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Meet Our Staff
Angela is a Group Exercise Instructor and has the following certifications:
- Certified Spinning instructor
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) - Group Exercise Instructor
Angela has a B.S. in Health Fitness and Prevention and Rehabilitation from Central Michigan University along with a M.S. in Biology with a concentration in Exercise Science from Michigan Technological University. She loves teaching group exercise classes and motivating others to be active in fun environments.
Susan is a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor and has the following certifications:
- National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) – Personal Trainer
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Personal Trainer
- Certified Yoga Instructor
- Certified Spinning Instructor
Susan has been an exercise professional for years. Along with the above certifications, she's also completed training in posture analysis and breast cancer recovery exercises. She has extensive experience working with individuals with chronic conditions and functional training for the more mature client. Susan's goal is to keep clients strong, active and healthy at any age.
Emma has a B.S. in Exercise Science from Central Michigan University. She is currently working on obtaining certifications through the American Council on Exercise in both personal training and group exercise instruction. She has experience in cardiac rehabilitation and leading group exercise classes. Born and raised here in Houghton, MI, Emma loves spending time outdoors and finding new, and fun ways to stay physically active!
Douglas Hodges is a personal trainer with the following certifications:
- National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) – Personal Trainer
Douglas has a B.S. in Physical Education and Social Studies from Northern Michigan University. He has taught Physical Education in the Public School System for nearly 20 years. He has over 20 years of coaching experience in High School Sports which include football, basketball, track and powerlifting. Douglas has been involved in physical fitness activities all his life and has trained for and participated in local events such as the Canal Run and Copperman Triathlon. He currently has membership in the NPC and competes in bodybuilding competitions in the Men's Physique and Classic Physique divisions.
Laurie Smith is a personal trainer with the following certifications:
- Certified Spinning instructor
Laurie has been a certified spinning instructor for 13 yrs. Laurie has trained others to run their first 5k to a full marathon. Also passionate about triathlons, Laurie has helped others to finish a sprint to a 1/2 Ironman triathlon. Laurie has been married for 28yrs and has 4 children. Practicing what she preaches, Laurie has finished several marathons including Boston and 2 full Ironman triathlons. Laurie's motto: "If I can do it. YOU can do it!"
Marie is a Group Exercise Instructor and has the following certification:
- SHiNE Dance Fitness Instructor
Marie has a B.A in Psychology. She is a mom of two children and two fur babies. During her spare time you will find her hiking, paddle boarding, and adventuring with her kids. Marie enjoys dance fitness and being able to teach it to others.
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