Visit our Welcome Center!

To sign-up for your first session visit our Welcome Center at the Ventura Family YMCA.


For options and pricing information, call or visit our Welcome Center.

Registration Form and Instructor Information

Massage Therapy at the YMCA

Massage therapy today is no longer just a luxury, it is an integral part of regular mental and physical maintenance. Massage not only promotes relaxation, it rejuvenates your wellbeing. Studies show massage therapy relieves pain, aids in the healing of injuries, improves circulation, and addresses other health concerns. Used regularly, massage can provide immediate benefits that will help you feel better inside and out.

We offer convenient and affordable $40 sessions (length dependent on need, max 30 minutes) with our certified massage therapist. A variety of therapeutic massage techniques are used to help improve health and wellbeing including:

Muscle pain reduction
Reduce injury
Improve Circulation
Increase Range of Motion
Improve Activity

Facility Members: $40/ session (up to a half hour)
Program Members: $50/ session (up to a half hour)

Sign up at the welcome center! For more information please contact Sherry Maresca at

Personal Training

At the Y, our personal trainers sincerely care about helping you get the most out of your workouts in a safe, supportive environment. Training sessions will correspond to your needs, fitness level and goals.

Working one-on-one with your trainer, you’ll start by discussing your needs and fitness desires, and then your personal trainer will coach you through motivating and effective exercise sessions.

Facility Members: $50/ session (1 one hour session), $150 (3 one hour sessions)
Program Members: $65/ session (1 one hour session), $195 (3 one hour sessions)

The benefits of personal training include:

Reducing stress, anxiety and enhancing immunity
Improving coordination and muscular strength
Cardiovascular conditioning, lower back and core strengthening
Increasing energy, stamina, endurance and sports performance
Weight loss and body fat reduction

Trainer Bios

Lauren Polo-Esakoff

As a former gymnast, Lauren made movement and exercise a priority in her life. Then, as a mother, she was able to fine-tune her compassion, empathy, and care of creating a balanced lifestyle into her fitness training. Lauren’s focus now is on improving one’s quality of life through her “active aging” exercise programs. Her expertise aids her in creating an exercise program that will improve balance, strength, flexibility, as well as building confidence to positively impact all aspects of daily living.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Senior Fitness Specialist
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Silver Sneakers Instructor Certified
Livestrong Trainer/Coordinator

Specialty: Longevity through an active lifestyle and tailoring fitness plans to reach personal goals


Rosemary Leiberman

Rosemary is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Association of Sports Medicine. Her passion and focus are on older adults seeking to improve their health and well being.   As we age, there is a natural decline in our muscle tone, balance and flexibility.   Rosemary’s focus is on keeping our physical abilities and improving them for a continued healthy lifestyle.  Rosemary is a Yoga, Pilates and Silver Sneakers Instructor.  She has been teaching hatha yoga for close to 15 years and has experienced participants health increases through exercise.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
YMCA Group Exercise
Silver Sneakers Instructor Certified
200 Hour Yoga Certified

Specialty: She wants to share her knowledge and experience with those who are interested in improving their health and maintaining their lifestyle.


Cheri Hays

Cheri has been working in the fitness industry since 2010, and as a swim instructor since 1996 and has many years of experiences coaching. You may also see her lifeguarding, teaching, or training in our small group area at the YMCA. She really enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for fitness with others.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
TRX Certified
Mad Dog Spin Instructor Certified
200 Hour Yoga Certified
Swim Instructor

Specialty: Working with all ages to help them reach their goals!


Kim Dalmtatoff

Kim started her fitness journey many years ago and recently became Certified as a Personal Trainer. She is also a Certified Spin Instructor and Body Pump instructor. She loves having fun while helping others be active and get in shape to reach their goals. She has worked to help condition an athlete who just wants to improve their form or increase their stamina and incorporated a HIIT/Crossfit style which is her favorite. She also has the ability to scale workouts to basic foundational movements to help those recovering from injury to feel strong and confident again in a safe manner.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
Mad Dog Spin Instructor Certified
Body Pump Certification
Nutritional Health Coach Certification

Specialty: Working with all ages and range of intensities to get you in shape quickly and safely!

Tony Mavros

Tony is passionate about collaborating with clients to achieve their goals. He is equipped with nearly 15 years of experience in holistic physical medicine and rehabilitation. Tony delivers individual exercise programs with measurable improvements by blending wellness principles with fun and holistic purpose-driven focus. Tony strives to ensure that exercises are safe for you to reach the level of fitness that you want to achieve.

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness, Bastyr University, WA
Personal Trainer (NASM)
Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
Massage Therapist (CMTC)
Fitness Nutrition Specialist (NASM)
Group Exercise Instructor (AFAA)

Specialty: Neuromusculoskeletal postural balancing for youth to the elderly for the purpose of improving activities of daily living and athletic performance while striving to prevent and manage chronic pain

Max Sandoval

Max is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Association of Sports and Medicine. Max has a passion for fitness and focuses daily on helping others achieve their goals. Max teaches group training and personal training. His goal is to compete in an NPC Men’s Physique Contest.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
American Red Cross Adult/Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

Specialty: Max specializes in hypertrophy/muscle building training.

Nadine Stilwell

Nadine is a former competitive figure skater, competitive runner, and now a Crossfit Athlete. Whether you’re looking to improve your posture and balance, boost your mood, gain strength or endurance, enhance your daily activities, or to increase your lean mass, she can custom tailor a program for you that works.

NASM certified Personal Trainer.
ACE Group Exercise Certification
Les Mills Body Pump Certification
Les Mills CXWorx Certification.

Specialty: Her passion is to empower her clients to find their own personal path to wellness.

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