In order for a personal trainer to design a safe and effective workout, he or she should have education and experience. Being certified through a nationally-recognized certifying agency insures that the trainer is receiving continuing education. All YMCA Personal Trainers are certified by the YMCA or nationally-recognized certifying agency, as well as CPR certified. Meet our trainers:
- RENEE LASH - Renee is a personal trainer/lifestyle coach certified through: American College Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Specialist, American Council On Exercise, Cooper Institute For Aerobic Research Fitness Specialist, Pilates Instructor,YMCA Fitness Specialist, YMCA Certified Healthy Back Instructor, YMCA Senior Adult Specialist. Over 20 years experience serving the YMCA helping people make healthy lifestyle choices.
- SHERI CHILDS - Sheri has been in the fitness business for over 20 years. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor through ACE and is also certified in Pilates Matwork and small apparatus . She has a B.S. in English, Latin, Psychology from LSU and MA in English from Southeastern State University. Sheri also has an Ed.S. in Psychology from La Tech University. Sheri recognizes that fitness produces a sans mens in sano corpore (a sound mind in a sound body).