• Member Spotlight: Amber T.

    Name: Amber Thompson Nickname: AT&T Age: 41 Location: Minneapolis Movement Minneapolis member since: Early 2013   What’s your athletic/fitness background? Soccer / Volleyball / Track throughout college. Still play soccer once a week. Didn’t touch weights until I walked into MM.   What brought you to the Movement? Libby, my sister-in-law, knew Jen Sinkler from

  • Coach Spotlight: Bridget M.

    Coach Spotlight: Bridget M.

    Name: Bridget McGinnis Nickname: B Age: 42 Location: SW Minneapolis Movement Minneapolis team member since: Aug 2012 Role at the Movement: Movement Coach What’s your athletic/fitness background? B.A. in Dance, triathlete, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, strength training. What brought you to The Movement? Mark brought me to The Movement for rehabbing my knee. I remember thinking that that

  • Coach Spotlight: Jennifer W.

    Coach Spotlight: Jennifer W.

    Name: Jennifer Worley Nickname: Jen Age: 42 Location: Minneapolis Movement Minneapolis team member since: February 2013 Role at the Movement: Yoga Coach What’s your athletic/fitness background? I have been active all my life, with significant intermittent gaps. I swam competitively in high school, and was the only girl in my grade to sign up for an elective

  • Coach Spotlight: Macarena C.

    Coach Spotlight: Macarena C.

    Name: Macarena Corral Age: 33 Movement Minneapolis team member since: 2012 or 2013? Role at the Movement: Yoga Coach What’s your athletic/fitness background? I completed my 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2010 and began teaching shortly after. I have been trained in Vinyasa, Sculpt, and Clubbell Yoga. What brought you to The Movement? Do you remember

  • Coach Spotlight: JVB

    Coach Spotlight: JVB

    Name: Jennifer Blake Nickname: JVB, JVBeezy, JBreezy. I have so many but I welcome more. Age: 38 Location: Roseville Movement Minneapolis team member since: January 2013 Role at the Movement: Lead Coach for Wx and Movement Minneapolis Barbell What’s your athletic/fitness background? I am what one might consider a late bloomer when it comes to exercise. I

  • Coach Spotlight: Kate G.

    Coach Spotlight: Kate G.

    Name: Kate Gallagher Nickname: kmg Age: 31 Location: Minneapolis Movement Minneapolis team member since: September 2015 Role at the Movement: Movement Trainer What’s your athletic/fitness background? Team sports weren’t my jam as a youth or teen, but I did get cajoled into being on the diving team for my high school from 7th-10th grade because there was

  • Coach Spotlight: Mark S.

    Coach Spotlight: Mark S.

    Name: Mark Schneider Nickname: Cardigan Mark Age: 38 Location: The Gym Movement Minneapolis team member since: April 2012 Role at the Movement: General Manager, Philosopher, Giver of the “Mark Look” What’s your athletic/fitness background? Ummm… I played soccer most of my life. Badminton – seriously. What brought you to The Movement? Do you remember your first workout here and what

  • Coach Spotlight: Martin R.

    Coach Spotlight: Martin R.

    Name: Martin Rittenberry Nickname: Martinberry Age: 31 Location: Uptown, Minneapolis (five-block commute to the gym) Movement Minneapolis team member since: October 2013 Role at the Movement: Coach, Marketing & Design odds n’ ends What’s your athletic/fitness background? In junior high I would get in sets of the bench press followed by rounds on the heavy bag after

  • What Three Years of Progress Really Looks Like

    What Three Years of Progress Really Looks Like

    Three years at the same gym is the longest sustained period of physical activity in my life.  I was active growing up, played varsity soccer and basketball, but there were always down periods and the coaching staff cared more about the team goals than individual players. There was very little “you need to work on

  • Member Spotlight: Emily G.

    Name: Emily Gus Nickname: Gus Age: 28 Location: North Minneapolis. Transplanted from Fort Collins, Colorado Movement Minneapolis member since: April 2015   What’s your athletic/fitness background? I began playing rugby in high school and was instantly hooked! I played during high school and college and then for city teams, for a total of 11 years.