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Instructor Highlight: Deborah Cohen-Smith

Elite welcomes Deborah Cohen-Smith to its already immensely talented roster of group exercise instructors. Find out what classes she teaches and how you can join in the fun!

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Strengthening Bodies & Bonds: Group Exercise for Families

We spend a majority of our time simply hanging out with our families; grilling, watching a football game together, or enjoying a family meal. If we already spend so much time together, why not get off our seats and go workout together? Being able to exercise alongside your family and friends is a lot of […]

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Instructor Highlight: Grace Selwitschka

Grace Selwitschka is an energetic and enthusiastic group exercise instructor and personal trainer at Elite – North Shore and Elite – Brookfield who loves to help people achieve their personal fitness goals. Learn more about Grace’s personality, her experience as a group exercise instructor, and her philosophies on health and fitness!

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Instructor Highlight: Dory Karinen

Maybe you’ve taken a class or trained with Dory Karinen. Or maybe you’ve read her blog posts on comparing yourself to others, and drinking water for weight loss. Or maybe you don’t know her at all! We’ll here’s your chance to get to know a little bit more about Dory and how she got started as […]

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Class Review: Body Combat

The first time I took a Body Combat class, I woke up the next day feeling every muscle in my body. Since then, I have committed to a regular cardio and weightlifting routine, and I’m stronger and more fit than I have ever been. Yet, when I left Body Combat yesterday, I felt like the workout was […]

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Class Review: Body Pump

Although I managed to injure myself before class even started (knocking myself in the face with the barbell), I had a great time in Angie’s Body Pump class at Elite Sports Club – North Shore!  This was my first ever Body Pump class and although I was initially intimidated by the use of a barbell, […]

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Elite Instructor Highlight: Jill Jelinski

We’d like to introduce Jill Jelinski for those of you who don’t already know her. She’s an instructor over at Elite Sports Club – West Brookfield and has been teaching group exercise classes for 30 years!! And 29 of those years have been at Elite!

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Elite Instructor Highlight: Amy Dobson

Part of what makes Elite Sports Clubs so great are the skilled staff that work here! So, to help you get to know them a little better, we’d like to start highlighting a few here on our blog. First up, Amy Dobson from our Elite Sports Club – Brookfield club!

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A Healthier You: Finding Wisdom in Winters

Wisdom Comes with Winters –Oscar Wilde The first time I came across this quote was in high school.  It was the topic of a college entrance essay to which I was applying.  I remember, clear as day, staring at the blank sheet of paper as if it was looking right back at me just asking […]

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It’s Time to Put the "Magic" Back Into Motivation

“Things do not change. We change.” – Henry David Thoreau, Author/Philosopher There are many accomplishments for which I am proud.  Landing my first real job, receiving my Masters Degree, cultivating lasting friendships (some of which have lasted close to three decades); marrying my soul mate, raising my children…all of these come to mind.  But looking […]

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