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CCECS offers fitness, conditioning classes

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Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo announces beginner and moderate-level fitness classes with Certified Fitness Trainer PK Soares-Mercado. Each series costs $60 and will be held in the UH Hilo Old Gym. Equipment is required for both classes.

“Lift to Thrive” is a beginners series geared toward older adults or those who are starting on their fitness journey. Classes are on Saturdays, January 30 to April 2, from 9 - 10 a.m.

“Whole Body Conditioning” is moderately-paced and focuses on functional fitness. Classes are on Wednesdays, February 3 to April 6, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Both series include use of light weights and resistance equipment, with a focus on balance, stability, core strength and proper breathing and technique.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 974-7664 or visit

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