Want to workout with a trainer in a fun and cost effective way?

Try personal training with a partner or a small groups – get the same great workout at a fraction of the cost of individual personal training.

The JCC’s Ignite Training Studio is a private room where you can work with your personal trainer utilizing the Queenax Functional Fitness Cage plus much more to get a full body workout. There are all kinds of ways to add and remove equipment to strengthen the muscles you use in your everyday life. This room allows you the privacy to work alone with your trainer and not be distracted by other members.

Your JCC personal trainer will:

  • Develop effective and time efficient workouts customized to fit your goals
    Routinely change your program to help you achieve the maximum fitness benefit.
  • Ensure that you’re using safe and proper exercise technique.

For those curious to try a new fitness routine that combines the mind/body benefits of yoga with the core-engaging vigor of Pilates, our Pilates Reformer Classes are for you! CLCK HERE for more details.


Meet Our Personal Trainers

JCC Personal Trainers are nationally certified professionals who will custom design a program that works with your lifestyle and interests. Our fitness experts can instill a sense of confidence and positively impact your workouts. We have many private training rooms where you can workout in confidence alone with just you and your trainer. Our Personal Trainers can be reached at training@columbusjcc.org or by contacting Carlie Snyder at csnyder@columbusjcc.org

Carlie Snyder

Fitness Director

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Carlie started her fitness career in 2006 as trainer and group fitness instructor at the OSU RPAC while in college. Post-graduation she worked at a Medical Fitness Center in Cincinnati before moving back to Columbus to work at the JCC in 2012. She works with a variety of clientele from the elite high school/college athlete to the severely obese to those with chronic health conditions. Carlie enjoys working with diverse clientele and staying on the forefront of the trends of the fitness industry.

BS in Nutrition, AFAA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, Bender Mat and Reformer Certified

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Brent Johnson

Personal Trainer

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Brent is a Bexley High School alum who excelled in football, basketball, and track. Brent was an All-State football player and was recognized as “Back of the Year” in Ohio during his senior season. Brent continued his playing career at The Ohio State University as a defensive linebacker and a four year varsity letterman. Brent has been a personal trainer since 1998. Brent has also served as a high school and youth football coach throughout central Ohio and has helped countless young athletes improve their athletic ability and agility skills. He specializes in working with individuals and small groups to help them reach their personal fitness goals and keep them motivated.

BS in Sociology and ISSA Personal Trainer

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Michael Donham

Personal Trainer

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Mike has been training since 1992. He specializes in post physical therapy rehab and senior fitness and training. Along with his formal education, he has a vast knowledge and experience in the industry which has helped make him an expert in the field. Mike enjoys cheering on his Buckeyes and fishing in his free time.

BS in Health and Physical Education, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Lorrie Valinsky

Health & Nutrition Coach

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Lorrie began her career in health and wellness as an audiologist, serving as Director if Audiology at Columbus Speech and Hearing Center for nearly 10 years before leaving to raise her daughter. Her personal health journey led her to studying nutrition and seeking holistic health solutions. As a Nutrition Health Coach she offers clients tools, guidance, support and accountability in helping them reach their health and wellness goals through nutrition and lifestyle changes. Her expertise is in the area of weight loss and overall wellness. Lorrie is dedicated to leading her clients toward reaching their health and wellness goals; she is passionate about helping others be and feel their best!

BA Speech Pathology and Audiology, MA Audiology, Certified as Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

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Joyce Patrone

Pilates Instructor

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Joyce began teaching Pilates and Zumba in 2012. She has taught mat and Reformer Pilates throughout Columbus, including Ohio State. Joyce meets clients at their level in order to formulate a plan to achieve their goals. She teaches efficient movement techniques that clients can apply throughout their lives. Joyce pushes people outside their comfort zone to maximize strength and flexibility.

BS in Communication, Zumba Certified

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Remy Orlins

Personal Trainer

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Remy completed her undergraduate at Ohio State University, followed by receiving her masters in Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis. She returned home to Columbus in 2015 to work as an occupational therapist, specializing in older adults, neurological conditions, and children with autism. Remy enjoys using this experience and knowledge, along with her love of fitness to create a safe and effective workout during each personal training session. Remy is passionate in helping clientele that may have limitations due to neurological conditions and aging integrate exercise into their lives to promote independence and wellness. 

MA in Occupational Therapy

NASM Personal Trainer

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Beth McCullough

Assistant Fitness Director

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Beth started in fitness as a Yoga Instructor. Her focuses in Personal Training are correct form and technique, allowing her clients to get the most benefit from their workouts without injuring themselves. Beth specializes in helping clients to rehab after injuries or surgery, particularly knees, hips and shoulders.

BA in Biology, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Chelsea Ramsey

Personal Trainer

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Chelsea is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer who’s been training personal clients and conducting small group classes at the JCC for over a year. She played rugby in college and is an avid obstacle course racer and Krav Maga practitioner. She works with a variety of clientele from high school athletes to individuals with chronic illness.

BA in International Studies and English, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Krav Level 2 Certificate

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Nick Felhaber

Basketball Skills Trainer and Personal Trainer 

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Nick has been coaching basketball since he graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 2015, and has been a NCSF Certified Personal Trainer since August 2019. He is currently an Assistant Men’s Basketball and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Capital University. Nick has worked with players of all ages, from youth to collegiate level players, and is passionate about guiding players through the skill and physical development process and helping them reach their potential.

BA in Management Economics, MA in Athletic Coaching Education

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Nick Schultz

Nick Schultz

Personal Trainer 

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Nick is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelors of Science in Sport Management. He has dedicated his entire life to sports and all the training that comes with it. His training experience ranges from all corners of the sports world including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, muay thai kickboxing, etc. Nick enjoys training youth and anyone that needs a good workout with a super positive person! 

BS in Sports Management, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer,  Precision Nutrition Level 1 

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Nick Schultz

Luke Zastrow

Personal Trainer 

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Luke graduated from The University of Toledo with a Bachelors in Exercise Science in 2016 followed by a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019. After attending university, he completed a physical therapy residency at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and later became a certified orthopedic specialist. These experiences have given Luke an exceptional understanding of exercise and fitness which he enjoys applying during his personal training sessions. Luke puts a strong focus on correct exercise technique  and is passionate about facilitating improved wellbeing in all of his clients. 

BS in Exercise Science, Doctorate of Physical Therapy 

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Zach Warner 

Physical Therapist

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Zach has been with Ohio State Sports Medicine since 2019 at Outpatient Care Gahanna and now serves as a part-time PT at the JCC. He enjoys treating all types of orthopedic patients, ranging for high level athletes to older adults and everything in between. Zach is the leader of the knee outcome team at Gahanna and sees a large number of knee patients including complex post-operative patients, but he loves treating all body parts that a therapy clinic serves. As a former athlete, Zach has a passion of getting his patients back to the activities they love and would love to serve you however he can.  

BA in Exercises Science and Pre-Physical Therapy, Doctorate of Physical Therapy 

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Kyle Smith

Physical Therapist

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Kyle began his physical therapy career with The Ohio State University in 2018 at the Outpatient Care Gahanna location and now serves as the primary PT at the JCC. He treats a variety of orthopedic conditions and injuries, both operative and non-operative, and works with patients of all ages and backgrounds. He is part of the upper extremity team at OSU and has a passion for treating the overhead athlete. Kyle takes pride in getting his patients back to pain-free movement and back to performing the activities they love.

BA in Business Administration, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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Personal Training Pricing

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

Single Session Price




Group Session (2-4 People) 10 Pack




Package Training 10 Pack




10% off discount for Health club and Youth (18 and under) All packages expire one year from purchase date

Group larger than 3 to train? Contact Carlie at csnyder@columbusjcc.org