Adina Ciurar

Marketing&Business Manager, Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor

Adina joined the team in 2011, bringing in her extensive experience in business management and also her fitness skills. She moved in TCI in 2008, after seven successful years as a Sales & Marketing Manager with a prestigious multi-national telecommunication company in Romania, her native country.
Adina has a Bachelor’s Degree in Languages, with a major in Japanese Literature – Kabuki theater, and in 2007 she pursued a Master Degree in Marketing and Business Communication.

When it comes to fitness, Adina is our resident expert – a highly skilled personal trainer and group fitness classes instructor with years of experience under her belt and a fun, friendly character, who will have you burning those calories in no time.

Adina is teaching Tae-Bo, Piloxing and Boot Camp classes.

Please contact Adina at 649-442-6349 or by email:

Pascal Desaulnay

Tennis Professional, French Tennis Federation certified

Pascal is a former professional tennis player with over 25 years of experience in coaching players of all levels.
Originally from France, Pascal had the chance to sharpen his skills at Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Academy in Florida.
In 2001-2002 Pascal has been training with the prestigious National French Tennis Federation where he obtained his second degree as a tennis instructor.

We offer weekly adult group lessons and social games, as well as private tennis lessons.

For tennis enquiries call 649-442-6350 or email:

Paul Ciurar

Martial Arts Instructor, Personal Trainer, TRX Instructor

Paul moved to TCI in 2008 and joined the Graceway Sports Centre team in 2012. Paul started his Vietnamese Kung-Fu (Qwan-Ki-Do) training at the age of 15, being appointed as President of the Qwan-Ki-Do Club in his native town at the age of 19, when he also had gotten his black belt. He successfully led the Qwan-Ki-Do Club, which counted over 1,800 students, for 7 years, being a prominent presence in promoting sports and fitness activities. We offer Qwan-Ki-Do classes for adults and children on a weekly basis, see the schedule here.

Paul is also a ISSA certified Personal Trainer and in 2015 he’s got his TRX Functional and TRX Group Training certification.

Paul can be contacted at: or

 Lovelie Luxama

 Front Desk Clerk

Lovelie is our nice Front Desk representative since February 2015. Of Haitian origin, Lovelie grew up in Providenciales and in 2014 she graduated from Clement Howell High School. She accumulated valuable work experience in the hospitality industry, which she put to good use at the Sports Centre.

Andrew Rommel Forbes

 Front Desk Clerk

Andrew is our latest addition to the team and he’s also our junior. Andrew was born in Grand Turk, but he grew up on both North Caicos and Providenciales. When it comes to work, Andrew stops at nothing to get the job done. He is a dedicated young man with a bright smile and a positive attitude towards his work. There’s no task too hard for Andrew, but he does it with easiness and a charming smile.

Marilyn Markus

Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer

Marilyn Markus has been a fitness and yoga professional for many years now with a career spanning over numerous styles and certifications, such as: Yoga Teacher Trainer, certified Indoor Cycling instructor, Pilates and Fusion certified, Kickboxing instructor, Step Aerobics instructor and of course, she is a certified Personal Trainer.
Marilyn brings her wealth of knowledge and passion to the members at the gym, whether it’s motivating them through a group fitness class or encouraging them to keep pushing while doing personal training.
Marilyn has a true passion and commitment to helping members reach their fitness goals.

She is teaching Step Aerobics, High Intensity Interval Training, Spinning and Boot Camp classes.

Ainara Varela Pino

Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer

Ainara decided to move to sunny Turks&Caicos in 2015, after spending many years in the UK and New Zealand. Originally from Spain (Basque Country), Ainara is a trained dancer with valuable experience in choreography and directing various cabaret shows. Ainara discovered her passion for fitness in 2006 and became a certified instructor in Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, LesMills fitness concept, Spinning and also a personal trainer.

Michael Malcolm

Collaborator – Group Fitness Instructor

Michael Malcolm was born in New York, USA, but was raised in the Turks & Caicos Islands. His desire for health and staying in shape led him to a love for fitness. He has a strong passion for helping others and learning new techniques for keeping the body strong. His motto is ‘Fitness Is Life’.

Mike is teaching the Boxing Conditioning classes.

Carol Potter

Collaborator – Group Fitness Instructor

Carol came to Turks&Caicos many years ago, as a dive instructor.  As a child, she was always into sports and swam competitively for her country, South Africa, for 8 years.  With her love of sport and fitness and her love of teaching, she decided to move into fitness.  Carol has taken a personal fitness course from the American Fitness Professionals & Associates.  She is also certified in Core Fusion and Core Fusion Yoga. Carol is teaching the Legs,Bums&Tums class, which is a low intensity workout with a particular focus on toning the core and lower body.

Shara Goldsmith

Collaborator – Gymnastics and Dance Instructor

Our gymnastics coach, Shara Goldsmith, has an extensive professional background in Dance Performance and Education and holds a Minor in Dance from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She grew up within the walls of the YMCA Bahamas and was a YMCA Professional at an early age, instructing programs such as Gymnastics & Swimming. Presently, she is a Specialist Instructor at a local primary school and runs her own dance school.

We’re offering Gymnastics classes for Beginner and Advanced students, but also the youngest can learn the basics.