Personal and Small Group Trainings

Need a little motivation? Let one of our personal trainers help you or your group reach your goals. Our friendly and caring staff of personal trainers will help you create a program designed with your ambitions in mind.


Would you like to have a personalized workout routine designed specifically for you, but don't need the face-to-face time with a personal trainer? Then we have the program for you. Get a personalized wellness coaching program designed with your fitness goals and lifestyle in mind which will be updated every month to reflect your progress.

Certified instructors Kinga Mikolajczyk, Dr. Bob Higgins, Terrence Baker, Nolie Schneider, Glen Klein, Nance Witzel Bryan Starner and Lisa Ellenberger are here to help you reach your goals at the J. One-on-one or small group training will help you reach your goals and establish a coordinated plan for your overall wellness.
JCC MVP: $55/hr session | 10 Sessions: $450
JCC MVP: $25/30 min session | 10 Sessions: $250
By appointment only
Personal Training Specials:
Orientation: 3 hours of personal training: $99
Bench 5K PT Package: 5 hours of personal training: $155
Bulk Special: 20 hours of personal training: $800

Certified instructors are here to help you reach your goals and establish a maintenance plan at the JCC.
By appointment
JCC MVP: 2 People: $35/hr | 10 Sessions: $300
3 People: $30/hr | 10 Sessions: $250
4-6 People: $25/hr | 10 Sessions: $200

For more information about our equipment or fitness programs, please contact Nolie Schneider, Fitness Coordinator, at 610.435.3571 ext. 222 or

Meet our Personal Trainers

Terrence Baker


"The hardest step is always the first."
"Winning is a mindset so do another set."

Hometown: Youngstown, OH
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer, Silver Sneakers, CPR/AED, Lifeguard Certified.
Interests: Chasing around my two year old daughter.
Specialties: Sports-specific training, Strength/Functional training, Youth training and Active older adult.

Lisa Ellenberger

 "You only have one body, so you should appreciate it the way it looks."

Hometown: Coopersburg, PA
Credentials: Bachelor of Science from DeSales University, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR and First Aid Certification through the American Heart Association. Coached Girls on the Run of the Lehigh Valley and also volunteered for Lose the Training Wheels and St. Michael's CYO Cross Country.
Interests: Being outside, running (especially when it's warm and sunny or freshly snowy) and walking with friends. I also like saving money and reading.
Specialties: Running (sprinting and long distance), stretching, and running form.

Dr. Bob Higgins

   "Model the lesson you wish to impart; walk the walk, skip the talk."

Hometown: Virginville, PA
Credentials: B.S. Physical Education, minor in Psychology, M.Ed. Exercise Science, Doctorate in exercise science, sport psychology/sociology.
Interests: Bicycling, golf, rowing, and reading.
Specialties: Senior fitness, body building (all age spectrum), bicycle racing.

Glen Klein

 "Health is wealth!"

Hometown: Allentown, PA
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer
Interests: Sports, weightlifting, outdoor activities.
Specialties: Strength training, weight loss, sports specific training.

Kinga Mikolajczyk


"Sky is the limit and if I can do it, you can do it! Never too late to change your life, make yourself happy!"

Hometown: Szczecin, Poland
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer, Nike Group Fitness, National Fitness Trainer of Poland, Group Power, Group Groove, Spinning, Zumba, Body Pump, Body Combat, Body Vive, Silver Sneakers MSRM, Arthritis, Engineer master degree in marine biology from Academy of Agriculture in Szczecin.
Interests: Traveling, fitness, history, nutrition and healthy cooking, volleyball and fitness education.
Specialities: Functional programing, weight loss, strength endurance and condition training, wellness coaching.

Nolie Schneider


"Push yourself to your own body's edge; but if it hurts, don't do it!"

Hometown: Allentown, PA
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, 200 Hour Power Yoga Certification, Silver Sneakers Classic.
Interests: Yoga, playing sports, anything outdoors.
Specialities: Muscle building, toning, yoga, flexibility, functional movements.

Bryan Starner


"Never fear failure. Adversity is how we get better and grow."

Hometown: Washington Township, NJ
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer, Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Certified.
Interests: All sports, exercise, freelance writing, comics.
Specialties: Strength training, core training, speed and agility training.

Nance Witzel


"Build a great relationship with your clients so they believe in you, and the change begins."

Hometown: North East, Philadelphia
Credentials: AAAI/ISMA Certified Personal Trainer, 25 years experience. Won fitness coach of the year. Various magazine articles.
Interests: Running, training, staying physically fit, reading, meditation, and working on her fitness book..
Specialties: Body shaping, toning, weight loss, nutrition counseling.

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