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    Campus Recreation and Wellness 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.

    New Annoucements

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    We are very excited to announce our newest program to the Campus Recreation Department called CampusWell. CampusWell is a health and wellness initiative for, universities, colleges and high schools located in the US and Canada. CampusWell's mission is to assist in spreading the word of the eight dimensions of wellness and wellbeing. It shares the importance of student's wellbeing which can have a positive impact on their academic performance.

    You will find amazing articles that are researched and reviewed by experts in the field such as; recipes, cooking and fitness videos, health and wellness tips and more! View CampusWell by tapping or scanning the QR Code below:

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

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    All Fitness Training Sessions Begin On Tuesday; January 16th
    You can begin to register on Monday; January 8th!

    “Empowering individuals to acheive their fitness goals through personalized training programs, fostering a commitment to health, strength, and holistic well-being!”

    Start the new years on the right path and begin your fitness journey in 2024 with our customized training program that will embrace and enhance the best version of yourself! You will learn how to properly weight train and develop a healthy lifestyle that will increase your energy, stamina, strength, mobility and train in a safe manner. You will also receive a customized workout plan and a complimentary body composition assessment if you sign-up in the month of January!

    • Customized workout plans to help achieve your fitness goals.

    • Dietary guidance and advice.

    • Physical and motivational guidance at every step.

    • Prevent injury while training.

    Fitness Training Rates
    (See prices below)

    Student Rates:

    1 Session: $25

    3 Sessions: $70

    5 Sessions: $110

    10 Sesssions: $200

    Faculty, Staff, Retirees, and Alumni Rates:

    1 Session: $35

    3 Sessions: $100

    5 Sessions: $150

    10 Sessions: $280

    In order to enroll and sign up for a Fitness Training session(s), please come to the Campus Recreation Department Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. and see Debbie Pina beginning Monday; January 8th! All training sessions must be paid in advance in order to reserve your spot! You can also schedule an appointment with Debbie Pina by either emailing her at dpina@hawaii.edu or (808) 932-7611 and make your payment and reserve your 1st appointment with the Fitness Trainer.

    Disclaimer: Cancellations of all Fitness Training appointments must be made within 24hrs. A refund will not be issued if cancellations are not made within 24hrs. before your schedule appointment!

    Dylan

    Fitness Trainer Biography

    My name is Dylan Antonio-Aguinaldo. I’m currently a third year student studying Kinesiology and Exercise Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Being a KES major, I aspire to acquire my CPT and CSCS certifications and become a strength and conditioning coach as well as a Personal Trainer. During my free time I enjoy working out and Powerlifting to be specific. I’m also a competitive Powerlifter in the United States of America Powerlifting Federation (USAPL). I am excited to spread my fitness knowledge and help others achieve their fitness and personal health goals.

    To enroll or sign-up for a Fitness Training session, please visit the Campus Recreation Department office Monday thru Friday from 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m. and see Debbie Pina. All payment for the sessions needs to be made in advance!

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    Fitness classes

    Fitness Classes and Description for Spring 2024 (Begins on Monday; Jan. 16th - May 3rd)

    Zumba Fitness
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays
    11:30 AM - 12:30PM
    Fridays
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Ditch the workout and come join the party! Zumba fitness is a great cardiovascular endurance exercise based on the Latin American dance rhythms which combines low-intensity and high-intensity dance moves based on cumbia, reggaeton, salsa, merengue, hip hop rhythms. Please meet inside aerobics room 2 and it's recommended to bring your towel and water bottle :-)

    Core and Flex
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 1
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    6:00 PM - 7:00PM

    This class is 45 minutes in duration and it will help to strengthen your muscles in your core, lower back, hips and pelvic region. You will work your core muscles through a variety of specific exercises which will help to improve stability, balance, and support your everyday activities. It will include a 15 minutes stretching that will help you to improve your flexibility and mobility!

    Power Half and Hour (Spin)
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Tuesday and Thursdays
    6:45 AM - 7:15 AM

    This class is for anyone who is looking for an amazing cardiovascular endurance workout while riding on a stationary bike with all of the comforts of being indoors. You will learn proper cadence, pace and resistance while improving your overall strength and stamina. Come and journey through the shorelines and through a variety of hills, flats, sprints and interval training workout!

    Ride and Renew (Spin)
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Monday and Wednesdays
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    This class is an "indoor cycling" which focuses on endurance, strength, intervals and high intensity cardiovascular endurance training using our world-class Keizer stationary bike. It also includes a mixture of fast sprints, hill climbs, interval and strength training exercises that will sure to give you a great workout! You will also be guided and pedal along a stationary bike along with the instructors.

    Fit Boxing
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Tuesday and Thursdays
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    This class will consist of a total body workout where you will learn how to properly punch and kick using your own body. It will also focus on a high level of cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, and also challenge your reflexes. We will provide the upper and lower body punching pads. Please bring your own boxing gloves to class!

    Yoga Fusion
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Mondays
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Yoga fusion is a dynamic blend of traditional yoga postures with other fitness disciplines such as pilates and calisthenics. Each class will use a variety of low impact exercises to target specific areas of the body such as glutes, abs, arms, and legs, while bringing focus and awareness to the breath and the mind-body connection. Benefits of this class include increased flexibility, strength, balance, relaxation, and clarity.

    Morning Yoga Flow
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 1
    Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Come to an energizing yoga class drawing from Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa styles. Get the blood pumping with this fast paced asana-focused class before diving into Wim Hof Breathing to create focus and ease in the mind.

    Yoga Flow
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 1
    Monday, Wednesday, Fridays
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Come to a relaxing and energizing yoga class drawing from Hatha and Vinyasa styles. Focus on developing functional flexibility and strength. Clear the mind by connecting to the breath and encouraging a natural mood boost.

    Yoga and Meditation
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 1
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Looking for a way to wind down and relax after a long day, this is the class for you! This class is a great way to calm down and take a well deserved break from the everyday "stresses" of life. You will be guided through some yoga exercises, following a relaxing meditation practice. The yoga mats, blocks and straps will provided to you! It's recommended to bring a towel and water bottle :-)

    Total Body Conditioning
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 1
    Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This class is designed to incorporate a blend of functional movements, cardiovascular exercises and strength training. You will also be using your own body weight and some plyometric exercises. You will also learn how to use a variety of exercise equipment such as free weights, resistance bands, medicine balls, kettlebells. This is a total body workout which will get your body moving and heart-pumping!

    Jujitsu
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Tuesday and Thursdays
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    In this class you will learn the art of self-defense emphasizing on technique, strategy, and mental toughness. You will also build stamina, strength, and improve your overall functional fitness level through the art of skills and technique. As you step onto the mat you will immediately begin to feel the energy of community and learn some martial arts skills.

    Strong Nation
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Every First and Third Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    With Strong By Zumba, you'll exert yourself through an HIIT-style workout using just your bodyweight. You'll work out hip-hop style tunes in this one-hour session, doing everything from standard lunges and squats to burpees, shuffles, kicks, punches, push-ups, and all kinds of core-sculpting routines.

    This Class is offered every first and third Tuesday in Aerobics Room 2

    Buti Yoga
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Mondays and Fridays
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Buti is an Indian Marathi word that translates to "a cure that has been hidden or kept secret". This style of yoga utilizes tribal movement and dynamic asana to allow the practitioner to break down walls that limit self-love and human connection. The Buti spiral structure technique and elements of shaking help to release stored trauma and promote internal healing. The instructor will guide you through movements that are intuitive and driven by music. Bring your mat, water, open mind and open heart.

    Spin
    Offered in-person
    Please meet in aerobics room 2
    Wednesdays
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Welcome to a different style of indoor cycling! With the music as the driver, this class blends traditional and rhythm methods, giving you a cardio workout that feels more like a dance party than a traditional workout. Bring shoes, water, a sweat towel, and an open mind.

    Sign up for classes

    Please note: All participants must sign up for the class online with waiver 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: vyamaki@hawaii.edu

    Lifestyles and Body Composition Workshop - (Spring 2024)

    Come and join us for a complimentary Body Composition analysis and lifestyles and fitness workshop with Dr. Ozan Atalağ and Valerie Yamaki . Receive an analysis of your current body fat and BMI as well as learn some new health and fitness tips that can help improve your overall health goals! Please meet in the Campus Recreation and Wellness office - conference room.

    Wednesday, January 31, 2024
    from Noon-1PM

    Wednesday, February 21, 2024
    from Noon-1PM

    Wednesday, March 27, 2024
    from Noon-1PM

    Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    from Noon-1PM

    Valerie Yamaki is our Fitness Coordinator for Campus Recreation and Wellness .

    Valerie Yamaki

    Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness; Lecturer, Kinesiology & Exercise Sciences

    (808) 932-7748

    vyamaki@hawaii.edu

    Student Life Center, room 124

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