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), Insanity, R.I.P.P.E.D., Pilates Mat, E-Fit, 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, Yoga. Mat Pilates, Strength & Core, Yoga Sculpt, Turbo Kick, Hip Hop Hustle, Latin Hip Hop, Zumba Kids and other fitness routine instructor. Ritzy, is from the Philippines where she was a Midwifery-nurse. Shape Me excels because of Ritzy 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, Yoga (Hatha, Sculpt) and TABATA instructor. Gary loves Yoga in general and particularity Yoga Sculpt. 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.|
|Dani Oliva I move to USA 13 years. I am originally from Argentina. I have been teaching Zumba since 2010, I'm certify on Zumba Sentao and Zumba Toning as well. I love teaching, meeting people, bringing a positive energy while we are getting into shape. Any activities the involves moving, fun and a challenge count on me I'll be there.|
|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 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. She is working toward 1000 hours Yoga Therapeutic certification through YogaFit! Barb's other certifications include BodyFlow, Mat Plates, Senior MSROM. Barb is also a nurse.|
|Rhoda Poach attended her first yoga class with her daughter in 2005 and fell in love with it. She has studied Hatha Yoga, Tabata and is a Personal Trainer. She studied at National Personal Training Institute. In her classes she guides students through postures mindfully creating space in the body and centering the mind.|
|Guadalupe Rocha de Arevalo I am originally from Durango, Durango Mexico. I came to the United States in 1993. I have six years of experience working with Latino elder as an advocate and Caregiver support. I have experience in drug abuse prevention working as a chemical health educator. As well as a family strength educator. I also have been involved in events to empower Latina girls to be proud of their selfs and the fact that they speak two languages. As well as empower them to pursue an education and career. My passion is to help the community without expecting anything in return. Certified in Thai ji Quan since 2014 and Zumba instructor since 2012. Zumba brought to my life a healthy balance weight loss and a happy lifestyle. I truly enjoyed being a Zumba instructor and always strives to do my best.|
|Rachel Kopp I am a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher. This means I have 200 hours of learning at a Registered yoga school. I have studied anatomy, yoga philosophy, sequencing and transition principles of more than 100 poses, meditation, Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda. I am fully competent to teach multiple styles of yoga to multiple levels of students. I have been practicing yoga for 10 years and have experience in teaching Prenatal yoga.|
|Tanya Slama I am a Certified Insanity and PiYo Instructor. I found my passion in helping others to live a healthier lifestyle when I became a Team Beachbody Coach in 2014, which inspired me to help others in a different way by instructing Group Fitness classes. I am very motivated and love helping others feel good about themselves. I've learned that giving up on yourself is not an option and I will leave you sweating with a smile.|
|Stephanie Von De Linde I’m Stephanie and I am super excited to teach Les Mills BodyStep instuctor at Shape Me Group Fitness! It is an awesome class that will work you whole body. I can’t get enough of it! I am also an mother and wife during the day but I love beginning or ending my day with an awesome workout. BodyStep consists of cardio, steps, fun, and done! It is a workout for everybody and everyBODY. I would love to see you in class soon! Come join me for an awesome workout that will be challenging but most of all fun!"|
|Wendy Smith I’m Wendy and I am super excited to teach Les Mills BodyStep instuctor at Shape Me Group Fitness! It is an awesome class that will work you whole body. I can’t get enough of it! I am also an mother and wife during the day but I love beginning or ending my day with an awesome workout. BodyStep consists of cardio, steps, fun, and done! It is a workout for everybody and everyBODY. I would love to see you in class soon! Come join me for an awesome workout that will be challenging but most of all fun!"|
|Laura Meyer I’m Laura and I am super excited to teach R.I.P.P.E.D. to Shape Me Group Fitness! It is an awesome class that will work you whole body. I can’t get enough of it! I am also an Elementary teacher during the day but I love beginning or ending my day with an awesome workout. R.I.P.P.E.D. consists of cardio, weights, fun, and done! It is a workout for everybody and everyBODY. I would love to see you in class soon! Come join me for an awesome workout that will be challenging but most of all fun!|
|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, roller blading, or biking during summer.|
|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.|