An international trainer and scholar, Ankin is an LA transplant who grew up all over Europe and first began teaching indoor cycling classes while living in Australia several years ago. After continuing her teaching career in Canada, coinciding with her consulting career, she finally made her way to the west coast where she received her MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. After graduating business school, Ankin spent several years putting in long hours in the corporate world, soon realized that “sitting is the new smoking.”

Completely changing her life, Ankin devoted her efforts strictly to her fitness career. A NASM certified personal trainer, private boxing coach and spin instructor, she is fully dedicated to making people healthy and happy.

Ankin’s classes are extremely challenging, yet accompanied by music you can sing along to, even when out of breath. She will  constantly challenge you in class, but will be your biggest cheerleader when you most need it.