ClassPass Instructor Awards 2018: Charlotte Winners

Living in and around Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 Charlottes top instructors of 2018!

Rachel Ferrara, Hilliard Studio Method and HSM | Core Midtown

“Rachel has such an infectious positivity that she radiates when you arrive at your class. She makes everyone in the class feel comfortable, while also pushing you to your limits. Empowering her clients during the workout but also supporting them out of the class, she goes above and beyond. She lives such a healthy lifestyle and helps others to change not only their diets and workout habits but their lifestyles. She is a great instructor and person that deserves this award!” —Camille

“Rachel is always welcoming and friendly every time you take her class. She’s upbeat and positive but still challenges you to push yourself as hard as you can. She’s so sweet and always remembers her students, making her classes that much more personable. Rachel is an unbelievable teacher and an even better friend!” —Jordan

“I wanna move to Charlotte just so I can go to her classes!” —Jenny

“Probably the most important reason to move to Charlotte is to take her classes!” —Alicia

Rian Harris, Y2 Yoga and Charlotte Yoga – South End

“Rian is the best yoga instructor I’ve ever had! He has such a calming presence and helps you connect with your flow. His music is always flawless and I leave his class drenched in sweat and feeling 100% better about myself and my practice.” —Kathryn

“Rian is amazing and always achieves the perfect blend of zen and challenge in all of his yoga classes! His classes leave you feeling both inspired and accomplished!” —Emily

“Rian’s classes are always fun yet challenging. He really wants his students to be the best they can be. He often takes time during class to teach an inversion, which helps me push myself to try new things I otherwise would not know how to do. He plays awesome music and his good vibes personality helps get you through your workout. He also teaches at several studios which I think is impressive!” —Erin

“He always has a smile on his face and he’s motivating and fun. I always leave his classes feeling refreshed and in a better mood.” —Kristen

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

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