Vancouver, WA June 27th, 2019 —

Core Health & Fitness is proud to celebrate Doris Thews as IDEA World’s Instructor of the Year. The IDEA World Fitness Awards recognize those who inspire greatness every day in the field of fitness, and we are delighted that IDEA World has recognized what an outstanding and inspirational woman she is in the fitness space.

Doris’ impressive 35+ year career makes her an expert in the fitness industry. Not only is she an international award-winning fitness educator but she brings over 14 years as CEO of her own fitness company, allowing her to fully master all areas of the fitness industry.

Doris is now Senior Vice President of Group Fitness, Team Training and Innovation for VASA Fitness, is a Senior Master Trainer and Global Mentor for Schwinn Indoor Cycling and is widely known for her motivating and athletic coaching style. In addition to being a Power Music advisory board member, Doris consults for several leading brands on business and program development, and regularly lectures internationally.

“We’ve known about Doris’ world-class skills for years! I’m so glad the rest of the world is finally seeing what we get to enjoy every day,” said Tim Hawkins, Core’s Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We are so honored to have the relationship we do with Doris. Her contributions to our business over the years have had profound impact on what we do and how we do it, now and in the future. This recognition is well deserved, and we couldn’t be prouder to have her on our team.”


About Core Health & Fitness:

Core Health & fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness solutions to health clubs, community recreational centers, hotels, government, education facilities and more. Core markets its products under the iconic brands of Star Trac®, StairMaster®, Nautilus® and Schwinn®. Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, with over 400 employees, Core serves a global customer base. Core maintains sales, engineering and service offices throughout the United States (Vancouver, WA; Lake Forest, CA; Independence, VA) as well as in the United Kingdom (High Wycombe), Germany (Munich), Spain (Barcelona), Poland (Poznan) and Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

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