We offer personal training to people of all ages, exercise backgrounds, and physical abilities in our state-of-the-art fitness center. Our expert team of dedicated and certified trainers will help you gain the knowledge, motivation, and confidence you need to achieve your fitness goals.
To book a session or package with one of our outstanding personal trainers,
please fill out the request form below and if you have any questions please email Natasha at firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialty: HIIT, Strength & Endurance
Alexz is a trainer that specializes in HIIT and Functional Strength training. With over half a decade of training experience you will see the results you are looking for. His training style is curated from his sports background as well as his training and participation in events like Spartan race and Tough Mudder.
Specialty: Yoga, Meditation & Flexibility
Gina is a certified yoga and an advanced meditation teacher through her studies with the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, and a certified practitioner of Thai yoga massage and reiki. Additionally, she teaches workshops on healthy eating, aromatherapy, leads team building activities centered around physical and mental health, and hosts corporate retreats.
Specialty: Boxing, Interval & Functional Strength Training
Ian Macleod is a fitness and self-defense expert with over 20 years of experience. He specializes in boxing and self-defense, injury rehab and prevention, and body composition changes. As a certified personal trainer and martial arts instructor, Ian focuses on injury and pain-free fitness to help clients achieve their goals safely and effectively. Contact Ian today to start your fitness journey with a knowledgeable and experienced coach.
Specialty: HIIT, Cardiovascular Endurance, Geriatric Fitness
Janeil holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Columbia University and several certifications to enhance her expertise in fitness. She is a certified geriatric fitness specialist, which means she is highly skilled in tailoring workout plans for the older adult population. She is also an expert in helping people who are in pain get out of it, using exercise as a tool to optimize posture and performance.
Her approach to strength training is centered around functional movements that are designed to improve overall body strength, body composition and flexibility. She uses dance cardio to make exercise fun and enjoyable while still getting a great workout. Finally, she uses HIIT to challenge clients to push themselves to their limits and achieve maximum results.
Specialty: Krav Maga, Self Defense, and Strength & Conditioning
Raz Chen is an accredited Level Expert 2 Krav Maga Instructor. He became a Senior military Krav Maga instructor and head of the Krav Maga program in the IDF. He taught over 10,000 soldiers, including Special Forces in IDF units and placed first in the IDF Krav Maga championship in 2010.
After his service, Raz moved to civilian training, specializing in counter-terrorism, personal self-defense, assault prevention, active shooter, military and police combative, community protection, and Krav Maga instructor certification. Raz has been featured as a Krav Maga expert on CBS, Telemundo, the NYTimes, and Elite Daily.
Specialty: HIIT, Dance Cardio, and Stretch
Sarah is a fitness professional, performer and choreographer from Miami, FL. She has worked in fitness in New York City since 2014 having worked at Flybarre, RowHouse, and private gyms specializing in HIIT, dance cardio and stretch. She has experience working with all ages, and loves working with kids. She can also do personal training over zoom if you are on vacation and still want to get in your workout!
Specialty: Pilates Reformer & Mat, Range of Motion and Yoga
Shani Rom is a certified Yoga and Pilates instructor. Her craft is influenced by her love of physical conversation through the weaving of both body and mind movement. Shani’s unique hands-on approach allows her clients to express their most authentic selves through physical fitness.
Shani offers intimate tailored session based on ones fitness goals – Shani’s hands-on approach allows you to further your practice through asana holds and adjustments. This personalized experience offers a challenging and precise way to hence mobility / flexibility and strength.
Personal Training FAQ
What are the benefits of working with a personal trainer?
Most of us know we need to exercise more, but often we don’t know where to begin, what to do, how much, or how often. The answers to these questions depend on our individual needs and goals. Our personal trainers will assess you to tailor an exercise plan that addresses your needs and goals. For more experienced exercisers, personal trainers can assist you in breaking through exercise plateaus or boredom by selecting exercises that will continue to challenge your body in new ways.
How do I know who is the right trainer for me?
Browse our list of highly certified personal trainers and read their bios and specialties. Look for a trainer who has experience for your needs and goals.
How do I sign up?
Fill out the Personal Training Request Form. Our Health and Wellness Manager, Natasha, will pass along your request to the personal trainer who will best fit your needs and timing. The personal trainer will reach out to you to schedule your first session and the Moise Safra Center will take care of payment. Personal training fees must be paid prior to the first appointment.
What can I expect in an average session?
The first session will be focused on physical assessment and a discussion of goals. The following sessions will focus on an exercise routine that progresses you towards your goals.
Will my personal trainer work with pre-existing injuries or health conditions?
Yes! When you submit the Personal Training Request Form, please include any pre-existing health conditions or injuries so we can match you with the appropriate instructor. These should be discussed with the personal trainer during your first session so they can modify the exercise routine to best fit your need.
What is the cancellation policy?
We require a 24-hour notice for cancellation with no penalty. Cancellations must be made in advance by emailing or calling your trainer so the workout can be quickly rescheduled. If you cancel within 24-hours of your session, you will not receive a refund.
Do I have to train alone?
No, you have the option of one-on-one training, partner training or small group training.