Meet the Y: Katie

Congratulations to Katie O’Neil, our most recent Super Member All-Star Highlight (aka SMASHer) here at East Communities! 

Katie was nominated by Cara (one of our rock-star group exercise instructors), who has seen her dedication and was inspired! Katie has been a member of the East Communities YMCA since 2014. When her YMCA journey began, she was seeking an outlet to become fit while losing weight. Five years later and 60 pounds lighter, Katie has achieved her goal and become an inspiration to all! Katie enjoys group exercise classes Cardio Funk, Pilates, HIIT, BODYPUMP™, and many more. Beyond her fitness credentials, she’s also a joy to have in the building and in class. Her enthusiasm is infectious! So, if you see Katie walking to class, give her a thumbs up and congratulations for her enthusiasm and amazing effort she’s put into her health.We appreciate you, Katie! *SMASHers are nominated by staff or other members because they go above and beyond in their efforts & dedication. They are truly an important part of the fabric of our YMCA community, and they deserve some recognition! If you want to leave some encouragement for our SMASHers, stop by our branch and leave a sticky-note of encouragement on the SMASH boards where their bios are on display.
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