ClassPass Instructor Awards 2018: Calgary Winners

Living in and around Calgary has many perks, but one of the best is the top-notch instructors who call this city home. From spirited spinners to uplifting yogis and beyond, ClassPassers in Calgary have access to amazing workouts taught by knowledgeable and inspiring instructors — but which deserve the title of best in the city? We asked and you answered — these are Calgarys top instructors of 2018!

Sean Thiessen, HotShop – Silverado, HotShop -Northwest UniversityMode Fitness Studio and Fit Republic

“If you want an instructor that is upbeat, high energy and keeps you pushing through your class, I choose Sean Thiessen. He teaches spin and yoga and has been a delight. If you have never taken his spin or his Yin class, I suggest you do. He made me feel so at home the first time I met him. He includes everyone in the space and sets you up for success. His yin class speaks to my heart and he gives such nice essential oil adjustments with a head massage, perfect way to end my night. His energy and always smile personality is exactly what I look forward to after a long day of work.  I highly recommend Sean for this!” —Ian

“I am nominating Sean Thiessen because of his amazing energy and personality. Every time I take his class I leave feeling so happy and great. He plays great music and always gives a great workout, as well as his energy is contagious. He really is a great instructor and has a big heart.”  —Tara

“Sean is a great spin coach, music is always good and classes are never the same!” —Anonymous

“Upbeat instructor in spin and very inspiring in yoga!!” —Anonymous

Kalyn Swihart, Ballet Barre Works – Mission

“Her classes are amazing and she radiates positive energy and love.” —Beka

“She’s the most positive, funny, attentive instructor ever. All this while she’s yelling at you like a drill sergeant. She makes you feel like you’re coming to just hang out with her… and then the music starts and so does the sweating. I usually can’t walk properly after her classes – that’s a good sign.” —Marie

“So positive, welcoming, fun, knowledgeable and energetic. Always an amazing butt kicking workout!” —Vanessa

“She is an amazing instructor who always has so much energy for the entire class!! She motivates you to keep going at all times!! She will do the whole class with you while motivating you!! She’s a machine that girl and she deserves to win!!” —Nicole

Prizing for our 2018 Instructor Awards is generously provided by Dagne Dover & LANE EIGHT.

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