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Zumba2020-02-10T04:29:04-05:00

Zumba Classes in Washington DC at all 4 Balance Locations

A DANCE-FITNESS PARTY
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

Zoe Pond-McPherson

Zoe fell in love with CrossFit when she joined Balance Thomas Circle in 2013 and began competing when she moved to the Philippines. She competed at Regionals as and Individual in 2016 and 2017, but […]

Wanda Bamberg Tia

Wanda Bamberg Tia, well known as “WandaWoman”, is a dancer, choreographer, fitness expert, and creator of the “Wanda Woman Dance Workout” (a fusion of African, hip-hop, and jazz) with over 30 years of experience. Recognized […]

Tarah Romano

Sophie Z

Shane O’Donnell

Shane’s experience in training and sport provides his clients an appropriate blend of strength, conditioning, and injury prevention. His model of training is based on proper technique of movement, while incorporating fundamental, functional movements that […]

Santos Palma

Santos Palma hails from Arlington VA. He acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science at Marymount University, as a physical therapy major. Santos aspires to open his own Physical Therapy school. Mr. Palma […]

Robert Howe

Rob found CrossFit in 2011 as an alternative to the traditional approaches of picking up weights. He was drawn to the competitive aspect of it as former semi professional hockey player. He is most drawn […]

Owen Browne

“Fun and relevant fitness.” Owen’s interest in health and fitness began when he was 10 years-old, and he’s never stopped pushing himself from learning more, getting stronger, or running faster. Now, as a personal trainer, […]

Olumide Olamigoke

“Providing discipline, motivation, and a fun environment will help people of all abilities succeed.” Olumide is a Rio 2016 Olympian representing the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the Triple Jump. He is a USA Track […]

Noel Pleitez

Nick Guzek

Nick is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as a USA Level 1 Olympic Weight Lifting Coach.  He studied kinesiology at George Mason University and has over 10 years of […]

Nader Tabbara

“Less Talking, More Lifting.” -Nader, Summer 2013 Nader Tabbara started CrossFit in 2012 as a natural progression from being a couch potato. This new adventure lead to a love of barbell movements and everything heavy. […]

Michelle Carrigan

Michael Threadgill

Sports have always been a part of Michael’s life – from lifting his father’s dumbbells, playing Little League Sports, and designing his own strength programs to improve as a multi-sport athlete in high school. Today, […]

Micha Shines

Micha (Mee-ka) Shines, a mom of 4, brings nearly 30 years of personal and professional experience to your workouts. Fitness has been a lifestyle for most of her life as a softball player, martial artist, […]

Megan B

MEGAN B | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC Balance Gym provides best in class personal training at all four of our Washington D.C. locations. Megan is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex […]

Mark Crick

Mark Crick, co-owner and founder of Balance Gym, believes everyone can train like an athlete to achieve results regardless of age or current physique… To excel as an athlete you need to develop lean muscle […]

Marianne H

MARIANNE H | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC BALANCE GYM PROVIDES BEST IN CLASS PERSONAL TRAINING AT ALL FOUR OF OUR WASHINGTON DC LOCATIONS. Marianne is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex […]

Marc Hernandez

Maddie Mitchell

MADDIE MITCHELL | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC BALANCE GYM PROVIDES BEST IN CLASS PERSONAL TRAINING AT ALL FOUR OF OUR WASHINGTON DC LOCATIONS. Grad student by day, fitness instructor by night, Maddie […]

Mackenzie M

Mackenzie M | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC Balance Gym provides best in class personal training at all four of our Washington D.C. locations. Macknzie is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex […]

Liz Warner-Osborne

Lissa Piercy

Lissa Piercy is the Balance Lagree Director at Balance Gym Glover Park and works on Corporate Projects across all Balance locations. She joined Balance as a member in 2017 and quickly fell in love with […]

Laura Baker

Laura first came to yoga for a duel purpose. She was looking for a way to bring a deep sense of calmness into her life, as well as giving her body mindful movement from the […]

Korey Bissonnette

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability” – John Wooden As a 12 year member of the United States Air Force, Korey served as […]

Kevin Kimble

Kevin graduated from Penn State, where he was a two time rugby collegiate All-American. He is a certified trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and currently plays rugby for the Potomac Exiles. Kevin […]

Kerry Ryan

Kerry is a certified personal trainer through National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is originally from Long Island, NY but attended Salisbury University where she received her bachelor’s in elementary education. Kerry used to teach […]

Kathryn Larson

Kathryn Kelly

Kathryn Elizabeth Kelly has been teaching Balance Lagree since the megaformers first arrived at Balance Glover Park back in 2016. In addition to being Lagree-certified, Kathryn is certified in a variety of styles of Barre, […]

Kathleen S

KATHLEEN S | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC BALANCE GYM PROVIDES BEST IN CLASS PERSONAL TRAINING AT ALL FOUR OF OUR WASHINGTON DC LOCATIONS. Kathleen is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex […]

Karolin Nilsson

“Self esteem, optimism, self control and a lot of hard work will give you success in life!” Karolin is the director at CrossFit Balance Foggy Bottom, where she oversees all programming for our members. Her […]

Kacie Harrington

“Patience, discipline, and determination lead to progress.” Kacie is an avid athlete and food lover. She has competed in numerous events including the Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, and GORUCK Challenge as well as marathons and […]

Julia Snyder

Julia Snyder is a rare native of the DMV, having grown up in Greenbelt, MD. In addition to hanging out in her hometown, she enjoys eating oreos (double stuff only) and hanging out with her family, […]

Jordan McGillis

Jordan McGillis has been coaching CrossFit in the DC area since September of 2013. His two favorite movements both to coach and perform are the muscle up and the burpee–a movement with which he has […]

Joe Smackum

“Exercise will not make up for poor nutrition.” Joe is a certified personal trainer from the National Personal Training Institute with over 10 years experience. He has many specialties including Olympic weightlifting, functional training, and […]

Joe Barlia

“Proper training takes your performance and fitness to the next level.” Joe is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who is experienced in training athletes of all types. Growing up in DC, Joe played a […]

Jobei-Wan Gazhette

JOBEI – WAN – GAZHETTE | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC BALANCE GYM PROVIDES BEST IN CLASS PERSONAL TRAINING AT ALL FOUR OF OUR WASHINGTON DC LOCATIONS Jobei-Wan has more than 20 years […]

Jhonatan Bakovic

“Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which […]

Jess Falborn

Jessica Falborn is a Nationally-Qualified Women’s Physique Competitor, small business owner, personal trainer, CrossFit coach, and nutrition and wellness coach. Jessica found sports at a young age, playing soccer, lacrosse, softball, and running track. As […]

Jermaine Ennis

“The best part of working out is similar to solving a puzzle and finding the pieces that fit. Once all of the pieces are correct, it becomes a beautiful picture. Pick your plan wisely.” Jermaine […]

Jacob Kass

Glenn McLoughlin

Ellie Shiovitz

Ellie is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, with a deep love for health and fitness. Active from a young age, Ellie fell in love with strength training when she quit swimming and was looking for […]

Elizabeth Davis

Liz loves teaching Zumba because it never feels like a work out, it feels like a party! Her best advice to students is to always remember that Zumba is not about being the best dancer, […]

Devin Maier

Devin Maier was born and raised in the heart of DC, and fitness and fun have been flowing through his veins since his mom made him work out to her Jane Fonda records in the […]

Courtney X

COURTNEY X | PERSONAL TRAINER | BALANCE GYM, WASHINGTON DC Balance Gym provides best in class personal training at all four of our Washington D.C. locations. Courtney comes to use from San Francisco, CA where […]

CJ Finlay

“Be your own competition.” CJ has worked over a decade in the fitness industry. As a youth he played baseball, basketball, football, soccer, wrestling, tennis, and swam competitively. His competitive drive and exceptional coaching produced […]

Chris Oak

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan Chris Oak is an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified personal trainer and strives to […]

Cassia Denton

Cassia is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), which enables her to incorporate a vast knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology into her practice. Cassia has been involved in […]

Carmen Martin-Day

“Bring fitness and health into your life. When you feel good, life is good.” Carmen has been a successful certified personal trainer for 15 years and loves her job. She welcomes men and women of […]

Bill Walker

“The thing can be done if the desire be coupled with courage.” Formally a Financial Services professional and a 2005 alumni of Florida A&M University, Bill Walker entered the fitness world in 2010 at first […]

Betsy Huffman

“Be thankful!” Betsy combines her passion for teaching yoga with her zest for life to create a truly memorable class experience. Through college Betsy was a competitive swimmer, and now stays active through yoga, lifting, […]

Beth Barrett

Beth Barrett, now known around Foggy Bottom as “Coach Beth” is originally from Michigan, but has been in DC almost long enough to be considered a native – 8 years. Her weekdays are spent helping clients sell, […]

Ben Wiedemer

Ben is the operations manager at Balance Gym Thomas Circle.

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Capitol Hill Location Temporarily Closed.

Capitol Hill will remain closed the remainder of today, and will resume normal hours tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 20th, 2021.