AAFA certified Group Fitness Instructor
Zumba certified Instructor
Sue Anthony, native of South County, is a licensed Zumba instructor since 2014. She enjoys the fun energetic atmosphere that Zumba fitness has incorporated into its program with the combination of movement and Latin inspired music. Continuing her fitness journey, she obtained her Group fitness certification through Aerobic and Fitness Association of America in order to ensure the best health and safety for her students.
Stott Pilates Certified Instructor
After several years of taking pilates reformer classes at various studios, Nancy’s love for pilates led her to become an instructor. In 2009, she received her Stott Pilates Instructor certification in essential and intermediate matwork and reformer; subsequently completing training in advanced matwork and reformer. Since that time, she has been teaching group matwork and reformer classes in addition to private client sessions.
Nancy is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island (B.A., Master of Science). She enjoys golfing and practicing yoga.
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
IDEA Certified Instructor
Mad Dog Certified Spin Instructor
Certified Kickboxing Instructor
FRA Yoga Instructor
Total Barre & Stability Barre Certified Instructor
STOTT Pilates Mat & Equipment Trained
Maribeth is a graduate of URI with a double degree in Kinesiology and Psychology combining her passion for how the body moves with how the mind works. In addition to her formal education, she has an extensive background as an accomplished company dancer: she was a student for 17 years with the RI State Ballet, as well as captain of the URI Ramettes, and a kickboxing instructor for a exclusive college promotion with HBO Sports/Rollingstone Magazine. At age 9 she performed in “The King and I” with Yul Brynner and Betsy Plamer. Her work as a photographer’s model won national acclaim throughout the USA and Europe. Prior to 20 years of teaching in the fitness arena, Maribeth worked as a Public Relations and Graphic Design Director at RI State Department of Elderly Affairs. Today she is currently working on her first book, entitled "Identify, Develop, and Preserve your Greatest Assets for an Ageless Future". Maribeth was married for 25 years and has three children.
Melissa has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She has degrees in Exercise Physiology and Physical Therapy. She is a licensed PTA at OPT Physical Therapy, a certified personal trainer and a certified functional movement specialist. She is a barre and dance instructor as well. Her barre classes consist of classic barre exercises combined with total body exercises to maximize caloric burn, working multiple muscle groups at the same time to help you get the most out of your class. She loves to utilize her PT knowledge to give you a safe and effective workout!
Kristin loves all fitness by air, land and sea. She studied Pole Fitness throughout New England, Florida, and spent 3 years training in OC Pole Fitness in Southern California. where she earned her Certification in Biomechanics for Aerial Fitness Training. She has competed in the 2015 Pacific Pole Championship and National Pole Championship, and 2016 New England Pole Championship Series and likes to perform whenever she can! Kristin strives to share her love of pole with students across South County, and hopes that they will find all the confidence, strength, and sisterhood that sport has to give.
Licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold Instructor
AFAA Group Exercise Instructor & CPR certified
Danielle, a stay at home mom to four children, was inspired by dance fitness and great music, which led to teaching Zumba. In addition, she became a certified instructor in the workout, Zumba Gold, a program that provides low-impact movement to seniors and other populations who want to keep active. As a pre-choreographed format, Zumba Fitness is working both our bodies and our minds. Danielle wants to engage others in an activity that blends the two. Consistency in this Latin-inspired dance program can help one build stamina and learn new moves. The small studio environment is a great place to do this. Born in a small town in Maine and a graduate of the University of Maine, Danielle has been in Rhode Island for more than 15 years and loves the people and the great opportunities from a little but impactful state!
AFAA certified Group Fitness Instructor
NASM certified Personal Trainer, WSF specialized
Kelly's enthusiasm for fitness is contagious! She has been an instructor for many years at Luxe Fitness of South County and Westerly. She earned her Group Exercise certifications through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and her Spin Certification through Madd Dog Athletics. Kelly completed her intensive Barre training with BarreCoast and is excited to bring her passion for health and fitness to Coastal Bodyworx. Each class is uniquely designed incorporating highly motivating music. In addition, modifications are always offered for those with specific needs. No matter what your fitness level you will walk away feeling confident, knowing you've pushed your body to its best potential. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and all outdoor sports including paddle-boarding, skiing, biking and golf.
KRISTIN WHITE LOUGHLIN
Kristin White Loughlin has been involved in dance, performance and physical transformation for more than 20 years. After receiving her Dance degree from Dean Collage in Franklin MA, Kristin went on to a successful career as a dancer and choreographer, performing on stages of Busch Gardens, Opryland USA, Norwegian Cruise Lines and stage productions in China, New York, and throughout the Western United States. She also was involved in many commercials, industrials, and country music videos. Upon returning to her home state of Rhode Island, Kristin joined the family business at Warwick Dance and Gymnastics Academy in Warwick, where she is currently chief choreographer and Dance director. In 2012 she received her Pilates certification from the United States Pilates Association, which owns the original rights and archives to the authentic Joseph Pilates method of body conditioning. Kristin is the mother of two wonderful boys, who are extremely active in soccer, hockey, and lacrosse. She has studied the art of movement for several years and would love to share her love, knowledge, and passion with others.
Zumba Certified Fitness Instructor
Val Trainor has been teaching Zumba for over 5 years in various locations throughout the state. With a background in music and dance, Val loves the Zumba program and is delighted to create new fans of the exercise. When she is not teaching, she works as an Academic Advisor at the University of Rhode Island, and she is also a mom to 4 children. Please come try Zumba today!
Terri has been teaching body sculpt since 2009. She started working at Healthy Alternatives teaching body sculpt and stability ball and bands. She has been teaching on her own since 2011.