Campus Recreation

Imua Fitness Classes

    Imua Fitness

    Campus Recreation Department provides numerous opportunities for patrons to meet their fitness goals. Qualified staff and resources are available for group and personal instruction in a wide variety of classes such as Zumba, Yoga, Boot Camp, Total Body Conditioning and Spin. Non-credit activities are also available to provide educational experiences for a wide variety of interests. The activities offered include Dance, Martial Arts, and Self-Defense. All Imua classes are free to members!

    Valerie Yamaki is our Fitness Coordinator for the Campus Recreation Department. (See bio)

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    Virtual Workout Videos: (In order to view the videos, just copy and paste the links below in your internet explorer):

    Zumba & Toning Class - Volume 1:

    Zumba & Toning Class - Volume 2:

    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Volume 1:

    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Volume 2:

    Seminars and Workshops Information

    For more information, please contact Valerie Yamaki ; Fitness Coordinator (808) 932-7748

    Fitness classes

    Fitness Class Descriptions (Fall 2020 - VIRTUAL FITNESS CLASSES 8/31 - 12/11):

    Virtual Boot Camp:

    Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays - 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
    Are you looking for a total body workout and tired of doing the same routine? Well, this class is for you! This class integrates a variety of different exercises such as burpees, squats, lundges, overhead press, push-ups, etc. push-ups, bosu ball, free weights and kettlebell workout.

    Virtual Vinyasa Flow Yoga:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays -1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
    This class integrates various yoga practices such as Hatha, Iyengar, and Astranga yoga. It will help to strengthen your body while also being able to calm your mind, body and spirit.

    Virtual Zumba®:

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - 6:00p.m.- 7:00p.m.
    Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. You will love this exhilarating hour of caloric-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements combined with core strengthening exercises.

    (Schedule is subject to change at anytime!)


    Upcoming VIRTUAL Fitness Workshops (FALL Semester 2020):

    Avoiding the "Freshman 15" - TBD
    Fad Diets info. Session - TBD
    "Staying in Shape while staying at Home" - TBD

    Please note: All participants must sign the risk and release form located at the weight room desk, before attending any of the above Imua fitness classes. Cancelled classes will be posted outside of the studio.

    Classes are free with membership, so come and try a class!

    For questions, comments and concerns please contact: Valerie Yamaki ; email:

    Ke Alaloa O Kūkini Program

    • Ke Alaloa O Kūkini, roughly translated is "The Long Pathway of the Swift Runner".
    • Complete the distance of the Kūkinis’ path at your UH Hilo Student Life Center and earn a Ke Alaloa O Kūkini t-shirt! Sign-up today in the Weight Room!

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