Personal Training at the YMCA

YMCA Personal Trainers are certified and dedicated, not only to your personal goal attainment, but also to helping you experience all of the benefits of personal training. Read about our trained staff below and get ready to start your journey to a stronger, healthier life! 

 

 

Sean Parchem

Sean has been a personal trainer and group exercise instructor for the YMCA for the last 20 years. Sean spent 14 years at the Y in San Antonio, and the last 8 years in Dallas. He teaches group cycling and boot camp classes. Sean is married with two children; his hobbies include photography and traveling.

Certifications: NCSF, Cooper

 

 

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Rachel Flowers

Rachel is an NASM certified personal trainer who believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to grow and find health. She is a life-long learner who continues to grow her expertise. Rachel has a drive and a passion for helping others. 

Specialties: Active Older Adults, Post-Physical Therapy, Corrective Exercise, HIIT/Interval, Circuit, Functional Fitness, Aqua, Primal Play

Certifications: NASM Certified, Boxing, Primal Play, Aqua Fitness, TRX, Active Aging, Kettlebell, Behavior Change in Exercise, Exercise and Stress Management, TriggerPoint, Functional Nutrition, AOA Nutrition

 

 

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Collin McCormick

Collin is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in Exercise Science and Education. He was inducted into the Hardin-Simmons Hall of Fame in 2009 for Football. 

Specialties: Building strength and athletic ability

Certifications: ISSA

 

 

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Dale Kuehne

Dale’s road to fitness started in 1985 when a 12-year-old at his gym asked for help with an arm exercise. Dale instantly fell in love with helping people become the best they can be, and by high school he was writing exercise programs for his classmates. Throughout his schooling, certifications, and even today, Dale strives to continue learning new things to better help people reach their fitness goals.

Specialties: Senior fitness, golf fitness, osteoporosis prevention.

Certifications: B.S. Fitness and Wellness, A.C.E Certified Personal Trainer, A.C.E. Senior Fitness Specialist, Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Specialist

 

 

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Janice Moore

Janice has a lifelong passion for fitness and has been an avid runner for over 30 years, competing in cross country and road races over every distance from 5k to marathon. She was born and raised in Scotland and moved to the U.S. in 2004. She is married and has a 12-year-old daughter who is a competitive cheerleader. She loves to work with a diverse range of clients from age 8 to 80! She loves to encourage her clients to reach their personal fitness goals and enjoy the benefit of a healthy lifestyle.

Specialties: Cardio fitness, core strength, resistance training, balance, weight loss

Certifications: NASM

 

 

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Personal Trainer Kayla Brown
Kayla Brown

Kayla is a graduate of DBU with a passion for health and wellness. Receiving both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Sports performance, Kayla has worked with collegiate athletes, older adults, and everything in between. With a background in gymnastics and athletics, she is dedicated to helping others reach their goals by making exercise a part of everyday life.

Specialties: HIIT, Core training, Functional movements, Toning, Strength and Conditioning

Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, BS Sports Performance, MS Kinesiology

 

 

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Charlie Garcia

CARLOS (Charlie) GARCIA

 

Charlie is a NASM certified personal trainer with an additional NASM certification in nutrition as well as a degree in exercise science from Hendrix College. He finds his soul in fitness, his heart in exercise, his passion in helping others use each goal as a stepping stone to the next.

 

Specialties: Beginners, helping them gain prowess and confidence to propel them to the next level. Skilled athletes of all ages, using his experience as a team player of volleyball, basketball and track to develop workouts they might not have even considered. And all those clients somewhere in-between who need direction, giving them that extra nudge to help them believe in themselves. Charlie also has a special affinity for strength and conditioning training.

 

Certifications: NASM certified personal trainer and nutrition coach; Spinning certified spin instructor; bachelor’s degree in exercise science.

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Moody PT Jay Snowder

Jay SNOWDER

 

For over 15 years, Jay has been training athletes and others because of his unique ability to improve agility, mobility, power, strength, speed, and endurance.

Specialties: Mobility and Power; Corrective Exercise; Running Gait Mechanics; Flexibility

Certifications: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer; NFPT CPT; NASM CES; NASM PES; NASM WLS; NASM Nutrition; Precision Nutrition Level 1.

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STEPHANIE RUSHING

 

Stephanie Rushing is a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and registered dietitian. She has obtained multiple degrees in nutrition, exercise physiology, and sports nutrition. She has a combined 15 years of experience working with various individuals including pediatrics and the young adult population. She also enjoys training older active adults and teaching seniors classes. Stephanie loves to work out and eat out and then relax with a good book at the end of the day.

 

Specialties: Nutrition; Young Adults; Active Older Adults

 

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer; Registered Dietitian; Group Ex Certifications

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Shelli Cheyney

Shelli Cheyney

Passionate about helping you become healthy & maintain healthy habits for a lifetime!  Fitness, Tennis, and grandchildren are my life!!!

 

Shelli has worked in Health & Wellness for the YMCA since 2011.  She is a Personal Trainer, teaches Strength, HIIT, Bootcamp, & Seniors Class.  Shelli specializes in all things fitness but excels in strength & functional fitness.

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Dana Sours

Dana Sours

 

My goal is to guide and encourage everyone I meet towards a healthier, sustainable lifestyle.  My goal, and ultimately their goal, is to become a better version of themselves every day.

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Chiyo Fraser

Chiyo Fraser

 

Dancer / TRX / Les Mills BodyPump

Everyone can achieve their fitness goals by building on a foundation of proper form and execution of functional movements

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