Team

"Nothing great ever came from a comfort zone"

Kristie Forni

Owner
Group Fitness instructor
Personal Trainer
Spin Instructor 

Kristie pushes, encourages, sweats with you and changes every workout in bootcamp, cycle, core, body blitz, battlerope, Muscle fusion & Tabata. There is no regret leaving class.

Kristie is certified as a personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine,  certified in group fitness through AFAA, TRX certified,  as well as Madd Dogg spin certified.   She is a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth graduate and former college basketball athlete.  ” My love for fitness and health encourages me and is my priority to help you meet your individual goals and make fitness a part of your every day routine.  I take pride in what I do as there is nothing more rewarding than helping others meet their individual/ specific goals for a happy, healthier lifestyle.  My passion and priority is to help you understand how exercise can improve your overall quality of life.  My style of training is HIIT interval / circuit training.  I incorporate HIIT training / cardio intervals, muscle endurance and muscle resistance as well as agility drills to push you out of your comfort zone to get you the results you need.  I give you the tools and you make it YOUR workout!  It’s an effective way to burn fat and increase metabolism!”.  Kristie teaches bootcamp, tabata, Spinning, muscle conditioning, high intensity interval training and core conditioning.


"If it doesn't challenge you it doesn't change you"


Michelle Zelikman

Group Fitness Instructor
Spin Instructor

Michelle's cardio classes push you to your limits.

Michelle Zelikman is a Registered Dietitian through the American Dietetics Academy, a Licensed Dietitian through the State of Massachusetts, a Certified Health Councelor and Lifecoach through the American Council of Exercise, a Certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Council of Exercise, a Certified Spinning Instructor through Madd Dog Fitness and a Certified Zumba Instructor through ZIN, a Certified Barre Fitness Instructor through Bender Barre and has a certificate in TRX Training through TRX.   She has a bachelors degree in Food in Nutrition and a Masters degree in Nutrition Education.  Michelle lives in North Reading and is married with two teenage boys.

 


"Fitness is more than a physical challenge, it's a mental one."


Jen Storlazzi

Spin Instructor

Ride with Jen in the saddle in our spin room and you will see.

Jennifer began her fitness journey 10 years ago, only she was on the other side of the stage. Having lost 75 pounds through hard work and dedication, she decided that she wanted to motivate others. Whether your on a weight loss journey or looking for an amazing workout, you will be sure to get results.  Jennifer’s style is hitting the beat!  Jennifer will certainly get you out of your comfort zone. Motivating music will always be on her  playlists and variety to keep you guessing what’s next.  In addition to being spin certified, Jennifer is also an ISSA certified personal trainer. In addition to teaching spin, Jennifer has been a hairstylist in Woburn for 20 years. She resides in Burlington with her two children, Nick and Keira.

 


"A fantastic spin class should have 3 things - (1) great playlist (2) very challenging class profile (3) wonderful instructor. Why don't you try one of my classes and let me know how I score in all 3 categories? Looking forward to seeing you!"


Wilston Johnston

Spin Instructor

I am a Johnny G Certified Spin Instructor and have been teaching for over 12 years. I am also an avid outdoor cyclist. On most weekends (when its not freezing), I can be found cruising thru the quiet north shore towns and along its beautiful coastline. I do 3-5 charity bike rides per year as part of my giving back to the community and I am always begging folks to join me on these charity rides. I absolutely LOVE to training new cyclist to do their first 100-mile bike ride and I am always looking for new "candidates (aka victims)". My goal as an instructor is to help my clients achieve their fitness goals through the power of cycling - indoor or outdoor. What is your goal?


"You don't have to be great to start but you have to start to be great”


Leslie Blangiforti

Group Fitness Instructor

Leslie has worked in the Fitness Industry for over a decade. She recognized her love for fitness at the age of 16, falling in love with running and group fitness classes. At the beginning of each week she would plan out her running paths and class days to make sure she stuck to a plan. Working out empowered both her mind and her body, and has always helped her get through challenging times. As a result she went on to make a career out of her passion and gained certifications in both personal training and group fitness coaching. She and her staff strive to improve the fitness level of each member, regardless of age, skill, or limitations.


Her favorite formats to teach are Cardio Kickboxing, Contact Boxing, Spin, Sport specific Conditioning, Strength Training, and Bootcamp style classes. Through the union of these specialties, she is able to keep her clients sweating, smiling and walking away feeling like they gave it their best!. After all, Improvement is Empowering!


"Your desire to change must be greater than your desire to remain the same


Sam Nestor

SPIN INSTRUCTOR

Sam is a recent college graduate from Gettysburg college. She graduated in May 2017. Sam was also the softball pitcher for Gettysburg's softball team! Sam first experienced spin 5 years ago to stay in shape off season. That is when she fell in love with spinning.

Sam has been a spin instructor for (3) years and loves the music and variety of movements she gives in her classes. She taught for a bit in college and then decided to get her certification shortly after.


"Your greatest strength is love”


Noelle Kaelblein

group fitness INSTRUCTOR

 I have my group fitness certification through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). I have my bachelors of Science in Community health from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. After college I decided to follow my passion for fitness and study to become a group fitness instructor. I love fitness and running! You can catch me in my free time running, hiking in the white mountains, working out in the gym, spending time with my family and friends, and even singing karaoke. I have run 3 marathons, 26 half marathons, and countless 5K and 10Ks. My goal in life is to run a race in every state and to complete the 6 major marathons in the world. I am extremely passionate about helping people and can’t wait to help members take their fitness to the next level. Group fitness has been a lifelong dream and I can’t wait to share it with all of you. 


"Focus on where you want to go, not what you fear.”


Hilary

Madd Dogg Spin Instructor

My passion for an upbeat and challenging ride will keep you coming back!

I am currently studying to be a certified personal trainer. I have completed three Boston marathons and am actively training for my fourth and fifth marathon. I found my passion for teaching both spin and conditioning classes about 6 years ago, I have been in the saddle ever since!

I love keepiong my riders challenged and engaged with my upbeat classes and variety. I currently live in Reading with my husband and my black lab! When I am not in the saddle or trying something new, you will see me running around town.

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