Group fitness trainers

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Julie Burroughs

Director of Group Fitness
Masters of Science in Education
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Primary Pilates Certification 
CPR/AED Certified through the American Heart Association

I have taught wellness/fitness classes for over 20 years. I enjoy working with individuals and groups of people to attain their fitness goals. Some of my specializations include fitness/wellness coaching, flexibility training, speed/agility training, sports conditioning, strength training, toning and overall general fitness. 

Some of my personal achievements include:

  •  Ironman Finisher
  •  Regional XTerra Off Road Champion
  •  Completion of numerous road/off-road triathlons
  •  Completion of numerous half/full marathons
  •  Completion of numerous adventure races

I enjoy cycling, running, swimming, yoga, Pilates, group fitness classes and outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking.
I look forward to working with you and helping you be the best you can be!

Cheryl Kirksey

Cheryl Kirksey, is certified with Fitour as a Personal Trainer, AFAA as a Group Fitness Instructor, Les Mills BODYPUMP Certified and holds a B.S.E. in Business Education from H.S.U.Cheryl has trained in the fitness industry since 1990 and is very passionate about fitness and nutrition for total body well-being. She is able to transform the entire body from the inside out and help women feel and look their BEST no matter the age.

  • AFFA Group Fitness Instructor Certification
  • Fitour Personal Training Certification
  • Piloxing Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • Les Mills BODYPUMP certified
Natalie Berry
Natalie Berry has been teaching at Hot Springs health and fitness since 2015. Natalie is certified through AFAA in group fitness and personal training. She teaches Pilates, indoor cycling and cardio strength classes. When Natalie is not in the gym she enjoys running, tennis and spending time with her family.
Amy Guresky
Amy has been a member of HSHF since January 2002 and an AFAA certified group fitness instructor for the past 13 years. When she is not at the gym, she enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and SCUBA diving. You can find Amy teaching Bootcamp for Abs, H.E.A.T. and Toughen Up.

Sarah Meadows

Sarah started out as a massage therapist with a interest in body mechanics and functional movement. She established herself as a AFAA fitness instructor in April of 2011. In May of 2014 she became Les Mills RPM certified and finally ending 2014 with her AFAA personal trainer certification. She has also served two years as committe chairman for the Spa Pacers 5k/10k in AR.

Sarah combines functional and traditional methods of working the body. Her personal training style includes a combination of strength training, cardiovascular conditioning and sports specific drills.

Let Sarah help you become the best version of you!

Susan Heath

Susan Heath, director of Hot Springs Pilates Studio, is a certified Pilates trainer with 12 years of experience teaching the Pilates Method. Susan holds 2 Pilates certifications. She achieved her first through Physicalmind in 2001 and her second in 2010 through Centerworks Pilates Institute, a classical program honoring the work of Joseph Pilates. This 700 hour program included an in depth study of anatomy and physiology, observation, testing and apprenticeship. Susan has been featured in 2 Pilates DVDs, co-authored a set of training manuals and presented at the Pilates Expo in 2003. Susan also holds a BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University and toured nationally and internationally with several contemporary dance companies.

Noelle Green

We are so excited to announce she’s our new indoor cycling instructor at Hot Springs Health and Fitness!

Starting in March, Noelle will be teaching cycling on Tuesday at 5:30 pm and Thursday at 8:30 am. More to come and other classes to teach as well! We are thrilled to have you on our team, Noelle


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