Diane Bonardi - Group X - Cycle & Sculpt & Personal Trainer
Certifications: AFAA, ISSA
Diane is a long-time resident of South Florida. She has been leading group fitness classes in the Jupiter area since 2007. Her classes are high energy, and her enthusiasm is contagious. You will work hard and have fun at the same time. She is also a certified personal trainer and enjoys helping others reach their fitness goals.
Michael Dukes - Group X - Cycle, Personal Trainer, SGT1
Certifications: NASM, Madd Dog (Spin), GSM
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”
Michael is a personal chef, fitness enthusiast, music aficionado, professional deejay, sales professional, and certified indoor cycling instructor. Certified thru Madd Dogg Athletics, Michael brings over 20 years of music programming experience from the dancefloor into the spin cycle class to elevate your workouts to the next level. He also has over 16 collective years in the fitness industry, and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Corrective Exercise and Golf Fitness training.
Fran Indellicati - Personal Trainer & Group X
Fran is certified thru NASM (National Academy of Science Medicine) in wellness & fitness training, group exercise instruction, core & functional fitness, water aerobics as well as being trained in the Tivity Silver Sneakers program. She also studies the ancient practice of Qigong/Tai-chi and became certified thru the Supreme Science Foundation in Orlando, FL in 2012; she even has certification in Food-based Healing thru that organization. After working in the healthcare industry as a medical assistant in orthopedics for several years, she transitioned to the fitness industry back in 2013 because of a strong desire to help individuals, at whatever stage in their life, follow a more wholesome and sustainable lifestyle.
Nicole Leavell - Group X - Yoga
Certifications: HATHA Yoga.
Nicole has been practicing and teaching Yoga since 1973 in New York and Florida. She has been teaching at Loggerhead Fitness since 2005. She is certified through the Yoga Teachers Alliance. She also teaches country line.
C.J. Eaton - Group X - Cycle, Yoga/Pilates & Pump
CJ has been an instructor for over 31 years, 20 of them at Loggerhead. She teaches Group Cycle, Cardio Fitness and Yoga classes. She is a registered nurse specializing in women’s and children’s healthcare.
Elizabeth Bond - Group X - Yoga
Elizabeth has been practicing yoga for 9 years and teaching in the Jupiter area for three. She feels blessed to share these healing practices with the community. Her aim is to help students feel comfortable and confident in their own bodies by improving their physical, mental, and emotional states both on and off the yoga mat.
Aylin Ryan - Group X - Zumba/Gold, Body Sculpt, Chair Yoga
Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Silver Sneakers, CPR/AED
Education: Master of Social Work and Bachelor in Science with Majors in Botany and Environmental Studies
Aylin has loved to dance since she was a little girl. She studied belly dancing during her college years and three years ago fell in love with Zumba. She obtained her Zumba, Zumba Toning and Zumba Gold license and has been teaching for two years. Aylin is also certified to teach AFAA Group Fitness classes. She is Silver Sneakers and CPR/AED certified. Aylin’s goal is to create a fun atmosphere where people forget they are working out and look forward to coming back to take their next class.
Sheila Cunningham - Group X - Body Sculpt & HIIT
Sheila Cunningham is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years experience in the field. Her passion for health and wellness led her to obtain several certifications ranging from cannabis consultant, Boxing and Barbells to Certified Transformational Nutrition coach. She has recently published her 21 day guided journal “ Get Perfectly Balanced Wellness Journal” to inspire others to look at health in a holistic view. Sheila has dedicated her life to empower and inspire you to live your best life, mind, body and spirit.
Christine Lange - Group X - Urban Drums & Body Sculpt
Certifications: NASM, AFAA, SPIN, Strong by Zumba, POUND®,
Christine Lange is certified by the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA).
She is a nationally ranked Figure Competitor with over 20 years of experience motivating and coaching. During her career, Christine has been privileged to work with a number of high-profile clients located in the Hamptons, New York, Scottsdale, Arizona, Miami, and Palm Beach Florida.
Christine has taught group fitness to a diverse clientele for over 20 years.
She is certified in Spin, Step Aerobics, Kickboxing, Body pump, Strong by Zumba, Poundfit, and she created a class called “Bikini Bootcamp”.
Christine graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Certificate to teach High School English and Drama. Christine taught for ten years in Arizona and Florida schools and currently uses her many skills to motivate others to achieve their fitness and weight loss goals.
Lori Hackbart - Group X - Step & Body Sculpt
Lori has been leading group fitness for 35 years and loves it! Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Lori, her husband and two daughters have lived from coast to coast and only recently relocated to Florida. From rollerblading to biking to kayaking Lori loves outdoors activities and enjoys all Florida has to offer, especially bike riding year round. She considers being at the Disney parks an outdoor sport. Lori is AFAA and CPR certified and thrilled to be teaching at Loggerhead Fitness.
Jennifer Allen - Group X - Sculpt & Yoga
Jenn has been a personal trainer and fitness instructor since 2004. She has taught locally throughout Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, specializing in classes, such as sculpt, kickboxing, stability, ball training, functional training, body weight fusion, and yoga stretch. She believes that form and modification is the key to everyone’s success, and she prides herself on attention to detail making classes both fun and safe for all levels.
Donette England - Group X - Sculpt & Cycle
Donette England moved to Jupiter from Tennessee in 2016, you will recognize that when you hear her speak. She has been teaching fitness since the late 1990s. She loves hiking and biking and anything outdoors. She has four grown kids that live in TN and Delaware. She joined Loggerhead Fitness in 2023 and his excited to teach here and help you meet your fitness goals.
Rita Jurakovich - Group X - Yoga
In 2011 I was enticed into relocating from the north to the lovely town of Juno Beach where I now call home. My love of yoga started 20 years ago with an amazing teacher who guided my passion for practicing yoga into teaching yoga. My teaching and personal practice is in Hatha and Vinyasa styles. I am committed to providing my students with extensive instruction while motivating them to find inner peace and a healthy being. In teaching my hope is to bring forth a love and respect for the ancient art of yoga to all those attending my classes.
Anna Drewnowska - Group X - Mat Pilates
Certifications: Mat Pilates, Silver Sneakers
Ania was born and raised in Poland. She came to the USA in 2004, and lived in Richmond , VA for 12 years. She moved to Jupiter in 2016. Ania has Master’s degree in English Philology and was an ESL teacher for over 30 years. She has been teaching Pilates since 2007. She loves skiing, biking, kayaking and tennis, traveling and camping, but also reading books and studying foreign languages.
Rachel “Sam” Erbaugh - Group X - Mat Pilates & Core Stretch
Certifications: Barre, Pilates, Bootcamp, Aquafit
As a National Champion in swimming and rowing, Rachel’s passion for fitness started young and grew for 25 years. Trained in many fitness programs, such as Barre, Pilates, Bootcamp, Aquafit, Stretching, and many strength and toning techniques.
She prides herself on making her clients see results, and quickly. Rachel always has a smile on her face while pushing you to your max potential.
Originally from the western suburbs of Philadelphia, she has loved residing in PBC since 2010. “Palm trees make me happy!” In her time off, Rachel owns a pet care business. Her own dog, Drake, is her biggest fan.
Nora Lara - Group X - Zumba
From a Caribbean country, Venezuela, and always involved in the dancing world. Nora became a Zumba instructor because one of her passions is to dance. Nora also teaches group fitness and she is working towards receiving her Silver Sneakers certification. Her classes are always a party. She enjoys teaching while building strong healthy bodies!
Vanessa Mallory - Group X - Cycle & Sculpt
Certifications: AFAA, SPIN, SCW
Vanessa has been in the fitness industry for over 40 years. With her experience and knowledge, her classes are challenging, fun and geared to all fitness levels. She is passionate about staying healthy and active while encouraging others to do the same. She is very excited to be a part of the loggerhead fitness family.
Janice Vargas - Group X - Zumba
Certifications: Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids & Aqua Zumba
About 10 years ago, I walked into my first Zumba class. I hid in the back, hoping the instructor wouldn’t see me. By the end of the class, I was hooked!
I loved it so much that when the opportunity arose, I became a Zumba Instructor!
I have now been licensed to teach Zumba since 2012! I have since added Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids, and Aqua Zumba to my resume!
Let’s just get one thing straight- I don’t really love exercising, who does, right? But I absolutely LOVE teaching Zumba classes! The reason is simple, I’ve never forgotten the fun I had in that first class, and that’s the feeling I want to share with everyone who takes my class! The goal is not to get all the steps perfect, it’s two things: sweat and smile!
Come join me, I guarantee you will have a blast! I look forward to seeing you in class!
Joanna Cavalcante - Group X - Zumba
Joanna Cavalcante has over 15 years of trained dance experience in various styles and has been teaching fitness since 2012.
Her classes are known to be full of energy & good vibes! She is certified to teach Zumba, Pound, Tone & Tease, 305 Fitness as well as her own formats and travels throughout the country presenting Master classes & Instructor Trainings.
Her personal brand, Sweat & Swagger, is a mix of high energy, urban style and positive vibes! The S&S dance format is best described as a heart pumping, beat dropping, cardio dance workout that will bring out your inner bad ass!
Joanna found a love for dance & sports early on as a little girl and loves to teach and see others step into their greatness – both inside the studio and out.
A successful health and wellness entrepreneur, Joanna is a proud wife and mom to 2 children, Jake and Liv.
Nicoleta Metta - Group X - Yoga
Certifications: ERYT 500
Nicoleta was born in Romania Transylvania and started her yoga journey in her teenage years. She has been teaching Yoga since 2014. Her practice is a combination of Hatha & Vinyasa filled with elements of meditation and breathing techniques. Her goal is to empower people on their personal path helping them embody a healthy and happy lifestyle.
Melody Kloepfer - Group X - Yoga
Certifications: RYT200 instructor since 2015 and AFAA Certified with a BS in Biology and a minor in Community Health.
Melody started practicing yoga late 2002 and her teacher training journey began in 2012. She has years of experience with Bikram, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Restorative, Gentle, and Yoga Nidra. In addition to her yoga teacher training, Melody has taken numerous workshops with internationally known pioneers of yoga. Melody now teaches Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative,Gentle and Yoga Nidra She stays up to date with the most current scientific, evidence-based teaching methods and benefits of yoga. Melody completed Jules Mitchell’s Online book club “Yoga Biomechanics: Stretching Redefined” in February 2020 and has returned to school to earn her Respiratory Therapist license. Melody brings a deep curiosity, passion, joy, and rich set of skills to our program.
Rita Benza - Group X - Zumba
Certifications: Zumba, AFAA
Rita grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. She obtained her Zumba Instructor license in 2011. She also teaches Zumba Step, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, and Strong by Zumba Fitness. Her Primary Group Ex Certification is through AFAA (Athletics and Fitness association of America). She is current in her continuing education hours as well as her CPR through American Red Cross in Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED. She teaches various formats of group fitness including but not limited to HIIT (high intensity interval training), Bootcamp, Cardio Sculpt, Cardio Strength, Tabata, Cardio Core and Tone as well as Circuit Training.
Etan Boritzer - Meditation Instructor
Etan Boritzer, Meditation Instructor:
Etan has studied, practiced, and taught meditation nationally and internationally since training in a traditional Indian yoga center in the 1970s. He is known as an experienced and caring teacher with a sense of humor. Etan is also a bestselling book author and publisher.
A calm mind is a great asset in our increasingly complex world of information and technology. Learn a simple, seated mindfulness technique that is completely modern and practical, and that will help you de-stress and experience calmness and clarity anytime. Increasing our calmness through mindfulness helps us to better cope with today’s stresses, and to make better decisions and choices in every aspect of our lives.