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Lysha Kamisato Wernig

I, Lysha Kamisato Wernig, was born and raised on the beautiful island of Maui. At the young age of 4 my passion for Hula and Tahitian was born and continues to grow as a professional dancer at the Old Lahaina Luau. More than a decade ago I started my career in the fitness industry teaching at the Westin Maui Resort and Spa. In 2002, I was given the opportunity to train under Master Instructor Jean Pierre Marques and earn my certification in Kitaido yoga. In 2004, I was crowned Miss Maui with my platform being nutritional and physical education in the youth. Today, nutrition, physical fitness and yoga are a huge part of my everyday life. Read the profile >>

Maria Alvarez

Maria is a crossFit instructor at Lahaina CrossFit. Throughout middle school back in her hometown in Ecuador, Maria studied classical ballet. She later moved to New Orleans to complete her education and learn a new language. She relocated to Maui after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and here is where she found CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting. This is her new passion. She trains every day sometimes twice a day and spends her spare time teaching yoga and personal training sessions. Yoga in her opinion complements any sporting activity and can benefit all athletes in a variety of ways. She has practiced CrossFit for over 4 years and is injury free. She loves lifting heavy weights, enjoys being a strong female and representing Lahaina CrossFit at CrossFit competitions and... Read the profile >>