Barbara is a 1983 graduate of Springfield College, with a BS in Exercise Physiology. She was recently the owner and operator of NuFit where she offered nutrition and fitness counseling along with personal training. Barbara is a former fitness director at the Worcester YMCA and Orchard Hills Athletic Club. Barbara holds a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) from the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association), and is also Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach and USA Weightlifting Level 1 coach. Barbara has spent close to twenty years in the fitness industry in a variety of leadership roles.
Tony is a 1982 graduate of Springfield College, with a BS in Exercise Physiology. He is reentering the fitness industry full-time after a long career in high-tech. Prior to his most recent career he was a former fitness director at the Springfield YMCA. Over the past eight years he has been a volunteer strength and conditioning coach at the College of the Holy Cross, where he had the opportunity to work with athletes ranging from middle-school to the collegiate level, assisting the Strength and Conditioning team with their high-school program and summer conditioning for the Holy Cross football program. Tony is a certified NASM-CPT (National Academy of Sports Medicine – Certified Personal Trainer) and USA Weightlifting Level 1 coach.
Brittany first became passionate about the practice of yoga while enrolled in a yoga course at Hampshire College in 2011. In 2013, she was introduced to Power Yoga of Cape Cod, and volunteered at the studio as a Karma Yogi. Her time at PYCC provided Brittany with incredible opportunities such as the first Love Yoga Fest in Hyannis, and multiple charity events, in addition to all of the wonderful classes and workshops offered at PYCC. She graduated Jill Abraham’s teacher training course at Power Yoga of Cape Cod in May of 2015, and currently holds a 200-hour certification through Yoga Alliance. Brittany’s all levels Vinyasa Flow is known to be energetic and uplifting. Brittany provides appropriate modifications and assists for beginners, while challenging even the experienced practitioner. Like her other job as a DCF Social Worker, teaching yoga enables her to help and inspire people on a daily
Laura graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport with Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical Education/Sports Management and a BS in Food and Nutrition from SUNY Plattsburgh. Upon graduation she completed her dietetic internship at the University of Connecticut. Her background includes health promotion, corporate fitness and working as a Registered Dietitian doing individual counseling and group classes. Laura is an AFAA certified aerobic instructor and NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Laura has been working in the health/fitness industry for over 20 years as an RD, LDN, CDE and Fitness Instructor/Trainer.