Wakako Koerber (Waka)
Waka was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and came to the United States in 2001. She graduated from Chuo University (in Japan) with Bachelor of Art in English and American Lit. and continued education at the College of Southern Nevada in Civil Engineering major. Waka worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years and in civil engineering for several years.
Growing up, she played various sports including swimming, tennis, skiing and running. Vigorous training during her high school handball team career became the major root of her physical and mental strength. Her passion and love for fitness kept developing while attending many types of group exercise classes while living in Las Vegas, NV. Years of group exercise classes, an ever-increasing passion for fitness and her people-oriented personality made her decide to become an instructor to share her love of fitness with others, help members to reach their goals and live a healthy lifestyle.
After pursuing many trainings and education, Waka became certified in NETA Group Exercise, Spinning, Power Spinning, Les Mills BODYPUMP, Les Mills BODYFLOW, Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, and Les Mills Sprint. Because she loved teaching classes so much, she decided to expand her fitness career with a NASM Personal Trainer Certification.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family (husband and 13 years old daughter) and friends, baking, trying new recipes, playing the piano, paddle boarding, and trying new workouts. Her favorite type of vacation is hiking in the mountains.
|Certifications & Specialties
NASM Personal Trainer Certification
Les Mills BODYPUMP
NETA Group Exercise
Les Mills BODYFLOW
CPR/First Aid Certified
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