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Zumba Instructor

Becca grew up in a small town and graduated with a class of 60 students. While growing up, she played basketball, softball, and volleyball. She danced ballet for 10 years, but had to stop when sports consumed all of her free time. She is attending IUP as a pre-dental major and aspires to be a dentist one day.

Brittany O.

R.I.P.P.E.D. Instructor

Brittany is a senior at IUP with a psychology major and child development and family relations minor. After spending her summer taking multiple fitness classes, she has found a new passion in R.I.P.P.E.D. and has decided to get certified! In high school she was a cheerleader and played softball. She has tried multiple workout programs, but feels none of them to be quite as motivational and driving as R.I.P.P.E.D. has been for her!

Brittany R.

Yoga and Zumba Instructor

Brittany is an exercise science major at IUP. She is certified in high intensity interval training, Zumba, yoga, and spinning. Brittany has a huge passion for both health and fitness. She has been in the fitness industry since March 2012, when she received her first certification to teach spinning. “It is an amazing thing helping people reach goals and helping them grow as individuals, and I hope to do the same for you!”


Zumba Instructor

Kristen is a doctoral student studying clinical psychology at IUP.  She has been teaching Zumba for over three years both in Indiana and her hometown.  Her upbeat class will get you shaking and sweating to music from Pitbull, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, David Guetta, Beyoncé, and more! No dance experience necessary; just bring water and yourself!

  • Recreation
  • G-59, Suites on Maple East
    901 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-9355
  • Front Office
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.