BDY Cycle 45

This class is taught by:

Rich Mailloux

Rich Mailloux began practicing yoga in 2010 with his wife, Katrina. He immediately saw changes in his overall fitness, becoming stronger, faster and more flexible. Although a busy physician, he became hooked and embarked upon the yoga teacher training program. Rich currently teaches students at the MU Recreation Center and at BDY, and he embraces an approach which appeals to those who consider themselves “inflexible” in both mind and body. Rich is the Co-Director of the Brown Dog Yoga RYT-200 hour Teacher Training Program. Whether your an avid fitness enthusiast, or want to embrace a different approach to wellness, Rich has your prescription.

Makenzie Callicoat

Makenzie is a student at Marshall University who has always had a passion for healthy living.  As an instructor for Tailwind, she focuses on bringing a fresh and fun twist to her classes, while ensuring her students feel a sense of accomplishment after their workout.  She believes in leading others to find their inner strength, and encourages them to push beyond their limits with love and compassion.  Makenzie's love for exercise was amplified when she found Brown Dog Yoga during her Senior year of high school. She completed the Brown Dog Yoga Teacher Training Program in 2017 and hopes to inspire others to achieve their dreams and goals.

Melissa Lane

Melissa is a Barboursville, WV native and a Certified Cycling instructor. She graduated from Marshall University with her BBA in 1998 and an MBA in 2001. She became a fitness enthusiast shortly after graduation, whether hiking around the hills where she grew up, running outside or spending time in the gym. She actively enjoyed running 5k races and completed 3 half marathons. When an ankle injury in 2016 kept her from running, a friend suggested she try Brown Dog and she’s been here ever since. Her favorite class is Cycling combined with anything - whether it’s fusion, barre, or yoga. She’s very excited to share her love of cycling with her students and show them what a fun and rewarding experience it can be!

Tomi Weber

Tomi Weber is a 1979 graduate from Marshall University and is a partner in the Huntington accounting firm of Hess, Stewart & Campbell. She has been an avid fitness fanatic for over 40 years. She is an avid tennis player and runner.  She fell in love with indoor cycling as a complement to her current fitness regimen, and loves that anyone (all ages, shapes and sizes) can participate.  She's been married to Phil for 35 years and has two children, Matt and Catherine.  

Ray Frye

Ray is a dedicated dad of twin girls, a healthcare executive, and on of Tailwind’s charter instructors. Ray takes a personal approach to cycling citing a quote from Maya Angelou as an influence when constructing his rides, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel.” Ray encourages riders to make each class their own and focus on the needs of their mind, spirit and body as they cycle through the opportunities and challenges of everyday life. Ray enjoys an active lifestyle as an avid runner, yogi, and cyclist. A resident of Proctorville, Ohio with a successful career as an executive at Lab Corp, Ray believes in the importance of building a strong community that begins with the health and strength of the individual. His goal is for each cyclist to leave class feeling inspired and accomplished.

Ashton Akers

Ashton Akers is from Chesapeake, Ohio and fell in love with BDY Cycling in 2016. She is currently studying health science at MCTC. Ashton loves working out and spending time with her daughter Miya and her boyfriend Kevin. She believes that in addition to a good sweat that laughter is the best medicine. Prepare to sweat and have fun with Ashton!

Kai Blankenship

Kai grew up traveling the world training to be a professional ballerina. After multiple foot injuries, she stopped dancing, went on to graduate school and moved to LA and began working in the fitness industry.  This is where she fell in love with cycling and barre. Kai recently moved back home to Ashland from Lexington where she taught cycling, barre, & strength training. She is currently pursuing a Physical Therapy Assistant degree. She loves helping people become stronger and healthier so BDY is the perfect fit!


Danielle Bowen

Danielle is a Huntington, WV native who grew up in Wheeling. She returned to Huntington in 2010 to pursue a Master’s Degree in School Counseling at Marshall. She began practicing yoga in college, but it wasn't until grad school that she fell in love with it as she developed a regular practice to supplement marathon training. She enjoys spending time with her husband, stepson and their ever growing pet family. She became an RYT-200 certified teacher at Brown Dog Yoga in 2017. Her goal is help students realize their potential and promote self- awareness and empowerment through yoga.

Tiffany Barbera

Tiffany is a Barboursville, WV native who grew up playing sports and spending her time outdoors. After graduating from WVU she moved to Washington, DC as a consultant and developed an interest in taking cycle and full body workout classes. After 7 years in DC she moved back to Huntington where she met her husband and started a family. Not long after she joined the Brown Dog Yoga family as she looked to improve her post-partum body and her sense of well being. As she witnessed her body transformation she became more and more interested in the science behind the exercises and turned her interest to teaching. Tiffany’s goal is to give students the most bang for their buck and teach quality over quantity.
This 45-minute cycling class combines high-energy music with a dynamic workout that will energize your mind, body and spirit. In this class, you will find not only high-intensity cardio but you will experience upper body strength training and ride-to-the-rhythm choreography. Set your intention, unleash your inner power and ride, climb, sprint through the journey ahead.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Dec 16 9:00 am - 9:45 am with Rich Mailloux
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Sun Dec 16 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm with Makenzie Callicoat
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Mon Dec 17 6:00 am - 6:45 am with Melissa Lane
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Mon Dec 17 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm with Tomi Weber
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Mon Dec 17 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm with Ray Frye
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Mon Dec 17 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm with Ashton Akers
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Tue Dec 18 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm with Makenzie Callicoat
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Tue Dec 18 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with Ashton Akers
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Wed Dec 19 6:00 am - 6:45 am with Melissa Lane
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Wed Dec 19 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm with Tomi Weber
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Wed Dec 19 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm with Kai Blankenship
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington
  • Wed Dec 19 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm with Danielle Bowen
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Thu Dec 20 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm with Tiffany Barbera
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Barboursville
  • Fri Dec 21 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm with Ashton Akers
    at Brown Dog Yoga - Huntington