Personal Training

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Get a jump on your fitness with a personalized, motivating program designed especially for you by our nationally-certified staff! When you really want to improve your fitness, nothing beats one-on-one attention. Our highly qualified staff offers individual and small group personal training at reasonable rates.

Our trainers work closely with you to develop programs for a wide variety of needs, including:

  • Injury prevention
  • Rehabilitating after surgery or injury
  • Increasing balance & flexibility
  • Improving core strength
  • Enhancing performance for a wide range of specific sports

Aqua Therapy is a wonderful option for those recovering from injury or preparing for surgery.

OUR PERSONAL TRAINERS

Nick Barbieri

A NESTA Certified Personal Trainer, Nick has a sports background that includes golf, basketball, and competitive sand volleyball, as well as experience as a high school basketball coach. He has been a valued staff member on the Parkpoint Fitness Floor since 2009. Nick trains individuals of all fitness levels and his sports experience makes him a great trainer for golfers, basketball players, and other sports aficionados as he knows what it takes to train and play.

“The human body is our temple. I have a passion to teach people ways to keep it strong and healthy.”

Donna Burch

Donna has been an Aquatics and Fitness professional for 30 years, teaching all levels of swimming and water exercise. She is passionate about water exercise and her enthusiasm is matched by her expertise! She has a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and did her Masters thesis research at Sonoma State on the Effects of Pre-Operative Water Exercise for Total Knee Replacement Patients. She created the Water Fitness programs at the Finley Aquatic Center here in Santa Rosa that includes Aquatic Therapy, has taught classes and trained aquatic fitness instructors there for 18 years, and has taught aquatics and yoga at the SRJC for 13 years. Phone (707) 235-1539. Email fitness@Donna-Burch.com

Sabrina Mitchell

Sabrina has been involved in the fitness industry for over 25 years and is dedicated to ongoing education and training. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Group Exercise Instructor, Reebok Certified Cycling Instructor, and has taken numerous courses and trainings over the years. She has been a Group Exercise Instructor with Parkpoint since 1985 and specializes in both strength and effective cardio training. As a Pilates Personal Trainer, Sabrina trained with Balanced Body University and completed Levels I–IV in reformer as well as mat training. With her diverse background, Sabrina is able to train clients of all ages and fitness levels either on the fitness floor or in the Pilates Studio. She specializes in addressing muscular imbalances, strengthening and stabilizing the core, and staying fit as we age. Sabrina has the unique ability to connect with any individual and create a program based on their needs and abilities.

“I want to inspire, motivate, and coach my clients so that they achieve their goals.”

Lana Pacheco

Lana Pacheco is the Santa Rosa Fitness Director. She holds a B.A. in Physical Education from the California State University in Northridge and holds multiple national certifications. Her certifications include National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist, and is certified in Weight Management through NASM as well. Lana is also LeMond RevMaster Cycle certified and TRX certified. Lana has been a Personal Trainer since 1992. She’s been on the fitness staff at Parkpoint since 1994. With her extensive background, Lana is a valuable resource for both members and the training staff. She trains all fitness levels and all ages from athletes to those rehabilitating from injuries. In her spare time Lana enjoys working out, hanging out, and wave-watching.

“I have worked with individuals of varying ages and abilities. I enjoy all aspects of developing challenging, yet attainable programs for these individuals. My motto is ‘more is not always better’.”

David Sampietro

David is a certified personal trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). He’s been actively learning and involved in fitness for over seven years and is comfortable instructing in many different modalities from free weights to calisthenics and kettlebells to TRX straps. Along with strength training, he can help you with modes of recovery such as stretching and foam rolling. He’s currently continuing his education at Santa Rosa Junior College with the focus of Kinesiology to better understand the human body in order to better assist clients in reaching their goals. In his spare time, David enjoys exercising and playing music with friends.

“Fitness is for everyone. It doesn’t matter how many times you fall off the horse as long as you keep getting back on! Education, consistency, and having fun will continue to help you make exercising a worthwhile and exciting experience.”

Layne Scoggins

Layne is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Keiser Indoor Cycling Instructor, and USA Triathlon certified. Layne is a passionate cyclist, triathlon competitor, and a six-time Ironman finisher. He has been a cycling instructor for Parkpoint since 2009 as well as a triathlon coach. As a discerning listener and an enthusiastic motivator dedicated to meeting the needs and interests of his clients, he is very skilled in training individuals of all abilities.

“Your body is the greatest instrument you’ll ever have. Use and move it every day.”

Jeff Wentzel

Jeff is certified as a Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He is an avid martial arts practitioner. He has been teaching Kenpo Karate since 2003, and currently holds the rank of fourth degree black belt. Additionally, Jeff has studied boxing, kickboxing, Kung Fu, and Taekwondo. He is skilled in stretching/flexibility modalities including self-myofascial release, static, active, and passive techniques. His training also includes muscle endurance, power, and strength building. Jeff is also certified in TRX training, as well as Orthopedic Exercise through ACE.

“My personal training philosophy is one of cultivating acceptance for people no matter where they are in life—whether they be veterans of the fitness world or stepping into a club for the first time in their life. I want every client to feel welcome, safe, and comfortable. I believe in the importance of positive reinforcement and strive to help my clients see their own potential.”

Krista Williams

Krista Williams has worked in the fitness industry for over 10 years. She is certified with NESTA (National Exercise and Sports Trainer Association), and is a TRX qualified trainer. Krista has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Sonoma State University. She continues her studies in strength and conditioning and current training methods. Her passion lies specifically in whole body movement exercises, core balance, and improving flexibility and joint stability, along with the proper nutrition needed for achieving long- and short-term fitness goals. She has extensive experience working with members who have just completed physical therapy and rehab. She has 10 years’ experience as a coach of competitive running, gait mechanics, triathlon training, and other athletic sports. She designs innovative programs that will not only challenge the body, but the mind as well. Krista offers very focused and well-balanced sessions that are easy to incorporate into the workout regimen.

“Our bodies are complex systems. When one part is compromised, this creates a chain of events that over time may develop dysfunctions in the body. I truly believe we are only as strong as our weakest link, and it is essential to create a balanced and healthy body for both sport and life.”