Group Fitness Instructor Profiles
Barb Sims
Barb Sims

Name: Barb Sims

Years Teaching: 28+

What classes do you teach this semester? A little bit of everything!

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  Training for an Ironman!

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… coffee, bike, and my Ipod

What is your favorite Joke?  I never remember jokes…

What is your favorite quote? “There is no try, there is only do.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? Great instructors and great classes!

Marsha Kurth
Marsha Kurth

What classes do you teach this semester? I am a sub instructor for the semester!

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am…  traveling, reading, or sleeping

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… a book, a pillow, and a friend.

What is your favorite quote? “Keep on keepin’ on.”

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? It’s fun to try something new!

Stephanie Hayne

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Years Teaching: This will be my first year teaching!

What classes do you teach this semester? Cardio Dance Fit

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… Spending time with friends, singing and choreographing, and sleeping

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… a water filter, my cat, and a burrito

What is your favorite Joke? "What did the cell say to his sister when she stepped on his toe? Ouch! Mitosis!"

What is your favorite quote? "It's our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities"

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? There are a wide variety of different classes for anyone and everyone! You're sure to find something you enjoy while making some new friends and getting fit in the process! 

Joe Breen

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Years Teaching: This is my first year!

What classes do you teach this semester? This semester I will be teaching “Tone and Tighten,”“Butts and Guts,” “HIIT,” as well as “Core and More” and “Stretch.” Every now and then I will also be filling in for the noon “Total Strength” class!

When I’m not instructing, at work, or in school, I am… Playing games with my friends or binging episodes of various shows on Netflix 

If I was stranded on an island, 3 items I would need are… A tent, some form of music, sunscreen

What is your favorite Joke?  How do you make a tissue dance? Put a little boogie in it!

What is your favorite quote? “You can’t change the past or predict the future so just focus on what is in front of you.” – Matthew McConaughey

Why should Mathy Center members come visit Group Fitness classes this semester? Mathy Center members should come visit group fitness classes because there are so many to choose from! It can add variety to your current routine and expose you to things you would not normally try. There is also a fun social aspect to group fitness that really adds to the whole experience.