Trainer Category: Wellness Studios

Karen Rigsby

Specialties: I enjoy teaching Hot Yoga, both the original hot/Bikram Yoga (with 26 asanas and two breathing exercises), and the hot Vinyasa style that offers a little more movement and latitude with asana choice. I have pursued ways to teach this style of yoga safely. I have studied the anatomy and physiology of the body […]

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Nicola Porto

Nicola has been around Harbor Athletic Club since 2014 as a member and joined the staff team in 2019. Her journey in group exercise started with Barre and Bodypump which changed her focus from looking slim to gaining strength. Beyond group exercise, Nicola’s background is in dance specifically jazz, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical and kick. In […]

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Valerie Hesslink

Specialties: Yin Yoga and Yoga available to all bodies Classes I teach: Yin Yoga, everyBODY yoga, Yoga, Slow Flow Yoga, Restorative Yoga Train for Life Philosophy: To bring movement that inspires joy in my body, intuitive eating and self-maintenance. If I had an extra 30 minutes in my day I would read a book.  Certifications: […]

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Tammy Reed

Specialties: Peak Pilates Mat, Pilates Reformer, Booty Barre, TRX, ACE Group Fitness, Physical Therapist Assistant.  Classes taught: Yoga, Barre, TRX, private and group Reformer, private individualized fitness Train for Life Philosophy: Consistency is everything. I can always find 15-30 minutes each day. We can never stop trying to be healthy mentally, physically and spiritually. Certifications: […]

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Teresa Deleo

Teresa Deleo is a certified Advanced Pilates instructor who teaches Reformer, Mat, and private lessons. She started taking private Pilates sessions in the late 90s to overcome some injuries. She found it so helpful that in 2003 she became certified at Power Pilates in NYC. She is certified on all of the Pilates apparatus, (reformer, […]

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Suki Warda

After an injury from many years of swimming, biking, running and weight training, Suki turned to Pilates and Yoga to stay active. She started teaching on the Pilates Reformer Apparatus and Mat through Physical Mind Institute. Her love of teaching and learning propelled her to complete Baron Baptiste Teacher Training Level 1 Hawaii, followed by […]

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