Personal Training is a great way to get more support in your wellness journey!

Sign up for a personal training package with one of our certified trainers and get the guidance you’ve been looking for to achieve your wellness goals.


Do you have any resolutions for 2021? Or do you want to support someone who does? Take advantage of our Personal Training Special throughout the month of January and get 1 session FREE when you buy a packet of 10 sessions.

Meet Our Personal Trainers


Donielle Bennett, YMCA-ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and YMCA-ACE Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, has been leading group fitness classes at the YMCA for five years and has been a personal trainer here for two years.


Donielle is also certified in Arthritis Foundations, NETA Senior Fitness, and several other specialty certifications in group fitness. Donielle enjoys working with active older adult members and can help you reach your health and wellness goals. Donielle is currently leading virtual classes weekly for us (Cardio Kick, Tabata, and Active Older Adult Fitness on Facebook Live) She hopes to see you in our virtual classes soon. or visit our Facebook Page.


Donielle currently has limited available for personal training because of changes in her schedule due to COVID. 


Jackie has her Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology, holds Personal Training and Group Exercise Certifications from NETA, that has been leading group fitness classes at the YMCA for over 12 years. She is also our Fitness & Wellness Director.

Jackie comes with a strong background and interest in group fitness and has additional training in body image, nutrition, TRX, Kettlebells, special medical considerations, and prenatal and postpartum fitness. Jackie works with all ages and body types and will help make your workout fun and challenging--"I'll make sure we have fun, and get the job done!"


Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday & Thursday

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Virtual and in person availability. New clients welcome at this time. 


Katie Mueller-Freitag is a long-time member of the YMCA turned Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. She teaches cycling and boot camp classes, leads our Workout
Wednesdays, does dry land training for members of the swim team, and hosts our Beginner’s Weightlifting Clinic.


Katie is certified in YMCA-ACE’s Foundations of Strength & Conditioning and is ready to help you work towards your own personal fitness goals.


Monday-Friday after 5 pm in person. Virtual and in person availability. New clients welcome at this time. 


Ella Otto is an Athletic training major and Dance minor at Winona State University. She is a NASM certified personal trainer. 

Ella grew up dancing and has developed a unique understanding of the human body. She was introduced to strength and conditioning in highschool is passionate about showing dancers how it can be used to improve their performance abilities. 

Ella enjoys helping all types of people find their strength and reach meaningful fitness goals—whether for a sport or just for life. 



Weekends, Wed/ Tue/  5:30pm - close

Friday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon by request. Virtual or in person availability. 


Tanner Stengel is a fitness enthusiast turned Personal Trainer. He is certified in YMCA-ACE’s Strength and Conditioning. Tanner is also a Fitness Instructor at the YMCA leading Kids Boot Camp classes. He is excited to be personal training and help more members reach their goals.

“As a former athlete, I hired a personal trainer myself to work on my strength and agility. I became interested in being a trainer after I saw the results in myself. It also motivated my family to begin a healthy lifestyle”.

Monday-Friday with morning, afternoon, and evening availability by appointment. Weekends by request. 

Virtual and in person availability.
New clients welcome at this time.



Taylor Pagenkopf has her Bachelors in Exercise Science Degree from Winona State University and has taken advanced classes in the Fitness and Wellness Field. She is also certified in YMCA-ACE's Strength and Conditioning. She has experience working with all age groups, including youth.

"As a Wellness Intern here at the Winona Family YMCA, I have gained additional experience with members of all ages and abilities. Having spent my internship here, I am excited to continue working with our members".

Monday-Friday morning, afternoon, and evening availability. Weekends by request.

Virtual and in person availability.
New clients welcome at this time.


Rose Carr is a NETA certified personal trainer and takes personal training clients and covers small group training on a casual on-call, substitution basis. 

Monday-Friday by appointment with some morning availability. 
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Virtual and in person availability. New clients welcome at this time. 


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Winona Family YMCA

902 Parks Avenue  |  Winona, MN  55987  | 507-454-1520  |

YMCA Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Everyone is welcome at the YMCA.