Kirmayer Recreation Center group fitness instructors come from different backgrounds. The one thing we share in common is we LOVE WHAT WE DO. We are here to educate, motivate, and inspire all to make and reach their fitness & wellness goals!
Hometown: Maxwell, Iowa
Education: M.Ed. Higher Education, Leadership Policy; B.S. Community Health Education, minor Public Relations
Certification(s): ACE - CPT, AFAA- GFI, Les Mills Body Pump & Jam, Yogafit Lvl 2, Keiser & Schwinn Cycle, Titleist Performance Lvl 1
About me: I believe that human movement is the key to physical and psychological health. Quality human movement can prevent and manage pain, depression and a host of chronic conditions. I subscribe to the philosophy of quality over quanitity as it relates to exercise and food. I am currently in the Director role @ Kirmayer, and teach a vareity of fitness classes.The GROUP effect is like no other. It provides me with inspiration and love for what I do.
Hometown: Larned, KS
Education: BA in Human Biology and minor in Latin American Studies
Certification(s): AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification (2006), Spinning® (2009) and Zumba® (2009).
Areas of specialty: I enjoy all class formats, but in particular I love teaching fusion classes such as Yogilates and 20/20/20.
About Me: Health and fitness have always been an important part of my life. This emphasis strongly influenced my decision to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy. Currently I am a second year DPT student at KUMC. It has been very gratifying to share with others the wonderful sense of well-being that can occur with participation in group fitness.
Name: Hayley Cherveny
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Degree(S): B.A. in Dance and Psychology
Certification(S): ACE Group Exercise Instructor, Yoga, Pilates, CX WorX, and ACE Personal Trainer
Areas of specialty: Dance, Strength training, yoga, Pilates
About Me: Hayley Cherveny is a group exercise instructor with a passion for bringing creativity and fun to your fitness! She has always loved the physicality of the human body since starting dance as a young child. Ms. Cherveny received her BA in Dance from Kansas State University and went on to become a professional modern dancer. For the past four years, Hayley has been taking her own personal fitness to the sky as an Aerial Acrobat, alongside developing her group fitness and personal training career.
Hometown: Sedalia, MO
Education: Bachelors in Psychology, Masters in Social Work
Certification: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in KS and MO, RYT 200 via YogaFIT.
About Me: Sally, a licensed clinical social worker, is passionate about the role lifestyle and mindfulness can play in mental wellness and has worked in the field of aging and mental health the past 10 years. Sally enjoys teaching yoga to all populations and bodies with the goal of creating a non-intimidating atmosphere -- ideal for beginners.
Certifications: ACE-GFI, Keiser Cycle, Turbo Kick, Les Mills Body Pump
I could not be more excited to be here at Kirmayer and share my love for health and fitness with others. I love to motivate and coach others to be the best they can and push themselves to accomplish what they want out of a group fitness class. I love meeting new people and establishing a relationship with my participants. If you have not met me or tried a class of mine, I dare you to come because I cannot wait to start my fitness journey with those here at Kirmayer! Peace. Love. Group Fitness.