Meet The Team
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.