Michelle Matte has enjoyed a lifelong career in the fitness industry, wearing a variety of hats including group exercise instructor, personal trainer, gym manager, competitive sport aerobics judge, workshop presenter, and instructor trainer. She is a contributing health and fitness writer for online resources including Suite 101, Livestrong.com, and NaturalNews.com. Matte obtained her education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She has been a member of the World Instructor Training Schools faculty since 1998.
Abby Eastman obtained her B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from East Carolina University. While there, she began teaching group fitness classes and personal training. After completing her master’s degree in Education in Exercise Physiology, she went on to work as a fitness director in campus recreation and teach classes at Old Dominion University. Additionally, she has managed a personal training studio and a community fitness center and has taught yoga classes. Currently she is an adjunct professor at Hillsborough Community College.