Dawn

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Education

  • Ivy Tech, A.A.S. Business and SCW Fitness Education

Certifications

  • Schwinn cycling Instructor Certification, 2011
  • ICG Coach by Color, 2018

Start date with RecSports

2012

Fitness Philosophy

To help others have fun and enjoy taking care of their self. To help others find their inner strength to do more than they thought was possible. To challenge them to get the best ride possible every time they come to class. Leave it all out there on the bike. Ready to face anything and feel good about their self. A time for you, your class, how hard do you want to work today?

Fitness Interests & Other Hobbies

  • Cycling
  • Flex and tone
  • Yoga
  • Raising and watching my beautiful grandchildren grow.

Why My Class?

I will support you, challenge you, and encourage you to do your best for today.

How do you motivate participants?

Encourage everyone to do their best and to be okay with where they are at in their fitness level. Play uplifting music, try to add fun into the class, make everyone feel special and build community.

How long have you been teaching group fitness in general?

6 years

What CEC/CEU's have you taken?

Midwest Mania, I go every year, this past year I went to 7 Schwinn classes, Metabolism Makeover, Kipran, The Flow, Punch-out, Dynamic Flexibility, Jungshin Wisdom Warriors, Fitness Game Changers, Stress and Chronic Disease, Meditation, Daanasana Yoga Healthy Spin, and Yin Yoga.

What is your favorite style of music to play in class?

Variety of music

Why do you teach group fitness?

The community and encouragement in group fitness. We can lift each other up, have fun, make friends, learn to love and accept ourselves, etc.