Archive for category: member spotlight
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03
2019

Meet Becky

Up this month: one of the Solon Catalyst originals. In our first couple of years, we tested the waters in Solon with summer sessions of Kettlebells in the Park before finding more permanent shelter at St. Mary’s and later the community center. In that original group was Becky Bell. We were thr...

31
12
2018

Meet Emy

Full disclosure: I’ve been an Emy Williams fan since I watched her coach the first Solon XC meet I attended years ago (because what’s not to love about a XC coach?!). And later she survived (and even inspired) my hard-to-please middle child as her 3rd grade teacher. That’s enough t...

03
09
2018

Meet Hudson

If you’ve found the motivation to get to early morning Monday classes, you’ve likely had the pleasure of working out with Hudson Ludvigson. His dry sense of humor and quiet commentary help make Mondays survivable, and even enjoyable. As a student of strength, I especially appreciate his...

20
06
2018

Meet Michelle

Michelle Lyons challenges all of our preconceived notions about elementary music teachers. Her stereotypical soft-spoken, lyrical, smooth voice is the perfect cover for the fiercest competitor in the room. We love that she comes to each class willing to try new things, attempt new weights, and accep...

30
04
2018

Meet Craig

Not long after Roze Murphy became a kettlebell aficionado, her arm candy, Craig, gave bells a try. He’s been an institution at Catalyst since day one, taking breaks here and there for surgery and injury rehab (or maybe just a break from the harassment). Few people take (or dish out) more ribbi...