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Charlotte      Francisco       Katie

Katie P.      Karen


Charlotte is a Clinical Psychology graduate student. She began taking yoga classes during graduate school and was amazed with all of the benefits yoga provided. Charlotte decided to get her yoga teaching certificate so she could share her love for yoga to other students. She also enjoys attending zumba and cycling group fitness classes and try's to maintain an active life while being a student!

Francisco Gabilondo


Francisco is an international student from Mexico City, majoring in Criminal Justice. As an extremely active person, he loves running outside and keeping in shape just in case an adventure is right around the corner! He is very passionate about martial arts, and enjoys helping people get the motivation they need to reach their goals. Through Cardio Kick and BOSU Blast, his goal is to teach people exciting ways to work out while having fun and trying one or two new dance moves!


Katie is a Music Education major. She started taking group fitness classes at the RSC her freshman year, and ended up falling in love with yoga. She then decided to get her certification in yoga, and is now teaching. She hopes to give everyone much inspiration, smiles, and great benefits from her classes!

Katie P.

Katie is a sophomore undergraduate Musical Theatre major here at Sam Houston. She wants to one day pursue a career in either performing or teaching theatre arts. In her spare time she loves staying active, performing, and spending time with her family and friends. She recently got involved with group fitness, and fell in love with the positive energy which the classes bring. Katie teaches step, but hopes to train in as many areas of group fitness as possible. She hopes to bring inspiration, motivation and joy to her classes and for everyone to feel positive about themselves! "Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle." -Christian D. Larson



Karen is a Kinesiology Major with a minor in Food and Consumer Sciences. She began taking classes at the RSC her freshman year and fell in love with all group fitness classes. Karen teaches Zumba and HydroFit, but wants to further expand her horizons. "Teaching is one of my biggest passions, when participants are leaving a class with a smile on their face, it makes everything worth it!" Karen hopes to inspire others to stay fit and with hard work and dedication, you can achieve all your dreams.


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