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Our Balanced Life Team

At Balanced Life, we create and develop classes that will encourage, strengthen, and empower you.

Dewana Waters Grillot


Life motto…

Eat clean, stay fit and eat a little chocolate to stay sane.

Favorite vice…

A bold glass of Cabernet Sauvignon and a piece of dark chocolate

Toughest life struggle…

Breaking a rule!

Love of my life….

Don, my incredible husband & best friend!

My secret Love...

Caesar & Stella, my two Papillons

In my class you will…

fall in love with Yoga!

Bravest moment…

I am really not very brave. Too structured for risks and bravery!

Dream…

Owning a hot yoga studio!

Trainings / Certifications

200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

Group Fitness Instructor

Personal Trainer

Zumba

RIPPED

Kickboxing

Pilates

Silver Sneakers

Advanced Yoga Studies - Kate Potter

YogaFit Certified

Barre Above Certification

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

CPR

Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Organizational Leadership, Management & Development

Cathy Underwood


Life motto...

Just breathe

Favorite vice...

Vino

Toughest life struggle...

Letting go

Love of my life ...

My hubby, Scott & my girls, Brandi and Shannon

My secret love...

I don't like secrets!

In my class you will...

use your breath to strengthen your yoga practice.

Bravest moment...

Beating cancer

Dream...

Hmmm .. to keep dreaming

Training/Certifications

200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

RRT

YogaFit Certified

Group exercise instructor

Silver Sneakers instructor

CPR

DCAC Fitness conference

Kate Potter yoga retreats

Yogaville weekend workshop

Barb Mandeville


Life motto...

If you take care of your corner of the world, life will be just fine

Favorite vice...

Cookies

Toughest life struggle...

Raising children, but actually most rewarding

Love of my life...

My husband, Scott

My secret love...

WV mountains, flowers, the ocean, my family

In my class you will...

Have no worries

Bravest moment...

Whenever I have to step out of my comfort zone and do something I might not want to do

Dream...

My grandchildren will be happy and healthy

Trainings/Certifications

200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

BDY Barre Method Training

Group fitness instructor (31 yrs)

Yoga studies with Kate Potter

YogaFit Certified

Yogaville weekend training

DCAC trainings

AED/CPR

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Angie Strickland


Favorite vice…

A great glass of dry red wine, sweat pants and Netflix.

Toughest life struggle…

fear and anxiety...All best managed by a whole bunch of prayer and yoga.

Love of my life….

My sweet husband Jon, our 3 labs (Zoey Grace, Piper Rose, and Magee Day), and my niece & nephew.

My secret Love...

Spray tans, Rhinestones,Pageants and Glitter.

In my class you will…

love my music, laugh at my dry humor and feel better when you leave.

Bravest moment…

I am not brave, if a yoga pose were named after me it would be "chicken pose".

Dream…

I prefer the word "plan" not dream...and my plan is to win the lottery.

Trainings / Certifications

Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Group Fitness Instructor

Aqua Zumba

Zumba

Les Mills GRIT

Yoga Studies - Kate Potter

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall PreventionCPR

Becky Lilly


 Life motto...

 Do everything with a grateful heart

Favorite vice... 

peanut butter

Toughest life struggle... accepting that I don't have to be perfect!

Love of my life... 

Jesus

My secret love...

I don't think I have one

In my class you will...

have fun while you get a deep stretch and relax

Bravest moment...

being with my dad as he was in his final months of life and allowing God to heal and restore us both

Dream...

to write a book

Trainings/Certifications

Silver Sneakers Basic

Silver Sneakers Yoga

Group Fitness

CPR

Ministry Training 

Don Grillot


Life motto…

Help others get what they need and you will too...

Favorite vice…

Cookies!

Toughest life struggle…

Following the rules.

Love of my life….

My Family...wonderful Wannie

My secret Love...

A round of golf on a sunny day.

In my class you will…

Laugh, have fun and sweat!

Bravest moment…

Getting out of bed in the morning!

Dream…

I've already attained them all!

Trainings / Certifications

Multiple years of Martial Arts studies, training and instruction in various styles, including Black Belt 1st dan, Tae Kwon Do

RIPPED

YogaFit Certification

Randi Grossman


 Life motto…

All you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery.

 And something great 

will come of it.

Favorite vice…

A big bowl of ice cream.

Toughest life struggle…

Saying no when I I alot on my plate already.

Love of my life….

Greg, my boyfriend and his two sweet little girls.

My secret Love...

The students in my classroom, my second family.

In my class you will…

Be challenged and relaxed.

Bravest moment…

Moving to West Virginia out of college by myself and knowing no one.

Dream…

To live a life that creates happiness to myself and those that I love forever.

Trainings / Certifications

200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

Kim Gore


 Life Motto: 

"Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that's the one that is going to help you grow."

Favorite Vice:

 A slice of pie 🍕, and a tall craft beer. The hoppier, the better!!

Toughest life struggle: Attachment to outcome...

Loves of my life:

Brian, my amazing husband, and our three kids; Maddex, Bella, and Abby. 💕

My secret love:

 A long nap during a rainstorm!

In my class you will:

Learn to find your edge, find stillness, and let go. 🧘‍♀️

Bravest moment: 

Saying goodbye

Dream: 

To leave a legacy of love and compassion to others, while always remembering to love myself too!

Isiaah Evans


 Life motto…

Turn your wounds into wisdom

Favorite vice…

Reese Cups…

Toughest life struggle…

Finding what my purpose is

Love of my life….

My family and friends

My secret Love...

Henry, my stuffed animal/cuddle buddy.

In my class you will…

Burn tons of calories while having fun!

Bravest moment…

Letting go of the person I had been, in order to birth, the person I was becoming

Dream…

Becoming an Orthodontist!

Carolyn Buzzbe


 LIfe Motto:...

We are spiritual beings on a human journey

Favorite vice...

Pizza

Toughest life struggle: perfectionism

Love of my life:

Beau Johnson, my friends and family

My secret love

the river

In my class you will

feel grateful for the amazing things that your body can do for you

Bravest moment: 

daily lunch duty at a middle school!

Dream

to travel more

Training and Certs: 

200 hour YTT