Meet our class instructors

Here to get you results

As the leading women’s health club on the South Shore, our certified class instructors are here to get you results! Check out the biographies below to learn about all the experience our incredible staff brings to the table.

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ADRIENNE ATTARDO

ADRIENNE ATTARDO

Yoga Sculpt

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I love booty shaking music that pumps up the energy in the room. anything from hiphop, electronic and throwbacks. My top 3 favorite artists are Ciara, Jennifer Lopez, & Usher.

WHY?
Inspiring my students through meaningful intention to connect within themselves to find their strength &purpose.

HOW LONG?
I RECEIVED MY YOGA SCULPT CERTIFICATION IN JUNE 2019 THROUGH COREPOWER YOGA & I OBTAINED MY BACHELORS DEGREE IN EXERCISE HEALTHS CIENCE FROM UMASS BOSTON.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love that I can shift the energy in the room through music & intention. Inspiring my students to keep pushing when things get challenging allows them to find their energy from within to face any challenges off their mat with resilience and vitality.

AMY CRONIN

AMY CRONIN

Gentle Yoga
Pilates

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Anything upbeat and dancey for Barre. A little more rock forSpin. Anything mellow for Pilates or Yoga (The Eagles are easy listening!)

WHY?
So many reasons-but the positive energy it brings to people is amazing to see.

HOW LONG?
I have been teaching for 25 years (Barre,Pilates, Spin, Yoga & Muscle Conditioning).

WHAT DO I LOVE?
Group fitness has been my passion for 25 years. No matter how bad my day, once the music starts and the energy of the members fill the room, everything is so much better!

ANN SHEEHAN

ANN SHEEHAN

HIIT
Strength
Cardio Strength

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EDM, UPBEAT HIP-HOP/POP

WHY?
I LOVE EMPOWERING OTHERS TO BE THE BEST VERSIONS OF THEMSELVES.

HOW LONG?
ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, TEACHING SINCE 2018

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE PUSHING MYSELF TONEW LIMITS AND CHALLENGING MY BODY.HEAVY WEIGHTLIFTING IS MY FAVORITE FORM OF EXERCISE! WHAT DO I LOVE.

BEKA LEAHY

BEKA LEAHY

Zumba

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DM, ELECTROLATINO, R&B, ANDHIP HOP!

WHY?
I LOVE EXPRESSING MY PASSION FOR FITNESS THROUGH DANCE! IT’SAN HOUR TO SHAKE OFF OUR STRESS, BURN LOTS OF CALORIES,AND HAVE A GOOD TIME. SEEING THE SMILES AROUND THE ROOM IS THE BEST FEELING!

HOW LONG?
HAVE BEEN TEACHING ZUMBA SINCE 2015 AND I AM ZUMBA CERTIFIED.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE SQUATS! I ALSO LOVE TO CHOREOGRAPH MY OWN ROUTINES.AS A PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED FIGURE SKATER FOR ALMOST 20YEARS, MUSICALITY IS ESSENTIAL TO PERFECTING ZUMBA CHOREOGRAPHY.NOTHING FEELS QUITE LIKE EVERY ONE NAILING THE BEAT TOGETHER! WHEN I’M NOT DANCING, I LOVE TO POWERLIFT AND FIGURE SKATE!

BETH WHITNEY

BETH WHITNEY

Tabata
Cardio Strength
HIIT

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I LISTEN TO POP MUSIC AND TRY AND CHOOSE UPBEAT SONGS – SOME CURRENT SOME OLD. I LOVE AGREAT FLOW FOR MY CLASS SO MY MUSIC IS RIGHT ON BEAT.

WHY?
I TEACH BECAUSE I LOVE IT! I ENJOY HAVING AGROUP IN FRONT OF MEAND BRINGING THEM THROUGH A CHALLENGING BUT DOABLE CLASS. I LOVETO SEE PARTICIPANTS GET STRONGER AND FITTER.

HOW LONG?
I HAVE BEEN TEACHING CLASSES FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS. I STILL LOVE TEACHING AND CURRENTLY AM IN TO TABATA STYLE CLASSES ASWELL AS CARDIO STRENGTH FLOW. I AM CERTIFIED THROUGH AFAA FOR GROUP FITNESS AND RECEIVED A CERTIFICATION AS AN ALLOY PT AS WELL AS A TRIBE COACH.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE THE WAY EXERCISE MAKES ME FEEL.PUTTING FITNESS TOGETHER WITH NUTRITION MAKES ME FEEL AWESOME. FITNESS IS SO IMPORTANT FOROUR MIND, BODY AND SOUL. I BELIEVE IN IT SOMUCH.

CHRISTINE MORROW

CHRISTINE MORROW

Tabata
Strength
Group Fight

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MUSIC IS MY MOTIVATION! FROM THE NEWEST GROUP FIGHT RELEASE TO TOP 40 TO THROWBACK HITS – YOU WILL HEAR ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING WITH AN UPBEAT AND DRIVING BEAT!

WHY?
Having the opportunity to challenge myself and others while making working out FUN is motivating and rewarding! I love to show options to suit all fitness levels – encouraging everyone to make the workout their own!

HOW LONG?
I joined Fitness Unlimited as a member in 2009. Falling in love with group fitness and all the instructors I was inspired to become certified in Group Fight and Group Exercise in 2018!

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love Fitness Unlimited! It has served as a second family – I have made amazing friends over the years and my kids have grown up coming to the gym with me! Such an incredible community and there is always someone to grab a cup of coffee with after a workout!

Colleen

COLLEEN O’keefe

Yoga
Flow

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MEDITATION MUSIC SO IT DOESN’T DISTRACT ANYONE FROM THEIR PRACTICE BUT LISTEN TO A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING.

WHY?
ALSO I TEACH TOHELP OTHERS FIND JOY IN THEIR YOGA PRACTICE & BRING RELAXATION TO THEIR LIVES DURING THESE CRAZY TIMES.

HOW LONG?
I HAVE OVER 800HRS OF YOGA TRAININGS & GOING TO BE AYOGA THERAPIST! I AM CERTIFIED IN MYOFASCIA RELEASE & THAI MASSAGE AS WELL. I HAVE MY REIKI MASTERS IN USUI. I’VE BEEN PRACTICING YOGA SINCE I WAS 14 SO 20 YRS NOW & TEACHING HALF THAT TIME.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE THAT FITNESS UNLIMITED IS RUN BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN!

DAWN FLYNN

DAWN FLYNN

Strength
Cycle

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UPBEAT DANCE MUSIC ISSO FUN! MY PLAY LIST VARY FROM POP TO CLASSIC ROCK & THE HITS OF 2000’S.

WHY?
Knowing how exhilarated I feel after working out leads me to motivate & share my passion with others.

HOW LONG?
I’ve been instructing classes for over a decade with my certs in group exercise, cycle, barre & TurboKick.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love living each day as if it’s the weekend :)There is no better feeling than being in a room with like minded woman that have a no-excuse attitude. This is what keeps me energized& coming back for more!

DIANE KYNE

DIANE KYNE

Strength

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I generally like all types of music, it’s a mood thing for me honestly, love current, throw backs 90’s ,acoustic, remixes

HOW LONG?
6 years

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love teaching group fitness because it feels great to help people feel better, challenge their fitness goals and enhance their quality of life.. When they feel great, are more confident and have a smile on their face. Seeing that makes my day!

Janene Donnelly

METLIFT

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All music but love the 90’s!

WHY?
I STARTED TEACHING BECAUSE I LOVE FITNESS AND I HAVE ALWAYS HAD A PASSION FOR SPORTS AND WORKING OUT. I TRYTO MAKE ALL MY CLASSES FUN AND LAUGH A LITTLE!

HOW LONG?
HAVE BEEN TEACHING GROUP FITNESS SINCE 2018. I AM CERTIFIED WITH AFAA, MAD DOG SPIN, AMERICAN BARRE TECHNIQUE, MOSSA GROUP FIGHT, UCANROW2 CONCEPTS. IAM ALSO A NASM PERSONAL TRAINER AND CERTIFIED HOLISTIC HEALTH COACH.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE THE COMMUNITY FEELING OF GROUP FITNESS. I LOVE CREATING CHALLENGING CLASSES AND ADDING SOME FUN TO THEM!

JEN SHEA

JEN SHEA

HIIT

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I love country music…but I won’t make you listen to that in class… in class it’s usually pop, or 90’s music.

WHY?
I teach because I love when other teachers motivate me to work harder… I hope to motivate others to love working out too!

HOW LONG?
I have been teaching since I was in college… so a really long time.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
What I love about fitness… I love how I feel after working out… especially right now- with the stress we are all under-working out is my stress relief.

JILLIAN SMITH

JILLIAN SMITH

Yoga

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MY SPOTIFY PLAYLIST IS SUPER ECLECTIC BUT I’MA HUGE TAYLOR SWIFT AND LUMINEERS FAN. IFYOU COME TO MY CLASS YOU’LL GET ANYTHING FROM RIHANNA, TO BEATLES, OLDIES, AND CLASSICAL.

WHY?
I TEACH YOGA TO GIVEWO(MEN) THE GIFT OF SELF AWARENESS ANDTO EMPOWER THEM IN THEIR BODIES. I TEACH YOGA TO HELP PEOPLE DISCOVER MINDFULNESS THROUGH THEIR BREATH AND BODY.

HOW LONG?
I’VE BEEN CERTIFIED AND TEACHING YOGA SINCE2018. I AM ALSO CERTIFIED IN MEDITATION AS OF SPRING 2020.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
FITNESS HAS BEEN APART OF MY LIFE FOR ASLONG AS AS I CAN REMEMBER. I LOVE THE ENERGY AND FEELING OF ACCOMPLISHMENT IT GIVES ME AFTER A WORKOUT. YOGA &BARRE AND RUNNING COMPRISE MOST OF MY EXERCISE.

KELLY MAHER

Cardio Strength

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MY MUSIC CHOICES AREALL OVER THE PLACE! SOMEDAYS I WANT TO WORKOUT TO RAP, SOMETIMES POP OR EDM! I LOVE AGOOD THEME OR AT LEAST SOME SING-A-LONG SONGS!

WHY?
I LOVE HELPING WOMEN FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES. ILOVE TO INSPIRE AND EMPOWER THEM TOKEEP GOING AND STAY POSITIVE WHILE KEEPING IT FUN.

HOW LONG?
I HAVE BEEN TEACHING FOR 10YEARS, MOSTLY THROUGH DANCE FITNESS AND ZUMBA!

WHAT DO I LOVE?
FITNESS HAS BEEN APART OF MY LIFE FOR ASLONG AS AS I CAN REMEMBER. I LOVE THE ENERGY AND FEELING OF ACCOMPLISHMENT IT GIVES ME AFTER A WORKOUT. YOGA &BARRE AND RUNNING COMPRISE MOST OF MY EXERCISE.

LAUREN HENDRY

LAUREN HENDRY

Body Beatz
Barre

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ANYTHING THAT CREATES A MOOD. UPBEAT AND ECLECTIC TO MAKE YOU MOVE,SLOW AND STEADY FOR STRETCHING AND FOCUS ON FORM. I LIKE TO THINK MUSIC SELECTION ISWHY BEATZ WORKS SO WELL.

WHY?
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE TOSEE PARTICIPANTS HAVING FUN WHILE CHALLENGING THEMSELVES! DOESN’T MATTER IF IT’S A SMALL GROUP OR PACKED CLASS,AS LONG AS I’M MAKING A CONNECTION.

HOW LONG?
PUT IT THIS WAY… JANE FONDA AND I ARE BESTIES!1987! STILL HAVEMY LEG WARMERS.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE FEELING STRONG DURING DAYTO DAY ACTIVITIES …A DIRECT RESULT FROM REGULAR EXERCISE.

LINDA WALSH

LINDA WALSH

Cardio Strength
Cycle
Strength

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I love all music! And love to dance!

WHY?
I have fun teaching group fitness, I enjoy meeting the members and getting to know them.

HOW LONG?
I’ve been teaching for 35 years.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love Fitness Unlimited because its all women &we are all going through the same things so there is a lot of support & kindness! there is no better gym!

LISA O'TOOLE

LISA O’TOOLE

HITT
Strength & Length
Pilates Mat
Group Fight

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I guess you can call me a “Renaissance woman” when it comes to music… I love it all! In class I like to play anything with a driving beat – a bit of Rock, a little JOCK JAMS, some COUNTRY, 90’s HIPHOP….you name it, you’ll hear it!

WHY?
I teach because it makes me happy to make others happy. I love, love, LOVE what I do at Fitness Unlimited. To be able to share my love and passion for fitness, movement and nutrition with others will never feel like work to me. I feel honored to be able to do what I love on a daily basis and am great full to Fitness Unlimited and their members for allowing me to do so.

HOW LONG?
I’ve been teaching fitness classes for almost 13 years! I started by getting group fitness certified through NETA. I fell in love with teaching and went on to get POUND certified in 2012, barre certified through EVOLVE barre in 2013, PILATES MAT and REFORMER through Balanced Body University in2016 and GROUP FIGHT Certified throughMOSSA in 2018.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love that no matter what stage of life your in, what kind of shape your in, what mindset your in or what injuries you may have, you can always find some form of movement to fit into your life. Right now, I’m passionate for Pilates. It’s a form of exercise that I feel can benefit everyone, at every stage of life and can be done for as long as our bodies can move. Movement f any kind can heal. It can heal both physically and mentally. It’s truly my sanity.

LOULA

LOULA

Vinyasa Flow

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I HAVE AN ECLECTIC TASTE IN MUSIC BUT LOVE TO PLAY AMIX OF UPBEAT AND SOFT AMBIENT MUSIC THAT ISVERY UPLIFTING ANDC ALMING DURING CLASSES. I DESIGN PLAYLISTS TO FLOW WITH THE RHYTHM OF CLASS AND ALLOW YOU TO FOCUS N BREATH AND MOVEMENT.

WHY?
I TEACH BECAUSE THERE IS NOTHING MORE REWARDING TO ME THAN THE EXHALE OF RELEASE THAT I HEAR FROM MY STUDENTS AFTER A LONG DAY OR WEEK. EVERYONE DESERVES A SAFE SPACET O FIND PEACE IN THEIR MINDS, BODIES, AND SOULS.

HOW LONG?
I HAVE BEEN TEACHING SINCE SEPTEMBER OF 2019. I HAVE COMPLETED A 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING CERTIFIED THROUGH YOGA ALLIANCE ANDAM CURRENTLY UNDERGOING AYURVEDIC HEALTH COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
MY LOVE OF FITNESS AND YOGA STARTED IN 2009 WITH MY FIRST ASHTANGA YOGA CLASS. SINCE THEN I’VE PARTICIPATED IN VARIOUS DIFFERENT STYLES OF FITNESS AND YOGA, INCLUDING WEIGHTLIFTING, CROSSFIT, BARRE, PILATES, ZUMBA, AND COMPETITIVE POWERLIFTING. ITHINK WHAT I LOVE THE MOST ABOUT FITNESS IS ITS ABILITY TO CHANGE YOUR WHOLE LIFE FORTHE BETTER. IT INSTILLS IN YOU DISCIPLINE, HAPPINESS, AND SELF CONFIDENCE. I ALSO FEEL THAT EVERY PERSON SHOULD BE ABLETO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THEIR BODY THROUGH MOVEMENT.

MARISHA GADOWSKI

MARISHA GADOWSKI

Barre

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I LOVE ALL TYPES OF MUSIC AND LIKE TO CONSTANTLY CHANGE ITUP- ANYTHING WITH HIGH ENERGY AND A GOOD BEAT.

WHY?
I love being able to share my passion for movement and use my energy to motivate others.

HOW LONG?
I have been teaching for 7 years now-from strength and HIIT style classes to cycling to barre.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
The sense of the community that Fitness Unlimited offers is unparalleled.

RHE APANTAZOPOULOS

RHE APANTAZOPOULOS

Strength

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Sharing my passion for exercise and fitness with others is why I love teaching. It is my goal to motivate others to be their best, feel their best! Be strong!

WHY?
Sharing my passion for exercise and fitness with others is why I love teaching. It is my goal to motivate others to be their best, feel their best! Be strong!

HOW LONG?
Fitness has been a lifelong commitment for me. I have worked in the Fitness Industry for over 36 years at the Boston Athletic Club (BAC)and the Jewish Community Center (JCC), Newton and now at fitness unlimited!

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I love the connections created between me and the clients during workouts.

SANDY VERHAULT

SANDY VERHAULT

Prime
Strength
Cardio Strength

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I LOVE LISTENING TOOLD DISCO & TOP 40. I ALWAYS LIKE TO LISTEN TO MUSIC THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO DANCE.

WHY?
I teach because I love making people feel strong and good about themselves!

HOW LONG?
I’ve been teaching group fitness for 38 years.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE TEACHING AT AWOMEN’S ONLY GYM. THE COMRADERY, SUPPORT AND FRIENDSHIPS THROUGH ALL THESE YEARS HAS MADE FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY LIFE!

SIOBHAN QUINN

SIOBHAN QUINN

Themed/Battle Spin Rides

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ANYTHING WITH AFAST AND BIG BEAT DROP! ALSO ANYTHING ED SHEERAN.

WHY?
I LOVE MOTIVATING WOMEN TO PUSH THEMSELVES TO NEW LIMITS AND SEEING THEM ACCOMPLISH THESE NEW LIMITS!

HOW LONG?
SIOBHAN HAS BEEN TEACHING SPINS INCE 2018 AND ISMAD DOG CERTIFIED I AM SELF TAUGHT FOR BEAT /CHOREOGRAPHED RIDES.

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE HEAVY HILLS AND PUSHING YOURSELF TO GET UP THOSE HEAVY HILLS FAST! MYLEGS DON’T LOVE IT DURING THE FACT, BUT AFTER, THEYDO! I HAVE TRIED JUST ABOUT EVERY FITNESS TREND THERE HAS BEEN BUT! MY FAVORITE IS LIFTING HEAVY!

VERONIQUE-DAPHNIS

VERONIQUE DAPHNIS

The Boss Chick Dance Workout®

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I LOVE THE SIGNATURE GENRES WE STICK TO IN CLASS. FROM AFROBEATS TO HIP HOPTO SOCA TO DANCEHALL. IMO THES EARE THE WORLD’S BEST GENRES. 😉

WHY?
MY LOVE FOR INSTRUCTING IS ROOTED IN HELPING WOMEN ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS,PARTICULARLY IN A FUN ENVIRONMENT. I LOVE CHALLENGING YOU TO PUSH YOUR BOUNDARIES JUST A LITTLE FURTHER AND TRIUMPH OVER THE RESULTS OF NOT GIVING UP.I ALSO LOVE BEING THERE AS THERE PRESENTATION FOR OTHERS THAT I DIDN’T HAVE GROWING UP.

HOW LONG?
I’VE BEEN A GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR FOR LONGER, BUT I’VE BEEN TEACHING THE BOSS CHICK DANCE WORKOUT® SINCE 2017. I’VE BEEN A MASTER TRAINER FOR BCDW® SINCE 2019 AND I CURRENTLY HOLD AN AFFA GROUP FITNESS CERTIFICATION. CATCH MEAT FUM ON SUNDAYS AT 10:15AM!

WHAT DO I LOVE?
I LOVE HIGH INTENSITY ROUTINES AND THE HIGH ENERGY THAT FILLS THE ROOM AND A GOOD PLAYLIST THAT MAKES YOU FORGET THAT YOU’RE WORKING OUT. OUTSIDE OFMY CLASS, I LOVE BEING A STUDENT IN A VARIETY OTHER CLASSES AND ILOVE HOW CONFIDENT & POWERFUL STRENGTH TRAINING MAKES MEFEEL.