Two years ago Chelsey Harnell unknowingly started a family tradition, a tradition of giving back to her local community. The 22 year-old is invested in Raise Up, YMCA Auckland's youth development programme, and now most of her family have caught the giving bug.
Caty Harty is a giver, and a humble one at that, “I’d rather give to others than receive,” says the Fitness
Supervisor at YMCA Auckland City. And, she’s surrounded by people who share the
same mentality. At Christmas, Caty, her team and members extend their giving beyond Auckland City
gym and deliver joy to the homes of others.
Our newest team member Mayuri has been on a journey with YMCA Auckland City over the last year. She began volunteering in centre and gained additional experience through upskilling with AUT. Mayuri brings a wealth of physiotherapy and sports science knowledge and has been a great addition to our experienced team.
At just 24 years-old New Zealand fashion designer Danielle Power-Silk is being chased by the who's who of the fashion world. Her designs have featured in British Vogue, been showcased at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, and now Paris has come calling. So, what role did YMCA Auckland's Walk the Line fashion show play in her success?
The 2018 AUSTSWIM Aotearoa Aquatic Conference and Aqua Summit in Rotorua proved a huge success for the team from YMCA Auckland. By
the end of the afternoon, three award nominations had turned into as many trophies.
Jill Gibson is already a hero to many in the Mt Albert community, but now she can officially call herself a Local Hero. The Centre Manager at YMCA Mt Albert Community & Leisure Centre is one of three people who have each received $10K grants from Westfield St Lukes.
Yoga. It's the perfect workout for mind, body and soul, but it's not always easy to know where to start. To celebrate International Yoga Day, we asked Gemma Mullins, YMCA's MindBody Teacher of the Year, to give us her top 5 tips to help beginners get into yoga.