A NASM certified personal trainer, model, fitness instructor, and stroke survivor. After having a stroke at age 23, she decided to dedicate her life to inspire others to adopt a healthy active lifestyle. Her playlists will have you dancing in your boat and her energy will inspire your best. So join the sweat party and row your way to a new you with Ally.
Ally's mantra: Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.
Favorite move on the boat: Hitting those corners!
Favorite artist: Michael Jackson.
Who inspires you most: My rowers.
Guilty pleasure: French fries, obv.
Blake was born in Manhattan and currently lives downtown with her husband, their 4 children and their 3 adopted cats. She is constantly on the go and loves to challenge herself and others to sweat once a day. Her music in class ranges from rock, rap, alternative and old school hip hop and her positive outlook on life inspires your best on and off the boat. She likes to call it "sweat therapy."
Your mantra? "Impossible is just an opinion"
Favorite move on the boat: Sprints
Favorite artist: That's like asking me to pick a favorite child!
Who inspires you most? People who push forward despite difficulties or limitations that life throws their way.
Guilty pleasure? I have no time for guilt!
Born and raised NYC, Elissa is a former varsity volleyball player at NYU. Her background as an athlete will have you rowing harder than you ever thought you could. Elissa is passionate about motivating others to always give 100% and be the leaders in their own fitness journey.
Favorite artist: MØ
Favorite movie? Making Waves
Who inspires you: People who never stop trying despite failure.
Guilty pleasure? Anything cheese.
Maggie is a professional dancer from Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing a B.F.A. in dance at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and her years of dance training have inspired her passion for strengthening both body and mind. Her upbeat playlist goes right along with her positive and encouraging energy, and you’re bound to row into a groove that will make you wanna move!
Your mantra? Make it happen!
Favorite move: Laybacks!!!
Favorite artist: too many to choose from... but Jon Bellion and BAYNK are favs at the moment
Who inspires you most: my mom :)
Guilty pleasures: literally anything and everything sweet
A special ed. teacher and fitness enthusiast from Long Island, Nina was looking for something new to mix up her workouts when she discovered Current. She fell in love with the high energy full-body workout. After seeing how it transformed her body, and at the request of fellow rowers, she decided to train to become an instructor. Her love for Current is infectious and she’ll have you rowing to the beat in no time. Nina brings her down to earth personality and athletic background to her classes. Get ready to make waves, make changes, and have fun doing it!
Your mantra: Everything happens for a reason.
Favorite move: Sprints!
Favorite artist: Bruno Mars
Who inspires you most? My two beautiful nieces
Guilty pleasure: Anything with potatoes - fried, mashed, baked, chips...you name it, I eat it.
Originally from central New Jersey, Olivia is a professional dancer with a passion for fitness. Currently finishing her last semester in the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, Olivia combines her years of dance training with positive coaching. Her attention to form and and her inspiring energy make for the perfect row. Olivia believes deeply in self-love and that a workout should be therapeutic. You'll come to her class for the sweaty dance party, but you'll stay for the breakthroughs in body and mind.
Mantra: Self-care is never a selfish act.
Favorite move on the boat: Corners!
Favorite artist: JoJo
Who inspires you most: My Grandma
Guilty pleasure: Marshmallows!
Hailing from Boston, Sarah is a NYC-based singer, dancer, and actress with a deep love for group fitness. From her experience as a professional performer, she is passionate about motivating people while making them smile. Sarah will help you discover the joy in doing something good for your mind and body, you won’t even realize how much you’re sweating!
Mantra: You are stronger than you think you are.
Favorite move on the boat: Laybacks, baby!
Favorite artist: Depends on my mood- come take my class to find out ;)
Who inspires you most: Everyone in this city hustling to pursue their dreams.
Guilty pleasure: Matto Espresso, my fave coffee shop where everything is $2. Let’s just say I’ve spent well over $2 there.