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Meet the Owner

Lynette Johnson

Lynette Johnson is an eastern North Carolina native, with over forty years of teaching experience in fitness and dance. Prior to opening The View, Lynette was fortunate to have the opportunity to teach fitness and dance in several prestigious fitness and dance studios in NYC, including Broadway Dance Center, Broadway Dance Center for Children and Teens and Yogaworks. When the pandemic hit the NYC area so hard, Lynette moved to her second home in Morehead City and continued to teach from her home via Zoom, Vimeo  and Instagram live. After living in Morehead City for 18 months, Lynette leased a forever dream space on the waterfront in Morehead and opened The View at Sugarloaf; a lifelong dream of having her own fitness and dance studio come true.


Her resume includes teaching ballet at East Carolina University, where she also was the choreographer and coach of the ECU Dance Team for ten years and a performer for many ECU Summer Theatre Productions for over two decades. Lynette was also the Director of Dance at Arendell Parrott Academy in Kinston, NC for over 12 years, where she also choreographed many musicals. Lynette was a teacher/choreographer and professional performer for The NC Academy of Dance Arts and Dance Arts Theatre, in Greenville, NC.  And in NYC, she was a teacher for Broadway Dance Center Children & Teens, Broadway Dance Center, YogaWorks, NYC and BDC Fit, where she was a founding teacher.  Fun Fact: While living in NYC, Lynette also had the opportunity to choreograph a prom scene for Stranger Things in Atlanta, Georgia. 


Lynette loves being a part of her student’s personal fitness and artistic goals, while cultivating a sense of community.  She is so proud of the growing community at The View and hope it continues to thrive!

500 Yoga RYT

Pilates Mat Certified

Barre Certified

CPR & AED Certified

BFA in Dance

Our Values


We believe that providing excellent instruction with a positive approach, we can help our students believe that All things are possible. 

We foster each student according to his or her ability. 

We want to help our students be the best THEY can be.

We believe in the spirit of togetherness and community.  

With kindness and mutual respect, we aim to achieve mutual trust and respect.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

                                                                                   -Margaret Mead

Meet The Team


Allison Ewell

An eastern NC native, Allison Ewell is grateful for the opportunity to share the benefits of yoga to the fitness community at The View at Sugarloaf. "Yoga is an elegant and powerful way to strengthen the body, quiet the busy mind, improve posture and balance and just be with yourself on the mat." After 12 years of personal yoga practice and training, Allison is a certified yoga instructor. and eager to share her experience and knowledge. With her background in dance and as an elementary teacher, she is a perfect fit for The View. 

Allison and her husband, Gary recently moved to Carteret County from Greensboro. The have two grown sons, Joshua and Scott.


Ashley Bissette

Growing up a multi-sport athlete, Ashley has always found home in fitness. Inspired by the beauty of the human body, Ashley values the physical and mental capabilities of all persons and considers this to be the foundation of her fitness journey. Ashley joined the View at Sugarloaf's community shortly after it opened and from her very first barre class with Lynette, things just "clicked". Since then, Ashley has been an integral part of the View Crew. After realizing her talents with social media creations, she is now our Social Media and Creativity Guru for Community Engagement.

In addition to being The View's biggest fan, Ashley spends her "day-job" helping to bring new medications, devices and vaccines to the market through Clinical Research.

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