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The Fitness Center

Prescott Campus Building 2 / (928) 776-2238

The Fitness Center is closed for Fall 2020 semester

Current pass holders may request a refund or extension by email at paula.tomitz@yc.edu

The fitness center offers access to fitness classes, machine and free weights, cardiovascular training, strength training and other key components of fitness.




Fitness Center Staff and Personal Trainers

Brandon CorralesBrandon Corrales

Brandon Corrales was born in Morristown, NJ but grew up in Flagstaff, AZ. He played sports in high school, but his true passion was fitness and bodybuilding. He was a competitive bodybuilder during his junior and senior years in high school before joining the U.S. Army Infantry immediately upon graduation. He served 4 years in the Army, which included a deployment to Mosul, Iraq where he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart medal. He was medically retired from the military in 2013.

After the military, Brandon earned his A.A. degree from Yavapai College, as well as a Fitness Trainer/Instructor certificate and Exercise Science/Sports Medicine certificate. He then transferred to Northern Arizona University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fitness Wellness in 2018.

Brandon is an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and ACE Certified Health Coach. His passion is strength and conditioning and but welcomes clients with any fitness goal.

corralesbj@aol.com

Sarah EastmanSarah Eastman

Sarah Eastman has been a fitness educator for 15 years, with a resume that includes ski instruction, teaching indoor and outdoor rock climbing and rope skills, soccer coach and dance instructor.

In addition to being an ACE certified personal trainer, and a member of IDEA since 2008, she has appeared in several fitness/exercise videos, and has been a group exercise instructor, and a registered yoga teacher since 2001. She is certified in TRX suspension training, Turbo Kick, RIPPED, PIYO and much more.

Sarah believes in training the whole person – brain, heart, and body, inside and out. She will encourage you to transform the experiences you have had with exercise and your body, observe your attitudes, feelings, and beliefs to create change with lifelong results.

She encourages building positivity and thus gaining a powerful connection to yourself. By doing this, restoring the playfulness in exercise like we had when we were children, Sarah feels you will ultimately transform not just your body but your life in the ways you desire.

Sarah believes in a holistic approach which focuses on nutrition first, followed by cardiovascular training, strength/resistance training, flexibility, balance and coordination-- all to help achieve optimal physical health and well-being.

seastma1@instructor.yc.edu

Deana LohmanDeana Lohman

Deana Lohman is a former Firefighter/Medic from Virginia. She began her education in health and fitness by studying nutrition at Florida State University. She earned her BA in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Promotion from Northern Arizona University.

She is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and with her interest in exercise and nutrition, she decided to earn her ACE certification as a Weight Management Specialist. In addition, she is a Red Cross certified CPR instructor.

Her passion in preventive health led her to become a certified Lifestyle Coach for the YMCA’s Diabetic Prevention Program to help people learn about exercise and nutrition to prevent diabetes.

Janine PereiraJanine Pereira

Janine was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan Canada. She holds a BS in Corporate Fitness from Minot State University in North Dakota. She enjoys teaching a variety of group fitness classes and working with athletes in sport specific strength and conditioning programs.

She is a certified Crossfit coach and enjoys training and competing in the sport. Olympic and power lifting meets are are also something she focuses on and has helped prepare people for these events.

Janine enjoys being outdoors with her family, hiking, and canoeing. Janine has been teaching, coaching, and training in the Prescott area since 2003 and feels blessed to be part of the YC team of trainers.

jpereira@instructor.yc.edu

IvethIveth Tamayo

Iveth Tamayo began working in the fitness industry in 1998 when a local gym posted a call for anyone interested in training to sub group fitness classes. Subbing classes turned into having a permanent class on the schedule and one class turned into two and so on.

In 2006 she became a Certified Personal Trainer, later that same year she became a credentialed HPER Adjunct and began teaching for YCC and most recently in 2015, she joined the Fitness Center staff.

Iveth is certified in a number of fitness modalities including Bootcamp/Cross Training, In Door Cycle, Barre Pilates, Kickboxing for Group Fitness, Pilates, Yoga and Zumba.

She enjoys the helping of others and the healing aspect that exercise and fitness bring. Her hobbies hiking, the out doors, crafting jewelry and exploring the healing arts. When not at work, Iveth enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Robert ZampolRobert Zampol

Bob has been at Yavapai College since 2006. His first career was in aerospace engineering for the Department of Defense, Navy. Bob moved to Prescott in 1999 and joined the Prescott YMCA participating in group fitness classes and weight training.

In July, 2001 Bob started to work as a floor trainer and received his YMCA personal training certification in 2004. While teaching at Yavapai College Bob received a certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, one of his emphases is Corrective Exercise Specialist.

If you have issues regarding corrective exercises stop by and see Bob.

rzampol@instructor.yc.edu

Fitness Center Rules:

  • You must be enrolled in a Yavapai College class (PHE130A, PHE130C, PHE130H, PHE130K) or have purchased a Fitness Center Pass
  • Minimum age for lifting is 14 for all other equipment minimum age is 12. All persons under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Closed toed shoes and a shirt are required at all times.
  • No food is allowed in the fitness center. Drinks are allowed as long as they have a closeable lid.
  • Hand towels are provided by the facility and must be placed in the dirty towel hamper after use.
  • Strong perfumes and aftershaves are not permitted as many of our patrons have severe allergies. Please make sure you wash them off prior to use of our facility.
  • Do not rest on or monopolize fitness center equipment please make sure you share well with others.
  • There is a 20 minute time limit on cardio equipment if others are waiting.
  • Offensive language and/or behavior will not be tolerated.
  • All instruction and training is to be performed by credentialed employees of Yavapai College Fitness Center. Taking tips from students or other personnel may get you hurt.
  • Yavapai College Fitness Center Employees reserve the right to ask you to stop an exercise if it has the potential to injure you or others.

Free Weight Users:

  • Please re-rack barbells, weight plates, and dumbbells after use.
  • Do not drop weights on floor.
  • Please ask for a spot from the instructor if you are lifting heavy weights.
  • Always utilize safety collars.