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Adult Fitness Instructors

Catherine schmidt


Catherine has been practicing yoga since 2004 and began formally teaching yoga in 2014.  She completed her RYT200 certification at Pure Yoga Pilates Studio in Wilmington, DE with Now: Yoga of New York in the spring of 2015.  

Catherine structures her classes to be inclusive of all students regardless of their age or physical limitations.  She offers ever changing experiences in chair and mat based yoga classes that encourage her students to find their own personal balance between ease, effort and advancement while they honor their mind, body, and soul.  

When not teaching or pursuing her own practice, Catherine enjoys walks with her rescue dog ‘Zoe’, gardening, photography and scuba diving.    

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Karen Horn


Karen fell in love with Zumba while she was the manager of Curves.  During that time (about 11 years ago), Curves and Zumba partnered to bring Zumba to the circuit.

After she left Curves she continued to use Zumba at home for years as part of her weight loss journey. About 6 years ago she finally decided to try a live class and it was love at first DANCE!!  She started attending every class at the rec center that she could and became at a “front row Diva!" It was then that she finally decided to become an instructor She absolutely LOVES being an instructor!! She is licensed to teach Zumba fitness, Zumba toning, Zumba Gold (for the active senior & special populations), Zumba gold/toning, aqua Zumba & STRONG by Zumba.   Karen attends as many Zumba instructor trainings as she can to keep her skills sharp and to stay fresh! She learns new choreography at Zumba instructor jam sessions” that she attends on a regaular basis.


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