Dustin Ripkens

Be who you are not who the world wants you to be.

Dustin is a professional dancer & fitness instructor and a Los Angeles local who is dedicated to cultivating a safe, accessible and motivating environment where people from all walks of life feel empowered to reach their highest level of sustainable fitness.

Fitness and dance have always gone hand in hand for Dustin. At the age of 16 he started teaching step aerobics, bootcamp fitness classes, and jazz funk dance classes. After successfully finishing a three-year full time dance degree in London at Performers College in 2012, Dustin moved to Los Angeles. Over the years, Dustin toured the world as a dancer and worked with artists such as TakeThat, BlackEyedPeas and ShaunT. You can also find him as a proud member of Beachbody’s groundbreaking workout program ‘Morning Meltdown 100’.

After 16 years in the fitness industry teaching classes from trampoline, dance cardio, barre, HIIT, bootcamp, aerobics, step aerobics and many more, Dustin is excited to be a part of the bellicon family. With his vast background in fitness and also dance, Dustin brings a unique & creative style of teaching to his bellicon class. His number one priority is to motivate you to push your own fitness limits in a safe manner while making sure you are having the most fun! At the end of Dustin’s class you will feel accomplished, empowered and ready to tackle life.