OUR TEAM

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RITA-NICOLE WRIGHT

Beyond Group Fitness Owner / Instructor

Rita-Nicole is the owner of Beyond Group Fitness. Her passions are leading people to a relationship with Jesus Christ to be healthy spiritually and physically..  She has traveled her own weight loss journey and knows how God put the right people in her path to encourage her through journey.  It was then she decided to embrace the fitness ministry that God gave her.  She knows that God doesn't make mistakes, and through her fitness ministry she has taught and trained to give God all the glory!  She is a certified personal trainer, LesMills instructor, Spartan SGX coach, Barre Above, TRX, and many other certifications. She is excited to take you BEYOND in your fitness journey.

STEPHANIE VERKOUILLE

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Stephanie began her fitness journey in 1995.  Through the years the Lord has allowed her to use her passion for health and fitness to work in various platforms with many amazing people.   She is certified in Group Fitness, Personal Training, Cycling, Cardio Kickboxing, HIIT, Pilates, and Yoga.  She has been married to her husband Josh for 23 years and has 4 amazing children.  She is excited to be a part of Beyond Group Fitness and see how the Lord will move through this platform.  Ephesians 3:20

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ANDRE LOVE

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Andre Love Sr. is a minister for Christ who is reaching people through a spiritual, healthy, and active life. He is a certified instructor in LesMills BODYSTEP and TRX Suspension Training. He is a health enthusiast that loves cooking, races and traveling.  #TeamJesus

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STEPHANIE OWEN

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Stephanie is a certified LesMills BODYSTEP instructor. Seeing and understanding the benefits of group fitness in her own life, she is driven even more to encourage others to step along side with her. Join her class to experience a full-body workout and encouraging community that will cause you to thrive in all areas of your life! When she's not steppin', she enjoys spending time with her family, iced coffee and Mexican food.

LAJUAN HUMBERT

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

LaJuan is a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer who has over 15 years of fitness industry experience.  She is certified in Spinning, Box Master, Kickboxing, POUND, TRX, HIIT, Kettlebell, Rowing and Obstacle Course Training.  She is passionate about building relationships with people and having the privilege of getting to walk with them, guide them, and encourage them along their journey of health and wellness!  She enjoys quality time with her family and friends.

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CHRISTINE WESTOVER

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Christine is a Christian yogi, originally from the Philippines. She started her fitness journey six years ago to lose weight and started taking care of her body, not just for herself, but for her family too. She found her love for yoga in 2016 and never stopped practicing. Helping people is one of the things that she loves. She is a 200-CYT, Certified Barre, and Pilates instructor. She is excited to be a part of the Beyond team.

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KAREN STEED

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Karen has been "kicking it" for 15 years. This hot mama originally started her fitness journey by taking group fitness classes and decided since those classes changed her life, she wanted to help others experience group fitness in the same way. She has taught Zumba and Kickboxing throughout her fitness career. Come check out her class and be prepared to have fun.

RYANNE JERNIGAN

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Ryanne has been a certified Zumba instructor since 2012.  Her passion is serving the Lord, loving on and taking care of her family, and any and all efforts to better the health and wellness of not only herself, but others around her.  She  teaches Zumba and is excited for this journey with her Beyond Group Fitness family.  She loves her husband, Adam, and her blended beautiful family of 8.

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TARA GREEN

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Tara Green is a proud Saraland resident and has been teaching 4th grade in Saraland’s City School system since it began. Tara has been a certified spin and group fitness instructor since 2009. She has also taught Zumba in the community for many years. She and her husband love running and enjoy participating in local races that benefit many great charities. Tara is so excited to invest in her community by promoting Beyond Group Fitness while sharing her love of exercise!

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MANDY SMITH

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Mandy is a sweet and cheerful spirit that shares the love of fitness and exercise with her FitFam here at Beyond Group Fitness.  She is just beginning her instructor journey and brings energy and enthusiasm to the LesMills BODYSTEP class experience.  Mandy enjoys taking care of her family, fishing with her husband and spending quality time with her daughter.

MELANIE JACKSON

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Melanie is new to group fitness training. However, her passion for fitness runs deep. As a mother of four small children, she knows the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Her goal as a Barre instructor is to help people gain core stability and alignment, while understanding and applying physiology, as it relates to breath and movement.

KAMIE DUNNAM

Beyond Group Fitness Instructor

Kammie has a love for group fitness, and she loves working out and helping others. She is excited to begin her instructor journey teaching LesMills BODYPUMP at Beyond Group Fitness. She loves her husband and two sons and is excited to embrace encouraging others in their fitness journeys.