Alexius Benedict

B.S., NASM-CPT,  CFO (Chief Fitness Officer)

Graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science and a minor in Medical Anthropology.  She also works for Raleigh Orthopaedic as a Physical Therapy Aid.  Alexius enjoys running and cheering on the Tar Heels.

Scott Anspach

MEd., CEO (Chief Exercise Officer)

Earned his Exercise Science degree from the University of Dayton and Masters in Adult Fitness from the University of Georgia. He has been in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. Scott participates in many duathlons (run, bike, run) and 5ks. He recently set his 5k PR of 19:59 at the age of 50 and normally places in the top 3 in his age group.

Vinh Ngo

Hello! I’m Vinh Ngo, and I live in Cary, NC. I’ve been a ZIN™ Member since March 2013 and I absolutely love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! I am currently licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba Sentao®, Zumba Gold®, Zumba® Kids & Kids Jr.. Come join me, I guarantee you will have a blast!

Kathy McPherson

CPTO (Chief Physical Therapy Officer)

Kathy has been a physical therapist for 15 years, and has a variety of experience with acute rehab, hippotherapy, ergonomics, and outpatient orthopedics. Kathy moved from the Boston area with her family to North Carolina, and enjoys spending time with her family, playing with their dog, baking, hiking, exercising, swimming, pilates, meditating and going to the beach.

Beth McDonnell


Beth is a registered dietitian with a Master’s degree in nutrition and 25 years of nutrition counseling experience in a variety of clinical and community settings, including both individual and group sessions. She is the owner of Make Better Choices, LLC. Beth was a casual runner – occasional 10k or 5k until she ran her first marathon at age 40. Since then she has run 8 more marathons including Boston twice and New York City one of the same years she ran Boston.

Vanessa Roca

Hello! I’m Vanessa Roca and I’ve been part of the Zumba community since 2013.  Since the first Zumba class I took, I loved the energy, the music and just how AMAZING it was!  I became a licensed Zumba instructor in 2014 and never looked back. Teaching Zumba brightens my week. The big bonus for me is seeing real people enjoying it so much and benefiting in so many different ways.  I am currently licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba Kids & Kids Jr.  Come dance with me, get fit and have FUN!  See you soon!

” If you hit a wall, climb over it, crawl under it, or dance on top of it.”

Barbara Brosnan

NASM CPT, CMO (Chief Motivation Officer)

Hi, my name is Barbara and I became certified as a Wellness & Health Coach and a Personal Trainer because I am passionate about helping others on their wellness journey. We are all at different places in our lives and my mission is to help you find the best path to your own health & fitness goals. I will guide you through your workouts, help you with goal setting, motivation, building support and accountability. I will be your ally!