Hometown: Valley City, ND
Certifications: 300RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) I have gone to two different intensive yoga trainings with Yandara Yoga Institute – one in Hawaii and the other in Mexico.
Classes: Beginner Yoga Flow, Recovery Yoga, Yin/Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga
What you love about teaching/fitness/GFWC: I love connecting with my students. I love teaching them how to handle stress, anxiety and the busy of life through meditation, mantra, breathing, asana and positive affirmations.
Career, Extracurriculars, family, hobbies, etc.. I am a preschool teacher. I love yoga, running, swimming, hiking, biking and staying active. I have 4 kids – 2 at home and 2 are building their careers. I love to travel with my family. One of our favorite places to visit is Moab, UT and Hawaii.
Hometown: Center, ND
Group Fitness Certification
Class: Body Power
I love teaching BP to see the transformation in the ladies that come to class every morning. With both of their muscle mass and confidence that they build.
My three girls, Brooke 18, Taylor 13, and Ava 9 keep me busy when I am not at work at Central Hair Studio.
Teaches: Revolution & Cycling
I am married to Valley City native, Bob Lemnus. We have three children; Jackson, Abby and Natalie. I am certified to teach indoor cycling and yoga strong. Currently I teach Revolution, which is an interval training class combining strength and cardio on the bike. I truly believe staying fit is one of the keys to living a long and happy life. In my free time I enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities. From golfing and running in the summer to skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. I also love to read and enjoy continuously learning more about health and fitness. I plan to pursue an additional certification as a Wellness Coach so that I can help others discover the gift of fitness. I really enjoy making people sweat and love cranking up a great song to inspire them to work as hard as they can.
Teaches: Evening & Park Yoga
Certified in Yoga. Passion for health, wellness, and Yoga practices.
Loves family, friends & grandbabies.
Hometown: Reno, NV
Certifications: ASFA Certified, Water Instruction, NCPR Foundation, Infant/Child/ Adult CPR & AED certified
Classes: AquaFit & AquaBlast
I love creating & instructing hydro-fitness classes at GFWC. The participants are so committed to the improvement of their health & wellness. They inspire me daily to stay dedicated and focused.
I have been teaching aquatic fitness since the 90’s while in law school. Working out in the water is one of the most effective ways to build cardio, strength, & resistance training while providing a kind environment for you joints.
Hometown: Valley City
I like the group fitness classes at the Wellness Center because they are fun, challenging, hold me accountable and I like the friendships I have built at the classes. I work harder in a class setting then I do work out on my own.
I work in the Foundation/Alumni office at VCSU. My husband and I have 5 adult children. I enjoy gardening, baking, exercising and spending time at the lake.
Hometown: Palmdale, CA
Teaches: Senior Fitness, AquaFit
I came to Valley City to attend VCSU where I was a student-athlete majoring in Exercise Physiology. Finding my passion in group fitness at GFWC has been such a blessing. I currently also work at the Jamestown hospital as a group coordinator full-time. In my spare time you can find me working out or hanging with friends.
Hometown: Valley City
Teaches: Cycling & Special Events
Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, Cycling, Yoga Strong, Myofascial Release-Foam Roller and RRCA Level I Run Coach I currently teach a traditional cycling class with optional ab/core work.
I love connecting with others who are interested in wellness and fitness. Gaukler Family Wellness gives me an opportunity to work on my own fitness and help others achieve their goals.
I have a BS in Nursing and have always had an interest in health and wellness. I’ve been married to Rob for 20+ years and we spend most of our free time chasing our four kids or taking care of the many dogs and cats that live at our house. I love to read, sing, run, play tennis and watch my kids do what makes their hearts happy.
Hometown: Culbertson, MT
Married to husband Greg, three kiddos.