Personal Training

what we do

The J’s personal trainers are here to help you reach your fitness goals. Our friendly, certified personal trainers are here to work with you one on one or in a small group to give you the personal attention and custom program you need.

Allow our team of certified, professional personal trainers help you reach and maintain your fitness goals!

We’ll write an individualized exercise prescription just for you which includes: Cardiovascular Conditioning, Body Sculpting and Toning, Weight Training, Cardiac Conditioning, and Post-Therapy Rehabilitation Training.

 Purchase personal training sessions and packages

Contact Fitness Director Dave Parris to schedule your Personal or Sports Specific Training Sessions.

Intrigued? Sign up for a complimentary workout.

personal training options


  • 30 minutes
  • 45 minutes
  • 60 minutes

Packs can be purchased in bunches of one, five, ten, and twenty sessions.

 Purchase personal training sessions and packageS

Partner/Group training 

Partner Training is also available at the J, for double the motivation and double the sweat.
If you work better with a partner, this may be the option for you. To sign up for Partner Training, contact Dave Parris.

Partner/Group Training is offered 60 minute sessions.


Martial arts expert and personal trainer, Drew Guagenti heads up our Self Defense Training program, held by appointment.  Whether you're a mother looking to stay safe at night or a police officer looking to enhance your skills, this class is open to anyone interested in learning new defense techniques and building confidence.  The class incorporates defensive training including defense against a single attacker, multiple attackers, and defense against weapons.


Personal Trainers

DAVE PARRIS, Fitness Director

Background: Fitness Manager of Philadelphia Sports Club
J Employee since: 2018

Dave holds a degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University, as well as certifications in personal training. His passion for health and fitness has given him the opportunity to develop programs and train an extensive range of clientele of all ages: post-rehab, post-heart attack, hip replacement, rotator cuff tears, post-stroke, marathon runners, Mt. Everest hikers, sports performance, collegiate, and semi pro and pro athletes.

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AJ Greenetz

Background: International Sports Science Association
J employee since: 2013

AJ’s training programs involve core strengthening and full body dynamic movement. Her belief is that proper food choices in tandem with a solid workout program, will help her clients achieve the best results quickly. Have AJ custom tailor a program to help your meet your fitness needs, whether you are a novice or seasoned athlete, you will not be disappointed.  AJ’s enthusiasm for health and wellness has led her to designing healthy eating programs for her training clients. She is a dietician technician who can show you how to make fresh and healthy foods taste fantastic.

Chris Baldwin

 National Personal Training Institute
J employee since: 2005

It is evident that Chris does not sleep much when you see the challenging and dynamic workouts he creates. His quiet demeanor masks the powerful and explosive workouts his clients cannot seem to get enough of. Chris enjoys helping his clients reach their hidden potential.

Debra Steinberg

American Fitness Professional Association
J employee since: 1996

Debra is a strong motivator who leads by example. She enjoys every aspect of fitness; endurance cycling, spinning, strength training, racquetball, speed walking, running, and hiking. During training, Debra works towards helping develop full range of motion and functional strength. This allows clients to bridge the gap from the gym to the real world.

Drew Guagenti

 National Personal Training Institute
J employee since: 2001

Drew has extensive experience in post rehabilitation and specializes in core strengthening. Drew holds 3 different belts in various Martial Arts and incorporates these techniques. He enjoys teaching and motivating clients of all levels in order to achieve positive changes toward a healthier lifestyle.


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Michelle Hoosty

Background: National Academy of Sports Medicine
J employee since: 2011

Michelle combines her college athletic experiences, Behavioral Science Degree, and knowledge of holistic health to provide a total mind and body approach for her clients. Playing college volleyball gave her personal insights on commitment, work ethic, struggle, and victory. Her knowledge of nutrition, weight lifting, plyometric exercises, and life health brings a total body approach to her workouts. Her strong people skills allow her to connect with people of all age groups. Michelle believes that you get one body for a lifetime and wants to help her clients reach their goals for a long and healthy life.


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Wilmington, DE 19803


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