Meet Our Team

Heather Yeoman

Owner, Uptown Fitness; Certified Jazzercise and Yoga Instructor
 

Heather took her first Jazzercise class in Louisville, Kentucky in 1996 and was instantly hooked. She became a certified instructor in 2006 and started Lake Mills Jazzercise in 2007.  She also completed her 200-hour yoga training at Sun Moon Yoga in Mankato in 2014 and is a registered yoga teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance.

Anita Peters

Cycling Director and ​Certified Instructor of Indoor Cycling, Jazzercise and Yoga

 

Anita became certified to teach Jazzercise in 2011 and loves to teach Fusion (a cardio/strength mix).  She is also a certified indoor cycling instructor and directs the cycling program, including the Uptown Fitness Cycling Club. Anita puts hundreds of miles on her bicycle every year and has become a RAGBRAI veteran. Anita is also a certified yoga instructor and enjoys teaching gentle yoga. She is a physician at the Lake Mills clinic.

    Angie Thompson

    CircuitBlast Instructor and Certified Barre Instructor

    Angie is an avid runner and circuit training fanatic. She will completed her Barre certification in 2018 and loves bringing her diverse workout training experience to the studio. Angie encourages everyone to live by her favorite quote: 
    "Do something today that your future self will thank you for."

    Heather Yeoman

    Manager of Uptown Fitness; Certified Jazzercise and Yoga Instructor
     

    Heather took her first Jazzercise class in Louisville, Kentucky in 1996 and was instantly hooked. She became a certified instructor in 2006 and started Lake Mills Jazzercise in 2007.  She also completed her 200-hour yoga training at Sun Moon Yoga in Mankato in 2014 and is a registered yoga teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance.

    Connie Helgeson

    Jazzercise Class Manager

    Connie takes care of our morning Jazzercise customers by checking people in, making coffee and basically "taking care of business!" Connie has been a regular at Jazzercise since its beginning in Lake Mills (Sept. 2007). She is an invaluable asset to our team!

    Carrie Moen

    Studio Maintenance

    Our studio stays bright, clean and organized because of this woman! Carrie takes such good care of our studio and has been a regular at Jazzercise and yoga for many years!

    Rachel Olson

    Owner/Instructor, Jazzercise and Certified Instructor of Yoga and Indoor Cycling

    Rachel became certified to teach Jazzercise in 2008 and is now the owner/manager of Lake Mills Jazzercise. She is a certified yoga and indoor cycling instructor and a second-degree black belt in

    Tae Kwon Do. Rachel loves to stay active and spend as much time as possible on her bicycle.

    Hallie Erdahl

    Certified Instructor, Jazzercise and Barre

     

    Hallie became certified to teach Jazzercise in 2017 and Barre in 2018, and loves to mix up her workouts! She has a wonderfully busy job as Director of Student Activities at Waldorf University so to unwind, she loves working out, reading, yoga, and finding the perfect cup of coffee.

      Amanda Reese

      Certified Core de Force and Jazzercise Instructor
      Social Media Coordinator

      Amanda joined the team in 2019 after passing her Jazzercise certification. She also brought her love of the popular kick-boxing, Core de Force classes to the studio! Known to many around town as "Cookie Momster," Amanda also runs a baking business out of her home (you gotta try her frosting) and loves spending time with her hubby and four kids. She also loves getting lost in a good book!

      Christine Budach

      Outreach Coordinator and Uptown Boutique Manager

      Christine assists with marketing and promotions for the studio and manages Uptown Boutique. Christine has been a regular at Jazzercise since its beginning in Lake Mills (Sept. 2007). She also now enjoys all the additional class offerings after Jazzercise expanded into Uptown Fitness in 2017. Christine has encouraged many new customers to join her in classes and continues to be one of our biggest cheerleaders. We rely on her often for promotional advice, marketing ideas (and of course paint colors and workout attire).

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