Lisa brings years of experience teaching spin and more recently yoga having completing her 200-Hour Teacher Training. An avid hiker, snowboarder and tennis player, Lisa's classes will inspire and challenge you with attention to overall fitness and awareness. She participates in the community by motivating youth in her Unplugged program, and cultivates friendships and adventure for women with her Unplugged Women's Group.
Heidi brings her love of music, spinning and sweating to the bike with her upbeat rides. Rap, reggae and rock combined with upper body, core and varying levels of speed and difficulty make her classes a challenge and fun. Heidi wants her riders feel strong and proud about the work they are doing! Heidi spends her time off the bike with her friends, family and doggies in Vermont and nyc.
Laura taught spin for over 10 years before moving to Vermont with her husband and their 5 children. She feels incredibly lucky to live in such a beautiful place where just opening her back door and going for a run is a scenic and reflective experience. She works as an English Teacher at Long Trail School in Dorset and is the Executive Director of the Be Brave for Life Foundation, a non-profit that raises money for brain tumor research. She is committed to making the most out of each spin class and motivating her students to set achievable goals and have fun while doing it!
Kate (RYT 200) completed her teacher training with Emma Magenta at South Mountain Yoga in 2012. She has a Master’s in physical therapy and a keen interest in postural alignment and biomechanics. When she discovered Iyengar Yoga she was drawn to the therapeutic benefits, but also to the physical energy, mental clarity and peace she experienced after each class. Kate has completed numerous trainings and workshops in the Anusara yoga style. She offers a dynamic hatha class w/a focus on alignment and uplifting themes that you can take off your mat and into your life. When she isn't practicing or teaching yoga, Kate enjoys spending time with her devoted, hard working husband and 3 wonderful, busy kids.
We welcome Katie Pinkus to the team. Katie is a local chiropractor, mom, and avid soccer player. Originally from New Jersey Katie brings an enthusiastic, competitive spirit to her spin classes. Loves music and loves encouraging others in her class. When she is not working or working out she is cheering on her kids on the soccer field. Katie has three girls and her husband Brenton is a local chiropractor is well.
Susan has been teaching spin classes since 2006. She's been racing mountain bikes since 2001, winning 4 age group national championships from 2008-2015. She also races cyclocross, hill climbs and gravel grinders. Susan's classes are challenging cycling based intervals set to a variety of music. Susan enjoys living in Vermont and all the outdoor activities that come with it.
Kasia trained with Tony Sanchez in 2014 on the 26+2 series to become a Bikram style hot yoga instructor. She recently worked at Hot Yoga Manchester for three years until it closed. Having been an athlete in school and running a marathon, her initial interest in hot yoga began after a ruptured disc for the benefits of healing. Kasia is joining the Zen team with her heated yoga 26+2 series class to continue the healing, strengthening, and lengthening benefits it provides to all clients.