has been a fitness influencer for over 25 years. She has had a hand in most of the fitness landscape you see before you. Carol founded and operated ECA World Fitness Alliance for the past 25 years. As President and C.E.O. she was responsible for the promotion, marketing, advertising, programming and voice of the brand. Carol is an international presenter, motivational speaker and consultant. As CEO of Conscious Body Consulting, she has designed and consulted for companies large and small within the fitness business and outside of it; including Hyatt Hotels, Gatorade, Nike, Avia, 361 degrees, Soul Cycle, Velocity, Peloton, RIPPED, X-Tend Barre. Atmashpere, HiCycle, Spiderbands, Shock Therapy, Urban Zen and the mainstream media. She was the former National Director of Group Fitness for Equinox Fitness Clubs and has been a media spokesperson for A.C.E. and Lululemon. Carol was awarded Program Director of the Year from the fitness organization IDEA. Carol has appeared in and contributed articles for many publications including the New York Times, Vogue Magazine, Self, Fitness and more. She has been featured on network television including CBS, NBC and Fox.
Donna Cyrus was the Senior Vice President of Group Fitness Programming for Crunch for 18 years. She spearheaded the development of innovative programming that makes Crunch a leader in today’s competitive fitness industry. Since 1998, Donna has made significant contributions to the field through the creation of entertaining, yet highly effective group fitness classes. Recognized and awarded in the fitness industry for her ability to find, create and cultivate programs and talent, Donna has discovered some of today's most notable fitness brands and personalities. She discovered TRX as a Group Fitness activity, mentored the founder of Zumba Fitness, Beto Perez and Anti Gravity Yoga with her expertise helped to create a worldwide brand.
Donna has designed the Programming for Madonna’s gym chain ”Hard Candy Fitness” She continues to oversee all Group Fitness programing for the clubs in …Sydney Australia, Santiago, Chile, Rome and Milan Italy, Mexico City, Moscow and St Petersburg Russia and Berlin Germany
Donna presently consults for such Fitness brands as Crunch Fitness , NFL Fit and Exhale Spa and Fitness
Donna has recently created Cyrus Fit incorporated a consulting firm specializing in all things “fitness” related with her years of success in the industry . She specializes in Group Fitness design and programming.
Certification ACE, and AFFA