Glenville YMCA Personal Trainers

Personal training is a great program here at the YMCA. Our motivated and talented trainers will help you get back on track or reach your wellness goal! The Capital District would like to introduce you to the Glenville YMCA Personal Trainers!

Personal Trainers

David Moreau – Wellness Coordinator

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyong measure.” – Marianne Willamson

Background

David has been working for the Y since 2014. He hopes to use his knowledge of fitness to help others.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine

Specialties

Ask David for help with barbell-focused training, strength training, and overall fitness.

 

 


Susan Williams

“Fitness is one of the most important gifts you can give to yourself and your loved ones.”

Background

Susan joined the Y team in 2011. She has taught Balance, Women on Weights, Couch to 5K, and more for the Glenville Y.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Silver Sneakers Classic and Cardio Fit Instructor
  • Neuromotor Wellness Instructor
  • Fitour Myofascial Release Foam Roller
  • Fitour Aqua Basics

Specialties

Ask Susan for help with balance, strength training, interval training, flexibility, and fitness for older adults or those who have not been exercising routinely.

 


Laura Denovio

Laura_Denovio

“Together we can do anything!”

Background

Laura has worked for the YMCA since 1996. She has worked in health and wellness for 35 years. Laura has been a certified Personal Trainer since 2003.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor
  • Certified in YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles
  • “The Butt Stops Here” Smoking Cessation Program Facilitator

Specialties

Ask Laura for help with core training, TRX training, Functional Fitness and general strength training.


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Shannon Felix

“Always challenge yourself!”

Background

Shannon has worked for the YMCA since 2006 as a Swim Instructor, Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. She has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. Shannon has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise
  • Certified SPINNING® Instructor
  • Certified Pedaling for Parkinson’s Instructor™
  • Triathlon Training Coach for Swimming and Strength Training

Specialties

Ask Shannon for help with athletic training, swimming and triathlon training.


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“Relax, you can do it!”

Background

Johnny has worked for the YMCA since 2013. He enjoys jogging, playing guitar, reading and drawing.

Certifications

  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor

Specialties

Ask Johnny for help with a focused and gentle approach to one-on-one personal training.


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Background

Gigi has worked at the YMCA since 2015. She enjoys people and loves being active. She loves biking and camping and outdoor activities.

Certifications

  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength Conditioning Instructor
  • Certified in YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise
  • Certified Enhance® Fitness Arthritis Instructor
  • Certified in YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles
  • Silver Sneakers Instructor

Specialties

Ask Gigi for help with achieving your fitness goals.


Alex Brown

“Become the strongest version of yourself.” – Elliot Hulse

Background

Alex has worked for the YMCA since 2015. As a Personal Trainer, his goal is to help each member become the best version of themselves.

Certifications

  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength Conditioning Instructor
  • Certified Personal Trainer with the International Sports Sciences Association

Specialties

Ask Alex for help with strength training, weight lifting, and training for athletes.


 

Keo Herring

“What may seem like an impossible workout today will one day become your warm up, with the right effort.”

Background

Keo came to the YMCA in  2019 from New York City, where he work for Equinox Fitness as  Tier II Trainer. His background in martial arts gives him a holistic approach to personal training.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Council on Strength & Fitness
  • Kettlebell Level 1 with Equinox Fitness
  • Body Weight Training with Equinox Fitness

Specialties

Ask Keo for help with individualized personal training and body weight training progression.


 

Melissa

“Set small, attainable goals so you can be in it for the long haul.”

Background

Melissa has worked for the Y since 2012. She enjoys running, swimming, hiking, reading and playing with her three kids.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Certified YMCA Group Exercise Instructor
  • Certified Enhance®Arthritis Instructor

Specialties

Ask Melissa for help with running, interval training, TRX, arthritis and active older adult activities.

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