Amy a Kansas City native fell in love with fitness at a young age and playing soccer was her passion. Amy started taking group fitness classes in high school for cross training and fell in love with it! She has been living her dream of teaching efficient, effective and fun classes since co founding FitFusion in 2011. Amy is a former First grade teacher and exercise enthusiast and has obtained her AFFA certification in 2005. “FitFusion has brought my two loves of teaching and fitness together in one.”
She loves her clients and is motivated by their determination for results. FitFusion clients support and celebrate their successes together. Amy likes to challenge clients and make them believe they CAN achieve anything. In her spare time you can find her actively engaged in her community supporting fundraisers and spending time with her husband Ryan and 3 children.
Mary Kay Sheeran is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor through AFAA, with more than 15 years of experience. She holds certifications from NCEP and AFAA and is a Licensed Fletcher Pilates Provider. She earned a B.A. from the University of Texas and has a teaching certificate from Our Lady of the Lake University.
She currently is co-owner of FitFusion Fitness Studio and is a personal trainer. She has completed 5 marathons and enjoys the challenge of learning new fitness trends. Ever since she started teaching group fitness at Purely Physical many years ago, she knew that one day she wanted to own her own studio. She is so excited that her dream has finally become a reality. In addition to co-owning FitFusion, Personal training and teaching Pilates, Mary Kay is a mother of 3 children.
A native from Peru, Lourdes arrived in VA at the age of 12. She has had a lifelong obsession with fitness that started when she watched the movie “Perfect” with Jamie Lee Curtis. At the age of 14 she asked for a gym membership for her birthday. It was then that she has made working out a life style and not a quick fix. She immediately fell in love with FitFusion when she relocated to San Antonio 8 years ago. Her hope is to get everyone to take the classes that motivate them, change it up often and be open to trying new things.
“Don’t forget your FORM!” She swears that proper form will change you and keep you injury free.
Lourdes is happily married and has three children.
New to the San Antonio area, Caroline discovered FitFusion in search of challenging and upbeat fitness classes. What she found in FitFusion was not only a total body workout but also a sense of community and friendship.
Caroline works as a full time Registered Nurse and was a hurdler on the Saint Louis University track team in college. Living an active life full of exercise has always been important to Caroline. The opportunity to teach classes allows her to share her love of fitness and to encourage others to take control of their health. All you need to do is show up to class; Caroline will provide the upbeat music and sweat drenching cardio moves.
Haley Beckel was born and raised in Alamo Heights, Texas, discovered her love of teaching fitness while majoring in Psychology and Spanish at UT Austin. After earning her fitness certification, Haley went on to teach group fitness classes in Austin for all age groups.
After moving home to attend graduate school at Trinity University, Haley joined the team at Purely Physical and continued teaching group fitness until getting married and moving to New York City. After moving back to San Antonio and having 3 children, Haley was struggling to find a motivating and fun workout and she finally found Fit Fusion! She fell in love with the classes and started teaching for FitFusion in February 2014 and loves every minute of it!
Patti was born and raised in Alamo Heights, Texas. She began working out at Purely Physical while she was in high school and fell in love with group classes. While attending UTSA, she got certified to teach aerobics. After receiving her Kinesiology degree, moving to Virginia for a few years and returning to SA, she found her niche at FitFusion. She loves teaching, loves the classes and most importantly she loves the clientele.
Gena Freymann is a Fletcher Pilates Professional Teacher with the Ron Fletcher Program of Study - the highest certification offered by one of the most comprehensive Pilates programs in the world.
A professional ballet and modern dancer since her teens, Gena's experience with the Pilates technique in her own rehabilitation and transformation led her to pursue her teaching credentials in 2004.
Gena believes the profoundly transformative effects of Pilates offers each student a chance to experience life and his or her own body to the fullest.
Nancy Barnes was born and raised in Alamo Heights. Nancy is a mom to two boys and works in orthopedic medical device sales. She fell in love with group fitness back in her TCU days at Aerobics to Go. Since then she has joined classes in each city she has lived and she looks for classes whenever she travels.
"I believe that everyday that we can wake up in the morning and workout and move and push our bodies in different ways is an amazing blessing from God that I never want to take for granted. Exercise is not about "being skinny" but about being healthy and fit. Fit Fusion makes it fun- it's an inspiring place full of strong, supportive clientele and staff who enjoy being fit while challenging and pushing themselves to be their personal best. It's a blessing to be part of such an awesome place!
My goal is for people to have fun and leave class excited with the best feeling: strong, sweaty and confident!"
Carolina loves being a fitness instructor because it is the perfect merge of her love of dance and movement. She pursued dance at Jefferson High School and for 2 years at UT Austin. In 2012 she became a certified Zumba instructor and she knew she was on the right path. In 2015 she received her Piloxing Barre certification, followed by a BootyBarre training in 2016 and finally InBalance Barre certification in 2017.
Carolina focuses on making her classes accessible to all fitness levels and helping her students reach their goals and find their inner strength.
The daughter of a Marine, Sydney's family moved often until finally settling in the Austin area when she was twelve. Sydney grew to love the active lifestyle of Austin quickly, but it was not until she began taking indoor cycling classes while at the University of Texas that she developed a passion for fitness. After moving to the Alamo Heights area in 2016, Sydney found the upbeat and challenging workout environment she was looking for at FitFusion.
Sydney loves how group fitness has improved her overall athleticism and mental well-being and looks forward to sharing this with her students. Outside the studio she manages investor relations at a commercial real estate company.
Judy is back in San Antonio after living in Austin for over 20 years. Starting at Purely Physical in 1987, Judy has taught all types of fitness classes through the years. She is certified through ACE, AFAA and MOSSA and is bringing her fun, energetic classes to FitFusion. You are guaranteed to work hard and smile during Judy's workouts!
Having 23 years in the fitness industry, Noelle holds certifications with the Cooper Institute in Dallas and the National Academy of Sports Medicine . She made her mark growing and leading boot camp and circuit training classes for most of her career. Noelle's energy is nonstop and her fun choreography and music will make you feel like you have moved mountains when you are done with her class!