Management Team

The Classtivity team is as diverse as the classes we offer. We have a shared vision of reinventing the gym by making fitness classes accessible and working out more engaging.
  • Payal Kadakia

    Payal Kadakia

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Payal’s background is a unique balance of business and the arts. She began her professional career as a consultant at Bain & Company and then worked in Digital Strategy and Business Development at Warner Music Group. She’s also a passionate dancer, with a dance career that spans 25 years. In 2009, she founded The Sa Dance Company, a contemporary Indian dance group that has enjoyed sold out performances, celebrity endorsements, and positive reviews in The New York Times, MTV, and prominent South Asian publications. Payal holds a degree in Operations Research and Economics from MIT.

  • Sanjiv Sanghavi

    Mary Biggins

    CMO & Co-Founder

    Mary has nearly 10 years of marketing, product, and sales experience. She has a unique blend of experience creating marketing strategies for both big brands and micro businesses. She’s built marketing campaigns for big brands like the National Football League, Major League Baseball, and Disney. She’s also helped nearly a million small businesses grow as the manager of Vistaprint’s Canadian site, which is valuable to all of the fitness studios (also micro businesses!) that she works with at Classtivity. Mary holds a BA from Colby College.

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