INSTRUCTORS

Jocelyn Shields

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Jocelyn developed her passion for fitness at a young age. She has been an athlete all her life with a mix of gymnastics, competitive cheerleading, running (sprinting and two half marathons), kickboxing and dancing. After reconstructive ankle surgery and developing a chronic wrist injury, Jocelyn has continued to focus on staying active, finding new ways…

Kelly Hanna

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Kelly Hanna is a Certified Kettlebell Kickboxing Instructor KBIA™ and an ACE Personal Trainer. After many years of practicing yoga she began searching for workouts that would complement her yoga practice and build strength, endurance and mobility. When she found Kettlebell Kickboxing she knew she had stumbled upon something exceptional. After a few months of…

Lauren Schubert

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Lauren is a certified Kettlebell Kickboxing™ (KBIA) instructor, currently teaching in Staten Island. Lauren can also be found training in Dasha’s flag ship location in KB classes several times a week! It was love at first swing, for energetic Lauren Schubert, who was looking for something to help release the pent-up energy she always had…

Rebekah Fasel

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When I was growing up I was a ballet dancer, and pretty serious about it. I frequently took three or more classes a day, and sometimes even threw in some gymnastics too, so I was in pretty good shape without ever having to think about it. I also lived in the woods above a lake,…

Arianne Knaggs

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Flora Chen

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I am a certified KBIA instructor. I have a BA in Theater Design from University of Maryland and Masters in Business administration from University of Baltimore. Born and raised in Taiwan, I have been interested in sports and fitness for as long as I can remember. The fondest memories growing up in the island nation…

Stephanie Ferguson

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Stephanie has been a Kettlebell Kickboxing instructor since 2015. She began by taking Kettlebell Kickboxing classes and also training to the DVDs. She joined the flagship Academy and after a year of steadily training she decided to take the next step by getting certified. Later, as Stephanie began to dedicate herself to studying and training…

Stacie Smith

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Stacie is a Certified Kettlebell Kickboxing™ (KBIA) instructor, currently teaching in the Cincinnati and Detroit areas. A metro Detroit native, Stacie received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Raised by a former NFL player, Stacie’s athleticism and competitive nature led her to numerous state…

Renee Marks

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Renee has been a Kettlebell Kickboxing instructor since 2015. She began by taking Kettlebell Kickboxing classes and also training to the DVDs. She joined the flagship Academy and after a year of steadily training she decided to take the next step by getting certified. Later, as Renee began to dedicate herself to studying and training…

Liz Spaulding

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Liz has been studying Kettlebell Kickboxing under Dasha Libin Anderson since 2012, and has seen incredible progress in strength, mobility and endurance under Dasha’s instruction.  She has never been more challenged nor has she enjoyed a fitness class as much as Kettlebell Kickboxing, and so in 2017 she became certified to teach KBKB. Liz also…

Katie Lochridge

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As a former collegiate track and field athlete, Katie began her training knowledge mainly with Olympic and power lifting. Upon graduating from LSU with a kinesiology degree, Katie earned her certified personal trainer certification through NCSF and began experimenting with various forms of training (long distance racing, figure/body building, HIIT) in her own training and…

Julie Tsai

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I’m an ACE-certified Personal Trainer as well as an AFAA-certified Group Exercise instructor, and I’ve been in the health and wellness industry for over 17 years. My own personal journey began with rehabilitation and functional training after a few injuries caused chronic pain and limitations. This experience led me to my particular interests in bodyweight…