Interested in becoming a certified personal trainer but not sure what it entails? Register for the new, free Train the Trainer Class offered this Fall thought Campus Recreation Fitness and Wellness. Four, two hour classes will cover the following: What certification is best for me, how must will it cost, a sample practical and written test, gym sessions including case studies, program design and fitness assessments. Email Christina Savoie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefits of Personal Training
♦ Get Started
♦ Personalized Program
♦ Learn Proper Form and Technique
♦ Achieve your Goals
♦ Accountability and Motivation
♦ Develop a Route
♦ Maximize Workout / Minimize Time
Assessments and Packages
The Fitness & Wellness certified trainers offers a variety of assessments and packages to meet YOUR needs. The MicroFit® System is an integrated collection of fitness testing equipment. Your trainer can measure body weight, body fat, blood pressure, heart rate, trunk flexibility, arm strength and cardiovascular fitness.
Basic Training and Assessments:
|URI Students &
|MicroFit® Wellness Profile:
Fitness is more than just a number on scale. This 30 minute assessment focuses on essential wellness topics and provides you with your unique profile.
|Body Composition Analysis:
A MicorFit® analysis includes: body fat percentage, circumferences and weight.
|MicroFit® Fitness Assessment:
This 1 hour appointment tests your muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness and body composition. Now with our NEW MicroFit® software you can expect accurate results to help plan the perfect routine for your fitness goals!
Perfect for someone who needs to change up their routine, get back on track or learn something new.
|One Personal Training Session and Program Design:
One hour each of a training session and program design.
Individual Training Packages:
|4 Personal Training Sessions||$100||$80|
|10 Personal Training Sessions||$190||$160|
|15 Personal Training Sessions||$280||$240|
Buddy Training Packages:
Train with a friend and split the cost!
|Buddy Training – 4 Session Package||$125||$120|
|Buddy Training – 10 Session Package||$300||$240|
|Buddy Training – 15 Session Package||$450||$360|
Training and Assessment Bundles:
|Turbo Start Bundle:
Includes MicroFit® Assessment and 4 personal training sessions. This training package gives you the tools to get you started and reach your goals.
|Grand Training Bundle:
Pre and Post sessions MicroFit® Assessment and 10 personal Training sessions.
Please register at the Welcome Center at the Fascitelli Center or Rec Service Center at the Mackal Field House. Cash, check, or any major credit card are accepted. Please Note: There is a $20.00 fee for all returned checks.
Meet the Trainers
I am a certified strength and conditioning specialist (C.S.C.S.) and I hold a B.S. In Kinesiology from UMass Amherst. Currently, I am working towards my doctorate in physical therapy here at URI. My goals this year are to increase my weights on all my power lifts and increase muscle hypertrophy. I also want to continually vary my workout routines for optimal results and personalization.
My name is Amy St. Amand and I am a fourth year pharmacy student. I am an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. Over the past three years, I have lost and kept off 85 lbs, so I know the transformative power of exercise. These days, nothing brings me more joy than helping others feel great about their health and fitness. I also teach group exercise classes at URI and have a love for cycling, kickboxing, and yoga. I look forward to helping you reach your goals and achieve optimal health and wellness.
I received my certification from the International Sport Sciences Association ( ISSA ). I am studying Kinesiology here at URI and am passionate about fitness and wellness. I enjoy working with all types of clients and I am really easy to talk to. Do you want to tone up, lose weight, build strength and muscle mass, work on your muscular endurance, reduce your body fat percentage and more! I am the trainer to help you reach your goals!
LETICIA OROZCO, M.S., C.P.T.
I have one of the most amazing jobs, which is working with students and exercise participants of all ages on the university campus and community. I have a MS from Southern Connecticut State University in Human Performance, a BS from the University of Connecticut in Exercise Science and a minor in Sports Nutrition. I’m also nationally certified as a personal trainer, group exercise instructor, American Red Cross Instructor, ACE certified stretch specialist, and Nautilus training certified. I am an adjunct Professor for the Kinesiology Department as well as provide lectures on campus and to the community in the area of Exercise Sociology. I have the unique privilege to be a part of the plan, design, construction and delivery of our new fitness and wellness center a 31,000 sq ft facility, that opened in Fall 2013. My personal philosophy is “If there is a will there is a way, so don’t stop trying”.
Welcome! I am the Fitness & Wellness Specialist for the Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Program. I completed my 200-hr RYT Vinyasa Yoga Training through Thames Street Yoga and hold trainings/certifications through Balanced Body Pilates, YogaFit, AFAA, LesMills BodyPump, and Zumba. My undergraduate studies focused on Health Promotion/Fitness Management and Dance at Rowan University in New Jersey. I completed my M.S. in Kinesiology at URI with research focused on body awareness and self-objectification in different exercise modalities. As a group exercise instructor, my mission is to help you use your own body as a vehicle to finding your own bliss. Whether I am teaching Yoga, Pilates, Dance, or Body Pump, I will guide you to cultivate awareness of breath, posture, and alignment while keeping a light heart. I aim to shift your perspective of movement from a task to a joyful way of living.
I recently accepted the position of Fitness and Wellness Specialist at the University of Rhode Island and am a graduate of URI– GO RAMS! Very exciting to be back here on campus where my fitness career began. Prior to accepting this position, I have eight years training military personal in tactical, functional and physical performance at Naval Station Newport. Three years working with high school students and coaches as well as college and adult athletes to improve their core strength, injury prevention, sports performance and overall health. My training philosophy is to build strength from the inside out to achieve sport and fitness goals at any stage of life. ACE certified Personal Trainer, ACE Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist, TRX® Group Certified, Kettle Bell Concepts Level 1 Instructor and Insanity® Certified.
Hello All! I received my undergraduate degree in Public Relations from Rowan University and am currently in a graduate program studying Mass Communication with a specialization in Organizational Behavior. Outside of academics I have certifications in Zumba, YogaFit level 1, AFFA, BodyPump, and Personal Training. I strive to get the most out of my sessions/ classes and my mission is to help others safely achieve the fitness goals they aspire to and motivate others to create a better lifestyle.