Julie Johnson - Personal Trainer / Group X
Julie attended the University of Florida and earned a master’s degree in Food and Resource Economics, but she has always had a passion for fitness. Now Julie is focusing on helping others meet their fitness goals. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Michael Dukes - Personal Trainer / Group X
Certifications: NASM, Madd Dog (Spin), GSM
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”
Michael is a personal chef, fitness enthusiast, music aficionado, professional deejay, sales professional, and certified indoor cycling instructor. Certified thru Madd Dogg Athletics, Michael brings over 20 years of music programming experience from the dancefloor into the spin cycle class to elevate your workouts to the next level. He also has over 16 collective years in the fitness industry, and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Corrective Exercise and Golf Fitness training.
Fran Indellicati - Personal Trainer / Group X
Fran is certified thru NASM (National Academy of Science Medicine) in wellness & fitness training, group exercise instruction, core & functional fitness, water aerobics as well as being trained in the Tivity Silver Sneakers program. She also studies the ancient practice of Qigong/Tai-chi and became certified thru the Supreme Science Foundation in Orlando, FL in 2012; she even has certification in Food-based Healing thru that organization. After working in the healthcare industry as a medical assistant in orthopedics for several years, she transitioned to the fitness industry back in 2013 because of a strong desire to help individuals, at whatever stage in their life, follow a more wholesome and sustainable lifestyle.
Heidi Hendrix - Group X / Personal Trainer
Certifications: Personal Training / Sports Nutrition & Body Composition / Lifestyle & Behavioral Coaching / Fitness BOOTCAMP / Group Exercise / ZUMBA / ZUMBA TONING / Pilates.
Heidi began teaching fitness back in 1986 as a dance instructor. Today she works as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She enjoys encouraging individuals to take charge of their responsibility for their health and wellness and it inspires her to do the same.
C.J. Eaton - Group X - Cycle & Yoga & Pump
CJ has been an instructor for over 31 years, 20 of them at Loggerhead. She teaches Group Cycle, Cardio Fitness and Yoga classes. She is a registered nurse specializing in women’s and children’s healthcare.
Irina Wetzel - Group X - Instructor
Certifications: AFAA, LES MILLS
Irina was born in Lima Peru and in 2005 started her fitness career. She is AFAA and Les Mills certified and teaches many types of Group X classes. She also attended the prestigious Institute of Human Performance in Boca Raton, (2013-2015) where she received her certification as Personal Trainer with an emphasis on functional training. She is passionate about what she does and believes her talents come from a spiritual place. She is a vessel of healing through spirit and movement.
Michelle Manrique - Group X - Cycle
Certifications: Madd Dog Spinning, Schwinn, Keiser
Michelle was the original co-founder along with her husband John of Revolutions Cycling Studio and has been teaching indoor cycling classes since 2010. She is certified through Schwinn, Mad Dogg Spinning, and Keiser. An avid runner and Galloway pacing coach, she has completed numerous short-course races, half-marathons and the Fort Lauderdale full marathon. Michelle resides in Palm Beach Gardens with her husband John, two children and four (and counting) rescue dogs.
Rita Benza - Group X - Zumba
Certifications: Zumba, AFAA
Rita grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. She obtained her Zumba Instructor license in 2011. She also teaches Zumba Step, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, and Strong by Zumba Fitness. Her Primary Group Ex Certification is through AFAA (Athletics and Fitness association of America). She is current in her continuing education hours as well as her CPR through American Red Cross in Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED. She teaches various formats of group fitness including but not limited to HIIT (high intensity interval training), Bootcamp, Cardio Sculpt, Cardio Strength, Tabata, Cardio Core and Tone as well as Circuit Training.
Harlee Christman - Group X - Zumba
Certifications: Zumba, Zumba Gold, Barre Above
Harlee graduated as a Theatre Major from Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in 2010, with a concentration in Performance, where she studied Dance Technique from Broadway Dancer-choreographers: Byron Easley, Lloyd Culbreath and Gary Lewis. Harlee has over 10 years of musical theatre dance experience and has taught Zumba, Cardio Dance and Zumba Gold. She is successful in leading students of all ages and levels through fun dance fitness routines that improve aerobic capacity and coordination. Harlee is a member of the Zumba Instructor Network, is CPR/AED certified, and attained a Zumba Instructor license, as well as a Barre Above Certification. Harlee is passionate about empowering others to love and respect their bodies by emphasizing the health benefits of exercise.
Lori Hackbart - Group X - Instructor
Lori has been leading group fitness for 35 years and loves it! Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Lori, her husband and two daughters have lived from coast to coast and only recently relocated to Florida. From rollerblading to biking to kayaking Lori loves outdoors activities and enjoys all Florida has to offer, especially bike riding year round. She considers being at the Disney parks an outdoor sport. Lori is AFAA and CPR certified and thrilled to be teaching at Loggerhead Fitness.
Ashley Patrice - Group X - Yoga
Certifications: Yoga Alliance RYT – (200 hrs)
Ashley Patrice is a south Florida native and loves travel and adventure. In 2008 while visiting Thailand she discovered yoga as a way to practice self-care and begin a journey towards good health. She is passionate about spreading her love for yoga and helping others in their journey. Her teaching style is refreshing and light, she incorporates precise cues and pose breakdowns to help students understand the movements of their bodies and the path to personal growth. She has a keen sense for embracing the connectedness of the body, mind, and breath. Ashley is an entrepreneur who is passionate about her work ranging from being a realtor, a philanthropist for foster children and a certified yoga instructor.
Ryvis Sierra - Group X - Yoga
Certifications: Yoga Alliance RYT – (200 hrs)
Ryvis is a certified yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She started practicing as a way to help her autoimmune conditions and over time learned and reaped the healing benefits of yoga in every part of her life, physical, mental and spiritual and now enjoys sharing these with others. Having had to adjust yoga for her own body type, she encourages play and movement in class to instill body awareness, supports adjustments to help students find poses in their own body, and shares alignment techniques so students can strengthen their practice. Ryvis is PR professional and Florida native who enjoys the beach, cycling, healthy living, travel, adventure, family and friends.
Norma-Jeanne Byrd - Group X Instructor - Zumba Gold
Certifications: Zumba, Zumba Gold, AFAA, Silver Sneakers
Norma Jeanne Byrd is Loggerhead Fitness’s Zumba® Gold instructor. She’s been teaching Zumba® classes since 2011, is a certified AFAA Group Exercise instructor and has additional licenses for other Zumba® specialties and Silver Sneakers.
Originally from St. Louis, MO, NJ moved to Captiva Island, FL when she was 19, following a friend and her passion to live on a tropical island. There she developed knowledge and expertise with tropical and native plants which launched her successful 30 year career in environmental conservation. She met her husband, Joe Rosselot, on a visit to Kentucky where they married in 1987 and she worked for The Nature Conservancy (TNC). In 1989, they moved to Hobe Sound, FL when she became the director of TNC’s Blowing Rocks Preserve on Jupiter Island. They’ve lived in Palm Beach Gardens since 2002.
Norma Jeanne has had type 1 diabetes since age 2, proving that disease or illness doesn’t have to hold you back from your dreams and fitness. She has a BA in English from the University of Florida and wrote a successful book for directors of environmental organizations titled Directors Guide to Best Practices. She is an avid reader and in addition to Zumba®, enjoys bicycling, mountain hiking, travel, growing plants and the outdoors.
Travorris “Zion” Green - Group X - Zumba & Dance
Certifications: Zumba & Group Dance
Master Dance Instructor and Fitness Extraordinaire “Zion” is the creator of Zion Dance Fitness and has helped people around the world lose weight and get in shape with his revolutionary program that incorporates cardio with strength training and breathing techniques to give you a complete workout.
Zionic Dance Fitness is a new and exciting way to get fit dancing to a fusion of Reggae, Calypso, Soca, African & Latin Vibes. Zion created this program while traveling the world on missions as he saw a need not only to help people spiritually and mentally but physically as well, transforming lives from the inside and out Spirit, Soul & Body. “If you want the body you’ve never had, DO what you’ve never done”. NEW ZIONIC FITNESS!! The Fitness that brings forth results!
Nora Lara - Group X - Zumba
From a Caribbean country, Venezuela, and always involved in the dancing world. Nora became a Zumba instructor because one of her passions is to dance. Nora also teaches group fitness and she is working towards receiving her Silver Sneakers certification. Her classes are always a party. She enjoys teaching while building strong healthy bodies!
Bonnie Hubscher - Group X - Mat Pilates & Yoga
Certifications: Mat Pilates, Yoga & Group Cycle
An original founder of Stayin’ Alive Fitness Centers in Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth, Bonnie has been working in the health & fitness industry since 1980. Her true passion is that of a teacher of movement. She is certified in Pilates, Yoga and Group Cycle. Her own special style fuses Vinyasa Yoga and Pilates Mat and incorporates vigorous, athletic, but therapeutic joint movement while strengthening what’s weak and releasing what’s over tight. Her creativity blooms through her carefully selected music that inspires the choreography of her exercise sessions. Bonnie emphasizes attention to detail, fluidity with precision, and mental focus. Her mission is for you to leave feeling successful, better than when you arrived, and more aware of who you are mind, body, and spirit.
Anna Drewnowska - Group X - Mat Pilates
Certifications: Mat Pilates, Silver Sneakers
Ania was born and raised in Poland. She came to the USA in 2004, and lived in Richmond , VA for 12 years. She moved to Jupiter in 2016. Ania has Master’s degree in English Philology and was an ESL teacher for over 30 years. She has been teaching Pilates since 2007. She loves skiing, biking, kayaking and tennis, traveling and camping, but also reading books and studying foreign languages.
Aylin Ryan - Group X - Zumba
Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Silver Sneakers, CPR/AED
Education: Master of Social Work and Bachelor in Science with Majors in Botany and Environmental Studies
Aylin has loved to dance since she was a little girl. She studied belly dancing during her college years and three years ago fell in love with Zumba. She obtained her Zumba, Zumba Toning and Zumba Gold license and has been teaching for two years. Aylin is also certified to teach AFAA Group Fitness classes. She is Silver Sneakers and CPR/AED certified. Aylin’s goal is to create a fun atmosphere where people forget they are working out and look forward to coming back to take their next class.
Nicole Sedito - Yoga Instructor
Certifications: HATHA Yoga.
Nicole has been practicing and teaching Yoga since 1973 in New York and Florida. She has been teaching at Loggerhead Fitness since 2005. She is certified through the Yoga Teachers Alliance. She also teaches country line.
Elizabeth Bond - Yoga Instructor
Elizabeth has been practicing yoga for 9 years and teaching in the Jupiter area for three. She feels blessed to share these healing practices with the community. Her aim is to help students feel comfortable and confident in their own bodies by improving their physical, mental, and emotional states both on and off the yoga mat.
Chris Eliades - Yoga Instructor
Chris’ knowledge and compassion for Yoga challenges the strength & flexibility of both the body and mind. He works closely with his students offering a “hands on” approach to proper alignment and adjustments when necessary. Chris’ personal philosophy in life is P.eace L.ove A.warness Y.oga
Steve Marineau - Group X - Cycle
Certifications: Mad Dogg Athletics SPIN Certified.
A recent immigrant from Wisconsin, Steve has been a Spin instructor Since 2009. His Specialty is helping people new to group cycling get properly set up on the bike, and working with correct cycling posture.