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Benderson Family Building

Benderson Family Building
716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest Road
Amherst,NY14068
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Thu, Apr 9th

Benderson Family Building

Holland Family Building
716-886-3145
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Thu, Apr 9th

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Benderson Family Building716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest RoadAmherst,NY14068
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Holland Family Building716-886-3145
787 Delaware AvenueBuffalo,NY14209
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Buffalo Hours: Thu, Apr 9th
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Connor Black

Connor Black

ISSA Certified Strength and Conditioning Trainer

I am a certified strength and conditioning trainer through the ISSA, I completed my Bachelors degree in Exercise Science at the University at Buffalo, and have internship experience in a physical therapy clinic working with all age groups. I specialize in general strengthening and conditioning as well as injury prevention.

Aida Boujaoude

Aida Boujaoude

AFFA Certified Personal Trainer

I am a certified Personal Trainer through Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFFA). Allow me to share my passion for fitness by developing a fitness program that will enhance the quality of your life. Your body and mental state are your most important assets and require regular exercise to stay in peak form. My extensive fitness experience and knowledge will create a positive perspective on your life through retirement and beyond.

Julie Dudek

Julie Dudek

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

I am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Exercise Science from Ithaca College. I have successfully worked with clients whose goals ranged from functional to strength training.

Jodee Fiorella

Jodee Fiorella

NETA Certified Personal Trainer

I have been employed as a Member Services Representative at the JCC since 2006. I am certified as a NETA personal trainer and teach yoga and spinning to full classes. Since 1986, my love for fitness has kept me motivated to continuously work out and discover new ways to live a healthier lifestyle. Running is my passion and I have completed a half marathon and run over seventy 5k’s! My high spirits and enthusiasm have helped push others to take part in the sport of running, and help them achieve that runners high! Talk to me and tell me what your goals are. I will work with you until you have achieved what you set out to do! To me, it’s all about paying it forward.

Betsy Hare

Betsy Hare

AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

You have seen me at the Benderson Family Building for over 8 years either in the pool or instructing in the group fitness studio. I specialize in both traditional exercise and mind/body programs. As an instructor for over 18 years, my extensive background includes multiple water and land certifications. A Reiki Master teacher and an ARCB certified reflexologist, I combine my skills to provide a unique water and yoga experience that will resonate with all who are exposed to my dynamic classes. I am a published author in AKWA, the national water pro journal of the Aquatic Exercise Association.

Ray Irish

Ray Irish

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

I am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and received my MSEd in Athletic Administration at SUNY Brockport where I interned as a Strength and Conditioning Coach.  I specialize in strength training and metabolic conditioning for athletes at any age.

Mark Kiripolsky

Mark Kiripolsky

AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

I am an AFAA certified trainer. I’ve been training at the JCC since 2006. If you’re looking for a faster and more efficient way to work out, I’m the trainer for you. By combining cardio and strength training, you will be able to get more done in less time with the use of kettlebells and free weights. I’m also experienced in bodybuilding, with two 1st place class wins at the Mr. Great Lakes Bodybuilding Contest. With my versatile background I can help you achieve your fitness goals!

Brittney Mazurek

Brittney Mazurek

NETA Certified Personal Trainer

I am a NETA Certified Personal Trainer, and certified instructor for HIIT/ Tabata, Barre, and Les Mills BodyPump. I have an athletic background and am passionate about running, yoga, sports and a healthy lifestyle. I became a personal trainer to help inspire and challenge clients to achieve their fitness goals. I look forward to individualizing your fitness program, and being there to motivate you every step of the way!

Rick Queeno

Rick Queeno

ISSA & NCSF Certified Personal Trainer

I am a Certified Fitness/Personal Trainer through NCSF and ISSA.  I am a graduate of NCCC with a Personal Trainer Certificate.  I am also a Certified Running Coach through RRCA.  I am qualified in Silver Sneakers and also TRX.  My focus is proper technique and range of motion.

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