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Group Fitness Instructors

 Group Exercise Instructors


  • Stacy Bruso
  • Melissa Bodanza
  • Jennifer Amy
  • Michele Urbanski
  • Erica Soares
  • Paula LaPolice
  • Dina Lancour

Our Group Exercise Staff are certified by various accredited National Organizations such as:

  • Body Training Systems (BTS)
  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • Johnny G / Madd Dog Spinning (JGSI)

Melissa Bodanza  Melissa was born and raised in Leominster, MA.  After completing her education, and beginning to practice law, she moved to Westfield where she works as a Bar Advocate/Public Defender at the Westfield District Court.  She has been participating in group exercise since high school and began instructing Group Exercise classes in 2001.  She enjoys driving through town with her little dog Millie who sits in her doggie carseat by her side.  Melissa believes that the best way to relieve stress is through a great group exercise class and listening to stand up comedy.

Credentials: -Bachelor of Science, Fitchburg State -Juris Doctor, Suffolk Law School -Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association -Certified Group Exercise Instructor, AFAA -Certified Body Combat Instructor, Les Mills -Certified Group Power Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certifed Group Kick Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certified Group Step Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certified Group Groove Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certified BODYPUMP Instructor, Les Mills

-Certified Spinning Instructor, Mad Dogg Athletics

Carl Bittle

​Erin Brunk

  • Group Centergy
  • Group Fight
  • Group Active

​Kaitlyn Garrity

​Paula LaPolice

  • Jillian Michael’s BodyShred
  • Total Conditioning
  • Fat Blaster
  • Challenge Boot Camp in The CAGE
  • Spinning

​Bobbie Longo

​Marc Miller

​Amy Thompson

  • ZUMBA Tone
  • ZUMBA Step

​Cheryl Rose

Michele Urbanski

Dina Lancour  Dina is a native of Feeding Hills, MA, and has worked in the Fitness Industry for 18 years.  She enjoys participating in, and instructing, all types of group exercise classes.  Dina values the connection she makes in working with others.  Among her strengths as an instructor is her ability to help one to look within, locate and harness the emotional, and cognitive elements that are part of achieving an improvement in mind and body.

Credentials: -Certified Personal Trainer, Holyoke Community College -Certified Group Centergy Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certified Group Active Instructor, Body Training Systems -Certified Instructor in Yoga, Kickboxing,and Tai Chai,  American Aerobic Association International -Certified Spinning Instructor, Mad Dogg Athletics

– TRX Certification

Philosophy:Fitness is about balance.  Doing what you enjoy achieves results.


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