This workout schedule would be incredible for a person of any age, but Gutierrez is 69. She began her journey at the Y about 4 ½ years ago when she started coming with friends in the evening. She started by taking evening fitness classes, but she wanted more and started coming in the mornings as well.… Read More

Member Spotlight: Esther Dawkins is a long time member and coach at Maryvale YMCA. She works with opportunity youth and personally pays for them to play.… Read More

About 6 months ago she started getting comments from her instructors that they thought that she should become an instructor herself. These instructors did not know her background and she thought it ironic that they thought her rhythm and love of dance were some of the reasons as when she first started she hated to dance. … Read More