With UC Living Fit Forever, learn skills and knowledge to reduce stress, improve overall health, and live fit forever.

Based at UC Davis Health, UC Living Fit Forever (UCLFF)* is a wellness program that is available for all UC Davis Staff, Faculty and Students. In addition to health coaching, Lunch and Learn events, the program also offers FREE fitness classes including bootcamp, pilates, yoga, martial arts and more!

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Questions or comments? Please email hs-uclivingfitforever@ucdavis.edu

*Please note – since the UCLFF website is hosted on the UC Davis Health Intranet, you must connect to the Campus VPN and choose the “full tunnel” option to view the website and videos. More information can be found on this flyer (PDF). 

UC Davis Health and Living Fit Forever logo combination

Fitness Class Offerings

Classes are offered in a variety of formats. Find the UC Living Fit Forever class that's right for you:

Live In-person Classes

Live Virtual Classes

Recorded Classes

Active Aggies on the Davis Campus

UC Davis students, staff, academics and retirees are invited to join a free Active Aggies fitness class, presented by UC Living Fit Forever instructors. This program aims to help participants learn to fuel their body and reduce stress, build community, and improve overall health. UC Living Fit Forever is a wellness program based at UC Davis Health.

No pre-registration required; however, a waiver is required for attendance. Download the waiver and email it to Hs-uclivingfitforever@ucdavis.edu. Waivers will also be available at each class.

Sample Class Schedule

We hope to start classes the week of October 3. Check back for more information!

12:10-12:55 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Yoga with Sherry
This mind and body practice combines physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation to promote mental and physical well-being. Slow movements and deep breathing increase blood flow and warm up muscles, while holding a pose can build strength. A mat may be needed for floor work.

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Hoagland Hall, Room 130

Zumba with Tamaho
Zumba is a dance workout with a Latin music focus. The class features a variety of high and low-intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness while also enhancing balance, coordination, agility, and strength.

12:10-12:55 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

HIIT with Samie
HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This includes short bursts of high intensity cardio, timed drills, and circuit training to develop strength, stamina and agility. Can be modified for any fitness level.

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Hoagland Hall, Room 130

Barre with Tamaho
Barre is designed to be a full-body, muscle endurance workout that focuses on major muscle groups including the arms, legs, glutes, and core. The class is inspired by elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates and focuses on low-impact, high-intensity movements. A mat may be needed for floor work.

12:10-12:55 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Glute and Core Strengthening with Samie
Build core muscle groups while improving posture through performing a variety of exercises that strengthen the abdomen and back muscles and increase flexibility. A mat is needed for floor work.

Meet the Instructors

Samie Naake

Samie has been a group fitness instructor and personal trainer for two and a half years. She graduated from American River College in 2018 with Associate degrees in Kinesiology and Psychology before going on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Health Management at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. Her passion for fitness started when she decided to play volleyball for the first time while attending ARC and needed to bring her fitness to the collegiate level. After years of hard work and competing she was named to the AVCA and NAIA All-American Team. Since she has finished college sports and set out to share her knowledge and experience with everyone she can to help them cultivate their happiest and healthiest life. 

Sherry Allen

Sherry Allen is a creative and compassionate yoga teacher with a mindful style. For over 17 years, Sherry has been teaching yoga both privately and in group classes; her knowledge of mind, body, and spirit connection is drawn from a lifetime of studying movement starting with dance classes as a child to gym workouts where she found herself on the yoga mat. She received her yoga teaching training from YogaFit inspired yoga school. Seeking yoga’s wisdom, She studied Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga styles. She received her 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification in 2008 with YogaFit also in 2010 Group Fitness Instructor Certification with AFAA (Athletics and Fitness Association of America). Sherry’s intention is to help students connect their mind, body, and spirit through awareness of breath and movement.

Tamaho Yokishawa

Tamaho is an ACE and AFAA certified Fitness Professional with over 11 years of experience as a Group Fitness Instructor. She is an energetic, passionate, and easy-to-follow instructor. She loves teaching group fitness classes and enjoys leading music-driven workouts. Her specialties include Zumba, Barre, Barre Fusion, Ballet Dance Fusion, Yoga Sculpt, Yoga Fusion, Core, Strength, and Stretch classes. She holds an MBA in Global Management and enjoys sharing her passion for fitness with people from all over the world.