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Personal Training

Our certified personal trainers will take your workouts to the next level and keep you motivated along the way. All of our trainers are certified in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.

Beginning May 2022, rates are as follows:

Save! 5-pack$285$235$165
Best Value! 10-pack$550$450$300
Save! 5-pack$185$160$110
Best Value! 10-pack$350$300$200

To learn more or to schedule a session with one of our trainers, contact Nicole at nhagemeyer@JCCindy.org or 317-715-9222.

Also as of May 1, the JCC has switched from MindBody to Daxko for all wellness services. Make all your purchases in one system, using the card the JCC already has on file for you. Just sign in to your Daxko account, search for your program and register.

Daxko Login Tips:

  • Use the email address or phone number associated with your JCC membership account
  • Follow the prompts to log in or reset your password
  • If you get locked out or if your email is tied to multiple accounts, call the Welcome Desk at 317-251-9467 or email info@JCCindy.org.

Please note that cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to avoid being charged for the session. Personal training sessions are for JCC members only.

Meet Our Personal Trainers


Kylie Barnett

Kylie graduated cum laude from the University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy and a minor in Spanish. She is a certified ACSM CPT and has interned at National Institute of Fitness & Sports and BASEC Training. In addition, she has shadowed 100+ hours of physical therapy, from geriatrics to pediatrics. Currently, she is a head coach of a T.I. Volleyball 15 Elite team and plays volleyball recreationally. Kylie is prepared to serve her clientele with fun, research-based training. She will challenge your mind and body to help you discover a newfound love—your best self.


Cara George

Cara graduated cum laude with honors for excellence in Health Promotion from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Exercise Physiology. Her personal training clients ranged from DOJ attorneys to members of the U.S. Marshal Service. Cara also served as a trainer for the White House Athletic Center. Simultaneously, Cara served as a yoga and strength instructor for the Jewish Community Center in Fairfax, Va as well as a prenatal fitness trainer for the Women’s Crisis Pregnancy Center in Washington D.C. Cara is dedicated to her clients and receives no greater joy than seeing her customers attain their goals and be able to maintain a healthy lifestyle long after she has stopped training them.


James D. Gould

A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, Jim was “reorganized” in 2012 and reinvented himself into a “pre-retirement” career. He has been a member of the JCC Personal Trainer team since 2013. “I specialize in active older adults because I am one!” Jim believes it is never too late to get into shape and live life to the fullest. “I truly believe an active mind and body are the fountains of youth!”  Jim also trains adolescents and young adults. National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certified personal trainer, Jim has certifications in SilverSneakers MSROM, SilverSneakers Cardio Fit, Group Cycling and Group exercise. “I keep fit to actively play with my five young grandchildren, not watch.”

Emily Guay

Emily obtained a Masters degree in Wellness Management and Gerontology from Ball State University. Her undergraduate degree is in Exercise Science and Fitness Management. She is an A.C.E. certified Personal Trainer who enjoys working with all types of people, but specializes in older adults. Emily believes it is never too late to improve your health and wellness. Her philosophy in attaining your goals is achieved through dedication; however moderation is the key to a balanced lifestyle.

Lindsey Jay

Lindsey’s passion for fitness skyrocketed her senior year of college at Ball State University – she ran her first mini marathon that year (2012) and has averaged 1-2 mini marathons every year since. She became certified to teach Zumba in 2014 and A.C.E. certified for personal training in June 2020. Lindsey’s personal experience of staying fit through pregnancy and then working on toning and losing weight postpartum has led her to specialize in working with pregnant and postpartum women, helping them regain core strength that was lost during pregnancy. While she loves helping everyone in their fitness journey, she has a special place in her heart for helping women feel confident in their own skin and creating healthy routines to implement.


Kyle Messer

Kyle Messer graduated from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. Currently in Indiana University’s Doctorate of Occupational Therapy program. Certification is through NASM. Has gained experience in occupational, physical, and cardiac rehabilitation settings prior to training at the JCC. Kyle enjoys engaging in physical activity, playing sports, dancing, and hiking.


Alicia Robinson

Alicia is ACSM certified. Her training focus includes balance, functional training and helping our senior athletes stay independent and strong. She has a B.S. in Computer Technology from North Carolina A&T University and an M.S. in Information Technology from Purdue University. Alicia has always been fascinated by the human body’s ability to adapt to its environment, good or bad.  Helping clients become physically fit and appreciating their bodies (no matter the size) is very fulfilling.

Lisa Thomas

Lisa graduated from Indiana University in 2008 with a degree in Kinesiology. Just days after graduating she started her career in the fitness industry. While getting her bachelors degree in Bloomington she became an ACE certified personal trainer as well as a STOTT (Merrithew) certified Pilates instructor. She stays current in her training methods by attending annual continuing education workshops. In her free time she enjoys working out and spending time with her friends and family. If you are eager to learn a new and safe way to exercise via Pilates reformer or need some extra motivation with your workouts via personal training, Lisa is just what you need!