Meet The MAC’s awesome group ex staff, and try out some of are amazing classes.
Amy has a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in Human Resources and Studies with background in Rehabilitation. Amy has been a Group Fitness Instructor since 2001. She has Certifications in Spinning, Strong, Senior Fit, and High Intensity Interval Training. At Melbourne Athletic Club, Amy teaches Group Cycling and Body Blast.
Cara is a Melbourne native who has been teaching yoga and practicing holistic health for over 10 years. She teaches dynamic yoga classes carefully designed to develop self-awareness, build strength, increase mobility, and balance the nervous system. Practice with her at The MAC on Fridays at 11 am.
Cathy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from Florida State University. She has been a Group Fitness Instructor since 2000 and is AFAA and Strong certified. Cathy teaches Muscle Fit on Monday afternoons.
Ciara is a devoted ACE Certified Fitness Instructor and Health Coach for over 3
years. She attends Florida Institute of Technology where she is currently pursuing her MBA and
Masters of Science in Accounting and Financial Forensics after graduating with a Bachelors in
Applied Behavior Analysis. She has been active in sports her entire life, and currently participates
in marathons, yoga and weight lifting. She has a passion for making clients fitness goals
enjoyable through energetic group training classes that bring every client success! Get up early to meet Ciara for an early morning MAC Attack Boot Camp class on Tuesday and Thursdays.
David is a licensed Zumba instructor who believes that fitness is an investment in your future and should be enjoyable.Through dance, David has lost 50 lbs and has had a blast doing it! He gained confidence, friends and a passion for helping people achieve their fitness goals. His dance classes at The MAC are a high energy, high calorie burning party!!!
Heidi has been a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer for over 15 years. She has taught a variety of classes throughout her career, including Body Pump, Step, TRX, Boot camp and HIIT. She is a certified Spinning instructor and encourages people to test their physical limits. She has created a class that is safe and supportive of all levels. She is energetic, enthusiastic and gets the most out of her rides.
Jana is natural from Brazil, and at an early age discovered her love for fitness and wellness. Moving to USA did not stop her desire to help and inspire others, she became a certified fitness instructor, and for the past 15 years she has being sharing her passion with love and enthusiasm! Jana teaches Latin Toning, Dance Mania and Pump at The MAC.
Jarrod is certified my hip hop fit instructor, AFAA certified, and holds a current CPR. He has been teaching since 2012 and teaches Hip Hop at The MAC. He is constantly looking to improve his dancing by challenging himself daily. He collaborates with other choreographers to keep his classes diverse. Jarrod also subs yoga at The MAC, he is a passionate about stretching and is continuously seeking better ways to stretch his class, when teaching Yoga or at the end of his hip hop classes.
Jill has been active in the health and fitness industry since 1994 and fitness management since 1998. She earned her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science/Wellness from Ball State University in Muncie, IN and a Masters of Health Services Administration (MHA) from the University of St. Francis. Jill is an ACE certified Health Coach, ACE certified Personal Trainer; ACE certified Medical Exercise Specialist (CMES), AFAA certified Group Exercise Instructor, certified TRX instructor as well as Peak Pilates trained in Reformer/Chair classes. She has completed the Wellcoaches® core health and wellness coach training program. Jill has been a Keiser National Master Trainer since 2008, teaching and presenting cycling courses and workshops throughout the country. Jill is currently teaching Group Cycling at The MAC on Fridays at 6am.
Joanna is an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. She holds a BA in Communications and is working on an AS in Nursing and Healthcare Sciences through EFSC with an emphasis on Physical Therapy and Patient Advocacy. She has instructed and trained clients in just about every gym in Brevard County over the past 10 years. She loves teaching Yoga and Cycling and is currently on schedule for Mac Attack early mornings!
Julie has been instructing group fitness for over 10 years. She teaches MAC Attack Bootcamp and Yoga classes at the MAC and enjoys subbing other class formats including dance, Pilates and Body Blast.
Katie has her Master of Science degree in Health Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. Katie has been a Group Fitness Instructor since 2000 and has received certifications in Spinning, Strong and BodyPump. At The Melbourne Athletic Club, Katie teaches Group Cycling at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Mary has been AFAA and Keiser certified since 2014. She teaches Group Cycling at the MAC and also subs Body Blast. She loves to help participants be the best version of themselves.
Noelle is certified in yoga and Pilates, and has over thirty years of ballet experience. She teaches several Barre classes at the MAC which is a fusion of ballet, Pilates, and yoga.
Rachael has been teaching in the industry for over 6 years. She is a certified AFAA instructor who has taken courses in Zumba, Strong by Zumba, Yoga, Keiser (Cycling), and Group resistance training. Currently at the MAC she teaching Cycling, Yoga and Zumba.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science from NC State University in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science from University of Florida in Electrical Engineering. He currently works as a marketing manager for electronic components for space applications. He has been an indoor cycling instructor since 2014, and is currently teaching MAC Attack Bootcamp at The MAC on Fridays at 0545.