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PERSONAL TRAINING

Benefit from instruction on proper exercise selection and technique by working with one of our personal trainers who can develop the right program for you.


ABOUT PERSONAL TRAINING

By working with a trainer, you give yourself a greater chance of success in your quest for fat loss, muscle gain and overall health improvement.  Fitness Consultations are a great way to design a customized plan of action that will produce results. Maximize your results and accomplish your goals by meeting with a Fitness Consultant today.

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If your goals include economizing your workout time, improving posture, injury rehabilitation, improving flexibility, improving cardiovascular fitness, improving motivation, relieving stress, toning, improving strength, gaining or losing weight, strengthening bones, sport-specific training, or anything else, your workout could be improved with the help of a Personal Trainer.

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Personal Training Managers

Victor-Spivey

Victor Spivey

South

Victor-Spivey

Victor Spivey

South

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Weight loss, Body Building, Strength training

Certifications and Education: Certified ACE Personal Trainer, Physical Therapy Technician at Norton Sound Health Corporation for 3 years

Contact Victor:

vspivey@thealaskaclub.com

(907) 365-7351 

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Marquis-Hiriams

Marquis Hiriams

Eagle River

Marquis-Hiriams

Marquis Hiriams

Eagle River

Level: Advanced

Specialties: TRX, group/team training

Certifications and Education: Personal Training

Professional Experience: Group fitness instructor for 2+ years, personal trainer for 6+ months

Favorite Quote: "Success dwells in the pockets of consistency."

Contact Marquis:

mhiriams@thealaskaclub.com

907 365-7341

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Sabrina-Jurasek

Sabrina Jurasek

East

Sabrina-Jurasek

Sabrina Jurasek

East

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Sports Performance, Every-Day Fitness, Weight-loss, Strength & Conditioning, Team Training

Certifications and Education: American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Physiologist, with a B.A. from Gonzaga Universtiy in Kinesiology and a concentration in fitness

Contact Sabrina: 

sjurasek@thealaskaclub.com

(907) 330-0176

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Shannon-Helms

Shannon Helms

Wasilla & Palmer

Shannon-Helms

Shannon Helms

Wasilla & Palmer

Level: Expert

Specialties: Weight Loss, HITT( High-Intensity total body workouts) Plyometric Training, Core/ Functional Strength/Conditioning training, Weight Lifting and Strength Training, Along with General Fitness

Background: NCCPT Personal Trainer Certified, Smart Fitness Personal Training Certification, Insanity Certified, TRX Functional Training, Bosu Ball Training Certification, American Red Cross First Aid / CPR Certified

Experience: I have been associated with the Fitness Industry for over 12 years. I've been a certified Personal Trainer for 7 years. I have continued to grow my knowledge as a trainer by attaining many additional certifications.

Philosophy on Exercise: The body is stronger than you realize. Don't make excuses, Just do it...Your body and mind will thank you later!

Contact Shannon:

shelms@thealaskaclub.com

907 864-7117

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Cameron-Allen

Cameron Allen

West, CFW, Downtown

Cameron-Allen

Cameron Allen

West, CFW, Downtown

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Sports Specific Training, High-Intensity Interval Training, Core Strength, Balance and Flexibility

Certifications and Education: NCCPT Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/First Aid Certified, BA in Sociology, Minor in Biology, Insanity Certified Instructor

Philosophy on Exercise: Eat Well. Train Hard. Sleep Tight.

Favorite Quote: "My life is my message." - Gandhi

Contact Cameron:

callen@thealaskaclub.com

907 264-2770

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The Alaska Club Personal Trainers

Sabrina-Erickson

Sabrina Erickson

West & Club for Women

Sabrina-Erickson

Sabrina Erickson

West & Club for Women

Level: Master

Specialties: Foam rolling body recovery workshops. Total Gym demos, Losing it Big- small group strength and weight change classes

Certifications and Education: A.A.S. Degree in Health and Fitness Specialist. (NASM) (NSCA) and TRX Certified personal trainer.

Professional Experience: She has over 10 years of personal training and Fitness Directing at the CFW. Sabrina loves to make workouts fun and fresh, using a lot of equipment. She loves outdoor athletics and is constantly awed by Alaska’s beautiful scenery - it exercises the mind, body, and soul.

Contact Sabrina:  serickson@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West / CFW Personal Training: 907 264-2770

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Andrea-Steele

Andrea Steele

West & Club For Women

Andrea-Steele

Andrea Steele

West & Club For Women

Level: Expert

Specialties: Weight Loss, Core Strength, Athletic Training, Whole Body Strength and Conditioning, Functional Training, Flexibility, and Injury Rehabilitation

Certifications and Education: Bachelor's of Health Science in Pre-Professional Physical Therapy, NCCPT and NFPT Certifications, Athletic Training Certified, Alloy Training Certified, American Red Cross CPR/AED & First Aid Certified

Professional Experience: 3+ years as a Personal Trainer, EMT 1 Certified, 15+ years of dance background including being an instructor

Contact Andrea:  asteele@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West / CFW Personal Training: 907 264-2770

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Stacey-Ledgerwood

Stacey Ledgerwood

West & Club For Women

Stacey-Ledgerwood

Stacey Ledgerwood

West & Club For Women

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Weight Loss Functional Training Strength Training

Certifications and Education: April 2017 NFPT Certified Personal Trainer Feb 2016 CPR/AED Feb 2015 Mossa R30 Certification Sept. 2013 TRX/Rip Certification May 2010 AEA Group Fitness Certificate Feb. 2010 BTS Group Power Certification

Professional Experience: I am a health and fitness enthusiast with a personal desire to assist others with health and wellness goals and event training.

Philosophy on Exercise: To live an intentional and preventative lifestyle that incorporates nutrition, exercise and rest.

Contact Stacey: sledgerwood@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West / CFW Personal Training: 907 264-2770

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Hannah-Vogt

Hannah Vogt

West & Club For Women

Hannah-Vogt

Hannah Vogt

West & Club For Women

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Weight Loss Functional Movement/Flexibility, Nutrition

Certifications and Education: NASM certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, American Red Cross AED/CPR & First Aid Certified, undergrad in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Professional Experience: Swim coach/Water aerobics instructor for 3 years

Philosophy on Exercise: Strive to train your body and mind. A few small changes can go a long way in increasing the quality of life and overall well being.

Contact Hannah: hvogt@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West / CFW Personal Training: 907 264-2770

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Heidi-Sheldon

Heidi Sheldon

West & Club For Women

Heidi-Sheldon

Heidi Sheldon

West & Club For Women

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Beginner fitness members, Older members needing stability and flexibility, Passion for nutrition foundational habits

Certifications and Education: National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) June 6, 2018

Professional Experience: Fitness Instructor at Club For Women since Dec 2016

Philosophy on Exercise: Strength training, cardio, and nutrition are the 3 legs of a healthy lifestyle. Consistency will get you to where you want to go. We all need a coach to learn and master new things.

Contact Heidi: hsheldon@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West / CFW Personal Training: 907 264-2770

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Danny-Malin

Danny Malin

West

Danny-Malin

Danny Malin

West

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Self Defense, Circuit training and Bootcamp classes.

Background: Black Belt- Ruas Vale Tudo Blue Belt- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Yellow Belt- Judo USA Boxing Amateur boxer

Experience: Teaching amateur and professional Boxing and MMA Working with Seniors Philosophy on Exercise: Create a sustainable lifestyle change by adding daily movement and life skills.

Favorite Quote: "Form is emptiness, emptiness is form." -The Heart Sutra

Contact Danny: dmalin@thealaskaclub.com

Contact West Personal Training: (907) 264-2770

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Justice-Rowland

Justice Rowland

South & The Summit

Justice-Rowland

Justice Rowland

South & The Summit

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Corrective Exercises, Weight Gain, Water Exercise, Swim Stroke Analysis 

Certifications and Education: NFPT (National Federation of Personal Trainers) UAA OEC (University of Anchorage Alaska  occupational endorsement certification) Fitness Leadership 

Philosophy on Exercise: Learn to move the body before lifting weights.

Favorite Quote: “If you’re going through hell, keep going” - Winston Churchill 

Contact Justice: jrowland@thealaskaclub.com

Contact South Personal Training: 907 365-7351

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rene-rangel

René Rangel

South

rene-rangel

René Rangel

South

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Bodyweight Training, Functional Training, Martial Arts (Boxing, Wrestling), Injury Mitigation, Joint Maintenance

Certifications and Education: Bachelor's Psychology, ACE (American Council on Exercise) Certified Personal Trainer

Experience: Recreation Technician at Behavioral Health Hospital, Gorilla MMA and Fitness wrestling coach (youth and fighters), FlipFit (kids and adult classes gymnastics strength training), Assistant high school wrestling coach

Contact René: rrangel@thealaskaclub.com

Contact South Personal Training: 907 365-7351

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Cory-Kent

Cory Kent

East

Cory-Kent

Cory Kent

East

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Short term or long term goals. Our efforts become stronger and more flexible, creating stability in joints, improving posture, sports conditioning or weight loss, whatever the goal is, we all have something to work on. The body also needs rest for recovery and growth, along with a balanced diet. I enjoy working with all people.

Certifications and Education: American Council on Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer & Orthopedics Exercise Specialist. CPR Certified.

Contact Cory: ckent@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Joanna-Williamson

Joanna Williamson

East

Joanna-Williamson

Joanna Williamson

East

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Functional Training Strength & Conditioning High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Flexibility Weight Loss Health Psychology

Certifications and Education: Psychology, BA Criminal Justice, MS Psychology, MS Psychology, PhD/ABD Personal Trainer, ACE CPR, AED, and First Aid, Red Cross

Professional Experience: Military Training, Remedial Physical Fitness Training (PFT) Coordinator, Professor of Psychology

Contact Jo Anna: jwilliamson@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Kyle-Pringle

Kyle Pringle

East

Kyle-Pringle

Kyle Pringle

East

Level: Advanced

Kyle Pringle is a NCSF/NASM Certified Personal Trainer.  He attended undergraduate school at Bellevue College. He believes that everyone deserves to experience their body in a robust and confident way.  His way of leading individuals to this includes a simple, principled approach to strength development. His other interests include mountains, climbing, language, science and skepticism.

Contact Kyle: kpringle@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Rylee-Studiner

Rylee Studiner

East

Rylee-Studiner

Rylee Studiner

East

Rylee graduated from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science. She studied pre-medicine with a major focus in microbiology and immunology. She is now a personal trainer and team training instructor.  Rylee grew up active and played baseball, basketball, softball, and volleyball in high school. In college, she participated in rugby, wrestling, bodybuilding, aquatic boot camps, yoga, powerlifting, and Olympic lifting. After college, she became interested in CrossFit and loves cross-training workouts.

Contact Rylee: rstudiner@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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September-Shedlock

September Shedlock

East

September-Shedlock

September Shedlock

East

September graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in Human Services and an emphasis in Disabilities.  She is a group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and fitness consultant.  She has a strong group of moms that she trains but is great with all types of individuals.

Contact September: sshedlock@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Sabrina-Howell

Sabrina Howell

East

Sabrina-Howell

Sabrina Howell

East

Sabrina graduated from the University of North Carolina Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Sabrina loves working with people and has worked in multiple gym settings.  She is a fitness consultant and personal trainer here at the Alaska Club.

Contact Sabrina: showell@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Jay-Hiler

Jay Hiler

East

Jay-Hiler

Jay Hiler

East

Jay is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. He loves working with all types of individuals who are equally as excited as him to reach their goals.  He is excited to be a part of the team and is continuously looking towards helping more people in the health and fitness field

Contact Jay: jhiler@thealaskaclub.com

Contact East Personal Training: (907) 330-0176

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Justin-Toenes

Justin Toenes

Eagle River

Justin-Toenes

Justin Toenes

Eagle River

Level: Expert

Specialties: General fitness, weight loss, muscle tone, strength, endurance, sports training

Certifications and Education: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/AED & First Aid Certified

Contact Justin: jtoenes@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Eagle River Personal Training: (907) 365-7341

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Amanda Hanson

Eagle River

amanda-hanson

Amanda Hanson

Eagle River

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Corrective Exercise, general fitness, motivational coaching, Pilates, yoga, group fitness

Certifications and Education: NASM: Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, YMCA: Foundations of Group Exercise; Healthy Lifestyle Principles; Pilates Instruction, Resistance Band; Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach, International SomaYoga Institute: 200-hour level Hatha Yoga, Indoor Cycling Group & Livestrong I.C.E Matrix training (multiple certifications); YogaFit Instructor Training; Tomahawk Indoor Cycling Experience, Silver-level; Silver Sneakers-Classic; Silver Sneakers-Yoga, AED for Health & Well-Being; CPR for Health & Well-being; First Aid; Oxygen; Professional Rescuer/CPR

Experience: I have been teaching group fitness classes since 2007 and offering personal training and wellness coaching since 2013

Contact Amanda ahanson@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Eagle River Personal Training: (907) 365-7341

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Matthew-Patzke

Matthew Patzke

Wasilla & Palmer

Matthew-Patzke

Matthew Patzke

Wasilla & Palmer

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Bodybuilding, Strength Training, General Fitness

Certifications and Education: NFPT Certified Personnel Trainer, American Red Cross AED/CPR Certified

Professional Experience: Former U.S. Army Combat Medic

Philosophy on Exercise:

Favorite Quote: "Thoughts become Words, Words become Actions, Actions become Character, Character is Everything"

Contact Matthew: mpatzke@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Mat-Su Personal Training: (907) 864-7117

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Tana Russell

Tana Russell

Wasilla

Tana Russell

Tana Russell

Wasilla

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Bodybuilding, functional training, TRX, strength training, youth fitness

Background: ISSA Trainer, ISSA Group Fitness Trainer, TRX, Les Mills Bodypump Instructor, Team Alloy certified

Experience: Military fitness trainer, 11 NPC bikini/figure competitions, various personal training and fitness classes through the AK Club, YMCA, and Body Renew

Philosophy on Exercise: Exercise should be fun and being healthy a lifestyle!

Favorite Quote: "Work hard, play hard"

Contact Matthew: trussell@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Mat-Su Personal Training: (907) 864-7117

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Nathan Hanley

Fairbanks South

nathan-hanley

Nathan Hanley

Fairbanks South

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Weight Loss, Body Building, Sports Performance, Circuit Training

Certifications and Education: ISSA Personal Fitness Training, ISSA Specialist In Fitness Nutrition

Contact Nathan:   nhanley@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Fairbanks Personal Training: (907) 458-1749

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Windy-Herman

Windy Herman

Fairbanks South

Windy-Herman

Windy Herman

Fairbanks South

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Bodybuilding, Weight Loss

Certifications and Education: ACE, Certified CPR. I have competed in two body-building competitions in the past few years, and have used my knowledge (as well as input from other trainers) to win 2nd and 1st place in Figure.

Philosophy on Exercise: I have been passionate about exercise my whole life. Personally, exercise is a cure-all for me! It helps with depression and anxiety, as well as many other conditions. I'm always happy after working out, and I would love to share the experience with anybody who is willing to try. Starting any exercise program can be challenging, but once you find your groove, it doesn't feel like a chore anymore.

Favorite Quote: "Nothing will work unless you do" - John Wooden

Contact Windy: wherman@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Fairbanks Personal Training: (907) 458-1749

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Becky-Thomas

Becky Thomas

Juneau Valley 

Becky-Thomas

Becky Thomas

Juneau Valley 

Level: Advanced

Specialties: Training for Weight Loss, Small Group Training, Beginning Programs, Helping with Motivation, Power, Centergy, Active, Cycling, Yoga, Foam and Ball Rolling

Certifications and Education: 200hr Yoga Alliance, NASM CPT, ACE Group Fitness

Professional Experience: Over 20 years of Teaching classes and Training

Contact Becky:  bthomas@thealaskaclub.com

Contact Juneau Personal Training: (907) 365-7351

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PT MANAGERS 

For questions about personal training at your preferred club location, contact the Personal Training Manager:

East: Sabrina Jurasek (907) 330-0176

South / The Summit: Victor Spivey (907) 365-7351

West, Club For Women, Downtown: Cameron Allen (907) 264-2770

Eagle River: Marquis Hiriams (907) 365-7341

Wasilla & Palmer: Shannon Helms (907) 864-7117

Fairbanks: Audrey Lorentz (907) 458-1749

Juneau: Acting Ken Okonek (907) 365-7351

 

PT DIRECTOR

For additional information about personal training, please contact:

Ken Okonek
907-330-0193
kokonek@thealaskaclub.com

 

BECOME A TRAINER OR GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

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