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All of our instructors are trained and certified through Stages Cycling University. This best-in-class indoor cycling certification focuses on a performance-based curriculum. Coupled with other certifications such as, AFAA, NASM, ACE and Spinning®, our team of instructors are diverse and extremely knowledgeable.

In addition, our front desk and marketing staff have an immense passion for indoor cycling and the entire team looks forward to joining you on your fitness journey!

Jocelyn DeMaio

A Co-Founder of Empowered, Jocelyn has an immense passion for fitness. She began teaching fitness classes in 2000 while an undergraduate student at the University of Connecticut. Throughout the years, she has earned numerous fitness and wellness certifications. Jocelyn is a firm believer in proper form while balancing having fun.…

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Neil

A Co-Founder of Empowered, Neil’s passion is on the technology side of the studio but he also enjoys a great class! A full-time software engineer by day, Neil takes pride in the fact that Empowered is the only studio in Hartford County to offer state-of-the art performance technology. Neil has…

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Joyce

Joyce brings decades of fitness industry experience and is excited to be joining the Empowered Team, to drive business development while overseeing the day to day operations. Joyce brings a spirit of high energy “infectious motivation”, with a passion for ‘empowering’ people to be their best. With a gift for…

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Sheryl

Sheryl brings to Empowered 39 years of teaching experience as a Special Education teacher. Her experience has allowed her to teach all levels of students and she is excited to transfer that knowledge to the indoor cycling studio. Sheryl loves to feel the energy and create an unforgettable experience on…

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Dylan

As an athlete growing up, Dylan competed in a variety of sports and excelled in hockey, soccer, and biking. His passion for cycling and fitness was reignited several years ago after being involved in a motorcycle accident that left him with life-altering injuries. Having limited use of his right arm…

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Laura

Laura believes that passion is our most powerful asset and with it, you can achieve anything you put your mind to. Laura’s classes are full of energy and encouragement. She coaches you to put your heart and soul into your workout and encourages the use of performance metrics to help…

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Alana

Alana’s biggest passions in life are her family and living a healthy lifestyle while balancing nutrition and physical fitness. Whether it’s a group class or raking in the yard, she realized that working in physical activity every day makes her a better mother to her four kids! Alana has been…

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Sloane

Sloane began classical ballet training at the age of four, gradually adding jazz, tap, and modern dance to her repertoire. Her passion for dance and theatre led her to receive a B.A. in Theatre/Dance from Wittenberg University and a M.A. in Secondary Education from The University of Hartford . Sloane…

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Jen

Jen brings over 30 years of fitness experience to Empowered. She is a full-time data analyst during the day and mother of four. Group exercise is Jen's passion and she loves to motivate attendees with her fun high-energy workouts and music. She teaches a variety of modalities such as Zumba,…

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Terri

After a long corporate career Terri retired and happily works part time at Empowered Indoor Cycling Studio. During her career she traveled to Europe, Asia, South Africa and Australia and continues to enjoy travel. She’s all about customer service and making everyone feel welcome. It might take a couple of…

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