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Vanessa Riviera

Zumba

Vanessa believes that we need to keep active for as long as we can and likes to try different things.  In 2009, she tried Zumba with a friend and had a blast. Vanessa is now an instructor, certified in Zumba (2015) and Toning (2017). Dance, have fun and exercise to Zumba oldies with Vanessa on …

Lisa Dixon

Afro-Brazilian Samba, Cardio Carnivale

Lisa is a student and teacher of dance and exercise for over twenty years. Focused on cultural dances of Africa and the African diaspora in the Americas, Lisa learned from master teachers of West Africa, Congo, Cuba, Brazil and the US. In recent years, adding Eastern belly dance to bring another dimension to dance, core …

Beks Akiona

Rebecca “Beks” Akiona

Zumba

Rebecca, also known as Beks is a mother of 3 and wife to 1 😆. She is an educator and loves to dance! She keeps Jesus at the center of her life in hopes to reflect His light though her life. Beks loves working out and getting others to workout, too! What better way to do this than dancing?!  …

Marcia L. Timboy

Step Classes

Marcia L. Timboy is a Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Instructor with over thirty years of experience in the Health & Fitness industry. Her specialties are Pilates Mat, Yoga, Cardio & Strength Boot Camp classes. Marcia has been the Physical Activity Educator for the University of Hawai`i, CTAHR’s Nutrition Education for Wellness Project, Healthy Lifestyles …

Yolanda YMCA Zumba Instructor

Yolanda Tansley

Silver Sneakers, Tabata Boom!

Aloha, YMCA family I’m Yolanda Tansley. I teach Silver Sneakers, Senior Circuit, Cardio-kickboxing and hopefully soon more classes. I like to spend time with my husband, my two young adult children, and my dogs. I have been in the fitness industry for a little over 10 years and I love helping people feel better through …

Vivian YMCA fitness instructor

Vivian Stein

Tai Chi

Vivian is a Tai Chi descendent and Tai Chi culture researcher. Her classes consist of gentle movements that can promote well-being, energy, strength and balance. You will learn standing meditation, Tai Chi basic movements, and traditional Tai Chi form. Join Vivian at the YMCA!

Maxine

Maxine Barrere

Zumba

Meet Maxine Barrere! Maxine is a wife and mother of 2 energetic boys! Zumba has always been her “zin”, a place where she can just let loose. Max hopes to see you at her classes, she promises to bring a sweat to your workouts!

Maryline Kettavong

Maryline Kettavong

Zumba

Maryline is a licensed Zumba Fitness Instructor. She has been certified since 2016 in Zumba, Zumba Gold, Toning and Strong Nation. Growing up in France, she started at the age of 9 with Ballet and continued her journey with Jazz and Contemporary in her teens years. She loves sharing her passion for dance “There is …

Harreit Rocha

Harriet Rocha

Gold Toning, Zumba Gold Chair/Toning, Senior Fitness Specialist

Zumba Gold Toning, Zumba Gold Chair/Toning, Senior Fitness Specialist. Certified instructor of 11 years. Harriet loves teaching and loves her students!

Cheryl Sarme

Cheryl DeMello

Zumba

Cheryl is a working mom with 4 incredible sons, She is a grandma of a little boy that she adores! Her dream was always to become a Zumba Instructor. Cheryl’s hard work, dedication and Faith got her to fulfill her dream. She feels truly blessed to be an instructor at the YMCA. Her motto “no …