Personal Training

Take your training to the next level with our certified personal trainers. Working with a personal trainer is one of the fastest, easiest, most successful ways to improve your health and fitness. Whether you want to lose weight, increase strength, improve balance, or enhance your overall health, our trainers will customize a program just for you.

See our personal training programs. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Individual and Buddy Training

We offer 30-minute and 60-minute individual and buddy training sessions for adults and teens.

JCC Fit Pack

Want to sample all of the components of health and fitness The J has to offer? Then this is the package for you. You receive:

  • 1 60-minute nutritional consultation
  • 1 60-minute private training
  • 1 60-minute Fascial Stretch Therapy™ session

JCC Fit Power Pack

Ready to jumpstart your health and fitness? Our clinical nutritionist, personal trainers, stretch and Pilates instructors will design a program just for you. You receive:

  • 1 60-minute nutrition consultation
  • 1 60-minute follow up nutrition session
  • 1 60-minute private Fascial Stretch Therapy™ or Pilates reformer session
  • 8 30-minute personal training sessions

Sports-Team Training @ The J

Coach by design! Get your sports team to the next level, in- or off-season, with private team training. We will help take your team to the next level with sport-specific training: agility, power, speed and strength.

Fitness for Golfers

Improve your golf game with this six-week fitness series. Increase your core stability and improve your strength, flexibility and concentration: all key components of golf. Session includes strength training, TRX, yoga and two 60-minute private stretch sessions tailored for golfers.

Nail the Scale

Our trainers will help you reach your weight-loss goals with a little friendly completion! With up to five 1-hour group sessions each week and two private consultations with our clinical nutritionist, not only will you nail the scale, you will look and feel great!

Private Fascial Stretch Therapy™

Let our certified fascial stretch therapist assess the range of motion in all of your major joints and work with you to determine where stretching and lengthening could benefit your body. This comprehensive, gentle stretching has many benefits including pain relief, improved performance, increased range of motion and stress management.

JCC Running Clinic

No more excuses! Our four-week running clinic will get you on track! Learn proper form, warm-up drills, setting your pace, hill and interval workouts, how to prepare for a race and more! Great for beginner and intermediate runners.

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Denise Krater

Denise Krater
Fitness Director

Education and Certifications

  • BS Exercise Science and Wellness
  • Cooper Institute: Biomechanics of Strength Training
  • Cooper Institute: Advanced Personal Fitness Specialist
  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor

Specializations

  • Corrective stability and strength training
  • Movement, yoga, and flexibility
  • Core strength and functional movement
Bryan Einwalter

Bryan M. Einwalter
Fitness Floor Supervisor

Education and Certifications

  • BS Kinesiology
  • TRX

Specializations

  • Post-rehabilitation training
  • Strength and hypertrophy training
  • Stabilization training
Christi Christiaens

Christi Christiaens
Nutrition and Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • Nutritional Counseling, Specializing in Detoxification and Anti-Aging
  • Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist
  • Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor
  • ASFA Personal Trainer

Specializations

  • Designing individualized nutrition programs for weight loss, detox, digestive and overall health
  • Injury prevention
  • Agility, balance, and coordination
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Lisa Berk
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • AFAA Personal Training Certification
  • AFAA Group Training Certification

Specializations

  • Weight loss workout plans
  • Cardiovascular conditioning
  • Teen training
  • Sports conditioning
  • Boxing
George Blasiola

George Blasiola
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • BS Biological Sciences
  • MA Biology
  • ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer

Specializations

  • Core strength and balance
  • Strength training for older adults
  • Post physical therapy, flexibility and strength training
John Blilie

John Blilie
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • MS Exercise Science with an emphasis on Exercise Physiology
  • BS Physical Education

Specializations

  • Low-back pain management
  • Balance training
  • Pre- and post-op rehab for joint replacement
  • Geriatric functional movement and exercise
Kara Gibson

Kara Gibson
Personal Trainer

Education and Certifications

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • BA in Psychology

Specializations

  • Chronic back pain
  • Functional training
  • Weight loss
  • Triathlon training
Emily Grout

Emily Grout
Pilates and Fascial Stretch Therapy™

Education and Certifications

  • BS Exercise and Wellness
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Pilates Core Integration: 400-Hour Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Certificate
  • Fascial Stretch Therapy™ Specialist – Stretch to Win Institute

Specializations

  • Postural balance through movement
  • Combining flexibility and strength conditioning
  • Refining skills; balance, coordination and control
Jen Markus

Jen Markus
Yoga

Education and Certifications

  • YogaWorks RYT 200

Specializations

  • Vinyasa flow
  • Restorative yoga
  • Essential oils for healing
Teri Neumann

Teri Neumann
Pilates and Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • BA Biology
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Peak Pilates

Specializations

  • Increasing lean muscle mass to increase metabolism
  • Core strength and stability
  • Pilates-based movements
  • Women’s health: hormonal balance, improving metabolism, and bone strength
Sherry Petersen

Sherry Petersen
Yoga

Education and Certifications

  • Yoga Pura 500 Hour Advanced Studies and Teacher Training Graduate
  • RYT 500 Hour Yoga Alliance

Specializations

  • Yoga therapy – back pain, injuries and physical limitations
  • Vinyasa flow, Restorative, and Kids yoga
  • Meditation
Alexandra Prince

Alexandra Prince
Pilates and Fascial Stretch Therapy™

Education and Certifications

  • 60 Hour Mat Pilates/Pilates Core Integration
  • 450 Hour Comprehensive Pilates, Pilates Core Integration
  • AFAA Group Exercise Certification
  • Fascial Stretch Therapy™, CFST Level I

Specializations

  • Pilates with focus on efficient movement with proper form and technique
  • Motivating, inspiring, and coaching clients to achieve optimal fitness goals
  • Enhance posture through corrective exercises
Lynn Staub

Lynn Staub
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
  • AFAA Mat Pilates
  • AFAA Personal Training
  • Cooper Clinic Biomechanics of Strength Training

Specializations

  • Functional training and core strength
  • Strength and flexibility training
  • Post rehab
Sue Stegemoller

Sue Stegemoller
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • ACE Personal Trainer
  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor
  • Johnny G Cycle

Specializations

  • Corrective exercise
  • Functional training
  • Post rehab
Therese Tukan

Therese Tukan
Yoga

Education and Certifications

  • BS Nursing
  • Yoga Alliance RYT-500 Master-Level Yoga Teacher
  • Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Instructor
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt

Specializations

  • Yoga Training – all levels and types of classes with an emphasis on healing
  • Water Exercise – deep and shallow
  • Korean martial arts
Amy Tyre

Amy Tyre
Yoga

Education and Certifications

  • Yoga Alliance 200 RYT – At One Yoga
  • Yoga Immersion and Advanced Applications for Yoga Teachers
  • Therapeutic Yoga

Specializations

  • Vinyasa flow
  • Yin yoga
  • Chair yoga
Noel Washington

Noel Washington
Personal Training

Education and Certifications

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • TRX
  • 6th Degree Black Belt

Specializations

  • Back-pain prevention / post rehab
  • Biomechanics and Core strengthening
  • Kickboxing
  • Speed, agility, and Sport conditioning

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