Yves teaches Kickboxing, HIIT, Dance and Strength Training classes at Lifetime Fitness in Syosset, New York. Yves is a NASM certified Personal Trainer and a NASM certified Behavior Change Specialist. Additionally, he is an AFAA certified group fitness instructor.
Yves was the co-founder and co-owner of MC Dance and Fitness for over 10 years. During that time Yves created several group fitness classes such as yvesolution, code red, code red extreme and various dance fusion classes. Yves has now created a new vision and ideal for personal training with YM Training. He has combine his passion for the whole body approach to fitness and behavior modification through the creation of YM Training.
Yves Maco is a graduate of a four year scholarship program from the prestigious dance school at Hofstra University.
Yves was an adjunct professor at Suffolk Community College from 2002-2004 where he taught Modern Dance and Hip-Hop. Yves also taught master classes in such educational venues as Hofstra University, Nassau Community College, Suffolk Community College, John Dewey High School, Huntington High School and Hempstead Middle School.
He was a resident dance teacher at Huntington High School and John Dewey High School from 2006-2008. Yves has been a trailblazer in the fusion of technical dance and fitness.
Yves has presented at ECA in both Florida and NYC, the Kettle Bell Convention in NYC along with Empower in Dallas and Minnesota. As a presenter, Yves brings his Carribean background as well as his love for kickboxing and fitness to the stage.