Personal Trainers

Meet our fitness professionals

We pride ourselves on recruiting fitness professionals with varied backgrounds and approaches to fitness. By having multiple points of view we ensure that every client is perfectly matched based on their individual needs.


Sarah Vecchio

Director of Group Fitness and Personal Training

Email  | 610-376-2100 x330

Experience/Interests

Sarah received a B.S. in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University where she was a fitness instructor to students and faculty. Sarah has been working in fitness industry management since 2003 focusing on group exercise and personal training. She is certified through National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer and has been training clients at all fitness levels, even post-rehab. Sarah is also Body Zone’s Director of Group Fitness and when she isn’t busy planning the more than 130 group exercise programs in Body Zone’s studios and pool, you’ll find her chasing after her very active and young daughters.

Training Philosophy

Sarah is intent on showing her clients that they can do anything they put their mind to. She’s struggled through difficult pregnancies and hardships in life and as a former competitive gymnast knows the power of fitness to increase your confidence and affect your life in a positive way.

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Kinesiology
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
Les Mills Certified in BODYPUMP, BODYATTACK, BODYSTEP, BODYCOMBAT and CXWORX


Nate Seager

Email | 610-376-2100 x 459

Experience/Interests

Nate grew up in Myerstown, PA where he attended ELCO High School and played on the soccer and baseball teams. Nate joined Body Zone’s training team in 2007 and has coached and guided countless athletes and individuals to better health and strength. Nate is always ready to jump into a softball or soccer team and plays golf regularly.

Training Philosophy

Test yourself every day. You have to put in the time and effort to achieve your desired goals.

Education

Slippery Rock University, B.S. Exercise Science
NASM Certified Personal Trainer


Lisa Leayman

Email | 610-376-2100 x 454

Experience/Interests

Lisa started her personal training career as a Physical Education teacher at a local elementary school. Her passion for educating all ages about the benefits of leading a healthy and fit lifestyle led her to Body Zone where she continues to help all her clients reach and exceed their fitness goals. She is certified in golf, nutrition and senior fitness.

An avid and competitive distance runner for more than 20 years, Lisa has competed in numerous half marathons, triathlons, duathlons and endurance adventure races. As a member of the Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club, Lisa embraces her passion for running by volunteering, promoting and coaching. She brings this vast experience to her individual clients at Body Zone and her current cross country athletes. Her programming is designed with all levels in mind from the experienced distance runner to the beginner.

Training Philosophy

A little bit of consistent hard work equals extraordinary gains. Love yourself and love your body to make it the best it can be, inside and out.

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Marketing
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Golf Fitness Specialist


Melissa Figura

Email | 610-376-2100 x 462

Experience/Interests

Fitness has always been a huge priority and passion in Melissa’s life. She started her training career in 2006 and has experience working with all ages, from aspiring young athletes to older adults. She has really enjoyed helping her older adult clients achieve greater strength and mobility with a major focus on better core strength for improved balance and stabilization. An experienced group exercise teacher, Melissa specializes in SilverSneakers and BODYCOMBAT instruction and is well known for choreographing high-quality custom classes. Melissa loves spending her free time with her five sons and enjoys watching them in their many sporting activities. She enjoys running, biking and skiing. Because she believes in leading by example, she is very passionate about staying fit and healthy.

Training Philosophy

My main objective is to tailor each client’s workout specifically for them. Some people have limitations we have to work around but there is always a way. I teach my clients to never give up and to make strides each and every day. Staying both mentally and physically strong is the goal.

Education

ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Les Mills Certified BODYCOMBAT Instructor
SilverSneakers Group Exercise Instructor


Olivia Shaffer

Email  | 610-376-2100 x462

Experience/Interests

Olivia’s passion for fitness began as a standout, multiple-sport, youth athlete at the early age of five. In high school, her love for athletics blossomed into an enthusiasm for off-the-field conditioning and strength work. Her studies at Kutztown University were entirely focused on helping others as she completed her BS in Social Work while earning her Personal Training, Nutrition and Water Safety Instructor Certifications. She has also led healthy living and body image groups for women. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, cooking, running 5k’s and spending time with her family.

Training Philosophy

Fitness is a journey and not a destination; there is no end, just new goals.

Education

Kutztown University, B.S. Social Work
AFPA Certified Personal Trainer
Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor Certified
Nutrition and Wellness Consultant


Emily Gordon

Email | 610-376-2100 x461

Experience/Interests

Emily joined the Body Zone team as a group exercise instructor in 2010 and has enjoyed coaching many members in their fitness journey. Seeing the change that people could make with just some coaching in a large group setting sparked a desire to be able to help people with their goals on a more personal level. She believes that everyone deserves to be their personal best.

Training Philosophy

I see people of all ages, abilities, and talents come into Body Zone with a goal to better themselves. I love helping people reach those goals.

Education

San Diego State University, B.A. Communications
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Schwinn Cycling Instructor
Les Mills BODYPUMP Instructor
Fitour GroupX Certified Instructor


Dave Moseley

Email | 610-376-2100 x451

Experience/Interests

In high school, Dave was an All-League, multi-sport athlete at Brandywine Heights. He recently completed his degree in Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. During his time in college, Dave stayed involved in athletics by coaching all levels of basketball from youth, to high school. He has worked with countless individuals using body composition analysis for health assessments to help guide them through successful weight loss and reach fitness goals. Dave currently competes in endurance events and CrossFit competitions. When he isn’t in the gym, Dave loves to take his fitness outdoors to take part in backpacking, canoeing and fishing activities.

Training Philosophy

Use fitness to help your body move and function. Constantly vary your exercise. And push yourself past your goals. Most importantly, enjoy the process!

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Kinesiology


Audrey Turner

Email | 610-376-2100 x458

Experience/Interests

Audrey is a certified personal trainer through the W.I.T.S Program.  Along with teaching indoor cycling classes at Body Zone, she is also the director and coach for Body Zone’s Learn to Skate program and conducts private skating lessons.  An avid runner, Audrey has completed three Boston Marathons along with many 1/2 marathons and 10Ks. She also enjoys swimming and supporting her four children at their numerous hockey games and equestrian events.

Training Philosophy

Energy creates energy! Exercise creates energy. Energy improves attitude. Positive attitude stimulates the courage to attempt desirable changes in life.  Desirable changes in life create a healthy body and a healthy mind. The only thing to hold you back is that first step. Break the chain and move forward! A body in motion will stay in motion because energy creates energy!

Education

Certified W.I.T.S Personal Trainer
Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor
Ice Capades Figure Skater (1981-1985)
Ice Skating Coach (1992 – present)
Body Zone Learn to Skate Director (2004 – present)


Morgan Fogelman

Email | 610-376-2100

Experience/Interests

Morgan started his coaching career at Juniata College, under the mentorship of the legendary Doug Smith. In his more than 15 year career, Morgan has worked with numerous athletes at the high school, college and professional levels including Junior/Senior Olympians, Highland Games competitors, nationally ranked CrossFit athletes, World’s Strongest Man competitors, NBA veterans and NFL prospects. Morgan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He holds a Sports Performance Coaching Certification with USA Weightlifting in addition to a CrossFit Level 1 Certification. An avid sports enthusiast and former collegiate basketball and volleyball player, Morgan continues to compete in multiple disciplines, including endurance events (triathlon, mud runs, etc.), Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and CrossFit competitions.

Training Philosophy

Express your fitness consistently. Work hard. Listen to your body. Eat clean. Motivate others to do the same.

Education

Juniata College, B.A.
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification
USAW Sports Performance Coaching Certification
CrossFit Level 1

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