Meet our Team at Shape Me!
At Shape Me Group Fitness, we offer a variety of class offerings with quality instructors who specialize in aerobics, dance, conditioning and meditation. Our instructors are certified in Dance Fitness, Dance Sculpt, Latin Hip Hop, Zumba Fitness (Gold, Toning, Circuit, Core , step, Sentao & Zumba Kids), Yoga (Vinyasa & Sculpt), Turbo Kick, Pilates Mat, Efit, Boot Camp , BodyShred and other Group Fitness.
|Ritzelda "Ritzy" Anderson the founder, President and Chief Creative Officer is a top Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Sentao, Zumba Toning, Zumba Core, Turbo Kick, Hip Hop Hustle, Latin Hip Hop, Zumbatomic and other fitness routine instructor. Ritzy, is from the Philippines where she was a Midwifery-nurse. Shape Me excels because of Ritz’s creative style, motivation, hardworking and fun pack approach to delivering fitness. Shape Me has been able to attract top talent because of Ritzy. Ritzy loves to dance!!|
|Gary Anderson is an avid fitness follower, ex-marathon runner and Yoga Sculpt instructor. Mr. Anderson’s expertise is in the formation of businesses. He is a successful serial entrepreneur and start up founder, and has build business’s in the technology, video marketing, real-estate and now the fitness industry. Companies that Mr. Anderson has started include start ups’ to NASDAQ companies with over $500 Million in market capitalization. Gary really can't dance!!|
|Genn Merrell is a certified Zumba instructor since 2011. Originally from the Philippines, she came to the U.S. eight years ago. Gifted with a voice, she sings at her church or does Karaoke with her son and records songs in her basement. She has been singing and dancing for over fifteen years. When not teaching or singing, she enjoys movies or fishing and walks in faith with a motto in life to keep on smiling because that will create happiness for everyone.|
|Diane Allie is a member of Shape Me and administrative assistant Diane has been an avid fitness buff for many years and a Shape Me member and active in many of the Zumba and Zumba Toning Sessions. Diane has also been a member and worked at several Curves locations facilities.|
|Candice Quilty has been teaching Vinyasa Flow yoga for about one year and says it has brought much love and joy to her life. She recommends yoga to tie together the mind, body and spirit. From experience, she is an anxious person and doctors wanted to give her medicine to stop her anxiety. She decided to start taking yoga instead and has never looked back.|
|Mary Rumba a Zumba and Zumba Sentao instructor since 2010. Mary is a Spanish Teacher and her favorite motto's are "Students can do anything and go anywhere with hard work and motivation", "Live like you will die tomorrow", "Learn like you will live forever." Mary and her husband have been very involved with numerous business and catering to the Latin audience.|
|Barb Dupay discovered that Yoga gave her a physical workout, and mental stress relief and became hooked. It took her about 8 years to believe in herself and decide to become a Yoga instructor. In July 2008 Barb took her first Yoga training. She started teaching in September. In July 2011, she completed 200 hours of training. Barb qualified to register with Yoga Alliance, as 200 RYT. Since July 2011 Barb have taught 338 classes to date, working toward 500 hours! Barb's other certifications include BodyFlow, Mat Pilates, Senior MSROM. Barb is also a nurse.|
|Krista Haskins Krista Haskins attended her first yoga class in 2005 to complement her dance training. She has studied Hatha, Arkaya, Vinyasa and Yin Yoga under numerous instructors. In her classes she guides students through postures mindfully creating space in the body and centering the mind. Outside of ShapeMe, Krista is a Health Kinesiologist working with clients to bring their bodies into balance nutritionally, energetically, emotionally and structurally. She also teaches partnered swing dance and DJs weddings.loves teaching fitness classes and has been since the eighties.|
|Laura Mueller is a certified Zumba instructor since 2011 and has been teaching since Feb '12 with Minneapolis Community Education and began teaching Zumba Gold Jan '13. She went to UW-Madison to study Spanish language, and has spent time in Spain and Guatemala. She speaks Spanish and worked for three years as an Associate Educator in Spanish within MPS. Currently, she is pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy. When she is not teaching or studying, Laura enjoys spending time with family and friends, or taking salsa or African dance lessons, rollerblading, or biking during summer.|
|Jeanee Colletti has been a certified group fitness instructor since 1979, enjoying leading classes in Core Conditioning, Strength Training, HIIT, Mat Pilates and Indoor Cycling. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, earning a degree in Art Education and taught high school art for 35 years before retiring in 2006 to pursue her passion for staying fit and to motivate others to do so as well. When not teaching classes, Jeanee enjoys cycling in different countries around the world, hiking, reading books, and showing and racing her sight hounds. "Fitness is not an option, but a way to enjoy life to its fullest extent."|
|Emily is a powerpacked Yoga Sclupt Instuctor. She is certified in Yoga, Yoga Sclupt, and numerous fitness certifications. Since starting at Shape Me she has stayed active in website work, strategy and marketing on a remote basis. She is Annual Fund Manager at Monterey Institute of International Studies|
|Hollie is a very powerful and powerpacked Hatha Yoga Instuctor. She is certified in Yoga, Yoga Sclupt, and numerous fitness certifications. Since starting at Shape Me she has stayed active in website work, strategy and marketing on a remote basis. She is Annual Fund Manager at Monterey Institute of International Studies|