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

Ashley Wiese  
Certifications Vinyassa Flow, Yin, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Bachelor's in Biology, Minor in Bluegrass, Country, and Old Time Music/CNA
Hobbies Most anything outdoors: camping, hiking, kayaking, biking, playing music (guitar and upright bass), cooking for people
Classes Vinyassa Flow, Yin Yoga
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Aysha Dillon  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Cycle, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Merchandising major
Hobbies Working out, collecting vintage items, and anything fashion 
Classes Morning Cycle
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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
Emily Matney

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, CPR/AED
Education/Profession PTA School, Walter's State
Hobbies Hiking, biking, anything outdoors
Classes that I teach Cycle
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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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Jessica Treadway  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Primary Aerobic Instructor, CPR/AED
Education/Profession Psychology and Biology double major (Pre-Med) / Working towards being accepted and then complete Medical School
Hobbies Reading, dancing, acting, drawing, and learning new languages
Classes that I teach Hydrofit
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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 
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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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Shelby Stamets  
Certifications AFAA Primary Group Exercise, AAAI-ISMA: Cycle, Yoga, CPR/AED
Education/Profession BA in Physical Education & Health, Spanish Minor, Pursing MA in Sport Management / Fitness Graduate Assistant
Hobbies Traveling, CrossFit, painting, learning 
Classes that I teach Step, Cardio Sculpt, Abs, Boot Camp, Cycle
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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

 

Andrew Lykins  
Certifications ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist
Years Personal Training 1
Training Philosophy He believes in combining both cardiovascular and strength training to enhance health and well-being
Fun Fact He is obsessed with dogs
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David Sutphin  
Certifications ISSA-CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 3
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 ACSM-CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 2
Training Philosophy Work your butt off, stay dedicated, and see your life change
Fun Fact He has competed in both bodybuilding and power lifting, and he loves Jesus
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Doug Wheeler  
Certifications  AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training  5
Training Philosophy Help anyone achieve their fitness goals from weight loss to muscle building through a personalized workout plan
Fun Fact He likes squats and he loves cardio
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Justin Fiebiger  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 5
Training Philosophy Always give your best effort. You'll be amazed at what you can achieve
Fun Fact He worked at a haunted house as an actor
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Lisa McElmurray   
Certifications  AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training  1
Training Philosophy  Hard work always pays off
Fun Fact  She is a Young Life leader for University High School
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Matt Miles  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 5
Training Philosophy Look strong. Be strong.
Fun Fact He's ranked nationally in the top 10 for 148lb powerlifters
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Matt Sams  
Certifications  ACSM-CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training  4
Training Philosophy The body is an amazing machine and can adapt to almost anything you throw at it. Regardless of whether you're training for a sport or just looking to lose some weight, if you persevere in your training, you will achieve your goals.
Fun Fact He has a bad habit of getting lost hiking unfamiliar trails in the middle of nowhere
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Megan Herring  
Certifications ACSM-CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 2
Training Philosophy Motivate, educate, and support my clients to obtain a healthier life through physical activity, healthy eating, and overall wellness
Fun Fact She teaches Zumba
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Seth Thomas  
Certifications  AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training  1
Training Philosophy  "If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." Bruce Lee
Fun Fact  He likes ping pong and steak
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Ryan Gouge  
Certifications NCSF, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 1
Training Philosophy Today is the day you decide to change your tomorrow
Fun Fact I don't always lift heavy weights, but when I do it's "LIGHT WEIGHT BABY"
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Shelby Stamets  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA Personal Trainer, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 1
Training Philosophy Fitness is a lifestyle and once you mentally commit, you have hopped on the road to success
Fun Fact She enjoys being challenged and then mastering lifts and physical skills 
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Spencer Keck  
Certifications AAAI-ISMA CPT, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 2
Training Philosophy Form will follow function. In other words, train for how you want to perform and you will also look the way you would like to look.
Fun Fact He actually enjoys romantic movies
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Steven Reis  
Certifications NSCA-CSCS, CPR/AED
Years Personal Training 3
Training Philosophy Anyone at any age can positively influence his/her fitness.
Fun Fact He is a classically trained percussionist.
Steven Reis