Donna Bennett has her BS in Engineering & Management and her MBA in Marketing. She is certified in Group Exercise and Pilates and is a licensed Zumba®, Zumba Toning®, & Hot Hula Fitness® instructor. She has been teaching fitness classes for 8 years and started Salsacise here in Canandaigua in 2005. For Canandaigua Fitness, she currently teaches Zumba®, Zumba Toning®, and Gutts & Butts on Mondays (outdoor – see schedule) & Thursdays (5:45pm)! She specializes in giving people confidence in themselves because she believes everyone can be a dancer. She founded and publishes Canandaigua Connected and is a children’s book author, too! One thing you’d never guess about Donna? She is a (very) reformed couch potato and junk food junkie! Um, I don’t think she’s going back…
Melissa Dean is our Kettlebell Ampd instructor! She has her BS in Ultrasound and MBA from RIT. She currently is an echocardiographer at Strong Memorial Hospital. Kettlebell Ampd is a choregraphed style KB class. She is the perfect girl for the job because of her Zumba and strength training background! She is also AFFA certified and holds certs in KB, Zumba, PiYo, Spinning, Les Mills Pumped, Kickboxing and Step Aerobics. Welcome to CF, Melissa! For CF, she currently teaches Kettlebell Ampd & Core Wednesdays at 6:00pm and PiYo 8:00am Saturday mornings!
Tanouce Crusade & Crofton Celentano
Crofton has his A.S Science of Physical Education degree from SUNY Brockport and 5 years military experience. Tanouce has his B.S. in Kinesiology (Human Movement Studies) from SUNY Brockport and is a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
At their company, American Muscle, they believe that health and fitness is a lifestyle – and in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, all aspects of one’s life must be balanced. They provide the education and guidance to help you achieve your personal goals and the support to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Crofton and Tanouce offer a friendly atmosphere and our classes cater to all ages, sexes, and fitness levels. A message from American Muscle founder, Crofton Celentano: My Art is my passion, my dream, my peace of mind, my love, it is what I was put here to do… Help people achieve their goals, lift others up whenever possible. Crofton and Tanouce’s Fitness Enlightenment Camps are Tuesdays at 6pm!
Mark Rodzinka has taught Turbokick, Kickboxing, Total Body Conditioning, and Butts & Guts classes. He is currently certified in Kettlebell Amp’d and subs for Melissa’s classes. Mark teaches Kick & Strength Monday nights at 7pm! And Intro to Kettlebell for Fitness Sundays at 9:30am!
In 2013 Lindsay Rae received a 200 hour yoga teaching certificate in Vinyasa Yoga, having learned from teachers influenced by Baron Baptiste, David Swenson, Beryl Bender Birch, and Deepak Chopra. Believing that yoga enhances ones overall quality of life, she is dedicated to the study of the practice, and her passion is incorporated in all of her classes. Right now, Lindsay is subbing for FEC and Piyo classes, as needed!
In 2016, Asha Sukha received her 200 RYS certification and has taught for more than 1,000 hours since then. Her focus is on taking the building blocks of Vinyasa, especially strength and movement, to challenge students with stillness. She loves working with students of all levels of experience , body types, genders, and backgrounds!
“I believe Yoga can be practiced both on and off the mat by cultivating the inner wisdom within the breath and body”. Asha is our Saturday morning Yoga instructor and is also subbing as needed for FEC and Piyo and other classes!