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Personal Training

Motivation, accountability, inspiration & success! A Certified Personal Trainer can give you the support you need to see the results you want. Our trainers can get you going on a workout plan, add variety to your exercise program or challenge the athlete inside. Train by yourself for one-on-one attention, or train with a friend to challenge & encourage each other. Contact Kara at kara.colon@bismarckymca.org for more information. 

How to register for personal training: 

     1. Click the link and complete the Personal Trainer Request Form 

     2. A Certified Personal Trainer will follow up with you within 24 hours to schedule your first appointment

*Personal trainer requests submitted Friday afternoon-Sunday will be followed up with the following week*

Meet Our Trainers

Kara Colon - Healthy Living Director

kara.colon@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Woodland Park, CO

Degrees & Certifications:

M.A. Coaching & Athletic Administration
B.S. Fitness & Wellness
NETA Personal Trainer - 9 years
Prenatal & Postpartum Exercise Prescription
NETA Nutrition Coach

Area of Specialization: Women Through the Ages, Pre & Postnatal, General Health & Fitness, Sport Specific, Weight Loss

Training Philosophy: Work hard & have fun while you’re training. If you simply go through the motions you’ll never reach your goals or be successful.

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with my children & husband. Softball. Being outside.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: Positive thoughts create positive outcomes.

Christian Hanson- ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist 

christian.hanson@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Bismarck, ND

Degrees & Certifications:

ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

Area of Specialization: Correctional Exercise & Resistance Training

Training Philosophy: Exercise is the best preventative medicine for the body, so being active is one of the best ways we can invest in our health

Hobbies & Interests: Sports, fishing & superhero movies.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships & decide not to surrender, that is strength. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

Diana Nathe- ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist  

diana.nathe@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Melrose, MN

Degrees & Certifications:

ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

Area of Specialization: Mostly older adults & women’s fitness but open to all!

Training Philosophy: Passionate about corrective exercise & using exercise as medicine.

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking & camping & enjoying time on the lake.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: Every day is the perfect day to start something new.

Allie Elliot

allie.elliot@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Minot, ND

Degrees & Certifications:

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Area of Specialization: General Health & Fitness

Training Philosophy: Exercise should be something you look forward to doing, not something you feel like you have to do. Finding a form of exercise that you enjoy & look forward to is a great way to stay encouraged & motivated. 

Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, sports & reading.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: Carpe Diem -- seize the day

Tara Hill

tara.hill@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Watford City, ND

Degrees & Certifications:

Registered Nurse, BSN.

CrossFit level 1

Area of specialization: Olympic Lifts, Strength Training, Sports Specialization Training

Training Philosophy: Consistency is greater than Perfection! Connecting your mind to the muscle you’re lifting is vital to greater muscle contraction & growth.

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with Daughter, lifting, biking, anything outdoors.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: You don’t have to be great to start, need to start to be great!

Justin Emmerson 

justin.emmerson@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Bismarck, ND

Degrees & Certifications:

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Area of Specialization: Strength Training, Weight Loss, Adapted Training

Training Philosophy: Nearly anybody can strength train, even if they have an ailment.

Hobbies & Interests: Working out, football & spending time outdoors.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: If you don’t at least try you’ve already lost.

Joey Mochinski

joey.mochinski@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Lester Prairie, MN

Degrees & Certifications:
B.S. in Exercise Science
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

Area of Specialization: Older Adult, General Health & Fitness, and Specialty Populations

Training Philosophy: Movement is medicine, everyone can find something that interests them while improving their health & wellbeing.

Hobbies and Interests: Camping, running, lifting & tabletop games.

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: The first step is always the hardest, you just have to take it. 

Ethan Lawry

ethan.lawry@bismarckymca.org

Hometown: Dickinson, ND

Degrees & Certifications:
Associates in Science/Exercise Science

Area of Specialization: General Health & Fitness

Training Philosophy: I believe exercise is absolutely essential to one's health & if implemented correctly can truly change lives!

Hobbies & Interests: Lifting, hockey, enjoying time at the lake!

Favorite Motivational Quote or Mantra: "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you" - Fred Devito

Personal Training Packages & Options

Intro to Personal Training Package

  • 3 Sessions only $70 (30 minute Individual Sessions)
    • 1 time deal for clients new to Personal Training 

EFT PACKAGE OPTIONS

-Add your training packages to your membership for hassle free training

-Schedule your sessions with your trainer to use them all within the month

-Helps to keep you accountable with consistent training

-Helps you stick to your goals

-Adjustable package options to fit your schedule

Member Rates: 

  • 4, 30 minutes sessions- $120
  • 8, 30 minutes sessions- $225
  • 12, 30 minute sessions- $330 

Non-Member Rate:

  • 12, 30 minute sessions- $440

STANDARD PACKAGE OPTIONS

*Standard Package Sessions are valid for 3 months from date of purchase. Sessions that go unused will be lost.*

Member Rates: 

  • 1, 30 minute session- $35
  • 12, 30 minute session- $330
  • 12, 45 minute sessions- $435

Dual Standard Package (Both participants must have training package):

  • 12, 45 minute sessions- $310



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