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Let us create a fitness program designed just for you! Our personal trainers provide body fat analysis, measurements, program design and implementation, so you will have someone with you every step of the way. Whether you’ve been working out for years, are just getting started or wondering where to begin, our personal trainers have the tools you need to reach your fitness goals!
For more information, please contact our Director of Healthy Living at 417 781 YMCA.
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Nikki attended MSSU from 1992-1995 pursuing BSE. Her specialties include: Weight Loss, Strength Training, Sports Conditioning,
Martial Arts and Zumba Dance. Nikki also holds a Black Belt in GOJU-RYU/Brown Belt in Aikijutsu.
AFFA Group Exercise Instructor
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Certified Pilates Instructor
AFAA Certified Step Aerobics Instructor
AFAA Strength and Conditioning Instructor
Zumba® Fitness Licensed Instructor (holding 8 specialized certs)
BodyPump® Certified Instructor
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Alex Turner teaches our Fit Kid Army and Bootcamp classes. He also participates in powerlifting and physique training.
Alex's specialties include strength training, muscle hypertrophy, toning and fat loss.
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
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Corrie Reeter is a former division III NCAA cross country runner who loves to work with those of any age who are interested in becoming more healthy! She has coached volleyball, Joplin Memorial Marathon runners and is currently teaching our RunFit class at the South Y. Corrie holds a BS in Kinesiology from University of Texas. She is available for evening sessions.
Corrie's specialties include full body toning, weight loss, and athletic development.
ACSM American College of Sports Medicine
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Kara Cochrane is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer who loves helping our members find beauty in strength as she helps them achieve their health and fitness goals . She has participated in multiple Sprint Triathlons, and holds a certification in Fitness Kickboxing from the Kickboxing Fitness Institute.
Kara’s specialities include endurance and strength training, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and circuit training!
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Karen King teaches our RunFit, Active Older Adult, and Silver Sneakers® classes. You may also find her coaching a Weight Loss Challenge team! She is available for hire as a personal trainer or a running coach.
Karen's specialties include senior strength, running, and weight loss success.
RRCA-certified running coach
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Tanner attended Missouri State University where he obtained a B.S. in Exercise Movement Science and became Exercise Physiology certified through the American College of Sport Medicine. Tanner's passion for helping others on their journey towards a healthy lifestyles is evident in how he interacts with our members. His degree, character, and caring nature allows him to take more of a physiological/biological approach to the vast world of health and fitness.
Certified Exercise Physiologist, ACSM