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Thrive

Thrive


Meet Our Members

Read on-the-spot interviews with our members getting healthier on the wellness floor.

Shauna

'We talk about our families, our goals, and start pushing each other to do bigger and better things that we ever thought were possible.'

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Pastor John

'This place has sort of become my ministry. I talk to a lot of people here.'

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Amy and Sarah

'There’s never going to be a time when you come to the gym and say, ‘I wished I hadn’t done that.’'

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Abe

'Set attainable goals. Start small and just work your way up.'

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Yomara

'After like a week or two, the insomnia was gone. My energy was back.'

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Terri

'It’s like my mind kind of empties out, and I just feel the movement of the water.'

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Janine

'You don’t have to look a certain way to move your body.'

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Tara

'You can just tell that the childcare people love what they’re doing and love my kids.'

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Craig B.

'You can count on them, they can count on you.'

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Kami

'Fitness is super important to me, and it’s important that I teach my kiddos.'

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John

'I just try to be a better me every day and try to challenge myself.'

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Merrill

'You get used to being with the same group, and you can grow and work together.'

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The OMWG

'If you’re gonna come to the Y, it’s best to work with a group that makes you want to come every day.'

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Ange and Luke

'You need stamina, you know? Some of our shows are four to five hours.'

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Andrea

'Take time for yourself. Because when you’re healthy, your kids will be as well.'

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George

'The Y is sort of going back to childhood for me.'

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Dick

'We don’t sing because we’re happy; we’re happy because we sing.'

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Craig

'I appreciate that it’s more than just my gym.'

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Betty

'If you’re not here, we’ll call and see why you’re not here.'

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Angela

'It just gave me this new sense of self, sense of pride, sense of strength.'

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Teresa

'I’m telling you—whenever I have the chance, I come here.'

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Kenny

'I have an 11-year-old daughter, so I can bring her up here and workout and she’s taken care of.'

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Jonathon and Nina

'You shouldn’t worry about what other people are doing around you because you’re not trying to be fit for them. You’re trying to be fit for yourself.'

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Alec

'I wanted to be strong again. You have to work for it.'

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Susan

'She can adapt to whatever issues you need help in. And she challenges you. '

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Scott

'Before having kids I did not appreciate the childcare, and now I’m like, ‘Oh, that’s game-changing.’'

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Gulay

'My daughter is happy. I work out and I’m happy. My body is healthy. '

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Rachel

'If you bring a friend, and get out of your comfort zone, then it makes it not so intimidating.'

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Rosemary

'If you can’t stand a lot of loving, don’t come in here.'

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Warren

'The people we’ve become acquainted with here, some of us are lifelong friends now.'

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Kendra, Jeni Lind & Casey

'We all have very demanding careers and families...So this has really helped us be consistent.'

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Joe

'My dad was trying to find a place for us to belong. We were just in this new country, culture shock, so we went to the local YMCA.'

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Beverly

'I just pray for strength and ask God to please help me get here.'

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Jack

'There’s no better feeling than walking out the doors because you’ve got that workout in.'

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Heather

'Every story you can imagine is within these walls. '

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Raul

'The reason I like it here is because it ministers to me physically, spiritually, and emotionally. '

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Honey

'I wouldn’t miss a day coming in here.'

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Natalie

'I feel like having so much girl power around, I can get back in and do anything. '

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Vaughn

'I can’t walk that fast. But they walk with me. '

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Brenda

'Get a friend or a trainer to help you. Just try new things. '

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Calvin

'Just get up and do it because talk is cheap.'

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Rae Anne

'You’ll feel much better—your mind, your body, and your soul—after you get a good sweat.'

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Randy

'I noticed my blood pressure was rising. That was a bit of motivation.'

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Jasser

'I feel refreshed when I work out here.'

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Aimee

'They motivate me to come, and sometimes I motivate them to come. '

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Mary

'You get tired, but I don’t give up. You cannot give up.'

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Bill

'I’m strong, but I need more balance and more flexibility. Well, not really strong. I can only do 7 pull-ups.'

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Katherine

'It's one of the most important things I do all day.'

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Jeremy

'All it takes is just a little bit of willpower and finding something you enjoy doing. After that, it’s like a snowball effect.'

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Michelle

'I stopped thinking about what I would lose and started thinking about what I would gain.'

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