Heather O'Neill

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
New York City

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Soul-Strengthening, Mental-Sharpening Calorie-Torcher.

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Sia, Beastie Boys, Led Zeppelin

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Banana

How would your friends describe you?
Strong, Brave, Compassionate

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
A mini flip book on anatomy of the human body.

What gives you JOY?
Family, helping others in any way I can, building my business and spending time with my friends.

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Selina Santos

Wilton, Darien
Cycle

Where are you from? 
Born and raised in Chicago - now Wilton

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Challenging, empowering, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)-driven

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
“Sandstorm” by Darude, “My Shot” by Lin Manuel Miranda; any Latin music

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Green tea with collagen, soy nut butter sandwich

Surprising fact about me? 
I love to scrapbook!

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Loyal, real, savage

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

What gives you JOY? 
Family- My daughter's passion for life, my son's sweet demeanor - Kindess, I truly believe we rise by lifting others- being a part of even one small act of kindness brings me immense JOY. Ambition- witnessing people set goals and slay them no matter what stage they are at in life -that not only gives me JOY but inspires me!

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JoJo Garza

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
San Antonio

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Sparkly, Passionate, Hard

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Beyoncé, Kanye, JLO

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Watermelon

How would your friends describe you?
Passionate, Big Hearted, Funny

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
My variety of printed target socks

What gives you JOY?
My pets Nelly, Happy and Tuxedo - and just everyone really!

Where can we follow you on social media?

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Hannah Carmody

Darien
Cycle

Where are you from?
Darien, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Energizing, self care and good vibes

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Too many favorites to choose from - but Beyonce always

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Anything grab-and-go! Always on the move, so I usually go for an apple or a power bar.

Surprising fact about me? 
Not just workout jams in my mixes. I have a big country music obsession.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Positive, energetic and passionate

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
My planner! Organization is key.

What gives you JOY? 
Being surrounded by the people that I love. Spending time with friends and family.

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Stacia Howard

Wilton, Ridgefield
Cycle, Sculpt, CycleSculpt

Where are you from? 
Southern IL on the bluffs of the Mississippi

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
athletic, empowering, peppy

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
”In the Air,” Phil Collins; “Bittersweet Symphony,” The Verve; “Black Betty,” Ram Jam

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
dried Turkish apricots with raw almonds

Surprising fact about me? 
Once, at a Tunisian flea market, a man offered my parents 500 camels for me.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
happy, energetic, supportive

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Certainly not the smell, thanks to my scented sneaker balls!

What gives you JOY?
Babies, belly laughs, baking, family, flowers and fitness.

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

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Tony Hernandez

Where are you from?
Norwalk

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives)
Physically challenging (tough), unique (variety in format) and creative (different ways to perform exercises)

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
”Cali” —
2Pac, “Love” & “Promises” — Sam Smith and “Electricity” — Silk City and Dua Lipa …my go-to songs!

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Nothing - empty stomach

Surprising fact about me?
I coach high school girls basketball.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
I don’t know? Lol

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Liquid hand chalk

What gives you JOY?
My daughter/ training clients and teaching classes

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Erik Soyland

Westport, Wilton
JoyX

Where are you from? 
Norwalk, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Strength, mobility, stability

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
When I'm not in class I like to listen to anything Indie/alternative. I actually listen to pretty calm music when i work out. Typical Favorite bands/artists would be Minus The Bear, Anderson .Paak, or Day Wave

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Protein bar

Surprising fact about me?
I used to have hair past my shoulders.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Quiet and loud at the same time somehow. Also, I laugh at all of my own jokes.

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
I'm lame. Just typical gym stuff like chalk, wraps, headphones, etc. (Always a protein bar)

What gives you JOY?
Coffee!

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Becca Bond

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from? 
Overland Park, Kansas

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Intense, Empowering, Fast-Paced

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Broken Arrows - Avicii, Kolony Anthem- Steve Aoki, and all Drake songs

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

How would your friends describe you?
Honest, Determined, Loyal

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Old Spice Fuji Deodorant

What gives you JOY?
Quality time with the people I love.

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Troy Triantafilidis

Where are you from? 
New Orleans, LA

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Intense, Energetic, Sweaty

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Let’s Go (Trick Daddy) is probably my anthem since I say “let’s gooo” often; Eminem, NF & many artists that came out in the late 90’s

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Really depends on the time of the workout and what I’m working on (could be a simple apple or protein shake or something more filling before a “leg” day)

Surprising fact about me? 
I was a few pounds shy of weighing 300 lbs for many years.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
Passionate, calm, playful

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
My headphones...because I need them to shut the world off when I train.

What gives you JOY?
My daughter

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Vicki Lopez

Westport, Darien
Pilates

Where are you from? 
New Jersey

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives)
Results-oriented, challenging and fun

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without? 
Elton John

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Eggs

Surprising fact about me?
I can do a full split.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Funny, strong and tall

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
an Ipod

What gives you JOY?
My kids and husband

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Vicki Demark

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE, STUDIO 2

Where are you from?
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

What 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Eminem

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Amino Energy Pre-workout

How would your friends describe you?
Loyal, Strong, Loving

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
Mineral Sunscreen SPF45

What gives you JOY?
My husband & dogs, our home, and helping others through fitness.

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Julie Dudley

BROADWAY
CYCLE

Where are you from?
Stephenville, TX

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

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
Anything by Maroon 5, Afrojack mixes and IggyIggs

What is your favorite food before a workout?
A scoop of my homemade grain free granola

How would your friends describe you?
Energetic, Dedicated, Positive

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
My Donna Karan deodorant. It is da bomb! Especially for a sweaty spin instructor!

What gives you JOY? 
Helping and motivating others!

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Sonya Stack

Darien, Wilton
Circuit

Where are you from?
Philly

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives)
dynamic, functional and fun

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Always changing. JT, Imagine Dragons, Ciara, Sia

What is your favorite food before a workout?
I blitz almond milk, nut butter, frozen banana and blues, raw oats, chia seeds, ground flaxseed meal and cacao. Time saver: keep single batches of the dry ingredients mixed and ready to go in the freezer!

Surprising fact about me?
I am a licensed attorney in NY, CT and CA.

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
grounded, fun and thoughtful

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
my notebook of workout programs and extra socks!

What gives you JOY?
Moments when our boys are proud of themselves. Being able to stay active and motivate others do the same; helping others move and breathe on any given day. The best!

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Roz Koether

Westport
Cycle

Where are you from?
Westport…by way of Kansas City!

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

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Hard to narrow down - but pure, mixed up / mashed up Nelly, Lynyrd Skynyrd & Shaggy never disappoint! Everyone knows I can't live without Sting! Anything that gets me moving!

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Gummy vitamins and water! (I usually teach early in the morning!)

Surprising fact about me?
My middle name "Aldebaran,” is a Star in the constellation, Taurus. My father used it to navigate the South Pole while in the Navy. Happy to show it to you on a starry night!

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Loyal, fun-loving (always up for whatever!), passionate

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
Earrings that light up! Deposited after a theme ride! Hey, you never know when I might be inspired to don them again!

What gives you JOY?
My boys are my greatest joy! My JOY Family and friends and all things SAILING!

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Lindsay Nash

BROADWAY, ALON
CYCLE

Where are you from?
Trophy Club, TX

How would you describe your JoyRide class?
Challenging, Interactive, Heavy Cardio

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs?
I try to incorporate a song from my favorite decades. 80’s: Bob, Jovi, 90’s: Phil Collins and lastly some of today’s hits.

What is your favorite food before a workout?
Almond/peanut butter toast 30 minutes before class. The carbs and protein give me the perfect amount of energy to ride!

How would your friends describe you?
Joyful and shameless with moves like jagger

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
I have probably 15 pages of “Joyisms” that I use to inspire riders during class

What gives you JOY?
My favorite “F bombs”: Fitness, Faith, Family, and Friends

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Katie Diehl

Westport
JoyX

Where are you from? 
Darien, CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives) 
Energizing, empowering, sweaty

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Favorite: The Blaze - “Territory,” Ellie Goulding - “Burn” (Remix), Dimitri - “Vegas” & Like Mike vs. Sander Van Doorn - “Project T”

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Banana

Surprising fact about me?
I have an addiction to white Tic Tacs

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)?
Loyal, honest real

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag? 
My Tic Tacs

What gives you JOY?
Nature - warm weather, sandy toes, sunsets & fresh local produce (boring, I know, but it's the simple things in life that bring JOY!)

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Dante Rocco Terenzio

Darien, Westport
TopSpin, JoyX, Cycle

Where are you from? 
Stamford CT

How would you describe your JoyRide class? (3 adjectives)
Fantastical (is that a word ;), beefy and joyful!

What are your favorite JoyRide beats/songs? OR what 3 songs/artists can you not live without?
Singles you up (Remix), Finally (Mr. Belt), Eye of the Tiger (remix)

What is your favorite food before a workout? 
Eggs & avocado

How would your friends describe you (three descriptive words)? 
Vivacious, jolly (like Kris Kringle) and hard-working

What is the most interesting thing in your gym bag?
a Jock Strap.

What gives you JOY? 
Community, mingling, friends

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