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CycleFit Leaders

CARA  Cara has been with the Division of Recreational Sports for over 10 years! She is an IU alumni with a BS in Kinesiology and a Masters in Public Health. When she is not chasing after her three children she enjoys gardening, hiking, and watching a good movie . Cara works part-time from home as a Health Coach and enjoys helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle! She brings a fun and encouraging element to all her sessions.


Hannah began working with Group Ex in the Spring of 2012. She is obtaining her B.S. in Human Biology and a minor in Dance, hoping to one day become a Physical Therapist specializing in dance or trauma related injuries. Hannah began leading Cardio Kickboxing and loves it even more now than she did then, though she is currently trying to expand in some other programs that Group Ex has to offer as well. Hannah also tries to make eating healthful foods and exercising her top priority and enjoys teaching others in her residential community that you CAN make exercising challenging as well as fun!


Jared will encourage you to work hard and you will feel great doing it!  Jared moved here from Oregon and is a doctoral student in Spanish Literature.  You might also see him whiz by on the road .. he loves to cycle!


Jaclyn, or as most know her as Jac, hails from the state of California! She spent her undergrad years studying around the country and the globe. In 2014 she graduated from Southern Illinois University, so she is no stranger to the Mid-West, and loves her time here at Indiana University. Jac has a passion for movement and is driven to ignite that passion into all around her. You can find her dancing it up in cardio hip hop, biking around campus for her School of Public Health grad classes, or loving life working as the graduate assistant for the group exercise department!


Judy is an educational researcher by day and an avid cyclist by night. She started leading cycle classes in Reno, Nevada in 2005 and moved to Bloomington in May 2008. She loves a challenging climb, when she is not walking the dogs, cooking, or crunching numbers. Her workout philosophy is, "if you're not having fun, there is something wrong."



Kaitlyn is a recent graduate of IU. She is certified as a Group Fitness Instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and has been leading since 2011. She loves to keep busy and stay active, especially running. She has run countless 5Ks, 5 half marathons, and 1 full marathon! Kaitlyn would love to see you in her Trekking, CycleFit, and Strength/Core sessions and help you achieve your fitness goals.



Katie is a Contemporary Dance major and Fitness Instruction minor.  She started dancing when young and has loved to move ever since.  Katie loves to spread her love for movement and fitness throughout IU and beyond!  In the future, she plans to audition for dance companies and continue to be involved in fitness and group exercise.



Miriam is a graduate student in the departments of Central Eurasian Studies and Folklore & Ethnomusicology and has been at IU since 2010. She enjoys dancing, cooking, traveling, and of course working out! Miriam started teaching Deep Water Exercise in the fall of 2012. She believes that exercise is one of the key components of a healthy lifestyle and would love to see you at a Deep Water Exercise session soon for a fun workout in the pool!



Randi is an IU graduate who lives and works in Bloomington. While in school she rode for a little 500 team and the IU cycling team. She has little 500 coaching experience as well as several years of racing experience in both road and off-road cycling. Come to her sessions for a great workout!


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