Carol Orrill

Group Fitness Instructor

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B. A. Political Science, University of Arizona
M. A. Bilingual Education and Teaching Spanish, Northern Arizona University
Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Carol grew up in Flagstaff and then attended UofA. She lived a year in Spain, fulfilling her dream to study & travel abroad plus become proficient in Spanish. Carol has taught Group Fitness classes since 1980 and trained Group Fitness instructors in Arizona, Texas & Mexico, and was hired at FAC in 1986. She taught Spanish for 25 years at the University, High School and Middle School levels. Carol is certified in Primary and Advanced Pilates, Silver Sneakers and Yoga 200 hour YTT.

Her passion for fitness, music and dance has inspired her to evolve with the fitness industry, allowing her to provide motivational, state of the art classes that are safe and effective. Carol is Co-Creator of Move ‘n Groove, a popular low impact dance aerobics class at FAC.

When Carol is not teaching, you’ll find her with her husband, Bob, who is retired from Flagstaff Fire, or hiking with their Golden Retriever. Other passions include speaking Spanish, enjoying Latin & Country music, traveling, gardening and being with family….especially grandkids.