Meet the Team
Ann has been sharing her love and knowledge in the fitness field for many decades as a teacher and trainer. At the Club she leads Pilates Mat, Chair and Barre classes. She holds a master’s degree in health, physical education and dance; and is certified to teach group fitness, Pilates and Barre. To stay current, Ann regularly attends state and national fitness and mind-body conferences. She lives an active lifestyle in the Roaring Fork Valley and is proud to have climbed 41 of Colorado’s 53 14,000-foot peaks!
Annig is devoted to the study of yoga and shares her deep knowledge of the subject with her students in classes and body awareness seminars. She has completed countless hours of study with internationally renowned instructors and is on her way to achieving a 1,000-hour certification. She is also qualified to teach aspiring yoga instructors. A natural-born innovator, Annig has even developed her own class H2Yoga, a welcoming, water-based yoga class that takes place in the soothing, healing waters of the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool.
Cindy is an accomplished runner and triathlete. She is also a passionate yoga instructor who has been practicing for over 20 years. She is certified to teach YogaFit® levels 1 through 3. At the Athletic Club, Cindy instructs Yoga For All Levels, a Hatha Yoga class that gently introduces all the basic postures and blends balance, strength and flexibility.
Cindy has been with Glenwood Hot Springs for over 30 years. She teaches Morning Mix Up, a low-impact aerobics class that focuses on cardio, strength, core and stretching. She also instructs Water Aerobics, a popular in-pool class that promotes overall fitness while being gentle on the joints. Cindy graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in recreation and health with an emphasis on exercise physiology and nutrition.
Erin was introduced to yoga by her grandmother and has been practicing her whole life, and teaching for over 10 years. In addition to inspiring others to pursue yoga, she specializes in working with those recovering from injury and illness. Over the years Erin has continued her studies and added certifications in prenatal yoga, adaptive and chair yoga, senior yoga, Nada Yoga, restorative toga and Yoga Nidra meditation. She feels deep gratitude for the lessons shared with her by her many teachers and students.
Kelley is an ISSA certified fitness trainer and group fitness instructor, as well as a certified spin instructor. She is a former professional multi-sport athlete and elementary school teacher. To say she is always on the go is an understatement. At the Club she teaches spinning and H20 Cardio. When she’s not leading classes, Kelley instructs online fitness classes, runs her own boot camp program and teaches swimming. She coaches soccer, track and assists with local school PE classes.
Lisa teaches two classes at the Club. Her 90-minute Saturday morning Sivananda Yoga class incorporates the five points of yoga: proper exercise (Asanas), proper breathing (Pranayama), proper relaxation (Savanna), proper diet (vegetarian) and positive thinking and meditation (Vedanta and Dhyana). She also teaches Yogalates.
Lynn is a qualified group fitness instructor recognized by the American Council on Exercise. She holds certifications with Peak Pilates, AAAI, Zumba and TRX. Currently, Lynn teaches spinning class on Friday mornings. When she’s not leading classes, she is teaching PE/health and strength and conditioning at Glenwood Springs High School. Lynn has also applied her fitness and motivational skills coaching high school and club sports, including track, volleyball and cheer.
Marissa is the Athletic Club fitness coordinator. She is a Pilates teacher instructor and teaches Reformer/Tower/Chair and Barre classes at the Club. Marissa is the author of Teaching Pilates: Instructional Manual, published in 2012. She has been teaching classical and contemporary Pilates for almost 18 years. Previously she operated a studio and state-licensed school dedicated to education of authentic Pilates.
Mary has been a fitness fixture at the Athletic Club since she started teaching during the aerobics craze in the 1980s. She is certified in a number of aerobic disciplines, as well as in strength and weight training, nutrition, Pilates, group fitness, senior aerobics and holistic health. Mary teaches Rock Bodies, which emphasizes strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.
Michelle teaches Barre Tone Up, a class that builds strength and core conditioning though the use of Tabata intervals, a form of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on and off the barre! Her workouts are fun and fast-paced. Michelle is certified in group fitness, yoga, Fitour Primary and advanced yoga. Outside the workout studio, Michelle likes hiking, standup paddle boarding and beach vacations.
Teaching since 1982, Patti holds certifications in Mat Pilates, Chair Pilates, Group Fitness and is a Mad Dogg Certified Spin Power instructor. She is also a qualified Hatha Yoga instructor and leads Sunrise Yoga at the Club. When Patti isn’t at the Club, you’ll find her outside, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and cycling. Over the years, she has inspired many of her students to seek a more healthy, active lifestyle.
Patty has been a fitness instructor at the Athletic Club for 35 years. She teaches Barre Mix Up, a low-impact aerobics class that focuses on cardio, strength, core and stretching on Mondays and Wednesdays. When Patty is not leading a class, she spends her time working as the Pals Mentoring Coordinator for YouthZone, a non-profit organization that helps transform the lives of children and families.
Sharma is an elite athlete. She is a Boston Marathon finisher, a veteran triathlete and a certified Ironman coach. She’s also a certified group fitness instructor. At the Athletic Club she teaches two weekly classes—HIIT and HIIT Circuit—both easy-to-follow, effective, high-intensity interval training classes.
Suzzanne is one of the Club’s primary Pilates instructors, certified since 2003 in all levels of Pilates. She began her Pilates journey in 1991 studying with renown instructors who catered to a demanding celebrity clientele in California and Aspen. Having personally experienced the transformative power of Pilates, Suzzanne is a devoted practitioner, qualified to teach all levels including mat and equipment-based classes. Outside of keeping her students physically fit, Suzzanne is a full-time musician and recording artist.
After discovering the healing benefits of yoga for herself, Tara began teaching in 2009. In recent years, she has taken supplemental training totaling over 700 hours of study. In addition to yoga, she has added Barre, Pilates, TRX and sculpt to her instructional repertoire. No matter what class she’s teaching at the Club, Tara helps her students focus on the connection between mind, body and spiritual wellness.
Tesia is champion swimmer. She attended St. Cloud State University in Minnesota where she earned a degree in elementary education as well as the following swimming accolades: 12 All American titles, five school records and the 2003 SCSU Woman Athlete of the Year. She also spent four years as part of the Swim Camp at Stanford University lead by legendary swimming coach Skip Kenney. Tesia teaches Swim Tech Fitness, a fee-based class that helps to refine stroke technique and efficiency.
Tiffany has been teaching at the Club since 2004. In addition to being a personal trainer, Tiffany teaches spinning, group fitness and TRX, which stands for Total-body Resistance Exercise and incorporates a suspension training system to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core.
Tricia is known for her warm, playful, happy personality. She teaches Power Yoga at the Club and believes in a challenging vinyasa practice that focuses on grace, strength, refinement and simplicity. She has been practicing yoga for 14 years, has completed over 500 hours of yoga teacher training and is a licensed Thai Yoga massage therapist with over 1,000 hours of study in traditional Chinese medicine.