Sophia Derrick is a certified Personal Trainer by Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and a certified Cycle Reebok Foundation Instructor. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina, has been employed by the South Carolina House of Representatives for over thirty years, and began teaching group fitness in 1995.
Sophia's advice on how to maintain a regular exercise program is to mark it on your calendar just like you do everything else and never ever miss three days in a row without taking a class or personal training session.
Sophia Derrick instructs the following:
33% weights, 33% cycling, 33% plyometrics and core. One hour class. Find out what you are really made of in this class. Three rotating sections that build in intensity. Just when you think you can't take anymore, we push you to dig deeper. (Because of the intense nature of this class, it i not recommended that you take more than 2 bodyCIRCUIT classes per week.) Props used: indoor cycles, dumbells, and Bosu trainers.
This weight training class is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Our skilled instructors take you through a full-body weight training session in 45 minutes and finishing with a set of TABATA cardio! This class focuses on proper form and helping you, the client, master the basic mechanics behind strength exercises. Advanced participants can use this class as an opportunity to lift heavier and push beyond strength plateaus. Props used: dumbbells, medicine ball, Bosu trainers.