Fitness - Personal Training
What Does a Personal Trainer Offer?
Guidance. Our qualified staff of personal trainers are ready to guide you in the right direction for achieving your personal health and fitness goals.
Education. The personal trainers have formal education in areas related to health and fitness. They will translate the latest Exercise Scientific information into client based practical applications. This will enhance your fitness program experiences and provide you with information to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Motivation. When you need that extra push, our personal trainers will keep you motivated and excited about exercise so that you can achieve your fitness goals.
Flexible Schedules. Our personal training staff are all current students at Western. Their schedules are probably comparable to yours. They are available at various times during the day, and will work with you to schedule sessions at times that are convenient to you.
Find out more about the benefits of a personal trainer by viewing this brochure.
Meet Our Personal Trainers
Karis is currently a senior studying Kinesiology with a Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis. Karis is a 3 time All-American Pole Vaulter and is going on her 4th year of competition with the Western Track and Field program. She is currently an instructor in the Employee Wellness Center on campus and enjoys writing the food blog for their web page. She hopes to become a Pole Vault coach and Registered Dietitian after college. Other activities she enjoys are biking, rock climbing, taking care of her lovely chickens, and cooking. Karis holds ACE Personal Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications.
David studied Exercise Science at Bellevue College and is currently majoring in Kinesiology with an emphasis on movement studies. He has been involved in the field since 2008 and has learned from experience and by working with other personal trainers. He often writes fitness and health related articles online and enjoys playing sports and participating in outdoor activities. He invests a lot of time in designing new exercise regimens and keeping up to date on the latest fitness trends. He is a NSCA, NCSF and NESTA Certified Personal Trainer and is also First Aid/CPR certified.
Sarah is studying Kinesiology with a focus in Health and Fitness. She has played many sports including soccer, basketball, softball, tennis and cross country. Ways that Sarah has continued to pursue a healthy lifestyle since high school include running and strength training. Recently she completed her first half-marathon. The reason Sarah wanted to become a personal trainer was because she is passionate about helping others meet their goals. Sarah will dedicate herself to her clients by designing a individualized program that will get them there. She is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and First Aid/CPR Certified.
Patrick is a NSCA certified personal trainer and kinesiology major specializing in health and fitness. He has been working as an athletic strength and conditioning coach for over a year training athletes of all levels from high school to professional and from all sports, volleyball to wrestling, football to kickboxing. Patrick is always looking to help clients set up goals and designing appropriate programs to achieve them in the best and most efficient way through his vast experience and knowledge. He is always doing extensive research in the health and fitness realm to be as up to date and knowledgeable as possible to better serve his clients.
Jake is an ACE certified personal trainer and is also a certified Crossfit trainer (L1). He is majoring in Kinesiology with a specialization in movement studies and also pursuing a major in Spanish. He is experienced in training for and competing in a diverse variety of athletic competitions ranging from marathon races and triathlons to rock-climbing, strongman, and Crossfit competitions. An all-state wrestler in high school, he currently represents the Vikings on Western’s wrestling team and is training to compete at the national level. Jake is passionate about helping his clients reach their goals and is committed to seeing his clients succeed. He is methodical in his fitness program design and creates unique programs that are effective and goal-oriented. He strives to make training a positive experience for every client, and continually seeks out opportunities to improve his skills as a trainer by attending workshops and seminars.
Brendan is a senior studying kinesiology, specializing in physical therapy. He is an ACE certified personal trainer and is currently working as an Injury Rehab Assistant at the Student Recreation Center evaluating and creating exercise programs to aid in each client’s recovery process. He has experience playing many sports including wrestling, cross country, tennis, baseball, golf, and currently stays active though the sport of powerlifting. Through his continuing research and education he will design an individualized program to achieve the client’s goals and exercise needs. He believes that exercise should be an enjoyable experience, and will do so by working with each client on a personal level to find the right program for them. He is also CPR/First Aid certified.
Lacey is currently studying kinesiology and plans on graduating with a major in health and fitness. She has experience with all kinds of sports and hobbies including years of soccer, cheerleading, softball, golf and rock climbing. These activities have well prepared her for the challenges of staying fit both now and in the future. She has found strategies that make working out a part of the day that you can actually look forward to and she is eager to share those ideas with you. She also enjoys snowboarding, skiing, weightlifting, basketball, yoga and hiking. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and is also First Aid/CPR certified.
Dorothy is studding kinesiology with a specialization in pre physical therapy at WWU. She has participated in many sports though out high school and collage including xc-running, skiing, soccer and swimming. She believes that exercise should be an important and fun part of daily life and is eager to share her knowledge with you. Her hobbies include hiking, skiing, cooking and running. She is a ACE certified personal trainer and also first aid/CPR certified.
Christina is currently a junior studying kinesiology with a physical therapy focus. She has an interest in a variety of sports such as soccer, basketball, lacrosse, swimming, and track & field. She jumps on every opportunity to try new activities to stay healthy and active every day. She is ACE certified and CPR/First Aid certified.
Jeff is a senior studying Kinesiology with a focus in Physical Therapy. He enjoys running and hiking, as well as many team sports. Jeff had participated in cross country in high school and has completed several marathons. He is energetic and passionate about overall health, wellness, and nutrition. He aims to motivate his clients by providing encouragement and feedback, and by using his knowledge of fitness to design creative, individualized exercise programs. He is an ACE certified personal trainer and is First Aid/CPR certified.
Adrian has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology specializing in movement studies and is currently working on his master’s degree in exercise science, hoping to one day be a strength and conditioning specialist. He has been playing soccer his whole life, including collegiate soccer. He is familiar with all types of fitness and also coaches in the community. He is ACE certified and First Aid/CPR certified.
Sarah is currently studying to earn a bachelor’s degree in both Kinesiology and Spanish. She plans to enter Western’s graduate school to continue the Kinesiology program and earn a Master’s degree in Exercise Science. Her goal is to encourage people to live a physically active life and to have fun while doing it. She is a long-time soccer player but also enjoys intramural sports such as flag football and dodge ball. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and is First Aid/CPR certified.
Arielle is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Community Health and plans to enter graduate school for naturopathic medicine after Western. She is a member of the WWU's cross country and track and field teams and is also an active member of the Body Empowerment section of the Lifestyle Advisor program. Some of her hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, yoga and otherwise exploring. She loves sharing her passion for health with others, especially through personal training. She is an ACE certified personal trainer, Yoga instructor, and is First Aid/CPR certified.
Mary is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. She participated competitively in dance and track while in high school. She then started Crossfit and has participated in strongman, powerlifting and Crossfit competitions since then. She spends time researching exercise regimens to keep expanding her understanding of program design. Mary loves helping people reach their physical and fitness goals by making exercise fun! She is an ACE certified personal trainer and First Aid/CPR certified.
Alex is currently a junior studying Kinesiology with a Physical Therapy focus. He is an Eagle Scout from BSA Troop 676, where he gained an interest in camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. In high school he spent time working with his school’s athletic trainer learning about sports medicine and sport training. As an athlete he focused primarily on soccer and basketball, but enjoys playing all sports. He has always been passionate about helping others become physically fit and healthy. He takes pride in having a great work ethic and is committed to helping his clients achieve their goals. He is an ACE certified personal trainer and First Aid/CPR/AED certified.
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Chelsea Jade is a junior pursuing a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts with a focus in dance. She has years experience in many different areas including: volleyball, basketball, track and field, cheerleading, Pilates, and dance. She enjoys spending her free time dancing, cooking, baking and crafting. She believes that exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle and is committed to helping her clients reach their fitness goals. She is an ACE certified personal trainer.
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Personal training is priced by the number of hours you purchase at a time.
|Student Members||Non-Student Members|
|1 Hour||$25||1 Hour||$35|
|3 Hours||$75||3 Hours||$105|
|6 Hours||$130||6 Hours||$180|
|10 Hours||$200||10 Hours||$250|
For a limited time, your first personal training session is free! Contact one of our trainers listed above by e-mail for more information and to get started.
For the best price, train with a friend and split the cost in half! (Available to students only)
With the purchase of three or more personal training sessions you will receive a free body composition test using our state-of-the-art Bod Pod machine. For more information about the Bod Pod, click here.
If you have any questions about our personal training opportunities, please contact Ben Stensland at email@example.com or (360) 650-4248.