Betty is a Certified Personal Trainer and Registered Yoga Teacher - 200 Hour. She has also completed certificates in Mat and Reformer Pilates, among others. She loves the challenge and effectiveness of designing strength and mobility training that helps dancers meet their goals!
Betty is also an aerialist (locals can train with her at Aerial Affinity), Contemporary dancer, and choreographer. She finds belly dance to be excellent complementary training to her other passions. It helps with muscle isolation, feel good flow, mobility, and it’s just plain fun!
When you don’t find her teaching or dancing, Betty loves to play music with her hubby and she moonlights as an instructional designer at university. Her Ph.D. In Education comes in handy whether in the classroom or dance studio - and loves to get nerdy with applying Educational Theory to movement classes!
Join Betty for a quick yoga session for happy hips and low back. This moderate to low intensity class will leave you feeling as peaceful and blissed out as a hippy!
Release muscle knots and help recover faster from sore muscles in this feel good stretch and release class.
A strength and mobility building combination of yoga and Pilates in a dance-like flow! Will have you saying, yo, let’s get our conditioning on.
Get ready to work up a sweat! In this follow-along dance cardio party you’ll have so much fun, you’ll forget you’re working out.
Feeling stressed? Muscles a bit tight? This 20-minute easy yoga flow will help you release and relax. Take a deep breath and dive in.
This short class will help you strengthen the muscles of the core focusing on abs and back. From graceful transitions, to lengthened posture, to flowing foot work - it all starts with the core!
In this get down to business class, we’ll get working the shoulders, chest, and upper back. You ready? Let’s see those beautiful pipes!
Start your dance practice right with this flowing combo-based warm up that will wake up your body and your brain. You’ll be sure to check your serious pants at the door... although you probably should wear some kind of pants, but hey, it’s your dance practice, you do it how you like.
In this short but effective class, we will focus on strength, stability, and balance in the lower body. Get ready to sweat and work all the major muscles groups from toes to tushy!
Cool down to prevent injury and rock the rest of your day in a happy body! This quick 4 minute cool down with Betty helps your heart rate slow down and your muscles cool off in a gradual way with a focus on breath and relaxation to leave you feeling awesome!
Get ready to sweat and build some serious dancer muscle with Betty! In this 40 minute Pilates and yoga-based workout we will be strengthening your core, legs, upper body, and core to help you dance with power, grace, and fluidity! (And yes, core is listed twice - it’s on purpose.)
Warm up to prevent injury and to better rock your awesome dance session today. This quick seven minute warm up with Betty will fire up the major muscles groups and mobilize the body with a focus on alignment and core engagement.
You smart dancer, you! Taking 15 minutes for a thorough head to toe warm up means way less risk of injury AND you are going to seriously rock your dance sesh today! In this alignment and core focused warm up with Betty, we will fire up the major muscles groups and mobilize the whole body.
You smarty pants dancer! This longer cool down with Betty not only helps prevent injury but helps you improve your all over flexibility! This cool down puts extra focus on holding stretches so you get maximum bendiness benefit! Plus a focus on breath and relaxation to help you win the rest of your day.
Stay tuned for more classes with Betty!