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.
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 include: 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.
Jacey Barnes - Group X & Group Cycle
Jacey grew up in Boca Raton and attended St. Andrews School where she played soccer, tennis, volleyball, and field hockey. She is certified in Fitness Training from The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and has been teaching since 2000. Certifications include cycling, step, kick box, and resistance training. She has worked as a personal trainer for over 12 years. She specializes in functional training and likes to incorporate circuit and interval training into her workouts. She enjoys watching her clients succeed in meeting and exceeding their goals. Jacey has taught at various gyms around the Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens area. She has a passion for fitness and health and has a strong athletic background. She loves to run and over the last 10 years she has completed several marathons and participated in numerous outdoor activities, such as Triathlons. She enjoys cooking and being active outdoors. She has two children and a very loving and supportive husband. When you work with Jacey and the walk the path of fitness and health with her, she will make it fun and challenging.
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.
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.
Carolina Wetzel - Group X - Cycle
Certifications: Group Cycle
Lina is a fitness fanatic, she has a passion for anything that moves you! It started when she took her first spin class at the young age of 13! She can still remember the instructor yelling out her name during the last sprint, pushing her to give it her all during those last seconds on the bike. She knew she wanted to spark that fire in others. Fast forward 10 + years and you’ve got a chick who will try any new challenge. From Spartan races to yoga, Jiu Jitsu, competing in CrossFit, weightlifting, and even shaking her little butt in Zumba. She loves to keep her body, mind and spirit on fire. As an aspiring life coach, she believes everyone deserves that burning sensation (on and off the bike!).
Sandra Schneider - Group X - Zumba
Sandra has a medical background and love for dance that allows her to help members improve their overall health. If exercise is a fun experience, people will stick with it. She has incorporated dance into her exercise regimen since childhood. Originally from Puerto Rico, she is a licensed radiologist and certified Zumba fitness instructor.
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.
Norma-Jeanne Byrd - Group X Instructor - Zumba Gold
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.
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!
Anna Drewnowska - Group X - Mat Pilates
Group X – Mat Pilates Instructor – Bio coming soon
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.
Marika Stone - Yoga Instructor
Certifications: Krialu Yoga & Thai Yoga Bodywork.
Markia has been a yoga instructor since 1998 and practitioner for eleven years. She is committed to helping people embrace yoga as a regular part of their lives.
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
Amanda Bolk - Group X / Yoga
Amanda is a certified yoga teacher and licensed massage therapist, who has been practicing yoga since 2005 and teaching since 2013. She specializes in demystifying the alignment of yoga postures to bring students into the fully beneficial expression of each pose. With a bachelor’s degree in psychology, she believes that yoga is therapy. It gives your mind and your body a break from that which is harmful in your life and restores a sense of clarity and renewal to both. An advocate of holistic healthcare, she is also a dedicated practitioner of Vedic Thai Massage, an ancient form of bodywork that heals the body, mind and spirit through assisted stretching and compression massage along energy pathways: a true prescription for peace and healing.
Michael Dukes - Group X - Cycle
“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 currently working toward attaining his Certified Personal Training designation thru NASM, as well as the NASM specialization in Corrective Exercise and Golf Fitness training.