Meet The Team

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Amanda

OWNER

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Amanda has combined her love of fitness with her love of dance and has created Grind2Fit. She is passionate about making sure that Grind2Fit is a safe place for men and women to come and workout free from judgement. Amanda has been in the fitness industry since 1999 and holds an NAFC Group Fitness Certification. 

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Sydney

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Sydney has been dancing with Amanda for over three years and is a Grind2Fit Instructor. Sydney was a competitive gymnast for 10 years. She graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in Music Therapy. Sydney is married and currently works as a nanny. Sydney holds an NAFC Group Fitness Certification.

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Karen

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Karen is a high energy Grind2Fit Instructor and comes with 4 years experience teaching her own class. Karen is married and a mom of 2 boys. She graduated from Cincinnati State where she majored in Chemical Technology. She currently works as a Scientist at P&G. Karen holds an NAFC Group Fitness Certification.

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Epiphany

INSTRUCTOR

Epiphany is so excited to join the Grind team! She started her dance career at 2 studying ballet, modern and jazz. Epiphany graduated from New York University with a degree in Dance and Environmental Science. She’s back home in Ohio after retiring from professional dance. Epiphany is an Event Planner and owns Have an Epiphany LLC. She holds a NAFC Group Fitness Certification.

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Kristen

INSTRUCTOR & FRONT DESK SUPPORT

Kristen is a wife and mom of 2 littles (soon to be 3)! She earned her degree in Applied Health Sciences and has used her degree as a  Physical Therapist Assistant. Currently, she is loving being a stay at home mom. Kristen was a cheerleader at Glen Este Middle/High School and taught cheer/tumble and gymnastics for 8 years.  Kristen holds an NAFC Group Fitness Certification.

Samantha "Sam" is the front desk face of Grind2Fit! Sam literally does it all around the Barn! Sam started coming to Grind2Fit as a member in September of 2017. Since beginning her fitness journey with us, Sam has lost a total of 85 pounds and is an inspiration to so many in class. She's personally been affected by the GrindTribe and is a perfect fit for our front desk. Sam is an Assistant Store Manager at Kroger and also holds an NAFC Group Fitness Certification.

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Samantha

FRONT DESK/SUPPORT