editor
Hobbies Music, beading, art, writing
Classes that I teach Beginner/Restorative Yoga, Stretching Essentials 
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Victoria Whitaker   
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Yoga, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Broadcasting major, Communications minor/Work at a coffee shop and teach yoga at area gyms
Hobbies Dancing, listening to music, going to festivals/shows, reading, camping and hiking
Classes Intermediate Flow Yoga
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Walter Hall  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Biology / Administration
Hobbies Music, writing, and hiking
Classes that I teach Low Impact, Cycling, Guts Butts and Thighs
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Zack James  
Certifications 2nd Degree Shaolin Kung-fu, Shaolin Temple training session completion, testing for Sho-dan in Iaido 
Education/Profession Student
Hobbies Martial arts, reading, cooking, movies
Classes Kung Fu, Long-Fist (Beginner) Kung Fu, Iaido
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Personal Trainer Staff

 

 Amanda Burchett  
Certifications  B.S. in Biology, Crossfit Level 1, CPR/AED
Training Specialties/Favorites  Crossfit style training, horseback riding, anything outdoors
Training Philosophy  Eat/train for the body you want, not the body you have
Fun Fact  I've traveled to 8 countries. My dad got me started into Crossfit.
 

David Sutphin  
Certifications ISSA-CPT, CPR/AED
Training Specialties/Favorites  
Training Philosophy Win the day
Fun Fact He teaches the piano and he loves life and all the mysteries of it
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Devin Ricker  
Certifications B.S. in Exercise Science, NSCA CSCS, ACSM-CPT
Training Specialties/Favorites Strength training & weight loss
Training Philosophy With a scientific approach and extreme dedication, you can achieve more than you could ever imagine
Fun Fact I am an actor/filmmaker
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Doug Wheeler  
Certifications  NSCA CSCS, USAW-L1SP, FMT I & II
Training Specialties/Favorites  I specialize in strength/power/speed training, but I also enjoy training for weight loss
Training Philosophy I use well researched scientific principles from exercise physiology and apply that to an individual to create a specifically tailored training program to meet any fitness goal
Fun Fact I enjoy competitive weightlifting and bobsledding, in addition I love to travel and have a lot of adventure stories that I like to share. I am also an amateur landscape photographer
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 Charlie Walters  
Certifications Associate Degree in Exercise Science, ACSM-CPT, CPR/AED
Training Specialties/Favorites I specialize in muscular strength, weight loss/weight management, and cardiovascular endurance. My favorite exercises are: back squat, push press, and walking lunges.
Training Philosophy I enjoy helping clients achieve their health and skill-related fitness goals by implementing safe and effective training programs; which are best suitable for my clients' needs. 
Fun Fact  I survived a 3 story fall.
 
Lisa McElmurray   
Certifications  Exercise Science Major, AAAI/ISMA-CPT
Training Specialties/Favorites  Cardio, Body Weight, and Pool Exercises
Training Philosophy  I believe that one should find pleasure in whatever they do for physical exercise
Fun Fact  I ran the Disney Half Marathon in January 2014
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Mitch Cornett  
Certifications  AAAI/ISMA-CPT
Training Specialties/ Favorites  Muscle building/ Strength Gains
Training Philosophy  Compound movements are key
Fun Fact I am a Nationally Qualified NPC bodybuilder

 Chase Tipton  
Certifications  Crossfit Level 1, Gymnastics Certification, CPR/AED
Training Specialties/Favorites  Crossfit style training, functional movements, multi-joint movements, and by far, my favorite movements to teach are gymnastics movements that focus on strength
Training Philosophy  Always be the best version of the goal you wish to achieve
Fun Fact  I compete on a regular basis in Crossfit competitions, and I am branching out my competitive interests to Physique classes in the NPC. My mom is more ripped than I am
 

Megan Herring  
Certifications B.S. in Exercise Science, ACSM-CPT
Training Specialties/Favorites Muscle Building/Strength Training
Training Philosophy Motivate, educate, and support my clients to obtain a healthier life through physical activity, healthy eating, and overall wellness
Fun Fact I use to teach Zumba
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 Ryan Gouge  
Certifications  B.S. Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science, ACSM-CPT
Training Specialties/Favorites  Bodybuilding/High Intensity Weight Training
Training Philosophy  Never stay comfortable, push past your limits
Fun Fact I once ate 16 Hard Shell Tacos from Amigo's!
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 Miriam Brown  
Certifications  B.S. ETSU, M.Ed. Milligan, Physical Education K-12, AAAI/ISMA CPT, Sport Nutrition, Older Adult Fitness
Training Specialties/Favorites I like a variety of training different people with different needs. I also enjoy rehabbing injuries.
Training Philosophy  Focus on what works!
Fun Fact  I can juggle
 


   
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