Instructor Bios

A portrait of Bailey for trainer bio page Bailey CapraMajor - Exercise Science
Bailey is a junior Exercise Science major at Montclair State University. He is AAAI/ISMA(American Aerobics Association International/International Sports Medicine Association) certified, and is also CPR/AED and first aid certified with American Red Cross. Bailey has experience as a Group Exercise sub at NextFit Clubs. An interesting fact about Bailey is that he plays the drums in a band and he loves astronomy. His favorite quote is, "Abs are made in the kitchen" - Unknown.
A portrait of Seth for the trainer bio Seth-Elias DavisMajor - Exercise Science
Seth-Elias is a senior Exercise Science major with a minor in Nutrition. He is TRX certified, CPR & AED certified, in the process of receiving his CPR & AED instructor certification, and an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. His favorite quote is, "The wolf at the top of the mountain is never as hungry as the wolf at the bottom.” One Interesting fact about him is that he aims to be the best and nothing less.
A portrait of Allison G for the trainer bio page Allison GiordanoMajor - Television and Digital Media
Allison is a junior television and digital media major at Montclair State University with a concentration in TV Production. She is POUND certified, and CPR and AED certified. She has played field hockey for eleven years, and has played soccer, softball, lacrosse, ran track, danced, and did gymnastics. Her inspiring quote is, "If you can dream it, you can do it", by Walt Disney. Two interesting facts about Allison is that she has been in 17 musicals, and can quote Disney's Hercules word for word.
A portrait of Jessica for the trainer bio page Jessica GodoyMajor - Athletic Training
Jessica is a senior athletic training major at Montclair State University. She is Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid certified, as well as being TRX Qualified. She started to get into fitness during her freshman year of high school when she started becoming more involved in sports and being more passionate and competitive about softball and swimming. To become an instructor, she was inspired by a TRX instructor named Scott. She took his TRX class and it was fun, full of energy, and she saw the Scott was so great at getting involved with the participants. From experiencing TRX, she started to get more interested in it.  She believes that it is such a good workout, and she imagined herself teaching it, and now she is, and she loves it. Jessica can’t wait to get more involved in other classes, and be able to teach more. Her four inspiring quotes are, "If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose", "Weakness is a choice, but so is being strong," "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference," by Robert Frost, and, "If you say you can’t, then you won’t, but if you say you can, then you will".
A portrait of Alexa for the trainer bio page Alexa GuidettiMajor - History
Alexa is a junior history major at Montclair State University. She is CPR and AED certified. She began working at Crunch Fitness in Paramus during her sophomore year of high school. It was during that time when she developed a love and passion for working out and realized that a person has the ability to change their own life simply by putting their health first. Her favorite two inspiring quotes are, "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone", by Neale Donald Walsch, and, "Stength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength", by Arnold Schwarzenegger. A few interesting facts about Alexa include beginning exercising at age 12, where she would wake up every morning in the summer, and run a path along the Wildwood Beach, playing volleyball for the past 6 years, and having at one point played every position on the court, and also having participated in mud runs, color runs, and spartan races.
A portrait of Arlene for the trainer bio page Arlene HowellMajor - Dance
Arlene is a senior Dance major at Montclair State University with a minor in Musical Theatre. She is Zumba certified, and is also CPR/AED and first aid certified with American Red Cross. Arlene has 13 years of dance experience, which had attracted her to teaching Zumba. She started teaching and choreographing dance about three years ago, and spends her summers choreographing for a local theatre group. An interesting fact about Arlene is that she won a Metro Award for her performance as Brooke Wyndam in Legally Blonde the Musical. Her favorite quote is "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi
A portrait photo for the personal trainer bios page Jake SpenderMajor - Physical Education and Health
Jake is a senior Physical Education and Health major at Montclair State University. He is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED certified, GroupX Primary certified, and a certified lifeguard through the Red Cross. An interesting fact about Jake is that he captained a soccer team that traveled to Spain to compete in an international soccer tournament when he was just 14 years old. Other interesting facts include competing in Tough Mudders, participating in his yearly skydiving tradition with his friends from high school, and training for American Ninja Warrior. A quote that he lives by is, “Trust your struggle”, because he believes that every struggle we face in life serves a greater purpose.
A portrait of Kendall for the trainer bio page Kendall WiedowMajor - Dance
Kendall is a junior dance major at Montclair State Univeristy. She is First Aid certified, and CPR/AED American Red Cross certified. Kendall has 7 years of experience in Yoga, and 13 years of experience in dance which she hopes to use in other GroupX forms later on. She has been teaching dance and choreographing for over 5 years. Her inspiring quote is, "Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire", by an unknown author. One interesting fact about Kendall is that even though most people will never hear Kendall sing or play instruments, she writes her own music and plays the guitar, ukulele, cello, piano, and some percussion.
A portrait of Stephanie for the trainer bio page Stephanie WoramMajor - Family and Child Studies
Stephanie is a junior family and child studies major at Montclair State University. She is Lifeguard certified, CPR/AED certified, and Water Safety Instructor certified. She fell in love with exercising during her freshman year of High School. She loves encouraging people to be active, to love themselves for who they are, and to be confident in their own skin. Her inspiring quote is, "If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done”, by Thomas Jefferson. Some interesting facts about Stephanie include having participated in the Jersey Girl triathlon the past 2 years, as well as planning to participate in a 1000-mile bike ride this summer to raise money for children whose parents can not afford swim lessons, to help prevent drowning.