Our Certified Group Instructors are highly trained to provide health seekers safe and effective exercise programs. Group Exercise programs are proven to improve physical wellness, enhance overall well-being, and heighten self-mastery for a better quality of life. We offer classes for all levels of fitness and interests. Our classes range from aerobics, spinning and aquatics, to yoga, Tai Chi and Zoomba. We're certain you’ll find a group class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving.
Irene Brooks started her career in 1986 with an NFPA certification in group fitness. She found her love for kickboxing when she joined the ATP cardio kickboxing group and soon after, locally certified with the Yoga School of Nichols Hills. In 1998 she became nationally certified by ACE in group fitness and in 2008 became a personal trainer also by ACE. Always looking to learn new things she has many other certifications under her belt such as Silver Sneakers, Barre Above, Meditation, Livestrong, Spin and Yogafit. Her philosophy is to always keep things fun and challenging for the mind as well as the body. She will always try to introduce new ideas and concepts to help clients meet their goals or spice up their workouts.
ACE Group Fitness
ACE Personal Trainer
Betty Edmunds has been a water fitness instructor since 2008, starting her career at the Daily YMCA in Bixby, Oklahoma. She holds National Aquatic Certifications (Master Water Fitness Instructor and Coordinator of Water Fitness Programs) with the United States Water Fitness Association, Inc.(USWFA). She is passionate in her role as a water fitness instructor at the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, in addition to Healthy Living OKC. Her goal is to create a pool environment where everyone feels welcome and enjoys their workout experience. She brings to her classes high energy workouts to music with emphasis on balance. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling the world with her husband.
Foundations of Group (YMCA)
National Aquatic Certifications:
1.Master Water Fitness Instructor
2.Coordinator of Water Fitness Programs CPR/First Aid Certification.
Dee Ann Dodson Prichard
Dee Ann is the Fitness Coordinator at Healthy Living OKC. In this role, Dee Ann coordinates a team providing all aspects of Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Small Group Training/Classes.
Dee Ann is a Nationally Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer with more than 30 years of experience in the fitness industry. Her passion for fitness includes group fitness classes as well as working with clients one-on-one in the pool.
As an Aquatic Personal Trainer, let Dee Ann train you in the foundations of balance, strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Whether you are new to exercise, recovering from an injury, or just looking for a fresh place to start your exercise journey, contact Dee Ann to get started.
Group Exercise (ACE)
Aqua Certification (AFAA)
Yoga Fit Level 1 to 3
Les Mills Body Pump
CPR/First Aid Certification
Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Certified Aquatic Personal Trainer
Certified Active Aging Movement Coach
Terri is a fitness professional with over 25 years experience in group fitness and personal training. She received her Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from The University of Oklahoma. In addition to managing corporate, club and hospital fitness facilities, Terri was co -founder and owner of a wellness consulting and management company that provided services for fitness Centers in Oklahoma City and Ft. Worth. She brings her passion for fitness into the classroom, and loves teaching everything from high energy spin classes to relaxing yoga. She enjoys working with personal training clients to help them achieve fitness related goals. Terri is also an avid cyclist and runner who loves to develop cross training or sport specific programs for those interested in starting or improving in a sport!
Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology
Monica has been involved in fitness since she was on her High school Rowing Team, and she continued that passion after marriage and family by running in marathons and yoga classes. She got her Engineering degree from Michigan State University, and in recent years has become one of the most respected and skilled Yoga Instructor/ Group Fitness Instructor in OKC! She works with adults of all ages and fitness levels, and her greatest hope is to spread her joy of health and wellness to as many people as she can!
Primary Group Fitness Instructor (AFAA)
Indoor cycling Instructor (AFAA)
Yoga Fit Level 1
CPR/AED First Aid Certification
Patti has worked in the fitness industry for 10 years as both a group fitness instructor and personal trainer. She enjoys teaching many formats of group fitness classes, Pilates mat classes, circuit and interval training, and spin and tone classes. She also provides personal training for individuals as well as small group training. Her passion is fitness and healthy living, and working with people to make them stronger, healthier, and happier individuals!
Certified Personal Trainer (NFPA)
Cooper Institute & Total Pilates Studio Training
CPR/First Aid Certification