Personal Training is available to all!

Personal training is available for members and non-members. Members get 2 free consults with a trainer, and discounted sessions after that. Membership Info

Personal Trainer Bios, click here

What is personal training?

Personal training provides you with the opportunity to exercise with a highly qualified fitness professional that sincerely cares about helping you reach new heights in fitness. Your Personal Trainer will customize a fitness program that corresponds to your fitness level and goals. After assessing your needs, your trainer will coach and motivate you through effective exercise sessions.

Who needs a personal trainer?

Personal training can be valuable to anyone whether you’re a beginner or an advanced athlete. Our trainers are qualified to coach you toward specific goals and have helped thousands of people in the areas of:

  • Overall muscular strength and endurance
  • Body fat reduction and weight loss
  • Cardiovascular conditioning
  • Increase energy and productivity
  • Reduce stress
  • Sport specific performance training
  • Helps control blood pressure, diabetes and other metabolic diseases
  • Core stability and strengthening
  • Back pain prevention
  • Post injury rehabilitation
  • Pre/Post natal exercise
  • Improve flexibility and agility
  • Body building and physique competition
  • Promote self-confidence and high self-esteem

The benefits of personal training for:


IHF trainers will teach you correct exercise techniques and help you set realistic goals. We will provide you with motivation and demonstrate how exercise can become part of your daily routine. If you are tired of fad and yo-yo diets and lack adherence to an exercise program, working closely with IHF’s personal trainers will enable you to achieve results and maintain a healthy lifestyle.


You will be coached using a variety of advanced cardiovascular and strength training techniques. Exercise prescriptions will be designed to be motivational and can be sport specific. IHF’s personal trainers can help you reach your goals, overcome plateaus and prepare you for competition.

Special Populations

If you have concerns about high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, orthopedic limitations, etc. or are exercising while pregnant, you will be provided with a safe exercise environment. IHF’s trainers closely monitor your exertion levels, working with the recommendations from your physician, physical therapist or other health care providers.

Exercise Transition Program

Participants who have completed outpatient physical therapy or who are referred by a physician or health-care professional may be eligible for the Exercise Transition Program. To learn more about the Exercise Transition Program, contact Julie Jarosz or click HERE. 

Certified Staff

What separates us from the rest? Our team of Personal Trainers has strong educational backgrounds and years of successful experience. Island Health & Fitness requirements include degrees in health sciences, physical education or related fields and/ or professional certifications by nationally accredited organizations.

Please check out the bios of our staff to get to know them better!

For more information on personal training please contact Charles Edwards at (607) 319-0149 or email at [email protected]

Island Health & Fitness Personal Training

Island Health & Fitness

Build, Burn, & Breathe at IGNITE!

Community Corners 903 Hanshaw Road Ithaca, NY 14850

Island Health & Fitness

Community Corners

Community Corners 903 Hanshaw Road Ithaca, NY 14850

Island Health & Fitness

at Cayuga Wellness Center

310 Taughannock Blvd. Ithaca, NY 14850