Our roots play an important part of how we live our lives and express ourselves through movement. At Forever Fit, we encourage our instructors to embrace their roots and incorporate their own creativity and style. Our clients learn something special from each and every one of them. Forever Fit instructors may work across disciplines, integrating barre, yoga, dance, functional movement and more, and combine them into your workouts. We encourage you to try a range of classes and instructors to expand your knowledge around movement.
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"Movement has been a huge part of my life since the age of 2, and I am so honored to share it with many people everyday. Owning a Pilates studio is the perfect blend of my two passions... Dance and fitness." Mandy has been in the Fitness and Health Industry since 2000. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of New Mexico, and currently owner of Forever Fit.
Forever Fit is her home to inspire and motivate people through functional movement, optimal Nutrition and mindset. Additional specialties and accomplishments include receiving the first annual Bill Evans Senior Exiting Award for Excellence in Dance at the University of New Mexico, 3 years with Rainbow Tribe, a Boston-based dance company, NASM and AFAA Personal Trainer Certified, and Pilates trained through the PhysicalMind Institute. She is also willpower & grace, TRX, Beyond Barre, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Reiki I & II certified. Mandy's extra time is spent with her family. She loves to run, go to her camp, spend time at the beach, and constantly share
her love and passions.
Kelsie Steil is a choreographer, dancer, educator, and Pilates practitioner/instructor living in the Portland, Maine area. She graduated from Plymouth State University with a Bachelors in Adventure Education and Dance in May 2018. There she received the Contemporary Dance Ensemble Award for her achievements in choreography. Alongside her involvement in the arts, Kelsie instructs Pilates regularly for Forever Fit. She has been working in Maine as a Pilates instructor since 2019 and is certified through the PhysicalMind Institute.
The majority of her work lies in interacting with others to achieve physical goals, whether it's through more pathways such as dance, or through pilates training. Kelsie combines her knowledge in dance and fitness in her Pilates practice. In sessions with Kelsie you will experience instruction that's attentive, challenging, and empowering.
Hannah Haines is a yogi, dancer, choreographer and movement educator based in Southern Maine. She graduated with a BA in Anthropology, and Dance with a concentration in performance and choreography from Skidmore College in 2019. Hannah’s first memory of practicing yoga is from a “Kids do Yoga” VHS tape in the 90’s, and since then she has continued to integrate the practice into her life for both her mental and physical health.
Hannah is a 200 hr Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200). She received her training at Samudra Yoga Studio through the Fluid School. In her yoga classes Hannah aims to create a challenging yet joyful practice that allows all students to find their sweet bliss.
Ashley has been in the health and wellness field for over 4 years. She's certified in both barre and aerial yoga. In each of her classes, Ashley brings a flare of her 17 years of dance experience. Her main focuses are on strength, stability, and flexibility, as she finds these are the trifecta to great fitness.
Ashley also has a degree in nutrition, and practices as a licensed NDTR.
With over 25 years as a professional dancer and 14 years in the fields of fitness and mind-body wellness, Janelle Abbott Staley is an experienced and passionate movement educator. She first discovered Pilates in 1998 while pursuing her BFA in Ballet at the University of Utah, and quickly felt how the practice changed her body, core strength, and muscle awareness. She went on to receive her mat certification through Power Pilates in New York City, and taught Pilates-based barre and mat classes to celebrity clientele at top fitness studios in NYC and Boston, as well as mat, ballet and contemporary dance master classes around the country.
Janelle most recently completed her reformer training through Balanced Body. She continues to be fascinated and inspired by the many "inside-out" benefits of Pilates that has kept her dancing into her 40s, and loves to share this life-changing, challenging system with her clients. www.janelleabbottstaley.com