YOUR SHINE INSTRUCTORS
Sue White, co-creator of Shine Online TV, is a teacher of movement, former professional dancer, 200hr E-RYT, 500hr RYT, YACEP Yoga Teacher, International presenter, Buti® Yoga Master Teacher Trainer and Sleek Technique® Principle Teacher Trainer. She has performed, taught classes, and presented locally and internationally. Most notably, she was honored to present both Buti Yoga and Sleek Technique at the 2018 Rimini Wellness Convention in Rimini, Italy, as well lead Poornima University (Jaipur, India) student body in 2020’s International Yoga Day’s celebration.
Leading a full active lifestyle from a young age, from ski racing, to competitive dance, to horseback show jumping, Sue is no stranger to injury. With injury prevention in mind, a major focus of her classes is safety and how to progressively move the body through a complete warm up to avoid injury from the get go. Sue is a perpetual mover, has a passion for connection, and loves bringing the euphoric feeling of yoga and dance to everyone!
Sue is a true Canadian/Californian and currently lives in British Columbia, Canada
Erica O’Callaghan, co-creator of Shine Online TV, is a teacher of movement and a former athlete. She is a 500Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, a 200HR E-RYT, YACEP, Buti Yoga Master Teacher Trainer, Can-Fit Pro Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer and is TRX Certified.
Erica loved being active from a young age and began with running, any place and anywhere. She traveled across Western Canada for track and field and was apart of team sports including 10 years of Softball, Volleyball and Basketball. Growing up in a small community and on a ranch, her love for horses led her to competing as a barrel racer in the sport of rodeo for 20 years. Erica is no stranger to competition and working together as a team. What it takes to commit to anything is one part motivation and all parts incorporating what you do as a lifestyle. With a Business degree majoring in Marketing in hand, Erica decided to reroute her career back to fitness in 2010. Movement has always beenis mind, body and soul and she's excited to share all that she has learned and continue to grow with you.
Erica lives in Alberta, Canada
Kevin Wathey is the founder of Synchronicity, an international retreat leader, consultant, entrepreneur, and sought after business coach for health and wellness professionals. Synchronicity is a company with the intention and mission to empower others to achieve their true potential through their trainings, retreats, and events that span the globe.
After suffering the devastating loss of his mother early in his life, a spontaneous trip to Bali, Indonesia, led him to discover the profound impact a daily yoga and mindfulness practice has on your mental health.
Having experienced this first hand, he deeply understands the essential role health and wellness professionals play in the lives of others, and their ability to affect real change in the world.
It is his unwavering goal to transform the lives and businesses of his clients so they can do the same for others, and this is what allows him to live a life his mother would be proud of.
Kevin lives in Arizona, USA with his dog Lokah.
MARY CATHERINE SHURETT
Mary Catherine teaches sensuality as the portal to the feminine and tapping into our bodies through breath and the senses as life-changing work. This can be accessed through physical asana, freeform movement, our senses, vocal toning, and self-love practices.
With 10 plus years teaching in the fitness, yoga and dance space, one of MC’s greatest gifts is creating a sensual and nurturing space for women to fully relax, get energy moving and feel confident.
She actively works with women as an embodiment and nutrition coach. She’s known for her unique energy which has been described as sensual, authentic and deeply empowering. In her presence you feel at home within yourself, connected and at ease and you leave with a completely restored sense of confidence as if you plugged into a magic socket of energy! Which you did: YOU!
She’s also an author! Her first book, ‘Home’, explores the journey home to oneself after co-dependency and addiction to love-drugs. “Home” is a moving collection of poetry and prose for anyone seeking to see themselves more clearly and love themselves more fully.
Mary Catherine lives in Southern California, USA
Diana is a dancer and choreographer with over 20 years of experience. She has participated in several TV shows and Musical Theatre in Peru, as a dancer and choreographer. Her dance styles are jazz, street jazz and urban rhythms.
She was Artistic Director and member of the D1 Dance Company, one of the best dance companies in Peru. She has performed in many Latin American countries as well as the United States.
Diana currently lives in San Diego, where she created Divas Dance Company.
Divas Dance Company is a movement to promote and empower women in all areas of their lives through the use of creative and powerful dance. Their mission is to become a movement recognized not only for its quality of performances but also for their social responsibility. Conscious of the potential the women have to empower their communities, Divas Dance Company is looking to partner with organizations supporting women from all backgrounds.
Diana lives in Southern California, USA
Karl is a coach and trainer based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Coming from an athletic background, Karl overcame a number of sports-related injuries at a young age, leading to his interest in joint health. With over 500 hours of yoga training along with FRC (functional range conditioning) and kinstretch certifications, Karl’s goal as a fitness professional is to improve quality of life through quality movement. He hopes to accomplish this by putting a heavy focus on breath, anatomy and alignment.
Each class in this maximum mobility series is an all-around flow infused with functional movement and mobility work. Like oil for your hinges, this series is designed to help you move through life more freely and efficiently. Every class starts with basic ROM (range of motion) drills called CARs (controlled articular rotations), which are great for assessing the current range of motion your joints have available. After exploring our joints full range we get into more dynamic movement patterns with a focus on moving with control. Expect a laid back teaching style that aims to inspire practitioners to learn or feel something new in each class.
Karl lives in Arizona, USA
Ferly was born in São Paulo, Brazil, where she began dancing at her mother’s academy. She moved to the United States at age 12 to study at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C., becoming one of the first Brazilians to study there. She later studied at the Southern Ballet Theatre in Orlando, FL, under the direction of Fernando Bujones. In 2001, Debbie Allen invited her to join her academy in Los Angeles, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. There she had the privilege of being trained by Master Teachers in several dance disciplines.
As a professional dancer, Ferly has had the privilege to work with world-renowned artists and companies. She has toured the world with artists like Beyoncé, Tina Turner, and Cher.
She has performed in several Awards shows such as the American Music Awards, the Billboard Awards, the Latin Billboard Awards, the VMAs, and ACMAs. She has appeared in several music videos for artists like Beyoncé, J-Lo, Britney Spears’ Justin Timberlake’s Chayanne, Trisha Paytas, and Meital Dohan.
Television and Film credits include The Morning Show, American Horror Story, GLOW, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Talk, GLEE, The Masked Singer, Two and a Half Men, Bunheads, VEGAS, Behind the Candelabra with Matt Damon and Michael Douglas.
Ferly’s choreography graced many sets and stages including Mariah Carey’s Las Vegas residency, Katy Perry’s Rock in Rio performance, Chayanne’s Torero performance on his No Hay Imposibles Tour, Goldeneye Flamenco performance on TINA: LIVE!, Sarah Raba’s video Turn Me Up, I Love the 90s Las Vegas Residency, Marilyn! The New Musical, Get High in Heels Commercial, Emilio Adani Commercial.
TRACY FRIMPONG (video library classes coming soon)
Tracy is a teacher of movement and a former athlete. She is a 200 hour vinyasa certified Yoga Teacher & Buti Yoga Certified, who is constantly looking for ways to expand her knowledge. She started practicing yoga in 2015, as a former college basketball player, she was looking for another hobby to consume her time. She graduated in 2017 with a Business degree with a minor in Kinesiology and Child Psychology. She works full time running a Kids Recreation company and works part time as a kids and adult yoga teacher. Working in the kids sector has cultivated Tracy’s playful & approach to life, and has kept movement at the forefront of her life. Her ancestral roots date back to West Africa, so she loves to incorporate her tribal roots into her movements.
Tracy lives in Alberta, Canada.