Personal Training (SH)
Working with a personal trainer is a great way to get in shape and stay in shape. Working out under the guidance of a personal trainer is motivating and an opportunity to learn the best ways to achieve your goals.
JCC personal trainers are dedicated fitness experts with years of experience and specialties ranging from personalized routine development and injury prevention to sports conditioning. Our trainers are certified professionals with education across a variety of disciplines including nursing, physical therapy, exercise physiology, athletic training, and several specialized therapies—skills that can match your interests, concerns and needs.
Whatever your goal, we can design a program to help you achieve it. Your trainer will monitor and update your fitness routine as you progress, ensuring that the exercises you perform are done safely and for maximum effectiveness.
Meet the Staff:
Judy Ryave is not a new face in the South Hills JCC Fitness Department, but she recently accepted a new position as Fitness Coordinator and Trainer. Judy graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Medical Dietetics and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise. She holds additional certifications in Group Power, Group Kick, Group Active, Reformer, Kettlebell Cardio, Yogafit, Silver Sneakers and Pilates Mat levels 1 and 2 and props. Judy’s passion is health and fitness, and she wants to guide others to improve physically, mentally and emotionally. She believes exercise and healthy eating habits can help anyone of any age feel better. If you have taken any of Judy’s classes, you know that she will encourage you to push to the end and praise you for giving it your all.
Contact Judy at 412-278-1975 ext. 231
McKenzie comes to the South Hills JCC with a BS degree in Exercise Science from
Slippery Rock University and an MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion,
Emphasis Performance Enhancement from California University of Pennsylvania and
has the following certifications:
CSCS – National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
PES – National Academic Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist
USAW - United States Weightlifting Coach
AFAA – American Foundation of Adapted Aquatics Instructor
Kenn is a specialist in sports performance enhancement and injury rehabilitation from pre-teen to professional to the individual desiring to improve themselves. Kenn was active in fitness and sports throughout high school participating in football, track & field, and powerlifting and later was a nationally ranked Olympic weightlifter. He coached at the USA Olympic Training Center and in Division I athletics.