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Rhodie Lorenz

Westport, Darien, Wilton
Cycle, Pilates, Xtend Barre

Where are you from? 
Massachusetts and London, England

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Passionate, mindful, rocking

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Whatever It Takes,” Imagine Dragons, “Hot Like Sauce,” Pretty Lights; anything Beyonce

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Fruit or peanut butter

Surprising fact about me?
I used to teach high school English

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Thoughtful, passionate + a lover of music

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Dog tags

What gives you JOY? 
Inspiring people to be the best versions of themselves

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Kelly Middleton

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
Dallas, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Personal, Fun, Hurt So Good

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
I love me some LONG endurance tracks and the perfect mashup or remix.

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Banana with almond butter

How would your friends describe you?
100% ALL IN, Funny, Genuine

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
About 500 black JoyRide pony tail holders

What gives you JOY?
Watching riders' transform mentally and physically from the power of JoyRide!

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Mackenzie Pretty

Westport, Darien
Cycling, JoyXtreme, JoyBox

Where are you from? 
Guilford, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Challenging, athletic and FUN!

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
It's hard to choose!! Eminem, Stevie Wonder and Biggie

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Steel Cut Oats w/ Almond Butter & Chia Seeds ... it's my go-to breakfast every morning!

Surprising fact about me?
I'm a high school girls' soccer coach.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Positive, supportive and kind

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
A lacrosse ball - it's a great tool for rolling out sore muscles!

What gives you JOY? 
My husband and kids! Spending time with my family. Girlfriends. My JoyFamily, high school girls' soccer, any opportunity to compete at a game ... even card games with my kids. Grapefruit seltzer. Dancing! Date nights with my hubbie. Girls' nights out. The beach. Snowboarding.

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Armond Jordan

Westport, Darien, Wilton
Cycle, JoyCircuit, JoyX

Where are you from?
Waterbury, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Fun, challenging, calculated

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Artist - MJ, Prince, The Roots

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
I don’t eat before working out. Post workout would be a salmon salad. (If it’s legal to change the question :)

Surprising fact about me?
I was named after Ahmad Rashad

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
Reliable, good advice-giver, funny

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
My laptop: it brings all of my classes to life — from my workouts to the music.

What gives you JOY?
My squad, for sure! Armond, Bianca, and Alijah

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Magen Sevilla

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
Corpus Christi, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Challenging, Fun, Upbeat

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Beyonce + Disco Hits

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Coffee

How would your friends describe you?
Happy, Fun, Energetic

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
My lip gloss collection

What gives you JOY?
The ability to get up everyday and do what I love!

Where can we follow you on social media?

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Mo Prester

Darien, Westport
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Bronx, New York

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Sweaty, Sexy, Chocolate

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Eminem: “Lose Yourself,” Michael Jackson, R. Kelly “Ignition,” The Notorious B.I.G.

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Water. I work out very early.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Honest, loving and funny

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Three way tie: Hot sauce, police hat, handcuffs

What gives you JOY?
Waking up in the morning and having the opportunity to do what I love — bringing positive, fun-loving energy to the riders and people I train daily.

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Colleen Hill

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
I’m a Jersey Girl!

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Connected, Impassioned, Fierce

What are three artists you can’t live without?
Dave Matthews Band, Peter Gabriel, Luther Vandross

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Bananas

How would your friends describe you?
Efficient, Bold, Glam

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Mic puffies!!!

What gives you JOY?
My Handsomes! C-C-&-C

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Cindy Tamburri

Wilton, Ridgefield
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Singapore

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Physical- Mental- Spiritual (mind- body- heart)

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Mumford & Sons, Florida Georgia Line & Def Leppard

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Hard Boiled Eggs

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Energetic, Thoughtful & Inspiring

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Dryer Sheets (for inside my wet spin shoes)

What gives you JOY? 
Watching my children grow up & become who they are meant to be is amazing. I also receive great joy from being a small significant part of people’s fitness journey. It is a honor and a privilege to see the purpose & power people gain when they make progress🙌🏻

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Jared Marinelli

Ridgefield, Darien, Wilton
Cycle

Where are you from?
Hartland, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
athletic, exciting, unpredictable

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Janet Jackson, Ru Paul & Imagine Dragons

What is your favorite food before a workout?
a hard boiled egg and a banana

Surprising fact about me?
I love classical music

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
silly, creative & hard working

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
An extra pair of socks and underwear because my mom always said "you should always have an extra pair of socks and underwear."

What gives you JOY? 
my husband, my family & my dogs

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Anne Stauff

Wilton, Ridgefield
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Erie, PA

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives)
BRUTAL, GRATIFYING, dance-tastic

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Prince, Metallica, Melissa Etheridge

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Lara Bar

Surprising fact about me?
I can't leave the house without making the beds-just in case Elle Decor stops by to take photos.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Loyal, sensitive, giving

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Scotch tape-I'm like MacGyver with that stuff.

What gives you JOY? 
Watching my kids kick ass-I am so proud of how focused they are on what they want and hard they work for their goals.

Where can we follow you on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter? 

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Wes Salazar

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
San Antonio, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Challenging and Energetic with a lot of POP!

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Britney Spears, Latin Pop & Britney Spears

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Anything from Zedrics!

How would your friends describe you?
Athletic, Motivated, Fun

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
That I carry about three different outfits with me at all times, I like to be prepared for whatever mood I'll be in :)

What gives you JOY?
My family, partner, dogs, food and my desire to never be complacent.

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Adrianna Bustamante

BROADWAY
CYCLE

Where are you from?
San Antonio

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Invigorating, Transformative, Kick-ass

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Whitney Houston, Jay-Z, Otis Redding, Elvis

What is your favorite food before a workout?
My classes are too early for food :)

How would your friends describe you?
Saucy, Savage, Sparkly

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
A checkbook - very vintage

What gives you JOY?
My decadent life

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Jaime Falco

Darien, Westport, Wilton
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Ridgefield, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Smooth, rhythmic, dynamic

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Can’t live without NeedToBreathe, Drake, and any deep house remix

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Eggs

Surprising fact about me?
I have a twin sister.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
Kind, outgoing, dedicated

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Kiwi seed extract

What gives you JOY?
Traveling! Sitting on the couch with a good book and good food. Shake Shack, among many things!

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Dina Fay

Darien
Cycle, Circuit & Cycle Sculpt

Where are you from? 
Born in Miami, but raised in Connecticut

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
energetic, authentic, satisfying

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Coldplay, Dave Matthews and Chaka Khan

What is your favorite food before a workout?
usually eggs of some sort or ezekiel bread with crunchy peanut butter and honey

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
PSA! These are all from friends: potent, strong, funny, ageless, fierce

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Boy, I wish I had some interesting things, but honestly I have a wardrobe of workout clothes always on hand, especially socks, chap stick and hydration tablets!

What gives you JOY? 
My children first and foremost, but laughing with friends and family on a daily basis fuels my soul. Laughter and Joy cure all!

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Leah Lindsay

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE

Where are you from?
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
High-energy, Challenging, Rewarding

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
JayZ, Steve Aoki, Skrillex

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Avocado toast w/olive oil & sea salt + coffee

How would your friends describe you?
Loud, Passionate, Spicy

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
I Love My Muff (I’ll let you Google it)

What gives you JOY?
People being kind to one another, community

Where can we follow you on social media?

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Danna Dunn

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE

Where are you from?
New Braunfels, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Positive, Motivating, Challenging

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
One Republic, 80s Rock, U2

What is your favorite food before a workout?
I teach at 5:30 AM - so coffee :) or green Juice

How would your friends describe you?
Resilient, Kind, Positive

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Mouthwash and lip balm

What gives you JOY?
MY BOYS! My family and friends, and the inspiration from JOYriders...gives me strength

Where can we follow you on social media?

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David Reyes

Ridgefield, Wilton
Cycle, Cycle Sculpt

Where are you from?
Bridgeport, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Intense, energizing, challenging

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Nicki Minaj, Benny Benassi, & Galantis

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Bagels - always bagels.

Surprising fact about me? 
I can’t ride an outdoor bike. Ha!

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Focused, athletic, intelligent

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
My nine sets of clothes I bring with me everywhere because I sweat so much.

What gives you JOY? 
My family, my loved ones, and the ability to make a difference in someone else’s life. Even if it is in the smallest and simplest way possible.

Where can we follow you on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter?

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Amanda Grant

Ridgefield
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Ormond Beach, FL

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Hilly, Energetic, Athletic

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Justin Timberlake, Mashups of any kind, Rock N Roll

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
I teach early am a lot, so no time to eat before — but for sure EGGS after class!

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Creative, Uplifting, Fun

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Lots of mismatched socks

What gives you JOY? 
Family, creative hobbies, my dog, taking time off from my "To Do" things and instead enjoy my "Want To Do" things

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Ed Howie

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE

Where are you from?
San Antonio, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Athletic, Sweaty, Breathful

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Chainsmokers, REM, Ellie Goulding

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Nada...nothing...water

How would your friends describe you?
Happy. Joyful. Smiley or Sweaty or Smiley Sweaty.

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Sharpie markers. Never know when you might need a Sharpie.

What gives you JOY?
My family. My JoyRide classes and Tteammates. French fries.

Where can we follow you on social media?

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Adam Marinelli

Ridgefield, Wilton
Cycle

Where are you from?
Ridgefield, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
High-energy, athletic, authentic

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Lady Gaga, Britney, Michael Jackson

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Egg whites/coffee!

Surprising fact about me?
Skydiving was the absolute most thrilling and terrifying experience I have ever known!

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Outgoing, spontaneous, adventurous

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
My pre-workout mix

What gives you JOY?
Being able to work in a community of amazing riders and instructors who have become great friends :)

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