These are the brave and dedicated people that try to maintain the view from 30,000 feet while working at ground level. When something goes wrong they take responsibility, and when it goes right they credit the staff. Managers can be reached by calling 907-789-5556.

Joe Parrish
Joe ParrishPartner & General Manager
Joe Stewart
Joe StewartPool and Equipment Manager
Phone: 907-789-5556

Rakoen Castro
Front Desk Manager

The wonderful folks at the front desk are the face of Pavitt Health & Fitness. They do it all; membership sales, laundry, reception, cleaning, chemist (pool/hot tub pH control), customer service, and more… all while making you the best smoothie in town. Front Desk staff can be reached by calling 907-789-5556.

Personal Trainers & Physical Therapist

Whether you are new to the gym or a seasoned veteran, our certified and experienced trainers can get you started by helping to establish fitness goals, workout routines, and the confidence to use the exercise equipment competently; and/or help get you to the next level of fitness that you want to achieve.

Click here to find out more about personal training at Pavitt Health & Fitness.

Lucrecia Mervine
Physical Therapist

Education: U. of Ulster Jordanstown, N. Ireland – Physical Therapy/ BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy

Extra training

-Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) – Gray Institute

-Certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) – Functional Movement Systems

-Trained in the FMS (Functional Movement Screen) – Functional Movement Systems

Active PT licenses in : Alaska, Hawaii, and Pennsylvania.

Group Fitness Instructors

This group of talented, energetic, and certified instructors provide a variety of group fitness classes that offers something for everyone — including Yoga, cycling, BodyPump, Insanity, PiYO, P90X, and more.

Click here to find out more about our classes or click here for the class schedule.

Bev Ingram
Bev IngramGroup Fitness Instructor – Yoga

Bev’s students enjoy her classes as both challenging and relaxing. She encourages breath to focus the mind and body. She has a keen eye for teaching alignment. Bev loves integrating mindfulness of the body through breath and movement to deepen awareness and invite stillness. She is passionate about sharing her love of yoga and making yoga accessible to Everybody. She believes in the process of yoga to promote healing on the physical, emotional, and spiritual level.

Bev is registered with the Yoga Alliance as a 500 hr experienced yoga teacher (1000 teaching hours). She has been teaching yoga since 1999 and practicing for more than 25 years. She took her first teacher training in 2001with Theresa Elliot of Pacific Yoga Teacher training program. In May 2012, she completed a 340-hour Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training Program through Spirit Rock Meditation Center. In June 2015, she completed yoga therapy training with Sarahjoy Marsh.  Bev is a yoga therapist and available for private sessions.

Charlene Steinman
Charlene SteinmanGroup Fitness Instructor

Charlene has been a fitness instructor for 20 years in California, Colorado, and Alaska. Her instructor certifications include American Council of Exercise (ACE), Stott Pilates, YogaFit Level 1, and BodyPump. She is also certified as a physical fitness specialist by the Cooper Institute. Charlene has taught a variety of classes, including step, strength training (including BodyPump), mat pilates, yoga, flexibility, hi/lo aerobics, and kids’ fitness.

Donna Young
Donna YoungGroup Fitness Instructor

Donna has been active in the fitness industry for over 30 years. She is an ACE certified personal trainer since 2001 and has completed the Cooper Institute Fitness Specialist Program. Additional certifications include Body Pump, Yogafit, Schwinn Indoor Cycling and Turbokick. Donna believes that fitness can be a way of life and in addition to teaching classes at the gym she enjoys cycling, cross country skiing and most of all being with her family. She would like to help instruct and motivate you toward your fitness goals.

Janet Valentour
Janet ValentourGroup Fitness Instructor

Janet Valentour has always been engaged in health and fitness. The majority of her life has been spent in Juneau skiing, biking, running and hiking. Before joining the Body Pump Tribe, she was a classsroom teacher. Now invested in a second career of physical fitness, she is focused on strength training and overall wellness

Laura Coleman
Laura Coleman Group Fitness Instructor

Laura is a group fitness instructor, her certifications include Athletics and Fitness Association of America and Schwinn indoor cycling. She loves fitness both in and outside of the gym.

Sarah Selvig
Sarah SelvigGroup Fitness Instructor
Jennifer Carson
Jennifer CarsonGroup Fitness Instructor
TurboKick and BodyPump
JP Zaguirre
JP ZaguirreGroup Fitness Instructor
Brook Larson
Brook LarsonGroup Fitness Instructor
 Jessie Schalkowski
Jessie SchalkowskiGroup Fitness Instructor
Turbo Kick/CIZE

Environmental Service Specialists

Maintaining a clean and healthy environment at Pavitt Health & Fitness every day is a top priority for all the staff. Our custodians take great pride in and work hard every day to maintain the highest standard of cleanliness throughout the facility.

Robbie Atkinson – Head Custodian

Phone: 907-789-5556