While summer is in full swing, there’s never a better time to rededicate yourself to RISE. Whether it’s for stress relief, the community support or the importance of regular strength training, RISE Instructors and schoolteachers alike are choosing to use their free time at RISE. Year-long RISERs and all-star local teachers, Lori Gapinski, Andrea Monahan and Lindsay Schaffnit find that RISE’s schedule offers enough flexibility to stay committed to fitness throughout the year w
We are so thrilled to be in Phase 5 of RESTORE ILLINOIS - and we are so excited to see many familiar faces returning to RISE. This year has challenged us and changed us and through it all we emerge stronger and better. Thank you for continuing to RISE with us through the hard, the bad, the tough, and everything else - we wouldn't be here without you.
When Meghan Menconi's best friend brought her to her first RISE patio barre class in August 2020, she was immediately hooked on RISE's in-person classes. "The instructors are what keep me coming back," says Meghan. "They call me out when they know I can do more and they are always motivating me to do my best and be my best."
There's no doubt that since becoming a RISER, Meghan has found her love of working out. "When I was going to other gyms or doing other programs I was
In all aspects of life, Matt Litfin feels motivated by testing his ability to do his best. “Working out at Rise forces me to bring my best just to keep up,” says Matt. “It’s basically a room full of high-achievers and that motivates me to try harder.” The RISE Instructors see Matt’s effort to push himself each time he walks into RISE. And this June’s RISER of the Month isn’t afraid to take on a variety of classes to continually change up his workouts for best results. “I feel