Let us introduce you to our amazing Lead Educator, Donna Black! Alexis knew Donna would make a great addition to the team because of her genuine gentle approach to every person she interacts with. Donna loves growing instructors and students into being the best version of themselves. She does everything she can to help them reach their goals on their terms.

Get to Know Your Lead Educator

Here are some fun things to know about Donna:


Q: What is your occupation other than Chair One Fitness Lead Educator

A: Other than Chair One Fitness Lead Educator; Founder of CTY FITNESS LLC and Chief Director of Instructor and Creative Development


Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Anything that is artistic and allows creative freedom...dancing, cooking, outdoors, and family everything

Q: Name a challenge you faced as an instructor and how you over came it.

A: CHALLENGE: Wanting to meet the expectations of every individual that I have the opportunity to lead in a class.

OVERCOMING: Understanding that I will not realistically be able to satisfy everyone every time. Giving myself grace and continuing to lead with passion and purpose. Those who enjoy my vibe will continue to celebrate health and wellness with me.

Q: Tell us a precious or funny moment you have experience while teaching

A: My fave moments during Chairone Fitness is when my students sing at the top of their lungs. The music just sets a happy vibe and we all get lost in song and movement.

Q: Two Fun Facts about you

A: I am a believer in anything is possible. What you imagine can be brought to fruition.

Q: Your fave way to wear a pop of color

A: My fave way to wear a pop of color is through my shoes. I love vibrant colors and my shoes inspire movement.

Q: Teaching Tip for Instructors 

A: Practice. Practice. Practice.

Q: Whats on your Chair One Fitness playlist

A: Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), Kukere, Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix), Send My Love (To Your New Lover), Alright (Remastered for 2006), You Can't Hurry Love, Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose, I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues (Remastered)