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Your body deserves a unique fitness regime tailored to you. At the Y, our nationally certified personal trainers can assist you in reaching your fitness and weight loss goals through one-on-one or group training.
Rev up a stale exercise routine with fresh approaches to your workout
Break out of your fitness plateau - challenge yourself
Reduce the risk of injury by learning proper techniques
Stay motivated and committed to your exercise program
Our trainers help to establish realistic and attainable goals.
They will develop an exercise program specific to your individual needs, health status and limitations.
Assure proper exercise technique, program design and progression to avoid common mistakes and exercise-related injuries.
Integrate variety into your exercise program to avoid boredom and training plateaus.
Provide positive encouragement, motivation, and accountability.
BUDDY TRAINING COMBINES THE BENEFITS OF PROVIDING A WORKOUT PARTNER WHO HAS THE SAME GOALS AND/OR TRAINING EXPERIENCE, WITH THE EXPERTISE AND PROGRAM DESIGN OF A CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER. THESE SESSIONS ARE OFFERED AT A REDUCED PER-PERSON RATE, AND AT YOUR REQUEST WE CAN MATCH YOU WITH A COMPATIBLE CLIENT WITH WHOM TO SHARE YOUR SESSION TIME.
My name is Andrea Pindroh, and I am the Healthy Living Director as well as a Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I graduated from Slippery Rock University with an Exercise Science degree. I am certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Certified Exercise Physiologist. My passion for health and fitness began very young because I played sports and loved learning about the body. I love sharing my passion for fitness with our members as well as partnering with them to achieve their goals. You can find me at the branch from 8:30am-6:00pm. Feel free to stop by my office or contact me at email@example.com.
My Name is Donnie Warnock, and I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. Associate in Fitness and Nutrition and Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer. I am in my Master Certification track through IFPA as a Master Personal Fitness Trainer. My passion for health and fitness began in my teens and I get my greatest satisfaction from helping others achieve their goals. I developed a passion for training as my exercise experience grew beyond training friends and relatives in my home gym to training a larger populous in public gyms. I am available Monday - Friday 6 - 4pm, Saturdays 8 - 2pm. You may reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Name is Grace Smith, and I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I am certified through NASM as a Personal Trainer and am a Corrective Exercise Specialist. My love of health and fitness began 7 years ago, and I get my greatest satisfaction from helping others achieve their goals. I am passionate about personal training because living a healthy and active lifestyle makes me a happier person and I want to help others live that way. I am available to work with clients Monday-Sunday any time. My email address is: email@example.com
My name is Kristian Kirchner, and I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I have a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Alabama, and taught for 15 years before changing careers and becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. I am certified through International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) and have been a Personal Trainer for almost 5 years. My passion for health and fitness began at a young age and I enjoy making people feel comfortable and confident in the gym while encouraging and educating them as they achieve their goals. I am available for personal training most week days between 8 a.m and 3 p.m, but other days/times may be arranged. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
My name is Kristin Long. I'm a UAB Alumni but more importantly, I'm the CEO Mom of my household where I keep three very active and sporty teenagers in line. Through the YMCA, I teach YCross, YStrong, BOOTCAMP, YMove and I am Silver Sneaker Certified. When I was in high school and college. I have always been a health nut! Now, I run marathons for fun. I absolutely LOVE knowing that I had a part in helping someone establish positive and productive exercise habits, reach goals and become an overall healthier person! I am available: Mondays 10:00am-4:00pm,Tuesdays 10:30am -4:30pm, Wednesdays 2:00-5:00pm and Thursdays 1:30-4:30pm. You you may reach me at Krislong718@hotmaiil.com.
My Name is Scott Hults and I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I am a retired US Navy Captain. I earned a Masters degree in Education from New York University. I am certified through the National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT). My passion for health and fitness began more than 20 years-ago and I get my greatest satisfaction from helping others achieve their fitness goals. I am a master professional (73 years-of-age) athlete, and to me, age is a statistic and not a burden. There's no reason a man or woman of any age cannot get into and maintain the best shape of their lives if they just have the desire to do so. I am available weekday mornings between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM. You may contact me at email@example.com.
Y Barre A non-impact class designed to strengthen, tone & balance the entire body utilizing the ballet barre and light props.
Y Core An athletic and functional core strength workout.
Y Cross A high energy interval class focusing on strengthening the total body using functional training techniques and equipment.
Y Defend An explosive fighting-inspired cardio & strength workout – punch, kick & defend your way to health.
Y H20 An invigorating full body workout using water and light props as your resistance.
Y Kids A variety of body conditioning classes for youth intended to engage kids in a fun fitness environment to improve overall health.
Y Pilates A low-impact workout emphasizing core strength, balance & flexibility utilizing body weight & light props.
Y Recover A restorative class designed to massage & release muscle soreness & tension using foam rollers and massaging tools.
Y Rhythm A rhythmic dance-inspired fitness workout.
Y Ride An exhilarating indoor cycle cardio workout inspired by outdoor cycling.
Y Silver A variety of fun & functional workouts incorporating cardio, strength, balance & flexibility for our senior populations.
Y Step An energetic, full body workout using the STEP to train agility, coordination and strength.
Y Strong A challenging total body strength training workout utilizing all forms of equipment to tone & develop all the muscles of the body.
Y Together An enjoyable fitness class designed for families to grow stronger & healthier together.
Y Yoga An alternative way to improve balance & flexibility utilizing a variety of traditional yoga poses & approaches appealing to all fitness levels
Zumba® Mixes low and high intensity moves for an interval style dance fitness
party through Latin and World rhythms.
The Intensity Scale below is provided to assist with class selection based on your current conditioning level and need. However, all classes will involve professional instruction on ways to adjust the intensity level in order to Modify or Intensify based on individual class participant needs – If Intensity is not listed in class name, the default is Intermediate.
Designed to instruct on the fundamentals of the class modality while also providing a complete workout
Designed to provide a complete workout appropriate for all levels of conditioning
Designed to provide a higher intensity level workout most appropriate for those with a solid baseline of conditioning
Does your 10 year old want to workout with weights like mom and dad but know they have to be 14 to do so?
Not anymore! We offer a Youth Strength and Conditioning class designed to teach children ages 10-14 the benefits of strength/cardio training and how to use the equipment saftely and properly. Children will be coached by a certified personal trainer for 3-one hour sessions that you schedule at your convenience.
Once your child passes the class, he/she will receive a yellow wrist band that they are required to wear every time they come to the Y to workout. If they do not have their wrist band, for their safetyl, if they are under 14 years of age they will be asked to exit the weight/cardio room.
When: Days and times that are convenient with your schedules.
Where: The personal trainer will meet you and your child at the front desk.
Cost: $50 for 3-one hour sessions
How to register: See the welcome center for a registration flyer and contact Kristian Kirchner at 205-617-4695 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your appointments.
One on One instruction with a USPTA certified professional
4-8 to one instruction with similar level players
Weekly Men's & Women's Clinics
Racquets available to demo or buy
Clothing, shoes, bags, available upon request
Add your name to the "Find a match" list
We host a variety of league play opportunities:
USTA, LITL, Soft Court.
Available upon request
Director of Tennis at the Greystone YMCA
I graduated from Jacksonville State University with an Computer Science degree. I am an Elite Certified Teaching Professional through the USPTA. My passion for Tennis began very young. I love sharing my passion for tennis with our members as well as partnering with them to achieve their goals. You can find me at the branch from 8:30am-6:00pm. Feel free to stop by my office or contact me at SFaulkner@ymcabham.org or at 205-430-2911 email@example.com
Assistant Tennis Pro at the Greystone YMCA
I Graduated from Huntingdon College with my Bachelor's in Sports Management in May of 2017. I played as high as #2 singles and #1 doubles my senior year and getting to play college tennis was a great experience for me. I am a Certified Teaching Professional through the PTR. I have a passion for tennis and love to share that passion with others through teaching. I am availble for both private and group instruction. I would be happy to help with any special requests or needs that you might have. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 205-430-2912. Hope to see you on the courts!
Play regular size tennis nets, use of Red, Orange, and Green balls. Some games, contests, scoring, and starting to rally back and forth with each other using the full court. Understanding and practicing singles and doubles for juniors team tennis. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for a clinic)
The Challengers program is for ages 11-14. This is for intermediate players and is intended to provide players with a basic understanding of stroke production, footwork, and beginning match play. In Challengers, students are encouraged to play team tennis and tournaments designated by their GSY coach.
Must have the desire to learn the basic strokes or already be able to rally and control your strokes. Play regular size tennis nets, use of regular yellow balls. Must be committed and coachable to improving their tennis game to try out for a school tennis team. Students in Junior Academy are encouraged to play USTA team tennis and tournaments. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for a clinic)
Pro Teaching: Steve Faulkner and Justin McQueen
• To reserve a court, you MUST have the Tennis Membership Add-On fee on top of your regularly monthly Birmingham Y membership. These two memberships are different.
Tennis add on fee is... $11 for individual membership, $16 for two people membership, and $19 for family membership.
If you are interested in adding a Tennis Membership to your account please obtain a Membership Change Form from either the welcome center or contact the Business Office at email@example.com
If you would NOT like to add the tennis add on to your membership, you can NOT reserve a court, but may use our courts, if available. You will have to pay $7 guest fee, each time you come to play.
• All courts may be reserved for a maximum of 1.5 hours under one name. Any additional 30 minutes must be booked in another tennis membership's name.
A court reservation may be made up to one week in advance. If you call the day of the desired day that you would like to reserve, you may or may not get a court dependant on the day.
When booking a court, please have ready: You last name, first initial, and member number (the barcode located on the back of your scan card).
• If a Tennis Member decides to bring a guest, a tennis guest fee MUST be paid. The fee is $7 for the first 3 visits, then for the 4th-6th visit, they will have to pay additional Y day fee of $15 PLUS $7 for tennis guest fee...which is a TOTAL of $22.
A program-Y member is only allowed to come 6 times through out the year, unless get approval by the Tennis Director, Steve Faulkner.
Y members but WITHOUT the tennis add on will only have to pay $7 each time they decide to come and play. We highly encourage them to add tennis to membership if they come to play at least twice a month.
Tennis guests must be playing with a Y Tennis member, can't have 2 guest or 4 guests by themselves on the court without a tennis member.
Please call the Welcome Center FOR ANY QUESTIONS OR RESERVATIONS AT 205-981-0144.
FOR ADDITIONAL COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL:
Steve Faulkner, TENNIS DIRECTOR, firstname.lastname@example.org; 205-430-2911
MISSION: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
VISION: We will lead our community to become the healthiest in America.
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