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Leavenworth Group Fitness Monthly Blog - June 2015

Monday, June 15 2015 1:55 PM
Categorized InLeavenworth
SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR JUNE It’s summer time, and that means a few tweaks in our Group Fitness schedule are upon us.  Get out your calendars and get ready to take some notes.  A few of our classes are on hiatus, and several have changed format.  Not seeing a class you loved? Try one of our new classes instead!  Starting in June, we will offer Group Blast on Tuesdays…Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - June 2015

Monday, June 15 2015 12:06 PM
Categorized InTopeka
Topeka North- Kristina Saliceti Kristina is a retired military pilot, wife of an active duty military officer, and mother of 4. She began Pilates in 2000 after a back injury and studied the discipline for 2 years before becoming a certified Pilates Instructor Basic and Advanced in 2003. She then earned her certification as a Cycle Instructor in 2006 and also holds certifications in Group Exercise, C…Read Article

My Fitness Journey Part 2

Tuesday, June 9 2015 5:50 PM
Categorized InTestimonials
After a while, I decided that I can no longer make healthy choices on my own and I needed help!  I need to be told what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat, and nothing else.  If you let me have the freedom to choose what’s good for me and what’s not, that is a sure fire way for me to fail.  Also, I need to know what I can and can’t eat at social events.  With all this in m…Read Article

Genesis Overland Park's Newest Trainer - Briana Brewer

Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:12 AM
Categorized InPersonal Training
Genesis Overland Park's Personal Trainer, Briana Brewer, grew up in a Concordia, Kansas.  She first found a passion for fitness as a dancer. She took dance for 19 years, which included: jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, and modern.  To this day she pursues her passion in dance by enjoying Zumba and Hip Hop classes from time to time. With her dancing background, it was easy for…Read Article

My Fitness Journey

Tuesday, May 26 2015 2:48 PM
Categorized InTestimonials
      My name is Katlyn Hartford and I’m excited to be at Genesis as their new Marketing Assistant!  At 25 years old, I’ve always been an active girl.  I danced for 15 years, competitively for 9, and swam for 13 years including three years on the Blue Springs South High School team.  I went to Missouri State University and graduated with a BS in Marketing.  I have five …Read Article

It's Never Too Late to Learn This Sport of a Lifetime

Tuesday, May 19 2015 5:43 PM
Categorized InTennis
Are you looking to get into tennis but don’t know a thing about it?  Don’t worry you are not alone!  Genesis has Tennis Courts at our Rock Road, Topeka Southwest, Overland Park, West Central and St. Joseph locations.  Genesis’ Tennis Professionals are highly talented and qualified to help you in your journey to learn.  Tennis can look like a complicated…Read Article

Genesis Weight Loss Story - Rosemary Dorsey

Thursday, May 14 2015 5:12 PM
Categorized InSt. Joseph
Rosemary experienced some life changing health issues that scared the life back into her.  “I felt like I was living on borrowed time and desperately needed to make some major changes with having well over 100lbs to lose.” says Rosemary.  She started her long journey by eating healthier.  She changed her mind set and got control of her relationship with food.  Althoug…Read Article

Leavenworth Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Friday, May 8 2015 3:26 PM
Categorized InLeavenworth
April was a great month for Group Fitness!  All of our MOSSA classes launched their new releases, and members are loving these challenging, energy-packed programs. Want to learn more? Check out Group Blast, Group Kick, Group Power, and Group Ride.Did you know that we offer more than 90 group fitness classes every week? From Yoga Basics to Power Splash, from Fit Life to Step Interval, fr…Read Article

Genesis Weight Loss Story - Amanda Jeane

Friday, May 8 2015 1:37 PM
Categorized InSpringfield
Amanda was living an active life, but she was static.  She was stuck in a pattern and wasn’t seeing results. Her moment of truth though, was looking at picture one day and deciding that the way she looked was unacceptable and she needed to make some huge changes.  She was overweight, overwhelmed, and terrified.   Amanda’s transformation happened over the course of thre…Read Article

Springfield Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Friday, May 8 2015 12:13 PM
Categorized InSpringfield
LES MILLS Launches are a hit!On April 18, Genesis Springfield held their annual Survivor Launch.  Participants could come to any of the 30-minute classes over the 3.5 hours and see the newest releases for all the programs.  Those who did 5 of the 6 classes offered at each club earned a Survivor T-Shirt.  We had a great turnout with 24+ T-shirt earners at each club. The South …Read Article

Rock Road Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:27 PM
Categorized InRock Road
Cover Girl Bethany Check out our own Bethany Tenpenny, instructor and personal trainer, gracing the cover of Splurge this month! We think she’s the very picture of health and athleticism, and we know you’ll agree once you take her highly-motivating classes. Monday, 5:45 p.m. Blast Tuesday, 9 a.m. Blast Wednesday, 9 a.m. Power & 10 a.m. Core30 Friday, 9 a.m. Power Memori…Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:20 PM
Categorized InEmporia
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

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:18 PM
Categorized InWest Central
With a new month, Group Fitness brings us three new instructors!!!   Cherisse Taylor, Leah Haden and Jacqui Patten are all recent trainees from Group Ride training.  They will be teaching Ride classes at WC on a regular basis. Beginning Monday, May 4th, you can join Leah for our 5:45pm Group Ride class. Wednesdays at 5:45pm you can join Cherisse or Beth Shonka for Group Ride…Read Article

McPherson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:14 PM
Categorized InMcPherson
Hello McPherson! Below is our May Group Fitness News. Be sure to Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on everything happening around the club! MEET ONE OF OUR INSTRUCTORSKayla Sides has been with Genesis McPherson since we opened in Nov. ’13. She recently just had her first baby. I have always been active in one way or another, whether playing sports, cheerleading, dancing, or runni…Read Article

Hutchinson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:07 PM
Categorized InHutchinson
Genesis Hutchinson! Happy Spring! Nice weather is here,  but we still have Group Fitness Classes, please check our Group Fitness schedule. Or pick up a copy at the Front Desk. And we keep the classes updated on the  Group Fitness Schedule white board up front. Let me know if I can help you any way, Becky HolcombGroup Fitness Coordinatorbholcomb@genesishealthclubs.com R.I.P.P.E.D i…Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - May 2015

Tuesday, May 5 2015 10:18 AM
Categorized InTopeka
Genesis wants to give a big welcome to Kristina Saliceti!  She is Topeka North’s new Pilates Instructor. Classes start May 5th Tuesday and Thursdays at 7:30pm.  Check out her class!Genesis also welcomes Anita Austin to Topeka North.  As their new Zumba Instructor, Anita brings tons of spunk and energy to Zumba!  She will get you sweating as soon as you step on the floor. …Read Article

Genesis Weight Loss Story - Tonya Evans

Friday, April 24 2015 11:19 AM
Categorized InLawrence
Before joining Genesis Health Clubs, Tonya was unhealthy, had type II diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and weighed 480 pounds. She is a single mom and wanted to set a better example for her 3 kids. “I was in a lot of pain and I wasn’t living the life I wanted, said Tonya.” She wanted to be healthier and live a healthier lifestyle. She was ready for a change, so in August 2011 she joi…Read Article

Casting Call Winner - Danielle Petty

Wednesday, April 22 2015 3:14 PM
Categorized InIce Center
“Several years ago I was definitely leading a very unhealthy life style and finally decided it was time to change.   I was always tired and just unhappy.  I had made a conscious decision to get healthy and started by running in my first 5ks and developing a daily gym routine.  I saw amazing changes and was very happy with myself.  10 months into my new found journey I b…Read Article

Hutchinson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 4:07 PM
Categorized InHutchinson
The April MOSSA Launches are coming!!! Signup sheets will be at the front desk a week prior to each launch!! You don’t want to miss the new and exciting releases, let the Music help you Move!! And Let US Help you get your Workout Started!! Working Together to Get More People Moving Sat., April 11, 8:00 a.m.  Group Ride - Sun, April 12 , 12:15  p.m.  R30 Sat. Ap…Read Article

McPherson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 4:04 PM
Categorized InMcPherson
We are ready for Spring at McPherson Genesis!!!  Next time you are in the club, ask a Group Fitness Instructor about the Spring into Summer Survivor Challenge. It is a 12 week challenge that runs from March 30th to June 21st. Even if you are a little late signing up, you can still join the challenge. It is a way to have fun, get fit, socialize, and stay accountable to your workouts throug…Read Article

Salina Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 3:01 PM
Categorized InSalina
Hello Salina members! Below is our April Group Fitness news. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for more updates!Our featured class for the month of April is Group Power, your hour of power! This 60 minute program strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with fantastic music and awesome instructors. With simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, pres…Read Article

West 13th Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:50 PM
Categorized InWest 13th
Spring has made everyone happy at West 13th and especially the Fitlife Group Fitness class Group. [see picture] They are gearing up for their annual "SPRING FLING" Party. You are invited to attend on Friday, April 10th at 9:15AM, immediately following the 9:15AM FItlife class. Bring a favorite finger food, snack or dessert, and Genesis will take care of the rest! The food is always amazing and…Read Article

Springfield Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:46 PM
Categorized InSpringfield
Are you ready for a challenge?  Come join us for our Annual LES MILLS® Survivor Launch on Saturday April, 18.  We'll feature six 30-minute classes over 3.5 hours.  You are welcome to try any or all of the classes, but if you attend five of the six classes, you'll earn yourself a Genesis 'Survivor' t-shirt.  Schedules and details will soon be available on Facebook an…Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:23 PM
Categorized InRock Road
The Zumba crew was at again this month.  We all participated in a Zumbathon Charity event for the Jayhawk Area on Aging. We had a lot of fun March 21 at the Eclipse Lounge raising money for the Agency. Seven of out Instructors from Topeka , Lawrence along with some guests from out town Heated up the Floor with Awesome Fun Zumba moves!!! Its hard to believe this is working out when you have s…Read Article

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:19 PM
Categorized InWest Central
SPRING HAS SPRUNG!! APRIL IS A BUSY MONTH AT WEST CENTRAL!!! Our MOSSA launches begin this Saturday!! With each launch, we introduce new music, moves and choreography!! Join us for one of our motivating classes, and if you have never tried one of our MOSSA programs, it a great time to try it!!! Saturday, April 4th 8:15am Group Ride launch with Kurt 10:15am Group Power launch with Kin…Read Article
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