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Discover your potential! Work with a certified YMCA Personal Trainer and accomplish your wellness goals. Regardless of age or fitness level, personal attention and expert advice will help you achieve maximum results and avoid injury. Our personal training sessions require an additional fee that is not included in your Y membership.

Practicing regular physical activity is proven to benefit your physical and mental health while preventing chronic disease. We know having a consistent workout plan can be challenging sometimes, but you don’t have to do it alone. The Y is here to help!

Personal Training Benefits

  • Increase Accountability
  • Set Realistic Wellness Goals
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Challenges You to Reach Your Goal
  • Learn from an Expert Wellness Professional
  • Individualized Plan Based on Your Current Fitness Level
  • Promotes Wellness as a Whole Including Nutrition and Physical Activities

Packages & Cost

One Hour Personal Training Session

Member: $40  |  Community Guest: $60

Four, One Hour Personal Training Sessions

Member: $150  |  Community Guest: $230

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If you are a current personal training client, please purchase your additional personal training sessions here.

 

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Lisa Barefoot — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Health Seekers, Active Older Adults, Special Populations, Triathlon Training, Boot camp, & HIIT
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: UNCG B.S. in Health Education, ACE CPT, ASHI-CPR/AED, Keiser Indoor Cycle Certification, NETA Indoor Group Cycling Certification, TRX Suspension Training, YMCA Healthy Heart Ambassador, & National Board-Certified Teacher in Physical Education
  • Experience: Lisa has taught physical education for more than 20 years. After her retirement from teaching she decided to increase the time she spends personal training and instructing group fitness classes at the Y.
  • Personal Passion: Lisa loves hiking and challenging herself to accomplish new goals. Most recently, she's competed in multiple Ironman races. 
Kim Bolton — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Senior Adults
  • Home Branch: Ragsdale Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: WITS Personal Trainer, Senior Adult Specialist, ACE Group Fitness
  • Work Experience: Have been personal training since 2017. I became a Wellness Coach in March 2022.
  • Personal Passion: I strive to inspire a healthy, active lifestyle for my clients, my family, and myself.
Steven Britton — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Weight-loss, Nutrition guidance, Strength Training, Athletic Development- Football & Wrestling, Boot Camp/HIIT, Active Older Adults
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: ACE CPT, ACE Behavior Specialist, TRX Suspension Training, YMCA Diabetes Prevention Coach, Water Fitness Instructor, & YMCA Healthy Heart Ambassador 
  • Experience: Steven started exploring wellness as a career after losing 40 lbs. and improving overall health. He's been a leader in the wellness industry for more than 5 years.
  • Personal Passion: Steven loves spending time with family, playing and watching sports. He is also an avid moviegoer. 
Amanda Barthel — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Post-Rehab Recovery, Strength & Conditioning, Muscle & Strength Gain, Weight-loss
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: UNCG B.S. Therapeutic Recreation, AFAA CPT, ASHI-CPR/AED, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, Jeuser Ubdiir Group Cycle Instructor, Les Mills- RPM, Les Mills-CORE
  • Experience: Amanda started as a participant in group exercise classes and later was told to give teaching a try. She fell in love with it and later went on to get her Personal Training Certification. Amanda has been at the Bryan Y for more than 10 years. 
  • Personal Passion: Amanda loves reading, traveling, and spending time with loved ones! 
Sylvia Caceres — Spears Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Her goal is to help create a safe, motivational space where members can learn to thrive through movement. 
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: NASM certified in personal training, and completing corrective exercise specialist and Intuitive eating facilitator certifications.
  • Work Experience: Started in wellness over a year ago, with a lifetime of passion for her own health that has propelled her to share her love of wellness with others
  • Personal Passion: Passionate about spending time with her spouse and loving on her pets, 2 dogs and 1 cat, and she loves a good workout.
Jerry Davis — Eden Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Specializes in People with disabilities, individuals that have had strokes and diabetics.
  • Home Branch: Eden Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: International Sports Science Association, (ISSA) Certified, American Aerobic Association Certified
  • Work Experience: Experienced trainer since 1999
Caroline Duncan — Bryan Y and Spears Y
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  • Area(s) of Specialization: Balance & Core Stability, HIIT & Boot Camp, Nutrition & Wellness 
  • Home Branch: Bryan YMCA and Spears Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: ACE CPT, ASHI-CPR/AED, Les Mills- Body Pump, ACE Nutrition Specialist, Fitour Cycle Certification
  • Experience: After achieving her personal training certification, Caroline decided to study for a nutrition specialist certification to enhance the training experience for her clients. In addition, she's just recently attained her Cycle Certification.
  • Personal Passion: Caroline is passionate about family and enjoys impacting the people who cross her path
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Claudelle “CeCe” Duncan — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Weight-loss, Women's Fitness, Strength Training, & Active Older Adults
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: B.A. English & Communication from Greensboro College, ACE CPT, ACE Fitness Nutrition, Les Mills- Body Pump
  • Experience: Cee started her wellness journey as a client. After seeing amazing results, she decided to share the feeling of achieving such great goals with others. Since then, she's been involved in both Personal Training and Group Fitness.
  • Personal Passion: Cee loves being active, dancing, and quality time with her loved ones. 
Lori Ecklund — Ragsdale Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Personal Trainer, Senior Fitness, Cycle
  • Home Branch: Ragsdale Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: Elite Instructor for Interactive Fitness Trainers of America (IFTA), Personal Trainer, Group Fitness, Senior Fitness, Advanced Weight Room, Indoor Cycle, TRX Certification
  • Work Experience: Have worked at Ragsdale YMC since 2004; Personal Training, led “LiveStrong” Program for several years, instructor for Indoor Cycle. PE Instructor for GTCC; Weight Training, Physical Fitness, and Circuit Training since 2004.
  • Personal Passion: My passion is working with others with hopes of passing on my passion for better health and fitness. By working with individuals long enough for them to begin feeling and seeing the difference in their bodies they begin to believe in themselves.
Jalen Graves — Spears Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Has experience working with the senior population as well as athletes.
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: Degree in Kinesiology from UNCG and NASM
  • Work Experience: Has been a trainer more than 5 years and has experience with all ages and abilities
  • Personal Passion: Loves to lift, play basketball and listen to podcasts
Natalie Huffine — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Group Fitness, Strength Training, Youth Fitness, Health Seeker 
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: ACE CPT, ASHI-CPR/AED, Les Mills- Body Pump 
  • Experience: Natalie started teaching Body Pump in 2017. In 2020, she attained her personal training certification and recently started as a Wellness Coach. 
  • Personal Passion: Natalie's goals and passion are to help as many people as possible who were like herself before. Individuals who haven't worked out in years and now want to make a change in their lives. 
Katie Hutchins — Ragsdale Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Senior Fitness and those with early-onset Parkinson’s group exercise class and cycle class. 
  • Home Branch: Ragsdale Family YMCA 
  • Qualifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Parkinson’s group cycle class instructor (ACE), B.S. in Psychology from UNCG 
  • Work Experience: I was a YMCA assistant swim coach for 3+ years at all triad locations. I received my ACE PT certification in June 2021
  • Personal Passion: I love swimming! I also enjoy lifting and hiking. I’m a cat person and had a full-time job writhing with sweet kids diagnosed with Autism. 
Javon Johnson — Reidsville Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Sports performance 
  • Home Branch: Reidsville Family YMCA 
  • Qualifications: ACE certified personal trainer sport performance specialist 
  • Work Experience: 2 years of personal training, 2 years coaching wrestling 
  • Personal Passion: weightlifting, cars and pets. 
Alex Joyner — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Muscle building, Body Fat Reduction, Volume-Training
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: B.S. Kinesiology from UNCG, Fitour CPT, & ASHI-CPR/AED
  • Work Experience: Alex played football through junior high school and is an experienced Wellness Coach
  • Personal Passion: Alex's passion is to inspire everyone he encounters to reach their peak physical and mental abilities 
Meredith Knowlton Dennis — Reidsville Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Flexibility, athletic conditioning, exercise post-cancer treatment, strength training, running, fitness for beginners, weight loss, corrective exercise
  • Home Branch: Reidsville Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: AFAA Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Coach, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Ambassador, Group Exercise certifications in Yoga, Les Mills Bodypump, Zumba, STRONG Nation, SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Yoga, Barre and all styles of dance
  • Work Experience: Wellness Director at the Reidsville YMCA
  • Personal Passion: Running, helping others live their best lives through the power of movement
Sandy Land — Spears Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: From Pilates to Silver Sneakers, not just a coach, but also a Life coach. Her focus is on body, mind, and spirit.
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: Multiple group exercise formats, Personal trainer, Certified Life coach and Energy healing.
  • Work Experience: More than 18 years of teaching and coaching experience
  • Personal Passion: Mental health advocate, Running, hiking, relaxing by the ocean and Drag Racing.
Antonio Lang — Hayes-Taylor Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Youth Fitness, Sport performance, Active Lifestyle, Improving health 
  • Home Branch: Hayes-Taylor YMCA
  • Qualifications: B.S. in Sport Science Fitness Management from NC A&T, ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, soon will be ISSA Certified Youth Exercise and Body Building 
  • Work Experience: Youth Sports coach, Personal Training, Group Fitness, Motivational Interviewing 
  • Personal Passion: My personal quote, "RISE UP and DOMINATE all CHALLENGES to become LEGENDARY "
Morgan Lewis — Stoney Creek Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Strength and Conditioning, Correctional Movement, Functional Training and Special Populations  
  • Home Branch: Stoney Creek YMCA
  • Qualifications: B.S. in Kinesiology at UNCG, ACSM Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT), NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) 
  • Work Experience: Certified Personal Trainer since 2012 and have worked with a range of clients with an assortment of goals in both the gym and healthcare organization. Also, has taught a variety of group exercise classes like Bootcamp, SilverSneakers, HIIT, Circuit Training, Core etc. 
  • Personal Passion: I'm passionate about empowering and helping individuals develop beneficial habits to live a happy and full life.  My ultimate goal is to help you optimize your daily activity by integrating movement and exercises customized to you that is both enjoyable and sustainable.   
Keely McKinney — Ragsdale Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Young Adults & Teens 
  • Home Branch: Ragsdale Family YMCA 
  • Qualifications: CPT through American Council on Exercise 
  • Work Experience: Have been working as a Wellness Attendant since 2018 and a Personal Trainer since 2021. 
  • Personal Passion: I love reading! 
Deirdre Moyer, PHD — Eden Y
  • Home Branch: Eden Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: Certified Master Trainer, Lifestyle Coach, National Exercise Training Association, Certified Health Coach, AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • Work Experience: More than 10 years of personal training experience
Hayden Nault — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Post-Rehab Recovery, Strength & Conditioning, Muscle Gaining & Strength Training
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: NASM CPT, ASHI-CPR/AED
  • Experience: Hayden's personal wellness journey is rooted in his road to recovery after an accident where he's had to discover what fitness looks like now. Additionally, Hayden has been an athlete for much of his life. 
  • Personal Passion: Hayden loves spending time with family and loved ones in addition, he enjoys learning about anything related to marketing. 
Toby Park — Bryan Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Body Building & Strength Training
  • Home Branch: Bryan Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: UNCG M.S. in Kinesiology, CSCS-Strength and Conditioning, NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, NSCA KOREA-Certified Personal Trainer
  • Work Experience: Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer at Sungkyunkwan University (Korea), Physical Training Instructor at Republic of Korea Armed Forces
  • Personal Passion: Natural bodybuilding and learning exercise science
Leslie Phipps — Spears Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Loves to design callisthenic workouts as well as functional strength and weight management
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: AFAA certified
  • Work Experience: Has been a trainer at Spears Y since 2016
  • Personal Passion: Loves to get in her early morning workouts and be outdoors
Gina Richardson — Eden Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Specializes in making people feel better about themselves. If you have never worked out, feel comfortable and confident in the fitness center. If you have never run, can turn you into a person with a passion for running.
  • Home Branch: Eden Family YMCA
  • Qualifications: ACE certification, SilverSneakers, Group Exercise, Sprint 8
  • Work Experience: Nearly 10 years in the health and fitness industry
Duwan Robertson — Spears Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Works with all levels of fitness, from the novice to the athlete
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: NASM and IFTA
  • Work Experience: Coaching since 2020
  • Personal Passion: Loves all areas of fitness, sports and is also a musician.
Leslie P Stevens — Ragsdale Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Mobility/Functional Training, Strength Training, Weight Loss, Weight Gain 
  • Home Branch: Ragsdale Family YMCA 
  • Qualifications: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) - Certified Personal Trainer and Senior Fitness Specialist; Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) - Group Fitness Instructor; Parkinson’s Cycle Coach; Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration 
  • Work Experience: More than 15 years of experience at the Y and nearly 10 years as a personal trainer
  • Personal Passion: I am deeply passionate about my clients, and there’s nothing of more value to me than helping somebody go through an experience that makes them happy, confident, and strong. I am here to help you discover the benefits and joys of training that helped me become the person I am today. I’m here to be your personal guide on your fitness journey. 
Melinda “Mo” Summers — Reidsville Y
  • Area(s) of Specialization: Personal training, group personal training, and senior fitness
  • Home Branch: Reidsville Family YMCA
  • Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Group Personal Trainer Specialist, NASM Senior Fitness Specialist, and AFFA Primary Group Fitness Certified.
  • Work Experience: My introduction into the fitness world is as a certified group fitness instructor teaching Zumba Gold and Les Mills formatted classes in Virginia and North Carolina. This blossomed into personal training where I have actively worked with many clients in the personal and group training settings at the Reidsville Family YMCA.
  • Personal Passion: I want to work with clients wherever they are in their fitness journey to help them reach their fitness destination. My passion is to help motivate clients to keep moving, get stronger, healthier and more fit at all stages and ages in their lives.
Cedric Waltham — Spears Y
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  • Area(s) of Specialization: Strength and conditioning 
  • Home Branch: Spears YMCA
  • Qualifications: MS, MSCC, USAW, NASE and 1 of 230 Master Level Strength and conditioning in the USA.
  • Work Experience: 13 years as Director of Strength and Conditioning at NC A&T University, currently serving as Director of S&C for the Greensboro College football team
  • Personal Passion: Passionate about spending time with his family and he enjoys playing racquetball and caring for his flowers and fruit trees.
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If you are looking for expert advice to guide you through achieving your maximum wellness goals and help you avoid injuries, then Personal Training is for you. We have certified YMCA Personal Trainers ready to help you discover your full potential and achieve your personal goals in a safe and efficient manner by creating a custom workout program just for you. 

Ready to get fit? Work with a certified YMCA Personal Trainer at one of our local Greensboro, NC, or other Triad area locations. Everyone can benefit from Personal Training, no matter their age or fitness level. If you have any questions or want to accommodate your preferred training day, contact any of our Ys!