Recreational Sports

Group Fitness Instructor Profiles

Instructor Profiles

                                            

Barb Sims

Name: Barb Sims

Years Teaching: 28

What classes do you teach this semester? Yoga, Strength, CSI, Yogalates, and Butts n’ Guts.  

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  Training for an Ironman!

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… coffee, bike, and my Ipod

What is your favorite Joke?  I never remember jokes…

What is your favorite quote? “There is no try, there is only do.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? Great instructors and great classes!

 

Cortney Springer

Years Teaching: 3

What classes do you teach this semester? Tone n’ Tighten and subbing  

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  Relax and watch netflix, or finding something new to try like kayaking or ATV trail riding.

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… all my friends, music, food

What is your favorite Joke?  What did the 0 say to the 8? Nice Belt

What is your favorite quote? “The world is not falling apart; it’s falling into place.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? Make a fun social group that keeps you accountable! Come for a creative workout that challenges you!

 

Eden Klingensmith-Laplander

Years Teaching: 1

What classes do you teach this semester? Zumba  

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  Sleeping

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… a corgi, a blanket, and a book on how to build a raft.

What is your favorite Joke?  The joke about a guy who has a giant peach for a head.

What is your favorite quote? “Everything is awesome!”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s a great way to socialize and have fun!

 

Marsha Kurth

What classes do you teach this semester? Total Strength and Pilates

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  traveling, reading, or sleeping

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… a book, a pillow, and a friend.

What is your favorite quote? “Keep on keepin’ on.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s fun to try something new!

Dani Larsen

Number of years teaching: 4

What classes do you teach this semester at Viterbo? Subbing

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… If I’m not teaching zumba, I’m either working at GL, doing crossfit (my newest addiction!), or hanging out with my son (Camden) and my husband (Dylan).

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… iPod, Running shoes, An extensive library

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s a great way to relieve stress of being in school, meet new people, and stay healthy!!

Jason Miller

Number of years teaching: 1

What classes do you teach this semester at Viterbo?  Total Body Conditioning

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  working out or spending time with family and friends

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are…  Pizza, a bed, and water

What is your favorite Joke?  What did the buffalo say to his son when he left for college? Bison.

What is your favorite quote? “There’s no obstacle big enough to stop you from reaching your goals.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s time to have fun and get a great workout in!

 

Lizzy Schneider

Years Teaching: 1

What classes do you teach this semester? Yoga and POWER Yoga

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… Hiking, rollerblading, horseback riding, or somewhere outside.

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… A yoga mat, a cat, and a hammock.

What is your favorite Joke? What did the Zen Buddhist say to the hotdog vendor? Make me one with everything.

What is your favorite quote? "Be the change you wish to see in the world." Gandhi

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? To make time out of their busy schedule for themselves. Enjoying time to de-stress and reconnect with their body and mind.

 

Patty Herber

Number of years teaching: 11 years

What classes do you teach this semester? Subbing

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… Working in my yard and in my garden.

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are…Running Shoes, Red Licorice, Diet Dr. Pepper

What is your favorite Joke?  “Two peanuts were walking through the park… One was a salted”

What is your favorite quote?  “Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the present.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? Come to class to relieve stress and have fun!

Samantha Fitzpatrick

Years Teaching: 4

What classes do you teach this semester? INSANITY© + Core and subbing

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… Reading, catching up on the latest episodes of my favorite shows, doing yoga, or napping.

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… sunscreen, a blanket, and water

What is your favorite Joke? What does an annoying pepper do? It gets jalapeno face.

What is your favorite quote? “Nothing worthwhile was every easy”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s a great way for you to be able to meet new people and see yourself improve with every class!

 

Shelly Wolf

Years Teaching: 1

What classes do you teach this semester? Yoga

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… gardening or doing yoga

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… chocolate, my kids, and a hut with hammocks

What is your favorite Joke? What do you call a fish with no eyes? Fsshhh

What is your favorite quote? “Be the change you want to see in the world.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? I am passionate about yoga and the mindfulness it brings to life