Personal Training at American University is available to all students, faculty/staff, and Rec Fit members. Now is the time to reach your health and fitness goals. Personal Training offers multiple benefits including personalized programs and nationally recognized certified Personal Trainers to ensure safe and effective exercise programs and flexible training options to fit your schedule.
Personal Training Packages
There are a variety of services and packages to meet your needs. New clients begin by purchasing a Fitness Assessment. After the assessment, our standard sessions are 60 minutes. 30-minute sessions are available if you are pressed for time or have a busy schedule. If you want to work out with a friend or a group of friends, our Buddy or Small Group Training packages are great way to save money and add accountability for one another. Buddy sessions are for 2 people and small group training is for a group of 3-6 people individuals.
Standard sessions run 60 minutes.
Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Single Session: $80.00
Three Sessions: $225.00
Five Sessions: $350.00
Ten Sessions: $650.00
Fifteen Sessions: $885.00
Are you pressed for time? 30-minute sessions are great for anyone with a busy schedule or for folks who want less day-to-day instruction.
Three Sessions: $120.00
Five Sessions: $185.00
Ten Sessions: $335.00
Working out with a friend or co-worker is a great way to save money and add accountability. Sessions are for 2 people.
Three Sessions: $255.00
Five Sessions: $400.00
Ten Sessions: $750.00
Fifteen Sessions: $1,035.00
Grab your friends and join us for small group training. If you have a group of 3-6 individuals who would like to work out with a personal trainer, small group training is for you!
Five Sessions: $450.00
Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Series of measurements to help determine various components of physical fitness. Includes heart rate, body composition, blood pressure, flexibility, and cardio & muscular endurance testings.
Body Composition Test: $12.00
We use the skinfold technique to determine the percentage of lean mass and fat mass that comprise your body.
Brady is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He received a Bachelor's in Psychology from Ohio University in Athens, OH. He is currently pursuing his Master's in Health Promotion Management here at AU. Brady also serves as the Health Fitness Supervisor at Cassell Fitness Center.
Jack is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). He is a current student at American University studying Public Relations and Strategic Communications with a minor in Marketing. In high school, Jack was captain of his lacrosse team and led his team to two state championships. Currently, Jack's training is a mix of strength training and body building. During his training sessions, Jack listens to German rap to help keep him focused on his lifts. After his workouts Jack recovers with a protein shake and Rice Krispies cereal.
Jesse is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He received his Bachelor's in Health and Exercise Science from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He has specialties in group personal training and sports performance training. He is a Native Washingtonian who has coached Football and Track & Field on many levels. He enjoys playing basketball and flag football. His favorite band to workout to is Rage Against the Machine.
Maddy is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is currently working toward earning her BS/MS in Health Promotion at American University and also works as a fitness leader at Cassell Fitness Center. Maddy played volleyball and soccer in high school and was also captain of her cross country team. She is currently focusing on full-body strength training and enjoys running in the occasional 5K race with friends. She relies on Chance the Rapper to help her power through her workouts and loves to refuel with sweet potatoes and peanut butter post-workout.
Allie received a Bachelor's in Health, Physical Education & Exercise Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master's in Health Promotion & Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, a Certified Health Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a Certified Health Coach through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Allie has experience working with a wide variety of populations through many different fitness domains including weight loss, strength and conditioning, injury prevention, wellness coaching, and endurance training. Allie has been involved in many team sports throughout her life including basketball, field hockey, and soccer. She currently enjoys running, Crossfit-style workouts, and yoga. After a workout, she likes to refuel with anything she can put peanut butter on.
Lauren joined AU in Fall 2017. Lauren's main position on campus is serving as the Fitness Coordinator of Wellness & Special Events.
Jake is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA). He is a current American University student studying Financial Management from Montclair, New Jersey. Jake was a three-sport varsity athlete in high school and currently trains as a competitive body builder. Jake specializes in body building and fat loss. His favorite post workout meal is a double steak Chipotle burrito and Reese's peanut butter cups.
Sam is a certified Personal Trainer through the American Council of Exercise (ACE). Having an extensive background in the musical and performing arts, he holds a BA in theater from the University of Maryland, College Park. With a passion for all things movement, Sam has experience in a wide variety of movement and fitness disciplines, including gymnastics strength training, tumbling and balancing, Floreio, Tai Chi Chuan, The Alexander Technique, Health, Yoga and more.
Naim is certified as a Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Naim has been personal training since 2012. In 2009 Naim attended Howard University in Washington DC. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and received his degree in Sports Medicine. He started Personal Training at Washington Sports Club in his last year of college where he gained ample experience in performing Fitness Assessments, designing personalized fitness programs and training a diverse population. He also has taught boot camp classes. In 2013 he was accepted into medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. There he learned extensive knowledge of the human body and has used his education in Personal Training. 2017 he completed the medical program and acquired his medical degree. His end goal is to become a family physician with a specialty in Sports Medicine. He loves to promote health and wellness by combining his medical knowledge with personal training.
Erin is a certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Council of Exercise (ACE). She specializes in positive body image, whole-person wellness and strength training. On her own, she's an avid weight lifter who has competed in New Zealand and her favorite pump-up songs are Dreams and Nightmares by Meek Mill.
Ashley is certified through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She has been Personal Training at American University since 2014.
Chris is the Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness at American University. He holds a BS in Kinesiology and MS in Recreation and Sport Management, both from the University of Illinois. Chris is also a current grad student pursuing his MBA at AU.
Bob received a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a Master's in Health and Fitness from the University of Pittsburgh. Bob is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a certified strength and conditioning Specialist. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist through American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Do you have a nationally recognized certification? The personal training program is always looking for trainers that are interested in working with a variety of clients including students and faculty/staff.