ClassPass Instructor Awards 2018: Minneapolis Winners

Living in and around Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis’ top instructors of 2018!

Tish Watson, weRow Indoor Rowing

“She has a tough workout but she makes everything feel welcomed and strong. She encourages.” —Rennie

“She’s just simply the best. She’s like a motivational drill sergeant pushing me to be my best.” —Jeff

“You know when you take her class, it’s always going to be challenging and fun. She makes me feel strong.” —Brittany

“Her workouts make you feel strong. She gets the best out of me every time I take her class. She smiles and laughs as she pushes you. She’s just awesome!” —Valarie



Ethan Gutzmann, weRow Indoor Rowing

“Ethan is the hardest working instructor out there and he never ever misses a day/class or shows up without a 100% positive attitude. If I’m having a bad day, I know a class with Ethan is going to kick my butt but also cheer me up, make me laugh, and make me feel great, both physically and emotionally. Can’t beat that!!” —Elizabeth

“Ethan mixes up his routines for class, he is very energetic, attentive to newcomers to the class. His personality is infectious, he is always upbeat and he works out with the class. He is available before and after class to answer any questions or concerns students may have, he is also very knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition. These are the reasons I am nominating Ethan!” —Maria

“Ethan is always positive, encouraging and very energetic. He is genuine and takes time to get to know his clients. He had known how to push us when we feel like stopping, is always mixing up routines to keep is interested and challenged, and always has killer music. He’s great!” —Ali

“Ethan is high energy but not overwhelming. He pushes himself right alongside you while simultaneously cheering the group on. He loves to bring creativity to the workouts, pushing you farther. His enthusiasm does not cease.” —Chloe

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

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