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Meet Your Instructors

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    Paula Galvano

     
    My name is Paula Galvano owner of Fitness with Paula, LLC for 13 years. I have been a fitness professional for 30 years. I am a certified Personal trainer and group fitness instructor for all different types of fitness levels.
     
    I am certified in Personal Training, Pilates, Barre, Group Fitness, Senior Fitness, TRX, Boot Camp and more!
     
    I offer Private and Semi-Private training. My passion for Fitness allows me to wake up every day loving what I do! Most of all helping people achieve their fitness goals.
     

    Contact Wellness Center for Personal Training Sessions with Paula: 239-317-0010

    Monday: 10am – 2pm
    Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
    Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
    Thursday: 10am – 2pm
    Friday: 10am – 2pm
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    Sunday: no availability
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    Lisa Caiafa

     
    Lisa instructs Body Pump, Yoga, and Zumba here at Esplanade. Lisa has been teaching fitness and dance for the past 20 years. Her extensive training has taken her to Chicago, California, and New York. In New York, she had a studio for 10 years. She was teaching all forms of dance and fitness for children, and adults of all ages.

    Lisa is certified in Zumba, Zumba Gold, Yoga, and Toning classes. Her passion is great, and she is excited to bring her training and enthusiasm to the wellness center here in Esplanade!!
    Monday: 10am – 2pm
    Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
    Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
    Thursday: 10am – 2pm
    Friday: 10am – 2pm
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    Sunday: no availability
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    Lisa Lider

    I am a Polestar Pilates® certified mat instructor and a licensed instructor for Pilates for Buff Bones®. I have a long background in movement. For many years I was a classical ballet dancer (a soloist with La Scala in Milan, Italy).
     
    In 2003 Pilates became the main part of my rehabilitation following back surgery. A short time later, I was diagnosed as having low bone density. This prompted me to start reading about osteopenia/osteoporosis and exercise. Based on my research I understood quickly that many Pilates exercises given in a normal setting are contraindicated for these conditions. As a mat instructor, I have been modifying the exercises for myself. Now with Pilates for Buff Bones® I am ready to offer my expertise.
    Monday: 10am – 2pm
    Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
    Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
    Thursday: 10am – 2pm
    Friday: 10am – 2pm
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    Sunday: no availability
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    Kim Kain

    Kim instructs Aqua Fitness, Water Wellness, Gentle Stretch, and Core & Functional Fitness here at Esplanade. Kim enjoys teaching swim lessons to all ages. She loves the water and began swimming competitively at the age of 7 years old. Kim worked as a swim instructor and swim coach for many years, moving to Naples from New Jersey seeking the warm climate and unlimited access to the great outdoors. Kim spends her free time biking, swimming, and hiking.

    “I have met wonderful people here at Esplanade who have similar goals as I do; to develop a healthy & safe wellness program which can enrich my life in the luxury of the beautiful SW Florida setting. I LOVE my job and even though I have my own minor physical challenges I have developed a program that allows my students and I to continue to be fit in a healthy functional way. I learn something new every day and I am surrounded by professional people who I look forward to learning from and growing with.”
     
    Contact Wellness Center for Aquatics lessons with Kim: 239-317-0010
     
    Monday: 10am – 2pm
    Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
    Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
    Thursday: 10am – 2pm
    Friday: 10am – 2pm
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    Sunday: no availability
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    Susan Gold Falkenstein

     
    Susan Gold Falkenstein, a former competitive runner and triathlete, discovered yoga over twenty years ago, and became passionate about the practice. In 2008, she received a Yoga Alliance Certification in Vinyasa Flow and has been teaching Yoga for the past ten years with students of all abilities. She is also a certified Qigong Facilitator and incorporates these energy practices with her yoga routines. Susan has taught Qi Gong for adolescents in a rehab facility as well as residents of a Senior Facility. She offered her own class at lunch time called Chi Break in the community where she lived in CT to share this vibrant practice with others. She taught yoga at the Lake Placid Training Camp for athletes preparing for the Lake Placid Ironman competition (June 2010). She is a cancer survivor and contributes her vibrant health to her mind-body practices that nourish the body, mind and spirit.
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    Jennifer Sarabia

     
    My passion is to help people live healthier and happier through exercise. I am currently pursuing a bachelor’s in science degree, further educating myself in the field of health and fitness at Florida Gulf Coast University.
     
    As a group fitness instructor, I love creating fun and challenging routines where individuals of all fitness levels can enjoy. At the end of the day, I enjoy spending time with my husband and dog.
     
    I look forward to seeing you in class!
    Monday: 10am – 2pm
    Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
    Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
    Thursday: 10am – 2pm
    Friday: 10am – 2pm
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    Sunday: no availability