Meet the Staff

Group Fitness Instructors (GFI) plan, lead, and facilitate group fitness classes for the ARC at the Fitness Center. They create an inclusive and welcoming environment by providing options for all skill levels and help participants reach their fitness and wellness goals.

2023-2024 Group Fitness Instructors

Lyle – Indoor Cycling & Pilates

Lyle is a 2nd year GFI and is the Student Program Coordinator for Group Fitness. They are a senior at University of Washington Bothell and are majoring in Physics. They currently teach Indoor Cycling and Pilates. Lyle is certified as a NETA Group Fitness Instructor and has two specialized certifications in Pilates and Indoor Cycling. Their favorite quote is “being like everybody is the same as being nobody” by Rod Serling.

Amiya – Yoga

Amiya is starting her GFI journey this year and currently teaches Yoga with a focus on Yin/Slow Flow Yoga. They are certified as a NETA Foundations Yoga Instructor and is a senior at University of Washington Bothell majoring in Community Psychology with a minor in Biology. Her favorite quote is “do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Vincent – Strength

Vincent is a sophomore at the University of Washington Bothell and started their Group Fitness journey in Fall 2023. They are nationally certified as an ACE Group Fitness Instructor and teach Total Body Strength, Core Conditioning, and Cardio & Core. They like to watch YouTube videos and read in their free time.

Payton – Yoga

Payton is a sophomore at Cascadia College and is interested in studying Kinesiology. They are certified as a NETA Foundations Yoga Instructor and teach Yoga Power, Mindful Flow, and Vinyasa Flow. His favorite quote is, “love all, trust a few, do wrong to none” by William Shakespeare.