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Emporia Group Fitness Blog - September 2015

Wednesday, September 9 2015 3:31 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Feature Instructor of the Month: Javier Gonzalez Javier Gonzalez is the oldest of 7 born to a mixed Mexican- American Family in the small town of Arcadia, Florida.  Although blessed to be born an American citizen, he has spent a lot of his life in his family’s little ranch housed in the mountains of Guanajuato, Mexico learning the true meaning of hard work and appreciation for what the Uni… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - July 2015

Monday, July 13 2015 2:02 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor we are featuring this month: Kara Thomas was born and raised in Olathe, KS.  She went to school at Southwestern Oklahoma State University on a full ride vocal scholarship.  Then in 1995 she came to Emporia to finish her college career in Early Childhood Development, graduating in 1997 from Emporia State University.  She now calls Emporia her home, married Jerid Thomas in … Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:20 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor of the Month: Karen Guzman Karen has been a fitness instructor for 10 years at this facility. She is certified in Step, Zumba, Hip Hop, and Group Power. Professionally Karen works for the state of Kansas a Vocation Rehab Specialist. When not in the gym or working Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, of 10 years, German and cheering on her sons Brandon (15), Diego (7), and Daniel … Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 1:12 PM
Categorized In Emporia
We have two new Instructors to introduce this month: Lisa Moritz:  joined the Emporia Genesis Health Club as a member in May of 2011, first working with personal trainers and later trying various group fitness classes. After being a “Power Groupie” since the fall of 2012, Lisa became a certified Group Power instructor last month.Lisa is originally from Tipton, Kansas and ha… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:09 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor of the Month: Cindy Lore Cindy is a native of Olpe, growing up on a dairy farm, one of nine children.  She attended Olpe schools, and studied at Emporia State University.  She is a member of Sacred Heart Church where she serves on various committees.  She entered the business world, working as Office Manager for DeBauge Bros., the local Coca Cola and Coors distrib… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 12:49 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor of the Month:  Andra Baldwin Andra is a native of Romania and moved to the US in 1999 while pursuing a graduate degree in English Literature. She is passionate about all things fitness and has been actively involved in inspiring others to pursue their health journeys for the past 7 years. Her own journey began when she found herself 30, overweight and unhappy. While searching f… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly - January 2015

Wednesday, January 7 2015 6:25 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our January Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! 16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Sharon Williams for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  They will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake.  Best of all you are on your… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 3:48 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor of the month:  Silvana RuedaMy name is Silvana Rueda I was born in Durago, Mexico.  My husband and I moved to Emporia in 1990. We have two grown sons and two beautiful grandsons. My Lifestyle was very boring and different until I started coming to Walburns and then I hired on with Genesis Health club.  I enjoy teaching here so much I can’t even express my feelin… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 12:26 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! 16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Kelsey Carr and Ryan LaSota for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  They will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake.  Best of … Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - October 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014 2:03 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our October Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! October Zumba Fun Hooray for Pink! –We will be having a Zumbathon on October 12th at 3:00pm!  A $5 suggested donation will be donated to our local Cancer Foundation   The class is 75 minutes - and don't forget to wear pink!&n… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog

Wednesday, September 3 2014 1:15 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our September Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! 16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Pat Howard, Connie Conlin and Thomas Herring  for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  They will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake. … Read Article

Genesis Success Story - Emporia Member, Charlotte C.

Thursday, July 24 2014 3:11 PM
Categorized In Emporia
"I have always done some form of exercise all my adult life but never a gym until my husband, Larry, gave me a club membership and personal training as a gift and who could turn that down!  Shortly after I started I took a variety of fitness classes and began training with Basil.  Over the past 15 months he has had me focus on balance, stability and core exercises.  He said he wanted to work from the insid… Read Article