Meet our Staff
Joy McIntyre ─ Fitness Director
Joy started at the JCC in December 1999. Her primary roles were Personal Training and Group fitness Instruction.
In September 2005, Joy became Fitness Director. With this position Joy oversees Personal Trainers/Fitness Center, Group Fitness Instructors/Group Fitness programming, Aquatic Fitness Classes, and Babysitting. In addition, she is also Senior Fitness Adviser for our Senior Population.
Joy has twenty-three years of fitness experience and is certified in a number of fitness areas which include: BodyCombat, BodyPump, BodyVive, CXWORX, BodyStep, P90X, Spin, Pilates, Senior Aquatics, and is a certified NASM Personal Trainer. She also has a certification in Fitness Supplementation and Nutrition.
Joy’s main objective as Fitness Director is to create a fitness environment in which the JCC Members will excel in overall Health and Wellness, and obtain all their Fitness Goals and Dreams.
Jay Kellogg ─ Assistant Fitness Director
Certified personal and P90X Trainer, group fitness instructor, swim team dry land coach, and the JCCs only martial arts instructor. Although Jay's specialty is sports conditioning & martial arts. He is more than well equipped to help you find success in weight loss, muscle-building or any other aspect of fitness. Known as one of the more intense trainers at the JCC you will be sure to be challenged and see result quickly.
Aviv Wagner - Fit Center Associate and Trainer
My name is Aviv Wagner and I am a certified personal trainer. I have been working at the JCC since I arrived here from Israel 7 years ago. Before I moved to America I was a member of the Israeli Air Force and worked for the IDF as a fitness trainer for new cadets. My specialties are strength and endurance, sports agility, and weight training. I have taught both boot camp classes and P90X at the JCC. I look forward to helping each of JCC member reach his or her fitness goals. In my spare time, I enjoy playing soccer, trail running, and participating in events such as the Tough Mudder and Spartan Races.
Sandi is certified in Group Fitness for Les Mills Body Pump, Body Combat and Body Vive. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer. You will see her working in the Fitness Center on weekends. She also loves to teach the Silver Sneakers Fitness Classes.
Certified Group Fitness for BodyPump, CXWorx and Grit
Spin Instructor, been with JCC since October 2012.
Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning Gold
Bonnie has been the JCC Pilates Instructor for over ten years. She also teaches senior Pilates and yoga as well as yoga classes for children and families. Pilates Institute of America certified, Yoga Fit, Kidding around Yoga and Silver Sneakers certifications.
Certified Yoga Instructor, with JCC since January 2000.
Collen Dimonte – BodyPump Instructor
Miki Henkin – Zumba, Zumba Gold, SilverSneakers Instructor
David is certified by WITS (World Instructor Training Schools) as a Personal Fitness Trainer effective February 19th of 2011. He passed the CPR/First Aid (American Heart Association) effective January 26, 2011 and holds a bachelors degree in Art History from New York University. David’s focus is on helping people of all ages to look better and feel younger through integrated training programs. He emphasizes core strength, endurance, and flexibility training to improve overall health taking into account the individual’s particular goals and limitations.
Certified BodyCombat Instructor, been with the JCC since November 2012.
Heidy Jaramillo ─ Zumba Instructor
Hi, I’m Heidy Jaramillo and I love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! Come join me and you\ll see what I mean. You don’t even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow my lead. It's easy! Come try it, I guarantee you will have a blast! I look forward to meeting you! Certified in Zumba, Zumba Core, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning.
I have been teaching Spinning classes at with JCC since March 2009. My classes are a mix of fun and fitness. I try to use music in sync with motivation to get riders to push themselves outside their comfort levels. In addition, I am a strong believer in visualization, which means even though we are riding inside, I try to mentally put you outside on that nice winding road. The playlists are always fresh, and member's music suggestions are always welcome!
Barbara is proud to be a part of the JCC group fitness team. She is certified in Yoga, Body Flow, Body Pump, CX Work, & TRX.
Amy started working in the JCC fitness department in 2009 as a Fitness Floor Attendant. She is currently a certified Bodypump and Grit instructor.
Personal Trainer, LesMills GRIT Instructor, Floor Attendant.
Lisa is certified in Spin and Sprint and has been with the JCC since 2014. She teaches a very upbeat spin class utilizing an eclectic style of music and choreography. She encourages her spinners to challenge themselves, to get stronger and improve their form.
Lisa says: "My class loves to sweat, we have fun, and enjoy the ride!"
Donna started instructing fitness classes nearly 30 years ago, and is proud to say 15 of those years have been at the JCC. She has taught all kinds of classes and obtained many different certifications from “aerobics” (shows how far she goes back), aquatics, senior fitness, STEP, weight training, pilates, kids fitness, and even stretching & flexibility classes. Approximately 8 years ago Donna decided to further her education and obtained her Personal Fitness Trainer Certification. Donna loves to dance so it was only natural that she obtained Zumba, ZumbaGold and ZumbaStep certifications. Her love for instructing and helping people keeps the passion of instructing alive!
Namaste. My name is Shalini Rajamani and I teach yoga here at the JCC on Sunday and Friday Early Mornings. I am certified and licensed teach to teach yoga for kids and adults. I also teach Bollywood fitness. My motto in life is “live for the present and keep your mind clutter free and clean”. Enjoy your Life!
Maria was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She has a bachelor degree in Physical Education. Maria was the Health Promotion Administrator for the 13 Johnson & Johnson facilities in Puerto Rico managing the fitness facilities, nutrition & weight control programs, ergonomic programs, recreational and sports programs, health risk programs and stress management programs. She’s being in the fitness and wellness field for more than 30 years. Maria is a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Her certifications include: NCCPT,NCCPT-Yoga, NASM, CPR/First Aid/AED, AAAI-ISMA, HK, Speed & Agility Trainer, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Strong by Zumba, TRX Suspension Training, TRX Group Exercise, BodyShred, TABATA Bootcamp, BOSU, KickBoxing, Barefoot Training Specialist, Core and Functional fitness, QiForze, QiDance, Fierce4, Weight Management Consultant, Seniors and Youth Fitness, WaterART, BodyShred, Yoga, Water Yoga, Pilates, Barre Above, Pound, Plyoga, Soft Tissue Release, Postural Assessments and more.
Her work philosophy: “Everybody have the right to be the best that they can be, and I’m just the tool to make that happen”
Jane Schneiderman - Group Fitness Instructor
I have been involved in the fitness program since before the facility opened. I have been teaching fitness classes at the JCC for Four years. I currently teach Spin, Bodycombat, BodyVive and Bodypump.
Lanyen(Loli) Schissler ─ Group Fitness Instructor
Certified Group Fitness Instructor for BodyCombat, P90X, with JCC from September 2011. Loli is also a certified Occupational Therapist for 25 years.
Certified Personal Trainer at the JCC Since May, 2000. Fred holds numerous certifications such as Advanced Personal Trainer, Sports Nutrition consultant, ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor, Older Adult Fitness, Trainer of Special Population, and has significant experiences encompassing development, instruction and supervision of preventative health care and fitness programs benefiting a wide spectrum of clients.
Jill Whalen — Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Jill has been an employee of the JCC since December 2005. She has a Fitness Specialist degree from RVCC and is certified in BodyPump, BodyStep, BodyFlow, Spin, & Kidding Around Yoga. Jill is also a Personal Trainer for Kids and Adults, and has experience with Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi.