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!

Tier I: Personal Trainers

Allison Reinhardt, Wellness Director

“Fitness can fit into any life, any time, any where.”

Background

Allison has been a YMCA staff member since 2006, beginning at the Glenville YMCA, moving to the Greenbush team in 2014 and landing back in her hometown Southern Saratoga YMCA in 2016. Certified with ACE, YMCA of the USA, YogaFit and SPINNING, Allison enjoys helping clients achieve their goals and encourages them to continually strive for their personal best. She specializes in working with clients to gain strength and achieve weight management. Allison also teaches group exercise classes.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with ACE, AFAA and the YMCA
  • YogaFIT Instructor
  • Certified YMCA Group Instructor
  • Certified SPINNING® Instructor
  • Certified Weight Management Specialist

Specialties

Ask Allison for help with endurance, multi-sports, strength training and weight management.

 


Lisa Rivet, Wellness Coordinator

“Every day is another chance to get stronger, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you.”

Background

Lisa has 18 years of experience with the Y, and 20 years experience as a Group Fitness Instructor. Her classes range from Cycling to Body sculpting to Pilates. Lisa has led Couch to 5K and 5K to 5K programs, and has taught Women on Weights training.

Certifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Group Fitness Instructor
  • MADDOG Spin Instructor
  • ENHANCE Fitness Instructor
  • Pedaling for Parkinson’s Instructor
  • Myofascial Release Foam Roller

Specialties

See Lisa for help learning to weight-lift.


Laura Denovio

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“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.


Johnny McIntoshJohnny MacIntosh

“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.


ColetteColette Youlen

“There are plenty of obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.” – Ralph Marston

Background

Colette has worked for the YMCA since 2015. She was a NCAA Assistant Division I Women’s Ice Hockey Coach for 11 years. Colette played internationally in Switzerland winning the League A Championship and played NCAA Division I Hockey at Cornell University. She enjoys exercising, the outdoors and spending time with her family.

Certifications

  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor
  • Certified YMCA Group Exercise Instructor
  • Certified in YMCA Healthy Living Principles

Specialties

Ask Colette for help with interval training, core strength, TRX training, and general strength and conditioning.


Nicola MacNeil

“It is never too late to adopt a healthy lifestyle.”

Background

Nicola has been with the YMCA since Sept 1997. She’s a 1995 graduate of the University College of Chester, England with a B.A. in Sports Science. Nicola is an ACE certified personal trainer with 25 years of experience as a beach/waterfront and pool American Red Cross Lifeguard as well as 19 years as an Aqua Fitness Instructor. Fitness has always been a core part of her life. She loves hiking, trail running, road running, triathlons, open water/lap swimming, winter sports, circuit and strength training. As a busy mom of three keeping an active lifestyle has always been an intrinsic part of her family life.

Certifications

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
  • Aquatics Exercise Association Certified
  • Aqua Aerobics Instructor
  • American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard

Specialties

Ask Nicola for help with Aquatic exercise, weight loss, strength, flexibility, core strength & circuit training.

 


Lance Leach

“Success is not forever, and failure isn’t fatal.” – Don Shula

Background

Lance became a YMCA trainer in October of 2016, at the Elk River YMCA in Minnesota. Upon moving to Schenectady in January of 2018, he joined the Glenville team as a Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor and Wellness Coach. Lance enjoys football, working out, disc golf, and being outside.

Certifications

  • American Counsel on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer
  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor
  • Russian Kettlebell Instructor with Dragon Door

Specialties

Ask Lance for help with strength training, circuit training, speed and agility, and kettlebells.

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