More Than the Ride


This class is taught by:

Bethany McDonald

Who She Is: Cycle and Strength Instructor and Personal Trainer

 

What She’s All About: Originally from Vermont, Bethany’s been calling Charlotte home for the last 13 years. She’s Charlotte famous as DJ Little Betty and has a special love for people that is evident in everything she does. She takes special consideration in crafting her playlists to motivate and energize her classes. This lady loves working with clients to improve lives physically, mentally, and emotionally through impactful workouts and positive vibes.

 

What She Loves Outside of the Studio: Music, Travel, Mountain Biking, Friends, and Tacos

Sarah Francis

Who She Is: Cycle, Barre, and Strength Instructor

What She’s All About: Sarah is a nursing administrator by day and fitness instructor by night!  As a health professional and someone who has always made wellness a part of her lifestyle, she is passionate about her own health and fitness and yours.  Sarah loves the mental and physical benefits that moving and staying active provide and she loves sharing that feeling with you in the studio!

What She Loves Outside of the Studio: Family, Friends, Travel, and Music

Desiree Kube

Who She Is:Cycle and Strength Instructor
 

What She’s All About: This lady is a former power lifter who competed regionally and won occasionally (with trophies to prove it!).  Desiree has 11 marathons under her belt including the Marine Corp marathon and Grandfather Mountain.  She taught fitness for 8 years until she retired in 2010.  In 2016, she found the only studio that would get her back in the saddle (FIRST WIND).  If you are looking for some intensity in your workout, this is your girl.  She shows her love for you through burpees and burning legs.  

 

What She Loves Outside of the Studio: Hubby, Fur Babies, Friends, Yoga, and the PANTHERS!

Karen Hill

Who She Is: Cycle and Strength Instructor


What She’s All About: Karen has a passion for fitness and cycling that runs deep. As a Heart Patient, she struggled with fitness as a part of her life prior to a medical procedure to fix an abnormality in her heart in 2008. Since then, she’s been able to do more than she ever could growing up and wants to share her love for moving and staying healthy with everyone at First Wind.

 

What She Loves Outside of the Studio: Enchiladas, Family, Non-Profit Work, Animals, Tennis, and Travel

Spend some time on the bike and some time off the bike. Half of this class will be on the bikes and the other half will be strength training off the bike! Our instructors break out resistance bands, weights, mats, and much more to give you a top to bottom workout with everything you need! Bring your tennis shoes!

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Jun 27 5:30 am - 6:20 am with Bethany McDonald
  • Tue Jun 27 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm with Sarah Francis
  • Thu Jun 29 5:30 am - 6:20 am with Logan Holler
  • Thu Jun 29 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm with Bethany McDonald
  • Fri Jun 30 6:00 am - 6:50 am with Bethany McDonald
  • Sat Jul 01 11:30 am - 12:20 pm with Desiree Kube
  • Sun Jul 02 9:30 am - 10:20 am with Karen Hill
  • Tue Jul 04 5:30 am - 6:20 am with Bethany McDonald
  • Tue Jul 04 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm with Sarah Francis
  • Thu Jul 06 5:30 am - 6:20 am with Logan Holler
  • Thu Jul 06 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm with Bethany McDonald
  • Fri Jul 07 6:00 am - 6:50 am with Bethany McDonald