Personal trainer training a student

Personal Trainers are available to Burns Recreation Center members for a minimal fee. All Personal Trainers are AFAA (Aerobic & Fitness Association of America), ACE (American Council of Exercise), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) or NCSF (National Council on Strength & Fitness) certified.

Benefits of a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers provide motivation and individualized workout plans that will help you achieve your fitness goals.

  • Increased muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility
  • Stress reduction and mood elevation
  • Reduced risk of injury
  • Improved aerobic capacity
  • Weight loss (increase in lean muscle mass)
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Better sleep
  • Overall improved quality of life

Register for Personal Training

To register for Personal Training please contact the FitWell Center at or 310.338.3049.

Number of SessionsStudent Personal Trainer
Price Per Session
Master Trainer
Price Per Session
1 $40 $60
5 $30 $45
10 $20 $40
15 $20 $40

Group Training

Interested in working out with a trainer but don't want to go it alone? Small group training, for two to four individuals, is a blend between group fitness classes and 1-on-1 sessions. Grab your friends and hit the gym! For rates please email the FitWell Center at

Mike Martinez
Mike Martinez
Mike is a true fitness enthusiast. He has been an avid marathon runner for years and brings his knowledge and passion for the sport to the Burns Recreation Center. If you are looking for a high energy trainer that will ramp up your endurance, Mike is your guy!
Michael Mckenney
Michael Mckenney
Michael's passion for health and fitness developed largely in high school where he participated in wrestling, cross country and track for 4 years. He began searching for a new outlet after graduation, and discovered one of his greatest passions – competitive bodybuilding. Michael brings his extensive knowledge of strength training and bodybuilding to our Fitwell programming!
Samantha Goodyear
Samantha Goodyear
"Fitness is a world that I have grown to love, and I believe it can improve our lives in so many ways." Sam has been a competitive athlete her whole life, and hopes to bring that same passion and energy to her training sessions with you! She believes that working out should always be a fun and stress-free activity. She wants to help everyone find something about fitness they can enjoy, whether it be the accomplishment they feel afterwards, or the fact that there is always something new to discover about themselves. She can't wait to help you on your journey!
Amanda Gordon
Amanda Gordon
Living healthy is truly a way of life for Amanda. In the last few years, she's fallen in love with weightlifting as it allows her to feel healthy and confident with herself. She struggled for years with dieting and trying to find an exercise routine that gave her the results she wanted. Weightlifting turned her life around, and inspired her to become a fitness professional so she could share her love of fitness with others. "I am dedicated to helping others navigate their own fitness journeys so that they can become healthier, stronger and more confident!"
Head shot of Susanne Carpenter, personal trainer
Susanne Carpenter
Susanne is an AFAA certified personal trainer with tremendous fitness knowledge. Through years of athletic competition, she has learned the benefits of exercise for full mobility in order to live a healthy, balanced life. Susanne is excited to work with you to create a fitness plan based on your needs and goals!
Head shot of Jacob Diaz, personal trainer
Jacob Diaz
Jacob is an ACE certified personal trainer with over 3 years of experience. He is a former Division I athlete that specializes in working with a multitude of clientele. Jacob has a true passion for health and wellness and wants to see his clients meet their fitness goals.
Gabby Bongiovi
Gabby Bongiovi
Gabby is an NASM certified personal trainer who has played and coached competitive sports her whole life. She is passionate and knowledgeable about long distance running, yoga and weight lifting. She believes working out should be challenging but also fun and stress-free!
Jackson Crawford
Jackson Crawford
Jackson is a NASM certified personal trainer, scratch golfer and drag performer. Getting in better shape has benefited many aspects in his life, including: having more confidence, building discipline, improving his golf game, and allowing him to pursue a more active and healthy lifestyle. He has played competitive sports all of his life and was varsity captain of his golf team, junior and senior-year of high school. "Physical fitness has given me the fortitude to pursue my passions, and I want to build that self-confidence for clients."