Carol Wilkes is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sport Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga trained, Certified Pilates Instructor, Group Ex Instructor and Body Image Lecturer. Carol has been training and working in the fitness, health and wellness industry since 2003. Her passion is motivating and assisting her clients with their health and fitness goals. It is important for Carol to help her clients not only reach their fitness and health goals, but to also understand the dynamics of how to accomplish them. Carol is a mother of five and grandmother of two. She lives a very active lifestyle, including partaking in yoga, Pilates, hiking, running, and extreme obstacle courses!
Krystle Marks is a Personal Stylist, Clothing Designer, and Founder of Lev Apparel. She is fueled by her passsion for women to live celebrated, empowered, and dignified lives. Krystle considers herself a compassionate social entrepenuer working towards creating sustainible job opportunites for at risk women and sex trafficking survivors.
Every member gets a free, personalized Get Started Plan when they join. Our friendly, professional staff is trained to help you along your fitness journey, no matter how much support you need. Getting to a healthier place is about more than going to the gym. That’s why we offer personal training and classes when you’re here, and the right tools to keep you on track when you’re not. With 24/7 access to more than 3,000 locations worldwide, you’re joining the most convenient gym on the planet. You’re not just joining a gym. You’re joining a supportive community of like-minded people who are here to give you the encouragement you need.
Ellen Millar is the owner of THE LOTUS STUDIO, which just opened on the west side of Madison at 6601 Grand Teton Plaza, a studio for EVERY BODY. Ellen is also the creator of “Easy Yoga Plus!” designed for the body that is limited. This program produces significant results, increasing balance, flexibility, and energy. Ellen came to yoga with health issues producing a decline in the quality of her life. Yoga transformed her life. Her purpose and passion in life now is to support and encourage others to experience this in their lives. Personable, open, compassionate and friendly, you will be glad you took time to meet her, hear her story, and begin your own transformation.
Brides N’ Belles celebrates 35 years in the Bridal business. Through the years, our family owned and operated, full-service bridal salon has grown. We remain committed to offer you a tremendous collection of gowns and accessories, typically found in larger cities, while maintaining the charm and “small town” service. Our goal is to make every visit to Brides N’ Belles an exceptionally satisfying experience. Our accredited bridal consultants look forward to personally assisting each member of your bridal party. Alterations are completely in-house by our experienced staff, while all gowns are pressed and stored at no additional charge. We are excited to announce the opening of our new bridal location at 140 Main Street in downtown Reedsburg. Our 7,000 square foot bridal salon was carefully designed to make your visit to Brides N’ Belles even more enjoyable. Larger dressing rooms, a Men’s Formal Wear area, and a beautiful photography backdrop are special features we have added, along with providing you an even greater selection of bridal gowns, bridesmaids, and Mother-of-the-Bride dresses. Our address at 260 Main Street has become Brides N’ Belles Dress Shop. An exclusive Prom and ready-to-wear dress shop, carrying more than 600 styles of prom dresses by 12 different designers, and an outstanding variety of ready-to-wear dresses ranging from simple to extraordinary for any occasion.
Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) offers over 100 adult arts classes every semester, including: painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber arts, sewing, dance and more at locations around Madison. Instructor Bonnie Schetski has been teaching drawing, printmaking and painting to adults at MSCR since 2015; she holds an MFA in Printmaking from New Mexico State.
Alison Lesniak is an art educator and jewelry artist. Alison teaches jewelry making classes throughout the Madison area, specializing in wire wrapping, metalwork, and enameling, as well as teaching middle school art. She lives in Fitchburg with her husband, two kids, and a parakeet named Captain Darling.
Theresa Kim is an artist, certified life coach and professional trainer. Her mission is to spread meditative creativity as far and wide as she can.
Michelle has been part of a magical team at Outlets at The Dells for 9 years and the General Manager for 4 years. She oversees the entire center and a marketing plan for all 56 stores. In her time away from Outlets at The Dells, she is the proud mother of two young men and enjoys spending time with her family.
Kim Stanfill-McMillan is the owner of Fired Up Pottery located on the east side of Madison on Monona Drive. The pottery shop has paint your own pottery, glass fusing, wheel pottery, canvas wine nights and many more art projects.
Kim Schaaf is the owner of Three Painted Birds, home to Club Create- a modern DIY Studio. She lives in Verona with her husband Bob, her daughters, Samantha and Anna, and her step children, Kaylee and Ben.
Freddie Harris is a security consultant, and a use-of- force instructor with over 20 years of experience. He provides services such as – termination assistance, executive protection, security force training & development, threat assessments and crisis intervention to clients throughout the United States. Freddie’s clients include individuals, child care centers, houses of worship, entertainment venues, and other entities in the aviation, commercial, retail, government and 1st responder category.
In 2011, an estimated 4 million Americans were taking opioids recreationally or were dependent on them – since then, these numbers have skyrocketed. Up to 23.5% of all children under age 18 take at least one prescription medication each month, including opioids, antidepressants, and other psychotropic medications.
We have a problem in our nation! Overmedication! My goodness, these statistics are staggering!
Diane Sanders is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Aromatherapist, and Essential Oils Expert – Let her teach you a better way!
Jamie is the Kitchen Director for the Willy Street Co-op, managing the Hot Bar, Deli, and Bakery output for three very popular natural foods stores, and Rachel is her right-hand efficiency expert who understands haste without waste.
Kirsty inspires Misfit Leaders to; achieve the impossible through unimaginable innovations, and turn road blocks into stepping stones. She teaches the keys to communicate like a ninja, create empowerment empires and turn mindsets into magnificent motivators! Kirsty has a Master’s degree in Teaching, she’s a Neuro-Linguistic Programmer (NLP), Certified Life & Health Coach and member of the National Speakers Association (NSA).
Ghadeer Alafifi is a certified Zumba Instructor since 2012. Ghadeer was born and raised in the Middle East. She grew up within an authentic belly dance atmosphere. Her main focus is to share the positive energy with her class participants. Her goal for the participants is to have fun and focus on themselves at any level.
Carole Caine has been a fixture in the Milwaukee media for 35 years. Carole can currently be seen on CW18 Milwaukee. She is the host of the station and can be seen and heard daily covering some of the local events and entertainment happening throughout the city.
Shanita Rowsey is the author of The Power of You. She helps women reinvent themselves through creative self development tools that builds confidence in order to find their inner power.
Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets combines the musical styles and life adventures of three solo-artists-turned-bandmates, Jennifer Farley, Shawndell Marks and Beth Kille. Hailing from southern Wisconsin, they’ve been sharing their genuine personalities, songwriting and tight 3-part harmonies with audiences since they joined forces in 2014. In the Spring of 2017, they embarked upon a new adventure, as professional speakers, creating a 45-minute Be Your Own Superhero motivational presentation that combines storytelling, songs, wit and wisdom to help their audiences embrace their own inner superhero.
WERQ has given me the strength and confidence to hit the dance floor and along the way, I’ve met some incredible people who continue to motivate me one WERQ class at a time.