Personal Training | Albemarle Family YMCA

You can and you will. With the right personal trainer.

YMCA Certified Personal Trainers are here to help take your fitness to the next level, with guided individualized exercise programs to help you achieve and maintain your health and wellness goals. Our trainers are attentive to your health and wellness history so that you can experience a comfortable, safe and non-intimidating environment, regardless of your age or ability. Personal training sessions are available as private sessions, partner sessions or in small groups.

Personal training rates are as low as $11.25/session for small group training and $25/30 minutes or $32/hour for private training.

Meet Our Trainers

Rita Cornelius


ACE Certified Personal Trainer
BGF Exercise for Parkinson's Training Instructor
YMCA Strength & Conditioning Instructor
YMCA Group Exercise Instructor
ASHI Level 5 BLS,BFA,EO2 Instructor
AS, Health & Fitness Science

Kendra Daniels


Bachelor's of Science-Exercise Science
NASM-Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA-Certified Group Fitness Instructor
CPR and First Aid

Lillian Drahos


AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer
AFAA Primary Group Exercise Instructor
MOSSA Core Focus Together Instructor
MOSSA Strength Train Together Instructor
Mad Dogg Athletics Spinning Instructor
YMCA Strength & Conditioning Instructor
YMCA Group Exercise Instructor
BS, Medical Technology

Melissa Ewell


NASM Certified Personal Trainer
CPR/AED & First Aid

Emma Finley


A.S. in Health & Fitness Science
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
YMCA Strength & Conditioning Instructor

Miles Gavis


Nasir Hall


YMCA Personal Trainer 
Certified Group Exercise Instructor
CPR and First Aid

Matthew Harrell


ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ASHI Basic First Aid CPR, BLS & Oxygen Administration