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Rock Road Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:15 PM
Categorized InRock Road
Welcome Aisha and Cherisse! Our Rock Road club continues to build the best instructor group in the land and we’re thrilled to welcome Aisha (pronounced “Isha”) and Cherisse. Both just completed our Ride/R30 training. Aisha Thomas is a wildly versatile instructor, with Zumba and Yoga certifications. She also teaches kick-boxing, high-intensity cardio and (see below) will allow…Read Article

Lawrence Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 2:03 PM
Categorized InLawrence
April is MOSSA Spring Releases Launch Month! At both clubs we have launches planned for all the new releases - see complete list of Launch Dates & Instructors below:Group Power Saturday April 4:North - 9AM with Sara, Marianne & Leah - only 8 spaces left!South - 9AM with Cristal, Janae & Shane - Launch FULL - come to a class next week to check out the new releaseGroup Ride Tuesday A…Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - April 2015

Tuesday, April 7 2015 1:12 PM
Categorized InEmporia
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

Featured Client - Dawn Ford

Wednesday, April 1 2015 10:52 AM
Categorized InLeavenworth
Featured Client - Dawn Ford Genesis Club Location: Leavenworth, KS Trainer: JT Thurston Bio: "I've always been overweight and I can't remember a time when I've ever been close to skinny or in shape. At 32 all of those years of bad eating were causing me health issues. I knew that I needed a lifestyle change and I knew that I couldn't do it alone. At 320 lbs. I knew the road to good health would take a lot lon…Read Article

Rock Road Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Tuesday, March 17 2015 10:12 AM
Categorized InRock Road
Group Fitness TriathlonRock Road hosted our first ever Group Fitness “Triathlon,” and members packed the rooms for 25 minutes each of Ride/Power/Blast.  In fact, it was such a hit that we’ll plan one in the coming months, so stay tuned.Instructor and Class ChangesWe’ll make only minor changes to our class schedule this in March; Mitzi will teach our 4:30 p.m. Wedne…Read Article

Lawrence Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 3:24 PM
Categorized InLawrence
We LOVE Group Fitness & Learning new things in Lawrence! We had a LOVE-ly month in Group Fitness in February, highlighted by special Valentine’s Day classes at both locations. At South, we asked members to wear pink or red if you love Group Power - this was their response: Not to be left out, Group Centergy wanted to show their love too! At North our G60 Boot Camp attendees go…Read Article

McPherson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 3:13 PM
Categorized InMcPherson
Hello McPherson!!  Can spring get here soon enough?  Come on March 20th!!!  Hoping everyone has been able to stay healthy and warm this past month!!Congratulations to Jennifer Jaggers as our new Group Fitness Coordinator!  Jen has been teaching group fitness classes at Genesis in McPherson since we opened in November of 2013.  She brings a lot of experience teaching a …Read Article

Salina Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 3:04 PM
Categorized InSalina
Hello Salina members! Below is our March Group Fitness news. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for more updates!Our featured class for the month of March, is ATC. Athletic Training and Conditioning is an intense, simple combination of exercises that works every part of the body and will leave you sweating! Meet our featured ATC instructor, Josh Turner!  My fitness journey started when I was…Read Article

Hutchinson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:55 PM
Categorized InHutchinson
Hello Hutchinson members,Be sure to follow our Hutchinson  Facebook page for more updates! Enjoy our March  Group Fitness news. This month we are celebrating our members and one in particular  - I would like to introduce you to Helen,  as she  tells  you her story giving her lots of reasons to Workout At Genesis and Stay Fit!Hi, my name is Helen Bornholdt and I…Read Article

Leavenworth Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:53 PM
Categorized InLeavenworth
Hey Team Leavenworth!  Let’s welcome March in—like a lamb hopefully—with some fun and exciting news from your Group Fitness Department. Tuesday, March 3 at 5:30pm our G30 Boot Camp kicks off for the month.  5:30pm will be the weigh-ins and measurements followed by Boot Camp at 6:30pm.  Boot camp is held Tuesday and Thursday nights at 6:30pm and Saturday at…Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:28 PM
Categorized InTopeka
Feature Instructor - Group Ride Carol Wilson  Do you love to have fun? Do you love to feel alive? Do you enjoy taking your body to its limits or just giving it a good challenge? My class is high intensity, full of energy with a great group of people who ride at their own pace. Everybody finishes first as we celebrate with music and movement. Members from all walks of life, varieties of goals, a…Read Article

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:27 PM
Categorized InWest Central
Spring time is almost here!!! March brings us two new classes displayed as Class of the Month! Group Kick and Early Birds!!   Early Birds is an Aquatics class taught by our awesome instructor Shelley. This is a 60 minute class that combines cardio, strength training and stretching into one class. Barbells, paddles and inner tubes are used to work both upper and lower body. All…Read Article

Springfield South Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:23 PM
Categorized InSpringfield
Our new cycling room is open!  Springfield South now has a dedicated cycling room.  With corrugated metal walls and a pack ride bike formation, you'll get lost in the music and the ride!  It's the perfect place to take our class of the month, RPM®! Class of the month - RPM® RPM® is our indoor cycling class, set to the rhythm of motivating music. Burn up to …Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015 2:09 PM
Categorized InEmporia
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

Quick And Effective Stretching Routine

Thursday, February 19 2015 9:22 AM
Categorized InSports, Nutrition & Supplement Guide
We all know how good stretching is for you, and it feels great, too! That’s why I created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you’re a beginner or an advanced exerciser. The other fantastic part is you can do it anywhere, at any time! Remember to warm up first and never stretch to the point of pain. Hold each stretch li…Read Article

Salina Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 3:00 PM
Categorized InSalina
Hello Salina members, Below is our February Group Fitness news. Be sure to follow our facebook page for more updates!Our MOSSA launches in January were a huge success! Thanks to all our participants!! We Stepped, Kicked, Powered Up & Centered ourselves with the new releases! Join Michael Lesko on January 14th for a Valentines Day celebration with Heart to Heart Partner Yoga! This is a…Read Article

Hutchinson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 2:54 PM
Categorized InHutchinson
February is the Month of Love and with Love comes Happiness!!  Our Genesis Hutchinson club is fortunate and blessed with the excellent instructors and we would like to introduce you to our Married Couple instructors, Samantha & Chris Smith and Becky & Tom Holcomb Samantha & Chris Smith Chris and I met at Genesis in Urban Groove class (Zumba at the time), in 2011. I star…Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 2:36 PM
Categorized InTopeka
Zumba- We had a Zumbathon for a Fallen Police Officer in Topeka on January 18 ath Lee Arena at Wasburn University. Several Genesis Instructors from Topeka and Lawrence along with a few out of town guests Rocked the Arena and raised over $1400.00 for the FOP fund. We filled the Arena with over 289 Dancers with 25 vendors. I also had a Great DJ and a Ballon designer decorate the stage. This was a a…Read Article

McPherson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 2:26 PM
Categorized InMcPherson
Hello McPherson!  Hoping you are experiencing a great start to your new year and continuing to pursue all of your fitness goals! We want to give a huge shout out to Carmen!  Carmen has been a Genesis member in McPherson since we opened in November of 2013.  We asked Carmen to share her story and her 102-pound weight loss journey!  Congratulations Carmen!!  Carmen&r…Read Article

Rock Road Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 1:39 PM
Categorized InRock Road
New and Unique Classes in February We’re making a few exciting changes to our group fitness schedule this month. For early birds, we’re now offering 5:15 a.m. R30 classes (that’s a 30-minute cycling class, destined to start your day off well) on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Also, we’re adding an inspiring new class combo: Spin & Yoga, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. This re…Read Article

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 1:19 PM
Categorized InWest Central
February brings members of West Central three new classes to the schedule!! Ai Chi, a 30 minute Aquatics class, focuses on range of motion, flexibility and balance. Smooth movements are taught to help reduce pain and relieve stress. This class is offered on Wednesdays from 11:00-11:30am with Edie in our warm lap pool. Group Blast, a 60 minute cardio class that launched at Genesis in l…Read Article

Springfield Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 1:11 PM
Categorized InSpringfield
Employee of month - Jen Keet: How long have you been teaching? 19 years What do you currently teach and what have you taught previously? BODYFLOW BODYVIVE ZUMBA BORN TO MOVE. Previously BODYPUMP RPM CXWORX BODYSTEP BODYJAM SH'BAM, Aquatics, WATERinMOTION, yoga, POUND!, Children's fitness, Aqua Zumba, Zumbatomic, and many more (see my jazz hands?) Hobbies?  Hanging out wi…Read Article

East Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 1:05 PM
Categorized InEast Central
Why WE Love our Members! We polled a few of our loyal group fitness instructors to see why our members hold a special place in their hearts this Valentine's Day. Beth, who teaches Group Power, Group Blast and Buttz & Gutz, loves her freestyle class members. She says, "I enjoy trying exercises out with my people that look fun and effective, that we probably wouldn't just do on our own. In ge…Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 12:49 PM
Categorized InEmporia
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

Lawrence Group Fitness Monthly Blog - February 2015

Tuesday, February 10 2015 11:35 AM
Categorized InLawrence
Welcome to February! In Lawrence this month brings fantastic new changes thanks to our amazing instructors, great new programs & our brand new yoga studio at North!! At Lawrence North we Blasted-off into our Grand opening ribbon cutting, with over 200 members & guests attending our group fitness classes! Pictured below is our Group Blast Sneak Peak January 2015 release class & th…Read Article
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