Personal Training

Whether you prefer land-based exercise or water workouts, our trainers can personalize a plan based on your lifestyle—whether you’re a working professional, new mom, athlete or retiree.

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Southdale Personal Training team

  • Kim Braun—ForeverWell fitness, beginning exercisers and is a Registered Dietitian
  • Kathy Erickson—health and wellness education, Pilates Reformer and women’s fitness
  • Indira Hope—senior health and fitness
  • Marci Johnston—strength and conditioning, small group training, RTK (ropes, TRX, Kettlebell)
  • Michael Kane—Strength training, functional fitness, stretching techniques, balance and posture
  • John Lickteig—core strengthening, cardiovascular endurance, interval training, functional fitness, strength training, Pilates Reformer
  • Brigitte Malone—Functional fitness, breast cancer recovery
  • Mary Mather—ForeverWell fitness and health and wellness education
  • Dan Nelson—endurance training, health and wellness education, and weight management
  • Diane Schroeder—Active Older Adult fitness, functional strength training, corrective exercise
  • Deb Sodomka—senior health and fitness, core strength, balance and posture

Individual sessions

Personal Training

  • Meet one-on-one with a Personal Trainer
  • Get a tailored plan to stay motivated and reach your fitness, nutrition and wellness goals
  • Fully customizable schedule for how often and how long you work together
  • Pricing available for as low as $32 per session for members, and $52 per session for non-members

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Personal Consultation

  • Meet one-on-one with a Personal Trainer for an hour
  • Discuss your fitness, nutrition and wellness goals, and learn more about the Y services that will help you meet these goals
  • Free with Y membership

Fitness Assessment

  • Meet one-on-one with a Personal Trainer for 30 minutes
  • Get an assessment of your current physical state so that you can measure progress as you work toward your goals
  • It’s a good idea to schedule a Fitness Assessment after you’ve had a Personal Consultation
  • Free with Y membership

Metabolic Assessment

  • Meet one-on-one with a Personal Trainer for one hour to identify your metabolic rates while resting and while exercising
  • Get a report on how many calories you burn daily, plus recommendations for how to achieve optimized nutrition and exercise results
  • To prepare for your assessment:
    • In the four hours before your appointment, don’t eat or drink anything (other than water), and don’t exercise
    • Don’t use nicotine for one hour before your appointment
    • Continue to take any prescribed medications
  • Download a brochure with more info
  • It’s a good idea to have a metabolic assessment once a year
  • Cost is $50 for members, $80 for non-members

Work out with a friend

Buddy Training

  • Work out with a friend and a Personal Trainer
  • Get a tailored plan to stay motivated and reach your shared fitness, nutrition and wellness goals
  • Best for friends with similar goals, exercise interests and fitness levels
  • Fully customizable schedule for how often and how long you work together
  • Pricing available for as low as $30 per session for members, and $50 per session for non-members

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Workout on your own

Get the information you need for a safe and effective self-guided workout. These offerings are free with Y membership.

Equipment Orientation

  • Meet one-on-one with a Personal Trainer for 30 minutes—sign up at Member Services
  • Get an overview of how to use basic equipment and machines in the Fitness Center
  • After orientation, expect to feel more confident and safe during self-guided workouts
  • Focused orientations available for older adults and kids ages seven to 17

Youth Fitness Cards

  • Pick up a pre-planned workout card from Member Services
  • Get an age-appropriate plan that families and kids age seven and up can follow at your own pace—includes exercises from warming up to cooling down

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