Posts in Pittsburgh
Lauren

Full Name: Lauren Zickar
Title: Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Hermitage, PA
Why Zenergy? The energy in the room during class as well as the people in it are amazing. I was hooked as soon as I walked out of my first class.
How would you describe your classes? Challenging, Dynamic, Motivating.
What's your go-to style of music? Anything Sia.
Something we need to know about you? I am a former college athlete and left handed.
How would your best friend describe you? Quiet at first, but once you get her talking she don’t stop!

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Ida

Full Name: Ida Posner
Title: Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Pittsburgh! I’m a boomerang, I grew up in Oakland, moved away for college, followed by a year and a half in Kenya and four years in San Francisco, before coming back home in the fall of 2018.
Why Zenergy? The Zenergy community is an incredible source of energy and support. I am continuously humbled by the amazing group of people (riders, staff, instructors) I am surrounded by and everything they bring to the studio each day. We bring the fun and the sweat and there is never a day that I don’t leave the studio feeling better than when I walked in.
How would you describe your classes? Energizing, Strong, Welcoming
What's your go-to style of music? I’ll play anything with a strong beat. I like to mix electronic, alternative, and pop with music you won’t hear on the radio - funk, Balkan, dancehall, Latin, house.
Something we need to know about you? My favorite way to explore a new city is to master the public transportation system. I feel a personal sense of price when I beat Google Maps estimated travel time on foot. A lifelong dream of mine is to stand next to an emperor penguin.

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Emily

Full Name: Emily Jaffe
Title: Lead Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Born in NYC, Raised in Pittsburgh
Why Zenergy? There is absolutely nothing like it and it changed my life
How would you describe your classes? Fierce, Passionate, Powerful
What's your go-to style of music? Hip Hop / RnB
Something we need to know about you? I can name all the countries and their capitals in the world
How would your best friend describe you? “The most headstrong person I know, but in the best way possible.”

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Chase

Full Name: Chase Reeder
Title: Lead Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Bridgeport, WV
Why Zenergy? I missed performing so much and loved exercising! So what better way to combine the two! I get to inspire, perform, all the while becoming a healthier more confident me.
How would you describe your classes? Freeing, Smile-Inducing, Fabulous
What's your go-to style of music? Pop Music or Dance
Something we need to know about you? I love to dance and bring the party to any situation!
How would your best friend describe you? My best friend would say I brighten up a room and am always ready to make everyone smile even on their worst days.

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Josh

Full Name: Josh Holzman
Title: Master Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Long Island
Why Zenergy? The Community
How would you describe your classes? Electric, Challenging, Powerful
What's your go-to style of music? Electric, Challenging, Powerful
Something we need to know about you? FOUR WORDS: ICED COFFEE ALL YEAR

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Presley

Full Name: Presley Gedman
Title: Instructor
Studio Location: Pittsburgh
Where are you from? Pittsburgh, PA (born and raised)
Why Zenergy? Zenergy is my favorite place in the whole world. I love the music, I love the ride, and most importantly, I love the community.
How would you describe your classes? Passionate, Powerful, Purposeful
What's your go-to style of music? Anything with a kick-ass beat drop, 90s/2000s hip hop, Jess Glynne
Something we need to know about you? My favorite motivational speech of all time is the Jimmy V speech “Don’t ever give up”. I always listen to it when I need a little pick me up
How would your best friend describe you? Extremely competitive, incurably optimistic and constantly talkative :)

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