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Personal Training

Movie stars and athletes swear by them.  Would working with a personal trainer benefit you? Absolutely!
Trainers can help anyone, regardless of physical condition or age, get in and stay in shape.  A personal trainer will act as your coach, educator and cheerleader and will customize a program to fit your own personal needs. We have many qualified trainers to help you achieve your goals. Just select one, sign up and get in shape!

To schedule an appointment with a trainer, call 954-434-0499, ext. 105.


Ralph Ramirez

Ralph is an ASFA certified advanced personal trainer and fitness coach. His areas of expertise include strength training, weight loss, group classes and nutritional counseling. Ralph aims to bring health and wellness to those seeking to reach their ultimate fitness level. He believes that everyone has the potential to reach their maximum fitness goals and derives great satisfaction from providing the motivation, tools and knowledge necessary to achieve it.

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session - Members: $40 • Community: $50
  • (10) 30-minute sessions - Members: $300 • Community: $390
  • One-hour session - Members: $70 • Community: $90
  • (10) one-hour sessions - Members: $500 • Community: $650
  • One-hour couples session - Members: $100 • Community: $130
  • 30-minute group session (3-6 people) - Members: $20 per person • Community: $25 per person
  • One-hour group session (3-6 people) - Members: $30 per person • Community: $40 per person

Ysaac Kaplan

An athlete for as long as he can remember, Ysaac has a very high success rate in helping clients reach their physical goals. Ysaac says "the passion to help others in the fitness industry has and will always be my life."

Certifications

  • Trainer – National Council on Strength and Fitness
  • Spinning with Mad Dogg Spinning
  • Spinning for kids with Mad Dogg Spinning
  • First aid and CPR

Personal Training Rates

  • One-hour Session - Members: $70 • Community: $90
  • (10) One-hour sessions - Members: $500 • Community: $650
  • (20) One-hour sessions - Members: $900 • Community: $1,200
  • 30-minute sessions available upon request

Sharon Barten

Sharon has more than 25 years of experience in personal training and teaching group fitness classes on land and in the water. She can help you reach your goals for fitness and health.

Certifications

  • Aerobics instructor – Aerobic and Fitness Associates of America
  • Personal trainer – Aerobic and Fitness Associates of America
  • CPR and AED 

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session* - Members: $35 • Community: $45
  • (10) 30-minute sessions* - Members: $315 • Community: $405
  • (20) 30-minute sessions* - Members: $560 • Community: $720
  • One-hour session - Members: $60 • Community: $75
  • (10) one-hour sessions - Members: $540 • Community: $675
  • (20) one-hour sessions - Members: $960 • Community: $1,200
  • One-hour couples session - Members: $75 • Community: $100
  • 10 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $675 • Community: $850
  • 20 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $1,200 • Community: $1,600

*Trainer's discretion


Risa Spevack

Risa has more than 20 years of experience in sports evaluation, treatment and the rehabilitation of athletic injuries. With Risa as your trainer, you can be assured of the success of your fitness and sports goals.

Certifications

  • Personal Trainer - American Council on Exercise
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer 
  • CPR & AED and First Aid Instructor - American Heart Association
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor - American Red Cross
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguard - American Red Cross
  • CPR, First Aid and AED

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session* - Members: $35 • Community: $45
  • (10) 30-minute sessions* - Members: $315 • Community: $405
  • (20) 30-minute sessions* - Members: $560 • Community: $720
  • One-hour session - Members: $60 • Community: $75
  • (10) one-hour sessions - Members: $540 • Community: $675
  • (20) one-hour sessions - Members: $960 • Community: $1,200
  • One-hour couples session - Members: $75 • Community: $100
  • 10 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $675 • Community: $850
  • 20 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $1,200 • Community: $1,600

*Trainer's discretion


Mark Degan

Mark has 19 years of experience in all types of exercise settings working with clients of all ages and various health concerns. He has an undergraduate degree in exercise science and is certified as an ACSM health fitness specialist, the gold standard in the exercise profession. He also practices as a registered nurse on an orthopedic/medical surgical floor and is currently working on a bachelor's degree in nursing. Mark will take your goals, current health/medical abilities and make some magic happen.

Certifications

  • Health fitness instructor – American College of Sports Medicine
  • Enhanced qualification for exercise and the older adult – American College of Sports Medicine
  • Instructor – American Council on Exercise
  • Licensed massage therapist

Personal Training Rates

  • One-hour session - Members: $50 • Community: $65
  • One-hour couples session - Members: $70 • Community: $90

Lana Gelb

Lana Gelb, M.S., a native of South Africa, is ACSM-certified, a registered somatic movement therapist and a yoga therapist. In the wellness fitness industry for 31 years, Lana provides CECs for the American Council on Exercise (ACE); is certified in whole body vibration training; and brought the wave machine to the J for individual and couples training. As a post-rehab and movement disorders specialist, Lana brings a therapeutic approach to her work and specializes in seniors and individuals with auto-immune diseases, Parkinson's Disease and sports injuries.

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session - Members: $35 • Community: $45
  • (10) 30-minute sessions - Members: $300 • Community: $400
  • One-hour session - Members: $70 • Community: $90
  • (10) one-hour sessions - Members: $600 • Community: $780

Scott Rapoport

Scott has over 16 years of fitness training experience, as well as experience in coaching semi-professional soccer and working with children of all ages in sports-related programs.

Certifications

  • NESTA – National Endurance & Sports Trainers Association
  • CPR/AED – American Heart Association

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session - Members: $35 • Community: $45
  • (10) 30-minute sessions - Members: $300 • Community: $400
  • (20) 30-minute sessions - Members: $500 • Community: $700
  • One-hour session - Members: $65 • Community: $80
  • (10) one-hour sessions - Members: $650 • Community: $800
  • (20) one-hour sessions - Members: $1,300 • Community: $1,600
  • One-hour couples session - Members: $90 • Community: $120
  • 10 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $850 • Community: $1,150
  • 20 (one-hour couples sessions) - Members: $1,650 • Community: $2,250

Julia Steiner

Julia's forte is functional fitness training. As an NSCA certified personal trainer who works exclusively with women and children, she welcomes clients of all fitness levels interested in building strength, balance and flexibility for a healthy life.

Certifications

  • Personal trainer – National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • CPR/AED – American Heart Association

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session - Members: $30 • Community: $40
  • One-hour session - Members: $60 • Community: $80
  • 30-minute group session (4 or more people) - Members: $15 per person • Community: $20 per person
  • One-hour group session (2-4 people) - Members: $30 per person • Community: $40 per person

Donna Toft 

After many years of participating in aerobics fitness activities, Donna immersed herself in a more comprehensive fitness training routine over the last few years with excellent results. She is excited about what she’s done for herself and is now doing the same for others as well. Donna has recently successfully completed the NASM Certified Personal Trainer course. She looks forward to putting both her own extensive practical experience and the latest training techniques and knowledge to work for your benefit.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • CPR/AED – American Heart Association

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session – Members: $30 • Community: $40
  • (10) 30-minute sessions – Members: $250 • Community: $325
  • One-hour session – Members: $45 • Community: $60
  • (10) One-hour sessions – Members: $400 • Community: $520
  • One-hour couples session – Members: $60 • Community: $80
  • (10) One-hour couples sessions – Members: $550 • Community: $715

Shira ZeviShira Zevi

Shira is a certified personal trainer and amateur body builder offering both group and private training.  She loves teaching spin, Xzone, track, and many other classes.  She has a real passion for strength training and wants to see you become the best version of you while reaching all of your fitness goals.

Personal Training Rates

  • 30-minute session – Members: $40 • Community: $50
  • (10) 30-minute sessions – Members: $300 • Community: $390
  • One-hour session – Members: $70 • Community: $90
  • (10) One-hour sessions – Members: $450 • Community: $600
  • 30-minute group session (3-6 people) – Members: $15 per person • Community: $20 per person
  • One-hour group session (3-6 people) – Members: $25 per person • Community: $30 per person