Tricia Murphy Madden is a 26-year veteran instructor and education director. She is the national education director for Savvier Fitness and the co-creator of Barre Above & the Weight Loss Challenge with over 85 master trainers and over 4300 trained instructors worldwide. For many years, Tricia was also the fitness director for Denali Fitness in Seattle, WA. She is the co-author and creator of a children’s book and fitness program The ABC’s of Exercise sold worldwide, sits on the IDEA Group Fitness Committee, and is known for her numerous programs developed over the past 26 years. Tricia was featured on Exercise TV and in numerous trade and mass media publications and has been the featured coach at countless corporate events. She has contributed and stared in 12 DVDs and has sold over 100,000 units to date. Tricia is certified through the American Council on Exercise and is faculty member for them as well. Additional certifications include Schwinn, AFAA, Balletone, Zumba, Keiser, and Core Power Yoga.
Mindy Mylrea is the 2017 CanFitPro Life Time Achievement Award recipient, 2016 Empower Instructor of the Year, 2015 PFP Trainer of the Year, 2015 International Presenter of the Year, 2013 CanFitPro Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2008 ECA OBOW Fitness Presenter of the Year, 2004 CanFitPro International Presenter of the Year, and 1999 International IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year. She is also a national and world aerobic champion, a 361-sponsored athlete, and a five-star presenter for IDEA.
Mindy is an advisory board member for Oxygen Magazine, an international presenter, author, motivational speaker, video personality (starring in over 500 instructional videos to date!), and CEC provider for both ACE and AFAA. She is the creator and lead talent behind Gliding, Tabata Bootcamp, and the non-profit One Day to Wellness program. She is a master trainer and on the pro development team for Schwinn Cycling, Body Bar, and BOSU.
Leslee Bender, PMA, ACSM, ACE, NASM, Gray Institute, is the creator of the Bender Ball Method of core training and co-creator of Barre Above. She has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and is now an international speaker and leader for fitness professionals. Leslee educates on the biomechanics of a safer method to train the body for a pain-free, functional life. She is a graduate of the Gray Institute, received the Fitness Commercial of the Year Award (2017), and was a finalist for IDEA Instructor of the Year (2010). Leslee is a lead trainer for Club Pilates, Rollga, Savvier and Activ Motion. Her new programming – The Ageless Body – launched in 2018.