Rebecca “Beks” Akiona

Beks Akiona

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?! …

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Marcia L. Timboy

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…

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Yolanda Tansley

Yolanda YMCA Zumba Instructor

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…

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Vivian Stein

Vivian YMCA fitness instructor

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!

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Maxine Barrere


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!

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Liz Kaeha

Liz Kahea YMCA Fitness Instructor

Join Liz for Zumba classes!  She will motivate you with good ‘ole fashioned cardio workouts!  No judgement, just good fun and a good workout.  She looks forward to having you in her classes!

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JoYi Rhyss

JoYi - YMCA Zumba instructor

JoYi attended her first Zumba Fitness class on her 40th birthday and felt a mixed plate of feelings: joy of dance, frustration at 70 extra pounds, embarrassment, hope and possibility. A year later and a lot fitter, she knew that teaching would be her way to keep the love alive and her health in check.…

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Harriet Rocha

Harreit Rocha

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

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Cheryl DeMello

Cheryl Sarme

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…

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Charlene Lagrimas

Charlene Lagrimas YMCA fitness

Family, friends, hula, fitness, teaching – these are my passions. They all come together at the YMCA where I have been teaching a variety of classes in the last few years. My students and the staff have become friends and family as we share our love of hula, of fitness, and of the “Y.”

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