Lauren Hitchell - Owner  Teaches - Booty Barre, Knockout, Hip Hop Cardio, Booty Shakin Friday and Vertical Fitness   Lauren studied dance at Rhythm Dance Center, an award winning studio in Atlanta Georiga, for 10 years. She was a member of their prestigious competition company for 8 years and started teaching at the age of 16. For the past 5 years, Lauren has taught Hip Hop in Frisco and started Booty Shakin' Friday. Lauren has studied under famed choreographers such as Kevin Maher and Bobby Newberry. Lauren is a dance coach for Summit County's  Dancing with the Mountain Stars  charity event.

Lauren Hitchell - Owner
Teaches - Booty Barre, Knockout, Hip Hop Cardio, Booty Shakin Friday and Vertical Fitness

Lauren studied dance at Rhythm Dance Center, an award winning studio in Atlanta Georiga, for 10 years. She was a member of their prestigious competition company for 8 years and started teaching at the age of 16. For the past 5 years, Lauren has taught Hip Hop in Frisco and started Booty Shakin' Friday. Lauren has studied under famed choreographers such as Kevin Maher and Bobby Newberry. Lauren is a dance coach for Summit County's Dancing with the Mountain Stars charity event.

  Ruth Nash - Booty Barre   Ruth brings her energy and love for dance to every Barre class! Ruth found Barre when she was looking to strengthen her leg after an ACL injury from a skiing accident, and has loved it ever since!  Ruth has 10 years of dance training in styles including ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, and modern dance. In addition, she is a committed student of yoga, and has strong anatomy and physiology knowledge, as she is also an experienced Registered Nurse currently working in emergency services.  With her dance background, yoga practice, and medical knowledge, let Ruth help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles in Booty Barre!

Ruth Nash - Booty Barre

Ruth brings her energy and love for dance to every Barre class! Ruth found Barre when she was looking to strengthen her leg after an ACL injury from a skiing accident, and has loved it ever since!

Ruth has 10 years of dance training in styles including ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, and modern dance. In addition, she is a committed student of yoga, and has strong anatomy and physiology knowledge, as she is also an experienced Registered Nurse currently working in emergency services.

With her dance background, yoga practice, and medical knowledge, let Ruth help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles in Booty Barre!

  Jess Roberts - HIIT Express   Jess is a full time working mom of two active boys. She knows the importance of juggling work and family and still finding time to stay fit.Growing up as an athlete in the Midwest, she played every sport offered to her and played Division 3 softball for Simpson College, winning 2 National Titles during her time on the team. She has a passion for health and fitness and after suffering from an ACL injury she decided to take her passion to the next level. Training alongside Bill Phillips, fitness pro and author of Body for Life, Jess has trained hundreds of clients transform their minds and bodies to a healthier lifestyle.

Jess Roberts - HIIT Express

Jess is a full time working mom of two active boys. She knows the importance of juggling work and family and still finding time to stay fit.Growing up as an athlete in the Midwest, she played every sport offered to her and played Division 3 softball for Simpson College, winning 2 National Titles during her time on the team. She has a passion for health and fitness and after suffering from an ACL injury she decided to take her passion to the next level. Training alongside Bill Phillips, fitness pro and author of Body for Life, Jess has trained hundreds of clients transform their minds and bodies to a healthier lifestyle.

  Haruko Smith - Ballet   Starting out as a figure skater and later an ice dancer, Haruko has had extensive ballet training in the San Fransico Bay Area (Ballet Califia), Paris (l'Academie de Danse Montparnasse and Centre du Danse du Marais), and New York City (Steps, Broadway Dance Center, and Alvin Ailey). She moved to Summit County in 2012, and is also an Adjunct Faculty of Ballet at Colorado Mountain College and cross country ski instructor.

Haruko Smith - Ballet

Starting out as a figure skater and later an ice dancer, Haruko has had extensive ballet training in the San Fransico Bay Area (Ballet Califia), Paris (l'Academie de Danse Montparnasse and Centre du Danse du Marais), and New York City (Steps, Broadway Dance Center, and Alvin Ailey). She moved to Summit County in 2012, and is also an Adjunct Faculty of Ballet at Colorado Mountain College and cross country ski instructor.

 
  Henna Titola - Vertical Fit: Intro and Level 1   Henna is originally from Finland, but has livied in Summit County for 5 years. Henna comes from an athletic background and used to compete in running and snowboarding, and recently found her passion in pole dancing. After training in Pole for over 2 years, Henna has traveled all over the world to train from some of the best dancers including, Cleo the hurricane, Miss Filly Pole Diva, Gemma Lux, and many others. Henna believes pole dancing empowers women and brings women together and she is excited to share her passion and love of Pole/ Vertical Fitness with Studio B!

Henna Titola - Vertical Fit: Intro and Level 1

Henna is originally from Finland, but has livied in Summit County for 5 years. Henna comes from an athletic background and used to compete in running and snowboarding, and recently found her passion in pole dancing. After training in Pole for over 2 years, Henna has traveled all over the world to train from some of the best dancers including, Cleo the hurricane, Miss Filly Pole Diva, Gemma Lux, and many others. Henna believes pole dancing empowers women and brings women together and she is excited to share her passion and love of Pole/ Vertical Fitness with Studio B!

  Austin Bresina - Swing / Ballroom   Austin was asked to join show choir in high school and was a member for 4 years. After high school, he continued to dance in local musical productions such as  Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz, High school Musical, and Seussical the Musical.  In 2008 he began training as a ballroom dance specialist at Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. While instructing at Arthur Murray Dance Studio for 5 years, Austin also performed and competed professionally at local ballroom competitions. Austin was asked to be a choreographer for  Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars  in 2009 and continued to be a choreographer for the event until 2012. Austin moved to Vail, Colorado in 2012 and has taught ballroom independently in Summit and Vail.

Austin Bresina - Swing / Ballroom

Austin was asked to join show choir in high school and was a member for 4 years. After high school, he continued to dance in local musical productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz, High school Musical, and Seussical the Musical. In 2008 he began training as a ballroom dance specialist at Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. While instructing at Arthur Murray Dance Studio for 5 years, Austin also performed and competed professionally at local ballroom competitions. Austin was asked to be a choreographer for Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars in 2009 and continued to be a choreographer for the event until 2012. Austin moved to Vail, Colorado in 2012 and has taught ballroom independently in Summit and Vail.

  Courtney La Roux - POUND ®  Born to the owner of a dance school and spending most of her years as a ballerina, Courtney started dance at an early age. She has instructed Zumba back in her home country of South Africa as well as various styles of dance in assistance to her mother.  Courtney has lived in the USA for three years and has lived with her husband in Summit for just over a year. Courtney is well versed in various exercise practices. She came upon POUND® by chance and fell in love with the fast pace, music centered, performance based workout and saw the need for something different in the mountains

Courtney La Roux - POUND®

Born to the owner of a dance school and spending most of her years as a ballerina, Courtney started dance at an early age. She has instructed Zumba back in her home country of South Africa as well as various styles of dance in assistance to her mother.

Courtney has lived in the USA for three years and has lived with her husband in Summit for just over a year. Courtney is well versed in various exercise practices. She came upon POUND® by chance and fell in love with the fast pace, music centered, performance based workout and saw the need for something different in the mountains

  Rachel Halteman - Zumba®   Rachel grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she was a competitive gymnast and a member of the dance team. She attended Denison University in Ohio where she graduated from in 2015 with a degree in dance performance and production. Rachel has been teaching Zumba® since 2014 and loves how it combines two of her passions, dance and fitness. She has lived in Summit County for a little over two years and is excited to continue growing the Zumba® community. When she’s not teaching she works at the Dillon Dam Brewery and enjoys spending time with others exploring the county and collaborating in new projects.

Rachel Halteman - Zumba®

Rachel grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she was a competitive gymnast and a member of the dance team. She attended Denison University in Ohio where she graduated from in 2015 with a degree in dance performance and production. Rachel has been teaching Zumba® since 2014 and loves how it combines two of her passions, dance and fitness. She has lived in Summit County for a little over two years and is excited to continue growing the Zumba® community. When she’s not teaching she works at the Dillon Dam Brewery and enjoys spending time with others exploring the county and collaborating in new projects.

 
  Meghan Underwood - Booty Barre   Meghan Underwood is our newest Booty Barre teacher who recently moved to Breckenridge from Tyler, TX with her husband and 2 girls. She has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and started teaching barre over 2 years ago. Meghan is excited to bring her knowledge and teaching experience to Studio B!

Meghan Underwood - Booty Barre

Meghan Underwood is our newest Booty Barre teacher who recently moved to Breckenridge from Tyler, TX with her husband and 2 girls. She has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and started teaching barre over 2 years ago. Meghan is excited to bring her knowledge and teaching experience to Studio B!

  Leslie Lutsch - Yoga   Leslie has traveled around the world studying and learning yoga. She currently is a 500 hour certified yoga instructor, but has over 1000 hours of YTT time. In March of 2017 she completed her 500 YTT in the mother land, India, under Banyan Gallagher and in November of 2017 she completed her third 200 hour YTT under Banyan Gallagher. Leslie will be a student forever and cherishes all of her teachers, their teachers, and their teachers teachers. Yoga is a lineage, it is a verbally transmitted tradition that sheds light on how to experience life in the human form to the very fullest. Leslie is here to share with you all that has been shared with her.  A little about the asana practice: Leslie works to provide a safe, loving, accepting place for individuals to practice their own style, at their own pace, and with their own spice each time they come to their mats. Yoga is a mind body experience and her style of teaching is not only geared at the physical aspects of yoga but the mental side as well. Leslie likes to call it infused vinyasa, because it is yoga dance infused with bandha, pranayama, movement, and play.

Leslie Lutsch - Yoga

Leslie has traveled around the world studying and learning yoga. She currently is a 500 hour certified yoga instructor, but has over 1000 hours of YTT time. In March of 2017 she completed her 500 YTT in the mother land, India, under Banyan Gallagher and in November of 2017 she completed her third 200 hour YTT under Banyan Gallagher. Leslie will be a student forever and cherishes all of her teachers, their teachers, and their teachers teachers. Yoga is a lineage, it is a verbally transmitted tradition that sheds light on how to experience life in the human form to the very fullest. Leslie is here to share with you all that has been shared with her.

A little about the asana practice: Leslie works to provide a safe, loving, accepting place for individuals to practice their own style, at their own pace, and with their own spice each time they come to their mats. Yoga is a mind body experience and her style of teaching is not only geared at the physical aspects of yoga but the mental side as well. Leslie likes to call it infused vinyasa, because it is yoga dance infused with bandha, pranayama, movement, and play.