Group Exercise Instructors
Cornel has been a certified SPINNING instructor since 1995. Since then, he has completed advance levels of spin training including: Mental Training/approach & skills; High Intensity training; Heart rate training; Creative coaching skills. “The future for me is already a thing of the past” -Bob Dylan
Gayle has been teaching Yoga since 2003.
She truly believes the world would be a better place if everyone did yoga. Gayle has also been certified in Pilates and Spinning. She lives in Mill Creek Park with her husband and their two labs.
Jill is a junior here at YSU with a major in Social Work and has been working at Campus Rec for 2 years now. A cool fact about Jill is she cheered here at YSU for 2 years and loved every minute of it. She loves to work out and is very competitive and athletic. Jill has been teaching spinning 2 years and group-x going on 3 semesters and absolutely loves every minute of it! When coming to Jill’s classes you can always expect a great workout and fun new music!!! So make sure you stop by and spin with her!
Kathy is a Yoga Fit Level 1&2 certified Yoga instructor. She is also working on a meditation certificate. Kathy is a mother of 5 children and grandmother of 11. She was founder and president of Health Choices Network and Resource Guide, helping people learn about alternative health care and where they could find practitioners in the field. Kathy is part owner of Spirit fluid LLC , a company based on alternative healing.
Motivation: I have found that Yoga and Meditation is calming, inspirational, and helps me press on through the day more relaxed with clearer thought. I believe it will do the same for anyone who tries the class. Come join us and see for yourself.
Gabriella (Gabi) Gessler
Gabi is a 4th year Exercise Science major Pre-Physical Therapy. Gabi is certified in SPINNING.
Hobbies: Working out, outdoor recreation, traveling, campus involvement
Fav. quote: “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts” ~E. Roosevelt
Samantha L. Grbinick
Mixed Level Yoga
Sam has been teaching Yoga since 2007 and Zumba since 2009. Sam is inspired by helping others. Her goal is to improve one's over all well-being through meditation, physical practice, and relaxation.
Yoga, SPINNING, Group X
Jasc is the Fitness GA here at Campus Rec and is certified in Group X, Yoga, Pilates, and Core & Functional Fitness. She is in the Physical Therapy Program here at YSU. Jasc loves the Cleveland Cavaliers, hikes, bonfires, boating, yoga, coffee, going on adventures, volunteering, and spending time with family. No matter what Jasc is teaching, she makes the class fun, positive, and all about YOU! Come to her classes and leave feeling positive, motivated, and sweaty!
Bokwa Punch & Strike
Jasmine is a senior majoring in Exercise Science. She is a junior high cheer coach, a sales associate, and also a group x instructor! Come to her Bokwa Punch & Strike class!
Max is in his second year of YSU's KSS program and plans on attending their Physical Therapy program after graduation. Max also works here at Campus Rec as a facility intern. Like many others in this line of work health and fitness is a big part of his life. As a yoga instructor his goal is to make sure you are connected to your mind and body during the class. Come join Max and connect to your inner you and have a great time!
Tori is currently working on getting her Masters in Athletic Training. She also works here at Campus Rec as the Group X intern. She just recently became certified and spinning and loves it! Tori loves the Cleveland Indians and Cavs, being outdoors, drawing, working out, reading, binge watching Netflix and spending time with her family and friends. Tori loves sharing her passion for fitness! “The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger