Personal Training

Personal Training

Customize your workout with personal training at YWCA St. Paul. Work with a certified trainer to meet your fitness goals. 

Individual and Friends and Family Fitness Training is also available in several modalities: yoga, cycle or bootcamp. 

Health & Fitness Club Members can purchase and schedule training sessions online through our Member Portal. 

How will you train?

Purchase and register for training sessions through our Member Portal

Personal Training

Meet individually with a certified trainer who helps you crush your fitness goals through regular sessions and custom programming. 

Individual Fitness Training

Complete an individualized yoga, cycle or bootcamp workout with a certified instructor or trainer. Purchase one, two or four sessions and schedule them at your convenience.

Friends & Family Training

Work out with friends! Schedule a yoga, cycle or bootcamp Friends & Family Training session for yourself and 4 friends (and, your friends do not need to be members to participate.)


Master training


30 Min | 60 Min

Personal training


30 Min | 60 Min

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Our instructors

Beth Holod

Pilates Instructor

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Beth’s goal is to help lead others to the far-reaching benefits of core stability, especially in our Pilates Reformer studio. She enrolled in her first yoga class here at the YWCA St. Paul Health & Fitness Center nearly 20 years ago. Now as an instructor, Beth wants to help people reclaim their love for their bodies with a new self-awareness, and increase their confidence and enthusiasm for an active lifestyle.

Certifications: Yoga instruction (Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute); Pilates Reformer and Mat Pilates instruction (ACE-accredited YMCA Pilates Reformer Training); CPR/AED (American Red Cross)

Specialties: Yoga, Mat Pilates, Pilates Reformer, mind-body connection

Nikki Staffen

Personal Trainer

Nikki believes personal training is more than just the exercise component. It is also about building connections, establishing relationships, and achieving the client’s goals they envision. It’s a collaborative approach that takes the trainer and client on a journey to get the most effective outcomes. This will help each client with their daily activities, hobbies, and enhance their longevity.

Certifications: ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

Specialties: Cardio exercise, Injury prevention, thera-band stretching, & marathon training.

Troy Shoberg

Master-Level Personal Trainer

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Troy looks at training like a savings plan for life, “it’s something that you diligently invest in so that one day you can make a withdrawal that will help you lead a longer, healthier, more enjoyable quality of life.” Troy’s goal for his clients is to reach their very best fitness level for themselves.

Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise); CPR (American Red Cross); TRX Suspension Training Certified; New Leaf Metabolic Assessment System Certified

Specialties: sport-specific training & conditioning (with focus on speed, strength and explosiveness), strength and conditioning, general fitness and weight management, balance and coordination.

Members can purchase and schedule training sessions online through our fitness portal.
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