Agnieszka Zhukova

My experience in fitness started when I decided to lose weight and be in better shape. I signed up for a gym membership, but shortly thereafter I wasn’t very consistent in attending.  It was mostly because I couldn’t find a class or a program to spark my interest in working out. Needless to say, I’ve never thought that I could be a fitness instructor of any kind. I was trying some new classes which were offered at the gym. One of them was HOT HULA fitness. I remember my first experience like it was yesterday...

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Alisha Medina

I have been involved with the Polynesian culture since I was 6 years old.  I started taking Polynesian dance lessons at that age and continue to this day.  Back in 2009, there was talk about HOT HULA at the studio where I was dancing.  It piqued my interest so I decided to attend an instructor training to see what it was all about.  Now, I didn't attend with the intention of becoming an instructor.  You see, I was almost 240lbs with very little self-confidence.  Long story short...I have now been an HHf instructor for over 3 years and I am about 30lbs lighter then I was when I started!  I am still a work in progress, but every day I continue on the road to better fitness and health...

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