Need Help getting over that fitness plateau?

Do you respond better to a coach who will be better able to push you to the next level and teach you alternative routines? What about a trained professional able to provide exercise methods and nutrition suggestions? Our Certified Personal Trainers are eager to help you meet your fitness objectives. Your trainer will design a program just for you that focus on your unique goals.
Here at the Stamford Family YMCA, we approach healthy living from a holistic approach. Our objective is to get all members to maximize their true potential and become truly actualized. The Y offers a plethora of options to best optimize this effort. We certainly approach life from three core values: spirit, mind and body. It is this method that individuals thrive and grow. More importantly it is our method to strengthening the foundations of our community.

Who We Are

Feel free to read through the trainer biographies online or at the front desk, which may further inspire you. After an initial meeting with the Membership Director, together will be able to decide on the best to trainer who will best meet your needs and objectives.

Meet the Team

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Jessica believes in a holistic approach to fitness, which can vary from exercises that build muscle, burn fat, increase stamina and endurance through a mix of strength training, high intensity interval training, body weight exercises and plyometrics. Jessica’s future fitness goals are to become a group fitness instructor and spinning instructor. Jessica works with all ages and physical abilities.

Jessica also leads the Ys FREE Fitness Center Orientation

Available Days for orientation and/or personal training:
Mon: 2:30pm -7:00pm Tues: 2:30 – 7:00pm Fri: 2:00pm – 7:00pm

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Exercise Physiologist | ACE Certified Personal Trainer

“I truly believe that everything in life should be consumed in moderation and only then will we live happier and healthier lives.”

Nick has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University. Nick’s certifications include: ACE, The Leader Edge-Cancer Exercise Specialist. He is also a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association, American Council on Exercise and ACSM. Nick has over 12 years of experience in many different aspects of the health industry, including:

  • strength & conditioning
  • program design
  • nutritional advisement
  • pre- and post-rehabilitation
  • special populations
  • functional training
  • postural assessment
  • sports specific training
Available Days for training: Flexible schedule

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Certified Nutritional Health Counselor | AADP, ACE

Lisa’s innovative personal training style aims to improve a clients technique, muscle strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, core strength, cardio respiratory function, weightless and/or management.
Understand nutrition in a greater way with helpful food and lifestyle choice suggestions that best support the individual.
Learn how to explore new foods, understand and reduce cravings, and increase energy.

Professional Credentials:

  • American Aquatics Association
  • Madd Dog Spinning
  • Peak Pilates
  • TRX
  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor
  • ACE Lifestyle/Weight Management Coach
Available Days for training: Flexible schedule

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Certified Personal Trainer

Available Days for training: Flexible schedule
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How it Works

There are a few steps you must complete in order to begin training:

  • Purchase your personal training session(s) at the membership services desk.
    • $60/hour –Y members | $70/hour – Nonmembers
  • Packages available for Y members, only:
    • Package of 3 – $175 (becomes $58/hour)
    • Package of 6 – $336 ($56/hour)

Complete and return the Personal – Training Packet (attached), including:

  • Personal Training Interest Form
  • Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
  • Informed Consent/Personal Training Policies
  • Member under age of 18: Permission to provide Medical Treatment

Once form is complete, please submit and contact:

Steve J Rosati | 203.357.7000 ext. 129 |


When we receive your Packet, you will receive a phone call or email within 2-4 days from our personal Training Coordinator, to schedule your free consultation. This is a time to Talk with your trainer; review your paperwork and set goals.  Your first training session will be scheduled directly with your trainer.  Physical fitness works more then the abdominal pectoral, it often clears and distresses the mind