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:
Combine weights and cycling in this unique, total body class. Begin in the Cycle Studio for 40 minutes of cardio that also serves as your leg workout, then move into the main studio for 20 minutes of weights, focusing on the upper body and core. Truly, the best of both worlds. Props used: dumbbells, Bosu trainers, indoor cycles.
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.