inMotion Instructors

Instructor Reservation Request Form


Nicole Myers

What do you teach?
PiYo (Pilates/yoga)
Where you’re from?
Born in Boulder, Colorado and grew up in the Rocky Mountains until my family moved to Santa Rosa, CA when I was 8.
Why do you teach?
I love teaching & enjoy witnessing students meet & surpass their fitness goals
How long have you been instructing?
Since Fall 2008!
Fun fact/ rare talent:
I am a geology, earth sciences, and environmental sciences professor + I teach The Dailey Method in Santa Rosa.


Maria Dalbotten

What do you teach?
Yoga
Where you’re from?
Maria was born and raised in Seattle, WA.
Why do you teach?
I like to focus on breath, self-awareness, alignment and having fun. Yoga is about healing from the outside in and reminding ourselves to let go of our egos and be present.
How long have you been instructing?
6 years
Fun fact/ rare talent
Once I saved six baby possums from their dead mother's belly.


Laura

What do you teach?
Indoor Cycling
Where you’re from?
A small town in the Mojave Desert but I’ve lived in Sonoma County for over fifteen years.
Why do you teach?
I love the energy in a group fitness class!  And I really like getting people hooked on indoor cycling!
How long have you been instructing?
3 years
Fun fact/ rare talent
I spent my sophomore year living in the UK as part of the study abroad program.  It was amazing!


John-Scott Forester

What do you teach?
Yoga
Where you’re from?
 Born in Oakland, raised in Santa Barbara
Why do you teach?
 I love sharing the practice of Yoga.
How long have you been instructing?
 I started teaching at the Rec Center when it opened in 2004. Since then I have taught over 1000 classes!
Fun fact/ rare talent
I’ve worked at SSU for 30 years. Mostly in the Art Department.


Katie Spangler

What do you teach?
Strength & Conditioning
Where you’re from?
Orange County
Why do you teach?
My participants! I love connecting with others who push their level of physical fitness
How long have you been instructing?
5 years
Fun fact/ rare talent
Two days before I graduated from SSU, I fell on the treadmill downstairs. Hard. Class of 2013: Going out with a Bang.


Megan Cooper

What do you teach?
Abs, Buns & Thighs; Zumba; Core Blast
Where you’re from?
Petaluma, CA
Why do you teach? 
To show people exercising can be fun!
How long have you been instructing:
1 year
Fun fact/ rare talent:
I also work part-time for the Golden State Warriors


Tony Johnson

What do you teach?
Kickboxing; Indoor Cycling
Where you’re from?
Thousand Oaks, California
Why do you teach?
I love it!
How long have you been instructing?
16 years
Fun fact/ rare talent:
This year is my 20th year in Martial Arts!


Bianca Zamora

What do you teach?
Zumba; Abs, Buns & Thighs
Where you’re from?
Indio, CA
Why do you teach?
To inspire people with my positive attitude and to have fun, sweat, and boogie woogie!
How long have you been instructing?
3 years
Fun fact/ rare talent
I love playwriting and acting.


Tanisha Larsen

What do you teach?
Zumba
Where you’re from?
Santa Rosa
Why do you teach?
Being an instructor means encouraging others to live healthy and be active. Most importantly it means leading with a good attitude.
How long have you been instructing?
3 years
Fun fact/ rare talent
I like to walk around on my hands, especially when I’m stressed.

Tracy Dague

What do you teach?
Insanity
Where you’re from?
Las Vegas, NV
Why do you teach?
Because it is fun!
How long have you been instructing?
10 Months
Fun fact/ rare talent:
I broke my back while snowboarding and I have rode in a helicopter over the Las Vegas Strip!

Brett Stapleton

What do you teach?
Self Defense
Where you’re from?
Santa Rosa, CA
Why do you teach?
To share karate, especially for beginners
How long have you been instructing?
7 years
Fun fact/ rare talent:
I play the spoons.

Kristin McKague

What do you teach?
Yoga
Where you’re from?
Born and raised in upstate New York
Why do you teach?
I teach yoga to bring to others the joy and dreminding conscious living that yoga has brought to me.
How long have you been instructing?
10 years
Fun fact/ rare talent:
I am a writer of poetry and memoirs, and occasionally short stories and plays. Some of which has been published.