Certifiable?  You Better Believe It!  

11 Different Certifications Between us!

Meet the Chix

Susan Sokeland


Owner/Instructor/Manager:  This wife, mom of 5 (4 sons and 1 daughter) and proud Grom of 3 is a real estate association executive by day and fitness instructor by night! She has a B.S. in Business Administration from Ball State University. Specializing in high energy dance and rythmic formats, she has been a fitness instructor for 7 years with Priority Fitness, the Washington County YMCA and Bedford Parks.  Previously licensed in Turbo Kick and U-Jam Fitness, she currently holds licenses and teaches classes in Zumba, Zumba Step, Pound Fitness, WERQ Fitness, and Barre Above, as well as a Group Ex Certification from SCW. Bonus:  American Heart Association CPR/AED certified!  Whether on the dance floor or pounding ripstix, Susan manages the Chix' affairs and the Rockin' Rebels Boutique while still giving you a high cardio workout! With a background in jazz/hip hop, she has served as a former U-Jam ambassador/coach and presented on stage at U-Jam Unity Fest, IU Chaarg events, Fourth Street Live and the Indiana State Fair.  Grab a set of ripstix and join the fun!

Bobbie Arthur-Ames

Owner/Instructor/Financial Manager:  Wife, mom and Mamaw to 3, Bobbie serves as the Executive Director of the Bedford Housing Authority and keeps the Chix organized financially. She has a B.S. in accounting from Oakland City University, so we picked the right Chick for the job! She is currently licensed in Speedball Fitness, having held prior certifications in U-Jam Fitness and Body Pump.  She also currently leads Cardio Chix, a circuit training class and assists in the dance classes!  Bonus:  American Heart Association CPR/AED certified! Formerly an instructor with Mitchell Fitness Center, you can now catch her at Fit Chix on the dance floor or showing you moves with a weighted speed ball. . . . either way you are in a for a workout!  She also has a background in jazz dance classes and has presented on stage at Fourth Street Live, U-Jam Unity Fest and IU CHAARG events.  Get to Fit Chix and work out weekly with Bobbie!

Victoria McDermott Baker

Owner/Instructor/Advertising and Marketing Manager:  Wife and mother of 3 sons, Vicki is certified in WERQ Dance Fitness and  Strong Nation! Vicki also co-created Cardio Chix circuit Class with Bobbie.  She has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan and has plans to start on a Ph.D. (We don't just have street smarts at Fit Chix!)  She is an award winning artist and a full-time Graphic Designer, Photographer and Videographer at NSWC Crane. Vicki represents the Chix well with her original and talented videos, media, artwork and web design. Her hand-painted jackets in the boutique are a hit as well!   Bonus:  American Red Cross First Aid CPR/AED certified!  She has been called the "Energizer Bunny"!  Take her classes in Zumba, WERQ, Cardio Chix and Strong Nation and find out why!  She has subbed for classes at Priority Fitness and presented at the Indiana State Fair.  Check out her energetic moves at weekly classes at Fit Chix!

Amy Cieslik

Owner/Instructor/Customer Service/Fitness Consultant:  Wife and mom to a son, Amy holds a B.S. and Masters in Entomology (study of insects) from the University of Hawaii and is a former employee of Indiana University.  According to her husband, she is now a self proclaimed "gym rat"!   Amy is currently taking classes to become a licensed massage therapist!  She has an extensive background in dance and is certified in the following formats:  Transform with Sean T, Rumble, U-Jam Fitness and Piyo.  She recently earned a Personal Training certification from SCW.  Bonus:  American Red Cross First Aid CPR/AED certified!  She is also an instructor with Healthy Balance Wellness Center and does double duty leading weekly for the Chix and HB.  The Chix count on Amy immensely for her considerable knowledge of fitness and personal training.   Amy has presented on stage at U-Jam Unity Fest and Fourth Street Live.  Artistically talented as well . . . you can buy her handmade jewelry in the boutique.  Check out her energy and that enthusiastic smile weekly at Fit Chix!