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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 in 2012. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Donna Jones. I am a personal trainer/health coach/TABATA Trainer/Pilates Reformer Trainer/Group Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I currently hold certifications in AAFA, WITS, YMCA, Pilates Reformer. I have been in the fitness industry for 43 years and my passion is helping people become strong, fit and healthy. I specialize in "Rehab Training" to help people regain strength, balance, cardio function, and range of motion when they need it. Please contact me at Bossofdoc@gmail.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 email@example.com.
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. 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-Friday 4-7pm and Saturday at any time. My email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 Mike Morrissey, and I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. degree in biochemistry and have a graduate degree from the University of Tennessee. I am certified through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer. My passion for health and fitness began about 10 years ago, and I get my greatest satisfaction from helping others achieve their goals. I remain passionate about personal training because I know what a huge difference a properly planned exercise program can make in a person's life regardless of their age or current state of fitness. I am available to work with clients any day of the week except Wednesday. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Nikki Lane. I am a Health Coach and Personal Trainer at the Greystone YMCA. I have worked as a trainer in both Knoxville and Birmingham for the past three years. I am certified through ACE. My passion for health and fitness began twenty years ago when a close member of my family began having health issues. I love working with members at all stages - from the beginner who has never touched a machine, to the competitive athlete who wants to build endurance and focus their strength. I especially enjoy working with mature members looking to gain or maintain their muscular strength and focus on functional movements for healthy living. We are on a journey, not in a race - anyone can meet their fitness goals with the right amount of determination and guided consistency. I am available Monday through Friday between 8 and 2, and can schedule weekend workouts when requested. Please contact me: email@example.com
My Name is Shea Callahan, and I am a Health Coach/Personal Trainer and Zumba Instructor at the Greystone YMCA. I am certified through American Council on Exercise, AFFA, and Zumba Instructor Network . My passion for health and fitness grew with my love for dance which led me to Zumba. I have thoroughly enjoyed lifting spirits and having absolute fun instructing Zumba since 2010. Fitness is functional as well as beneficial especially when it’s fun. My personal experience with endocrine/metabolic issues only deepened my desire to learn more about the science of health in relation to nutrition/fitness. Holistic healing became my goal with proper nutrition and the added benefits of mobility through movement/fitness. It was that experience that has inspired me to want to help others with their own personal journey to obtain wellness; body mind and spirit. There is no age limit, nor body type limit that cannot be improved from the inside out through sound mind, healthy nutrition and an individual fitness journey. It is only a choice away. I am available most week day mornings. Other days/times can be arranged. Ask me how to receive a free 30 min session. Please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
CLICK the LINK Below for Pilates Reformer Schedule
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
Find a Usta league
Sign up for a local tournament
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 email@example.com
Head Tennis Professional at the Greystone YMCA
Rennie started at the Greystone YMCA as a tennis court maintenance employee, in August of 2014. Tennis has always been a part of his life and wanted to become more than just a recreational activity. He started working with children in the childcare department and found his passion for teaching kids.
Rennie played all 4 years of high school on the varsity tennis team. He is now a certified teaching professional through USPTA. He graduated from Faulkner University with Bachelors in Business Administration. Rennie now serves as the Head Tennis Professional, where he is primarily responsible for junior player development. He also assists with the adult leagues, Chelsea high/middle school tennis programs, and overall program development. Rennie Benoit is a passionate athlete who loves to learn, play, and teach.
Play over small tennis nets and use red tennis balls, hand-eye coordination games, contests, introduce basic instruction. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
Pro Teaching: Rennie Benoit
Play regular size tennis nets, use Orange 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 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
COST: $50 PER WEEK OR $20 PER DAY
Must have the desire to learn the basic strokes. Must be commited to improvement and try out for a middle school tennis team. Play regular size tennis nets, use 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 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
Pro Teaching: Rennie Benoit and/or Steve Faulkner
COST: $50 PER WEEK OR $20 PER DAY
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. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
• To reserve a court, you MUST have the Tennis Membership Add on in ADDITION to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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, Shelley Wirt.
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, email@example.com
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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